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Greed is Good… Except If You’re A Baseball Fan

An article by posted on January 31, 2016 0 Comments
Greed is Good… Except If You’re A Baseball Fan

If you’re Gordon Gekko greed is good. If you’re Bernie Sanders greed is bad. If you’re a baseball fan you wonder if MLB’s greed has a direct impact on winning the World Series. Although none of us like to admit it Baseball is a business. But what happens when the desire to make a buck […]

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The Sustainability Doctrine And The 2016 Mets

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
The Sustainability Doctrine And The 2016 Mets

Sustainability. Wikipedia tells us: In ecology, sustainability is the capacity to endure; it is how biological systems remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. It seems like every time a member of the Mets front office is questioned about the possibility of the Mets inking a […]

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Jon Niese Just Couldn’t Resist, Takes Shot At Mets Defense

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese Just Couldn’t Resist, Takes Shot At Mets Defense

Jon Niese didn’t take his trade to the Pittsburgh Pirates too bad. In fact, you could say he sounded like a guy who was relieved to be putting the /New York Mets behind him.’ Never being one to hide his emotions, especially if his defense let him down, Niese told Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh […]

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Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, Jose Miguel Fernandez has defected from Cuba in hopes of pursuing a MLB contract. Fernandez was rated as the number three overall Cuban prospect by Badler prior to the season, and he’s expected to be in high demand around the league. While he’s not a huge homerun threat, […]

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Hot Stove: Mariners Discussing Marcell Ozuna Trade With Marlins

An article by posted on November 25, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Mariners Discussing Marcell Ozuna Trade With Marlins

Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna has been a frequent subject of rumors this offseason, and it appears one team has emerged as a potential landing spot. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reported Tuesday evening that the Seattle Mariners are discussing a deal to acquire outfielder Marcell Ozuna from the Miami Marlins. Beat reporter Joe Frisaro of MLB.com  […]

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Looks Like Jurickson Profar Is Back In The Spotlight

An article by posted on November 25, 2015 0 Comments
Looks Like Jurickson Profar Is Back In The Spotlight

After missing the past two years due to injuries, former top prospect Jurickson Profar is back on the radar. Profar had a solid showing in the Arizona Fall League this year, and was named to the All-AFL team by Mike Rosenbaum of MLB.com. “Profar is finally beginning to look like the same player who ranked […]

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Sporting News Names Matt Harvey NL Comeback Player of the Year

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Sporting News Names Matt Harvey NL Comeback Player of the Year

New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has been named the Sporting News NL Comeback Player of the Year. The award was voted on by MLB players, who had Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez finishing in second place. 1. Matt Harvey, Mets — 72 2. Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies — 66 3. Joey Votto, Reds — 25 4. […]

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The Massive Monetary Implications Of A Winning Mets Team

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
The Massive Monetary Implications Of A Winning Mets Team

Regardless of what your thoughts are concerning former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, as a Mets fan you have to consider the fact that he may have had more of an impact on your team’s fortunes than you realize. The Mets in 2010 were a mess with two sub .500 seasons coming on the heels of […]

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Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

While this is one of the last things I want to discuss on the verge of what has just happened, it might be something to keep in the back of our minds. Arash Markazi of ESPN wrote a nice piece about the evolution of celebrations in baseball, detailing the progression from beer to the champagne […]

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Mets Add Matt Reynolds To NLDS Roster, Ruben Tejada Won’t Require Surgery

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Matt Reynolds To NLDS Roster, Ruben Tejada Won’t Require Surgery

The New York Mets officially announced they have added infielder Matt Reynolds to their National League Division Series roster after the unfortunate injury to Ruben Tejada in Game 2 of the series. The Mets also announced that Tejada will not require surgery. So great to hear that, Tim Stauffer was designated for assignment to make […]

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Bad Umpiring And Big Payouts Make For a Dangerous Mix On the Field

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Bad Umpiring And Big Payouts Make For a Dangerous Mix On the Field

It took MLB years of wrangling to institute a policy for home plate collisions after Buster Posey was sidelined by a particularly brutal one in May of 2011. The rule states: A runner may not run out of a direct line to the plate in order to initiate contact with the catcher, or any player, […]

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