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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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Zobrist Turned Down More Money From Nationals and Giants

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Zobrist Turned Down More Money From Nationals and Giants

James Wagner of the Washington Post reports that Ben Zobrist turned down more money from the Nationals and Giants in order to sign with the Cubs. The Giants and Nationals each offered $60 million over four years, but Zobrist decided to sign with Chicago for $56 million over four years. Zobrist turned down the Nationals […]

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Hot Stove: Tigers Agree To Deal With RHP Jordan Zimmermann

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Tigers Agree To Deal With RHP Jordan Zimmermann

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a deal with free agent RHP Jordan Zimmermann. The former Washington Nationals rotation mainstay will receive a five year deal worth $110 million dollars. Zimmermann, 29, posted a 3.66 ERA and 1.205 WHIP in 33 starts for the Nats this season, with […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 3:10 PM – This Is It!

An article by posted on October 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 3:10 PM – This Is It!

Losers of five straight games, the New York Mets will try to end the regular season on a high note this afternoon when they take on the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom (14-8, 2.60) will have his final regular-season tune-up with an abbreviated start against Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark (4-7, 4.63) at 3:10 PM. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 7:10 PM, Game 2

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 7:10 PM, Game 2

After being washed out on Friday, the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals will play a day-night doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 1:10 PM at Citi Field. The second game is scheduled to begin at 7:10 PM. RHP Noah Syndergaard (9-7, 3.34) will take the mound for the Mets in Game 1 and he […]

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Tonight’s Mets vs Nationals Game Postponed, Doubleheader Saturday

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
Tonight’s Mets vs Nationals Game Postponed, Doubleheader Saturday

Tonight’s game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals has been postponed due to rain. The two teams will play a day-night doubleheader on Saturday. The team announced that Noah Syndergaard will start the first game at 1:10 PM while Matt Harvey will pitch game two at 7:10 PM. Sandy Alderson told reporters that if […]

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Magic Number 5: Nationals Are Done, Williams Is Done, Mets On Verge Of Clinching Division

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
Magic Number 5: Nationals Are Done, Williams Is Done, Mets On Verge Of Clinching Division

Things could be worse… You could be the Houston Astros… Or the Washington Nationals. Like I tweeted out last night, I don’t care if we back in or if we bash down the front door, last night the Nationals lost and despite our listless play of late, the Mets magic number is down to five […]

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