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Ben Zobrist: The Best Alternative To Castro And Baez?

An article by posted on July 19, 2014 0 Comments
Ben Zobrist: The Best Alternative To Castro And Baez?

The Mets have two clear-cut positions to fill by Opening Day 2015: shortstop and left field. The Mets have gotten very little in the way of offensive production from those positions. That is both good and bad. While it hurts them this season, it gives the Mets two well-defined areas they need to improve upon. […]

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Castro and Mets Are A Perfect Match, But All Star Shortstop May Not Be Available

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Castro and Mets Are A Perfect Match, But All Star Shortstop May Not Be Available

John Harper of the Daily News writes that If the Mets can acquire Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro for Zack Wheeler and perhaps even another pitcher, they should do it. Harper says that the Mets need an impact bat and to get the best-hitting shortstop this side of Troy Tulowitzki represents a golden opportunity for team. […]

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Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

As you probably already know, the Cubs and A’s pulled off a blockbuster trade that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland in return for a package of young players highlighted by shortstop Addison Russell. Adding Russell to the fold has created a potential glut of infield prospects for Chicago to go with some impressive […]

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A’s Acquire Samardzija from Cubs in Six-Player Blockbuster

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
A’s Acquire Samardzija from Cubs in Six-Player Blockbuster

The Chicago Cubs have traded starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for a package of four prospects. The trade will be announced Saturday and reports say the Cubs will receive the A’s top two prospects in shortstop Addison Russell, 20, and outfielder Billy McKinney, 19. The Cubs also will receive Triple-A […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 7, Mets 4

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 7, Mets 4

The Mets (28-32) lost to the Cubs (23-34) by a score of 7-4 on Thursday night at Wrigley Field. Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets and figured that, with the run support he had gotten (or lack thereof) in his first few starts, he shouldn’t even bother trying. deGrom had his worst outing […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 4

The Mets were defeated by the Chicago Cubs by the score of 5-4 tonight at Wrigley Field, the second straight loss for New York against the worst team in the majors. Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game and was handed a three run lead before he even took the mound. However Dice-K quickly allowed two runs […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

At least it only took 9 innings… The Mets (28-30) fell to the Cubs (21-34) by a score of 2-1 on Tuesday night in Chicago. Zack Wheeler got the start for the Mets and was fantastic, striking out 7 in 6.2 scoreless innings and allowing only 2 hits and 2 walks. Wheeler threw 107 pitchers […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

The Mets open a three-game set against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night at 8:05 PM. RHP Zack Wheeler (2-5, 4.31) will oppose RHP Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.20) for the Cubs. Wheeler is averaging 8.90 strikeouts per nine innings, ranking 11th among NL pitchers. Wheeler is averaging 94.5 mph with his fastball this season, the fourth-highest amongst NL starters. David Wright […]

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Phil Regan: A Mets Pitching Asset

An article by posted on January 30, 2014 0 Comments
Phil Regan: A Mets Pitching Asset

A cadre of young Met pitching prospects has Met fans dreaming better days are coming to Citi Field. In recent years the young arms have come in waves and if only a few can stick it shouldn’t be long before the Mets are relevant again. When you read about the Mets youthful pitching corp, one […]

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Forward Thinking: The Evolution Of Being One Step Ahead

An article by posted on January 20, 2014 0 Comments
Forward Thinking: The Evolution Of Being One Step Ahead

Baseball has always been pioneered by forward-thinkers. These visionary minds have paired their knowledge of the game with foresight to developed ways of staying one step ahead of their competition. However, now with every aspect of the game dissected by experts, media and fans it has become harder to be original. In 1919 Branch Rickey […]

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