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Mets Rally To Beat Cubs 4-3

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Rally To Beat Cubs 4-3

The New York Mets (41-37) defeated the Chicago Cubs (51-27) by a score of 4-3 tonight. However, the Nationals also won, so the Mets were unable to gain any ground in the standings. Pitching: Steven Matz, dealing with the widely talked about bone spur in his elbow, toed the rubber for the Mets tonight and […]

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Lucas Duda Still Two Weeks Away From Resuming Baseball Activities

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Still Two Weeks Away From Resuming Baseball Activities

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters at Nationals Park on Tuesday and said the Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is still rehabbing at the team’s complex in Port St. Lucie. Alderson added that Duda is still at least two weeks away from resuming baseball activities, as he looks to return from a stress fracture in his […]

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Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

We continue our widely-beloved “Know Your Stats” series with a “gateway stat:” Weighted Runs Above Average. wRAA is essentially wOBA converted into runs, but understanding wRAA is crucial to understanding Wins Above Replacement and Weighted Runs Created Plus, which we’ll be talking about this afternoon. One of the biggest issues with rate statistics like wOBA […]

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Wheeler Felt Fine After Throwing On Flat Ground

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
Wheeler Felt Fine After Throwing On Flat Ground

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler resumed throwing on Monday at the team’s complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida and “felt fine” assistant GM John Ricco told reporters. (ESPN New York) Wheeler threw for the first time after dodging a scare and receiving a cortisone injection for nerve pain in his pitching arm last week in New York. Ricco […]

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I’ll Be Rooting Hard For Michael Conforto

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
I’ll Be Rooting Hard For Michael Conforto

As you know by now, the New York Mets demoted struggling outfielder Michael Conforto to Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday, and promoted outfielder Brandon Nimmo to the big league team. After rocketing through the system last year and breaking out with 12 doubles, nine home runs and a 132 OPS+ in 56 games, things deteriorated […]

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It’s Official: Mets Have Signed Free Agent Jose Reyes

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
It’s Official: Mets Have Signed Free Agent Jose Reyes

UPDATE: IT’S OFFICIAL! Statement from Jose Reyes: As I have expressed in the past, I deeply regret the incident that occurred and remain remorseful and apologetic to my family. I have completed the counseling required by MLB, have been an ongoing therapy, and will continue with counseling going forward.  I appreciate the Mets organization for believing […]

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Why Haven’t The Mets Turned To Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
Why Haven’t The Mets Turned To Dilson Herrera

There appears to be two very different views of Mets second base prospect Dilson Herrera. The first is the player who absolutely rakes in the minors hitting .310/.362/.504 over two seasons at Triple-A Las Vegas.  This is the player the Mets see as their second baseman of the future – a future that was supposed to […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Signing Reyes Is More Than A PR Issue

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Signing Reyes Is More Than A PR Issue

MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love, Originally Published on Fair and Unbalanced In 2006, the Mets were one pitch away — albeit, a nasty, possibly unhittable Adam Wainwright curveball (that Carlos Beltran watched for strike three with the bases loaded, but I digress) – from making the World Series.  That team was led by two of the game’s […]

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Morning Grind: Asdrubal Cabrera Comes Up Big Against Royals

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Asdrubal Cabrera Comes Up Big Against Royals

Coming off an infuriating, deflating and frustrating weekend series in which the Mets were swept by the cellar dwelling Atlanta Braves and could muster up all but four runs, the citizens of Panic City were coming out of the woodwork’s left and right. The incumbent World Series champs were set to return to Citi Field […]

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Zack Wheeler’s Elbow Is Fine, Diagnosed With Nerve Irritation

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler’s Elbow Is Fine, Diagnosed With Nerve Irritation

The New York Mets announced that Zack Wheeler has no structural damage in his right elbow and that he has been diagnosed with sensory nerve irritation. Doctors administered a cortisone shot and Wheeler will remain idle for 48 hours. He will be allowed to pitch once he feels comfortable enough to begin throwing again. Wheeler, […]

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