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Will Daniel Murphy Be A Formidable Opponent

An article by posted on March 3, 2016 0 Comments
Will Daniel Murphy Be A Formidable Opponent

(Photo: Anthony DiComo, MLB.com) In a few minutes, the Mets will play their first Spring Training game of the season. It also marks the first time the Mets will face Daniel Murphy as a member of the Nationals. It’s a good thing the game will not be televised because I’m not sure my eyes can handle it. I’m hoping […]

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Murphy “Feels Pretty Good” In Nationals Uniform

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Murphy “Feels Pretty Good” In Nationals Uniform

Second baseman Daniel Murphy arrived to camp for the Washington Nationals on Sunday and said he feels very comfortable in his new uniform after spending seven years with the Mets. “I know this red feels pretty good,” Murphy told reporters. “I like that part of it.” Murphy jokingly said he feels like he’s always known his new […]

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No Ugly Ducklings In This Mets Rotation

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
No Ugly Ducklings In This Mets Rotation

I remember watching the Munsters when I was a kid and even then I didn’t understand the whole Marilyn Munster thing. In what world was she more attractive than Lily? I mean I understand Lily is undead and all, but come on. Sometimes I’d see Al Lewis (sad that he passed) sweeping the sidewalk on […]

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How Much Did Cespedes Leave On Table To Stay With The Mets

An article by posted on January 27, 2016 0 Comments
How Much Did Cespedes Leave On Table To Stay With The Mets

Disclaimer: This is my last post about Cespedes, I promise (probably). Also, I love Cespedes. Pointing out that he didn’t take a discount is not in any way a “knock” on him… I just want to correct a misconception. * * * The public perception is that by taking the Mets three year, $75 million […]

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Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

Latest update, 11 p.m. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is now reporting that the Mets and Yoenis Cespedes are “closing in” on a deal According to Rosenthal, the deal will be in the range of three years and $70 million with an opt-out after year one. 10 p.m. update: According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the infamous […]

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Featured Article: FanGraphs Projects 84 Win Season For Mets

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: FanGraphs Projects 84 Win Season For Mets

FanGraphs posted their preseason projections for the 2016 season on Tuesday, and surprisingly they have the New York Mets projected for an 84-78 record. The Chicago Cubs tops the National League with 95 wins, followed by the Dodgers with 90, Nationals with 88, and the Giants with 86. The Mets are tied with the Cardinals and […]

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Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

If the Nationals are really honest with themselves, they will admit that Yoenis Cespedes is for them exactly as Sandy Alderson described him for the Mets – a round peg in a square hole. To be sure, a round peg can actually fit into a square hole.  But it requires coming to terms – sooner […]

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Comparing Neil Walker and Daniel Murphy Projections

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Comparing Neil Walker and Daniel Murphy Projections

Like most people, I like to look at all the preseason projections at this time of the year as we get ready for a new season of baseball, and of course I’m particularly interested in how all these projection models view the Mets. While much attention has been made about the recently released projected standings […]

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Mets’ Hardest Throwing Rotation Ranked MLB’s Best

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets’ Hardest Throwing Rotation Ranked MLB’s Best

We wanted to update this article with a quote by ESPN’s Buster Olney who ranked the Mets rotation as the best in baseball today. “Of the National League’s top five hardest-throwing starters with at least 140 big league innings in 2015, the Mets have three of them: Noah Syndergaard, whose fastball averaged 97.1 mph; Matt Harvey […]

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Braves Agree To One-Year Deal With Kelly Johnson

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Agree To One-Year Deal With Kelly Johnson

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. The deal is pending a physical. Jon Heyman reports that the contract is worth $2 million dollars with the potential for $1.25 million more in incentives. Johnson, 34, split last season between the Braves and Mets, batting […]

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