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Syndergaard Untouchable, Montero Slightly Ahead, Both Will Debut In 2014

An article by posted on November 15, 2013 0 Comments
Syndergaard Untouchable, Montero Slightly Ahead, Both Will Debut In 2014

Mets GM Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN this afternoon and spent a considerable amount of time discussing two of the team’s best pitching prospects, Noah Syndergaard and Rafael Montero. Alderson was adamant that Syndergaard would not be traded under any circumstances. “None.” The plan for these two exciting power arms […]

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Miguel Cabrera, Andrew McCutchen Win Most Valuable Player Awards

An article by posted on November 14, 2013 0 Comments
Miguel Cabrera, Andrew McCutchen Win Most Valuable Player Awards

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers and Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates were named American and National League Most Valuable Players tonight by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Cabrera finished with 385 points, while Mike Trout got five first-place votes and 282 points. Baltimore’s first baseman Chris Davis, who led the majors with 53 homers […]

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Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer Grab Cy Young Awards

An article by posted on November 13, 2013 0 Comments
Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer Grab Cy Young Awards

The Detroit Tigers’ Max Scherzer won his first American League Cy Young Award, while the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw easily grabbed his second NL Cy Young in three years as the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced winners this evening. Scherzer, the AL starter in the All-Star Game, went 21-3, leading the majors in […]

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Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers Win Rookie of the Year Awards

An article by posted on November 11, 2013 0 Comments
Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers Win Rookie of the Year Awards

Rays outfielder Wil Myers and Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez are this year’s Rookie of the Year winners, as selected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Initially projected to open the season at Double-A Jacksonville, Fernandez instead found himself on the Opening Day roster due to a couple of injuries. The right-hander seized the […]

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Braves To Tomahawk Turner Field And Open New Stadium In 2017

An article by posted on November 11, 2013 0 Comments
Braves To Tomahawk Turner Field And Open New Stadium In 2017

The Atlanta Braves announced Monday they will leave Turner Field and move into a 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown Atlanta in 2017. Braves executives John Schuerholz, Mike Plant and Derek Schiller said the team decided not to seek another 20-year lease at Turner Field and began talks with the Cobb Marietta Coliseum and […]

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2013 Silver Slugger Award Winners

An article by posted on November 7, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Silver Slugger Award Winners

MLB announced the 2013 Silver Slugger Award winners on Wednesday night. Here they are with multiple career winners in parentheses. AMERICAN LEAGUE C – Joe Mauer, Twins (5) 1B – Chris Davis, Orioles (1) 2B – Robinson Cano, Yankees (5) SS – J.J. Hardy, Orioles (1) 3B – Miguel Cabrera, Tigers (5) OF – Mike […]

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Royals Put Billy Butler On Trade Block

An article by posted on October 22, 2013 0 Comments
Royals Put Billy Butler On Trade Block

Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that the Royals will be listening to offers for designated hitter and first baseman Billy Butler. Royals ready to talk about Billy Butler deal for teams that would take on DH owed $8 million in '14, $12m in 2015. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) October 22, 2013 Butler, 27, has $8 million […]

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Tejada Making Progress In Recovery From Broken Fibula

An article by posted on October 22, 2013 0 Comments
Tejada Making Progress In Recovery From Broken Fibula

Marc Carig of Newsday is reporting that Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada continues to make progress in his recovery from a broken fibula in his right leg, according to his representative at the Legacy Agency, Chris Leible. Tejada, who will turn 24 on Sunday, remains on track to stay within his initial six-to-eight-week recovery window. He […]

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Scott Boras: “Harvey Will Have Surgery In About A Week”

An article by posted on October 15, 2013 0 Comments
Scott Boras: “Harvey Will Have Surgery In About A Week”

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will have Tommy John surgery in about a week, his agent Scott Boras said, in a report by Marc Carig of Newsday. “Logic prevailed,” Boras said of Harvey, who began the early stages of rehab before choosing surgery to repair a partially torn UCL in his right elbow. A team official told […]

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Do Mets Have What It Takes To Pry Carlos Gonzalez or Troy Tulowitzki From Rockies?

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
Do Mets Have What It Takes To Pry Carlos Gonzalez or Troy Tulowitzki From Rockies?

John Harper of the Daily News reports that it’s no secret the Mets would love to trade for Carlos Gonzalez, and one baseball executive with insight into the Rockies’ thinking says Colorado is likely to seriously consider offers for Gonzalez and even Troy Tulowitzki this winter as it looks to rebuild. However, the Rockies would be looking […]

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