Tag: 2014

Blue Jays and Rockies Swap Jose Reyes and Troy Tulowitzki

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Blue Jays and Rockies Swap Jose Reyes and Troy Tulowitzki

In a stunning move, the Toronto Blue Jays acquired All Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies last night, in exchange for Jose Reyes, highly regarded pitching prospects  Jeff Hoffman and Miguel Castro, and one other minor league player to be named. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported the deal and also adds that Tulowitzki will pick […]

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Mets Shift Focus To Acquiring Late Inning Reliever

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Shift Focus To Acquiring Late Inning Reliever

Jon Heyman was a guest of Lori Rubinson on WFAN on Sunday night, and when asked what he felt the Mets would do before now and the trade deadline, he said he expects them to add a solid setup reliever like Tyler Clippard or other quality relievers that are out there and available. He likes […]

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Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Oakland A’s have shipped starter Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros for prospects RHP Daniel Mengden and highly regarded catcher Jacob Nottingham. The Astros had made no secret that they were ready to increase payroll to support the team’s playoff run and supplement their elite young talents. […]

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Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

I applaud Buster Olney of ESPN for the thorough summation of the state of the Mets and his conclusion that the inaction by Mets leadership has been inexplicable and inexcusable. Olney implored the Mets front office to be creative and try something different. “Do something. Add something. Get some help.” He points to the Washington […]

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Conforto and Nimmo Make Baseball America Top 50 Prospects

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto and Nimmo Make Baseball America Top 50 Prospects

Outfield prospects Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo have both made it onto Baseball America’s Midseason Top 50 Prospects rankings. Conforto, who checked in at No. 14, is up there with catching prospect Kyle Schwarber (No. 6) as the top college bats from the 2014 draft. Selected 10th overall out of Oregon State, Conforto is enjoying […]

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Ynoa And Gant Win Pitcher Of The Week Awards

An article by posted on July 6, 2015 0 Comments
Ynoa And Gant Win Pitcher Of The Week Awards

Gabriel Ynoa was named the Eastern League pitcher of the week by Milb.com. Ynoa fired a complete game shutout in his only start last week for Double-A Binghamton. He allowed one hit and struck out six batters during his dominant performance. A single he yielded in the 3rd inning was the only time a hitter […]

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Jacob deGrom Named National League Co-Player of the Week

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Named National League Co-Player of the Week

Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Co-Player of the Week along with Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers. In two starts this past week, deGrom went 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA while walking three and striking out 18 in 15 innings pitched. During one of those starts in San Diego, deGrom took […]

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A Struggling Jon Niese Could Open Door For Top Prospect Steven Matz

An article by posted on May 30, 2015 0 Comments
A Struggling Jon Niese Could Open Door For Top Prospect Steven Matz

After Saturday’s 9-5 loss to the Miami Marlins, manager Terry Collins told reporters that he’s concerned with what he’s been seeing from lefthander Jon Niese. “I’m concerned because I have yet to see him in my time here ever pitch where he makes the number of mistakes he’s made.” Collins is worried about Niese’s lack of […]

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Goeddel Could Be Moving Into Expanded Role In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
Goeddel Could Be Moving Into Expanded Role In Mets Bullpen

Lost in all the excitement of the Mets 14-1 win against the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night, was yet another solid relief outing by Erik Goeddel. Goeddel, 26, tossed two more scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and striking out three. He has yet to allow a run in 13 appearances out of the bullpen […]

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Nationals Pull Within Half Game Of Mets, Sandy Preaches Patience

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Pull Within Half Game Of Mets, Sandy Preaches Patience

Here come the Washington Nationals… In 18 days they’ve climbed back from eight games behind the first place Mets to within a half game of the top spot. How did they do it? They’ve won 13 of their last 17 games. Next week they get their top offensive star back, Anthony Rendon, who started baseball […]

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