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The Most Untouchable Pitches in Baseball

An article by posted on 26/01/2017 0 Comments
The Most Untouchable Pitches in Baseball

Mike Petriello, an analyst for MLB, has ranked what pitchers in baseball have the most dominant individual pitches in baseball. This was done with a simple barometer, that being what percent of the time that pitch was thrown and resulted in a swing and a miss. It did not take called strikes into account, nor […]

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Does Anybody Want Matt Wieters?

An article by posted on 24/01/2017 0 Comments
Does Anybody Want Matt Wieters?

Across Major League Baseball, Pitchers and Catchers are set to report to Spring Training in three weeks.  Surprisingly, Matt Wieters, a four time All-Star and two time Gold Glove winner, has yet to find a team to report to.  Worse yet, it does not seem as if there is a strong interest for his services […]

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Dodgers Acquire Logan Forsythe From Rays For De Leon

An article by posted on 23/01/2017 0 Comments
Dodgers Acquire Logan Forsythe From Rays For De Leon

According to both teams on Twitter, the Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired infielder Logan Forsythe from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for prospect RHP Jose De Leon. Forsythe, 30, came up in 2011 with the San Diego Padres, but has spent the last three seasons with the Rays. The last two seasons have been especially […]

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David Wright Doesn’t Want Sympathy – He Wants A Ring

An article by posted on 21/01/2017 0 Comments
David Wright Doesn’t Want Sympathy – He Wants A Ring

Speaking at his own charity event, David Wright made it clear that all the work he is putting in to stay in shape is not for any other reason than a passion for the game and a desire to win. “Health is extremely important, but I have to go out there and do what I’m […]

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Dominic Smith Ranked Third Best 1B Prospect

An article by posted on 21/01/2017 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Ranked Third Best 1B Prospect

MLB Pipeline unveiled their rankings for the Top 10 first base prospects in baseball, and Mets prospect Dominic Smith was ranked third for the second consecutive year. He finished behind Dodgers prospect Cody Bellinger and Pirates prospect Josh Bell. Smith, 21, is coming off his best season as a professional. While being the youngest player […]

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Olney Report: Cespedes Is Baseball’s Best Left Fielder

An article by posted on 19/01/2017 0 Comments
Olney Report: Cespedes Is Baseball’s Best Left Fielder

In Buster Olney’s latest ESPN Insider piece, he ranked the current top left fielders in baseball. In conjuction with the opinions and analysis provided by unnamed scouts and team executives, Olney concluded Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes was the best left fielder in the major leagues. The top five left fielders in baseball was rounded […]

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Longtime Mets Scout Harry Minor Passes Away

An article by posted on 19/01/2017 0 Comments
Longtime Mets Scout Harry Minor Passes Away

Harry Minor, scout who spent 44 of his 65 years in baseball with the New York Mets, passed away on Wednesday night at the age of 89. Minor began scouting in 1960 after his minor league playing days were over and started his career with the Mets in 1968 as an area scout. He was […]

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Mets and Mejia Agree On $1.9MM Contract He’ll Never Collect

An article by posted on 10/01/2017 0 Comments
Mets and Mejia Agree On $1.9MM Contract He’ll Never Collect

In what can only be deemed a ridiculous formality, suspended relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets agreed on Tuesday to a one-year contract worth $1,976,000. Because he was given a lifetime ban from baseball after testing positive for a PED for the third time, Mejia will not collect one red cent of […]

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David Wright Is Swinging A Bat

An article by posted on 04/01/2017 0 Comments
David Wright Is Swinging A Bat

Mets third baseman David Wright was at the Hampton Roads Sports Academy in Norfolk, Virginia and was video taped swinging a bat in their indoors batting cage last week.   Wright, 34, was knocked out for the season when he underwent neck surgery last June. Before that, he had hit .226/.350/.438 with seven home runs and 14 […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Tom Seaver

An article by posted on 25/12/2016 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Tom Seaver

Unless you marry your high school sweetheart, it’s almost inevitable that after you break up you will see your first love in someone else’s arms.  Maybe walking the hall, maybe outside the school, but somewhere you see the first girl of your dreams with someone else. Those feelings are what many felt the first time […]

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