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The Umpire Strikes Back… At Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
The Umpire Strikes Back… At Juan Lagares

It was clearly a turning point in last night’s game. Juan Lagares was at the plate with the bases loaded and one out in the Met’s seventh inning and the tying run only 90 feet away. First, with the count at 2-0, Lagares was charged with a strike when the first base umpire ruled he had not adequately […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Speed Kills… And So Do 3-RBI Games

An article by posted on August 12, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Speed Kills… And So Do 3-RBI Games

Things are starting to look bright. Despite David Wright landing on the DL and speculations about him not coming back for the season, the Mets seem to be doing just fine without him. Completing a sweep of the Rockies (who had won 8 straight against the Mets at Citi Field prior) and taking 2/3 from […]

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Wilmer Flores: The Anti-Gregg Jefferies

An article by posted on August 12, 2013 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores: The Anti-Gregg Jefferies

Say the name Gregg Jefferies to any long-time Mets fan and you’ll get various reactions.  Some people loved his spunk and appreciated his contributions to the team as it pushed toward the 1988 NL East title.  Other cringe upon hearing his name because of the negative effects he had on the clubhouse and the team’s […]

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Pedro Feliciano Hasn’t Missed A Beat

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Pedro Feliciano Hasn’t Missed A Beat

Just before that start of the 2007 season as the Mets were breaking camp at Port St. Lucie I remembered a conversation I had with Mark Hale of the New York Post. It was one of the first interviews I did for MMO, and one of my questions was regarding a seldom heard reliever by […]

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Syndergaard Spins Five Shutout Innings Again

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
Syndergaard Spins Five Shutout Innings Again

Well, get used to reading this every time that our star prospect Noah Syndergaard takes the mound — he tossed another five shutout innings tonight. In his last 16 innings pitched spanning three starts, Noah Syndergaard (THOR) has allowed just one run on five hits while striking out 16. — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) August […]

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Joel Youngblood: No Respect

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
Joel Youngblood: No Respect

New York Mets History: August 4, 1982 – Former New York Met Joel Youngblood became the first player in Major League history to get a base hit for two different teams in two different cities in the same day. He started the day as a New York Met and collected a two-run single off Ferguson […]

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LaTroy Hawkins Emerges As Mets’ Best Option To Close Games

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
LaTroy Hawkins Emerges As Mets’ Best Option To Close Games

Despite last night’s walk-off loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Mets bullpen has been very effective for over two months now. You would think that losing their closer Bobby Parnell to a bulging disk, would’ve been the death blow for the Mets’ pen, but in all honesty a few relievers have stepped up – and in a big […]

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Mets Source Confirms D’Arnaud Will Replace Buck When His Wife Gives Birth

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Source Confirms D’Arnaud Will Replace Buck When His Wife Gives Birth

A team insider has confirmed to ESPN New York that catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud is indeed slated to replace John Buck when he heads to New York for the birth of his baby. The Mets promoted d’Arnaud to Triple-A Las Vegas so he’d be close by when Buck is placed on paternity leave. It will be great […]

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Game Preview: Harvey’s Gonna Rock This Town, Young and Lagares At Top Of Order

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Game Preview: Harvey’s Gonna Rock This Town, Young and Lagares At Top Of Order

ROCKIES AT METS RHP Jhoulys Chacin (10-5, 3.40) vs. RHP Matt Harvey (8-3, 2.21) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., LF Juan Lagares, CF Daniel Murphy, 2B Marlon Byrd, RF Ike Davis, 1B Wilmer Flores, 3B John Buck, C Omar Quintanilla, SS Matt Harvey, RHP Today’s Mets Video Who remembers this one from Shea Stadium when […]

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Eric Young Jr. Has Quickly Become A Fan Favorite

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Has Quickly Become A Fan Favorite

In less than two months Eric Young Jr. has made himself a favorite among Mets fans. He plays with a dynamic of speed and hustle that this team has sorely missed and it has been fun to watch. Coming into the season, the outfield was the biggest question mark defensively and no one knew who […]

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