Tag: Phillies

Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang to the Phillies?

An article by posted on December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang to the Phillies?

I spoke with a former MMO Writer who has since left our merry group to join a newspaper in Philadelphia covering the Phillies. Boo… Bah… Humbug… During our conversation he went onto telling me not to be shocked if the Phillies are the mystery team who won the bidding for Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang. “I’m […]

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Mets Announce John Mayberry Signing, DFA Gonzalez Germen

An article by posted on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce John Mayberry Signing, DFA Gonzalez Germen

As was widely expected, to make room on the 40-man roster for outfielder John Mayberry Jr. the Mets have designated right-hander Gonzalez Germen for assignment. Germen spent parts of two seasons in the Mets’ bullpen, posting a combined 4.31 ERA with 64 strikeouts in 65 innings. December 12 Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirms […]

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Jimmy Rollins Traded To Dodgers

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Jimmy Rollins Traded To Dodgers

Great news! No more Jimmy Rollins to the Mets posts… He’s been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers and will replace the departed Hanley Ramirez. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly is reporting that an industry source says the trade is a done deal. Rollins reportedly waived his 10-and-5 rights to accept the trade, something he […]

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Diamondbacks To Sign Yasmany Tomas

An article by posted on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Diamondbacks To Sign Yasmany Tomas

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a six year, $68.5 million dollar deal with outfielder Yasmany Tomas. Tomas will get an almost identical contract to Jose Abreu, who defected from Cuba and signed with the White Sox last season. The 24-year old slugger projects to be a corner outfield power threat, who will fit in […]

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Braves Enter Yasmani Tomas Sweepstakes

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
Braves Enter Yasmani Tomas Sweepstakes

The Atlanta Braves have jumped into the mix for 24-year-old Cuban free agent Yasmani Tomas, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. He is scheduled to hold a private workout for Braves scouts and officials in the coming days Heyman says that the Braves could qualify as a surprise team and that they recently made room […]

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Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

An article by posted on October 29, 2014 0 Comments
Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

Only five days after opting out of his contract with Tampa Bay, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Joe Maddon will become the new manager of the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs and agent Alan Nero denied that a deal is done, but people familiar with the dealings say that it is certain to […]

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Yasmani Tomas Granted Free Agency, Can Now Sign With Any Team

An article by posted on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Yasmani Tomas Granted Free Agency, Can Now Sign With Any Team

Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas has been granted free agency by Major League Baseball, according to a his agent, Jay Alou. He is now free to sign with any club. Unfortunately, his potential $100 million deal takes the Mets out of the picture. Tomas has already had private workouts with the Phillies, Rangers and Giants who are each considered to […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets and Phillies play the rubber game of the weekend series this afternoon at Citi Field. Dillon Gee  (5-6, 3.77) is tasked with the start for the Mets, while A.J. Burnett (7-14, 4.30) opposes him for Philadelphia. First pitch is at 1:10 PM. Curtis Granderson gets a day off after starting 23 straight games. He is 1-for-17 on the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets and Phillies continue their three-game series at 7:10 pm ET on Saturday at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (12-10, 3.82 ERA) will take the hill for the Mets and be opposed by RHP Jerome Williams (2-5, 6.71) for the Phillies. Over his last six starts, the Colon has compiled a 2.88 ERA in 40.2 innings […]

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That Thing You Do

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
That Thing You Do

After setup man Jeurys Familia pitched a scoreless eighth inning, closer Jenrry Mejia struck out the side in the ninth for his 20th save of the season as the Mets beat the Phillies last night at Citi Field. Mejia, who has now had three straight scoreless appearances, entered with a three-run lead and looked dominating. […]

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