Juan Lagares To Undergo Thumb Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks

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Juan Lagares To Undergo Thumb Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks

Update – July 29 As expected, outfielder Juan Lagares has been placed on the disabled list and will undergo surgery to repair the partially torn ligament in his left thumb. Lagares is expected to miss 6-8 weeks, so there’s a good chance he will return late this season, barring any setbacks. Original Post – July 28 […]

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MMO Game Thread: Rockies vs Mets, Cespedes Returns

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MMO Game Thread: Rockies vs Mets, Cespedes Returns

Friday, July 29, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Tyler Chatwood (9-6, 3.65) vs. LHP Steven Matz (8-6, 3.36) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets are coming off back to back disappointing losses as the offense struggles to get the gear back into the position. But […]

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Mets Now More Interested in a Bat

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Mets Now More Interested in a Bat

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, while the Mets still believe they are more likely to add a reliever at the trading deadline, the Mets now are more inclined to pursue a bat due to Juan Lagares‘ injury. According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the Mets are interested in Tampa Bay Rays’ Steve […]

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Reds Could Deal Relievers, Have Shown Interest in Plawecki

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Reds Could Deal Relievers, Have Shown Interest in Plawecki

According to Zack Buckanan of the Cincinnati Inquirer, the Reds are looking to move Ross Ohlendorf, Blake Wood, and Tony Cingrani at the trade deadline.  The impetus for moving the three relievers is that they will all be more expensive next year. Ohlendorf has made 56 apperances going 5-6 with two saves, a 4.27 ERA, […]

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Mets Inquire on Jay Bruce Yet Again

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Mets Inquire on Jay Bruce Yet Again

According to Buster Olney, the Mets have inquired on Jay Bruce from the Reds. This year Bruce is hitting .271/.323/.572 with 22 doubles, six triples, 25 homers, and a major league leading 79 RBI. Bruce has exclusively played RF for the Reds, and he has only played three game at first base in his entire […]

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Mets Could “Jump In” On Mark Melancon

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Mets Could “Jump In” On Mark Melancon

According to Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com on Twitter, the Nationals and multiple other teams are in pursuit of Pirates closer Mark Melancon, and that the Mets could also “jump in” to try and acquire the reliever. Melancon, 31, is in the midst of a very solid season for the Pirates (as per usual), pitching to […]

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Mets May Not Acquire Starter Before Monday’s Deadline

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Mets May Not Acquire Starter Before Monday’s Deadline

According to Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com on Twitter, the asking price for starting pitching is very high right now, and it may dissuade the Mets from making a trade before Monday’s deadline, instead choosing to rely on internal options such as Logan Verrett and Zack Wheeler. Verrett, pictured above, has had mixed success this year […]

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Latest On Lucroy: Mets Have Counteroffer, Indians On No-Trade List

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Latest On Lucroy: Mets Have Counteroffer, Indians On No-Trade List

Update – July 29 Here is the latest on Jonathan Lucroy whose buzz is really heating up. To begin, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN has reported Lucroy can block trades to eight teams including the Twins, Angels, Athletics, Padres, Mariners, Nationals, Indians and Tigers. The latter two have been connected to Lucroy. That’s good news for […]

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Assessing the Mets Bullpen Targets

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Assessing the Mets Bullpen Targets

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are confident they will add a reliever before the trading deadline, and they have are in active discussions on three relievers: Daniel Hudson – Hudson has twice had Tommy John surgery in his career. The last one costing him cost him the 2013 season. […]

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Thanks for the Memories, Mike

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Thanks for the Memories, Mike

Mike Piazza’s legendary career had some speed bumps along the way, yet through sheer determination, work, people who believed in him, and his skill set catapulted a player who was drafted in the 62nd round of the 1988 draft to the pinnacle of being enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY this […]

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Marlins Add Starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea

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Marlins Add Starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea

About a month after acquiring Fernando Rodney, the Marlins have remained active on the trade market in the hopes of earning their first postseason berth since 2003. Today, the Marlins acquired Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from the San Diego Padres in a package headlined by Josh Naylor, who is ranked as the seventh best […]

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