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Explaining Fernando Salas’ Dominance

An article by posted on September 28, 2016 0 Comments
Explaining Fernando Salas’ Dominance

Last season, on the eve of September, Sandy Alderson went out and obtained Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Up until that point in the season, Reed was having a poor year that included a demotion to AAA. In his 38 appearances with the Diamondbacks, he was 2-2 with a 4.20 ERA and a 1.500 […]

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Fernando Salas Should Help the Mets

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Should Help the Mets

Like last year, the Mets acquired Addison Reed right before the August 31st trade deadline. He quickly assumed the seventh inning role for a pennant winner last year. This year, he has taken over the eighth inning, and he has been as good a setup man as there is in baseball. The problem is Reed and most […]

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Potential Mets Starting Pitcher Trade Targets

An article by posted on July 21, 2016 0 Comments
Potential Mets Starting Pitcher Trade Targets

With about 11 days to go before this year’s Aug. 1 Trade Deadline, the Mets are canvassing the market for starters and relief pitchers, according to team insiders, reports Anthony Di Como of MLB.com. Di Como says the Mets are proceeding slowly on adding another back of the rotation starter because they are buying some […]

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Cesar Ramos Could Be The Cheap Lefty Mets Are Looking For

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Cesar Ramos Could Be The Cheap Lefty Mets Are Looking For

Another bullpen option hit the free agent market last night as the Angels non-tendered left-handed reliever Cesar Ramos. Ramos, 31, had an excellent season with Los Angeles this past year, posting a 2.75 ERA in 52.1 innings spread over 65 appearances. He struck out 43 batters (7.4 K/9) and walked 15 (2.6 BB/9). His 3.02 […]

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Going, Going, Gone: Murphy Will Command Five-Year, $75 Million Deal

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Going, Going, Gone: Murphy Will Command Five-Year, $75 Million Deal

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the stock is rising fast for Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy and there’s a lot of buzz surrounding him right now. While polling scouts, managers, and general managers about the upcoming class of free agents, one American League general manager had the following to say about Murphy […]

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Kirk Delivers Game Winning Blast Against Papelbon

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Kirk Delivers Game Winning Blast Against Papelbon

Even though Kirk Nieuwenhuis is having a disappointing season overall when you examine his overall numbers, he delivered the biggest hit of the year in last night’s dramatic victory over the Washington Nationals. In a tie game in the 8th inning facing Nationals’ All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon, Nieuwenhuis crushed a solo home run to right […]

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Mets Recall Nieuwenhuis, Option Ceciliani To Triple-A

An article by posted on July 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Recall Nieuwenhuis, Option Ceciliani To Triple-A

The Mets will call up OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Triple-A Las Vegas according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Since being claimed off of waivers from the Angels last month, Nieuwenhuis has been raking at Triple-A Las Vegas, where he was batting .293/.354/.741 with seven home runs and 20 RBI in 15 games. However, Nieuwenhuis has struggled mightily […]

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Sources: Blue Jays Have A Deal With Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

An article by posted on January 6, 2015 0 Comments
Sources: Blue Jays Have A Deal With Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Kiley McDaniel of FanGraphs is reporting that the Toronto Blue Jays have a deal in place with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for $3.2 million dollars according to International sources. Apparently they had a verbal deal that will kick in on July 2. January 5 Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that teenager Vladimir Guerrero Jr. won’t be […]

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Will Bartolo Colon Still Be With Mets In 2015?

An article by posted on October 28, 2014 0 Comments
Will Bartolo Colon Still Be With Mets In 2015?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is whether I think Bartolo Colon will be traded this offseason. I still feel the same way now as I did before the trade deadline and believe Colon will be in the 2015 Opening Day rotation. Back in July, I took issue with this prevailing notion […]

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Mike Trout and Giancarlo Stanton Win Hank Aaron Awards

An article by posted on October 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mike Trout and Giancarlo Stanton Win Hank Aaron Awards

Major League Baseball announced that Angels center fielder Mike Trout and Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton are the winners of the 2014 Hank Aaron Award in their respective leagues. Since 1999, the Hank Aaron Award is presented annually to the best overall offensive performer in both the American League and National League. In a press […]

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