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Hot Stove: Braves’ Shelby Miller Drawing Heavy Trade Interest

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Braves’ Shelby Miller Drawing Heavy Trade Interest

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the market for Atlanta Braves right-hander Shelby Miller is reaching a fevered pitch and as many as 20 teams have checked in on him. Miller, 25, had an excellent season for the Braves despite his 6-17 record, posting a 3.02 ERA, 1.247 WHIP and 3.45 FIP in 205.1 […]

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Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

An article by posted on November 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

Here’s the latest on some of the Mets’ top free agent targets this offseason. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that the Mets are looking hard at Ben Zobrist.The Mets have been connected to him since the offseason began, but they will have to compete with a lot of teams in order to sign […]

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Acquiring Lefty Specialist Will Be A Top Priority For Mets

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Acquiring Lefty Specialist Will Be A Top Priority For Mets

After struggling to find an effective left handed specialist in 2015, acquiring one this offseason will be one of the Mets’ top priorities. While the Mets have limited options on their current roster, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com explains that there are several possibilities internally or on the free agent market. One option is reuniting with […]

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Nationals, Braves, Dodgers Join Hunt For Darren O’Day

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals, Braves, Dodgers Join Hunt For Darren O’Day

A quick update on the Darren O’Day front. The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have both expressed strong interest in signing the free-agent right-hander to be their closer, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Meanwhile, the Washington Nationals have also joined the hunt a source told Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. I’m […]

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Boras: Matt Harvey Gave His Arm Already For Mets

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
Boras: Matt Harvey Gave His Arm Already For Mets

Matt Harvey‘s agent Scott Boras, who infuriated the Mets front office when he launched a public innings limit controversy  that put the Mets and his client Harvey in an awkward and tenuous position, was at it again on Friday night. Asked by reporters yet again about his opinion of how the Mets are handling Harvey, […]

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Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

RHP Dillon Gee opted out of his contract with the Mets on Wednesday and is now a free agent. Gee, 29, earned the right to opt out because he had more than three years of MLB service and was never recalled to the majors after being outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas during the season. Because […]

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Redemption! Murphy Blasts Game-Tying Home Run In Ninth

An article by posted on September 14, 2015 0 Comments
Redemption! Murphy Blasts Game-Tying Home Run In Ninth

What began as a game Daniel Murphy would love to forget, ended in exhilaration when the veteran second baseman hit a clutch, game-tying, three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning on Sunday. The Mets fought back and came away with another dramatic 10-7 comeback victory against the Atlanta Braves, their 37th comeback win of […]

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After Working On Mechanics, Bobby Parnell Set To Be Activated

An article by posted on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
After Working On Mechanics, Bobby Parnell Set To Be Activated

Mets reliever Bobby Parnell threw a live batting practice session on Sunday morning at Citi Field. He is expected to come off the DL on Tuesday, which is also the day rosters expand. Parnell who came back from Tommy John surgery last season, has been ineffective this year with a 5.59 ERA. Opponents have batted […]

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Parnell Was Not Happy About Being Placed On Disabled List

An article by posted on August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Parnell Was Not Happy About Being Placed On Disabled List

Andy Martino of the Daily News was told by team sources that reliever Bobby Parnell was not happy about being placed on the disabled list on Monday. A team source also told John Harper of the News the same thing. “This is where the day started, as the Mets put reliever Bobby Parnell on the disabled list − […]

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Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

In what has been a whirlwind week for the Mets, perhaps the most shocking development is that good, professional baseball players have admitted that they actually want to play for them. That’s right – despite the surrounding junkyards, the omnipresent shadow of the Yankees, and the notoriously stingy owners of the team that plays there, […]

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Tigers Are Ready To Sell, Mets Could Target Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Tigers Are Ready To Sell, Mets Could Target Yoenis Cespedes

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN the Detroit Tigers are telling teams that they are going to reboot and are ready to begin selling off pieces. Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski confirmed as much today with MLB.com’s Jason Beck. That could mean the New York Mets could take another look at outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, whom they’ve […]

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