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Tulowitzki Leaves Game With Quad Strain, Rockies GM Blasts Trade Talk Rumors

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Tulowitzki Leaves Game With Quad Strain, Rockies GM Blasts Trade Talk Rumors

A person who knows Troy Tulowitzki told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that Tulo would prefer to be traded to the Dodgers, Giants, Angels, or Yankees. However, he would be okay with going to the Mets, Red Sox, or Cardinals. Heyman writes that the Rockies tried hard this winter to engage the Mets, and at […]

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Pineda vs Harvey: A New York Baseball Tradition Continues

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Pineda vs Harvey: A New York Baseball Tradition Continues

One of the things that makes New York Baseball so compelling and fun to follow is the great rivalry between National and American League teams. In the 40s and 50s the Yankees and Dodgers were like the Hatfields and McCoys even though the only time they faced each other were when they both made the […]

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No ‘Home’ For the Man with 660 Home Runs

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
No ‘Home’ For the Man with 660 Home Runs

Christmas 1980 was a few days away. As Americans anticipated the swearing in of President-Elect Ronald Reagan to end the malaise that had befallen the nation, and the entire world was still dealing with the assassination of John Lennon, my dad and I had our first father-and-son weekend getaway. Destination: Cooperstown. Lake Otsego was completely […]

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Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

In an interview with Suzyn Waldman of WFAN, Kevin Long said David Wright is a lot like Derek Jeter, whom he coached for eight years. “He’s a tremendous player. He really, really does a lot of things well,” Long said before Sunday’s 6-4 loss to the Yankees. “He’s a leader; a lot like Jeter. When […]

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Viewership Wars: Mets Are Gaining On The Yankees

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Viewership Wars: Mets Are Gaining On The Yankees

Richard Sandomir of the New York Times reports that since SNY went on the air in 2006, Mets viewership has nearly always lagged behind the Yankees on YES. “This is hardly a revelation: In nearly all of those seasons, the Mets performed poorly while the Yankees, with one World Series championship in 2009, were always […]

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MMO Original Feature: NY Media Changing Perception Of Mets At Snail’s Pace

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original Feature: NY Media Changing Perception Of Mets At Snail’s Pace

I’ve been running out of things to complain about with these 2015 Mets. It’s resulted in kind of a complaint deficit that I had to compensate for by griping about other stuff, like the lack of funding for the Near Earth Object program, or why an eagle would drop a large Northern Pike on my […]

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Mets Errors Costly in Subway Series Rubber Match

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Errors Costly in Subway Series Rubber Match

The Mets followed up Saturday’s victory with a very sloppy, error filled game and that proved to be costly in a 6-4 loss to the Yankees in the rubber game of the Subway Series at Yankee Stadium. The Mets made 4 errors on the field and a few other boneheaded miscues as well. “Tonight wasn’t […]

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MMO Game Recap: Yankees 6, Mets 4

An article by posted on April 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Yankees 6, Mets 4

The Mets (14-5) dropped the rubber game tonight against the Yankees (11-8) by a score of 6-4. It wasn’t Jon Niese‘s finest outing, as he allowed six runs (four earned) on eight hits, while walking one and striking out three. Though Niese was hit hard, he wasn’t helped by his defense at all. He falls […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Yankees, 8:05 PM (ESPN)

An article by posted on April 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Yankees, 8:05 PM (ESPN)

The Mets and Yankees will do battle in front of a national audience this evening as the game will be featured on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball at 8:05 PM. Jon Niese (2-0 record, 1.50 ERA) will go up against Yankees right-hander Nathan Eovaldi (1-0, 3.12) in the Bronx finale as the Mets try to take […]

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Harvey Wanted It So Bad He Could Taste It

An article by posted on April 26, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Wanted It So Bad He Could Taste It

As I watched Matt Harvey pitch for the Mets on Saturday against the Yankees, I couldn’t help but wonder: Was he showing off for his future bosses? I have little doubt from his body language there’s little question to the matter of showing up his current boss. Please don’t say Harvey someday toiling for the […]

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