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MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets open up a wrap around series against the San Francisco Giants tonight at Citi Field. Jonathon Niese (5-6, 3.23) opposes Ryan Vogelsong (5-8, 3.94) in the 7:10 PM matchup. Niese lost his second straight start, 5-2 on July 26th against the Brewers at Miller Park. He allowed three earned runs on five hits […]

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Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

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Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

Sandy Alderson is a hard nosed General Manager. As we’ve seen in past trades, he gets what he wants and doesn’t give up anything more than he feels he has to. Yesterday, the trading deadline came and went with the Mets making exactly zero moves. They didn’t land the big bat they so desperately need, […]

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Opinion: Mets Should Extend Sandy Alderson

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Opinion: Mets Should Extend Sandy Alderson

Sandy Alderson is in the final season of his original four-year deal but the team has an option on Alderson’s contract for 2015. It was reported earlier in the season that the option was not picked up and that the owners will make a decision sometime near or after the season. Alderson has yet to produce […]

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Rockies Had Sizable Contingent Scouting Syndergaard

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Rockies Had Sizable Contingent Scouting Syndergaard

Mike Puma of the New York Post reported that the Colorado Rockies sent a sizable contingent to watch Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard pitch for Triple-A Las Vegas in his most recent start according to an industry source. It was Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports who first reported that the Mets contacted the Rockies about Troy […]

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Can We Move On From The Bobby Abreu Experiment Now?

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Can We Move On From The Bobby Abreu Experiment Now?

As we get back to business as usual after spending the last few days pondering the different things the Mets could have done before the non-waiver deadline, I wanted to discuss two moves the Mets could have done to improve the team that didn’t require any of our top prospects or vast sums of money. […]

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Trade Deadline Wrap-up: Mets Stand Pat, Sandy Speaks, 37 Players Switched Uniforms

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Wrap-up: Mets Stand Pat, Sandy Speaks, 37 Players Switched Uniforms

Sandy Alderson  addressed the Mets’ lack of activity at the trade deadline with beat writers after the deadline passed. The Mets’ GM said he did have conversations about “significant” players in both a “buyers and sellers” sense. The bottom line for Alderson is that he was not ready to subtract players from the active MLB roster, […]

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Teams Were Unwilling To Meet Mets’ Asking Price On Colon

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Teams Were Unwilling To Meet Mets’ Asking Price On Colon

The trade deadline is over and Bartolo Colon will make his next scheduled start. Joel Sherman of the New York Post said there were teams that were interested, but not at Sandy Alderson’s asking price. Sherman expects the Mets to try and move Colon in the offseason. Teams were also reluctant to take on Colon because […]

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Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

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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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Opinion: Syndergaard Should Be The One We Ultimately Deal

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Opinion: Syndergaard Should Be The One We Ultimately Deal

Here are three names that Mets fans know all too well. Bill Pulsipher, Jason Isringhausen and Paul Wilson. Better known as Generation K, these three pitchers were supposed to usher in a new era of Mets baseball in the mid ’90s. The three pitchers would turn out to be busts of the highest caliber and outside […]

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Mets Minors Report 7/31: Nimmo Is Heating Up, Conforto Leads Brooklyn To 5th Straight Win

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Mets Minors Report 7/31: Nimmo Is Heating Up, Conforto Leads Brooklyn To 5th Straight Win

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas rally’s late but comes up short and loses to El Paso, 8-5. Binghamton allows four runs in the first and lose to New Hampshire, 7-2. St. Lucie survives a late rally by Dunedin and win 4-3. Savannah was off on Wednesday and will open a four game series against […]

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