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Sherman: Mets Are Out On Furcal

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 8 Comments
Sherman: Mets Are Out On Furcal

Update 7:00 PM Well, so much for that, huh? According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, a Mets executive has told him that Furcal is no longer an option. The Mets are apparently concerned with his health. Furcal was supposed to start throwing this week. With Jhonny Peralta signed, Stephen Drew too expensive, […]

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Hot Stove Report: Rangers Will Consider Trading Profar, Nats Looking For Another Ace

An article by posted on November 6, 2013 0 Comments
Hot Stove Report: Rangers Will Consider Trading Profar, Nats Looking For Another Ace

The Rangers are letting teams know they will consider trading infielders Ian Kinsler, Elvis Andrus and highly regarded shortstop prospect Jurickson Profar, according to major league sources. They have also made it clear to other teams they are not trying to dump salary and are adamantly opposed to picking up any part of a contract in order […]

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Nationals and Phillies Will Target Ellsbury, Braves Increasing Payroll To $100 Million

An article by posted on November 1, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals and Phillies Will Target Ellsbury, Braves Increasing Payroll To $100 Million

The Phillies are targeting big-time free-agent outfielders and baseball people expect them to be in the mix for Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo, Nelson Cruz and possibly Curtis Granderson according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Phillies have a team built around superior starting pitching and veteran infielders, Heyman writes. But have a clear weakness in the outfield, where they got sub-par […]

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Nationals Officially Announce Matt Williams As Their New Manager

An article by posted on October 30, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals Officially Announce Matt Williams As Their New Manager

The Washington Nationals officially named Matt Williams as the team’s manager on Thursday, agreeing to terms on a multi-year contract with the five-time All-Star and former Arizona Diamondbacks coach. “I am thrilled to welcome Matt to our organization and am confident he is the best choice to lead the Nationals at this time,” general manager Mike Rizzo […]

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2014 First Year Player Draft Order Is Official, Mets Pick 10th

An article by posted on October 1, 2013 0 Comments
2014 First Year Player Draft Order Is Official, Mets Pick 10th

Now that all the sorting out has been completed, the Mets will officially be selecting in the No. 10 slot for the 2014 First Year Player Draft. The Mets “earn” a protected pick going into the 2013-14 offseason. Here’s the official order for next June’s first round which includes the consolation pick for the Toronto Blue […]

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Frank Francisco Suffers Thumb Injury

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Suffers Thumb Injury

Frank Francisco was removed from the first game of today’s doubleheader after injuring his right thumb on a hard come-backer off the bat of Logan Morrison. Christian Yelich scored on the play. David Aardsma replaced Francisco with a runner on second base and two outs in the eighth inning. Terry Collins said there was significant […]

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Marlins vs Mets: Niese Tries To End Mets Skid, Satin Sits Against LHP

An article by posted on September 13, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins vs Mets: Niese Tries To End Mets Skid, Satin Sits Against LHP

Marlins at Mets • 7:10 PM LHP Brad Hand (0-0, 0.00) vs. LHP Jon Niese (6-7, 3.86) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Zach Lutz – 3B Travis d’Arnaud – C Ruben Tejada – SS Jon Niese – LHP After being swept by the Nationals with Thursday’s 7-2 loss […]

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Mets Struggle Again, Swept By Nationals At Citi

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Struggle Again, Swept By Nationals At Citi

If an incompetent team loses in an empty stadium, but nobody is there to see it… do the anguished cries of Mets Fans everywhere make a sound? The Mets (64-81) lost to the Nationals (77-69) by a score of 7-2 Thursday afternoon, sealing a 4-game sweep for Washington on the road. Aaron Harang started for […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Harang Makes Mets Debut And Tries To Avoid A Four-Game Sweep

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals vs Mets: Harang Makes Mets Debut And Tries To Avoid A Four-Game Sweep

Nationals at Mets • 1:10 PM Tanner Roark (5-0, 0.94) vs. Aaron Harang (5-11, 5.76) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Mike Baxter – RF Anthony Recker – C Ruben Tejada – SS Aaron Harang – RHP The Mets are 23-30 since the […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Stop Slide, Mets Remember 9/11

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Stop Slide, Mets Remember 9/11

Nationals at Mets • 7:10 PM Zack Wheeler (7-4, 3.38) vs Dan Haren (8-13, 5.23) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Ruben Tejada – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Preview The Mets did better last night than […]

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