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Are Mets Starters Out Of Gas?

An article by posted on October 29, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Starters Out Of Gas?

The first two games of the World Series have not been particularly kind to Mets starting pitching. Both Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom, while not terrible by any means, were certainly off their games. This begs the question: has the fatigue of the long season become too much? In Game 1, Harvey went six innings, […]

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Cueto Dominates Mets With Complete Game Gem

An article by posted on October 29, 2015 0 Comments
Cueto Dominates Mets With Complete Game Gem

  Despite an inconsistent postseason in 2015, Johnny Cueto delivered an incredible performance last night in Game 2 of the World Series. He fired nine outstanding innings while allowing only one run and two hits. It was a tremendous rebound for Cueto, who allowed eight runs in his last start against the Blue Jays. However, […]

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Oh, What A KNIGHT! Harvey Speaks To Reporters…

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Oh, What A KNIGHT! Harvey Speaks To Reporters…

Kudos to Newsday on this spectacular back page in today’s paper that perfectly describes the super-charged atmosphere at Citi Field, no doubt fueled by a dominant pitching performance by right-hander Matt Harvey. After the game, Harvey spoke to reporters and fielded questions. Was cold weather a factor in setting up your secondary pitches, making it […]

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Harvey Dominates Cubs For Second Career Playoff Win

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Dominates Cubs For Second Career Playoff Win

In the second playoff start of his career, Matt Harvey was outstanding. He struck out nine batters in 7.2 innings while allowing just two runs and four hits. With the win yesterday, he became the third pitcher in franchise history to win the first two games of his Mets’ playoff career. Tom Glavine did so […]

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Niese Solid In Back To Back Relief Appearances

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Solid In Back To Back Relief Appearances

In his fourth relief appearance of the season, Jon Niese retired two batters and allowed one hit against the Nationals on Sunday. He also pitched a scoreless inning during Saturday’s game, and has yielded just one run in 3.2 innings of relief during this week. This performance probably cements his spot on the postseason roster. […]

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Jeurys Familia Ties Franchise Record With 43 Saves

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Ties Franchise Record With 43 Saves

Jeurys Familia notched his 43rd save of the season on Sunday, matching Armando Benitez (who saved 43 in 2001} for the most saves in a single season in franchise history. It’s been a remarkable season for Familia, who was unexpectedly thrust into the closer role after Jenrry Mejia was suspended for PED use in early […]

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Tyler Clippard Remains Unavailable With Stiff Back

An article by posted on September 19, 2015 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard Remains Unavailable With Stiff Back

Mets reliever Tyler Clippard, who was unavailable on Friday, remains unavailable on Saturday because of back tightness. He injured during his final pregame throw on Friday. “He’s got to get some treatment and then go throw, but he’s pretty stiff this morning,” said manager Terry Collins. Clippard is the Mets regular setup man in the […]

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MMO Exclusive: T.J. Rivera Just Keeps Hitting and Hoping

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: T.J. Rivera Just Keeps Hitting and Hoping

When his baseball playing days are behind him, T.J. Rivera wants to be remembered as a grinder, a guy who didn’t simply go through the motions but played with 100 percent effort every time he stepped on a baseball diamond. “That’s something I’ve always tried to live up to, going out there and playing hard […]

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Familia Earns 34th Save, Adds New Filthy Splitter To Arsenal

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Earns 34th Save, Adds New Filthy Splitter To Arsenal

Last night in a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, Terry Collins asked his closer Jeurys Familia to get four outs for his ball club. Familia did exactly that, and the Mets perserved in a much needed victory to remain 5 1/2 games up on the Washington Nationals. Familia came on in the bottom of […]

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Eric Campbell Optioned To Triple-A, Michael Conforto To Remain With Mets

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Campbell Optioned To Triple-A, Michael Conforto To Remain With Mets

The New York Mets have announced that utilityman Eric Campbell has been optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room on the roster for Michael Cuddyer who has been activated from the disabled list. The news means that rookie Michael Conforto will remain with the big league team and most likely platoon with Cuddyer in […]

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