Tag: Major League Baseball

Mets Announce LGBT “Pride Night” Will Be Held Aug. 13

An article by posted on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Announce LGBT “Pride Night” Will Be Held Aug. 13

(Frank Franklin II, AP) The New York Mets made it official on Tuesday and in conjunction with the LGBT Network, they announced that their first LGBT “Pride Night” will be held on Aug. 13, when they meet the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. The Mets will donate a portion of the ticket sales through […]

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Jose Reyes Placed On Paid Leave Pending Outcome Of Criminal Case

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Placed On Paid Leave Pending Outcome Of Criminal Case

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has been placed on paid leave by Major League Baseball pending the outcome of the criminal proceedings stemming from his October 31 arrest for domestic violence. Reyes, 32, was arrested for allegedly hitting his wife in a Hawaii hotel. He later filed a plea of not guilty to a charge of […]

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Non-Waiver Trade Deadline Moved To August 1

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Non-Waiver Trade Deadline Moved To August 1

For the upcoming season, the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline will be moved back 24 hours from July 31 to August 1, reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. The move will only be for the 2016 season because July 31 falls on a Sunday. According to MLB.com’s Richard Justice, the commissioner’s office does […]

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Mike Piazza Questions Enter A Gray Area After HOF Announcement

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Questions Enter A Gray Area After HOF Announcement

After he was banished from baseball for violating its golden rule, it appeared there would be no more moments of glory for Pete Rose. When you gamble in baseball, you always lose. You’re always out. No more managing the Reds. Certainly, no Hall of Fame. Then Bud Selig relented, if only slightly. As part of the turn of […]

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Report Links Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman to HGH Doping Ring

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
Report Links Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman to HGH Doping Ring

MLB Trade Rumors posted a statement from the attorneys for both Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman: “It’s inexcusable and irresponsible that Al Jazeera would provide a platform and broadcast outright lies about Mr. Howard and Mr. Zimmerman. The extraordinarily reckless claims made against our clients in this report are completely false and rely on a […]

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Big Sexy is Back and He’s Moving On Up

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Big Sexy is Back and He’s Moving On Up

With Bartolo Colon coming back for a third season with the Mets, Big Sexy will continue his climb up Major League Baseball’s record books as a Met.  He’s also making a climb up all-time lists with the Mets as well. All-Time MLB Rankings: Wins – 76th with 218 Losses – 146th with 154 Career Starts […]

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Pete Rose To Remain Banned From Baseball

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pete Rose To Remain Banned From Baseball

In March of this year, Pete Rose made a formal request to be reinstated to Major League Baseball, and new commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with Rose and hear him out. “I want to make sure I understand all of the details of the Dowd Report and Commissioner Bart Giamatti’s decision and the agreement that was […]

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Baseball America Tabs Sandy Alderson MLB Exec of the Year

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America Tabs Sandy Alderson MLB Exec of the Year

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Baseball America is set to name New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson as Major League Baseball’s executive of the year. Nothing yet on the BA site, but Rubin has close to ties to them so it should be officially announced shortly. ** Scratch that lest sentence, here […]

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Mets Players Receive Record $300K World Series Share

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Players Receive Record $300K World Series Share

Major League Baseball announced the 2015 Postseason Shares on Monday in a press release. A full Postseason Share for the 2015 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals was worth $370,069.03, while a full share for the National League Champion New York Mets totaled $300,757.78. The average share value for the Mets was a record high […]

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Are You Ready For A Mets Dynasty?

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
Are You Ready For A Mets Dynasty?

Jon Morosi of Fox Sports points out that the New York Mets’ postseason rotation comprised of Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Steven Matz are historically the second quartet in modern baseball to meet the following criteria: 1. They are each 27 or younger. 2. They made their Major League Baseball debuts with the […]

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