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Book Review: “The Closer” by Mariano Rivera

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Book Review: “The Closer” by Mariano Rivera

I’m not sure if it occurs in the first, second or third trimester. But some time while we’re in the womb, all Mets fans—actually all New Yorkers who are fans of NL Baseball—receive the gene that makes us hate the Yankees. However, maybe once every generation, a player dons the pinstripes who we hate…but who […]

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Where Does It Say That Money Is The Answer?

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Where Does It Say That Money Is The Answer?

I grew up a Mets fans surrounded by Yankees fans. But since my childhood was in the 1980s, those Yankee fans weren’t nearly as loud about the greatness of their franchise at that time. Fast-forward to the 1990s and Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams and Joe Torre. Mix in a dash of unfulfilled promise, like the […]

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Featured Post: Would You Move Zack Wheeler To Yankees In Andrew Miller Deal?

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Would You Move Zack Wheeler To Yankees In Andrew Miller Deal?

John Harper of the Daily News suggests that the Mets and Yankees could really help each other out and proposes a trade that would fill some significant needs for both GM Brian Cashman and his Flushing counterpart Sandy Alderson. With the Yankees acquiring reliever Aroldis Chapman and still in need of a starter for the […]

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Yankees To Acquire Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Acquire Aroldis Chapman

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees have acquired Aroldis Chapman from the Reds, in exchange for right-handers Rookie Davis and Caleb Cotham, third baseman Eric Jagielo and second baseman Tony Renda. Chapman, 27, has been one of the most highly regarded and dominant closer’s in baseball since he defected from Cuba and […]

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Jeurys Familia and Jesse Orosco to be Honored at Munson Dinner

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia and Jesse Orosco to be Honored at Munson Dinner

The 36th Annual Thurman Munson Awards, which remember the late, great Yankees captain and catcher, will be presented at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Tuesday night, February 9, 2016, and the honorees were announced Monday. New York baseball’s two premier closers – the Yankees Andrew Miller (36 saves) and the Mets […]

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Yankees To Acquire Starlin Castro

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Acquire Starlin Castro

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post on Twitter, the New York Yankees have acquired Starlin Castro from the Chicago Cubs. Additionally, Jack Curry of the YES Network also reports on Twitter that pitcher Adam Warren and a player to be named later are heading to Chicago in return. Castro, 26 in March, has […]

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Mets 2016 Spring Training Schedule

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Spring Training Schedule

The Las Vegas 51s announced that the Mets and Cubs will play a pair of exhibition games at Cashman Field in Las Vegas on March 31 and April 1 to wrap up Spring Training. The Mets will open their 2016 Grapefruit League schedule Thursday, March 3rd vs. the Washington Nationals in Viera at 1:05 PM. […]

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No Way I’d Deal Zack Wheeler To The Yankees For Brett Gardner

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
No Way I’d Deal Zack Wheeler To The Yankees For Brett Gardner

Good morning, everyone. Here is something from John Harper of the Daily News, who believes that if the Yankees are truly serious about dealing Brett Gardner, that the Mets could be a pretty good trade partner for them as they seek to add a starting pitcher. Harper suggests that the Mets could send the Yankees rehabbing […]

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Yankees and Cubs Discussing Gardner For Castro Swap

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees and Cubs Discussing Gardner For Castro Swap

According to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News, the Yankees have discussed swapping Brett Gardner for Starlin Castro with the Chicago Cubs. Gardner has been drawing a lot of interest this offseason and could eventually be traded for the right price. He hit .259 this year with 16 homeruns and 20 steals in 151 games, […]

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Featured Post: Patience, Prospects, And Staying The Course

An article by posted on October 11, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Patience, Prospects, And Staying The Course

As the Mets enter their first playoff series in nine years tonight, we can all agree that it sure has been a long, winding road back here. Since 2006, the Mets have experienced two managerial changes, a change in general manager, two historic collapses, and a host of mediocre seasons. For most of that time, […]

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