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Yankees Land Alfonso Soriano From Cubs

An article by posted on July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Yankees Land Alfonso Soriano From Cubs

According to ESPN’s Jim Bowden, Major League Baseball has just approved the trade of Alfonso Soriano from the Cubs to Yankees. Bowden said that Soriano officially waived his no-trade rights and the trade is now official. The Cubs will pay roughly $17.7 million of the approximately $24.5 million left on Soriano‘s contract, and that they are considering […]

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Have the Mets Reached a Turning Point?

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Have the Mets Reached a Turning Point?

The 1983 Mets finished their season winning 31 of their final 60 games, including a stretch from July 31st to August 23rd where they went 15-7. They also won six of their final eight. Many will point to 1984 and the way the Mets stormed out of the gate as the turning point, but for me, the […]

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2012 Mets Castoffs Have Not Had Much Success In ’13

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
2012 Mets Castoffs Have Not Had Much Success In ’13

Former-Met Scott Hairston was dealt on Monday to the Washington Nationals after struggling mightily with the Cubs in 2013. While in hot pursuit of free agent outfielder Michael Bourn, Chicago swept Hairston out from under the feet of the Amazin’s front office, forcing Sandy’s “What Outfield?” Mets into the spotlight. Many, myself included, criticized Alderson for […]

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Nationals Acquire Scott Hairston From The Cubs

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire Scott Hairston From The Cubs

The Washington Nationals acquired Scott Hairston on Monday from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ivan Pineyro. Chicago general manager Jed Hoyer said on a conference call there are “players to be named (later) on either side,” but they “will not affect the balance of the deal.” The Cubs signed Hairston to a two-year […]

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MMO Mailbag: Castro or CarGo?

An article by posted on June 27, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Castro or CarGo?

The trade winds are blowing, which means the ideas are coming! We received the following message from Ramon. I recently read that Starlin Castro was available, along with Carlos Gonzalez. Do you see it possible for the Mets to acquire Castro? What do you think it would cost the Mets to acquire both him (considering we’d be buying […]

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June 18, 2013 Was A Turning Point For The New York Mets

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
June 18, 2013 Was A Turning Point For The New York Mets

They say that every great run of success usually had its roots in a turning point. Looking at Mets history you can say we’ve had quite a few turning points – both good and bad. Gil Hodges and Tom Seaver were certainly turning points for the Mets – when they went from lovable losers to […]

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The Mets Weekly: Cougars and Cardinals and Cubs, Oh My…

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Weekly: Cougars and Cardinals and Cubs, Oh My…

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Cardinals and Cubs. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them on YouTube at youtube.com/themetsweekly.

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Cubs vs Mets: Hefner Opposes Garza As Amazins Look To Avoid Sweep

An article by posted on June 16, 2013 0 Comments
Cubs vs Mets: Hefner Opposes Garza As Amazins Look To Avoid Sweep

Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Citi Field, Flushing • 1:10 PM RHP Matt Garza (1-1, 6.26) vs RHP Jeremy Hefner (1-6, 4.11) Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin – 2B Daniel Murphy – 1B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Kirk Nieuwenhuis – […]

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Cubs’ Players Wish Dads ‘Happy Father’s Day’

An article by posted on June 16, 2013 0 Comments
Cubs’ Players Wish Dads ‘Happy Father’s Day’

Baseball has been uniting father and son since the inception of the game in the 1850s. So on this Father’s Day, we are grateful to the many dads out there who taught us how to play America’s pastime. With the Chicago Cubs in town for this past weekend’s series, a few of the visiting players […]

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Mets Clueless As 5-2 Loss To Cubs Drops Them 15 Games Under .500

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Clueless As 5-2 Loss To Cubs Drops Them 15 Games Under .500

Nothing went right for Valdespin and the Mets against the Cubs on Saturday. The Mets dropped their second straight against the Cubs in a 5-2 loss at Citi Field on Saturday. Cubs starter Scott Feldman had the Mets number and held them to just one run and retired the last 12 batters he faced in […]

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