Di-JEST: SNY Down To Final 4 In Search For Burkhardt Successor

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: SNY Down To Final 4 In Search For Burkhardt Successor

There’s news aplenty out of the Mets sports network, SNY.  First something that we at the Di-Jest applaud.  The programming department has now finally and officially abandoned their plan to find someone to fill the Ralph Kiner role in the Mets TV booth. The SNY suits thought that it was possible to find some mature […]

Continue Reading »

Colon Unfazed By Rumors, Leaves To A Standing Ovation, Applauds The Fans

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Colon Unfazed By Rumors, Leaves To A Standing Ovation, Applauds The Fans

A source told Andy Martino of the Daily News tweeted that “There’s absolutely nothing brewing on trade talks for Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon at the moment.” Jon Heyman gives 5 reasons why the Mets will likely get stuck with Colon and the guaranteed contract they gave him for 2015. 1. He is 41 and will pitch at 42 next […]

Continue Reading »

Phillies and Yankees Schedule Private Workouts With Cuban Phenom Rusney Castillo

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Phillies and Yankees Schedule Private Workouts With Cuban Phenom Rusney Castillo

As was reported on Sunday, over a hundred scouts showed up and were very impressed with the showcase by Cuban phenom Rusney Castillo on Saturday. Now the serious teams are making their moves for the corner outfielder. Ben Badler of Baseball America has confirmed that the New York Yankees have scheduled a private workout with Castillo, joining […]

Continue Reading »

Alderson Says Blockbuster Deal Possible, But Wouldn’t Bet On It

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Blockbuster Deal Possible, But Wouldn’t Bet On It

Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field that it’s unlikely the Mets make a deal before the Trade Deadline – sort of. “If I had to make a guess, I would say nothing will happen,” Alderson said. “But you never know what’s going to transpire in the next three days or so. Clubs that may […]

Continue Reading »

Connor’s Corner: Why Tulowitzki Makes Sense For Mets In Right Deal

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Connor’s Corner: Why Tulowitzki Makes Sense For Mets In Right Deal

Jeff Passan put a match to the impatience of Mets fans yesterday, reporting that the Mets are “prepared to offer” Noah Syndergaard in a deal to acquire Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Passan did not say the Mets had offered a deal involving Syndergaard, only that they would be willing to part with him in a […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors Report 7/29: Plawecki Back In Action, Reynolds Making A Case For Short

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 7/29: Plawecki Back In Action, Reynolds Making A Case For Short

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas put up five runs in the first three innings and withstand late surge to defeat Salt lake, 5-3. Binghamton give up three first inning runs to New Hampshire and eventually lose, 5-1. St. Lucie scored two in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game and one in […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Phillies 1

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Phillies 1

The New York Mets (51-55) took on the Philadelphia Phillies (46-60) tonight at Citi Field for the start of a seven game homestand. Bartolo Colon took the mound for the Mets, as A.J. Burnett got the nod for Philadelphia. What you should know:  The Mets got off to an early start tonight, as they put […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Welcome Home!)

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Welcome Home!)

The Mets are back in Flushing and open a three game series with the Philadelphia Phillies tonight at 7:10 PM. Bartolo Colon (9-8, 4.03) will oppose A.J. Burnett (6-9, 3.86) in a battle of righthanders who could be pitching for new teams by Thursday night. Colon had a perfect game for the first 6.2 innings and earned the victory […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Prepared To Offer Syndergaard To Get Tulowitzki

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Prepared To Offer Syndergaard To Get Tulowitzki

In the latest Troy Tulowitzki rumors, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports says that the Mets have reached out to Colorado and are prepared to offer top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard in a deal for the All Star shortstop. Of course they’d likely have to include Plawecki and probably Nimmo too, but there ya go… Passan […]

Continue Reading »

Lagares’ Head First Slide Didn’t Sit Well With Collins

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares’ Head First Slide Didn’t Sit Well With Collins

During Sunday’s game at Miller Park, in the eighth inning, Juan Lagares was trying to beat out a ground ball to shortstop, when he decided to slide head first into the first base bag. Lagares was out on the play; a decision that Terry Collins was not too pleased about. “Everybody said it — I know […]

Continue Reading »