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Curtis Granderson Remains Red Hot, Blasts 20th Homer Of Season

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Remains Red Hot, Blasts 20th Homer Of Season

Curtis Granderson continues to rip the cover off the ball, blasting his 20th home run of the season in the fourth inning of Thursday’s 12-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. The two-run shot matched Granderson’s home run total from last year and now gives him eighth seasons of 20 or more home runs in his career. […]

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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 Checked In On Braves SS Andrelton Simmons

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Checked In On Braves SS Andrelton Simmons

According to Buster Olney of ESPN via Twitter, the Mets reached out to the Atlanta Braves to inquire about the availability of gold glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Olney says the talks didn’t go far as the Braves had an “unreachable price tag” on their 25-year old shortstop. Considered by many to be the best defensive […]

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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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Mets Have Been Talking To Teams About Niese For Months

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Been Talking To Teams About Niese For Months

Jim Bowden of ESPN isn’t buying the rumors and reports that Mets lefthander Jon Niese is not available. “There have been reports that a Mets front-office executive said that Niese was “never” available. I don’t believe that. Multiple GMs have told me they’ve had conversations with the Mets regarding Niese, and have done so for […]

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Could Cuddyer Be Heading Into A Platoon Role?

An article by posted on July 18, 2015 0 Comments
Could Cuddyer Be Heading Into A Platoon Role?

Michael Cuddyer, who was signed to a two-year, $21 million contract in the offseason to add some punch to the Mets lineup, is now in danger of being relegated to a platoon role. Despite having four days to rest his sore knee, Terry Collins left the slumping Cuddyer out of the starting lineup on Friday […]

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Lucas Duda Sighting At Citi Field… No Not That One, The Good One

An article by posted on July 11, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Sighting At Citi Field… No Not That One, The Good One

He’s Baa-aack… Or maybe not, but during the Mets 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, there was an actual Lucas Duda sighting at Citi Field No, not that wind-sucking Lucas Duda we’ve seen over the last two months, but the deluxe version we remember from April and May when he boasted a .989 OPS. For the […]

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Michael Cuddyer’s Knee is Still Ailing

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer’s Knee is Still Ailing

Left fielder Michael Cuddyer continues to deal with a sore left knee and has missed five of the last seven games, including Tuesday night’s loss to the Giants and perhaps this afternoon’s series finale as well. While Cuddyer has already received a cortisone shot to reduce the pain, manager Terry Collins backtracked on Tuesday night saying his knee […]

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Cuddyer Expected To Avoid DL, Will Miss A Few Days

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Expected To Avoid DL, Will Miss A Few Days

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, left fielder Michael Cuddyer will avoid the disabled list and should only miss a few games. The outfielder underwent an MRI on his left knee Wednesday and received a cortisone shot to relieve the pain. Original Post Michael Cuddyer exited Tuesday’s game against the Cubs in the […]

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Aramis Ramirez Open To Joining A Contender

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Aramis Ramirez Open To Joining A Contender

Beat reporter Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record caught up with third baseman Aramis Ramirez who says he’s open to being traded, but is not aware of anything brewing between the Mets and Brewers. “As far as I know there is nothing going on right now with me and the Mets. Basically just rumors at this point.” Ramirez, […]

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Featured Post: Potential Hitters For Mets To Target

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Potential Hitters For Mets To Target

In a previous article where I postulated that it was time for the Mets to trade quantity for quality, a common sentiment from readers was that we need to trade for hitting, not for pitching. I stayed away from discussing hitting targets as acquiring one would not only involve a speculated trade scenario, it would […]

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