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Mets Minors: Reynolds and Puello Play, TDA Closer To Returning

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Reynolds and Puello Play, TDA Closer To Returning

  Reno 3, Las Vegas (58-45) 0 The 51′s bats were extremely quiet collecting only five hits and going 0-9 with runners in scoring position stranding nine runners. Darrell Ceciliani went 2-4 while playing center field and batting second. Travis Taijeron went 1-2 with two walks and his 15th double of the season. Dilson Herrera […]

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Law: Are Mets Pushing The Panic Button?

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Law: Are Mets Pushing The Panic Button?

“The New York Mets are “going for it,” if by going for it we mean acquiring fringe pieces and, at least in the deal for Tyler Clippard, now surrendering legitimate top-10 prospects. Sandy Alderson just dubbed Mets fans the “citizens of Panic City,” but with this move he has just declared himself mayor.” That’s what Keith Law of […]

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Blue Jays and Rockies Swap Jose Reyes and Troy Tulowitzki

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Blue Jays and Rockies Swap Jose Reyes and Troy Tulowitzki

In a stunning move, the Toronto Blue Jays acquired All Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies last night, in exchange for Jose Reyes, highly regarded pitching prospects  Jeff Hoffman and Miguel Castro, and one other minor league player to be named. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported the deal and also adds that Tulowitzki will pick […]

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Mets Acquire A’s Closer Tyler Clippard

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire A’s Closer Tyler Clippard

The New York Mets have acquired right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard from the Oakland A’s in exchange for minor league RHP Casey Meisner according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Mets are reportedly receiving $1 million in cash as part of the deal. So Clippard ends up costing approximately $2.5 million dollars to the Mets. Quite […]

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There’s Finally Hope in Queens

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There’s Finally Hope in Queens

“Wait until 2015.” That’s been the phrase we’ve all heard for roughly the past five years as Mets fans. Well now it’s here and tomorrow, when the Mets get set to play their 100th game of the season against the San Diego Padres, they sit just two games back of the NL East leading Washington […]

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A Case Study On Driving Attendance

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A Case Study On Driving Attendance

I don’t have a background in statistical analysis. Math wasn’t my most fluent subject in grade school. However, I find that it doesn’t take much to look at some statistical facts and draw some insights from them. Over the weekend, the Mets saw stronger attendance numbers than they had all season. Below is a list […]

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Zack Wheeler Throws For The First Time Since Surgery

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Zack Wheeler Throws For The First Time Since Surgery

Good news on the injury front for Metropolitan flamethrower Zack Wheeler, who threw for the first time since his Tommy John Surgery back on March 25th of this year. The 25-year old is expected to return to the Mets sometime around the All-Star break in 2016. Watch Wheeler throw here courtesy of JustMets. Thoughts from Avery […]

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Mets Checked In On Braves SS Andrelton Simmons

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Mets Checked In On Braves SS Andrelton Simmons

According to Buster Olney of ESPN via Twitter, the Mets reached out to the Atlanta Braves to inquire about the availability of gold glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Olney says the talks didn’t go far as the Braves had an “unreachable price tag” on their 25-year old shortstop. Considered by many to be the best defensive […]

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Johnson and Uribe Give Mets A New Look and New Attitude

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Johnson and Uribe Give Mets A New Look and New Attitude

It’s amazing how a couple of minor additions like Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson could change the entire complexion and dynamic of the lineup. Having those two as options adds length as well strength to the lineup, something this team has desperately needed for the better part of the last three months. For weeks I’ve […]

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Mets Minors: Herrera Homers, Lugo Shines Again

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Mets Minors: Herrera Homers, Lugo Shines Again

  Las Vegas (58-44) 15, Reno 9 The 51′s offense exploded for nine runs in the 5th inning to take a commanding 14-6 lead that the bullpen would hold on to. Dilson Herrera had a great game going 3-4 with a walk, four RBI, three runs scored, and his 3rd homerun in AAA while moving […]

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Mets Shift Focus To Acquiring Late Inning Reliever

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Shift Focus To Acquiring Late Inning Reliever

Jon Heyman was a guest of Lori Rubinson on WFAN on Sunday night, and when asked what he felt the Mets would do before now and the trade deadline, he said he expects them to add a solid setup reliever like Tyler Clippard or other quality relievers that are out there and available. He likes […]

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