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Di-JEST: What’s Next For Derek Jeter?

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: What’s Next For Derek Jeter?

This past Thursday was a monumental day in New York sports.  Let’s talk about some of the high points of the day in descending importance. The METS won a game in Washington D.C. against the Nationals. This is huge. The team scored seven runs against a team they usually can’t score seven runs against in […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Mr. September and the Keystone Kid

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Mr. September and the Keystone Kid

As our beloved New York Mets played their final series in the capital this season, the Nationals continued to work towards locking up the best record in the National League.  The Mets only took 1 of 3 from their division rivals, but there were positive takeaways despite losing the series.  Below is a breakdown in this edition of 3 & 3. […]

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Yoenis Céspedes Could Be Interesting Target For Sandy

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Yoenis Céspedes Could Be Interesting Target For Sandy

First of all, I can’t take credit for formulating this entire idea on my own. It was a Twitter conversation involving my brother that actually started me down this line of thinking. Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Céspedes was acquired at the trading deadline from the Oakland Athletics for their long time ace Jon Lester. He […]

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In “Defense” Of Fan Generated Statistics

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
In “Defense” Of Fan Generated Statistics

Scouts don’t have it easy. They have to sort through thousands of pages of stats and hundreds of prospect profiles every year trying to somehow find the next great talent, picking the ones that maybe have a chance along the road. A road that consists of b-list cities and cut-rate motels. They look for shortcuts, perhaps […]

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Collin McHugh Shutdown, Won’t Face Mets This Weekend

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Collin McHugh Shutdown, Won’t Face Mets This Weekend

The Houston Astros announced that righthander Collin McHugh will be shutdown for the rest of the season due to reaching his innings cap. He was initially slated to start against the Mets this weekend at Citi Field, but that won’t happen now. McHugh wraps up a solid rookie season for the Astros, going 11-9 with a […]

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What Will The Mets Do This Off-Season?

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
What Will The Mets Do This Off-Season?

Well, it looks like another sub-.500 season is close to the end, and we can expect Alderson and Collins back, so it’s time to look at what the off-season might have in store for the Mets. I think we can eliminate “spend big and acquire two or three major stars”, but it’s still somewhat of […]

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Two Clubs: One GM Stays and Another Goes

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Two Clubs: One GM Stays and Another Goes

Yesterday, the Atlanta Braves announced the dismissal of their general manager, Frank Wren. Wren had been hired in 2007 after his predecessor and mentor, John Schuerholz, had been promoted to president of the Braves. This marks an end to Wren’s fifteen year career as a member of the Braves’ front office, of which he spent […]

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For Now, Sandy Happy To Have Both Plawecki and d’Arnaud

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
For Now, Sandy Happy To Have Both Plawecki and d’Arnaud

While discussing the Sterling Award winners on Monday at Citi Field, general manager Sandy Alderson was asked how the organization would handle the potential logjam at catcher in 2015 with the emergence of Kevin Plawecki, who the front office has loved since taking him with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 draft, and incumbent catcher […]

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Flores Is Showing He Belongs In Mets Future

An article by posted on September 21, 2014 0 Comments
Flores Is Showing He Belongs In Mets Future

The Mets front office has been unsure of what to make of SS/2B Wilmer Flores. While New York does have a glaring hole at short, scouts were unsure whether or not Flores had the ability to play the position at the major league level. And even though the young Venezuelan projects to be a solid […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Time To Send Hodges To The Hall by

An article by posted on September 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Time To Send Hodges To The Hall by

An MMO Fan Shot by Bill Hall The woman who has earned the title First Lady of Brooklyn Baseball turns 88 late this month. The Brooklyn Cyclones honored Joan Hodges and her late husband Gil in grand style this year, handing out commemorative jerseys bearing Hodges’ name and his famous number 14, and adding a […]

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