Trading Murphy Will Usher In the Future of Second Base

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Trading Murphy Will Usher In the Future of Second Base

In using humor to deflect a question about the Mets capacity to pay top or near top shelf salaries for three players on their roster, Sandy Alderson sent clear signals the financial situation for the New York Mets has not been resolved. Posture and position as he might, the reality is Alderson does not have […]

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Matt Harvey To Pitch Off Mound For First Time Next Week

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Matt Harvey To Pitch Off Mound For First Time Next Week

Adam Rubin reports that Matt Harvey “has the go-ahead to get on a mound next week” for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery on Oct. 22, 2013. He also adds that while Harvey will not pitch in the majors this season, it’s still possible he will pitch briefly in the fall instructional league, which spans […]

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Trade Talks For Alex Rios Gaining Traction

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Trade Talks For Alex Rios Gaining Traction

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, trade talks for Rangers outfielder Alex Rios are “gaining traction” in several places. The Rangers are willing to eat some of the remaining salary on Rios’ contract if that’s what it takes to move him. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says that the Indians, Giants, Reds and Royals are among […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Phillies 2

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Phillies 2

The Mets (52-56) crushed the Phillies (47-61) on Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field, beating Philadelphia 11-2. Zack Wheeler took the mound for the Mets and was once again solid, albeit inefficient. Wheeler went 6.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks, striking out 4 and throwing 112 pitches. Zack is now 3-0 […]

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Colon Expected To Remain With Mets, Team Won’t Eat Any Portion Of His Salary

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Colon Expected To Remain With Mets, Team Won’t Eat Any Portion Of His Salary

Mike Puma of the NY Post reports that ”nothing has changed” regarding Bartolo Colon. and that the Mets “won’t eat any of the $13 million” he is owed. Team officials told him that they expect the veteran right-hander will still be a Met on 8/1. 9:00 AM Andy Martino of the New York Daily News is reporting that […]

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Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

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Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

It’s always fun debating all the possible ways the Mets can bring a superstar to Queens at this time of the year. Nobody wants to be a seller, that usually means your season is “over and out” and relevancy is still a year or more away. As we close in on our sixth consecutive losing […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 12:10 PM Rubber Match

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 12:10 PM Rubber Match

Last night was the opposite of the first game of the series with the Phillies beating the Mets 6-0 behind Cole Hamels to setup a rubber match. This afternoon they look to take the series behind Zack Wheeler as he squares off against Kyle Kendrick in an early 12:10 PM matinee at Citi Field. Starting […]

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Connor’s Corner: While Tulowitzki Fits, Gonzalez Does Not

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Connor’s Corner: While Tulowitzki Fits, Gonzalez Does Not

All the buzz surrounding the Mets this week as the trade deadline fast approaches has been about Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. I wrote extensively yesterday about why he is a good trade target for the Mets. However, reports indicate it is far more likely the Mets acquire Tulowitzki’s teammate, outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. No one is […]

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Mets Minors Report 7/30: Herrera Goes Deep For His 6th HR, Whalen Unbeatable In Savannah

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Mets Minors Report 7/30: Herrera Goes Deep For His 6th HR, Whalen Unbeatable In Savannah

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas allows the tying run and go ahead run to score late in game, and after mini rally, fall short to El Paso, 7-5. Binghamton score two in the 9th to walk-off on New Hampshire, 4-3. St. Lucie and Dunedin were postponed due to rain. Savannah wins second game in […]

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Collins Doesn’t Sound Like A Big Fan Of Wilmer Flores

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Collins Doesn’t Sound Like A Big Fan Of Wilmer Flores

The following transcript is courtesy of Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. It’s a conversation that just concluded between reporters and Terry Collins at Citi Field: Reporter: ”When you take a look at Wilmer Flores, when he was up here in May, when he played in five consecutive games, he hit. When he plays every other […]

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