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Marlins Acquire Francoeur In Three-Team Swap

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Acquire Francoeur In Three-Team Swap

d Jeff Francoeur‘s tour of the National League East continues as the Miami Marlins acquired the veteran outfielder in a three-team swap. Frenchy has now played for every team in the NL East but the Washington Nationals. The Deal saw the Braves acquire minor league shortstop Dylan Moore from the Texas Rangers as well as […]

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Bartolo Colon: One of Just Six MLB’ers Left From the 90s

An article by posted on August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon: One of Just Six MLB’ers Left From the 90s

How old does that headline make you feel? It seems like just yesterday you were listening to Sugar Ray on your Walkman. But it’s now official: The 90s were a long time ago. Bartolo Colon has become the poster child of MLB dinosaurs left from this decade. He is the last active ex-Expo, recently became the […]

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Stanton Out For The Season, Marlins Considering A-Rod and Gomez

An article by posted on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
Stanton Out For The Season, Marlins Considering A-Rod and Gomez

Faced with the loss of Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season, the Marlins are considering both Alex Rodriguez (unconditionally released) and Carlos Gomez (designated for assignment) according to various reports. MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden says it’s inevitable that the Marlins could sign Rodriguez to play first base, according to his sources. Marlins […]

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Is It Time To Focus On ’17 Regarding Matz & Syndergaard?

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
Is It Time To Focus On ’17 Regarding Matz & Syndergaard?

When Johan Santana was a Met, fans got used to the seasonal-Santana-September shutdown. While fans have to hope it isn’t seasonal, it’s time to stop thinking about how many games back the Mets are in the standings, and to start thinking about shutting down arms like Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz. Both pitchers have reportedly […]

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Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

After the dust settled from today’s trade deadline, 16 moves were made involving 44 players. The Mets made their big move, acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for second baseman Dilson Herrera and left handed pitching prospect Max Wotell. Through 97 games, the 29-year old outfielder has 25 home runs and a National […]

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Indians Acquire Yanks’ Andrew Miller for Prospects

An article by posted on July 31, 2016 0 Comments
Indians Acquire Yanks’ Andrew Miller for Prospects

The Cleveland Indians made their second splash of the trade deadline this morning, acquiring star reliever Andrew Miller from the Yankees ESPN’s Buster Olney reports. In exchange for Miller, the Yankees will receive four prospects from Cleveland, including highly touted outfielder Clint Frazier and pitcher Justus Sheffield.  The Yankees also added minor league right handers […]

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Marlins Add Starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Add Starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea

About a month after acquiring Fernando Rodney, the Marlins have remained active on the trade market in the hopes of earning their first postseason berth since 2003. Today, the Marlins acquired Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from the San Diego Padres in a package headlined by Josh Naylor, who is ranked as the seventh best […]

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Yankees Deal Aroldis Chapman to Cubs for Prospects

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Deal Aroldis Chapman to Cubs for Prospects

The crosstown Yankees have fired the opening salvo of trade season, sending Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports reported first on Monday. The package going to the Yankees consists of top shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres, 21 year old outfielder Billy McKinney, swing man Adam Warren, and a player to be named later. […]

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Greenies, PEDs, and the Grueling 162 Game Schedule

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Greenies, PEDs, and the Grueling 162 Game Schedule

I first remember reading about ‘greenies’ in Ball Four, Jim Bouton‘s eye-opening autobiography about the everyday grind of a ball player. He mentioned how ‘greenies’, better known as amphetamines, were readily available and used by players. I was a teenager at the time and compared it to getting a Star in Super Mario Brothers – it […]

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Jenrry Mejia and His Lawyer Set to File Lawsuits Against MLB

An article by posted on July 14, 2016 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia and His Lawyer Set to File Lawsuits Against MLB

Vincent White, the lawyer of ex-Met Jenrry Mejia is preparing to sue Major League Baseball for alleged “corrupt mob-like activity.” White issued a statement on Monday regarding his suit, which he claims will shed light on the illicit activities of the commissioner’s office, including “the breaking of state and federal laws, invasion of privacy, computer […]

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Daniel Murphy Stands Up For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on July 13, 2016 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Stands Up For Sandy Alderson

Even though he now plays for the Mets’ biggest division rival, for once, Daniel Murphy‘s heart may have still been in Queens. During the fifth inning of the MLB All Star game, there was a brief moment to Stand Up To Cancer, for everyone to remember those suffering from this disease. All the players, managers, […]

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