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Mets Banking That Extra Rest Will Right Jacob deGrom

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Banking That Extra Rest Will Right Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom didn’t start last night because GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins believe he’s been off his last two starts – 13 runs on 25 hits – due to fatigue. Let’s hope they are right, because if it is anything else the Mets might be sunk. It’s staggering to think any pitcher could […]

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Ynoa Pitches Perfect Inning, Earns Win In Big League Debut

An article by posted on August 14, 2016 0 Comments
Ynoa Pitches Perfect Inning, Earns Win In Big League Debut

Gabriel Ynoa made his major league debut on Saturday night and earned his first career major league win after pitching 1.0 scoreless inning against the San Diego Padres. The Mets won the game 3-2 in 11 innings. The last Mets pitcher to make his major league debut as a reliever and pick up the win was […]

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Mets Playoff Hopes Will Rely On Their Pitching

An article by posted on August 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Playoff Hopes Will Rely On Their Pitching

Coming into this season it was reported everywhere as if the Mets starting staff was untouchable. No flaw, issues or anything to be concerned of. Injuries have riddled a staff who will now be looked upon to help carry this team to a second consecutive playoff birth. “[The rotation] is probably not as good as […]

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Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

After the dust settled from today’s trade deadline, 16 moves were made involving 44 players. The Mets made their big move, acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for second baseman Dilson Herrera and left handed pitching prospect Max Wotell. Through 97 games, the 29-year old outfielder has 25 home runs and a National […]

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Zack Wheeler to Start Rehab Assignment on Saturday

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler to Start Rehab Assignment on Saturday

Latest Update – 5:04 p.m. More good news on Zack Wheeler’s comeback trail.  Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that Wheeler will start a rehab assignment this Saturday.  It remains to be seen how long Wheeler will need to shake off the rust, but he still appears on target for a late August return. Update – […]

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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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