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Harvey Aims To Pitch Even Better Tonight

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Aims To Pitch Even Better Tonight

After a an incredibly dominating start in his season debut against the Washington Nationals, a start that had Gary Cohen saying, “It’s like he never left,” Matt Harvey is looking for more tonight when he takes on the Philadelphia Phillies. “For me, 90 pitches through six innings is not good enough,” Harvey told reporters on Monday morning. […]

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And Here Comes Sean Gilmartin

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
And Here Comes Sean Gilmartin

I know, I know, only two weeks ago I said, “No way this guy makes the 25, he looks like roadkill out there.” But what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a lefty reliever who throws with no fear. So out of this pack of underwhelming relievers, Sandy’s words not mine, here comes Sean […]

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Michael Conforto Seizes the Moment, Shines in Spring Debut

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Seizes the Moment, Shines in Spring Debut

In Saturday’s split squad game against Atlanta, the Mets beat the Braves by a score of 3-1 at Tradition Field. Jacob deGrom started and was sharp for two innings, but make no mistake that  2015 first rounder Michael Conforto, was the big story of the day. Conforto went 3-for-4 at the plate  and drove in all three […]

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Kevin Long Discusses Hitting Approach and Philosophy

An article by posted on January 18, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Discusses Hitting Approach and Philosophy

This off-season, the Mets hired former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long to help alleviate some of the Mets woes on offense. In an article by John Harper of the NY Daily News, Long shared his thoughts about the Mets approach and he believes there are misconceptions about it. “I think they’ve had to try to […]

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Colon Ejected In Mets 12th Straight Home Loss To Nats

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Colon Ejected In Mets 12th Straight Home Loss To Nats

What’s happening this season between the Mets and the Nationals is getting out of hand. The division leading Nats have absolutely abused the Mets at Citi Field this year and that continued last night. After the Nats hit two home runs, Colon was ejected for retaliating against Ian Desmond and Jayson Werth. After the game, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 6, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 6, Mets 1

The Mets lost to the Atlanta Braves by a score of 6-1 on Thursday night, for their 72nd loss of the season and putting them at ten games under .500. Jon Niese pitched a solid game. He got through 7.1 innings with 5 K’s, 1 BB and giving up 9 hits and 3 ER. His […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 3 (13 Innings)

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 3 (13 Innings)

The Mets (54-61) lost a 13 inning heartbreaker to the Nationals (62-51) this afternoon by a score of 5-3. Mets starter Jacob deGrom was not himself early on, giving up three early runs before settling down in his last two innings of work. deGrom didn’t dominate like he had in his previous few starts, but […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Nationals 1

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Nationals 1

The Mets (54-59) beat the Nationals (60-51) by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday night in Washington. Zack Wheeler got the start for the Mets and was inefficient, but managed to get the job done. Zack went 6.2 innings, striking out 5 and allowing just 1 run despite surrendering 7 hits, 4 walks, and a […]

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Command Performance: DeGrom Brings His Best To Mets Rotation

An article by posted on July 9, 2014 0 Comments
Command Performance: DeGrom Brings His Best To Mets Rotation

The Mets came out firing on all cylinders on Tuesday night at Citi Field, as they scored five runs in the first three innings to quickly go up on the Braves 5-0, behind a hitting attack lead by the surging Curtis Granderson, who launched his 14th dinger on the season in the first inning. On a […]

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Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

In my recap Saturday, I didn’t do right by Jeurys Familia by simply stating that the big rightly tossed two perfect innings in the Mets 5-3 win over the Pirates. In a word, of better yet two words, Familia was “downright nasty.” Once regarded as one of the Mets’ top starting pitching prospects, Familia has […]

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