Tag: Royals

Beltran’s Cooperstown Headgear

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran’s Cooperstown Headgear

I find it impossible to read an article or a forum about Carlos Beltran without there being some mention of “the curveball” or Adam Wainwright. That of course refers to Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS where, with the bases loaded and the winning run on first base with two outs in the ninth, Beltran […]

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Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

It was great to see Cardinals right fielder and former Met Carlos Beltran receive a warm welcome and a hearty round of cheers last night from the crowd at Citi Field. Before the game, Beltran spoke to reporters about his future and said he hopes to continue performing at this level for another three years. […]

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Mets Play 18 Games In 17 Days With No Day Off After All Star Break

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Play 18 Games In 17 Days With No Day Off After All Star Break

Looking at the Mets schedule that will kick in immediately after the All Star Break, just one word comes to mind to describe it… GRUELING The Mets begin the second half with 18 games in 17 days and not a single day off during that span. Here is what they’re up against: July 19, 20, […]

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2013 MLB Draft: Complete Day One Wrap-Up

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
2013 MLB Draft: Complete Day One Wrap-Up

Here is a complete wrap-up of Day One of the 2013 First Year Player Draft which includes the first two rounds and the competitive balance rounds. FIRST ROUND 1. Astros select: Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford University Well then… The dominant young Mark Appel ends up going first. Was Johnathan Gray’s positive test for Adderall a […]

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What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

When the Blue Jays forced Sandy Alderson to take John Buck‘s $6 million dollar contract as a condition of making the deal for Travis d’Arnaud, many people including me groaned. I loved the fact that Buck could actually catch (unlike Josh Thole) and would be an asset overall, but six million samoans for Buck was […]

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Mets May Have Dollars For Ryan Ludwick, Rockies Shopping Dexter Fowler

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets May Have Dollars For Ryan Ludwick, Rockies Shopping Dexter Fowler

Here are some of the latest Mets and MLB updates from late last night… Joel Sherman tweets that the Mets might budget some of their extra dollars to fill their “severe” hole in the outfield, and he also states the the Mets have interest in Ryan Ludwick. Ludwick turned 34 in July and is coming […]

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Mets Wouldn’t Trade Jon Niese For Alex Gordon?

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Wouldn’t Trade Jon Niese For Alex Gordon?

John Harper of the Daily News asked a Mets source if Jon Niese would be enough to land Royals Gold Glove left fielder Alex Gordon. I was stunned to see the response he got. But would they [the Mets] be better off trading Jonathon Niese than Dickey? As a 26-year-old lefthander who is under team […]

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From Left Field: ESPN Already Proposing David Wright Trades

An article by posted on November 1, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: ESPN Already Proposing David Wright Trades

ESPN’s Jim Bowden presented five potential trades for David Wright if the Mets are unable to work out an extension, stating that the negotiations so far have been “slow and grinding.” Hold up for a minute. Let’s all be a little bit more patient with all this. The World Series ended less than four days […]

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Making The Right Call At Second Base

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Making The Right Call At Second Base

A parent recently told me an inspiring story of sportsmanship, from a Flagler Police Athletic League playoff game. It was the bottom of the fourth inning, in the 10-and-under minors division semifinals Wednesday night, at the Flagler County Fairgrounds. The game between the Tigers (coached by Rick Torres) and the Royals (coached by Jay Pigninelli) […]

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Giants Trade Sanchez To Royals For Melky – Missed Opportunity For Mets?

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments

According to the the Kansas City Royals, the team has acquired LHP Jonathan Sanchez and Ryan Verdugo from the San Francisco Giants for centerfielder Melky Cabrera. Sanchez, 28, is up for his third year of arbitration elibility (and final year of team control), and would have made something like $5-6MM through the process. Cabrera, 27, is up […]

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