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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Yankees 2

The Mets (14-4) took care of their little brothers on Saturday afternoon, beating the Yankees (10-8) at Yankee Stadium by a score of 8-2. Matt Harvey pitched for the Mets and was awesome, putting aside his personal feelings for the Yankees en route to 8.2 innings of two-run ball, striking out seven and walking two while allowing just five hits. After 4 starts, The Dark Knight is...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harvey's strong outing leads Mets to win over rival Yankees

NEW YORK -- Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game, earning his first win against the team he rooted for growing up and leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory Saturday over the crosstown rival Yankees. Kevin Plawecki hit his first major league home run and drove in three runs, and Lucas Duda and Eric Campbell also connected off an ineffective CC Sabathia (0-4)...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets ace Matt Harvey slows Yankees in 8-2 win

NEW YORK (AP) Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game, earning his first win against the team he rooted for growing up and leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory Saturday over the crosstown rival Yankees. Kevin Plawecki hit his first major league home run and drove in three runs, and Lucas Duda and Eric Campbell also connected off an ineffective CC Sabathia (0-4...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gut Reaction: Mets 8, Yankees 2 (4/25/15)

Now that’s more like it! The Mets came storming back from an unpleasant visit to the Bronx last night. This time the Mets offense was on display, as they hit three home runs and tallied a dozen hits. Kevin Plawecki had a nice offensive game by driving in the first three runs of his career, two of which came via his first career home run. Lucas Duda started the scoring with a shot...
Via Mets360.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Game Wrap: Harvey And Offense Pace Rout Of Yankees

Matt Harvey was exceptional today – addressing any doubts about his sprained left ankle and last Sunday’s reported bout with strep throat – and backed by the offense that posted season highs in runs and hits (12) routed the Yankees, 8-2. He also didn’t erase any thoughts he’s the one who really calls the shots. Lucas Duda, Eric Campbell and Kevin Plawecki homered for the...
Via New York Mets Report
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki Blasts First MLB Home Run

Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki belted his first major league home run on Saturday against the Yankees in Yankee Stadium and picked up his first two career RBIs as well. The Mets rookie blasted a deep two run shot to left field in the fourth inning off CC Sabathia and put the Mets up 5-1 at the time scoring Wilmer Flores who had an RBI single ahead of Plawecki’s at-bat. Plawecki picked...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

April 24 Mets Lineup Vs. Yankees

Here’s tonight’s lineup for the Mets against the Yankees in the Bronx. Curtis Granderson – RFJuan Lagares – CFLucas Duda – 1BMichael Cuddyer – DHDaniel Murphy – 2BEric Campbell – 3BWilmer Flores – SSKevin Plawecki – CKirk Nieuwenhuis – LF Jacob deGrom – RHP COMMENTS: In previous seasons the Mets might have considered giving Lucas Duda the night off as the...
Via New York Mets Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Are These Mets For Real?

The Mets are off to one of the best starts in their history. At 13 and 3 they currently possess the best record in baseball. Beyond the euphoria, however, there are questions that inevitably arise from this start. Mets fans can be guarded given their recent history, but at some point the confidence becomes infectious and reciprocal, benefiting both the team and its fans. Lets not...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Subway Series showdown: Position by position matchups

The New York Mets, winners of eleven straight, enter the Bronx with the best record in MLB, at 13-3. Ah, but in a New York minute, everything can change. See, the New York Yankees return home, riding a three-game winning streak, while winning six-of-seven and seven of their last ten, good enough for a 9-7 ledger and first place in the AL East. This marks the first time the two clubs...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are These Mets For Real?

The Mets are off to one of the best starts in their history. At 12 and 3 they currently possess the best record in baseball. Beyond the euphoria, however, there are questions that inevitably arise from this start. Mets fans can be guarded given their recent history, but at some point the confidence becomes infectious and reciprocal, benefiting both the team and its fans. Lets not...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Exclusive: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With Metsmerized

The Mets patience in their farm is starting to pay significant dividends to their major league ball club, recently in the emergence of Jacob deGrom, Juan Lagares, and Jeurys Familia as star-like talents. Now, it seems like no matter which player makes the trip from the farm, be it deGrom and Dilson Herrera last year, Kevin Plawecki this week, or even the less-heralded Eric Campbell...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Morning Grind: Three Takeaways From Mets 11-3 Start

The league-leading, red-hot Mets won their ninth straight game in a row to move to 11-3 on the season – the best record in baseball. Here are Three Takeaways from the game last night. 1. The Mets are CAPITALIZING on other teams’ mistakes. There has been much talk from fans and broadcasters alike about how many errors have been committed against the Mets early in the season....
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Russell Gets The Call

In Episode 179, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are back to recap all relevant fantasy baseball news from Tuesday’s action. Topics include: Potential catcher fill-ins, such as Kevin Plawecki Whether we are nervous about Cody Allen’s implosions How excited we are about Addison Russell’s call up Projecting home run totals for Ryan Braun...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deeper And Deeper

Remember when organizational catching depth was a huge problem with the New York Mets? You should … because it wasn’t that long ago. Heck, when Travis d’Arnaud was struggling last season there were still questions about the state of catching with the New York Mets. But now we’ve gotten to the point where d’Arnaud was coming into his own, and when he goes down with injury...
Via Metstradamus
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets down Braves for 9th straight win; Plawecki leads way in debut

  Catcher Kevin Plawecki made an impressive big league debut, contributing with his bat and glove as the banged-up New York Mets won their ninth straight game by beating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 Tuesday night. The Mets extended their longest winning streak since a 10-game run in 2008. The team record is 11 in row, last done in 1990. Curtis Granderson drove in four runs and Jonathon...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets win 9th in row, newcomer Plawecki and Niese beat Braves

NEW YORK (AP) Catcher Kevin Plawecki made an impressive big league debut, contributing with his bat and glove as the banged-up New York Mets won their ninth straight game by beating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 Tuesday night. The Mets extended their longest winning streak since a 10-game run in 2008. The team record is 11 in row, last done in 1990. Curtis Granderson drove in four runs...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Plawecki Era Begins

We all knew the New York Mets would bring up catcher Kevin Plawecki this season. Unfortunately for Travis d’Arnaud, we didn’t think it would be before May. Opportunities come in the strangest places, and Plawecki got his Tuesday night with d’Arnaud’s fractured right hand. He not only was in the line-up, but will also have the fulltime job until … whenever. PLAWECKI: Hit...
Via New York Mets Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets put Plawecki in starting lineup, Robles in bullpen

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets have put catcher Kevin Plawecki in the starting lineup for his major league debut. Plawecki was batting seventh against Atlanta on Tuesday night. New York entered with an eight-game winning streak. The Mets promoted Plawecki and right-handed reliever Hansel Robles, both 24, from Triple-A Las Vegas after catcher Travis d'Arnaud and lefty reliever Jerry...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Call Up: Kevin Plawecki

With Travis d’Arnaud hitting the DL with a fractured right hand, Kevin Plawecki will get the call to be the New York Mets everyday catcher. Plawecki was a first round supplemental pick in 2012 out of Purdue and is an offense first catcher. Currently, he is more of a doubles hitter than a home run hitter and will likely continue to be the case. He will likely rarely hit more than...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

On Tuesday, look for Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki to make his MLB debut as he takes over for the injured Travis d’Arnaud who suffered a broken hand on Sunday against the Marlins. Here are six things you should know about the former Purdue All American. 1. Plawecki has a short compact swing and impresses scouts with his ability to make excellent contact using keen eyesight...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouts Say Plawecki Could Be Better Than d’Arnaud

As you all know by now, catcher Travis d’Arnaud fractured the metacarpal of the pinkie finger on his right hand on Sunday and will wear a splint for three weeks. However Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the New York Post that three weeks was a best case scenario and he could be out for a longer stretch. “There’s no guarantee that he’s going to be fully cleared in...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis d’Arnaud Out At Least 3-4 Weeks With Fractured Hand

The Mets announced that catcher Travis d’Arnaud will be in a splint for three weeks after being diagnosed with a metacarpal fracture of the little finger on his right hand. The plan is that after three weeks, and assuming the injury is still not sore or tender, d’Arnaud will be evaluated and allowed to resume baseball activities as long as he is no longer in pain. D’Arnaud...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

On Tuesday, look for Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki to make his MLB debut as he takes over for the injured Travis d’Arnaud who suffered a broken hand on Sunday against the Marlins. Here are six things you should know about the former Purdue All American. 1. Plawecki has a short compact swing and impresses scouts with his ability to make excellent contact using keen eyesight...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Chris McBrien of Dear Mr. Fantasy

In Episode 177, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are joined by guest Chris McBrien (@cmcbrien) of the Dear Mr. Fantasy Podcast to recap fantasy relevant news from the weekend. Topics include: Waiver wire adds for Week 3 Deep league targets, including Kevin Plawecki, Yimi Garcia, and Arquimedes Caminero A game of buy or sell with Ender Inciarte...
Via Baseball Professor
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries To Test Mets Again

Playoff-caliber teams must overcome adversity and the New York Mets will be tested again. It was a bad day all around for the Mets despite winning their eighth straight game today, 7-6 over Miami. They not only had bad luck with injuries to Travis d’Arnaud and Jerry Blevins, but also a dose of bad managing. Let’s start with the bad luck. D’ARNAUD: Fractured arm. (AP) It began...
Via New York Mets Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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