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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Yankees 0

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Yankees 0

The Mets (11-9) beat the Yankees (12-8) by a score of 6-0 on Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey (!!!) got the start for the Mets and was awesome, throwing 5.2 scoreless innings of 2-hit ball, striking out 4 and walking none while throwing 60 pitches. The Mets got it going early against CC […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Port Charlotte on Sunday to play the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:05 PM. The game will not be televised, but will be broadcast on WOR radio. Bartolo Colon will get the start for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Matt Andriese for the Rays. NEW YORK METS […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

RHP Zack Wheeler makes his Grapefruit League debut this afternoon as the New York Mets take on the Miami Marlins at 1:10 PM at Tradition Field. The Marlins will counter with former Yankee David Phelps. The game will air live on SNY. Wheeler allowed two hits and two walks in 1 2/3 innings in the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 1:05 PM (WPIX)

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 1:05 PM (WPIX)

The New York Mets will host the visiting Boston Red Sox at 1:10 PM at Tradition Field on Sunday. The game will be televised on WPIX and broadcast on WOR radio.. Jon Niese will start for the Mets and will be opposed by Rick Porcello for the Sox. Also scheduled to pitch for the Mets […]

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Split Squad Game Thread: Mets at Marlins, Mets vs Braves

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
Split Squad Game Thread: Mets at Marlins, Mets vs Braves

The Mets will play a pair of split squad games this afternoon. RHP Jacob deGrom makes his spring debut and starts opposite Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz at 1:10 p.m. at Tradition Field. Meanwhile in Jupiter, LHP Steven Matz goes up against against Miami Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez at 1:05 p.m. Mets vs Marlins Juan […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Tigers 4, Reynolds Raps Walkoff HR

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Tigers 4, Reynolds Raps Walkoff HR

The New York Mets beat the Detroit Tigers by a score of 5-4 at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie courtesy of a walk-off home run by shortstop Matt Reynolds.. Today was all about Matt Harvey Day and the Mets righthander was nothing short of brilliant as he tossed two perfect innings against the Tigers […]

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Beyond the Mets ‘Core Four’

An article by posted on March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Beyond the Mets ‘Core Four’

Despite Winter Storm Watches in the Northeast and the gloomy fog and cold that has encapsulated my Atlanta home for the past 3 months, it is finally time to play ball in South Florida, and I am abuzz with excitement! Yes, every Spring I reach for what are usually unrealistic expectations regarding our Mets, and […]

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Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

There are a number of young prospects and fringe players who will be fighting for recognition this spring.  Every year, there’s usually one surprise performance that puts a previously unheralded name on the radar.  After all the action wraps up in the Grapefruit League, who will be the player to leave a lingering impression on […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

The following is an in depth look at Travis d’Arnaud’s overall value as a catcher.  The idea that he is incapable of being an everyday backstop is based on two conventional defensive metrics.  The lack of credit surrounding his framing skills leaves something to be desired though.  Stolen bases and passed balls rarely result in […]

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