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Morning Grind: James Shields Should Stay in Kansas City

An article by posted on October 18, 2014 0 Comments
Morning Grind: James Shields Should Stay in Kansas City

Big Game James Shields will likely leave Kansas City this offseason and will command a hefty deal in free agency this offseason. But if the Royals win the World Series, he should consider staying. While I certainly won’t begrudge Shields the opportunity to enter free agency as a top flight, durable pitcher who may command […]

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Mets Have Considered Dave Magadan For Hitting Coach

An article by posted on October 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Considered Dave Magadan For Hitting Coach

According to a report filed by George King and Joel Sherman of the New York Post, former Met Dave Magadan has been contacted by both the Mets and Yankees about their vacant hitting coach positions. When asked about the Yankee position, Magadan said this: “I have been called about that, it’s in the preliminary stages […]

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D’Backs Tab Former Mets Coach Chip Hale As Manager

An article by posted on October 13, 2014 0 Comments
D’Backs Tab Former Mets Coach Chip Hale As Manager

The Diamondbacks will announce the hiring of new manager Chip Hale on Monday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has confirmed, and he will receive a two-year contract. He had managed Arizona’s Triple-A affiliate for three seasons and had impressed many in the organization at the time. Before that, Hale served as Bob Melvin‘s bench coach with the […]

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Trust Me Tom, It Was A Miracle…

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Trust Me Tom, It Was A Miracle…

As the Kansas City Royals continue to weave their own miracle finish, Hall of Famer Tom Seaver told Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post that he doesn’t believe the 1969 Mets should be remembered as “The Miracle Mets.” Seaver, who went 25-7 that year, acknowledged that he understands why they were called the Miracle Mets, but simply doesn’t […]

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Was Game 162 The Start Of Something Special For Alderson’s Mets?

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Was Game 162 The Start Of Something Special For Alderson’s Mets?

It’s hard to witness the moment that a team finally clicks, especially when that team has been trying to turn things around for half a decade. Yesterday’s 8-3 win over the Houston Astros in the seasons final game felt like it meant something. While the team will still finish below .500, they won more games […]

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Do or Die For Collins

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Do or Die For Collins

Is there any accountability where the Mets are concerned? That seems to be the overwhelming sentiment after it was confirmed that Terry Collins would be returning for his fifth year as Mets manager. With his 301-342 record as skipper of the Mets in tow, Collins will once again be charged with the pursuit of a […]

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Di-JEST: Might As Well Be The Suckiest

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST:  Might As Well Be The Suckiest

The missus and I just returned from a short vacation which means that I could see no Mets games on either SNY or PIX for about a week.   Usually that’s a REAL vacation. But I see that while I was away the team dismantled the Atlanta Braves and pretty much stymied any hopes they […]

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Sandy Alderson Gets Three-Year Deal To Remain Mets GM

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Gets Three-Year Deal To Remain Mets GM

Multiple sources are reporting that Sandy Alderson has reached a deal with the New York Mets on a 3-year contract extension to remain as general manager. The new deal will override his 2015 option and span the 2015-17 seasons according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Mike Puma of the New York Post confirms that it […]

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Mets Discussing Adding Backman To 2015 Coaching Staff

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Discussing Adding Backman To 2015 Coaching Staff

A team insider told ESPN New York that they are currently considering having Wally Backman permanently join Terry Collins’  coaching staff in 2015. Adam Rubin adds that Collins views Backman as an ally, and not a threat. “We have a very strong relationship,” Collins said. “Wally and I are very good friends. We always have been […]

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Mets Internally Debating Terry Collins’ Future

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Internally Debating Terry Collins’ Future

Andy Martino of the Daily News reported that a front office source told him Terry Collins is not a lock to return as manager of the Mets next season. What seemed so certain a month ago, has become very foggy according to Martino, and it’s not just reporters who are unsure, he says. There seems to […]

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