D’Backs Tab Former Mets Coach Chip Hale As Manager

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D’Backs Tab Former Mets Coach Chip Hale As Manager

The Diamondbacks will announce the hiring of new manager Chip Hale on Monday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has confirmed, and he will receive a two-year contract. He had managed Arizona’s Triple-A affiliate for three seasons and had impressed many in the organization at the time. Before that, Hale served as Bob Melvin‘s bench coach with the […]

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A Bag of Balls, A Lot of Questions

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A Bag of Balls, A Lot of Questions

Former New York Mets catcher Ed Hearn says he has a bag of baseballs in his cellar. They are all from 1986; all from the National League Championship Series; all evidence that Michael Warren Scott cheated. The rumors started long before the NLCS. In May 1985, during one of Scott’s starts at Wrigley Field, Chicago Cubs first baseman Leon Durham found a piece […]

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Selling High On Jacob deGrom

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Selling High On Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom has been the Mets’ most exciting player this season.  He’s lit up the radar gun, struck out 144 batters, and put himself in prime position to land the coveted NL Rookie of the year award. But in a Mets’ organization flush with talented arms, is the time to trade Jacob deGrom now? The […]

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Could Mets Ultimately Fill An Outfield Spot Internally?

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Could Mets Ultimately Fill An Outfield Spot Internally?

Let’s pretend for a moment that Sandy Alderson makes no effort to improve the Mets left field situation in the offseason. For arguments sake, we’ll say that he addresses the need at shortstop but a combination of high prices and long years got the better of the outfield candidates. Heading into 2015, can we expect […]

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Chris Young Has No Regrets About Time With Mets

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Chris Young Has No Regrets About Time With Mets

Chris Young was a major point of ridicule for Sandy Alderson this year. After passing on Nelson Cruz in the offseason, they signed Young as a buy-low candidate. What resulted was a season of turmoil in Queens before being released and turning his season around in the Bronx. With the Mets in 2014, Young hit […]

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Former Mets Bat Boy Moustakas Tearing It Up In Playoffs

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Former Mets Bat Boy Moustakas Tearing It Up In Playoffs

Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com pointed out that the Kansas City Royals Mike Moustakas is a former Mets bat boy. Now, he’s tearing up the 2014 postseason to the tune of .318/.348/.864/1.211 line. He’s also recorded four home runs in just six playoff games. Moustakas was a bat boy under Bobby Valentine‘s Mets regime. In a […]

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NLCS Game Thread: Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

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NLCS Game Thread: Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

Game 2 (Giants Lead 1-0) San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, Oct. 12, 8:00 PM, FS1 Jake Peavy (7-13, 3.73) vs Lance Lynn (15-10, 2.74) The Cardinals will try to bounce back in game two of the National League Championship Series, sending Lance Lynn to the mound against Jake Peavy. Neither of these […]

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AFL Week 1 Recap: Nimmo and Reynolds Hit The Ground Running

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AFL Week 1 Recap: Nimmo and Reynolds Hit The Ground Running

We are five games into the Arizona Fall League season, and here’s a recap of week one’s action for the Mets. Brandon Nimmo is off to a great start as the left fielder for the Scottsdale Scorpions. In four games, he’s batting .333 (6-18) with three doubles, two runs scored and two RBIs. He’s struck […]

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LCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 4:00 PM, Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 11, 2014 0 Comments
LCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 4:00 PM, Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

Game 2 (Royals Lead 1-0) Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Oct. 11, 4:00 PM, TBS Yordano Ventura (14-10, 3.20) vs Bud Norris (15-8, 3.65) The Orioles will try to bounce back from their game one extra innings loss to the Royals as they send Bud Norris to the hill against Yordano Ventura. Norris […]

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Jacob deGrom, Travis d’Arnaud Make Baseball America All-Rookie Team

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Jacob deGrom, Travis d’Arnaud Make Baseball America All-Rookie Team

Jacob deGrom and Travis d’Arnaud have been named to the Baseball America All-Rookie Team. Along with the Reds Billy Hamilton, they make up the only three National League players on the list. Here’s how they profiled d’Arnaud: The 25-year-old d’Arnaud lived up to offensive projections, though it took the backstop a floundering first half and […]

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