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Blue Jays Have Jon Niese On Their Radar

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Blue Jays Have Jon Niese On Their Radar

The Toronto Blue Jays are still shopping for starting pitching despite already acquiring David Price on Wednesday, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. “According to an organizational source, the team is still looking at options on the trade market, with both rotation and bullpen options on the table.” “Two options that the Jays […]

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Report: Brewers Deny Gomez Hip Issue, Mets Nixed Deal Due To Payroll Concerns

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Report: Brewers Deny Gomez Hip Issue, Mets Nixed Deal Due To Payroll Concerns

The story keeps changing on the dead in the water Carlos Gomez deal. This is why I’ve been imploring everyone to stop taking sides when both teams are trying feverishly to save face and nobody knows the truth. Tim Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is now reporting that the Mets killed the deal because of […]

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Jumping To Conclusions and Agent-Speak

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Jumping To Conclusions and Agent-Speak

Update 11:30 am Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt has spent the day trying to explain to fans what exactly happened. Now, in the latest tweet meant to set off yet another firestorm, Haudricourt says, The more details I get on nixed Gomez trade, the more it sounds as if it became more financial matter than medical […]

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Duda Breaks Out Of Slump With Home Run Barrage

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Duda Breaks Out Of Slump With Home Run Barrage

After battling through a dreadful slump for almost two months, Lucas Duda broke out in incredible fashion during yesterday’s game. Duda crushed three home runs against Padres’ pitching, and he became only the 11th player in franchise history to accomplish this feat. He also joins Kirk Nieuwenhuis as the second player in team history to […]

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Jenrry Mejia Tested Positive While Still Serving First Suspension

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Tested Positive While Still Serving First Suspension

According to T.J. Quinn of ESPN, Jenrry Mejia’s second failed drug test came while he was still serving his first 80 game suspension. So despite the second suspension being announced a few weeks after Mejia was reinstated, the results were from while he tested positive during his first suspension. That’s kind of difficult to believe… […]

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MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 12:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 12:10 PM

The New York Mets and San Diego Padres will play the rubber match of their series in a 12:10 PM matinee at Citi Field. Jonathon Niese (5-9, 3.75) returns after the birth of his son in Ohio to oppose right-hander Andrew Cashner (4-10, 3.93) for the Padres. The Mets are 3-3 on their current 10-game […]

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Mets Minors: Cecchini With Four Hits, Winningham Blasts Two

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Mets Minors: Cecchini With Four Hits, Winningham Blasts Two

  Sacramento 4, Las Vegas (59-46) 2 Tyler Pill moved back into the rotation pitching 4 innings giving up two runs on six hits (2 HR’s) with three strikeouts. Chase Huchingson followed with two scoreless innings lowering his ERA with Las Vegas to 1.33 20.1 innings but he has walked 15 in that span. Danny […]

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The Crazies

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The Crazies

Last night may have just been one of the most harrowing and bewildering evenings I’ve ever experienced watching a baseball game. Tom Hanks may have gotten it wrong, because last night we saw lots of crying in baseball. I’m sure sports talk radio, the talking heads on TV, and everyone on  social media, will have […]

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. San Diego Padres

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. San Diego Padres

Stat Line:  2.1 IP, 6 R, 10 H, 1 SO, 0 BB Bartolo Colon struggled throwing his fastball against the San Diego Padres leading to a 6-1 deficit by the middle of the third inning.  This article explains the reason behind Colons poor fastball velocity and command. Lack of Spin MPH on a pitch is […]

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MMO Game Recap: Padres 7, Mets 3 (Duda!)

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Padres 7, Mets 3 (Duda!)

The Mets (52-49) were defeated by the San Diego Padres (48-53) by a score of 7-3 tonight at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets, and didn’t fare very well to say the least. He lasted just 2.1 innings, allowing six runs on ten hits. He falls to 9-9, as his ERA inflates to […]

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Alderson: There Is No Deal, There Will Be No Deal

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Alderson: There Is No Deal, There Will Be No Deal

I cannot believe what I’ve just heard. Mets GM Sandy Alderson just told reporters that the rumored Carlos Gomez deal is not a deal. “There is no deal and there will not be any deal,” Alderson said. Alderson repeatedly said that a deal has not and will not transpire. “Unfortunately social media got too far […]

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