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Oakland Deals Cespedes, Acquire Lester and Gomes from Red Sox

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Oakland Deals Cespedes, Acquire Lester and Gomes from Red Sox

The Oakland A’s have acquired starting pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes for young Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes according to Alex Speier of Red Sox Beat. The Red Sox are sending under $1 million to the A’s in the deal according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.  It is worth noting that both teams filled major […]

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Conforto Shines, Cyclones Win 5th Straight Under Watchful Eye of Alderson, DePodesta

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Conforto Shines, Cyclones Win 5th Straight Under Watchful Eye of Alderson, DePodesta

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The Brooklyn Cyclones welcomed a few special visitors Wednesday night at MCU Park in Coney Island: Mets general manager Sandy Alderson and vice president of player development and scouting Paul DePodesta. And it’s no secret whom they likely were there to see: first-round draft pick Michael Conforto. Conforto once again had a […]

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Trade Talks For Alex Rios Gaining Traction

An article by posted on July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Trade Talks For Alex Rios Gaining Traction

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, trade talks for Rangers outfielder Alex Rios are “gaining traction” in several places. The Rangers are willing to eat some of the remaining salary on Rios’ contract if that’s what it takes to move him. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says that the Indians, Giants, Reds and Royals are among […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Phillies 2

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Phillies 2

The Mets (52-56) crushed the Phillies (47-61) on Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field, beating Philadelphia 11-2. Zack Wheeler took the mound for the Mets and was once again solid, albeit inefficient. Wheeler went 6.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks, striking out 4 and throwing 112 pitches. Zack is now 3-0 […]

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Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

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Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

It’s always fun debating all the possible ways the Mets can bring a superstar to Queens at this time of the year. Nobody wants to be a seller, that usually means your season is “over and out” and relevancy is still a year or more away. As we close in on our sixth consecutive losing […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 12:10 PM Rubber Match

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 12:10 PM Rubber Match

Last night was the opposite of the first game of the series with the Phillies beating the Mets 6-0 behind Cole Hamels to setup a rubber match. This afternoon they look to take the series behind Zack Wheeler as he squares off against Kyle Kendrick in an early 12:10 PM matinee at Citi Field. Starting […]

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Connor’s Corner: While Tulowitzki Fits, Gonzalez Does Not

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Connor’s Corner: While Tulowitzki Fits, Gonzalez Does Not

All the buzz surrounding the Mets this week as the trade deadline fast approaches has been about Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. I wrote extensively yesterday about why he is a good trade target for the Mets. However, reports indicate it is far more likely the Mets acquire Tulowitzki’s teammate, outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. No one is […]

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Collins Doesn’t Sound Like A Big Fan Of Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Doesn’t Sound Like A Big Fan Of Wilmer Flores

The following transcript is courtesy of Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. It’s a conversation that just concluded between reporters and Terry Collins at Citi Field: Reporter: ”When you take a look at Wilmer Flores, when he was up here in May, when he played in five consecutive games, he hit. When he plays every other […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 0

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 0

The Mets (51-56) were shutout by the Phillies (47-60) on Tuesday night, losing 6-0 at Citi Field. Dillon Gee got the start for the Mets and was pretty solid, but his final line won’t reflect that. Dillon was charged with 5 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks in 6.2 innings in which he struck […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM #HammerHamels

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM #HammerHamels

The Mets continue their series against the Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Citi Field. Dillon Gee (4-3, 3.49) opposes left-hander Cole Hamels (5-5, 2.72) in the 7:10 PM matchup. In his last start, Gee lost, 9-1, against the Milwaukee Brewers on July 24 at Miller Park. He pitched 5.0 innings for the second consecutive start, his shortest […]

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