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Strat-O-Matic: After Losing First Two Games, Mets Come Roaring Back To Win World Series

An article by posted on October 29, 2015 0 Comments
Strat-O-Matic: After Losing First Two Games, Mets Come Roaring Back To Win World Series

Just an update to say, so far Strat-O-Matic has pretty much nailed it. Now all we have to do is take the next four as they projected. LGM Strat-O-Matic, the industry leader in sports simulation games for the past 50-plus years, simulated the outcome of this year’s World Series between the New York Mets and […]

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Media Day: Collins Said Nothing New, But Yost Had Plenty To Say About Mets

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Media Day: Collins Said Nothing New, But Yost Had Plenty To Say About Mets

Hi everyone… I was going to transcribe what Terry Collins had to say to reporters during Media Day at Kauffman Stadium, and about a third of the way through I thought, “There’s nothing new here. Nothing interesting at all. Nothing he hasn’t said a dozen times in the last five days.” Frustrated, I decided to […]

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MMO Original: Mister Cespedes, MVP

An article by posted on September 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: Mister Cespedes, MVP

Being decades older than Yoenis Cespedes would ordinarily mean that, if I met him, I would call him by his first name. But now, now, after I finish dropping to my knees in awe, I could only call him something ordinarily reserved for my elders. Mister Cespedes.  Think of the indignant Sidney Poitier with that […]

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Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

It was nice to see Jon Niese get some recognition in the New York Post today, who named him the Mets MVP for the month of April. His only competition as I saw it was Dillon Gee who also turned in a superb first month of the season. Mike Puma writes: In each of his five […]

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NL West Preview: Can Anybody Stop The Dodgers?

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
NL West Preview: Can Anybody Stop The Dodgers?

The National League West showcases the team that many believe are the favorites to win the World Series heading into 2014. How often though do we see a team that “everybody” agrees is the team to beat slip to reality when injuries and such come knocking on their door? Are the Dodgers going to fall […]

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Yankees Sign Tanaka To Seven Year, $155 Million Contract

An article by posted on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Tanaka To Seven Year, $155 Million Contract

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that Masahiro Tanaka is heading to the New York Yankees after agreeing to a whopping seven year, $155 million dollar contract. Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that Tanaka will earn $22 million in each season of the contract except the final season, when his salary […]

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Mariners Seal The Deal With 10-Year, $240 Million For Cano

An article by posted on December 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mariners Seal The Deal With 10-Year, $240 Million For Cano

Enrique Rojas of ESPN is reporting that Cano and Mariners agreed to a 10 year deal worth $240 million dollars. That is an ungodly amount of money. Earlier this morning, it was reported that talks had broken down after Seattle made an offer of nine years and $225 million, according to Mark Feinsand and Bill Madden […]

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Phillies Re-Sign Carlos Ruiz To Three Year, $26 Million Deal

An article by posted on November 18, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies Re-Sign Carlos Ruiz To Three Year, $26 Million Deal

According to the Philadelphia Enquirer, free agent catcher Carlos Ruiz will remain with the only team he’s ever played for as the Phillies inked him to a three-year, $26 million deal. Ruiz will turn 35 in January, batted .268/.320/.368 with five homers and 37 RBI this past season. In 2012, Ruiz hit .325/.394/.540 with 32 doubles, 16 […]

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MLB Announces Finalists For Cy Young, MVP, Rookie of the Year Awards

An article by posted on November 5, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Announces Finalists For Cy Young, MVP, Rookie of the Year Awards

The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) just announced the top three finalists for American League and National League Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, and Most Valuable Player awards. National League Rookie of the Year Jose Fernandez, SP, Marlins Shelby Miller, SP, Cardinals Yasiel Puig, OF, Dodgers American League Rookie of the […]

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Vladimir Guerrero, Steve Phillips, And What Could Have Been

An article by posted on September 15, 2013 0 Comments
Vladimir Guerrero, Steve Phillips, And What Could Have Been

After a brilliant 16-year career, outfielder Vladimir Guerrero announced his retirement this weekend, according to Hector Gomez of the Dominican Listin Diario. While he never made it to those almost automatic Hall of Fame thresholds of 3,000 hits or 500 home runs, it will be hard to keep his .318/.379/.553 career slash line out of Cooperstown. […]

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