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Yankees Sign Chris Young To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Chris Young To Minor League Deal

Just when we all thought that Chris Young’s career was done in New York… This afternoon, the Yankees signed outfielder Chris Young to a minor league contract according to Jon Heyman of CBS. Young was released by the Mets on August 15th after hitting just .205. He will report to AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

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Jeremy Hefner Still Debating 2nd Tommy John Surgery

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Jeremy Hefner Still Debating 2nd Tommy John Surgery

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Jeremy Hefner is still debating whether to undergo Tommy John surgery for the second time in two years. His original procedure was conducted on August 28th, 2013 and he re-injured his elbow on August 8th of this year. Rubin says that Hefner will rest for a few […]

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Lagares Single Handedly Takes Down Braves In Opener

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Lagares Single Handedly Takes Down Braves In Opener

Opening up a three game series at home against the Braves on Tuesday night, it was supposed to be Dillon Gee against Alex Wood. From very early in the game you could see it was going to be Juan Lagares against the entire Braves team. Lucky for us, Lagares won that battle. It’s been repeatedly […]

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Di-JEST: Mets To Expand Use Of Rally Towels

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Di-JEST: Mets To Expand Use Of Rally Towels

Let’s face it. If we make a list of things that have worked for the Mets in 2014 it would be a short one: #1  Jacob deGrom – Both with his arm and his bat #2  Lucas Duda – Who’d a thunk the Mets would choose the right keeper between him and Ike? #3 Rally […]

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Alderson On Mets Staying Put In Las Vegas

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson On Mets Staying Put In Las Vegas

With the Rochester Red Wings officially renewing their agreement with the Minnesota Twins in the International League, the Mets are officially stuck with Las Vegas as their Triple-A affiliate through the 2016 season. “We’ve been happy in Las Vegas,” Sandy Alderson said Tuesday afternoon. “Some of the distance issues and so forth notwithstanding, we really have had […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 2

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 2

Here’s a quick recap. The good news is that the Mets opened their homestand with a well-played 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves tonight at Citi Field. Here’s the scoop: Dillon Gee had his best start since the All Star break, holding the Braves to two runs in 6.2 innings of work while scattering six hits. […]

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Collins Unsure of Wright, Murphy Timelines for Return to Action

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Unsure of Wright, Murphy Timelines for Return to Action

During Terry Collin’s pre-game conference on Tuesday afternoon, the majority of questions addressed the absence of David Wright and Daniel Murphy from the lineup, unsurprisingly. Originally, Wright intended to get back out in the field for tonight’s tilt against the Braves. However, after the club’s training staff assessed the Captain, the organization decided to override […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

Tonight, the Mets open up a 3-game series against the Atlanta Braves. Dillon Gee (4-6, 3.84) will face off against lefty Alex Wood (9-9, 3.05) as the Mets look to some home cooking to get them back on their feet. In his last start, Gee received the loss in the Mets’ 6-2 defeat against the […]

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Giancarlo Stanton: Five Months Doesn’t Change Five Years

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Giancarlo Stanton: Five Months Doesn’t Change Five Years

Last week when I floated that Giancarlo Stanton is not a sure bet to sign an extension with the Miami Marlins and could still become available, I got an earful from a contingent who said, “he’s not going anywhere.” Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, shared an exchange with Stanton, who was asked if the recent […]

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Reynolds and Plawecki Unlikely to Join Mets, Syndergaard Still Being Debated

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Reynolds and Plawecki Unlikely to Join Mets, Syndergaard Still Being Debated

According to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, while the Mets have yet to make an official announcement, it appears that catcher Kevin Plawecki and middle infielder Matt Reynolds will be not promoted to the major league roster on September 1. Team insiders told Rubin that neither player needs to be added […]

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