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MMO Game Recap: Braves 7, Mets 5

The Mets (8-9) lost to the Braves (12-5) by a score of 7-5 tonight at Citi Field. Ervin Santana got the start for Atlanta, and he ran into early trouble by giving up a walk and a stolen base to Eric Young, which was followed by an RBI single from David Wright that give the Mets a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Santana again found himself in a jam in the second inning when Lucas Duda...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harang pulled while throwing no-hitter as Braves one-hit the Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night. As Harang's pitch count increased on a chilly evening, it seemed doubtful manager Fredi Gonzalez would let him go the distance. Harang...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets trade Ike Davis to Pirates

On April 4, New York Mets manager Terry Collins said Lucas Duda would be the team’s everyday first baseman. That meant Ike Davis, who hit 32 home runs in 2012, would be moved to the bench. Now two weeks later, Davis is off the team. The Mets announced today they have traded Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for right handed pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Fans Celebrate David Wright Breaking Up A Braves No-Hit Bid (GIF)

In the bottom of the eighth inning with the Mets four outs away from being no-hit by Aaron Harang and the Braves bullpen, David Wright came to the plate. Facing left handed reliever Luis Avilan, Wright singled to left abd broke it up. Here is how some Mets fans reacted to this momentous occasion. The post Mets Fans Celebrate David Wright Breaking Up A Braves No-Hit Bid (GIF) appeared...
Via The Daily Stache
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets are back at Citi Field on Friday night to begin a 10-game homestand against the Atlanta Braves. Jon Niese (0-1, 3.46) will make his third start of the season for New York and will be opposed by Aaron Harang (2-1, 0.96) for Atlanta.  Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Curtis Granderson – RF Chris Young – CF...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: Niese on the Hill, Germen Light’s Out, Wright Feasts On Harang

  The New York Mets are back at Citi Field on Friday night to begin a 10-game homestand against the Atlanta Braves. Jon Niese (0-1, 3.46) will make his third start of the season for New York and will be opposed by Aaron Harang (2-1, 0.96) for Atlanta.  Did You Know… Mets starting pitchers have a 15.1 scoreless innings streak dating back to Monday and that they have eight...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the 10-game homestand for the New York Mets

The New York Mets return home after reaching .500 for the first time this season. The Mets went 6-3 on the 9-game road trip by winning 2 against the Atlanta Braves, 1 against the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim, and 3 against the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mets have had well-known struggles at home since moving to Citi Field in 2009. The Amazin’s will play 3 games against...
Via NYMetsLife
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MMO Morning Grind: The Cautionary Tale of John Buck

Good morning, Mets fans! Nice win yesterday! We’re over 500. Can we get to 90? Time will tell. Anyway, we’ve reached the point in the season where we can start to throw around terms like “good start” and “bad start” for certain players. But stats at this point in the season can still be incredibly deceiving. Yesterday, I wrote about how amazing Gonzalez Germen has been...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Organizational Depth Spurring on Mets

Although sometimes not in particular pretty fashion, the New York Mets have been getting it done of late while winning eight of their last 12 games. Part of the reason for their winning ways has been the play of the bench and the call-ups they have relied on from Las Vegas. Aside from the sweep to begin the season at the hands of the Washington Nationals, the Mets have turned on...
Via Mets360.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Hernandez Admires A Female Fan In Attendance At Mets-Diamondbacks Game

Tuesday night in the Mets game vs the Diamondbacks, the game had gotten out of hand as the Mets, with a lineup resembling a AAA unit along with David Wright took an early 9-0 lead. While SNY was returning from a commercial break before the top of the 5th inning, they showed two fans eating the now famous 3,000 calorie $25 hot dog they serve at Chase Field. Below is a video of the...
Via The Daily Stache
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Diamondbacks 3

The Mets took advantage of the Diamondbacks weak pitching and poor defense to cruise to a refreshing 7-3 win on Monday night at Chase Field. On the positive side: Zack Wheeler improved greatly from his last start, surrendering only two runs, six hits, striking out three and even picking off Chris Ownings in the 3rd! Although he walked three batters and was less consistent than we...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Diamondbacks, 9:40 PM

The Mets (5-7) open a three-game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-11) on Tuesday night at Chase Field. Zack Wheeler (0-2, 5.73 ERA) gets the start for the Mets and is opposed by Josh Collmenter (0-0, 2.25 ERA) for the Diamondbacks. First pitch is at 9:40 PM. Wheeler is looking to snap a four-game losing streak, the longest of his career, dating back to September 6, 2013...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Mets @ Diamondbacks

The Mets look to move on from yesterday’s game as they face the Diamondbacks tonight. Nothing was working  for the Mets yesterday. The Angels got to Colon early hitting back to back to back jacks in the first. The umpire had a crazy strikezone which led to Murphy and Wright being ejected at the same time. Positives: we will forever have in our minds (and in our records) David...
Via 213 Miles From Shea
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Outage: Mets Have MLB Worst .610 OPS

As we enter week three of the season, here are some of the early results from our revamped offense in 2014: The Mets have a .610 OPS as a team which ranks 30 (last) in the Major Leagues. The Mets have 10 home runs as a team which ranks 25 in the Major Leagues. The Mets have a .283 OBP as a team which ranks 28 in the Major Leagues. Lucas Duda leads the team with three home runs...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Morning Grind: The Umpire Strikes Back

“You’re the worst, you’re the worst I’ve seen.” Daniel Murphy and David Wright were both tossed out of the game in the seventh inning on Sunday after arguing what they thought was a low strike zone by home plate umpire Toby Basner. Both players were in the dugout when they were ejected and reports say they each went ballistic after watching catcher Travis d’Arnaud...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Early thoughts on the New York Mets

The New York Mets have started the 2014 season with a record of 5-7. Their record could be worse after getting swept by the Washington Nationals in their first series. They went on to win their next two series 2-1 vs the Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves. The Mets dropped their next series after a brutal 14-2 loss Sunday vs the Los Angeles Angels. Here are some early thoughts on...
Via NYMetsLife
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Angels 14, Mets 2

The New York Mets were trounced by the Los Angeles Angels by the score of 14-2 on Sunday in a 17 hit barrage. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and wasn’t fooling anyone as the Angels punished him for nine earned runs on 11 hits including four homeruns (Mike Trout, Albert Pujols, Raul Ibanez and Hank Conger) and three doubles. Colon walked two batters and was done after five innings...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Gets Ejected From Game, Calls Umpire Toby Basner “Worst He Has Ever Seen” (GIF)

In the top of the 7th inning of today’s Mets blowout loss to the Angels, David Wright and Daniel Murphy were ejected by rookie Umpire Toby Basner. Basner had, lets just say it nicely, a generous strike zone and the Mets were none to pleased about it for the entire game. David Wright, was so upset that he said to Basner that he is the worst he has ever seen. The GIF of an angry...
Via The Daily Stache
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Curtis Granderson touched by fan during game

During Friday’s game between the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Angels, Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson was touched by a fan while making a play in right field. Granderson turned and reprimanded the Angels fan after the incident. Granderson was returning a ball to the infield after J.B. Shuck had flied out when he was touched in the back by the fan, who had reached out from...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

After Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, the Mets are hitting .190 as a club and have struck out 79 times through eight games. “The issue is, no matter what the count is, we’re not doing any damage with pitches,” manager Terry Collins said. “We’re hitting groundballs to short. We’re hitting routine fly balls to center. We’ve got to start getting the ball...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright trying to get back on track after flu-ridden slump

If David Wright was breaking a sweat, it wasn’t over his slow start. The Mets captain, who has battled flu-like symptoms in recent days, realizes it’s much too early to be concerned with his anemic numbers. But it certainly was a positive sign for the Mets that Wright went 2-for-4 in the team’s 4-3 loss to the Braves on Wednesday night. Wright snapped an 0-for-13 skid with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis d’Arnaud’s slow start shouldn’t cause panic

Everybody knows. Travis d’Arnaud is off to a slow start. It has been discussed at length on the SNY broadcasts, usually every time d’Arnaud comes up to bat.  Last night he was able to get into the hit column for the first time in 2014. He added another hit later on, making him 2 for 19 to start the season. This is causing some panic among fans. d’Arnaud is seen as the player...
Via Mets360.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A Mets anniversary worth celebrating

In a beautiful ceremony last night, the Atlanta Braves honored the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth‘s career home run record. In Mets lore, 2014 holds a few important anniversaries as well, including the 50th anniversary of the opening of Shea Stadium, the 10 year anniversary of David Wright‘s major league debut, and the 20th anniversary of one of the most spectacular...
Via Mets360.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Early Spring: Colder Than The Weather

A week ago, Opening Day dawned 39 degrees and stinging rain. Eventually, the sun did come out and it warmed up considerably. The Mets tried to keep up, but ultimately failed. The temps then plunged again the rest of the week. Let’s face it: so far, early spring has been cold, damp and miserable. After six games, the Mets don’t even have it that good. A lot of us are feeling...
Via Mets360.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Bobby Parnell to have Tommy John surgery

On April 1, the New York Mets announced incumbent closer Bobby Parnell had a partially torn MCL. After receiving a platelet rich plasma shot, the plan was to have Parnell rest for two weeks, then begin a light throwing program. However, today, only five days after the initial diagnosis, the Mets announced Parnell will undergo Tommy John surgery. MEDICAL UPDATE: The Mets announced...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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