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MMO Exclusive: Relief Prospect Paul Sewald Setting Himself Up For Success

An article by posted on 22/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Relief Prospect Paul Sewald Setting Himself Up For Success

He is doing what he always does, what has elevated his professional baseball game from one level to the next. Paul Sewald is throwing strikes. From his earlier times on the pitching mound Sewald has understood the value of throwing strikes. Like he has over his minor league career, this spring he is using his […]

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Keith Law Ranks Mets’ Justin Dunn As 84th Best MLB Prospect

An article by posted on 23/01/2017 0 Comments
Keith Law Ranks Mets’ Justin Dunn As 84th Best MLB Prospect

Keith Law is rolling out his top prospect list, starting with 100-81 on ESPN Insider. At #84 is New York Mets pitching prospect Justin Dunn, the 19th overall selection and the Mets first pick in the 2016 draft. Law has this to say about the Mets prospect: “Dunn has always had a good arm and […]

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MMO Exclusive: Mets Relief Prospect Paul Sewald

An article by posted on 04/11/2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Mets Relief Prospect Paul Sewald

Paul Sewald was drafted by the Mets in the 2012 draft in the 10th round out of the University of San Diego. The right-handed reliever made his pro debut in spectacular fashion with the Brooklyn Cyclones. He had a 1.88 ERA, 0.98 WHIP and went 4 for 4 in save chances. Paul would follow up his […]

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Changes To Strike Zone, Intentional Walks Approved By Committee

An article by posted on 04/06/2016 0 Comments
Changes To Strike Zone, Intentional Walks Approved By Committee

The MLB’s competition committee has reportedly agreed to raise the bottom of the strike zone, which could be instated as early as 2017 (ESPN). The current rule states the bottom of the zone is at the “hollow beneath the kneecap,” while the rule change would make it the top of the knee. The committee has […]

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Mets Minors: With Sandy Alderson On Hand, Binghamton Ekes Out 3-2 Victory For Third Straight Win

An article by posted on 27/04/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: With Sandy Alderson On Hand, Binghamton Ekes Out 3-2 Victory For Third Straight Win

Unlike their parent squad who uses the long ball as the primary tool in their offensive toolkit, the Binghamton Mets used small ball to eke out a 3-2 decision over Portland in an ice box called NYSEG Stadium. Binghamton totaled only three hits on the night, but used head’s-up base running and timely Dominic Smith […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Rosario With Another Game Winner

An article by posted on 13/04/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Rosario With Another Game Winner

Sacramento 5, Las Vegas (2-2) 4 The 51s scored three runs in the bottom of the 9th but the rally fell short when Rene Rivera struck out to end the game with T.J. Rivera stranded on second base. Matt Reynolds lead the Las Vegas offense, going 2 for 4 with a run scored and is […]

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Matt Harvey and Mets Offense Shine In 11-0 Rout Over Marlins

An article by posted on 13/03/2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey and Mets Offense Shine In 11-0 Rout Over Marlins

The New York Mets traveled to Jupiter and defeated the Miami Marlins by a score of 11-0 on Sunday. The Mets pounded out a 15-hit attack while shutting out the Fish in the first of three games the Mets will play at Roger Dean Stadium this week. Another very impressive spring start for Matt Harvey who […]

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There’s More to Catching Than Just Throwing Out Baserunners

An article by posted on 24/02/2016 0 Comments
There’s More to Catching Than Just Throwing Out Baserunners

There is no more physically, psychologically, and intellectually demanding position in Major League Baseball than catcher. A catcher needs to know the entire scouting report for the opposition at the plate and on the basepaths. The catcher needs to balance a hitter’s strengths and weaknesses against his battery mate in calling a game. If a […]

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Are Mets Starters Out Of Gas?

An article by posted on 29/10/2015 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 29/10/2015 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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