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MMO Game Thread: A’s vs Mets. 7:10 PM

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: A’s vs Mets. 7:10 PM

After a day off on Monday, the New York Mets are back in action for brief sprint series against the Oakland A’s.  First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (7-5, 3.88) who has been excellent over his last several starts, goes up against Scott Kazmir (9-2, 2.08) in what could […]

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ESPN NY: Chris Young Could Be Cut When Lagares Returns

An article by posted on June 23, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN NY: Chris Young Could Be Cut When Lagares Returns

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Juan Lagares‘ rehab tour has shifted to Double-A Binghamton, and the Mets are eyeing Thursday for the center fielder’s activation from the disabled list. Rubin adds that a team insider acknowledged Chris Young‘s “days are numbered” with the organization, which is prepared to eat the remainder of this year’s $7.25 […]

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Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Chris Young sees parallels between his subpar start last season with the Oakland Athletics, which resulted in reduced playing time, and his current status with the Mets. “It’s a little similar with the playing time and with the gaps in between at-bats that I’ve had from time to time,” Young tells […]

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Oakland Athletics Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Oakland Athletics Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

With ulnar collateral ligament tears occurring at higher rates than the common cold, it seems like every team is holding their breath, hoping their projected rotation stays intact as opening day approaches. The Oakland Athletics’ Jarrod Parker is the most recent pitcher to eventually have to succumb to the knife of Dr. James Andrews. With […]

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The Secret Formula To Winning Baseball Is Finally Revealed

An article by posted on October 23, 2013 0 Comments
The Secret Formula To Winning Baseball Is Finally Revealed

There has been a lot of chatter since the 2013 season has come to an end, regarding which model the Mets should be following in order to build winning baseball. Should they follow the Oakland Athletics model? How about the San Francisco Giants? Let’s try the Boston Red Sox… The truth is there is no […]

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A Day At The Cages With Murphy And Hudgens

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
A Day At The Cages With Murphy And Hudgens

  To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of their batting glove, the executives at Franklin Sports held a celebratory private batting clinic with Mets second baseman, Daniel Murphy, and team batting coach, Dave Hudgens, for a few contest winners and a number of media representatives. This one hour batting session gave viewers a first-hand chance to […]

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MMO Mailbag: Who Is Bill Rigney?

An article by posted on March 24, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Who Is Bill Rigney?

Dan in Whitestone asks… Can you please tell me why there is always some debate on your site about Bill Rigney and his connection to Sandy Alderson? I don’t understand why this is always such a hot debate on Metsmerized and was wondering if you could educate me a little on this. Joe D. says… […]

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Some Things To Watch For This Playoff Season

An article by posted on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Some Things To Watch For This Playoff Season

I am reminded of that Christmas song…”it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” It doesn’t get any better than playoff time. I’m bummed that the Mets aren’t playing significant baseball again this fall, but I guess it does give us an opportunity to sit back and enjoy these games and celebrate this great game […]

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Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

The A’s have signed Jason Pridie to a minor league deal, tweets Adam Rubin. Jason Pridie, who was removed from the Mets’ 40-man roster last week, has signed as a free agent with the Oakland Athletics on a minor league deal, according to his agents from Sosnick Cobbe sports. Pridie, 28, appeared in 101 games for the Mets […]

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Mets Claim A’s Lefty Reliever Jay Marshall

An article by posted on January 8, 2010 0 Comments

Today, the Mets claimed LHP Jay Marshall off waivers from the Oakland Athletics after they designated him for assignment on Wednesday. The 26-year-old left-hander was 0-2 with a 14.73 ERA in 10 relief appearances last season for the A’s, but was slowed and hampered by shoulder tendinitis. He fared much better in the minors where […]

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