Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

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Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

Coming into the season, Lucas Duda found himself in the awkward position of being in a platoon at first base with a player who, like him, batted from the left side of the plate.  Over the first two-plus weeks of the season, Duda and Ike Davis shared starting duties at first base, with Duda penciled […]

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets at 7:10 PM, Wright Returns To Lineup

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets at 7:10 PM, Wright Returns To Lineup

The Mets and Rangers square off again on Saturday night as right-hander Bartolo Colon (8-6, 3.88) starts for the Amazins opposite Texas right-hander Colby Lewis (5-5, 5.71) in a 7:10 PM matchup. Colon received the loss in the Mets’ 5-2 defeat to the Pirates on June 29 at PNC Park. He tossed 6.0 innings, allowing five runs, all earned, on […]

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Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

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Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

As you probably already know, the Cubs and A’s pulled off a blockbuster trade that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland in return for a package of young players highlighted by shortstop Addison Russell. Adding Russell to the fold has created a potential glut of infield prospects for Chicago to go with some impressive […]

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Reynolds Wraps Two More Hits, Working His Way To Big-League Promotion

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Reynolds Wraps Two More Hits, Working His Way To Big-League Promotion

Since being promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas on June 19, middle infielder Matt Reynolds has been raking at the plate. It’s not anything new for the Tulsa, Oklahoma native who was leading the Eastern League with a .355 average and .430 on-base percentage before he was promoted from Double-A Binghamton. Reynolds, 23, went 2-for-5 last […]

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Wright To Make Return Tonight?

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Wright To Make Return Tonight?

Mets Captain David Wright has been sidelined by a bruised rotator cuff for eight days now. He was originally set to make his return on Friday, but inclement weather pushed him back. So one would assume that today would be the day that the seven time All-Star would return to the lineup. According to ESPN‘s […]

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With d’Arnaud Heating Up and Plawecki Almost Ready, Will Mets Make A Play For Starlin Castro?

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With d’Arnaud Heating Up and Plawecki Almost Ready, Will Mets Make A Play For Starlin Castro?

Travis d’Arnaud may have had his coming-out party for the Mets on Friday night, when he drove a two-run double into the gap to snap an eighth-inning tie that led to a 6-5 4th of July victory over the Rangers. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Mets and showcased what has been […]

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Alderson “Thinks He Has Flexibility” To Keep Murphy, Will Consider Other Options

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Alderson “Thinks He Has Flexibility” To Keep Murphy, Will Consider Other Options

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reports that Sandy Alderson addressed the topic of trading Daniel Murphy tonight at Citi Field. When asked whether it made sense to deal the popular second baseman given the large financial commitments to David Wright and Curtis Granderson, the Mets GM responded: “I think we have the flexibility. That […]

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A’s Acquire Samardzija from Cubs in Six-Player Blockbuster

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A’s Acquire Samardzija from Cubs in Six-Player Blockbuster

The Chicago Cubs have traded starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for a package of four prospects. The trade will be announced Saturday and reports say the Cubs will receive the A’s top two prospects in shortstop Addison Russell, 20, and outfielder Billy McKinney, 19. The Cubs also will receive Triple-A […]

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The Mazzilli’s and the Mets Time Machine

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The Mazzilli’s and the Mets Time Machine

Flashback: Mazzilli Stars For Amazins! Climb aboard Petey’s Mets Time Machine. As we travel back in time to the year 1976. The day was the 7th of September, when a 21-year-old center fielder made his MLB debut for the New York Mets. When the Mets drafted a high school player by the name of Lee […]

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Niese Feels Fine After Being Struck, GM Says Very Unlikely Southpaw Is Traded

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Niese Feels Fine After Being Struck, GM Says Very Unlikely Southpaw Is Traded

Jon Niese feels fine after being struck in the left rib cage area by a line drive in the first inning of the game on Friday. Niese insisted to manager Terry Collins and trainer Ray Ramirez that he was fine and wanted to remain in the game. But despite tossing only 12 pitches, Niese was […]

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