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MLB Considers Changing Order of Batting Practice

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
MLB Considers Changing Order of Batting Practice

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Commissioners Office and the Players Association are in talks to change the order of batting practice. As it stands right now, the home team takes BP first, then the visitors. Under this new order, the home team would hit second, with the visitors hitting first. […]

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MLB To Test New Extra-Innings Rules in Rookie Ball

An article by posted on February 9, 2017 0 Comments
MLB To Test New Extra-Innings Rules in Rookie Ball

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Major League Baseball is planning on testing out a rule change, first being implemented in Rookie Ball. The rule puts forward that a runner would automatically be placed on second base at the start of extra innings. This rule has been used before, as it has been used in international […]

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Opinion: Stay Bruce? Fine By Me

An article by posted on January 27, 2017 0 Comments
Opinion: Stay Bruce? Fine By Me

According to the New York Post the Mets have informed Jay Bruce they plan to start the season with him as their everyday right fielder. And thus concludes BruceGate 2017 (Maybe? Is it really over?). The prospect of Bruce being with the Mets on Opening Day doesn’t really bother me. Why? Generally, I refuse to […]

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Where Does The Mets Lineup Stack Up In 2017?

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Where Does The Mets Lineup Stack Up In 2017?

Buster Olney, in an article exclusive to ESPN Insiders, concluded his offseason Top 10 feature by ranking the best lineups in major league baseball heading into the 2017 season. The ranking was based on input from executives representing all 30 MLB front offices. This latest entry in this series is entitled: Top MLB Lineups: Which Batting […]

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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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Braves Schedule Bartolo Colon Bobblehead Night When Mets Come To Town

An article by posted on January 8, 2017 0 Comments
Braves Schedule Bartolo Colon Bobblehead Night When Mets Come To Town

MLB teams announced their bobblehead giveaways in celebration of National Bobblehead Day on Saturday. And wouldn’t you know it, the Atlanta Braves are planning a Bartolo Colon Bobblehead Night in 2017. Friday, June 9 #BravesBobble: Bartolo Colon bobblehead night featuring his signature pitching motion! #NationalBobbleheadDay pic.twitter.com/zD9QNJDCXJ — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) January 7, 2017 On June […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Was Far Better Than You Think

An article by posted on January 7, 2017 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Was Far Better Than You Think

I really wasn’t planning on writing anything today, but a piece I read by ESPN’s Buster Olney really gnawed at me, and one of the benefits of being a blogger is that I can react whenever I feel like it and have something to say. So anyway, Olney has been rolling out this offseason feature, […]

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Manfred: Alderson Has Done A Phenomenal Job Rebuilding The Mets

An article by posted on December 27, 2016 0 Comments
Manfred: Alderson Has Done A Phenomenal Job Rebuilding The Mets

In an exclusive interview, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred spoke with Daily News columnist John Harper, and also spoke candidly about the Mets GM. Asked whether he thought New York has become a Mets town as opposed to a Yankees one, Manfred offered some high praise for the Mets and Sandy Alderson in particular. “I think […]

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Steven Matz is Elite, The Center Fielder You Want to Trade Him For Isn’t

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz is Elite, The Center Fielder You Want to Trade Him For Isn’t

An MMO Fan Shot by Sidd Finch On July 30, 2004, the Mets committed one of the greatest blunders in their history by trading top left-handed pitching prospect Scott Kazmir to the Rays for the veteran Victor Zambrano. The deal was intended to fill a perceived immediate need, but it didn’t take long to see […]

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Nimmo And Conforto On Italy’s Preliminary WBC Roster

An article by posted on December 13, 2016 0 Comments
Nimmo And Conforto On Italy’s Preliminary WBC Roster

Per Anthony DiComo on Twitter, both Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo are on Team Italy’s preliminary roster for the World Baseball Classic. It is unclear yet if they will play. With Conforto’s agents not letting him play winter ball, it is unlikely he will play in the WBC, but possible. There is a better chance […]

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