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Why Did Wheeler Throw 114 Pitches In First Start?

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Why Did Wheeler Throw 114 Pitches In First Start?

I’ve received two emails this morning asking me why Zack Wheeler was allowed to throw 114 pitches in Thursday’s 8-2 loss to the Washington Nationals – one short of his career high. I couldn’t really tell you the exact reason why, but if I were to venture a guess I’d say it was because Terry […]

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Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

April 3 Bobby Parnell indicated Thursday that team doctors have told him it is “50-50” whether he will require Tommy John surgery. The injured closer added that he may make a decision about whether to have surgery in two weeks — not wait the full six weeks that includes a throwing program Sandy Alderson laid […]

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Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

After leading the league in strikeouts in 2013, the Mets are off to an ominous start in 2014, setting a modern MLB record with 31 strikeouts through their first two games of the season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Still reeling from striking out 18 times on Opening Day against Stephen Strasburg and the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 1

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 1

The packed stadium was now empty. The dressings of Opening Day gone. Day turned to night. And the Mets still in search of their 2014 offense. For the first time since 2005, the Mets will start the season 0-2. Also, for the first time since 1997, they start the season 0-2 at home. The Nationals […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Should Mets Have Made the Ike Davis for Matt Joyce Trade?

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Should Mets Have Made the Ike Davis for Matt Joyce Trade?

An MMO Fan Shot by Adam AKA Schnitzer’s Marble Rye Should the Mets have traded Ike Davis for Matt Joyce? After watching a spring training filled with injuries, inconsistency, and still no clear cut answers at the first base position, I’m wondering if Sandy Alderson made a mistake by not pulling the trigger on a […]

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A Long Crawl to Opening Day

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
A Long Crawl to Opening Day

In Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption, the main character, Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins, uses a rock hammer and two decades of time to dig a tunnel from prison to freedom. After six long, winter months without Mets baseball, my Dad and I traveled five hours and ten minutes through a snowstorm, traffic, lost […]

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Wright and Lagares Were Two Bright Spots In An Otherwise Dim Afternoon

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Wright and Lagares Were Two Bright Spots In An Otherwise Dim Afternoon

Despite a heart-breaking loss on Opening Day, a game that had the Mets only three outs away from victory, there were a couple of bright spots worth mentioning. While many may overreact to the team’s first loss and are focusing on another classic bullpen collapse, Eric Young striking out four times while batting leadoff, and […]

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A Fiery Alderson Says A 90 Win Season Is The Goal

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
A Fiery Alderson Says A 90 Win Season Is The Goal

Sandy Alderson continues to push his 90 wins mantra and said today that it wasn’t just an expectation, but the goal and a challenge for Terry Collins and the team. “It wasn’t a guarantee. It wasn’t a prediction. It was a challenge,” Alderson said. “It’s important for us to change the conversation. The 90 wins is […]

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Opening Series Preview: Washington Nationals

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
Opening Series Preview: Washington Nationals

The long winter is over. It is Opening Day 2014! The Mets will begin their schedule playing host to the division rival Washington Nationals. A team that finished 2013 on a strong note, but still comes into the new season having something to prove to make up for an overall disappointing campaign. For the Mets, 2014 […]

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What Being A Mets Fan Really Means

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
What Being A Mets Fan Really Means

It’s like clockwork you know, hell I could even set my watch to it. Every year and almost exactly around this time, nostalgia rushes over me in a wave of mixed emotions. I feel the cold rattle my aching bones yet I know somewhere warm and far away, my team is getting ready for a […]

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