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Tatiana Audley Snedeker

Sports Writer & College Student

Location icon United States

Despite being an EMT and upcoming senior at the University of Rhode Island majoring in health studies on a Pre-PA track, I have a deep passion for sports writing, more specifically baseball writing.

Currently with EliteSportsNY.com and formerly writing for both RisingApple.com and MetsmerizedOnline.com I have over 100 published articles over the past 2 years and would love any opportunities to grow as a writer in baseball or otherwise.

Portfolio

Recent Work

Elite Sports NY
07/03/2021
Rob Manfred is mishandeling the foreign substance issue

When Major League Baseball announced the new foreign substance guidelines, I like many others thought it would be a good thing. However, with umpires checking pitchers right after they come off the mound and the antics that ensue because of it. It's ultimately just slowing down the game and making it not as enjoyable.

Elite Sports NY
05/23/2021
Rob Manfred is making baseball slower

Baseball has an image problem. The game has been getting slower, fewer people are watching on television, and even old school purists are starting to take issue with the way the game is being changed to manipulate the clock. The thing is, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has known this.

Elite Sports NY
07/02/2021
Mets targeting Josh Donaldson among third base upgrade options

The Mets are currently in first place, but anyone who has watched the team all season knows the offense needs a boost. One of the most glaring positions of need for the team is third base, and rumors are now swirling that the Mets could look to make a significant trade to upgrade that position.

Elite Sports NY
06/27/2021
5 MLB players I fully believe I could beat in a fight

When you're the short friend, the number of short jokes made is endless. It becomes a personality trait whether you want it to be or not. Especially when you're 4'10" and three-quarters like I am, it's pretty hard to ignore.

Elite Sports NY
06/19/2021
The Jacob deGrom vs Mike Trout debate has gotten old

When a sport has two ridiculously talented athletes, the natural thing to do is compare them. In baseball, the best of the best get compared to their contemporaries as well as the best in history. So it's understandable that Jacob deGrom and Mike Trout have been compared and debated countless times over the past few years.

Elite Sports NY
06/21/2021
Mets fire two more executives in wake of harassment investigation

In the wake of the sexual harassment allegations surrounding Mickey Callaway and Jared Porter, the New York Mets' leadership realized they have to do a much better job in regards to their anti-harassment and non-discrimination policies. As a result, the franchise has released general counsel David Cohen and vice president of human relations Holly Lindvall on Monday.

New Balance x Francisco Lindor Interview Series

Elite Sports NY
04/21/2021
Francisco Lindor and New Balance Part I: What made Lindor the perfect brand ambassador

ESNY is excited to share a three-part series looking at the extraordinary relationship between New York Mets superstar shortstop Francisco Lindor and New Balance. In today's age of social media, brand endorsements and influencer-promoted products are everywhere. It's almost impossible to open Twitter or Instagram without seeing a celebrity pushing a product they claim to love.

Elite Sports NY
04/23/2021
Francisco Lindor and New Balance Part III: Lindor and the future of brand ambassadors

This is the conclusion of ESNY's three-part series looking at the extraordinary relationship between New York Mets superstar shortstop Francisco Lindor and New Balance. New Balance has used the brand's relationship with New York Mets' shortstop Francisco Lindor as the model for its vision for a new type of global ambassador.

Analysis

Elite Sports NY
02/18/2021
The Tim Tebow Experiment has come to an end

Despite his inability to hit proficiently above the AA level, Tim Tebow was committed to being an addition to the New York Mets organization. Now, three years later, the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner has announced his retirement from professional baseball. I never want to be partially in on anything.

Metsmerized Online
11/04/2020
2020 MMO Report Card: Edwin Diaz, RHP

Edwin Diaz RHP Player Data: Age: 26, B/T: R/R Primary Stats: 26 G, 25.2 IP, 2-1, 1.75 ERA, 2 HLD, 2 HR, 14 BB, 50 SO, 1.25 WHIP, 6 SV Advanced Stats: 244 ERA+, 2.18 FIP, 1.3 bWAR. 0.9 fWAR Free Agent: 2023 2020 Salary: $5.1M Grade: B+ 2020 Review After the 2019 season, many Mets fans [...]

Metsmerized Online
10/22/2020
2020 MMO Report Card: Pete Alonso

Pete Alonso Player Data: Age 25, B/T: R/R Primary Stats: 57 G, 239 PA, 16 HR, 35 RBI, 24 BB , 61 SO, .231 BA, .326 OBP, .490 SLG, .817 OPS Advanced Stats: .242 BABIP, .342 wOBA, 119 wRC+, 123 OPS+, 0.4 fWAR, 0.0 bWAR, -4 DRS, -3 OAA Free Agent: 2025 2020 Salary: $652,521 Grade: B- 2020 Review: [...]

Metsmerized Online
10/19/2020
2020 MMO Report Card: Dominic Smith

Dominic Smith Player Data: Age 25, B/T: L/L Primary Stats: 50 G, 199 PA, 10 HR, 42 RBI, 14 BB , 45 SO, .316 BA, .377 OBP, .616 SLG, .993 OPS Advanced Stats: .368 BABIP, .412 wOBA, 165 wRC+, 169 OPS+, 1.8 fWAR, 1.7 bWAR, -1 OAA at 1B, -2 OAA in LF Free Agent: 2025 2020 Salary: $578,826 Grade: [...]

Elite Sports NY
03/04/2021
5 Pitching Takeaways From Thursday's Mets-Nationals Matchup

On Thursday afternoon a national television audience enjoyed the New York Mets defeating the Washington Nationals 8-4 on ESPN. Pete Alonso hit a grand slam to lead the offense, but we were focused on the pitching.

Rising Apple
02/17/2020
Three Mets we are counting on to have a much better 2020

Over the past few months, New York Mets fans have been getting excited about the season by keeping up with new acquisitions, rumors and everything in-between. As we know projections are rarely accurate but several different sources put the Mets in a position that could land them one of the National League Wild Card spots.

Elite Sports NY
03/11/2021
ESNY's 2021 MLB Power Rankings: March 11th Update

This week has been full of injury updates with the most notable being Yankees pitcher Zack Britton set to undergo elbow surgery and Nationals pitcher Jon Lester back in camp after thyroid surgery. A lot can happen in a month, but here's where each team lies in this week's power rankings from 1-30.

Elite Sports NY
03/15/2021
State of the New York Mets: Opening Day anticipation

Anticipation for the 2021 New York Mets season has been skyrocketing since Steve Cohen's first transaction as owner a few months ago. Now, only twenty-something days away from opening day, the excitement is radiating from every Mets fan, myself included With the team really getting into the groove of things, with the projected starting lineup playing more and more games.

Metsmerized Online
08/04/2020
3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Struggle Against The Braves

3 UP 1.Robinson Cano's hot streak Before last night's game when he exited with "left groin tightness", Cano was a bright light in the rather disappointing series against the Braves as he had eight hits in the four-game series. Over the past four days, he had a .615 batting average with a 1.548 OPS.

Metsmerized Online
10/28/2020
2020 MMO Report Card: Robinson Cano

Robinson Cano Player Data: Age 38, B/T: L/R Primary Stats: 49 G, 182 PA, 10 HR, 30 RBI, 9 BB , 24 SO, .316 BA, .352 OBP, .544 SLG, .896 OPS Advanced Stats: .319 BABIP, .376 wOBA, 141 wRC+, 144 OPS+, 1.3 fWAR, 0.9 bWAR, -4 DRS, 3 OAA Free Agent: 2024 2020 Salary: $24 Million Grade: B+ [...]

Metsmerized Online
12/20/2020
2020 Mets Report Card: J.D. Davis

J.D. Davis Player Data: Age 27, B/T: R/R Primary Stats: 56 G, 229 PA, 6 HR, 19 RBI, 31 BB, 56 SO, .247 BA, .371 OBP, .389 SLG, .761 OPS Advanced Stats: .318 BABIP, .339 wOBA, 117 wRC+, 112 OPS+, 0.5 fWAR, 0.1 bWAR, -9 DRS, -5 OAA Free Agent: 2025 2020 Salary: $592,463 Grade: C+ 2020 Review: When [...]

Rising Apple
02/23/2020
Mets: Three player takeaways from the Spring Training openers

Despite many fans not caring much about Spring Training, the New York Mets had their split-squad Spring Training openers. Being the Mets fanatic that I am, naturally, I watched the two games split-screen on my laptop with a big cup of coffee.

Rising Apple
12/07/2019
New York Mets: Will Edwin Diaz hurt or help the bullpen in 2020?

Year after year the New York Mets franchise brings in a mix of promising new players and over the hill vets, promising that this is going to be our year. They start off hot in Spring Training going into the beginning of the season giving the fans a sense of ignorant bliss, that THIS will be our year.

Metsmerized Online
07/06/2020
Dellin Betances Benefited From Extra Time Off

Before spring training got shut down in March, Dellin Betances was still fighting to reach the high 90s pitch he had before his injury. According to Tim Healy of Newsday, adding an extra four months to finish rehabbing his Achilles tendon injury, Betances really worked on finding his fastball again, the pitcher describing the season [...]

Rising Apple
04/21/2020
Mets News: Three reasons why Alex Rodriguez may want to buy the Amazins

Through the chaos that has been 2020, which includes the hiring and firing of Carlos Beltran, the possibility of the team being sold to Steve Cohen being crushed, and the MLB season being delayed, New York Mets fans are looking for a light at the end of the tunnel especially with no known start of the season.

Rising Apple
12/31/2019
New York Mets: New Year's Resolutions to work on in 2020

Every baseball player has their strengths and weaknesses. Yet with a team like the New York Mets, some of these weaknesses have been what set them back from being a contending team in years past. Going into 2020 with promising acquisitions such as Rick Porcello and Dellin Betances, let's talk about some New Year's Resolutions some of our players should be working on.

Elite Sports NY
04/12/2021
State of the Mets: Fans need to take a deep breath

It's pretty easy to understand why New York Mets fans are panicking right now. Every season it's supposed to be their year. Yet most seasons the team starts hot just to fall apart by the All-Star break. If anything this change in narrative is a good thing.

Opinion & Editorials

Metsmerized Online
09/11/2020
The Mets Saved My Life

With the month of September being National Suicide Awareness Month, many people in the sports media world have been speaking out on how mental illness and suicide has affected them in their lives. As someone who has struggled with their own mental health for over a decade, I wanted to write this piece as a [...]

Metsmerized Online
06/17/2020
Could an Extra Inning Home Run Derby Help The Mets?

New York Mets fans love their baseball through and through. Nonetheless, the biggest argument between baseball fans and the fans of pretty much any other major league sport, is that baseball is too slow. In fact, it's becoming even slower. Though the baseball world has been in turmoil the past few months, to say the [...]

Rising Apple
09/01/2020
New York Mets infield is far too crowded for Todd Frazier

When third baseman Todd Frazier elected free agency this past October, New York Mets fans were nostalgic as the New Jersey native has been a member of New York sports since 2017. Yet they weren't exactly sad to see him go due to the slightly sub-par performance he displayed in queens.

Elite Sports NY
02/24/2021
FOCO keeps fans fashionably safe

We don't know if/when fans will be able to attend major league baseball games yet. With the 2021 season quickly approaching in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, a still relevant concern for fans and players alike is staying safe.

Rising Apple
08/04/2020
New York Mets 2020 Rising Apple Round Robin Superlatives

Despite not making it to the playoffs in 2019 the New York Mets had a late-season rally resulting in showing amazing energy the team hasn't seen in years. Some of the best moments being when Jeff McNeil projected himself on to the netting to make an amazing play, the many walk-offs, as well as Alonso, breaking record after record.

Metsmerized Online
07/26/2020
Edwin Diaz Shows Promise in Blown Save vs Braves

Ask any Mets fan, and they'll tell you that the biggest frustration of the 2019 season was the underperformance of the team's bullpen. Dig a little deeper and they'll tell you more specifically that it was the underperformance of Edwin Diaz. Diaz's performance last season is not as cut and dry as many may think.

Rising Apple
12/19/2019
Mets single-season records that could be broken in 2020

While the moves that have been made this offseason show some potential, the outcome for The New York Mets 2020 season is still very unpredictable. Although last season showed more promise than 2018, much of the 2019 season was rather frustrating for Mets fans.

Rising Apple
02/29/2020
Mets bullpen needs to take the leap the optimists believe they can

The 2019 baseball season started off hopeful for the New York Mets just like most. They then proceeded to fall farther and farther under .500 until they had a 38-47 record by the end of June. If you watched even a few of those painful losses you know just as well as any Met fan what the issue was.

Metsmerized Online
12/20/2020
Opinion: Edwin Diaz Deserves Another Chance in 2021

For the past two seasons, Mets fans have felt their stomach drop almost every time Edwin Diaz stepped on the mound, and for good reason might I add. There's no denying that Diaz didn't live up to the hype when he first came to New York, but there is reason for fans to start believing [...]

Rising Apple
02/17/2020
Which Mets pitcher will be crowned the king of social media clap backs?

If you are a New York Mets fan and have a Twitter, Instagram or really almost any social media platform, you have probably seen some posts from our beloved pitchers Noah Syndergaard and Marcus Stroman. They have put out some quality content that has ranged from light-hearted jokes to shady clap backs.

Reports

Elite Sports NY
05/10/2021
ESNY's Tips: How to attend a Yankees game without a hitch in 2021

With all the Guidelines that have been put into place to attend sporting events, going to a Yankee game can seem intimidating at first. Yet after attending one with a friend of mine, I've compiled a list of things to keep in mind when going to the park so that your entry is smooth, making the game far more enjoyable!

Elite Sports NY
05/10/2021
ESNY's Tips: How to attend a Mets game with ease in 2021

After the COVID-19 pandemic deemed going to baseball games unsafe, fans have been fighting to get back in the stands to support their favorite teams ever since. Now, with the parks open and vaccines rolling out, more and more people are interested in going to Mets games.

Elite Sports NY
02/09/2021
New York Mets sign Jonathan Villar (Report)

On Tuesday morning, Jon Heyman first reported the New York Mets signing free-agent utility infielder Jonathan Villar. Joel Sherman added that the deal is for one year, $3.55 million. Villar deal is 1 yr, $3.55M as @JonHeyman reported. It is guaranteed and there are incentives. Versatile. Speed. Switch-hitter.

Elite Sports NY
02/15/2021
New York Mets Sign Mike Montgomery, Tommy Hunter (Report)

It's been an eventful few weeks for the New York Mets as Spring Training approaches. The franchise has reportedly lefty Mike Montgomery and right-hander Tommy Hunter to minor league contracts. Two more minor league signings for the Mets: left-hander Mike Montgomery and right-hander Tommy Hunter.

Elite Sports NY
04/02/2021
MLB moves 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta

On Friday, Major League Baseball announced the 2021 MLB All-Star game has been moved from its original location in Atlanta Georgia due to the state's recent voter restriction laws that were put in place. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred explained that this decision was made after discussions with the clubs, players (both current and former), the Players Association, and The Players Alliance.

Metsmerized Online
10/22/2020
Report: Designated Hitter Might Not Stick for 2021

LaVelle E. Neal of the Star-Tribune Reports that the designated hitter position will be for the AL-only for the 2021 as of now. According to Neal, the the players union and MLB would only be able to continue the universal DH into the 2021 season through bargaining.

Metsmerized Online
11/10/2020
MLB Rumor Roundup: Toronto Hungry For New Talent

With the Mets news cycle in full swing, it's hard to keep track of everything else going on in the MLB in regards to moves and rumors. Steve Cohen has mentioned wanting to make a splash this offseason with many players being declined options or not interested in their qualifying offers, so let's take [...]

Elite Sports NY
02/20/2021
Shannon Forde to be inducted into New York State Baseball HOF

Jay Horwitz announced via Twitter that Shannon Forde will be inducted into the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame. Forde worked alongside Horwitz during her 22-year career with the New York Mets, sadly lost her long fight with breast cancer in May of 2016 at the age of 44.

Metsmerized Online
06/29/2020
Van Wagenen Provides Updates On Cespedes, Syndergaard, Others

Yoenis C├ęspedes "should be closer to being game ready than when we saw him last in March," Brodie Van Wagenen said. -Michael Conforto has no restrictions. -Jed Lowrie is still trying to transition out of his leg brace and "see some more advanced action." - Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) June 29, 2020 This afternoon Brodie Van [...]

Metsmerized Online
10/30/2020
MLB Rumor Roundup: Darren O'Day Added To List of Free Agents

The MLB offseason is heating up as more announcements are being made regarding player options and signings. As some of the decisions were expected, others were pretty surprising, let's go take a look at what happened on Thursday. Braves Say Goodbye To O'Day Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported that the Braves have decided [...]

Metsmerized Online
12/17/2020
Alderson: We Don't Need to Sell Players On Mets' Outlook

In the Thursday press conference introducing James McCann to the Mets, Sandy Alderson went on to explain that he doesn't feel the need to sell players on changes to the Mets franchise. "I think the excitement around the Mets right now is self-evident" Alderson stated.

Metsmerized Online
07/01/2020
Hitting Coach Chili Davis Will Be Working Remotely

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, Mets hitting coach Chili Davis will be not be joining the team on Friday when they report to Citifield. He is working remotely from his home in Arizona due to surging cases of the COVID-19 virus in the state.

Metsmerized Online
07/28/2020
Cuomo Invites More Major League Teams to Play in New York

Over the past few days, reports of COVID-19 infections at different MLB sites have been rising. After the news broke of 17 Miami Marlins players testing positive for the illness the MLB offices have been scrambling to find a way to continue the season safely. Will Feuer of CNBC has reported that New York [...]

Metsmerized Online
10/21/2020
Report: Could Cohen's Ownership Hinge on Mayor De Blasio's Approval?

Update: Wednesday, October 21st, 4:30 p.m. Deesha Thosar of the the New York Daily News reported that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is not expected to interfere with the purchase of the Mets. Instead this story by USA Today may have been inaccurately reported.

Metsmerized Online
06/23/2020
Bids for the Mets Going International?

After months of rumors of A-Rod's interest, Scott Sosnick from Variety has disclosed that the London based Reuben Brothers are now interested in putting their hat in the ring. BREAKING: @Sportico Exclusive: Reuben brothers, with a combined net worth of $14 billion, exploring bid for @Mets https://t.co/q8KXfq4cAP #SportsBiz #MLB pic.twitter.com/Brdkq3Kczj - Scott Soshnick (@soshnick) June [...]

Metsmerized Online
11/18/2020
BREAKING: Robinson Cano Suspended for 2021

After a pretty solid 2020 season, Robinson Cano has been suspended for the entire 2021 season due to testing positive for the performance-enhancing drug stanozolol per Jeff Passan of ESPN. The length of the suspension is on account of this being his second positive result which is an automatic penalization of 162 games.

Game Recaps

Metsmerized Online
08/29/2020
Betances' Wildness Lifts Yankees to 2-1 Walk-Off Win Over Mets

Saturday afternoon's game against the Yankees was a tough pill as the Mets lost 2-1. Despite Robert Gsellman having a stronger outing than his last, the Mets bullpen were unable to secure the win. Gsellman allowed only one run and four hits over the four innings he pitched.

Metsmerized Online
08/12/2020
Aided by Great Defense, Rick Porcello Hurls Another Quality Start

The Mets starting rotation has been taking hit after hit, losing manpower throughout the season. Despite this, Rick Porcello had a pretty solid outing against the Nationals, allowing two runs on eight hits over six innings pitched. Even though the team was unable to close the gap, Porcello's composure was much improved not allowing any [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/07/2020
Mets Late Game Rally Falls Short in 4-3 Loss to Marlins

The New York Mets struggled to find their energy as they succumbed to the Miami Marlins losing 4-3 on the rainy Friday night in Flushing. The Mets bats were lifeless beyond a single home run from Dom Smith in the second for most of the game, yet the hope of a comeback was in [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/26/2020
Mets Shut Out Again in Nightcap, Lose 3-0 to Marlins

The Mets finished Wednesday night's doubleheader down in the dumps in a 3-0 loss against the Marlins as their offense could not produce yet again. Seth Lugo started the night strong going three scoreless innings. The runs that were allowed were as a result of Jared Hughes giving up a pair on a double and [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/10/2020
Mets, Matz Are Trounced, 16-4, by the Nationals

The Mets 16-4 loss against the Nationals on Monday was painful to say the very least. Steven Matz started off the game without any issues but unraveled quickly allowing five runs in the second and third innings, three of which were due to home runs. With the Mets bullpen unable to limit the damage, [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/20/2020
Jacob DeGrom Pitches Gem in No-Decision

In Wednesday night's outing against the Miami Marlins, Jacob deGrom returned to the mound after missing one start to neck stiffness and he was back to his old self. Starting the night, deGrom took a second to get in the rhythm with Jesus Aguilar reaching first on a fielding error from J.D.

Metsmerized Online
07/29/2020
David Peterson Secures Mets Win in MLB Debut

David Peterson, the Mets 2017 first-round draft pick, got the call last minute that he would be starting in Tuesday's game against the Red Sox. In the 8-3 victory, Peterson lived up to manager Luis Rojas' earlier statement describing the young pitcher as a player who has "poise, maturity, and pitchability" as he had a [...]

Metsmerized Online
07/19/2020
Porcello Pieces Together Solid Outing vs Yanks

Despite a tough break in tonight's 9-3 loss against the Yankees, Rick Porcello's starting pitching was relatively solid. Over five innings, Porcello gave up three earned runs, six hits, and had three strikeouts. The game started with Gleyber Torres hitting an RBI single off of Porcello's 91 MPH four-seam fastball, which brought in Mike Tauchman [...]

Rising Apple
07/29/2020
Mets rookie David Peterson helps keep the team afloat in his MLB debut

The start of the shortened season has come with a great deal of unpredicted stress for the New York Mets. After the announcement of Marcus Stroman's calf injury and Robert Gsellman's tendonitis and Rick Porcello 's disappointing debut, the hope of a successful season was already starting to waver.

Metsmerized Online
08/14/2020
David Peterson Continues to Turn Heads

With the Mets' choices for starting pitchers slowly diminishing, rookie David Peterson continues to prove that he's one of their best options. Peterson's excellent outing on Thursday clinching a win against the Nationals solidified that notion, as the pitcher only allowed one unearned run over five innings pitched.

Metsmerized Online
08/17/2020
Cano, Alonso Power Mets to 11-4 Win Over Marlins

In Monday's 11-4 win against the Marlins, the Mets bats never seemed to rest with almost every starter having a hit. Two of the most notable players of the night were Robinson Cano, hitting two home runs and driving in four RBI's and Pete Alonso who had a pair of homers himself.

Metsmerized Online
09/26/2020
Mets Eliminated from Playoffs in 4-3 Loss to Nationals

The Mets offense fell short in their 4-3 loss against the Nationals today, taking them out of playoff consideration. Over the seven-inning opening game, Jacob deGrom was unable to fall into a groove allowing three runs over the five innings he pitched, with the other run charged to Miguel Castro giving the Nationals the lead [...]

Metsmerized Online
07/27/2020
Three Home Runs Power Mets to 7-4 Win Over Red Sox

After last night's painful 14-1 defeat against the Braves, the Mets really needed to get their edge back with every game counting so much more in the compact 60 game season. They did exactly that. In the Mets' 7-4 triumph over the Boston Red Sox, starting pitching and run support seemed to line [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/11/2020
Big Hit Continues to Elude Mets in 2-1 Loss to Nationals

Tuesday night's 2-1 loss against the Nationals was a complete one-eighty compared to the night before. Rick Porcello took the mound with improved composure and ability to locate his pitches allowing two runs and no walks over six innings pitched. Despite the Mets' bullpen keeping the score stable throughout the game, the offense [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/11/2020
Matz Still Unable to Find Command in Mets Loss

Nothing seemed to go right in Steven Matz's start against the Washington Nationals on Monday night. The 29-year-old pitcher started off the game strongly but cracked under the pressure as he gave up run after run, eventually being charged with eight runs on three home runs over the 4 1/3 innings he pitched in [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/13/2020
Tomas Nido Leads Mets to 8-2 Win Against Nationals

To say that the Mets started off this series with a lack of energy and an inability to find their rhythm is putting it rather lightly. Yet the team was able to build up their momentum again with back to back wins. Thursday's win featured amazing performances both defensively and offensively, winning by a landslide [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/06/2020
Porcello's Impressive Performance Secures 150th Career Win

After Rick Porcello's last few starts, not much was expected in Wednesday night's game against the Nationals. Yet, the Mets were in for a pleasant surprise when Porcello went seven innings only allowing one run and five hits on his way to picking up his 150th career win.

Metsmerized Online
09/05/2020
Lugo, Bullpen Strong in Mets 5-1 Win Over Phils

Every aspect of the Mets game really synced up in their Saturday night 5-1 win against the Phillies, as it was the first time they've beaten Philadelphia this season. Despite Seth Lugo having a tough first inning allowing a home run to Rhys Hoskins, he made it through his start without any other issues.

Metsmerized Online
08/02/2020
Wacha Unable to Limit Damage in Loss to Braves

After Michael Wacha's solid start on July 27, something similar was expected in his start against the Braves last night. Sadly that was not the case as the 29-year-old pitcher gave up seven hits with five runs over four innings pitched. Out of the 91 pitches, 35 were balls making his WHIP a tragic 2.25, [...]

Metsmerized Online
08/29/2020
Betances' Wildness Lifts Yankees to 2-1 Walk-Off Win Over Mets

Saturday afternoon's game against the Yankees was a tough pill as the Mets lost 2-1. Despite Robert Gsellman having a stronger outing than his last, the Mets bullpen were unable to secure the win. Gsellman allowed only one run and four hits over the four innings he pitched.

Metsmerized Online
08/31/2020
Jacob DeGrom Struggles as Mets Suffer 5-3 Loss to Miami

Jacob deGrom showed that he is in fact human in the Mets 5-3 loss against the Marlins on Monday afternoon. DeGrom had his first bad outing this season, allowing four runs, only one of which was earned, over six innings pitched. The rest of the Mets bullpen managed to hold the score for the most [...]

Metsmerized Online
09/28/2020
Lugo Unable to Find Command In Season Finale

Seth Lugo's transition from a bullpen pitcher back to a starter has been a mixed bag, as most of his outings have consisted of elite control and pitch placement or a lack of it altogether. Sadly his last start of the season mirrored the latter situation with the pitcher giving up six runs on [...]

Morning Briefings

Metsmerized Online
01/29/2021
Morning Briefing: Fans Vote Jacob DeGrom As Best Pitcher In Baseball

Good Morning, Mets fans! MLB Network continued their position rankings with starting pitchers, and had the fans vote on their top 10 starting pitchers. The Mets' own Jacob deGrom topped the list. Let's go see what's been going on in baseball! Latest Mets News The Mets have signed Aaron Loup to a one year $3 [...]

Metsmerized Online
09/26/2020
Morning Briefing: Mets Head Into Doubleheader On Last Breaths

Good Morning, Mets fans! It is already the penultimate day of the regular season. Rick Porcello and Jacob deGrom will be taking the mound today in the Mets' doubleheader against the Nationals. As this could be Porcello's last start as a Met with the pitcher's one-year contract set to end.

Metsmerized Online
01/15/2021
Morning Briefing: Happy Arbitration And IFA Signing Period Day!

Good Morning, Mets fans! Happy arbitration day! The MLB franchises will be exchanging arbitration numbers. Steve Cohen has also been getting some fan input on what they'd like to see brought to Citi Field as well as some new signings. Let's go check out what's going on around MLB!

Metsmerized Online
12/11/2020
Morning Briefing: Rumor Mill Heats Up

Good Morning, Mets fans! The rumor mill is going strong but not much of substance has been happening. Let's take a look at what's happening around baseball! Latest Mets News It's a sad day for Mets fans everywhere as Al Lintz passed away yesterday at age 81, via Art Shamsky.

Metsmerized Online
12/31/2020
Morning Briefing: What Could A Francisco Lindor Trade Look Like?

Good Morning, Mets fans! With free agency rumors still swirling around players such as George Springer and Trevor Bauer, there's still more to dive into in regards to baseball. Let's check out what's going on around MLB! Latest Mets News Check out this fun video of Mets pitchers Noah Syndergaard and Robert Gsellman going head [...]

Metsmerized Online
12/04/2020
Morning Briefing: Mets' Interest In James McCann Heating Up

Good Morning, Mets fans! The non-tender announcements have been heating up as more and more teams make their decisions for the 2021 season. Let's take a look into what's been happening around baseball! Latest Mets News Joel Sherman of the NY Post took a look at if the Mets have their eye on James McCann [...]

Metsmerized Online
11/13/2020
Morning Briefing: GKR To Appear On SNY Baseball Night At 6 PM EST

Good Morning, Mets fans! As Steve Cohen forms a new Mets staff, everyone's been waiting for updates on the edge of their seats, excited for what the new era has in store. Beyond all of that, MLB awards season is in full swing as the best of the best in baseball are being announced.

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11/27/2020
Morning Briefing: Bartolo Colon Wants Another Go With The Mets

Good Morning, Mets fans! The MMO family hopes everyone had a great Thanksgiving as we move onto the weekend. The MLB news cycle was relatively uneventful, but let's take a look at what did happen! Latest Mets News Bartolo Colon, a.k.a. "Big Sexy," apparently wants another go with the Mets, according to Joseph Staszewski of the NY [...]

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01/08/2021
Morning Briefing: Mets Start The New Year With Blockbuster Trade

Good Morning, Mets fans! Yesterday was an amazing day as the Mets made a blockbuster trade, sending Amed Rosario, Andres Gimenez and two prospects to the Cleveland Indians, in return for all-star shortstop Francisco Lindor and 2020 comeback player RHP Carlos Carrasco! Let's go see what else is going on around MLB!

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01/22/2021
Morning Briefing: Astros Sign Catcher Jason Castro

Good Morning, Mets fans! The rumor mill is still going strong as the Mets news cycle slows down a little. While the Mets still have a few gaps to fill for the upcoming season, so do many other teams. Let's go check out what's going on in the world of baseball!

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09/06/2020
Morning Briefing: Pair Of Aces Set To Duel In Game Three

Good Morning, Mets fans! Jacob deGrom (2-1, 1.76 ERA) takes the mound later today against RHP Aaron Nola (4-2, 2.45 ERA) for the third game in the Phillies series. The Mets finally clinched their first win this season against Philadelphia in last night's game and hopefully, the Mets ace can have another deGrominant outing to [...]

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10/30/2020
Morning Briefing: White Sox Hire Tony La Russa As Manager

Good Morning, Mets fans! The offseason is officially in full swing with updates seeming to come out almost every hour. The vote on Steve Cohen's bid is set for 1:30 pm today. Mets fans have their fingers crossed hoping that the Long Island native will be approved as the franchise's new owner.

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12/25/2020
Morning Briefing: A Very Merry Christmas For Mets Fans

Good Morning, Mets fans! Merry Christmas! There's certainly a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, especially for Mets fans. And with the holiday season coming to an end, more transactions are being made around MLB. Let's go take a look at what's been happening in baseball!

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12/05/2020
Morning Briefing: Mets Could Be Interested In Jake Odorizzi

Good Morning, Mets fans! Talks of who the Mets may sign continue as other teams in MLB have been working on staffing decisions. Let's go see what's been going on in MLB! Latest Mets News Joel Sherman of the post takes a look at some reasons why the Mets could be interested in signing pitcher [...]

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12/18/2020
Morning Briefing: Mets Fans Excited For McCann Post Press Conference

Good Morning, Mets fans! Thursday's press conference was a really great way to get to know more about James McCann and learn more about Sandy Alderson's outlook in this new chapter for the Mets franchise. Let's go take a look at what else is happening around baseball!

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09/11/2020
Morning Briefing: Happy DeGrom Day!

Good Morning, Mets fans! Today is a great day because Jacob deGrom (3-1, 1.69 ERA) steps on the hill once again to face Blue Jays RHP Chase Anderson (0-0, 4.94 ERA). This is the first game of the Mets series against Toronto which is taking place in Buffalo, New York due to the inability to [...]

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09/25/2020
Morning Briefing: Can Porcello Extend Mets Playoff Chase?

Good Morning, Mets fans! David Peterson completed his rookie season with a great seven-inning outing, helping the Mets stay alive in Thursday night's 3-2 win over the Nationals. Edwin Diaz, despite giving up a ninth-inning RBI, clinched the save for New York. Tonight, the Mets face the Nationals once again with Rick Porello (1-6, 5.46 [...]

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11/20/2020
Morning Briefing: Mets' Season Opener Set To Air On ESPN

Good Morning, Mets fans! As the offseason continues to unfold, more decisons are being made and everyone is speculating on what could happen by 2021. Despite too much of it still being up in the air, here's what's been going on. Latest Mets News The Mets' 2021 season opener will not be broadcasted on SNY, [...]

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10/02/2020
Morning Briefing: AL Central Is Out; Dodgers, Braves Advance

Good Morning, Mets fans! Yesterday was an eventful day as the last remaining AL Central team was eliminated from the playoffs, and the Dodgers and Reds both wrapped up their series sweeps. With only two more wild card series to be finished out, let's take a look at how the postseason is unfolding!

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10/23/2020
Morning Briefing: World Series Resumes Tonight For Game Three

Good Morning, Mets fans! After the Rays tied the series with their 6-4 win on Tuesday, fans are gearing up today to see who will take the lead. Game three will be a matchup of the right-handers with Walker Buehler taking the mound for the Dodgers, and Charlie Morton for the Rays.

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10/09/2020
Morning Briefing: Astros, Braves and Dodgers Clinch Division Series

Good Morning, Mets fans! As the Mets news cycle slows down, the MLB postseason continues to unfold with the Astros, Braves and Dodgers headed for the championship series and the Yankees set to play game five against the Rays today at 7:10 pm. Let's check out what else is happening in the world of baseball!

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09/07/2020
Morning Briefing: David Peterson Returns To Rotation

Good Morning, Mets fans! Mets rookie David Peterson (4-1, 3.03 ERA) is on the mound to face former Mets RHP Zack Wheeler (4-0, 2.20 ERA) for this afternoon's game against the Phillies. Peterson's last outing was out of the bullpen where he had four stellar scoreless innings.

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10/16/2020
Morning Briefing: Dodgers Flounder As Astros Tighten Things Up

Good Morning, Mets Fans! The postseason is heating up as we get closer to the World Series. After falling behind in the series 3-0, the Astros won again yesterday to bring the series to 3-2. Despite their spectacular night in game three, the Dodgers were unable to go into last night's game with the same [...]

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10/24/2020
Morning Briefing: Dodgers Take 2-1 World Series Lead

Good Morning, Mets fans! The Dodgers bats came to life last night as they took the series lead 2-1, beating the Rays 6-2. Game four is going to be a matchup between Julio Urias of the Dodgers and Ryan Yarbrough for the Rays. The game will be on at 8:08 EST and can be seen on FOX.

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10/29/2020
Morning Briefing: Steve Cohen Faces One Final Hurdle

Good Morning, Mets fans! As the 2020 MLB season comes to an end, the offseason is already heating up. The MLB club owners are also voting on whether or not Steve Cohen will become the new owner of the Mets franchise. Let's go check out what's going on in the world of baseball!

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09/03/2020
Morning Briefing: Mets End Skid Heading Into Makeup Game

Good Morning, Mets fans! Despite rookie David Peterson having a stellar major league career so far, he has been bumped from this afternoon's start against the Yankees with Robert Gsellman placed in the starting spot instead. Gsellman missed much of the season so far being on the injured list with right tricep soreness.

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