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Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

Exit velocity is a new method to evaluate hitters which is gaining widespread popularity around the league according to Tim Rohan of the New York Times. Exit velocity measures the speed of the ball off the hitter’s bat. “It’s really just physics,” said John Ricco, the Mets’ assistant general manager. “If you hit the ball […]

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MMO Game Thread: Orioles vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Orioles vs Mets, 7:10 PM

After an off day on Monday, the Mets begin a short two game set against the Baltimore Orioles tonight at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (4-1, 3.31) starts for the Mets and will be opposed by Bud Norris (1-2, 12.18) for the Orioles in a 7:10 PM contest. Bartolo Colon has issued one walk (in his […]

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Wilmer Flores Sat Again Sunday, Mets Staying The Course With Him

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Sat Again Sunday, Mets Staying The Course With Him

Mets shortstop Wilmer Flores sat again on Sunday after sitting out Saturday’s game, even though he was 5-for-9 with a home run against Doug Fister. His replacement Ruben Tejada went 0-for-3, and muffed a double play. Flores has had a rough time defensively at shortstop in 2015 especially last week, committing an error in each […]

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Mets Had Chance To Make A Statement Against Nationals

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Had Chance To Make A Statement Against Nationals

It was supposed to be our chance to make a statement. On Thursday I called it the first must win series of the season. But instead of riding high this weekend, the Mets lost three of four to the Washington Nationals and we dropped our third consecutive series while losing seven of our last 10 […]

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Juan Lagares On Fast Track To Stardom

An article by posted on May 3, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Lagares On Fast Track To Stardom

Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares is already recognized as a defensive star, making one highlight reel catch after another game after game, and earning his first Gold Glove last season. However, Lagares is beginning to get a lot of attention for his vast improvement at the plate and is quickly developing into one of the best […]

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Mets Recall Dilson Herrera From Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Recall Dilson Herrera From Triple-A Las Vegas

According to the Mets Twitter account, the team has recalled Dilson Herrera from Triple-A Las Vegas, and a corresponding roster move will be made Friday. Herrera was tearing it up for the 51′s at the time of his call-up, hitting at a .375/.407/.513 clip. After a Wilmer Flores error tonight, as well as Daniel Murphy’s […]

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Rafael Montero Placed On 15-Day DL With Rotator Cuff Inflammation

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Placed On 15-Day DL With Rotator Cuff Inflammation

Rafael Montero has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with what they are saying is “rotator cuff inflammation” Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins both say that it is “nothing serious.” We’ve heard that before, but I keep my fingers crossed that it really is nothing serious. Montero was originally set to be sent down to […]

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Mets Not Looking To Move Colon, But Is Gee To Yanks A Possibility?

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Looking To Move Colon, But Is Gee To Yanks A Possibility?

During the winter, Bartolo Colon was the subject of many trade rumors. However, the veteran right hander has been so impressive this season that the team no longer intends to deal him. (Andy Martino) “Our thinking has changed a lot,” one team insider said. Colon is tied for the team lead in wins with four, […]

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Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

I’ve never quite wrapped my mind around the notion that Terry Collins is the right manager for these NY Mets. I have my reasons, mostly grounded in my skepticism about his handling of a very young impressionable group that could benefit from a more patient and supportive hand … But while it’s hard to complain […]

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How Good Is Dilson Herrera?

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
How Good Is Dilson Herrera?

Before Daniel Murphy blasted that epic home run in the Mets 3-1 victory over the Miami Marlins, there were many killing Murphy and some were even calling for him to be replaced by Triple-A second baseman who has been tearing it up in Las Vegas. Herrera, 21, has been a Top 100 prospect in baseball, […]

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Parnell Taking His Time With Mets Bullpen Thriving

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Parnell Taking His Time With Mets Bullpen Thriving

Mets reliever Bobby Parnell is still working his way back from Tommy John surgery by doing rehab. The team would greatly benefit from his return, but the Mets bullpen has been doing fine so far this season. The Mets bullpen ranks 2nd in the NL in ERA despite the absence of Parnell, Jenrry Mejia. Vic Black […]

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