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Zobrist Turned Down More Money From Nationals and Giants

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Zobrist Turned Down More Money From Nationals and Giants

James Wagner of the Washington Post reports that Ben Zobrist turned down more money from the Nationals and Giants in order to sign with the Cubs. The Giants and Nationals each offered $60 million over four years, but Zobrist decided to sign with Chicago for $56 million over four years. Zobrist turned down the Nationals […]

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Death, Taxes and Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Death, Taxes and Ben Zobrist

The only sure things in life are death and taxes. Nobody knows that better than the New York Mets this morning as Day 3 of the Winter Meetings begins in Nashville. On Tuesday, the Mets were feeling chipper and were on top of the world, oozing with confidence that they had made the first signature […]

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A Disappointed John Ricco Says Mets Will Move Forward

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
A Disappointed John Ricco Says Mets Will Move Forward

A very dejected John Ricco spoke with reporters at the Winter Meetings and admitted he was disappointed at how the Ben Zobrist situation unraveled. Ricco said Zobrist called him with his decision and said ultimately it was not about the money, but it was his desire to be closer to home and his connection to […]

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Yankees To Acquire Starlin Castro

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Acquire Starlin Castro

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post on Twitter, the New York Yankees have acquired Starlin Castro from the Chicago Cubs. Additionally, Jack Curry of the YES Network also reports on Twitter that pitcher Adam Warren and a player to be named later are heading to Chicago in return. Castro, 26 in March, has […]

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MMO Roundtable: What Will Be the Key to Beating the Kansas City Royals?

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: What Will Be the Key to Beating the Kansas City Royals?

Here is the first of a new round of MMO Roundtable questions as we get set for Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night. What will be the key to beating the Kansas City Royals? Brian Greenzang – The key to beating this Kansas City team will ultimately be just playing better fundamental […]

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Mets Will Be More Cautious Running On Royals

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Will Be More Cautious Running On Royals

The Mets so far this postseason seem to be running almost at free will. The team has swiped a total of nine bases thus far and have shown themselves to be much more aggressive on the basepaths than we saw in the regular season. It is worth noting that seven out of those nine stolen […]

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One For The Ages: A Mets vs Cubs NLCS We’ll Never Forget

An article by posted on October 22, 2015 0 Comments
One For The Ages: A Mets vs Cubs NLCS We’ll Never Forget

There were a several times this season when it didn’t look as if this would be a Mets’ summer. Through injuries, slumps and innings-limit controversies, this was going to be another long season. However, Wilmer Flores’ tears told us why he wanted to remain a Met and why he loved this team like we do. […]

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NLCS Game 4 Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:07 PM – Getcha Champagne Ready!

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Game 4 Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:07 PM – Getcha Champagne Ready!

Rookie left-hander Steven Matz will look to send the New York Mets to their first World Series since the Subway Series in 2000 when they take on the Chicago Cubs in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. Matz will be opposed by Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel in a 8:07 PM showdown at Wrigley […]

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Patience & Diligence: The Not So Sudden Ascent Of The 2015 Mets

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Patience & Diligence: The Not So Sudden Ascent Of The 2015 Mets

The Mets of the past few seasons have been characterized by the steps they’ve taken to improve according to a carefully orchestrated master plan. It’s been lurch and surge all the way, like driving with a bad clutch, and then suddenly around half way through the 2015 season it all seemed to kick into gear. […]

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Wright Is Back On Track, Trying Not To Think Beyond Game 4

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Is Back On Track, Trying Not To Think Beyond Game 4

After struggling for most of the postseason, David Wright has busted out of his slump. He collected three hits and a walk during four at-bats last night as the Mets beat the Cubs 5-2. He entered yesterday’s game with a .087 batting average in 23 playoff at-bats, but he already showed signs of life in […]

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