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Lugo Ready To Do Whatever Mets Need

An article by posted on February 1, 2017 0 Comments
Lugo Ready To Do Whatever Mets Need

Seth Lugo came out of nowhere and produced for the Mets last season. Matt Harvey went down, Steven Matz was banged up, Jacob deGrom wasn’t perfectly healthy, and Zack Wheeler never made his much anticipated return. With spots open in the rotation, enter #67 Seth Lugo. Lugo was not one of the Mets top pitching […]

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Collins Says Mets Will Do Some Amazing Things In 2017

An article by posted on February 1, 2017 0 Comments
Collins Says Mets Will Do Some Amazing Things In 2017

The Mets have never appeared in three straight postseasons, but according to Terry Collins, there is a first time for everything. “We can do some amazing things,’’ Collins told Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. “Last year we showed so much character. Two years ago everything went our way. Last year we had to make […]

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Nationals Sign Relievers Joe Nathan, Matt Albers

An article by posted on January 31, 2017 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Relievers Joe Nathan, Matt Albers

The Washington Nationals have announced minor-league deals with right-handed relief pitchers Joe Nathan and Matt Albers. Albers, 34, pitched in 58 games for the White Sox last year, and posted a 6.31 ERA and 1.675 WHIP. The sinker-ball pitcher saw his MLB career tank last season and is looking to bounce-back. He was linked to the Mets more […]

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FanGraphs Projects Mets For 83 Wins… Yeah, Right…

An article by posted on January 31, 2017 0 Comments
FanGraphs Projects Mets For 83 Wins… Yeah, Right…

Those no-good, downright mean-spirited, fake news spouting folks at FanGraphs currently project the New York Mets to win just 83 games in 2017 and  lose the NL East by seven games while missing the postseason and Wild Card by one game. Just kidding about the intro folks, FanGraphs does a fine job. Just like any set […]

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Three Things To Watch For At Mets Camp

An article by posted on January 31, 2017 0 Comments
Three Things To Watch For At Mets Camp

We are living in a turbulent moment in history with a country that is indignantly divided at times and tearing at each other’s throats. Sadly, that’s probably the one thing all of us can unanimously agree on these days. Writing about the the New York Mets has become my retreat from the acrimonious barrage of […]

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Former Met Anthony Young Has Inoperable Brain Tumor

An article by posted on January 30, 2017 0 Comments
Former Met Anthony Young Has Inoperable Brain Tumor

According to NorthJersey.com columnist Bob Klapisch, former Mets pitcher Anthony Young, 51, has a brain tumor which cannot be operated on. Right now it is unknown whether it is malignant or benign according to Klapisch’s tweet. Baseball brings joy to many people. For most, it’s an escape from reality. Every once in a while a dose of […]

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Law Calls Tebow Worst AFL Player He’s Ever Seen In 10 Years

An article by posted on January 30, 2017 0 Comments
Law Calls Tebow Worst AFL Player He’s Ever Seen In 10 Years

While some players are sent to the Minor Leagues to improve, ESPN’s Keith Law believes that list of players excludes Tim Tebow. While on a conference call to discuss his 2017 top prospect selections, he had some choice words to say about the former quarterback. “I think Tim Tebow should stick to announcing and never […]

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Re-Sign Fernando Salas Or Jerry Blevins: Who Has Higher Priority?

An article by posted on January 30, 2017 0 Comments
Re-Sign Fernando Salas Or Jerry Blevins: Who Has Higher Priority?

After agreeing to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes on November 30, the Mets have made few transactions since. This might have caused an outrage in past off-seasons, but the Mets are contenders now. They are also spending more money than they used to as their total payroll is at $138,435,000. That puts them at the 13th-highest payroll which […]

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What Will The 2017 Mets Lineup Look Like?

An article by posted on January 30, 2017 0 Comments
What Will The 2017 Mets Lineup Look Like?

Going into 2017, the Mets have a very good problem in that they have a surplus of talented players on their Major League roster. So many players, in fact, that it makes the every day starting lineup difficult to pin down. While there will surely be injuries of varying degrees as well as other factors, […]

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Mets Willing To Do Two Years For Blevins

An article by posted on January 29, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Do Two Years For Blevins

According to MLB Insider Andy Martino on Twitter, the Mets are comfortable with giving free agent LHP Jerry Blevins a two-year deal. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays are also said to have interest in the reliever, whose price tag is something along the lines of two-years and $12 million overall. As well […]

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