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Jose Reyes Clears Waivers, Says Mets Can Win It All

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Clears Waivers, Says Mets Can Win It All

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has cleared waivers and can be traded to any team willing to take on his remaining $44 million dollar contract through 2017. Reyes recently told Steve Politi of NJ.com that he believes the Mets can win the World Series this year. “No question, they […]

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Brandon Nimmo Taking His Promotion In Stride

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Taking His Promotion In Stride

The Metropolitan’s next impact prospect after Michael Conforto is not far down the pipeline. Brandon Nimmo, the 2011 13th overall pick that drew criticism from many, is letting his play on the field speak for itself. The 22-year old was recently promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas and has impressed thus far. In 12 games, Nimmo […]

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Wright Goes 1-for-3, Calls It “A Good First Step”

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Goes 1-for-3, Calls It “A Good First Step”

David Wright was the designated hitter and went 1-for-3 with a single, a walk, and a run scored in his first rehab game with High-A St. Lucie on Monday night. During the game, Wright also went from first to third on a basehit and later scored on a groundout and looked fine. Wright called tonight […]

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Eric Campbell Optioned To Triple-A, Michael Conforto To Remain With Mets

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Campbell Optioned To Triple-A, Michael Conforto To Remain With Mets

The New York Mets have announced that utilityman Eric Campbell has been optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room on the roster for Michael Cuddyer who has been activated from the disabled list. The news means that rookie Michael Conforto will remain with the big league team and most likely platoon with Cuddyer in […]

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An MMO Original: Musings of a Transplanted New Yorker

An article by posted on August 8, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Musings of a Transplanted New Yorker

On January 31, when I first discovered that I had been admitted to Davidson College, I was obviously elated that I was given the opportunity to attend my first choice school. However, it only took an hour or so for the reality to hit me, that I was actually going to uproot myself from New […]

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Seventh Heaven: A Mets Win For The Ages

An article by posted on August 8, 2015 0 Comments
Seventh Heaven: A Mets Win For The Ages

I think it was George Will who once said that people who think baseball is just a game probably think the Grand Canyon is just a hole in Arizona. When Abner Doubleday invented baseball on some sandlot in Cooperstown, New York over a century ago, I wonder if last night’s game between the Mets and […]

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Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

In what has been a whirlwind week for the Mets, perhaps the most shocking development is that good, professional baseball players have admitted that they actually want to play for them. That’s right – despite the surrounding junkyards, the omnipresent shadow of the Yankees, and the notoriously stingy owners of the team that plays there, […]

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Wright Expects To Start Playing Rehab Games On Monday

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Expects To Start Playing Rehab Games On Monday

According to Kevin Kernan of the NY Post, David Wright is expected to play a minor league game Monday in Port St. Lucie. Wright took batting practice today and fielded ground balls at third base. If he avoids any setbacks, Wright could return sooner than anticipated in early September or late August. August 5th After […]

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Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

In 11 appearances for Double-A Binghamton, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on B-Mets baseball fans. Smoker, has struck out 16 batters and walked just three in 12.0 innings while posting a brilliant 1.50 ERA and 1.15 WHIP. The fireballing left-hander pitched another scoreless inning of relief last night as Binghamton defeated Bowie 9-2. Smoker, 26, […]

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No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

Richard Sandomir of the NY Times writes about the Mets decision to not honor former owner Nelson Doubleday Jr. with a memorial patch. Doubleday, who was a major part of the team for 22 years, passed away in June this year. With New York’s incredible success in the 1980′s, Doubleday is one of the most […]

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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

The Detroit Tigers today announced that Dave Dombrowski has been replaced as General Manager by Assistant GM Al Avila. Avila takes over as executive vice president of baseball operations and will assume all responsibilities related to baseball operations of the club. He will report directly to Tigers Owner Mike Ilitch. “I would like to thank Dave […]

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