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Decision On Possible Familia Suspension Coming Before Opening Day

An article by posted on February 3, 2017 0 Comments
Decision On Possible Familia Suspension Coming Before Opening Day

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred says that the league will make a decision on the possible suspension of New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia before Opening Day according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. Familia pitched in the Dominican Winter League this offseason and is expected to play for the Dominican Republic in the […]

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Familia Throws Live BP, Will Pitch in Winter Ball Playoffs

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Throws Live BP, Will Pitch in Winter Ball Playoffs

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia joined the Gigantes del Cibao yesterday in the Dominican Republic as he prepares to pitch in the round robin playoffs. Familia threw live batting practice which you can watch here. The Dominican Winter League regular season ends tonight and Gigantes have already clinched a playoff spot. Familia last pitched […]

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Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia is expected to be suspended at least 30 games despite having charges dropped against him according to Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News. The simple assault charge against Familia was dropped yesterday in Fort Lee Municipal Court, and the judge ordered that the incident be expunged from his […]

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Jeurys Familia To Pitch in Dominican Winter League

An article by posted on December 11, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia To Pitch in Dominican Winter League

Jeurys Familia has received permission from the New York Mets to pitch in the Dominican Winter League for the Gigantes del Cibao. Familia last pitched in the Dominican League back in 2013 when he made six appearances for Gigantes. The Gigantes del Cibao are currently in first place with the regular season ending on December […]

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New CBA Notes: All-Star Game Will No Longer Determine Home Field

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
New CBA Notes: All-Star Game Will No Longer Determine Home Field

The new collective bargaining agreement was finally agreed to last night by Major League Baseball and the MLB Player Association as first reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The new pact is for five years and is great news with the beginning of the Winter Meetings coming on December 5. One of the new changes […]

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Familia’s Wife Wants Charges Against Her Husband Dropped

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Familia’s Wife Wants Charges Against Her Husband Dropped

Jeurys Familia‘s wife Bianca Rivas, has asked the authorities that the simple assault charges against her husband be dropped, the prosecutor told Jim Baumbach of Newsday. During Familia’s first court appearance on November 10, the judge stated that the prosecutors can still proceed with the case even if the victim wants to drop the charges. Additionally, MLB […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps ERA Leader Craig Swan

An article by posted on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps ERA Leader Craig Swan

1978 was a tough time to be a young Mets fan. The first full season without Tom Seaver, the Mets went 66 – 96, finishing last in the National League East, 24 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies. The manager was future Hall of Famer Joe Torre, who had retired as player-manager the prior season to […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Wilmer Flores, IF

An article by posted on November 7, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Wilmer Flores, IF

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to his […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Addison Reed, RHP

An article by posted on November 5, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Addison Reed, RHP

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to his […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Jacob deGrom, RHP

An article by posted on November 1, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Jacob deGrom, RHP

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to […]

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