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Matt Harvey Gets Trolled By A Yankee Fan

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Gets Trolled By A Yankee Fan

Matt Harvey took to Twitter this morning and did some sparring with a Yankee fan who trolled him and got him to bite. @MattHarvey33 You have what? NINETEEN career wins? Why on Earth do you think you can act like you're in the Hall of Fame? — Nick DeBabylon (@NickDeBabylon) January 13, 2014  While he […]

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Daniel Murphy, Superhero: Chapter 2 – Who’s Crying Now

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy, Superhero: Chapter 2 – Who’s Crying Now

Daniel Murphy was in the Port St. Lucie locker room. His eyes were closed and he was in a deep meditation, envisioning a perfect swing, perfect contact, and a line drive hit to the opposite field to drive in the game winning run. He was distracted from his meditation by a disturbing sound. Someone was […]

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Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

Mike Petriello of ESPN (Insider Subscription) writes that the Mets had one of the best under-the-radar offseasons by signing Curtis Granderson and Chris Young to upgrade their outfield defense. For most of the first third of 2013, he writes, the corner outfielders in New York were Lucas Duda in left and Marlon Byrd in right, flanking a rotating combination of Rick Ankiel, Collin Cowgill, Jordany Valdespin and Kirk […]

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Giving Ruben Tejada A Shot At Redemption

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Giving Ruben Tejada A Shot At Redemption

I was on the phone the other day with a friend who is a die-hard Met fan like the rest of us. We got around to talking about the addition of Chris Young and we argued about the signing which he absolutely loved, but me not so much. He brings up all the what-if scenarios […]

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Lagares Saved 11 Runs With His Arm Last Season

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Saved 11 Runs With His Arm Last Season

According to John Dewan, Mets center fielder Juan Lagares saved 11 runs last season with his arm.  Most Outfield Arm Runs Saved, 2013 Player OF Arm Runs Saved Gerardo Parra 12 Juan Lagares 11 Jose Bautista 9 Adam Jones 7 Leonys Martin 6 Chris Denorfia 6 Carlos Gomez 6 Alex Gordon 6 Jeff Francoeur 5 […]

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Daniel Murphy, Superhero: Chapter 1 – The Gum Caper

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 1 Comment
Daniel Murphy, Superhero: Chapter 1 – The Gum Caper

All was quiet in Port St. Lucie until, all of a sudden and without warning, Daniel Murphy heard a cry for help. He rushed from his locker, where he was oiling his glove and daydreaming of hitting .300 and an All-Star appearance in front of the home crowd, to find his teammates in stunned surprise, […]

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Jason Bay Likely To Retire

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 6 Comments
Jason Bay Likely To Retire

Former Mets outfielder Jason Bay tells Shi Davidi of SportsNet.ca that he does not foresee a situation where he would continue his playing career and so he is “essentially retiring”. Bay had contemplated an offer to play in Japan, however the 35-year old believes it is time to focus on family. Bay finishes his career with a .266/.360/.481 […]

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A-Rod Suspended For 2014 Season, Plans To Appeal

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
A-Rod Suspended For 2014 Season, Plans To Appeal

Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz  has decided to reduce Alex Rodriguez‘s suspension to 162 regular season games as well as the entire postseason, costing the disgraced Yankees star the majority of his $25 million salary for the 2014 season. Horowitz’s decision to not uphold the full 211-game ban that came down in August was expected, however the ruling to […]

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Keith Law: Plawecki Can Flat Out Catch, Nimmo Is Not A Bust

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
Keith Law: Plawecki Can Flat Out Catch, Nimmo Is Not A Bust

Here are some Mets related questions from Keith Law’s ESPN Chat this week. Is it too soon to call Brandon Nimmo a bust? Klaw – Why in God’s name would you label Nimmo a bust? I think he’s at least an average regular with a chance for more. Bear in mind that Savannah is a […]

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Bowden: Curtis Granderson and Chris Young Will Be Busts?

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
Bowden: Curtis Granderson and Chris Young Will Be Busts?

Jim Bowden of ESPN (Insider Subscription) polled a few general managers about the offseason so far, and when he asked them who they thought would be busts, one American League GM picked Curtis Granderson, while Olney himself picked Chris Young. Which available free agent likely bombs with his new team and why?  AL GM: ”I think Ubaldo […]

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