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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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NLCS Game Thread: Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 12, 2014 0 Comments
NLCS Game Thread: Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

Game 2 (Giants Lead 1-0) San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, Oct. 12, 8:00 PM, FS1 Jake Peavy (7-13, 3.73) vs Lance Lynn (15-10, 2.74) The Cardinals will try to bounce back in game two of the National League Championship Series, sending Lance Lynn to the mound against Jake Peavy. Neither of these […]

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LCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 4:00 PM, Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 11, 2014 0 Comments
LCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 4:00 PM, Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

Game 2 (Royals Lead 1-0) Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Oct. 11, 4:00 PM, TBS Yordano Ventura (14-10, 3.20) vs Bud Norris (15-8, 3.65) The Orioles will try to bounce back from their game one extra innings loss to the Royals as they send Bud Norris to the hill against Yordano Ventura. Norris […]

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A Cautionary Tale: You Need To Hit In October

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
A Cautionary Tale: You Need To Hit In October

The Major League Baseball postseason is just six games old and it’s already turning into an all-time great year. You had the Oakland A’s getting bounced in the Wild Card Round by the upstart Kansas City Royals. You have the #1 seed in the American League going down 2-0 to those same Royals and the […]

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Lights Out; A Future Without Power In New York

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
Lights Out; A Future Without Power In New York

For as long as I can remember, home runs have been pivotal to winning championships. It’s not only that chicks dig the long ball but that those long balls are rally starters, pitcher killers and momentum swingers. There’s no easier way to score a bunch of runs than by driving one deep. Currently, the Mets […]

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Collins: Mets Are Very, Very Close to the Nationals

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: Mets Are Very, Very Close to the Nationals

After watching the Mets lose three of four games at home to the Washington Nationals, Danny Knobler of ESPN New York compares the two teams as one heads to the playoffs and the other heads to a sixth straight losing season. He took issue with Terry Collins who yesterday told reporters that the Mets and Nationals […]

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Will Next Season Bring Another September Chasing 80 Wins?

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Will Next Season Bring Another September Chasing 80 Wins?

Despite both the Yankees and Mets being equidistant from a wild card, and basically in the same boat, the difference between the vibe and feel at both home ballparks is very stark. Yankee Stadium is still vibrant, fun and exciting, while over at Citi Field fewer than 10,000 bodies a night and literally no atmosphere […]

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Mets Promote Conforto, Rosario, Urena To Savannah

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Promote Conforto, Rosario, Urena To Savannah

The Mets have promoted outfielder Michael Conforto to Single-A Savannah as the Sand Gnats head to the playoffs. Joining the 2014 first-rounder will be his Brooklyn Cyclones teammates shortstop Amed Rosario and third baseman Jhoan Urena. Conforto batted .331/.403/ .448 with three home runs, 10 doubles, 30 runs and 19 RBI in 42 games with […]

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Could the Mets and Angels Match Up As Trade Partners?

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Could the Mets and Angels Match Up As Trade Partners?

The Los Angeles Angels are currently sitting at the top of the standings in the American League West Division as well as holding the best record in the MLB. However, they have lost two young arms in the last month alone. Tyler Skaggs was the first to go down earlier this month with a partially […]

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Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

The crack investigative unit here at MMO has uncovered a cynical plot developed by Jeff Wilpon with the approval of Papa Fred and Uncle (“Can I sell yet?”) Saul. The younger Wilpon has become envious of what the Yankees, another team on the down slide, have done during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Last year […]

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