Reactions to Jenrry Mejia’s Celebration are Overstated

Reactions to Jenrry Mejia’s Celebration are Overstated

New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia’s famous post-game celebrations have officially sparked controversy. The 24-year-old closer struck out Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa to record his 26th save of the year last night, and proceeded to celebrate in dynamic fashion. Mejia, known for his energetic foot stomp, added a fishing motion last night. Many on …

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Capitol Punishment: How the Nationals have Owned the Mets

Capitol Punishment: How the Nationals have Owned the Mets

The New York Mets enter tonight’s game against Washington Nationals at Citi Field on the heels of another cumbersome loss to the National League East leaders. The Mets have dropped 12 consecutive ballgames to their divisional rivals in their home ballpark, making one wonder who feels more at home in Flushing. The 12-game skid is …

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Jayson Werth to Mets: “We Don’t Have Time for Bull****”

Jayson Werth to Mets: “We Don’t Have Time for Bull****”

The Washington Post’s Adam Kilgore tweeted Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth’s response to being drilled by New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon following Thursday night’s game: Jayson Werth on the Nats’ response to Bartolo Colon hitting him: “We don’t have time for bulls—.” — Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) September 12, 2014 I examined how the Mets …

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Youth Movement Sparks Aura of a Playoff Push

Youth Movement Sparks Aura of a Playoff Push

The New York Mets last played in the postseason on October 19th, 2006. In the near-decade since the club’s last postseason appearance, the only aspects of the organization that remain are ownership and David Wright. Sure, the numbers 15 and 21 find themselves in the lineup more often than not- but the names atop read …

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Jose Abreu, Ike Davis, and the New York Mets

Jose Abreu, Ike Davis, and the New York Mets

Jose Abreu has made waves for himself akin to Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig before him as the latest Cuban defector to try his hand at stardom in Major League Baseball. The soon-to-be 27-year-old slugging first baseman profiles as a prolific power hitter with defense that projects to land him as a designated hitter before …

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The 2014 New York Mets Don’t Need Shin Soo Choo

The 2014 New York Mets Don’t Need Shin Soo Choo

Seven consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance and five without a winning record leads fans to disgruntled arguments, peering the pending free agent list, and wondering how the club will improve in the immediate future to try to latch onto hope for the near future. The New York Mets have found themselves most closely associated …

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The Case to Extend Dillon Gee

The Case to Extend Dillon Gee

The New York Mets organization won’t fondly look upon August 2013 for years to come. The team struggled to gain any traction following the All-Star Break, lost star pitcher Matt Harvey for the remainder of the season (and potentially most of 2014), and saw both David Wright and Ike Davis suffer injuries that threatened or …

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Are the Mets Buyers?

Are the Mets Buyers?

With the recent acquisition of Eric Young Jr., the Mets made significant improvements in an area which they were clearly lacking.  This pickup filled two holes that the Mets have had all year. The Mets have used seven different players this year at CF, and ten players at the leadoff position.  It is clear nothing has worked, …

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The Cowgill Conspiracy

The Cowgill Conspiracy

The New York Mets acquired Collin Cowgill from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for farmhand Jefry Marte on Dec. 18, 2012. The outfielder was designated for assignment after the Mets’ victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. The Kentucky native was acquired to breathe life into an ominous outfield situation that saw several open …

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Y2W: Countdown to Wheeler Strikes Midnight in Atlanta

Y2W: Countdown to Wheeler Strikes Midnight in Atlanta

The New York Mets may not record many hits with runners in scoring position, but the clock will hit midnight for Wheeler’s minor league career on Tuesday night in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. The 23-year-old will make his much-anticipated big league debut against the team he grew up supporting. The struggles he faced in …

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