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ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

Baseball analyst and former GM Jim Duquette came up with three potential scenarios in trying to construct the perfect Mets and Cubs trade in an article for MLB.com. He points out that Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer recently acknowledged that the two sides have had ongoing dialogue to see if there is a good fit. […]

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Collins Should Look In The Mirror Before Pointing Fingers At Players

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Should Look In The Mirror Before Pointing Fingers At Players

It was a forgetful time in Chicago for the Mets after losing to the Cubs again on Thursday afternoon to get swept in a 4 game series. After losing the night before on a bases loaded walk, Thursday was just as excruciating maybe more. The Mets blew a 5-1 lead and gave up the winning […]

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Mets’ Pitiful Numbers Tell The Story

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ Pitiful Numbers Tell The Story

On April 23, after the Mets wrapped up their 11th straight victory to move ten games over .500 and build a comfortable eight-game lead over the Washington Nationals, all seemed right in their world. They won because their starting pitching overcame injuries to David Wright and Travis d’Arnaud; a lack of consistent power from Lucas […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

The Mets (20-14) fell to the Cubs (18-15) 2-1 tonight although despite a spectacular game from the Dark Knight. Matt Harvey pitched seven strong innings, allowing three hits, two walks and no earned runs while striking out nine Cubs. Carlos Torres came in to pitch the 8th. He gave up a one-out single to Addison […]

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Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets have not yet written off Wilmer Flores as their No. 1 shortstop. However, he adds that the consensus among in-the-know observers is that at some point they will need to pull the trigger and obtain a top-tier shortstop if they truly plan to capitalize on […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM (Lagares Bats Leadoff)

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM (Lagares Bats Leadoff)

The New York Mets head to Chicago for the start of a four game series with the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Reigning NL Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom (3-3, 2.95) opens the series and will oppose left-hander Jon Lester (2-2, 4.04) at 8:05 PM. Ten of New York’s 20 wins have been come from […]

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NY Post: Five Shortstops That Could Help Mets

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
NY Post: Five Shortstops That Could Help Mets

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, comprises a list of five external shortstop options he believes can solve the Mets problem at the position. Davidoff writes that the Mets can’t shrug their shoulders at their shortstop problem. “Should their internal options fail, the Mets have put themselves in a position where they’ll be compelled […]

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Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

Joel Sherman of the New York Post posted a Top 5 list ranking the best managers and baseball executives and I took a look to see what he came up with. Not only did the Baseball Maverick fail to make his top five, but he wasn’t even listed among the five honorable mentions either. I’m […]

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Mets Flashback: Dave Kingman Comes To Queens

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Flashback: Dave Kingman Comes To Queens

On this day in Mets’ history in 1975, the contract of outfielder and first baseman Dave Kingman was purchased from the San Francisco Giants. The 6-foot-6 Kingman, nicknamed Kong for his prodigious strength and power, was to give the Mets the fearsome home run hitter they had never had this early in their existence. “He was going […]

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Much Ado About Three-Homer Games At Home

An article by posted on January 2, 2015 0 Comments
Much Ado About Three-Homer Games At Home

“You know, Keith, no Met has ever hit three home runs in a game at home.” If you’ve watched as many Mets games as I have over the years, then you’ve undoubtedly heard Gary Cohen make this statement whenever a Met has come up to the plate after hitting two home runs in a home […]

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