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Vegas Puts Mets at 18-1 Odds To Win World Series

An article by posted on January 14, 2017 0 Comments
Vegas Puts Mets at 18-1 Odds To Win World Series

Las Vegas put out their odds to win the World Series in 2017 and not surprisingly the Cubs are overwhelming favorites to repeat as champions, at 15-4. The Red Sox follow that at 11-2. Rounding out the top five are the 2016 American League Champion Indians (8-1), the Nationals (10-1) and the Dodgers (14-1). The […]

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Heyman: Fowler’s Camp Seeking $18 Million Annually

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Heyman: Fowler’s Camp Seeking $18 Million Annually

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports on Twitter, Dexter Fowler‘s representatives believe the outfielder can land an $18 million annual, multi-year deal. Heyman names the St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants and Toronto Blue Jays as potential suitors of Fowler’s talents. Fowler, 31 on Opening Day, appeared in his first all-star game in 2016, […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Benny Slams the Cubs

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Benny Slams the Cubs

Did you ever notice that certain players that have toiled in the minors for a while tend to exhibit surges in production when they finally get a crack at the big time? It’s as if they had those hits stockpiled for the Show and can’t wait to get them out of their systems once fortune […]

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Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

With the World Series ending early this morning, odds makers wasted no time in putting out the odds to win the 2017 World Series.  The Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas lists the Cubs odds of winning at 3-1. Bovada has the Cubs has the Cubs as +350 to win the 2017 World Series. The odds makers […]

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World Series Game 5 Thread: Indians vs Cubs, 8:15 PM

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Game 5 Thread: Indians vs Cubs, 8:15 PM

With Saturday night’s 7–2 victory at Wrigley Field, the Indians took a commanding three games to one lead in the World Series and moved within one win of the franchise’s first championship since 1948. Jason Kipnis provided the big blow, a three run homer to ice the game. The Cubs now have their backs to the […]

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Jerry Koosman’s Connection to Both Mets World Series Titles

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Koosman’s Connection to Both Mets World Series Titles

  With the Cubs facing the daunting task of heading back home down 0-2 in the World Series, Jake Arrieta stepped up and pitched the most important game of his life. Arrieta pitched 5.1 no-hit innings to help the Cubs even the series at 1-1. Arrieta was the first pitcher to carry a no-hitter that […]

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Let’s Start At The Very Beginning

An article by posted on October 23, 2016 0 Comments
Let’s Start At The Very Beginning

Every Met fan knows that the 1962 Mets were one of the worst teams in baseball history with a 40-120 record. I recall reading many articles stating that everyone knew the team would be awful and that’s why they hired Casey Stengel to divert attention from the team on the field by charming sportswriters with […]

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Trade Bruce For The Right Reasons

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Bruce For The Right Reasons

Jon Heyman recently reported that a rival executive thinks the Mets might consider trading Jay Bruce once they pick up his 13 million dollar contract option after the season. This news really isn’t all that shocking. Mets fans have been speculating for months that this might be a possibility depending on the outcome of the […]

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If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

It’s October, and the Mets aren’t in the playoffs. So since there’s no better news to talk about, it’s time to read about completely hypothetical trade ideas that will probably never happen. There are no reports that the Cubs are actively looking to trade injured young star Kyle Schwarber, and they opted not to do […]

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Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

If you haven’t had an opportunity to read Ken Davidoff’s outstanding piece in the New York Post today, you should click the provided link and read it immediately. As Davidoff explained in the introduction, with their approval, he met with Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins in February separately to discuss a myriad of topics regarding where […]

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