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Red Sox To Acquire Chris Sale

An article by posted on December 6, 2016 0 Comments
Red Sox To Acquire Chris Sale

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Red Sox have agreed to a blockbuster trade that will net them stud pitcher Chris Sale from the White Sox in exchange for the #1 prospect in baseball according to MLB.com IF Yoan Mocada as well as prospects RHP Michael Kopech, OF Luis Basabe and […]

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Nationals Discussing Deal For Chris Sale, Other Teams Still In The Mix

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Discussing Deal For Chris Sale, Other Teams Still In The Mix

Update, 10:26 p.m. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, other teams are still in the mix for Sale and that no deal is expected tonight. He also reports that the Nationals are refusing to give up Trea Turner in any deal for Sale. Original Post, 10 p.m. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, […]

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Mets Can Deal Prospects for Reliever, Checked in on Ziegler

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Can Deal Prospects for Reliever, Checked in on Ziegler

According to multiple sources including Buster Olney on Twitter, the Mets are one of thirteen teams that have checked in on free agent Brad Ziegler. Ziegler, 37, has been a very effective reliever since his debut in 2008. His funky motion has helped him to a career 2.44 ERA and he has pitched even better of […]

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NL East News: Braves Acquire Starter Jaime Garcia

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves Acquire Starter Jaime Garcia

The Atlanta Braves have acquired left-handed starter Jaime Garcia from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for prospects according to Mark Saxon of ESPN. The Braves will send former Mets prospect John Gant, infield prospect Luke Dykstra (son of Lenny), and right-handed pitching prospect Chris Ellis to the Cardinals according to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation. […]

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The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

The Binghamton Mets have been renamed the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. The renaming of the team was part of the new affiliation agreement between the Mets and Binghamton’s new owner John Hughes. As Hughes told WBNG, “What I’m looking to do is strengthen the ties between the team and the community. I want the community to […]

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Could The Mets Be Changing Triple-A Affiliates Again?

An article by posted on August 11, 2016 0 Comments
Could The Mets Be Changing Triple-A Affiliates Again?

Sandy Alderson will be heading out to Las Vegas this weekend to discuss the club’s affiliation with the Las Vegas 51s, reports Mike Puma of the New York Post. The Mets and 51s have had an affiliation agreement since the 2013 season, after the Buffalo Bisons ditched the Mets for the Toronto Blue Jays. The […]

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Pirates GM Regrets Walker-Niese Swap

An article by posted on July 15, 2016 0 Comments
Pirates GM Regrets Walker-Niese Swap

The Jon Niese – Neil Walker swap hasn’t worked out so well for Pittsburgh, said Pirates GM Neil Huntington in some very frank comments on a local radio station Friday morning. “In hindsight, maybe the two fringe prospects and trying to figure out where to re-allocate the money might have been a better return,” he […]

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Michael Fulmer Making Most Of Opportunity

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Fulmer Making Most Of Opportunity

Steven Matz leads all rookie pitchers in wins, strikeouts, walks per nine, and WAR, clearly an early front runner for National League Rookie of the Year. In the American League, another starting pitcher looks to make his case for the award, and is a familiar name for most Met fans. Michael Fulmer, 23, one of […]

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An MMO Original: What is the Wright Move?

An article by posted on April 4, 2016 0 Comments
An MMO Original: What is the Wright Move?

A routine error by Yoenis Cespedes, the highest paid center fielder in baseball according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, will gloss over the bigger fielding mistake from the Mets Opening Day 4-3 loss. Cespedes striking out to end the game will make the highlight reel, a real-enough action to easily create a distraction to the true anchor […]

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Keith Law: Mets’ Farm System Ranked 16th In Baseball

An article by posted on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Keith Law: Mets’ Farm System Ranked 16th In Baseball

Keith Law of ESPN.com is releasing his yearly rankings of both individual prospects and entire farm systems this week. In his first piece in the series today, he ranked each team’s minor league system, taking into account all players who have not exceeded rookie eligibility. Overall, the Mets’ system was ranked 16th in the league. […]

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