Tag: World Series

Do the Mets “Own” New York? Not Yet.

An article by posted on 14/03/2017 0 Comments
Do the Mets “Own” New York? Not Yet.

Last night while scrolling through my social media feeds, I stumbled upon this tweet: PSA: New York is now ours. cc: @Yankees pic.twitter.com/tSclaqpa8o — (not) Terry Collins (@MetsFakeSkipper) March 14, 2017 As I paused to enjoy the daunting billboard of Noah Syndergaard hovering over the New York Transit Authority in Manhattan, the voices in my head […]

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Longtime Baseball Producer Bill Webb Loses Battle With Cancer

An article by posted on 07/03/2017 0 Comments
Longtime Baseball Producer Bill Webb Loses Battle With Cancer

Longtime SNY and Fox Sports Director Bill Webb has died as a result of his longtime battle with cancer. To say the beloved director known across baseball circles as Webb lost his battle with cancer would be a great disservice to the man.  He battled the disease for well over a year. In that time, […]

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Mets Legend Ed Kranepool Needs Kidney Transplant

An article by posted on 02/03/2017 0 Comments
Mets Legend Ed Kranepool Needs Kidney Transplant

New York Mets legend Ed Kranepool is in need of a kidney transplant and recently had one of his toes amputated according to a story by Christian Red of the New York Daily News. Kranepool, 72, was part of the Miracle Mets team that won the World Series in 1969, was inducted to the Mets […]

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MLB News: Four Long-Time Umpires Retire

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 0 Comments
MLB News: Four Long-Time Umpires Retire

Major League Baseball has announced umpires Bob Davidson, John Hirschbeck, Jim Joyce, and Tim Welke have retired. Davidson, also known as Balkin’ Bob for his propensity to call balks, began as a National League umpire in 1982. Davidson has long been a controversial umpire, whether it was him being a part of a group that […]

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Sandy Alderson Has Big Expectations For 2017

An article by posted on 20/02/2017 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Has Big Expectations For 2017

Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News caught up with Mets GM Sandy Alderson on Sunday after the team’s first full-squad workout of the Spring, and he had some very straightforward things to say about the upcoming season. “We’re all-in here,” he said about a payroll that is nearing $160 million dollars. “I think it’s […]

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Wilmer Flores Will Earn $2.2 Million After Winning Arbitration Case

An article by posted on 04/02/2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Will Earn $2.2 Million After Winning Arbitration Case

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag on Twitter, Wilmer Flores won his arbitration case against the Mets on Saturday, and will earn $2.2 million this season, $400K more than the Mets’ offer of $1.8 million dollars. Flores, 25, is the first Met since Oliver Perez in 2008 to go before an arbitration hearing, and […]

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Dodgers Deal With Romo Not Quite Finished

An article by posted on 03/02/2017 0 Comments
Dodgers Deal With Romo Not Quite Finished

Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports chimes in and says that the Dodgers deal with reliever Sergio Romo has not been finalized yet despite earlier reports of the deal being done pending physical. Earlier this week, Romo himself reported that the Mets had shown interest in signing the former San Francisco Giants closer. That interest […]

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Boras Believes Conforto Should Start Season In Majors

An article by posted on 28/01/2017 0 Comments
Boras Believes Conforto Should Start Season In Majors

The Mets have a glut of outfielders and that doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon with the news from earlier this week that the team intends to start the season with Jay Bruce as their starting right fielder. Scott Boras, Michael Conforto‘s agent, disagrees with the notion that his client could potentially start […]

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Mets Inform Bruce He Will Be Everyday Right Fielder

An article by posted on 24/01/2017 0 Comments
Mets Inform Bruce He Will Be Everyday Right Fielder

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post on Twitter, the Mets now plan to keep Jay Bruce and have informed him he will be their everyday right fielder. Bruce, 30 in April, was acquired by the Mets from the Reds in exchange for infielder Dilson Herrera at this past season’s non-waiver trade deadline […]

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Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Killed In Separate Car Crashes

An article by posted on 22/01/2017 0 Comments
Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Killed In Separate Car Crashes

According to several different sources, including Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports on Twitter, Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash early Sunday morning in the town of Juan Adrian in the Dominican Republic. Ventura, 25, was a hard-throwing righty with loads of potential. In a statement issued by the Royals in regards to […]

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