Mets Trade Mike Jacobs For PTBNL

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The Mets have traded Mike Jacobs to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later. Jacobs, 29, began the season with Mets, but after slow start was demoted to AAA-Buffalo, opening the door for Ike Davis who has thrived. Jacobs was hitting .260/.313/.478 for Buffalo with 23 doubles and 15 homers. Nick Evans has been promoted […]

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NL East Report

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Atlanta Braves: (58-43; Leader) The Braves remain in talks for maybe a bat or a reliever, but it’s likely that they stand pat. The Braves dropped two of three to the Nationals, and have been particularly inconsistent since the Break, going 6-7. They play the Reds this weekend. Philadelphia Phillies: (56-46; -2.5) Well, by now […]

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Darryl Strawberry And Dwight Gooden Enter Mets Hall Of Fame

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Darryl Strawberry and Doc Gooden enter the Mets Hall of Fame. Sure this sounds nice and it is a good PR move and maybe it will sell some more tickets for Sunday afternoon. But it’s a mixed blessing. This is my problem with it. The mid eighties, when both came up to the big team […]

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Is R.A. Dickey The Real Deal?

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Unfortunately for me, the MMO mailbag did not generate as much hype as I thought it would. So at Joe’s suggestion, I’m going to take a shot at a bit of a thought provoker as we all take in this Friday morning. R.A. Dickey : If you don’t know that name, you should by now. […]

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The Omar Minaya Way or The Ruben Amaro Jr. Way?

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I came across an interesting article on MetsBlog, well a Tweet really, but basically it read: MLB note: in the last 366 days, the Phils have traded away 8 of their top 10 prospects from 2009, and 4 of their top 6 prospects from 2010. It was originally tweeted by chrisguzy I wound up having […]

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Who’s To Blame For The Mets’ Season

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Omar? Jerry? The Wilpons? The Met fans? Or all the above? The talk has been out there for months, specifically since the Madoff scandal that supposedly and was purported to have crippled the Mets in their 2010 spending. But now, with the onset of the Phillies-Astros trade for Roy Oswalt, the debate has risen to […]

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Game Preview: Diamondbacks vs Mets

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The Mets and the Diamondbacks open up a series tonight in Citi. The Mets are coming off of their first series win since they faced the Twins in interleague play and it couldn’t have come at a more critical time for the Mets this season (although this season it seems like we are having critical […]

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RA Dickey & Ike Davis Lead Mets To 4-0 Victory Over Cards

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Mets get back to winning as R.A. Dickey and Ike Davis led the Mets to a 4-0 win over the Cardinals as the Mets take the series! R.A. Dickey continues to throw nothing but blanks as he now has thrown 17 shutout innings. Ike Davis also hits his 15th homerun of his rookie season and […]

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Roy Oswalt Approves Trade, He Will Be A Phillie

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Done Deal! Jayson Stark of ESPN.com is reporting that Houston Astros ace Roy Oswalt has agreed to a deal that will send him to the Philadelphia Phillies for J.A. Happ and two minor leaguers, Jonathon Villar and Anthony Gose. In other words, the Phillies keep their top two hitting and top two pitching prospects. That would be […]

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Mets Out On Lilly and Myers

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According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, count the Mets out as far as Ted Lilly and Brett Myers go. A Mets official told me that obtaining Lilly is “very doubtful.” The Mets have talked regularly with the Cubs, but feel that there is not a match because the Mets are not willing […]

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