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Arizona is Shopping Didi Gregorius in Search of a Starter

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
Arizona is Shopping Didi Gregorius in Search of a Starter

March 19 The Arizona Diamondbacks are making Didi Gregorius, and not fellow shortstop Chris Owings, available in trade discussions with other teams, an industry source told ESPN New York. The D-backs seek an MLB-ready starting pitcher in return, hoping to offset the loss of intended Opening Day starter Patrick Corbin with a UCL tear. A trio of Arizona scouts, including special […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 5, Tigers 4

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 5, Tigers 4

The Mets came from behind to defeat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 today at Tradition Field and improved their Grapefruit League record to 9-10. The winning run scored in the bottom of the ninth inning, on a walk-off single by Andrew Brown to score Anthony Seratelli. Highlights: Daisuke Matsuzaka, who is most likely to be the Mets fifth starter, was […]

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MMO Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets will host the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie this afternoon at 1:10 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka, who is closing in on the fifth starter role, will opposes Kyle Lobstein for the Tigers. The game will be televised on SNY. Here is the starting lineup: Eric Young Jr, 2B […]

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ESPN: Sandy Alderson Resumes Peddling Ike Davis Again

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN: Sandy Alderson Resumes Peddling Ike Davis Again

The first base battle between Ike Davis and Lucas Duda has yet to get underway in Grapefruit League games, but both players seem to be nearing a return to the lineup. Yesterday, they both got at-bats in minor-league camp, with Duda (hamstring) going 3-for-4 with a homer, double and a walk, and Davis (calf)was 1-for-4 […]

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Leaving Las Vegas? Not the Mets…

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Leaving Las Vegas? Not the Mets…

I received a few emails this weekend asking me to weigh in on the Mets and their Triple-A affiliation with Las Vegas which expires at the end of this season. Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger, recently gave a good rundown of the situation that included some perspective from Las Vegas President and COO Don Logan who […]

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Mets Reassign Syndergaard and Montero to Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Reassign Syndergaard and Montero to Minor League Camp

Newsday reports that Noah Syndergaard and Rafael Montero were reassigned to minor league camp on Tuesday morning. “It’s always disappointing when you get a taste of being in the big-league clubhouse, getting the treatment like a big leaguer gets, and then you’ve got to go back over to the minor-league side where things aren’t so glamorous, […]

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Collins, Tejada and the Mess at Shortstop

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Collins, Tejada and the Mess at Shortstop

There is a certain segment of the fanbase that will never give Terry Collins the benefit of the doubt. He certainly does not help himself when he does things like announcing to the media that Eric Young Jr. is his likely candidate for the lead-off spot, presumably to the detriment of fan-favorite Juan Lagares. But […]

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Oakland Athletics Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Oakland Athletics Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

With ulnar collateral ligament tears occurring at higher rates than the common cold, it seems like every team is holding their breath, hoping their projected rotation stays intact as opening day approaches. The Oakland Athletics’ Jarrod Parker is the most recent pitcher to eventually have to succumb to the knife of Dr. James Andrews. With […]

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Spring Training Recap: Marlins 10, Mets 7

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Marlins 10, Mets 7

The Mets traveled to Jupiter and were defeated by the Marlins 10-7 this afternoon at Roger Dean Stadium. The loss dropped the Mets’ spring record to 8-10. John Lannan tossed 3.1 innings, giving up five runs on eight hits, a home run and only struck out one batter. Lannan was behind every batter and had […]

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Jon Niese MRI Is Clean, He’s Cleared To Resume Throwing

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Niese MRI Is Clean, He’s Cleared To Resume Throwing

(Photo by Metsmerized Online) 12:20 PM Adam Rubin reports: Left-hander Jonathon Niese has been cleared to resume throwing after undergoing a favorable medical examination in New York, multiple sources with ties to the team told ESPN New York. Rubin says that Niese did receive a cortisone injection for some inflammation, but that everything is pretty much good and […]

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