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Magic Mets Moments: Mano A Mano

An article by posted on January 10, 2010 0 Comments

Throughout history, the greatest conflicts are the ones which pit man against his fellow man.  Moses vs. Pharaoh; Alexander Hamilton vs. Aaron Burr; Darth Vader vs. Luke Skywalker. However, not all conflicts must end in death.  On that note, there is nothing more exciting than a showdown between a pitcher and batter in an important […]

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Mets Claim A’s Lefty Reliever Jay Marshall

An article by posted on January 8, 2010 0 Comments

Today, the Mets claimed LHP Jay Marshall off waivers from the Oakland Athletics after they designated him for assignment on Wednesday. The 26-year-old left-hander was 0-2 with a 14.73 ERA in 10 relief appearances last season for the A’s, but was slowed and hampered by shoulder tendinitis. He fared much better in the minors where […]

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Are The Mets Playing With Fire?

An article by posted on January 8, 2010 0 Comments

It’s no secret that most Performance Enhancing Drugs, PED’s, are readily available and in most cases legal in many of the Latin countries where so many of today’s baseball players hail from. These banned substances are especially rampant in the Dominican Republic and in Venezuela where aspiring baseball players are exposed to them at a very young age. […]

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Mets and Marlins To Play Series In Puerto Rico

An article by posted on January 8, 2010 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger, is reporting that the Mets and Marlins are close to announcing that they will play a three-game series in San Juan, Puerto Rico, next season. This is according to another report in the Sun-Sentinel. The series was originally scheduled to be played in Miami from June 28-30. It will instead […]

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Latest News On Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on January 7, 2010 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Angels are in hot pursuit of Cuban LHP Aroldis Chapman. He tweets, Angels “trying like crazy” to sign Chapman. Additionally, Juan Rodriguez of the Sun-Sentinel reported that Chapman told one associate that he expects to sign a new contract within the next three to four days. Yesterday, […]

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Remember When… Mets Deal Hurler Terrell For 3B Johnson

An article by posted on January 7, 2010 0 Comments

December 7th 1984 -  Poking hot coals from Hot Stove History The guy pitched well, but there were so many arms “on the come” throughout the Mets minor leagues and majors that Frank Cashen dealt away a good young arm in Walt Terrell on December 7th 1984. Walt Terrell had arrived via a trade from […]

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Braves Officially Ink Troy Glaus To 1 Year Deal

An article by posted on January 7, 2010 0 Comments

According to Yahoo! Sports Troy Glaus and the Atlanta Braves have both agreed to a $1.75 million, one year contract Tuesday that will allow Glaus to earn an additional $2.25 million in roster bonuses and performance. After missing most of the 2009 season with the St. Louis Cardinals following right shoulder surgery, Glaus says that he is now ready to return […]

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Covering The BAY-ses With The Mets’ New Leftfielder

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

With today’s press conference, Jason Bay has now been introduced to the New York media and to Citi Field.  So who is this man who’s supposed to be the big offensive addition to the New York Mets? Jason Raymond Bay was drafted in the 22nd round of the 2000 amateur draft by the Montreal Expos.  […]

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Randy Johnson Announces His Retirement From Baseball

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

Randy Johnson, the dominant lefthander who scared hitters and low-flying doves alike, announced his retirement from baseball after 22 seasons.  Johnson finished his career with the San Francisco Giants, the team with which he achieved his 300th career victory on June 4, 2009.  Ironically, his 300th win came against the Washington Nationals, who used to […]

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Andre Dawson Selected To The Hall Of Fame

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

Andre Dawson finally received the call he’s been waiting nine years for.  However, he won’t be celebrating by going to Disneyworld.  Instead, he’ll be going to Cooperstown as the newest member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In one of the closest votes in Hall of Fame history, Dawson was named on 77.9% of […]

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