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Defense Matters, Just ask Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Defense Matters, Just ask Juan Lagares

Juan Lagares has been spectacular this year in the outfield, plain and simple. I would just like to take this moment to acknowledge that our center fielder currently ranks 14th in the majors and 7th in the National League in wins above replacement (WAR). Though Lagares has only two home runs and 32 RBIs in […]

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Di-JEST: Desperate Mets Try New Promo Tactic

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: Desperate Mets Try New Promo Tactic

When your ballclub is cruising toward another mid-70s win season and seeing its attendance in continued decline you try everything you can think of to get fans out to the park. The Mets have tried promotions like fireworks nights, concerts by name entertainers, and have given bobblehead dolls out of everyone from Ed Kranepool to […]

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Mets Minors Report: Matsuzaka Continues To Rehab, Savannah With Walk-Off Win

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Matsuzaka Continues To Rehab, Savannah With Walk-Off Win

Last Night’s Quick Scores Albuquerque 8, Las Vegas 2 Bradenton 5, St. Lucie 4 Savannah 4, Asheville 3 Batavia 4, Brooklyn 3 Johnson City 3, Kingsport 2 Prospect Pipeline After hitting safely in eight of his last ten games, Matt Reynolds had an 0-for-4 night cooling his bat off a touch.  His batting average is […]

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Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

Just as we all remember where we were when 2-1/2 Men fired Charlie Sheen or when SUBWAY stopped offering their horseradish sauce dressing, we Mets fans will always remember where we were when we learned that Chris Young was “designated for assignment.” When good teams lose a player, as the Pirates recently did with Andrew […]

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Herrera Named To Baseball America’s All-Prospect Team

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Herrera Named To Baseball America’s All-Prospect Team

Mets prospect Dilson Herrera was named to Baseball America’s All-Prospect Team at the keystone spot for the month of July. The 20-year old Herrera has done more than hold his own against the much older competition of the Eastern League, hitting .340/.402/.585 with five home runs, seven doubles, and six stolen bases in the month […]

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Di-JEST: A Visit From Carnac

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST:  A Visit From Carnac

Even though he is long gone from the scene many people fondly remember the Johnny Carson routine called “Carnac the Magnificent.” Carnac, a great seer from the East, had the mystical ability to glean the appropriate question when given the answer. Here’s the MMO Di-Jest’s visit with the amazing Carnac. The answer: Bart Colon Carnac: […]

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Mejia Experiencing Back Tightness

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Experiencing Back Tightness

Mets closer Jenrry Mejia entered Monday’s game in a 3-3 tie with the Mets looking to grab a split of their four game series with the Giants. Unfortunately, the Dominican fireballer struggled, allowing a run on two hits and a walk, and eventually taking the loss. After the game Mejia told ESPN New York’s Adam […]

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Jacob deGrom Wins NL Rookie Of The Month

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Wins NL Rookie Of The Month

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin tweeted that Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has won the National League Rookie of the Month award for the month of July. The former shortstop out of Stetson University went 4-1 in five July starts. He compiled a 1.39 ERA with 38 strikeouts and seven walks in 32.1 innings for the […]

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Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer announced via Twitter that the Nationals have acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the Indians for infielder Zach Walters. The Nationals were in the market for a middle infielder and had reportedly expressed interest in the Mets Daniel Murphy.  

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Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

Update 4:45 PM Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is tweeting that the Rays have acquired pitcher Drew Smyly and shortstop Willy Adames from the Tigers and shortstop/second basemen Nick Franklin from Seattle in the three-way mega deal. Center fielder Austin Jackson goes to the Mariners from Detroit. 4:01 PM The Tigers saw the A’s trade for Lester and raised all-in, dealing […]

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Di-JEST: SNY Down To Final 4 In Search For Burkhardt Successor

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: SNY Down To Final 4 In Search For Burkhardt Successor

There’s news aplenty out of the Mets sports network, SNY.  First something that we at the Di-Jest applaud.  The programming department has now finally and officially abandoned their plan to find someone to fill the Ralph Kiner role in the Mets TV booth. The SNY suits thought that it was possible to find some mature […]

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