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MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on August 17, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets look to win their third straight game as they continue their wraparound series this afternoon against the Cubs at Citi Field. Rafael Montero (0-3, 6.12 ERA) makes what is expected to be his final start filling in for Jacob deGrom and will be opposed by Jake Arrieta (6-4, 2.77) for the Cubs. David Wright was struck in his left shoulder by […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Tonight the Mets look to build on their series opening win against the Cubs as they send Jonathan Niese (6-8, 3.46) to the hill against Dan Straily (1-2, 4.93). In his last start Niese earned his first win since returning from the disabled list in the Mets’ 5-3 victory over the Philies on August 11th […]

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Source Says Javier Baez Is More Realistic Trade Option For Mets

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
Source Says Javier Baez Is More Realistic Trade Option For Mets

A source familiar with the Mets’ plans recently suggested that Cubs shortstop Javier Baez might be a more realistic acquisition by the Mets, although he too would be costly in a trade with the Cubs. This according to a report on ESPN New York who also say that the Mets are not believed to be willing to […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 7:10 PM

After getting swept by the Washington Nationals, the Mets will try to regroup against the Chicago Cubs in a four-game wraparound series at Citi Field. Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.53 ERA) opposes left-hander Travis Wood (7-9, 4.86) in Friday night’s 7:10 PM opener. Wheeler is 4-0 with a 1.93 ERA (11 earned runs/51.1 innings) in his last […]

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Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

Will the Mets still be with 28 in 2015? Now that we’ve “officially” moved into the 2015 audition portion of this season (a circumstance apparently triggered by the loss of single game-the rubber match of this past week’s series vs. the Nationals), Mets management has vowed to take an extended look at certain candidates for […]

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In Addition To Rockies, Cubs Have Scouts Watching Syndergaard

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
In Addition To Rockies, Cubs Have Scouts Watching Syndergaard

It’s nice to know you’re being watched, even if it’s from afar. Last night, Andy Martino of the Daily News, reported that in addition to the Rockies scouts watching Noah Syndergaard, the Cubs have been scouting him as well. He Tweeted that they were “doubling up,” sending two scouts instead of one to last nights […]

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Phillies and Yankees Schedule Private Workouts With Cuban Phenom Rusney Castillo

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Phillies and Yankees Schedule Private Workouts With Cuban Phenom Rusney Castillo

As was reported on Sunday, over a hundred scouts showed up and were very impressed with the showcase by Cuban phenom Rusney Castillo on Saturday. Now the serious teams are making their moves for the corner outfielder. Ben Badler of Baseball America has confirmed that the New York Yankees have scheduled a private workout with Castillo, joining […]

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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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