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Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

As September 1 was rapidly approaching, Sandy Alderson knew he needed to add a viable arm for a bullpen that has had inconsistencies and injuries throughout the 2016 season. Jim Henderson being overused and then succumbing to a DL stint due to bicep tendinitis comes to mind. Or Hansel Robles losing command and control in […]

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Jay Bruce Denies Report He Didn’t Want to Be a Met

An article by posted on September 5, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Denies Report He Didn’t Want to Be a Met

Jay Bruce denied a report by the Dayton Daily News that he did not want to be traded to New York under any circumstances. Bruce admitted the Big Apple wasn’t his preference, but that the report was exaggerated.  “That’s not how it went,” he said. “I got a chance to come play in a playoff race, […]

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Reds Wanted Pitching Prospect Thomas Szapucki Included In Jay Bruce Deal

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Reds Wanted Pitching Prospect Thomas Szapucki Included In Jay Bruce Deal

According to Brooklyn Cyclones beat writer Mark Suleymanov, the Cincinnati Reds wanted pitching prospect Thomas Szapucki included in the Jay Bruce deal, but the Mets balked at including him in the trade. Szapucki, a Toms River, New Jersey native, was just named to MiLB Pipeline’s Prospect Team of the Week for the third time in his brief […]

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Mets Acquire Jay Bruce For Dilson Herrera and LHP Max Wotell

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Jay Bruce For Dilson Herrera and LHP Max Wotell

The New York Mets today announced that the club has acquired three-time All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for infielder Dilson Herrera and minor league left-handed pitcher Max Wotell. Bruce, 29, was named an All-Star for a third time this season and is batting .265 (98-370) with 22 doubles, six triples, […]

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Rangers To Acquire Jonathan Lucroy

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Rangers To Acquire Jonathan Lucroy

The Mets are no longer in the running to acquire Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy who will be dealt to the Texas Rangers along with Jeremy Jeffress for three prospects including Lewis Brinson and Luis Ortiz. Update – Aug 1 If you’re wondering why talks between the Mets and Brewers essentially went nowhere with Jonathan Lucroy, Mike Puma […]

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Mets Are Now The Frontrunners For Jay Bruce

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Are Now The Frontrunners For Jay Bruce

Update – 11:55 AM MLB’s Jim Duquette reports that the Mets offer for Jay Bruce involves three prospects headlined by 2011 first round draft pick Brandon Nimmo. The Reds had sought to have Dilson Herrera as part of the trade, but Duquette does not believe he would be a part of this trade.  There were […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Revisiting The Scott Kazmir Trade

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Revisiting The Scott Kazmir Trade

An MMO Fan Shot by Noah Rainwater I don’t remember much about the summer of 2004. I vaguely remember turning 21 that June, taking an ill-advised trip to Atlantic City, and realizing that all casinos are not created equal. (Apparently you have to win twice at the Taj Majal, once at the table, and once […]

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Matt Harvey to Undergo Season Ending Surgery

An article by posted on July 8, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey to Undergo Season Ending Surgery

In an expected move, Matt Harvey has opted for surgery to remedy his Thoracic Outlet Syndrome symptoms, agent Scott Boras tells ESPN. The procedure will be performed in St. Louis by TOS specialist Robert Thompson, who also operated on former Met Dillon Gee to remove a blood clot in his shoulder. “The doctors clearly recommended […]

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One Man’s Quest to Get the Mets to Acquire Danny Valencia

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
One Man’s Quest to Get the Mets to Acquire Danny Valencia

As is often the case, the baseball world has finally come around to seeing what one person on the internet has been saying all along. Sometimes, that one person is a brilliant one who was just waiting to be discovered (think: Nate Silver). Other times, that person is like a broken clock that you just so happened […]

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Red Sox Inquired About Matt Harvey Last Winter

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
Red Sox Inquired About Matt Harvey Last Winter

According to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald, the Red Sox have made finding an elite starter for their starting rotation a top priority. However, “not at any cost, but a reasonable cost,” he adds. Last winter, the Red Sox reached out to the Mets about potentially dealing for Mets right-hander Matt Harvey. However, all […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Mets Can’t Afford To Trade Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on June 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Mets Can’t Afford To Trade Zack Wheeler

An MMO Fan Shot by The Metssiah This season, the injury plague has spread throughout the Mets clubhouse much like it did in 2015. As soon as David Wright went down, the fan base started clamoring for a big time trade. Every fan has a pipe dream proposal where they just name a bunch of guys on the […]

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