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Familia Notches 33rd Save, But Not Without Some Big-Time Jitters

An article by posted on August 19, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Notches 33rd Save, But Not Without Some Big-Time Jitters

I have a confession to make… When Tyler Clippard failed to get those two left-handed hitters out in the bottom of the ninth inning of Tuesday night’s game, I was sweating and pacing. Those old feelings of doom and gloom started creeping back. With the Mets up 5-1 Clippard, who is among the best in […]

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Could The Struggling Nationals Turn To Wally Backman?

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Could The Struggling Nationals Turn To Wally Backman?

The Nationals are struggling big time. Despite being one of the preseason World Series favorites, Washington has dipped under .500 and now sits 4.5 games behind the Mets in the division and 9.5 back in the Wild Card. They’ve lost six straight as well as 17 of their last 24, leaving some to speculate that […]

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An MMO Original: 5 Keys To Unlocking The Mets’ Postseason Dreams

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: 5 Keys To Unlocking The Mets’ Postseason Dreams

Starting Pitching Well this is about as obvious as they come; the New York Mets starting pitching is essentially to a successful stretch run.  The starting rotation ranks 3rd in the National League in ERA with a 3.26. Jacob deGrom has been nothing short of fantastic and is a serious contender to win NL Cy Young. […]

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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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