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Syndergaard Takes Aim At Cubs In Game 2

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Takes Aim At Cubs In Game 2

Rookie right-hander Noah Syndergaard spoke to reporters Sunday night at Citi Field and fielded questions from the media. When did you learn you were starting Game 2? He just called me into his office and asked how I was feeling after my relief appearance, and my body and my arm have never felt better. So […]

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Cubs Bloggers Help Preview Mets vs Cubs NLCS

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Bloggers Help Preview Mets vs Cubs NLCS

The Mets wrapped up a series win against the Dodgers in the National League Division Series on Thursday night, which earned the team the privilege of matching up against a scary-good Cubs team that won 97 games in the NL Central, the toughest division in baseball. Along the way, the Cubs knocked off the 98-win […]

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NLCS Game 1: Cubs vs Mets, 8:05 PM, #BeatChicago

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Game 1: Cubs vs Mets, 8:05 PM, #BeatChicago

Get your game faces on! The New York Mets and Chicago Cubs will face each other for the first time ever in the postseason when both teams take the field tonight at Citi Field. Right-hander Matt Harvey starts Game 1 in the National League Championship Series for the Mets, and he opposes left-hander Jon Lester […]

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Alderson, Collins, Maddon On Cubs Sweeping Season Series Against Mets

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson, Collins, Maddon On Cubs Sweeping Season Series Against Mets

Here’s something I hope you find interesting. During the media sessions at Citi Field on Friday evening, I noticed that Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins and Cubs manager Joe Maddon were each asked to respond the Cubs winning the regular season series 7-0 over the Mets, and whether it mattered in the NLCS. Here is what […]

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Michael Conforto Caps Off Big Day With Eighth Home Run

An article by posted on September 22, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Caps Off Big Day With Eighth Home Run

What a day for Mets rookie Michael Conforto. Only a few hours after being honored at Citi Field on Monday with a Sterling Award for being named the organization’s Minor League Player of the Year, the 22-year-old left fielder blasted his eighth home run of the season in the Mets 4-0 win over the Atlanta […]

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Meaningful Games in August

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Meaningful Games in August

What a week! It all starts with the acquisitions of Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson, and two much needed wins against the Los Angeles Dodgers (and let’s not forget the MLB debut of one Michael Conforto). The acquisition of Tyler Clippard starts drawing comparisons to the Kansas City Royals shutdown pen, which lasts not even […]

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The Making Of A Team

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
The Making Of A Team

“And, a few days after Bill stepped behind the plate, something happened to the Blues. When you live with a team eight months of the year, season after season, its thoughts and responses and spirits become your own. I never felt it stronger than the week Bill took charge behind the plate.” “Not that it […]

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The Next Ten Games Will Be Pivotal For Mets

An article by posted on July 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Next Ten Games Will Be Pivotal For Mets

  With the Mets facing a challenging ten game stretch following the All-Star break, Mike Vaccaro of the NY Post explains that this could be the defining moment of the season. New York starts a three game series on the road against the St. Louis Cardinals tonight, who have the best record in the National […]

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Mets Should Consider Going After Gerardo Parra

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Should Consider Going After Gerardo Parra

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Mets insiders believe the Cubs will not trade shortstop Addison Russell until the offseason if at all. “The Cubs are more likely to be in the business of maintaining their big-league roster while adding a starting pitcher or, perhaps, dealing Starlin Castro instead.” First of all, the Cubs trading Russell […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

An article by posted on July 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

Sure, the Mets finally scored a run, but nothing really changed this afternoon, as the Mets (40-40) lost to the Cubs (42-35) by a score of 6-1. The Mets finally broke their 24-inning scoreless streak in the fourth inning when Curtis Granderson doubled home Jacob deGrom, who had doubled two batters before. However, the Cubs […]

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