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Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

With the World Series ending early this morning, odds makers wasted no time in putting out the odds to win the 2017 World Series.  The Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas lists the Cubs odds of winning at 3-1. Bovada has the Cubs has the Cubs as +350 to win the 2017 World Series. The odds makers […]

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Mets Exercise Jay Bruce’s 2017 Option

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Exercise Jay Bruce’s 2017 Option

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the New York Mets have informed Jay Bruce they will exercise his $13 million option for the 2017 season. Bruce came to the Mets on August 1st from in a trade that sent infielder Dilson Herrera and left-handed pitcher Max Wotell to the Cincinnati Reds. The left-handed hitting outfielder […]

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The Boogeymen of the 2016 Mets

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Boogeymen of the 2016 Mets

With Halloween directly in the rear view mirror, it is  time to look at the real monsters out there; the ghouls/opposing players that haunted the Mets through the 2016 season. While there were many ups and downs this year, I believe we all can agree that we saw enough of these nightmarish beings: Madison Bumgarner […]

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The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

The Binghamton Mets have been renamed the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. The renaming of the team was part of the new affiliation agreement between the Mets and Binghamton’s new owner John Hughes. As Hughes told WBNG, “What I’m looking to do is strengthen the ties between the team and the community. I want the community to […]

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Winter Ball Update: Lagares Expected to Play Soon

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Lagares Expected to Play Soon

All four of the the major winter leagues are now in action. Unfortunately there is minimal Mets action up to this point but that will change shortly with Juan Lagares expected to begin playing on November 15th. Lagares will be playing for the Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican League as he has five times in […]

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How Should the Mets Handle the Closer Role?

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How Should the Mets Handle the Closer Role?

With Jeurys Familia having been arrested under suspicion of domestic violence, there are a number of questions that need to be asked and answered. While it may seem tactless, at some point, we need to ask the question of how does this arrest will impact the Mets organization. Over the past two seasons, Familia has […]

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Let the Hot Stove Season Begin!

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Let the Hot Stove Season Begin!

Last night the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians to win their first World Series since 1908 and start what’s sure to be intense offseason. It was an incredible Game 7 that was hard-fought with plenty of drama and electricity that won’t be soon forgotten. The New York Mets enter the offseason with multiple questions […]

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World Series Game 7 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Game 7 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 8:00 PM

World Series Game 7 – Progressive Field – 8:00 PM  RHP Kyle Hendricks (2-2, 1.31) vs. RHP Corey Kluber (4-1, 0.89) The final game of the 2016 Major League Baseball season is here with the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians knotted up at three games apiece in the World Series. Game 7 will be a […]

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Mets Seeking Outside Option To Replace Wally Backman

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Seeking Outside Option To Replace Wally Backman

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Mets will probably go outside the organization to replace Wally Backman as manager of their AAA affiliate in Las Vegas, despite having some internal options. The Backman, 56, was let go from his managerial position after the 51s posted a 70-74 season in the PCL. The former second […]

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Mets And Yoenis Cespedes Haven’t Spoken About Contract

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets And Yoenis Cespedes Haven’t Spoken About Contract

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Mets have yet to speak to Yoenis Cespedes or his representatives regarding a contract past the 2016 season. Cespedes, who is expected to opt out of his current contract by Saturday, will be the premier outfield free agent this offseason at the age of 31. In 2016, he made […]

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