Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

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Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

Despite reports that the Mets are not actively shopping Daniel Murphy, ESPN’s Jayson Stark said in a chat today, that the Mets second baseman is available if teams were willing to pay a high price. “They’d definitely move him,” he writes. “But they want quality back. Sandy Alderson does a really good job of making […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Brewers, 8:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Brewers, 8:10 PM

The Mets (48-54) and Brewers (58-45) go at it again as they continue their four-game series at 8:10 PM tonight at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Zack Wheeler (5-8, 3.78 ERA) will start for the Mets against Brewers RHP Yovani Gallardo (5-5, 3.79). Zack Wheeler is 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA over his last four starts. He has pitched 6.0 or more […]

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Daisuke Matsuzaka in NYC for MRI on Elbow

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Daisuke Matsuzaka in NYC for MRI on Elbow

Right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka is in New York having his elbow examined according to manager Terry Collins. Dice-K felt pain in his elbow and will have an MRI. Matsuzaka looked like he was in pain after pitching in the sixth inning of last night’s loss to the Brewers. His velocity was off and he was quickly tagged […]

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Who would you protect if there was another expansion draft?

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Who would you protect if there was another expansion draft?

Thanks to this post on reddit, the writers over at Beyond the Box Score came up with the idea of conducting a mock expansion draft. That means, as a first step, for all 30 teams, each writer needs to select the list of 15 players they would protect as acting general manager. Any player left off […]

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Rockies Are High On Mets’ Syndergaard, Matz, Herrera and Nimmo

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Rockies Are High On Mets’ Syndergaard, Matz, Herrera and Nimmo

Two updates to the growing buzz on Tulo and CarGo… First, contrary to what has been reported, Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki does not have a no-trade clause in his contract according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com. Second, the Rockies are said to be very high on Noah Syndergaard, Brandon Nimmo, Steven Matz and Dilson Herrera. Joel […]

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Mets To Scout Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets To Scout Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, scouts representing 11 MLB teams are flocking to Miami to watch free agent Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who has been said to be like “Brett Gardner with power.” The Mets, Yankees, Red Sox, Rangers, Astros, Cubs, Braves, Giants, White Sox, Orioles and Marlins are all expected to be […]

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Mets Willing To Eat Some Salary To Move Colon

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Mets Willing To Eat Some Salary To Move Colon

Sources have told Andy Martino of the Daily News that the Mets are willing to eat approximately $2 million what remains on Colon’s two-year, $20 million contract ($11 million next season). He adds that despite being 42 next season, given Colon’s current level of performance, it is not crazy to think he could find a one-year, […]

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From Left Field: All-Star Break Came At The Worst Possible Time

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: All-Star Break Came At The Worst Possible Time

Most pro baseball players long to have a few days off at the All-Star break in mid-July each year. It’s a total grind to play almost every day for three and half months, so the four-day break is well-deserved. But for the Mets this year, the All-Star break came at the worst possible time. The […]

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Keith Law on deGrom, Thor and Marcos Molina

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Keith Law on deGrom, Thor and Marcos Molina

ESPN’s MLB Insider Keith Law should just call his weekly chat with Insider Subscribers, “Mets Chat”. These last few weeks have been incredibly full of Mets questions as the our farm system and top prospects continues to draw a lot of positive attention – and envy too. Here are some nuggets I pulled out from […]

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Are Gee’s Struggles Because of Mechanics?

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Are Gee’s Struggles Because of Mechanics?

Dillon Gee has made three starts since returning from the disabled list, and after last night’s beating at the hands of the Brewers, two of them have been bad. In his past two starts, Gee has allowed ten earned runs over ten innings, struggling to keep the ball in the ballpark, having allowed three home […]

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