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MMO Feature: Growing Pains of a Great Rotation

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Feature: Growing Pains of a Great Rotation

Outside of some Volvos, the odd Audi, VW, and occasional Ford, five cylinder engines are not the most common propulsion devices in the automotive world. In baseball, however, a five man corps has become the accepted standard for modern-day starting rotations. In both of these cases, if a component- either cylinder or starter, misfires consistently, […]

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The Butt-Hurt Media Didn’t Get Their Pound Of Flesh Last Night

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
The Butt-Hurt Media Didn’t Get Their Pound Of Flesh Last Night

Let me be clear; I don’t really care that Matt Harvey opted not to talk to the media regardless of the hissy fit by the Mets beat writers and columnists this morning. Harvey – or any other ball player for that matter – is under no obligation to meet with media after the game or […]

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Mets Add Ty Kelly To 40-Man Roster, DFA Dario Alvarez

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Add Ty Kelly To 40-Man Roster, DFA Dario Alvarez

Utility infielder/outfielder Ty Kelly was officially added to the 40-man roster and is with the team and available to play tonight against the Washington National. Kelly, 27, will wear uniform No. 55, last worn be Kelly Johnson. To make room for Kelly, the Mets designated LHP Dario Alvarez for assignment. Original Report If Lucas Duda‘s back injury becomes […]

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As Mets Struggle Offensively, Asdrubal Cabrera Remains Solid

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
As Mets Struggle Offensively, Asdrubal Cabrera Remains Solid

The Mets offense has certainly had its highs and lows so far this season and for the time being, it is struggling pretty badly. Curtis Granderson has not been his usual self and Neil Walker has cooled off since a great first few weeks. David Wright has been either league average or absolutely awful depending […]

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3 Up 3 Down: A Series To Forget For The Mets

An article by posted on May 20, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: A Series To Forget For The Mets

3 Up 1. Syndergaard Was Scintillating In a pitcher’s duel that surely lived up to its expectations, Noah Syndergaard was able to out-duel Nationals ace Max Scherzer. Syndergaard’s slider was just about as good as it’s been all year, as he went on to strike out 10 Nationals en route to his fourth win of […]

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Revisionist History: The Lunch Incident

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Revisionist History: The Lunch Incident

As an educator, particularly as one of the social studies variety, part of my responsibility is to make sure students are corroborating evidence from multiple sources in order to form an educated and unbiased opinion of certain historical events.  This is a valuable skill, as it encourages them to seek various point of views and […]

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Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

As you know, one prominent name that was missing from Sunday’s lineup against the Colorado Rockies, was that of right fielder Curtis Granderson. Manager Terry Collins gave his leadoff hitter the day off hoping that a two-day respite will help get Granderson out of the funk that has been plaguing him in recent weeks. Collins is […]

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Week 7 Mets Pitching Review: Thor Brings The Thunder

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Week 7 Mets Pitching Review: Thor Brings The Thunder

A review of the latest turn through the Mets’ starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Quality Start? (Starts/QS) Matt Harvey (3-4) 6.0 4 2(2) 10 2 4.50 1.48 Yes (7/3) Steven Matz (5-1) 6.0 6 2(2) 5 1 2.86 1.18 Yes (6/5) Jacob deGrom (3-1) 7.0 8 […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs. Dodgers, 10:10 PM

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs. Dodgers, 10:10 PM

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 • 10:10 p.m. (ET) Dodger Stadium • Los Angeles, CA RHP Noah Syndergaard (2-2, 2.58) vs. RHP Kenta Maeda (3-1, 1.66) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM On Tuesday night, the Mets got a solid start from Jacob deGrom, but only managed two runs before Robles allowed the […]

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Asdrubal ‘Two Good’ Not To Be In Two Hole

An article by posted on May 10, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal ‘Two Good’ Not To Be In Two Hole

Contrary to what many felt about it when the move was made by Terry Collins, myself included, Curtis Granderson has been a fantastic leadoff hitter since being slotted there 52 times in the 2014 season.  He was, in essence, the full time leadoff hitter last year as well occupying the top spot in 138 of […]

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