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Rosenthal: Deal Between Reds and Mets for Bruce Will Happen

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Rosenthal: Deal Between Reds and Mets for Bruce Will Happen

8:30 AM Update – Deadline Day! The first news of the day regarding the Mets and Jay Bruce comes from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, who says that a deal for the Cincinnati Reds slugger looks like it’s going to happen and that the Mets will finally get that big bat they say they’re looking […]

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Granderson Clobbers 16th Home Run, Quietly Enjoying A Solid Season

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Granderson Clobbers 16th Home Run, Quietly Enjoying A Solid Season

Despite the Mets devastating 8-7 loss to the Padres at Citi Field, Curtis Granderson had one of his best games of his Mets’ career. He went 2-for-4 at the plate with a three run home run in the 5th inning. He also made three outstanding catches in right field. Granderson is quietly enjoying a successful […]

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Do The Mets Have A Closer Controversy?

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Do The Mets Have A Closer Controversy?

That’s what talking heads on SNY think. On Thursday, during an episode of Loudmouths Andy Martino of the Daily News suggested that the leash is getting shorter and shorter on Familia and that it’s time to start considering Tyler Clippard as the team’s closer. Right after that Gary Apple of SNY asked Nelson Figueroa the […]

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Astros Acquire Carlos Gomez From Brewers

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Carlos Gomez From Brewers

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports the Astros and Brewers have agreed on a trade that will send center fielder Carlos Gomez and right-hander Mike Fiers to Houston. All medicals were already approved, no problems. Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that there will be “four or five” prospects heading back to the […]

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Jerry Blevins Cleared To Throw

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Jerry Blevins Cleared To Throw

The Mets announced that left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins, has been cleared by team doctors to begin throwing. Blevins sustained a broken left wrist on April 19 after taking a comebacker to the mound against the Marlins. There is no timetable for his return yet but clearly this is a step in the right direction. The Mets […]

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MMO Game Recap: Padres 8, Mets 7

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MMO Game Recap: Padres 8, Mets 7

The Mets (52-50) were defeated by the San Diego Padres (49-53) by a score of 8-7 today at Citi Field, and in the process, dropping the rubber game. Jon Niese had a bounce back outing today, after he got lit up by the Dodgers his last time out. The southpaw pitched much better today, as […]

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For Terry’s Future, It’s Playoffs or Bust

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For Terry’s Future, It’s Playoffs or Bust

After Tuesday night’s 4-0 win against the San Diego Padres, Terry Collins told the media that he doesn’t believe there’s too many teams out there that would want to face the Mets pitching staff in a playoff situation. He’s probably right about that. After all, what manager would sign up to face something to the […]

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Blue Jays Have Jon Niese On Their Radar

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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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