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Good Fundies Episode 28: Four More Years of Yoenis Cespedes (with Jared Diamond)

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 28: Four More Years of Yoenis Cespedes (with Jared Diamond)

Brian and Roger were joined by Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal! He talked about the possible lockout, what really goes on during the Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 draft, the excellent newsletter he writes with Mike Vorkunov, and what Yoenis Cespedes’ signing portends for the future of the rest of the Mets […]

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Good Fundies Episode 27: The Disbarring of Bartolo Colon, Attorney at Law

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 27: The Disbarring of Bartolo Colon, Attorney at Law

Roger and Brian said so long to two beloved players – Bartolo Colon and Eric Campbell, and hello again to Neil Walker, and wondered if the additions and subtractions will equal better things. Then the two ran down the top free agents in baseball and figured out who would make excellent new Mets. Brian again […]

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NL East News: Braves, Nationals Have Interest In SP Chris Sale

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves, Nationals Have Interest In SP Chris Sale

According to Buster Olney on Twitter, the Chicago White Sox are in rebuilding mode. They have many players that teams would find attractive, including Jose Abreu, Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, and Melky Cabrera. Clearly, though, their most valuable piece is left-handed starting pitcher Chris Sale. Unfortunately, according to Jon Heyman on Twitter, the Atlanta Braves are […]

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Phillies Acquire 2B/LF Howie Kendrick

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Phillies Acquire 2B/LF Howie Kendrick

Per Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Phillies have acquired Dodgers’ second baseman/outfielder Howie Kendrick. The Dodgers will receive 1B Darin Ruf and 2B Darnell Sweeney in return. Kendrick, who has played second base most of his career, played left field exclusively for the Dodgers this season. He slashed .255/.326/.366 with eight home runs, 40 RBIs, […]

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NL East News: Braves Pursuing RHP Chris Archer

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves Pursuing RHP Chris Archer

According to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi on Twitter, the Atlanta Braves have talked to the Tampa Bay Rays about 28 year-old starting pitcher Chris Archer. Braves GM John Coppolella has made it publicly clear that they will be going after starting pitching this offseason, saying they are aiming to add at least two arms to their […]

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Good Fundies Episode 25: The 1st Annual Fundies Awards

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 25: The 1st Annual Fundies Awards

Roger and Brian hosted the first ever Fundies awards, celebrating the best and worst and everything in-between of the 2016 Mets season. They also interpreted Wilmer Flores’ enigmatic snapchat pics and talked about the playoffs and the upcoming World Series, which apparently, despite the lack of Mets involvement is still scheduled to take place. In […]

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Good Fundies Episode 24: What Kind of Day Has It Been

An article by posted on October 7, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 24: What Kind of Day Has It Been

Roger and Brian talked about the wild card game, praising Noah Syndergaard but mostly they figured out where things went wrong. They also explored jinxes and weird superstitions before getting into which pending free agents on the team – including Yoenis Cespedes – the Mets should keep. They were so bummed out and annoyed that […]

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Good Fundies Episode 23: The Circle of Trust

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 23:  The Circle of Trust

In the regular season finale of Good Fundies, Brian and Roger have a pleasant discourse over which Met would do best in a debate. Then they set the Mets’ wild card game roster (no jinx!) for Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson before figuring out who made Terry’s “circle of trust” and will come out of […]

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Good Fundies Episode 22: Hello, Welcome to New York. Boo.

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 22: Hello, Welcome to New York. Boo.

Roger eulogized the late Jacob ‘deGrominator’ deGrom before he cursed the day the Warthen Slider was invented. Brian got into Jay Bruce’s troubles and if he would shoot him out of a cannon before the also struggling Travis d’Arnaud. The two discussed if Lucas Duda should get some more playing time in these final days […]

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Mets Acquire RHP Fernando Salas From Angels

An article by posted on August 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Acquire RHP Fernando Salas From Angels

According to the Mets on Twitter, the team has acquired RHP Fernando Salas from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for minor league RHP Erik Manoah. The deal was actually first reported by our own Jacob Resnick before the Mets or anyone else confirmed it. Salas, 31, has pitched to a 3-6 record, […]

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