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Evaluating the Cespedes for Fulmer Trade, One Year Later

An article by posted on July 31, 2016 0 Comments
Evaluating the Cespedes for Fulmer Trade, One Year Later

A year ago today, the Mets sent shock waves across the baseball world, acquiring star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes for pitching prospect Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa just ten minutes before the trade deadline. At the time of the trade, Cespedes was in the midst of a career season with the Detroit Tigers, hitting for average […]

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Yankees Acquire Former Met Clippard From D’Backs

An article by posted on July 31, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Acquire Former Met Clippard From D’Backs

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag on Twitter, the Yankees have acquired former Met Tyler Clippard from the Diamondbacks. In return, the Diamondbacks are receiving pitching prospect Vicente Campos from the Yankees, reports MLB.com’s Steve Gilbert on Twitter. Clippard, 31, signed a two-year, $12.25 million contract with the Diamondbacks this past offseason, but hasn’t been […]

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Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

An article by posted on July 30, 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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The Mets Wasted Jacob deGrom’s Gem

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Wasted Jacob deGrom’s Gem

The New York Mets wasted a great effort from Jacob deGrom. A start where many eyes were on the deGrominator after his previous poor outing in which he showed a decrease in velocity. Jake put all those issues to rest as yet again he put forth a great performance. His offense and closer betrayed him […]

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Nine Potential Mets Bullpen Targets

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
Nine Potential Mets Bullpen Targets

Adding a middle reliever before the Aug. 1 trade deadline “has become a near certainty” for the Mets, according to what team officials have told Newsday’s Marc Carig. “The reality is as you move through the season, bullpens get taxed,” Mets assistant general manager John Ricco told Newsday. “Certainly, this year, we’re looking toward fortifying […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies at 1:35 PM (Cespedes Back!)

An article by posted on July 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies at 1:35 PM (Cespedes Back!)

Sunday, July 17, 2016 • 1:35 p.m. Citizens Bank Park • Philadelphia, PA RHP Jacob deGrom (5-4, 2.61) vs. RHP Zach Eflin (2-2, 4.08)  PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM After Saturday night’s 4-2 loss to Philadelphia, the Mets slipped to 7 games behind the NL East leading Nationals. They will turn […]

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5 Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
5 Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters today at Nationals Park in DC and addressed some of the issues making headlines over the last 24 hours. 1. Left-hander Steven Matz does have a bone spur in his pitching elbow, but he will attempt to pitch through it. Alderson said the bone spur will not […]

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

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Royals vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Ian Kennedy (5-5, 4.17) vs. RHP Bartolo Colon (6-3, 3.01) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets have lost three straight games and are 4-6 in their last 10 games. Starting tonight, New York will play 20 straight […]

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Collins Not Losing Hope Despite Falling 6 Games Out

An article by posted on June 19, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Not Losing Hope Despite Falling 6 Games Out

With the Mets six games behind the Nationals, Terry Collins says isn’t time to panic yet. The Mets have dropped two games in a row to the last place Braves, but Collins believes his team will turn things around very soon. “We’ve got [the first-place Washington Nationals] seven times over the next [three] weeks,” the Mets manager said […]

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It’s Too Early To Hit The Panic Button

An article by posted on June 15, 2016 0 Comments
It’s Too Early To Hit The Panic Button

Look, I get it. The Mets have been playing less than .500 baseball for over a month and a half. They have a 19-21 record since May 1 and find themselves five games behind the division-leading Washington Nationals. This is not unfamiliar territory for the Mets, we’ve seen this before in 2015 and we all […]

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