Tag: World Series

Commissioner Manfred Needs to Lift the Ban, But Not on Pete Rose

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Commissioner Manfred Needs to Lift the Ban, But Not on Pete Rose

He was arguably the greatest natural hitter of his generation. He was idolized by hometown fans and feared by those he competed against. He was the one guy opposing pitchers vowed not to be beaten by. His batting stance was copied in ball fields and backyards across the country. He was a World Series champion. […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 14/1

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 14/1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers, Bovada, cast the Mets with 14/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the Royals for fourth on the list behind the Giants, Cubs, and Red Sox. Remember, these odds can and will change at the drop of a hat in the event of a […]

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Nationals Have Set Their Sights On Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Have Set Their Sights On Daniel Murphy

According to William Ladson of MLB.com, the Washington Nationals have expressed interest in signing free-agent second baseman Daniel Murphy. The Nationals have their fingers in a lot of pots since missing out Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward, both of whom spurned higher offers from the Nats. They have been connected to free agents and former Mets […]

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Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

New addition Neil Walker was at Citi Field this afternoon, where the New York Mets held their annual Kids Holiday Party. He will wear uniform No. 20 for the Mets this season to honor his father, former big leaguer Tom Walker. The number was retired in Pittsburgh for hall of famer Pie Traynor. Walker, 29, is […]

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Giants Sign Johnny Cueto To Six Year, $130 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Giants Sign Johnny Cueto To Six Year, $130 Million Deal

The Giants bolstered their starting rotation today, by signing Johnny Cueto to a six year deal worth $130 million with an opt-out clause after two years, according to Buster Olney of ESPN on Twitter, as well as Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com on Twitter, who reported the length and value of the deal. After signing Jeff […]

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Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

They say that timing is everything. Perhaps after last night’s surprising announcement that Michael Cuddyer is retiring, thus giving the Mets a tidy financial windfall, maybe we should rethink that Juan Lagares platoon the front office was planning for the 2016 season. Maybe it’s time for the Mets put on their big boy pants and […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Mets Need To Strike While The Stove Is Hot

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Mets Need To Strike While The Stove Is Hot

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love I can still see Daniel Murphy reaching for his lip balm after another brutal error. I still think about Lucas Duda‘s wild throw and Familia’s quick pitch and the far-too-many weak at bats and missed opportunities that gave the Series to the Royals. But the excruciating trauma of […]

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Expect Another Big Year From Curtis Granderson, Who Will Be Ready For Spring Training

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
Expect Another Big Year From Curtis Granderson, Who Will Be Ready For Spring Training

I think we can all agree that Curtis Granderson was without question the most valuable player of the Mets this season. I have to be honest, going into this season my expectations for Granderson were pretty bleak. Coming off a 2014 season that saw him post career-lows in batting average (.227), slugging (.388) and WAR […]

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Mets Season Ticket Sales Soaring, Which Begs The Question…

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Season Ticket Sales Soaring, Which Begs The Question…

This is what winning does to an organization. After a season which saw the New York Mets win their first NL Pennant since 2000, the revenue is pouring in. According to Neil Best of Newsday, s of Thursday, the Mets have already sold close to 8,500 new full and partial season ticket plans for the […]

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Alderson Says Cespedes Trade ‘Absolutely’ Worth It Even If He Leaves

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Cespedes Trade ‘Absolutely’ Worth It Even If He Leaves

Even if Yoenis Cespedes leaves as a free agent, which seems more likely every passing day, according to GM Sandy Alderson, the decision to acquire him for elite pitching prospect Michael Fulmer and fellow right-hander Luis Cessa was worth it. “Oh yeah, absolutely,” said Alderson. “We wouldn’t have gotten to the World Series without Cespedes. […]

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