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Mets Complete Deal For Addison Reed, Transfer Wilfredo Tovar To 60-Day DL

An article by posted on 30/08/2015 0 Comments
Mets Complete Deal For Addison Reed, Transfer Wilfredo Tovar To 60-Day DL

It’s official. The New York Mets have confirmed that they have acquired right-handed reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks in return for right-handed pitching prospects Matt Koch and Miller Diaz. To make room for Reed on the 40-man roster, the Mets will transfer infielder Wilfredo Tovar to the 60-day disabled list. Reed, 26, has made 38 relief […]

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Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

An article by posted on 17/08/2015 0 Comments
Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

Following the Mets 8-1 loss to the Pirates at Citi Field, Terry Collins vocalized his frustration about the Mets’ botched double play during the 7th inning. Bobby Parnell induced a potential double play ball, but his throw sailed into centerfield because Ruben Tejada failed to cover the bag. The miscue opened the floodgates as the […]

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An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on 07/08/2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

We all know now, if we didn’t before, that Yoenis Cespedes can do some serious damage.  But as we learned in sweeps of the Nationals and Marlins, his mere presence makes a substantial, if not night-and-day difference in a lineup that was the butt of jokes just a fortnight ago. Cespedes brings even more than […]

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Wright Expects To Start Playing Rehab Games On Monday

An article by posted on 06/08/2015 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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Do The Mets Have A Closer Controversy?

An article by posted on 31/07/2015 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have A Closer Controversy?

That’s what talking heads on SNY think. On Thursday, during an episode of Loudmouths Andy Martino of the Daily News suggested that the leash is getting shorter and shorter on Familia and that it’s time to start considering Tyler Clippard as the team’s closer. Right after that Gary Apple of SNY asked Nelson Figueroa the […]

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Gerardo Parra Would Fill A Big Need For Mets

An article by posted on 28/07/2015 0 Comments
Gerardo Parra Would Fill A Big Need For Mets

There is something that many Mets fans, myself included, haven’t come to terms with yet and that is that the boys from Queens have a hole in center field. Juan Lagares was one of the most exciting players to watch in 2014 for the Metropolitans (which I suppose isn’t saying much). His offensive production was […]

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B-Mets Prevail In 17-Inning Thriller To Stay In First Place

An article by posted on 25/07/2015 0 Comments
B-Mets Prevail In 17-Inning Thriller To Stay In First Place

They lost their best hitter when Michael Conforto was elevated to Citi Field, but the Binghamton Mets would not be deterred. In the longest game in franchise history, a contest that lasted 4 hours and 36 minutes, Binghamton outlasted Trenton, 2-1, in 17 innings. The win keeps the B-Mets in first place one-half game in […]

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Alderson Has Rekindled Talks With Brewers For Ramirez and Segura

An article by posted on 10/07/2015 0 Comments
Alderson Has Rekindled Talks With Brewers For Ramirez and Segura

Just when I thought all the Aramis Ramirez talk had come to a merciful end, there’s this: The Mets and Brewers have recently had trade talks in which both third baseman Aramis Ramirez and shortstop Jean Segura were discussed, reports Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Ramirez, 37, is owed roughly $7 million for the rest […]

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In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

An article by posted on 01/07/2015 0 Comments
In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

If you told most Mets’ fans during the long, cold, winter recess between October and the start of spring training that halfway through the upcoming season their team would sit within a few games of first place in the division, most would be thrilled. To have simply achieved a legitimate level of competitiveness following six […]

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Parnell Looked Rusty In His Return

An article by posted on 14/06/2015 0 Comments
Parnell Looked Rusty In His Return

Bobby Parnell made his first major league relief appearance in nearly two seasons on Saturday night, and after the game manager Terry Collins said his former closer looked “rusty.” “I’m glad he got it out of the way. Hopefully, he got his feet wet and we move forward with it, he gets a little more comfortable […]

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