Tag: New York Mets

Yoenis Cespedes Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke
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Mets: Good News – Cespedes Could Miss All Of 2019 (Minaya)

Forgive the satire, please. But the news today from Omar Minaya that Cespedes does not figure heavily in the Mets plans in 2019 is a…

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Mickey Callaway, Manager, New York Mets Photo Credit: New York Post
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Mets: Soon The Spotlight Moves From Brodie To Mickey Callaway

The spotlight has shone brightly on Mets GM, Brodie Van Wagenen. Soon, he’ll pass the baton to Mickey Callaway. What happens then? Second-year manager, Mickey…

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Wilson Ramos, Catcher, New York Mets Photo Credit: Steve Nesius/Associated Press
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Wilson Ramos: Slowly But Surely The Mets Add The Pieces

The doggedness of Brodie Van Wagenen in landing Wilson Ramos when they could have folded after the Realmuto failure signals the Mets are back. Brodie Van…

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Monkey in the Middle at the Winter Meetings Photo Credit: New York Post
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Winter Meetings: Yankees And Mets Playing Monkey In The Middle

The Winter Meetings have reports swirling from reliable sources that a mega-deal involving the Mets, Yankees, and Marlins is almost done. If it’s completed, everybody…

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Wally Backman, Manager, Long Island Ducks Photo Credit: Daniel De Mato
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Wally Backman: After All These Years, He Still Doesn’t Get It

Wally Backman has long claimed he was “blackballed” from managing by the Mets. He’s right, and there are good reasons why. Wally Backman, perhaps in…

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Brodie Van Wagenen, GM New York Mets Photo Credit: Northjerser.com
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Brodie Van Wagenen Is Working The Mets 24/7 – And It’s Working

Brodie Van Wagenen is filling holes in the Mets organization faster than Travis d’Arnaud accumulates days on the DL. Working from top to bottom and…

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New York City Baseball Is Back And The Buzz Is As Vigorous As Ever

There are Mets Fans and Yankees fans, and never the twain shall meet. But New York City is most alive when both teams are in…

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J.T. Realmuto, Catcher, Florida Marlins Photo Credit: Sporting News
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Mets: Sell The Farm – J.T. Realmuto is the Real Thing

Brodie Van Wagenen has the Mets in the hunt for a genuine major league catcher, a sore spot for so many years. No holds barred…

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