Tag: pitching

Astros Re-Sign Reliever Tony Sipp

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Re-Sign Reliever Tony Sipp

According to MLB Network, free agent reliever Tony Sipp will be heading back to Houston and has agreed to a deal with the Astros. No contract details were disclosed, and the deal is pending a physical. I’m sure Johnny-On-The-Spot Heyman will announce details soon. Update: Ken Rosenthal reports it’s a three-year, $18 million deal. Sipp […]

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Nationals Sign Oliver Perez To Two-Year, $7 Million Contract

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Oliver Perez To Two-Year, $7 Million Contract

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the Washington Nationals have signed free agent left-hander Oliver Perez to a two-year deal worth $7 million dollars. In his career as a starter and a reliever, Perez is 67-83 with a 4.44 ERA in 1,294 innings pitched. He has struck out 1,351 batters and walked 703, good for a […]

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What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

The Billion Dollar Boys Club? Not that it would have happened anyway, but Boston’s blockbuster signing of David Price Tuesday means there won’t be a trade of Matt Harvey to the Red Sox for shortstop Xander Bogaerts and outfielder Mookie Betts or Jackie Bradley. I was onboard for such a deal, and the Price signing […]

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Mets Plan To Tender and Keep Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Plan To Tender and Keep  Jenrry Mejia

Even though reliever Jenrry Mejia was suspended twice for performance enhancing drugs last season – including a current 162 game suspension that’ll continue into the 2016 season – the New York Mets plan to keep the arbitration-eligible Mejia and will not non-tender him at Wednesday’s deadline, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Mejia, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Who Says Cespedes Can’t Hit Good Pitching?

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Who Says Cespedes Can’t Hit Good Pitching?

An MMO Fan Shot by Peter S. I have to admit, I can’t believe how many fans are buying into the “Yoenis Cespedes can’t hit good pitching” rhetoric. We are playing right into the Front Office’s hands by believing he is not good and isn’t worth a contract this offseason. Well, I don’t fall into […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Tony Sipp, LHP

An article by posted on November 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Tony Sipp, LHP

Tony Sipp Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Left — Throws: Left Born: July 12, 1983 (Age 32) A I’ve mentioned in many of my recent articles, I believe the most glaring and pressing need for the New York Mets this offseason is bolstering the bullpen – and more specifically – acquiring a left-handed reliever. The two […]

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Bryce Harper Wins NL MVP, Tips His Cap To Mets

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Wins NL MVP, Tips His Cap To Mets

Bryce Harper was named the National League Most Valuable Player on Thursday night, becoming the youngest unanimous MVP winner in baseball history. Harper, 23, got all 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The Nationals’ three-time All Star led the majors in slugging percentage (.649), OBP (.460), OPS (1.109) and fWAR (9.9) […]

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Syndergaard Wants To Be A Met For Life

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Wants To Be A Met For Life

Following his excellent rookie season, Noah Syndergaard reflected on his time with New York and hopes that he could be a Met for life. Syndergaard says that he loves pitching in New York and never wants to leave. “When I came here for the (2013) Futures Game we went to Times Square and I thought it […]

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Michael Cuddyer Says Mets Are Ready For This Moment

An article by posted on October 30, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Says Mets Are Ready For This Moment

Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer spoke to reporters at Citi Field about overcoming being down two games to none and beating the Kansas City Royals. He says Noah Syndergaard is ready for tonight’s challenge and that the team is ready for this moment. Do you think perhaps the media and the fans are getting too down […]

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Collins Discusses Mets Struggles, Syndergaard, Lagares, Uribe, Citi Field Impact

An article by posted on October 29, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Discusses Mets Struggles, Syndergaard, Lagares, Uribe, Citi Field Impact

Are Kansas City pitchers really this dominating or is your offense really struggling? Well, again, in postseason you face good pitching. That’s how the other team gets here. With that good pitching comes some rough at-bats at times. And they have pitched us very, very well. So I see both. The other day I thought in […]

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