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The Washington Nationals Are The Greatest Team That Never Was

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Washington Nationals Are The Greatest Team That Never Was

Despite being the early favorites in the National League East, the Washington Nationals’ season is quickly turning into a nightmare. They have dramatically played below expectations, and their season hit a shockingly new low over the weekend. They were swept by the San Francisco Giants, which extended their losing streak to six games and put […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Cespedes and Tigers Unwillingness To Budge (Part 2)

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Cespedes and Tigers Unwillingness To Budge (Part 2)

Here is the second part of my interview this morning with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson on me weekly Tip-Off Show. You can read part one of Sandy’s interview by clicking here. John: I’m a gigantic Michael Fulmer fan, I’ve watched him pitch six times this season. I have to ask you, please tell me just […]

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Featured Post: What Would It Cost To Keep Cespedes?

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: What Would It Cost To Keep Cespedes?

The move to obtain Yoenis Cespedes to bolster the (deservedly) maligned Met offense has signaled an important shift in the thinking of the club’s front office. Following a string of losing seasons rivaled only by the desultory performance of the Houston Astros over the same period, the Sandy Alderson regime who have steadfastly adhered to […]

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Move Over Yankees, This is a Mets Town Now

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Move Over Yankees, This is a Mets Town Now

Move over Yankees, there is a new sheriff in town. In a city that has been dominated by the big brother New York Yankees since Carlos Beltran was left frozen on an Adam Wainwright curveball in 2006, the tide has been turning for the Amazin Mets, the only first place team that plays in the […]

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Innings Limits Are Problematic For October Baseball

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Innings Limits Are Problematic For October Baseball

The Mets’ most recent post-trade deadline surge has the team, fans and writers all thinking optimistically to the potential for October baseball in Queens for the first time since 2006. While everything from the team’s offensive surge to the Nationals’ inability to get out of their own way bodes well for the Metropolitans as October […]

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CarGo: DeGrom is DeBest Pitcher in Baseball Hands Down

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
CarGo: DeGrom is DeBest Pitcher in Baseball Hands Down

Following Matt Harvey‘s dominant performance Tuesday against the Rockies, Jacob deGrom responded with a stellar outing of his own. He fired seven shutout inning while striking out ten to earn his 11th win of the season. Colorado’s lineup looked completely overmatched as deGrom annihilated them with his explosive heater and electrifying breaking pitches. “I was […]

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Mets Magic Number is 48, You’re Damn Right We Believe!

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Magic Number is 48, You’re Damn Right We Believe!

On Tuesday night, the New York Mets shutout the Colorado Rockies by a score of 4-0 thanks to eight brilliant innings by Matt Harvey and some timely hitting. It was the team’s 10th shutout victory of the year and sixth at home. With the win and a Washington Nationals loss, the Mets opened up a 2.5 game […]

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Kelly Johnson: You Hit Or You Sit?

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson: You Hit Or You Sit?

By now most of you have heard all about Terry Collins and his mantra of “either you hit or you sit,” and I don’t think there’s anyone among us who doesn’t applaud this. But as I said at the time, I wonder if Collins will really stick to it, especially knowing his affinity for giving […]

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D’Arnaud Homers, Having Fun, Believes In Team

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Homers, Having Fun, Believes In Team

Travis d’Arnaud homered off Jon Gray in the second inning for his fifth home run of the season. It was his first home run since June 20, the last time any Mets catcher has homered. It was also his single that ignited last night’s rally in the seventh inning, which led to a come-from-behind 4-2 victory […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on August 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets and the Tampa Bay Rays will hook up to play a rubber match this afternoon at Tropicana Field after splitting the first two games of the series. Bartolo Colon (10-10, 4.72) will try to clinch a series win for the Mets and he opposes right-hander Chris Archer (10-8, 2.54) for the […]

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An MMO Original: The Mets’ Greatest Remaining Weaknesses

An article by posted on August 9, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Mets’ Greatest Remaining Weaknesses

The Mets are hot. There’s no denying that. But that is precisely why it’s time to play the Devil’s advocate; this whole “score 8 runs per game, make Terry look like a genius, do no wrong” type of play isn’t likely to show up in every one of the 53 games left in the regular […]

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