Tag: Zack Wheeler

MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

With the New York Mets (41-50) about to embark on the second half of the the 2013 season, I hit up two dozen of our MMO writers for their overall grades by position for our Mid-Season Report Cards. For added measure we also included Terry Collins, Sandy Alderson and Mr. Met who was the only […]

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Featured Post: Reasons For Jeremy Hefner’s Marked Improvement

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Reasons For Jeremy Hefner’s Marked Improvement

Jeremy Hefner was drafted by the Mets out of high school in the 46th round of the 2004 June amateur draft.  He chose not to sign.  One year later, the Mets selected Hefner in the 48th round of the June amateur draft.  Once again, Hefner did not sign.  Instead, he transferred from small Seminole State […]

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Jeremy Hefner: The Improbable Dream

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Jeremy Hefner: The Improbable Dream

Starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner didn’t come to the Mets with all hype and bravado of an elite pitching prospect the way that his teammates Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler did. In fact, most never even gave him a chance to be in the rotation until news broke during spring training, that Johan Santana would be out for the […]

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Mets Player Moves With An Eye Toward 2014

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Player Moves With An Eye Toward 2014

As the trade deadline nears, the debate grows more intense every day as to the approach the Mets should take with respect to their more marketable players. Should they approach next year with an expectation to contend and hold on to all key components of what appears to be a newly energized roster? Or should […]

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Marlon Byrd: “I Love This Organization And I’d Love To Stay”

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Marlon Byrd: “I Love This Organization And I’d Love To Stay”

Marlon Byrd checks in with MMO to talk about his experience playing for the Mets, how he’s bounced back from his 50-game PEDs suspension, his time in the Mexican League, if he thinks he’ll be traded and how to carry the momentum into the second half of the season. MMO: David mentioned before yesterday’s game […]

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Wheeler Shines And Byrd Homers Again As Mets Sweep Giants

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Shines And Byrd Homers Again As Mets Sweep Giants

WHEELER WOWS THEM AT FRISCO! Matt Cain lasted 21 minutes, 0.2 innings and 36 pitches as the Mets tagged him for three runs to take a lead in the first and escort Cain to the showers early. Daniel Murphy started the scoring off with an RBI single and John Buck followed it up with a […]

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Mets at Giants: Wheeler Seeks Redemption Against Former Team

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Giants: Wheeler Seeks Redemption Against Former Team

New York Mets at San Francisco Giants Wednesday 7/10, 3:45 PM ET at AT&T Park RHP Zack Wheeler (2-1, 4.29) vs RHP Matt Cain (5-5, 4.85) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF John Buck – C […]

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Recker And Byrd Homer To Lift Mets Past Giants

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
Recker And Byrd Homer To Lift Mets Past Giants

It was déjà vu all over again to start Game 2 of the Mets’ three-game series against the Giants. The Giants took an early 2-0 off Dillon Gee. This time the Giants scored on an Anthony Recker error trying to catch Brandon Belt stealing that scored Hunter Pence and a poor fielder’s choice by Daniel […]

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The Giants As A Model For The Mets, And Dealing From Strength

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
The Giants As A Model For The Mets, And Dealing From Strength

In a telling article for the Wall Street Journal, Jared Diamond questions the wisdom of the Mets potentially trading some young pitchers to obtain the offense the team desperately needs. “As the Mets enter the final stretch before the All-Star break and begin to prepare for a crucial off-season,” he writes. “They are wrestling with […]

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Mets vs Brewers: Recker Out, Buck In At Marcum’s Request

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Brewers: Recker Out, Buck In At Marcum’s Request

Mets (36-47) at Brewers (34-51) RHP Shaun Marcum (1-9, 5.03) vs. RHP Yovani Gallardo (6-8, 4.78) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF John Buck C Omar Quintanilla – SS Shaun Marcum – RHP Game […]

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