Mets Notes: Montero Optioned, DeGrom Returns To The Hill, A Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Montero Optioned, DeGrom Returns To The Hill, A Six-Man Rotation

The Mets optioned RHP Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas following last night’s game to make room for Jacob deGrom who will be activated in time for his start against the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight. DeGrom says he is pain-free and is looking forward to pitching through the end of the season. He was 6-5 with a […]

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Would Angels Part With Kole Calhoun or C.J. Cron To Get That Arm?

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Would Angels Part With Kole Calhoun or C.J. Cron To Get That Arm?

Bill Shakin of the Los Angeles Times shared some insight on all the Bartolo Colon to the Los Angeles Angels buzz from a west coast perspective: In order to fill Richards’ spot in the rotation, the Angels could consider two New York Mets pitchers — Jon Niese (7-8, 3.50), who reportedly has cleared waivers, and Bartolo […]

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Will We See Matt Reynolds In September?

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Will We See Matt Reynolds In September?

I couldn’t help paying a little extra attention last night when Gary Cohen brought up the subject of shortstop after Wilmer Flores committed his second error of the game which led to three unearned Dodgers runs. What struck me as odd was when he downplayed the Mets promoting Matt Reynolds because he isn’t on the […]

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Justin Turner Was On A Mission Last Night

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Justin Turner Was On A Mission Last Night

Dodgers utility man Justin Turner put on a heck of show last night, seemingly doing everything he could to beat his old teammates. Turner turned two key double plays against the Mets, and was no slouch at the plate singling, doubling, drawing a walk and scoring a run. Turner also stole a base and nearly […]

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 6, Mets 2

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 6, Mets 2

The Los Angeles Dodgers bested the Mets 6-2, behind seven strong innings from starting pitcher Dan Haren (11-10).   The Mets got off to a fast start with a lead off solo homerun from right fielder Curtis Granderson (16). However the Dodgers tied the game up in the third inning with a Dee Gordon RBI […]

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Herrera Drives In Four, Scores Two, Now Batting .346

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Herrera Drives In Four, Scores Two, Now Batting .346

Dilson Herrera had another great game tonight for Binghamton who beat Akron by a score of 12-3. Herrera finished 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBIs, two runs scored and a walk. ESPN’s Keith Law had heaps of praise for the Mets’ 20-year-old second baseman prospect  in an online chat. Herrera is capable of becoming an above average, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Dodgers, 10:10 PM

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Dodgers, 10:10 PM

The Mets look to build off of their 8-5 win on Wednesday against the Athletics in their opener against the Dodgers in Los Angeles tonight behind Jon Niese (7-8, 3.50 ERA) as he takes on Dan Haren (10-10, 4.59) in the 10:10 PM opener at Dodger Stadium. Bartolo Colon has been activated from bereavement list and […]

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Red Sox and Rusney Castillo Agree To $72 Million Deal

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox and Rusney Castillo Agree To $72 Million Deal

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.is reporting that Cuban free agent Rusney Castillo has agreed to sign with the Boston Red Sox for a record six-year, $72 million dollar contract. Congratulations to the Red Sox who by all accounts have gotten themselves a very high-impact player who seems to have chosen a park perfectly suited for his skill […]

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Difficult to See How Mets and Cubs Match Up For Trade

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Difficult to See How Mets and Cubs Match Up For Trade

“It’s hard to see how we would actually match up,” a team official told Andy Martino of the Daily News when asked if the Cubs were ideal trade partners for the Mets.. The problem is that neither team is eager to part with its top prospects, and both would require a major haul to do […]

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Featured Post: The Wilmer Flores Experiment

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Wilmer Flores Experiment

At just 23 years old, it’s hard to imagine giving up on a highly regarded prospect. Still, I believe the time has come for the Mets to move on from Wilmer Flores. Signed at the ripe old age of 16, Flores has progressed slowly through the Mets farm system, racking up almost 3,000 minor league […]

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