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Niese Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

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Niese Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

According to Joel Sherman on Twitter, the Yankees have signed Jon Niese to a minor league deal after a physical. Sherman also reports that the Yankees had been interested in lefties Boone Logan and Jerry Blevins but they were deemed too expensive. Niese, 30, was ineffective with the Mets and Pirates this season, going 8-7 with a 5.50 […]

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Is Andrew McCutchen Worth The Risk?

An article by posted on 21/12/2016 0 Comments
Is Andrew McCutchen Worth The Risk?

Until the 2016 season, Andrew McCutchen was considered a superstar, and given his part in the Pirates resurgence from their 21 consecutive losing seasons, he was one of the most important players in baseball. This is reflected in McCutchen finishing in the Top 5 in National League MVP voting for four consecutive seasons with him […]

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Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

An article by posted on 20/12/2016 0 Comments
Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to engage the New York Mets on acquiring one of Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce, reports Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. No word on who in particular the Mets may be asking for in return, but it’s no secret they are hoping to flip one of their outfielders for a […]

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NL East Report: Nationals Are Pursuing McCutchen, Sale, Melancon

An article by posted on 05/12/2016 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals Are Pursuing McCutchen, Sale, Melancon

There is a lot of chatter about the Mets going into the Winter Meetings, but if you zoom out a bit, there has been more chatter about the National League East than any other division. The Mets are on track to be healthy going into 2017, and if they are, they will be in a […]

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Roberto Clemente: The Legend Behind the Award

An article by posted on 30/09/2016 0 Comments
Roberto Clemente: The Legend Behind the Award

Throughout Baseball’s glorious history there have been hundreds of players idolized in their hometown. Occasionally, but seldom, does a player come along whose greatness extends beyond the city where they play. And then there’s Roberto Clemente, the first ballplayer to be revered on two continents. On the final day of the 1972 season, September 30th, […]

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Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

An article by posted on 29/08/2016 0 Comments
Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

The Mets have drastically improved their position in the standings over the last week. They have won six of their last eight games, and now sit just 2.5 games behind the Cardinals for the second Wild Card spot. They have become the hottest team in contention over the last week, and have injected newfound hope […]

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Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

An article by posted on 30/07/2016 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

Updated – July 30 The Washington Nationals have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Lefthanded reliever Felipe Rivero is heading to the Bucs along with LHP Taylor Hearn, writes Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Nats stuck to their guns on not wanting to move any of […]

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

An article by posted on 16/06/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Thursday, June 16, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Juan Nicasio (5-5, 5.34) vs. RHP Bartolo Colon (5-3, 3.08) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets and Pirates play the rubber game of their series tonight at Citi. After dropping the opener 4-0 with very little offense, […]

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Mets Changed Their Offensive Approach And It Paid Off Last Night

An article by posted on 16/06/2016 0 Comments
Mets Changed Their Offensive Approach And It Paid Off Last Night

Following yesterday’s rout of the Pirates, ESPN’s Adam Rubin reported that hitting coach Kevin Long had a “get-together” with his players before the game to discuss their collective approach at the plate. Long’s words must have hit home, as the Mets pounded out 11 runs on 19 hits, both season highs for the club. For […]

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MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets – Lagares Scratched, Johnson In LF

An article by posted on 15/06/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets – Lagares Scratched, Johnson In LF

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. LHP Jeff Locke (5-4, 5.38) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (6-2, 2.00) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets dropped their third game in a row last night as they were shutout out 4-0 in the series opener against the […]

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