Mets Willing To Overpay For Ben Zobrist

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Mets Willing To Overpay For Ben Zobrist

Updating this previous report that the Mets and Oakland A’s were discussing a deal for Ben Zobrist, comes a new report from Joel Sherman of the New York Post. When Sandy Alderson recently stated he was willing to “overpay” for the right hitter to help his lineup, he was referring to Zobrist the Post reports. […]

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Mets’ Offense Reaches Historic Lows

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Mets’ Offense Reaches Historic Lows

Following a brutal series sweep to the Chicago Cubs, the Mets’ lineup has sunk to historic lows explains Sal Cacciatore of Newsday. “The Mets are hitting .232 as a team, and only three teams in the last 30 years have posted a worse batting average. It also is the fifth-worst mark in franchise history, ahead […]

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

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

The New York Mets head to Los Angeles for the start of a three game series against the Dodgers beginning tonight at Dodger Stadium. Rookie Noah Syndergaard (3-4, 3.59) will be tasked with face Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (5-6, 3.20) in a 10:10 PM matchup. New York is 11-26 on the road this season, including […]

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Minor League Roster Moves: Luis Cessa To Vegas, Leathersich To DL

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Minor League Roster Moves: Luis Cessa To Vegas, Leathersich To DL

  Quite a week for Luis Cessa who was named to the Eastern League All-Star roster earlier this week and now has been promoted to AAA Las Vegas where he should be in line to start tomorrow. The 23-year old right-handed pitcher was 7-4 with 2.56 ERA while allowing just two homeruns all year in […]

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Mets Charter Flight Diverted After Howie Rose Suffers Health Issue

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Mets Charter Flight Diverted After Howie Rose Suffers Health Issue

The Mets charter flight bound for Los Angeles made an unscheduled stop in Detroit on Thursday night due to a health issue involving WOR radio play by play announcer Howie Rose. The Mets were traveling from JFK to LAX for Friday’s series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers. WOR released the following statement: “The Mets […]

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It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

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It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

You know that feeling you get when you do something so amazing–like make an insane basketball trick shot or miraculously catch a falling box of cereal just before it crashes to the ground–you even surprise yourself, but you look around and no one witnessed you do it, like it’s just been wasted? I can only […]

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A Frustrated Lucas Duda Owns Up To Offensive Struggles

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A Frustrated Lucas Duda Owns Up To Offensive Struggles

Lucas Duda continues to struggle mightily at the plate and Wednesday night’s 0-for-5 performance with four strikeouts might have been his worst showing yet. He followed that up with another hitless performance and two more strikeouts in the 6-1 loss in the series finale against the Cubs. “It’s a pretty prolonged stretch for me, just […]

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Inspiration for the Mets…from the Dodgers

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Inspiration for the Mets…from the Dodgers

As they prepare to face two of the NL’s best pitchers back-to-back in the lions den known as Dodger Stadium, the offensively starved Mets may be able to draw inspiration from…the Dodgers. But not these Dodgers. The Dodgers of 50 years ago. Let me of course stipulate that we have neither a Sandy Koufax nor […]

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Should The Mets Call Up Conforto?

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Should The Mets Call Up Conforto?

Joel Sherman of the NY Post argues that it’s time for the Mets to call up top prospect Michael Conforto. Conforto, the 10th overall pick in last year’s draft, has been on fire in Double-A this year with a .327 average and a .933 OPS. However, he is unlikely to be promoted due to his […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Ynoa Spins One-Hitter, Kirk Homers Again

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Mets Minor League Recap: Ynoa Spins One-Hitter, Kirk Homers Again

  Las Vegas (46-35) 12, Tacoma 2 The 51′s offense started off with a bang thanks to the power of Kirk Nieuwenhuis who hit a 3-run shot and Brandon Allen who had a 2-run shot in the first inning. Alex Castellanos provided some more power with his 13th homerun of the year in the 3rd […]

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