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Does Spring Training Matter?

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Does Spring Training Matter?

After the Nationals dropped the Mets spring training record to 7-16-5, it got me thinking. Do spring training records have any correlation to regular season and postseason success? In doing some research, I came across an article published in April of 2012 by ESPN senior writer, David Schoenfield. The article looks back at the teams […]

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MMO Exclusive: Adam Rubin Sizes Up Mets As Spring Training Draws To An End

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Adam Rubin Sizes Up Mets As Spring Training Draws To An End

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin is well known for his intensive coverage of the Mets, live tweeting games, interviewing players, and breaking stories as they happen.  I recently had the chance to talk with Adam and hear his take on the young aces, David Wright, and his expectations of the team this season. Noah: Coming […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

With only six days remaining until the new 2016 season begins next Sunday night in Kansas City, we are beginning to get some clarity as to what our Opening Day roster will look like. Here’s how it breaks down: Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson, RF David Wright, 3B Yoenis Cespedes, CF Lucas Duda, 1B Neil Walker, […]

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Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

Michael Conforto and Yoenis Cespedes should both return to action on Sunday. Steve Mitchell, USA Today According to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, manager Terry Collins is hoping to have most of his regulars in the lineup on Sunday, when the Mets play the Washington Nationals. Various injuries, aches and sprains have kept […]

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Three Mets Breakout Candidates For 2016

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Three Mets Breakout Candidates For 2016

Michael Conforto, LF Michael Conforto surely made a name for himself after being called-up this past July, hitting at a .270/.335/.506 clip with nine home runs and 26 RBI’s in 194 plate appearances after a torrid rise through the Mets farm system. Conforto, 23, was considered the best left-handed hitter in his draft class in […]

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Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

In Friday night’s game against the Nationals, Juan Lagares, who has spent a majority of time in center field in his major league career, got the start in left field while Yoenis Cespedes played in center. Lagares has started 127 games in left field in his professional career. However, most of them came in his […]

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White Sox Dropped The Ball On LaRoche Situation

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
White Sox Dropped The Ball On LaRoche Situation

Being a father while being a big leaguer must be extremely difficult. You are effectively on the road nine months out of the year and often miss the formative years of your own children. That’s why we hear stories about how players like bringing their kids around whenever possible. There are the stories of Ken Griffey, Jr. and Barry […]

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2016 Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Travis d’Arnaud, C Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: February 10, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Contract: $550,000, Arb Eligible 2017, Free Agent 2020 2015 Recap Travis d’Arnaud was probably the most under-appreciated player on the Mets roster this past season. Although he missed significant time due to another freak injury, he was fantastic […]

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Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

It has been a great Spring Training Camp for the New York Mets so far, with no real issues to speak of and lot’s of quiet confidence exuding from the clubhouse and on the field. However, one thing that’s been noticeably absent since they started playing games three weeks ago, is the familiar presence of […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets return to Jupiter, Fla. to take on the Miami Marlins on Thursday at 1:05 PM. Jacob deGrom will get the start and will be followed by left-hander Steven Matz for the Mets while the Marlins counter with Jose Fernandez at Roger Dean Stadium. DeGrom will be pitching for the first time […]

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