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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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Pure DeGromination

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pure DeGromination

You’re looking at the official 2015 All Star Game portrait of Jacob deGrom which he just posted to Instagram. Jacob deGrom has been brilliant for the Mets this season, posting a 9-6 record with a 2.14 ERA that ranks fourth best in the National League. In his last seven starts, dating back to June 1, […]

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Niese Tosses Seventh Consecutive Quality Start

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Tosses Seventh Consecutive Quality Start

Pitching in place of injured Steven Matz on Sunday, fellow southpaw Jon Niese responded with his seventh straight quality start as the Mets completed a sweep of the Diamondbacks with a 5-3 win. Niese tossed 6 2/3 innings and allowed three runs on five hits including a home run by Paul Goldschmidt. He walked none […]

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Matz Brilliant Again Versus Dodgers

An article by posted on July 6, 2015 0 Comments
Matz Brilliant Again Versus Dodgers

Following his historic MLB debut, Steven Matz dominated again during his second start. He tossed six shutout innings against the first place Dodgers while allowing only two hits and striking out eight. “This guy has got outstanding stuff. You saw it today,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “He’s got three ‘plus’ pitches. He throws strikes. […]

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Bombs Away: Dillon Gee Roughed Up PCL-Style

An article by posted on June 26, 2015 0 Comments
Bombs Away: Dillon Gee Roughed Up PCL-Style

What an inauspicious return to the mound for Dillon Gee, who made his first start for Triple-A Las Vegas tonight. Gee, who came so close to being a former Met this past week, tossed five innings and gave up six runs, all earned, on seven hits including two doubles and two homers. The veteran right-hander […]

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