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Wheeler Fires Gem, But Mets Blanked In 3-0 Loss To Washington

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Wheeler Fires Gem, But Mets Blanked In 3-0 Loss To Washington

Well, I’ll do my best to put a positive spin on this one, but a loss is a loss no matter what. Zack Wheeler got back on track against the Washington Nationals tonight with seven sharp innings — which is especially impressive considering how well the Nationals have been hitting the ball coming into the […]

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Remembering and Honoring September 11

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Remembering and Honoring September 11

Time does not heal all wounds. The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day in the back of our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts. Every single day, Americans are still dying because of […]

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MMO Flashback: We Rebuild, But We Never Forget

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MMO Flashback: We Rebuild, But We Never Forget

The fires are long extinguished, the debris has been cleared from the streets, the rebuilding is well underway at Ground Zero, but the wounds are very much still open. 9/11 is a day that is still very heavy on the hearts of every New Yorker, and every American. One is hard pressed to find anyone […]

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9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

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9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

Here is a story I wrote for The Tablet newspaper of the Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y. We will always remember Mike Piazza‘s “Healing Power of a Swing,” but it turns out the Braves’ pitcher that surrendered the home run, Steve Karsay, grew up just 15 minutes from Shea Stadium. Here’s what Karsay had to say […]

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Parnell Has Successful Surgery To Repair Herniated Disk

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Parnell Has Successful Surgery To Repair Herniated Disk

Before tonight’s game against the Washington Nationals, the Mets announced that closer Bobby Parnell had surgery to repair the herniated disk in his neck. The procedure was performed by renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Robert Watkins in California. Dr. Robert Watkins has treated more professional athletes with spinal injuries than any other surgeon in the world. […]

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Remembering Mike Piazza And The Return Of Our National Pastime

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Remembering Mike Piazza And The Return Of Our National Pastime

The Mets. The Braves. Late September. This is what a pennant race is all about. It was the 148th game that season and the defending NL Champion Mets were surging. We’d cut the lead from 13 ½ to just 5 ½ and now the first place Braves were coming to town. At least, that’s what […]

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Turner Getting MRI On Hamstring This Morning

An article by posted on September 10, 2013 0 Comments
Turner Getting MRI On Hamstring This Morning

Mets utility infielder Justin Turner, who left Tuesday’s game after six innings with right hamstring tightness, will get an MRI this morning and be evaluated by team doctors. Turner later told reporters,”I came in and the trainer said to shut it down,” according to ESPN New York. “I’ve never had any hamstring problems before. Hopefully it’s […]

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MMO Players of the Week: 3D Edition – Duda, den Dekker and Dillon

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MMO Players of the Week: 3D Edition – Duda, den Dekker and Dillon

Last week in Mets baseball: not very good. The week began and ended with Dice-K on the mound; one start being horrendous and one being pleasantly surprising. The team went a dismal 2-4 this week, scoring a combined total of 18 runs. The offense was, once again, asleep; making the absence of David Wright sting […]

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D’Arnaud and Flores Are Both Slumping Badly

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D’Arnaud and Flores Are Both Slumping Badly

As Met fans, who have been conditioned to focus on the future, we all waited anxiously for the debuts of Wilmer Flores and Travis d’Arnaud this season. Flores appeared first and hit the ground running, driving in nine runs in his first seven games. The 22-year old was batting .286 with a .762 OPS until […]

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MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

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MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

John B. asks… Do you really believe the Mets will spend this offseason or that they will contend in 2014? Joe D. replies… In a word, yes. I do believe they will spend as they do have many areas they need to address, and they are fresh out of All Star caliber players to trade […]

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