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MMO Flashback: Cespedes Is The Answer

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Cespedes Is The Answer

Here is an MMO Flashback originally published in October of 2014 by one of our readers Matt Stephens. It’s appropriately about Yoenis Cespedes and why he’d be a perfect addition for the Mets. Remember, all references are to last year’s version of the Mets. I also linked back to the original article so you could […]

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Astros Acquire Carlos Gomez From Brewers

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Carlos Gomez From Brewers

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports the Astros and Brewers have agreed on a trade that will send center fielder Carlos Gomez and right-hander Mike Fiers to Houston. All medicals were already approved, no problems. Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that there will be “four or five” prospects heading back to the […]

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Report: Brewers Deny Gomez Hip Issue, Mets Nixed Deal Due To Payroll Concerns

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Report: Brewers Deny Gomez Hip Issue, Mets Nixed Deal Due To Payroll Concerns

The story keeps changing on the dead in the water Carlos Gomez deal. This is why I’ve been imploring everyone to stop taking sides when both teams are trying feverishly to save face and nobody knows the truth. Tim Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is now reporting that the Mets killed the deal because of […]

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Jumping To Conclusions and Agent-Speak

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Jumping To Conclusions and Agent-Speak

Update 11:30 am Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt has spent the day trying to explain to fans what exactly happened. Now, in the latest tweet meant to set off yet another firestorm, Haudricourt says, The more details I get on nixed Gomez trade, the more it sounds as if it became more financial matter than medical […]

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Latest On Zobrist: A’s Had No Interest In Likes Of Nimmo, Cecchini, Fulmer

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
Latest On Zobrist: A’s Had No Interest In Likes Of Nimmo, Cecchini, Fulmer

Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that while Sandy Alderson still views Ben Zobrist as a top target, the truth is that both teams are at a stalemate. And with Oakland now in obvious full sell-mode, the buzz around baseball is that Zobrist will likely be dealt by this weekend. According to people familiar […]

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Cuddyer Out Of Lineup, Could Still Land On Disabled List

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Out Of Lineup, Could Still Land On Disabled List

Michael Cuddyer is not in the starting lineup Monday after taking oral anti-inflmmatory medication for the deep bone bruise in his left knee, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Additionally, Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that in the likelihood Cuddyer ends up on the disabled list, “the team will likely add an outfielder from Triple-A.” […]

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Featured Post: Alderson’s Conundrum vs Fans’ Expectations

An article by posted on July 17, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Alderson’s Conundrum vs Fans’ Expectations

With the trade deadline fast approaching let’s talk about our options. Let’s talk about our needs. Let’s talk about availability. Let’s get all of these things out of the way so we can better understand what Sandy Alderson and the Mets are up against. I’m pretty certain that everyone knows what the main problem is […]

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Cafardo: Tulowitzki and CarGo Would Be Solid Trade Options For Mets

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Cafardo: Tulowitzki and CarGo Would Be Solid Trade Options For Mets

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe took a look at five teams that need to make a move and he prominently tabs the Mets and had some interesting things to say about them. “Mets fans have waited since 2006 for a playoff team. The Mets are competing with the Cubs, Diamondbacks, Giants, and Braves for the […]

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With A’s In Holding Pattern, Ben Zobrist Staying Put For Now

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
With A’s In Holding Pattern, Ben Zobrist Staying Put For Now

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the A’s are still in a holding pattern and unsure if they’ll be buyers or sellers before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. That means that at least for the time being, Ben Zobrist is most likely staying put. Last week we learned that the Mets and Oakland A’s were discussing a […]

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Despite Recent Run Of Success, Interest In Jon Niese Remains Stagnant

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Recent Run Of Success, Interest In Jon Niese Remains Stagnant

Despite the recent run of success by lefthander Jon Niese, Andy Martino of the Daily News says it’s done little if anything to increase his value or interest in him. Baseball people he checked in with were impressed that Niese had pitched well against quality teams like the Blue Jays, Cubs and Giants, but noted […]

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