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Difficult to See How Mets and Cubs Match Up For Trade

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Difficult to See How Mets and Cubs Match Up For Trade

“It’s hard to see how we would actually match up,” a team official told Andy Martino of the Daily News when asked if the Cubs were ideal trade partners for the Mets.. The problem is that neither team is eager to part with its top prospects, and both would require a major haul to do […]

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Offensive Futility Reaches Epic Proportions For The Mets

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Offensive Futility Reaches Epic Proportions For The Mets

The Mets became the first team in the major leagues to have four or less hits for five consecutive games since 2004. Ironically, that futility was also last accomplished by the Mets. Since the All Star break, the Mets are last in Runs per Game (3.0), Batting Average (.210) and Slugging Pct. (.304). Additionally, Mets […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 12:10 PM

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 12:10 PM

The Mets try to secure their series against the Cubs today as they send Carlos Torres (5-5, 3.68) to the hill in a spot start against one of the elite rookie starters in the National League, Kyle Hendricks (4-1, 1.73). Bartolo Colon was scratched from his start this afternoon as he heads home to be […]

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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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