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Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle At $7.75MM With Addison Reed

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle At $7.75MM With Addison Reed

The New York Mets have avoided arbitration with setup man Addison Reed for a one-year deal worth $7.75 million according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. Pace Law School projected that he would get $7.9 million. Reed was one of the top setup men in all of baseball in 2016 and had one best […]

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11 Best Mets Who Didn’t Play in the Postseason

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
11 Best Mets Who Didn’t Play in the Postseason

Think of any of the Mets’ all-time great players. Chances are you probably thought of someone like Tom Seaver, Darryl Strawberry, David Wright or maybe one of the team’s current young aces. All of these players– and pretty much anyone typically considered to be in the Mets’ pantheon of greats– played in the postseason. But […]

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Addison Reed Was One Of Our Top Performers In 2016

An article by posted on December 31, 2016 0 Comments
Addison Reed Was One Of Our Top Performers In 2016

When we look back on the 2016 season, one player we won’t soon forget is right-handed reliever Addison Reed. Only just turning 28 three days ago, Reed was one of the top setup men in all of baseball last season and he delivered one of the best seasons for a reliever in Mets franchise history. […]

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Yankees Sign Aroldis Chapman For 5 Years, $86M

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Aroldis Chapman For 5 Years, $86M

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the New York Yankees have signed free agent closer Aroldis Chapman to a 5 year, $86 million deal. This makes Chapman, 28, the highest paid closer in history with an average annual salary of $17.2 million. The previous record was set just a few days ago by Mark Melancon […]

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Collins May Not Retire After 2017 Season

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Collins May Not Retire After 2017 Season

In a interview with Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News, New York Mets manager Terry Collins reiterated that the reports of him possibly retiring after the 2017 season were premature. Here is what Collins told Ackert, ”There’s all of us standing here today, who knows if we’re all going to be here next year? […]

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The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

The Binghamton Mets have been renamed the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. The renaming of the team was part of the new affiliation agreement between the Mets and Binghamton’s new owner John Hughes. As Hughes told WBNG, “What I’m looking to do is strengthen the ties between the team and the community. I want the community to […]

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Alderson Unconcerned About Who’s Not Here

An article by posted on September 10, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Unconcerned About Who’s Not Here

Recent history tells us when Mets’ brass speculates on the return of injured players, it usually takes longer than announced. So, when GM Sandy Alderson refused to comment Friday on the progress of Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz, I can’t help but conclude they aren’t coming back anytime soon. “I’m not going to talk about them,” Alderson said. […]

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The Mets’ 2016 Rallying Cry

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets’ 2016 Rallying Cry

We all remember or have heard the legend of Ya Gotta Believe. How the 1973 Mets, racked by injuries all season, in last place on August 30, went on a blistering tear in September and broke the tape by the thinnest of margins.  Their 82 wins were tied for the worst ever to qualify for […]

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Neil Walker Activated, T.J. Rivera Optioned to Vegas

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Activated, T.J. Rivera Optioned to Vegas

Update 2:00 PM August 26th – The Mets have announced that Neil Walker has been activated from the paternity list with infielder T.J. Rivera being optioned back to the Las Vegas 51s. Rivera went 0 for 4 in his second stint with the Mets and is now hitting .314/.306/.371 in 36 plate appearances at the […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Most Disappointing Season Ever? Can Cespedes Bring it Home?

An article by posted on August 21, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Most Disappointing Season Ever? Can Cespedes Bring it Home?

Today I have an early edition of the podcast. James Flippin of WOR Radio joins me. James is the producer for the Mets pre and postgame show as well as the Sports Zone. The Mets’ 2016 season has turned into a mini-disaster. Is this the most disappointing season in team history? Let’s take a closer […]

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