Tag: National League

Cespedes Producing At A Record Pace

An article by posted on May 9, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Producing At A Record Pace

Yoenis Cespedes continued to flex his muscle and power the New York Mets offense on Sunday, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run in a 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres. Petco Park can be a death knell for sluggers, but it couldn’t contain Cespedes who went 5-for-18 with four walks, three home runs, […]

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Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games

Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon was suspended 80 games early Friday morning after he tested positive for two types of performance-enhancing drugs, Major League Baseball announced. Gordon, 28, was found to have taken exogenous Testosterone and Clostebol, a modified form of testosterone A two-time All-Star, Gordon signed a five-year, $50 million contract extension in […]

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Lucas Duda: A Big Reason Why Mets Will Return To World Series

An article by posted on March 24, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda: A Big Reason Why Mets Will Return To World Series

Ask a Mets fan which team is going to represent the National League in the World Series, and you know what their answer will be. In a clubhouse full of confident guys like Matt Harvey, you know to a man the Mets believe they are returning to the World Series. You know who else agrees that […]

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Bryce Harper Tabs Mets As The Team To Beat

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Tabs Mets As The Team To Beat

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper said today, that the New York Mets are the team to beat in the National League this season. “We’re definitely looking forward to the challenge,” Harper told Washington beat reporters. “The team to beat are the Mets. That’s what it is right now. They kicked the crap out of our division last year, and […]

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David Wright: We’re The Hunted Ones Now

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright: We’re The Hunted Ones Now

Mets third baseman David Wright has a clear and distinct message for his teammates as Spring Training is set to begin in Port St. Lucie in five days. In an exclusive interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, Wright says he understands the battle ahead. “The postseason is addicting, but we have a […]

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Manfred: DH Not Coming To The National League

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Manfred: DH Not Coming To The National League

In an interview with Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said the National League will not adopt the designated hitter. “The most likely result on the designated hitter for the foreseeable future is the status quo,” Manfred said. “I think the vast majority of clubs in the National League want to stay where […]

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Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

Yoenis Cespedes is coming back to Flushing after the Mets stunned everyone and agreed to a three year, $75 million dollar deal with a first year opt-out clause on Friday night. The right-handed slugger hit .291/.328/.542 with 35 homers, 42 doubles and 105 RBI last season, including a .287/.337/.604 slash line with 17 homers, 14 […]

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David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

Is the momentum building? In an interview with the NY Daily News’ Kristie Ackert, David Wright now says he would like to see Yoenis Cespedes return to Queens for the 2016 season. I will put my name behind the statement that Yo was a good teammate on the field and a great teammate off the field,” […]

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Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Denard Span

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Denard Span

According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, the San Francisco Giants have agreed on a three-year deal with free agent outfielder Denard Span. The deal is worth $31 million guaranteed, includes $5 million in incentives, and is pending a physical. Span had an injury plagued 2015, playing in only 61 games for the Nationals. However, he was […]

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Baseball America Tabs Sandy Alderson MLB Exec of the Year

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America Tabs Sandy Alderson MLB Exec of the Year

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Baseball America is set to name New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson as Major League Baseball’s executive of the year. Nothing yet on the BA site, but Rubin has close to ties to them so it should be officially announced shortly. ** Scratch that lest sentence, here […]

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Alderson Praises Fans For Their Passion, Proud Of Homegrown Stars

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Praises Fans For Their Passion, Proud Of Homegrown Stars

With the Mets headed to the World Series, Sandy Alderson couldn’t be more grateful for the team’s passionate fan base. They supported the team through many difficult seasons, and they have been waiting for years to finally see a winner. “New York has been patient with us, and loyal,” he said after the game. “Our […]

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