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NL East Report: Nationals Shakeup Expected At Closer Role

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals Shakeup Expected At Closer Role

After last season’s second half debacle, the Nationals are expected to have a new closer in 2016. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that both Jonathan Papelbon and Drew Storen are likely to be traded as Washington looks to make major changes to its bullpen. Papelbon, who was acquired from the Phillies in a […]

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Braves Deal Cameron Maybin To Tigers

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Deal Cameron Maybin To Tigers

The Detroit Tigers acquired center fielder Cameron Maybin and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for LHP Ian Krol and LHP Gabe Speier, both teams announced on Friday. Maybin, 28, batted .267 with a .327 on-base and .697 OPS in 141 games. He collected 18 doubles, 10 home runs, 59 RBI and 23 stolen bases […]

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So What’s Up With The Mets Offense?

An article by posted on October 29, 2015 0 Comments
So What’s Up With The Mets Offense?

While many in the media seem focused on what’s happened to that great young Mets pitching that was going to stop and overcome that Kansas City Royals offense, what I want to know is what’s happened to the Mets offense? The last two games have felt an awful lot like the pre-July 24 Mets team, […]

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DeGrom Pitches Mets To Within One Win From World Series

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Pitches Mets To Within One Win From World Series

The Mets’ starting pitching has been dominant for the entire series against the Cubs, and last night’s starter, Jacob deGrom, wasn’t any different in Game 3 at Wrigley Field. He fired seven strong innings while allowing only two runs and four hits. He also struck out seven and earned his third win of the postseason. […]

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Syndergaard Strikes Out 9 In Electrifying Performance

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Strikes Out 9 In Electrifying Performance

Noah Syndergaard struck out nine and fired 5.2 dominating innings as the Mets defeated the Cubs by a score of 4-1 last night at Citi Field. Syndergaard surrendered only three hits and one run all night as Chicago’s lineup was simply overmatched against the Mets’ rookie sensation. Even though this was only his second postseason […]

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Fearless deGrom Ready To Take On Greinke And The Dodgers

An article by posted on October 15, 2015 0 Comments
Fearless deGrom Ready To Take On Greinke And The Dodgers

With everything on the line tonight at Dodger Stadium, Jacob deGrom is not worried about the pressure. He’s focused on delivering a great start and is trying to approach it one pitch at a time. “I just try to block everything out once I get on the field,” the right-hander explained. “The nerves go away, and […]

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DeGrom, Murphy, Wright Key Mets 3-1 Victory Over Dodgers! #BeatLA

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom, Murphy, Wright Key Mets 3-1 Victory Over Dodgers! #BeatLA

ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO! Jacob deGrom pitched seven scoreless innings and Daniel Murphy and David Wright delivered the big hits as the New York Mets defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 to take Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday night. Pitching: Jacob deGrom stole the show tonight, as the young righty surely established […]

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DeGrom Ready For Game 1 Start Against Kershaw

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Ready For Game 1 Start Against Kershaw

Jacob deGrom will make the biggest start of his young career tonight against the Dodgers in game one of the NLDS. DeGrom is honored that the Mets chose him to start tonight’s game, and he knows he will have to be at his best with Clayton Kershaw on the mound. “With our pitching staff, any […]

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Syndergaard Wraps Up Strong Rookie Campaign; Talks Tough About Dodgers

An article by posted on October 4, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Wraps Up Strong Rookie Campaign; Talks Tough About Dodgers

Noah Syndergaard wrapped up an impressive rookie campaign with another dominating performance on Saturday afternoon against the Washington Nationals. Syndergaard allowed one earned run on two hits and a walk while striking out ten in 7.0 innings of work. In his last four starts, Syndergaard struck out a staggering 37 batters while issuing just two […]

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Cespedes Says He Didn’t Run Because He Disagreed With Ump’s Call

An article by posted on September 23, 2015 0 Comments
Cespedes Says He Didn’t Run Because He Disagreed With Ump’s Call

Here’s a quick update on Yoenis Cespedes, who told Maria Guardado of NJ Advance Media that he didn’t run on the play because he disagreed with the umpire’s call. “I didn’t run because I was upset with the umpire,” Cespedes said in Spanish. “I didn’t think that I swung the bat in that moment.” When […]

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Jon Niese Delivers 6 Shutout Innings, Will He Make Playoff Rotation?

An article by posted on September 22, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese Delivers 6 Shutout Innings, Will He Make Playoff Rotation?

After a demoralizing loss to the Yankees on Sunday, Jon Niese responded with a strong performance last night in the Mets’ 4-0 victory over the Braves. He pitched six scoreless innings while striking out two to earn his ninth win of the season. What really stood out was how effectively he used his curve to […]

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