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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on April 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets will try and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Braves as they close out their three-game series Sunday at 1:10 PM. Zack Wheeler (1-2, 4.67 ERA) will start for the Mets and be opposed by rookie righthander David Hale (0-0, 2.89) for the Braves. Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Curtis Granderson […]

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Collins Might Try Batting Pitchers Eighth

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Might Try Batting Pitchers Eighth

Taking a page from the handbook of Tony La Russa, Mets manager Terry Collins is considering occasionally batting his pitchers eighth this season, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. “My thought is: How do we get them more RBI chances and also give David Wright, in particular, chances to drive in runs,” […]

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Parnell Says He’ll Be Ready For Opening Day

An article by posted on March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Parnell Says He’ll Be Ready For Opening Day

For the first time since last July 30, Bobby Parnell faced live batters on Saturday and threw 36 pitches to his teammates David Wright, Eric Young, and Daniel Murphy - whose bat he shattered. When he was done, it was all smiles for a confident Parnell. “There was no pain. There was no soreness,” the Mets closer […]

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Mets Spring Training Camp Feels Like Groundhog Day?

An article by posted on March 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Spring Training Camp Feels Like Groundhog Day?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post arrived to Port St. Lucie on Friday and said that the Mets’ spring training camp felt a lot like the Bill Murray classic, Groundhog Day. “Here I am again and the Mets are still waiting for Ike Davis, Lucas Duda and Ruben Tejada to show us what they […]

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What David Wright’s Victory Really Means

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
What David Wright’s Victory Really Means

I have a confession to make. I didn’t vote for David Wright as the Face of MLB. There. I said it. Wow, that feels good to get off my chest. I will be honest, when I first caught light of this “contest” it was when one of our own writers Tom Watson, posted his displeasure […]

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Congratulations to David Wright, the Face of MLB!

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Congratulations to David Wright, the Face of MLB!

CONGRATULATIONS TO DAVID WRIGHT! David Wright came from behind to beat Oakland’s Eric Sogard (who?) and win the title of the Face of MLB for the 2014 season. Wright received a round of applause and a standing ovation in the Mets clubhouse after it was announced.

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Wright Agrees With Alderson On 90 Wins

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Agrees With Alderson On 90 Wins

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes that David Wright agrees with GM Sandy Alderson that the team can win 90 games this season. Rubin adds that a day after the New York Daily News reported that Alderson told Mets staffers in an internal meeting that the club was capable of that win total, Wright said he admired the GM’s enthusiasm. […]

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Notes From Thursday’s Mets Intrasquad Game

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Notes From Thursday’s Mets Intrasquad Game

David Wright refused to say which Mets team he was rooting for today. The Mets played a 7 1/2 inning intrasquad game this morning and there were some items worth noting. Dillon Gee, Jenrry Mejia, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, Jose Valverde, Carlos Torres, Jeurys Familia and Joel Carreño all logged at least an inning.  The lineups were as follows: […]

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New York Mets Over/Unders

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
New York Mets Over/Unders

CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball posted some over/under lines for the Mets. Wins: 77 Finish in NL East: 3 Ike Davis home runs: 16.5 Bartolo Colon wins: 12 Number of starters used at shortstop: 3.5 Number of Curtis Granderson home runs: 26 Zack Wheeler strikeouts: 165 Number of Matt Harvey starts: 6 Number of games worse than Yankees: 7.5 Let me add some logs into the fire: David Wright home runs: […]

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Wright Values Loyalty and Believes In Sandy

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Values Loyalty and Believes In Sandy

David Wright made the decision to stay with the Mets because he values loyalty, he told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. He believes that Sandy Alderson will do the same and stay with the Mets even though the GM’s name has been mentioned as a possible successor to commissioner Bud Selig. Wright said it was Alderson […]

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