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Talkin’ Mets: Latest on Yoenis Cespedes with Rich Mancuso

An article by posted on November 27, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Latest on Yoenis Cespedes with Rich Mancuso

This week, Rich Mancuso of New York Sports Day gives me the latest rumors on the Mets’ pursuit of Yoenis Cespedes. Last year, Rich was one of the first to report the return of Cespedes to the Mets. He lets me know what his sources are saying as to the odds of a Cespedes return, […]

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Why a Five-Year Deal is Too Much for Cespedes

An article by posted on November 27, 2016 0 Comments
Why a Five-Year Deal is Too Much for Cespedes

If Yoenis Cespedes is offered a four-year deal, the Mets have absolutely no excuse not to sign him. A deal like this would likely give Cespedes an elite average annual value, and it would give the Mets a shorter-term deal that would not be too constraining over the long term. But this is looking less […]

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Verizon Has Some Great Holiday Gift Ideas

An article by posted on November 26, 2016
Verizon Has Some Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Not sure what to get the tech and sports fan on your list? Well with the holiday season right around the corner, Verizon Wireless has you covered for gifts for everyone from the sports fan to the music lover. Otterbox Defender Series: Active lifestyle? Keep your device protected from wear and tear with the Otterbox […]

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Could Stephen Vogt Be the Catcher the Mets Need?

An article by posted on November 26, 2016 0 Comments
Could Stephen Vogt Be the Catcher the Mets Need?

(Photo Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports) Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports joined the the A’s Insider podcast to discuss the Oakland Athletics and what players they may look to possibly deal this offseason. One name came up that may be of interest to the New York Mets, in Stephen Vogt. Yes, General Manager of the Metropolitans, Sandy Alderson […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

An article by posted on November 24, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

Edgardo Alfonzo remains one of the most beloved Mets alumni, both for his post-season heroics (e.g. 3 HR’s including a ninth inning grand slam in the space of two vital 1999 playoff games against the Reds and Diamondbacks), and his role as part of the “Best Infield Ever” as dubbed by Sports Illustrated. His flexibility as […]

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Psychics Agree: No Fifth Year For Cespedes

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
Psychics Agree: No Fifth Year For Cespedes

The New York Post indicated that the Mets remain interested in signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four year contract, but a fifth year could wind up being a deal breaker. We can spend all day speculating about the actual reason for this rumored line in the sand. Many fans still think the Wilpons have no intention of signing […]

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Mets Minors: MiLB Names Mets’ Prospect All-Stars

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: MiLB Names Mets’ Prospect All-Stars

MiLB.com is doing a team-by-team analysis of each team’s best prospects solely according to the numbers they put up during the 2016 season. There was no consideration paid to the player’s age or their prospect status. With those parameters in mind, here were MiLB’s top Mets prospects: C – Tomas Nido (St. Lucie) – .320/.357/.459, 23 2B, 2 […]

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First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

Right after the season was over, the Mets did the smart thing, picking up Jose Reyes‘ option for the 2017 season. Reyes is a player that gives the Mets depth, and he provides insurance for some key positions. Should David Wright go down again, we saw that Reyes can handle playing third base very well. […]

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Good Fundies Episode 27: The Disbarring of Bartolo Colon, Attorney at Law

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 27: The Disbarring of Bartolo Colon, Attorney at Law

Roger and Brian said so long to two beloved players – Bartolo Colon and Eric Campbell, and hello again to Neil Walker, and wondered if the additions and subtractions will equal better things. Then the two ran down the top free agents in baseball and figured out who would make excellent new Mets. Brian again […]

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Noah Syndergaard Will Not Pitch In World Baseball Classic

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Will Not Pitch In World Baseball Classic

According to multiple sources, Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard will not be pitching for Team USA in this year’s World Baseball Classic. Thor, 24, had a phenomenal season for the Mets in 2016, making his first All Star Team while going 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA. In 183.2 innings he struck out 218 batters and walked […]

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