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New York Post Aug 14, 2018

Jason Vargas delivers rare solid start, but Mets lose anyway

BALTIMORE — Jason Vargas isn’t winning any popularity contests with Mets fans during this dreadful season, but it’s no secret he will likely remain in the team’s rotation plans headed to 2019. Such are the implications when you give a veteran pitcher who doesn’t project as bullpen material a two-year contract for $16 million and...
SNY TV Aug 14, 2018

Peter Alonso 'likes' tweet suggesting Mets should call him up

It seems that Peter Alonso thinks he's ready to be called up by the Mets.
Rising Apple Aug 14, 2018

Mets: Bad “big contract” players should see the bench more in 2019

If any of the highest paid members of the New York Mets have another bad year in 2019, they must move to the bench. Next year has to be about playing the best players, not the richest. All of the New York Mets free agent signings from the past winter failed. Whether it’s a guy […] Mets: Bad “big contract” players should see the bench more in 2019 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Amazin Avenue Aug 13, 2018
Mets option Luis Guillorme, recall Jack Reinheimer

Mets option Luis Guillorme, recall Jack Reinheimer

The Mets claimed Reinheimer on waivers from the Diamondbacks on July 31 The Mets announced on Monday that they were recalling newly-acquired infielder Jack Reinheimer from Triple-A Las Vegas. They will be optioning infielder Luis Guillorme as the corresponding move. Reinheimer was claimed on waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 31. At the time, the 25-year-old had been with their Triple-A affiliate in Reno, hitting .237/.312/.353 in 50 games with three home runs, nine doubles, and two triples. He also had 20 walks to 45 strikeouts, and six stolen bases on 10 attempts. Since moving...
Rising Apple Aug 13, 2018

Mets: Trading for Jose Abreu this offseason could turn the offense around fast

Should the New York Mets look into acquiring first baseman Jose Abreu this winter? Since joining the Chicago White Sox in 2014, first baseman Jose Abreu has never finished a season with less than 25 home runs or 100 RBI. This may change in 2018, but that doesn’t mean he should leave the radar of […] Mets: Trading for Jose Abreu this offseason could turn the offense around fast - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Aug 14, 2018

New York Mets need to find a trade partner for Jay Bruce

In order for the New York Mets to move forward, they need to find a trade for outfielder Jay Bruce. When the New York Mets brought back Jay Bruce on a three year contract this offseason, the move made sense. Bruce would, in theory, pair with Yoenis Cespedes to give the Mets a solid 1-2 […] New York Mets need to find a trade partner for Jay Bruce - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Halos Heaven Aug 14, 2018
TuesdoLinks: Padres answer Angels prayers

TuesdoLinks: Padres answer Angels prayers

Padres wear the Halo mantle of meltdown bullpen for one night When a Wil Myers is a vacuum a the hot corner, you know that Lady Luck has abandoned you for every hand you shall be dealt. Prior to last night, Myers had only played 1 inning at 3B in his entire MLB career, and never had to make a single play. That was the 9th inning of a 4-33 loss to the Mets, back on May 8th of 2016. But last night he was sucking up all that the Halos tried to sneak through his side. All three Halo batters in the 1st inning were taken down by Myers. 5 of the first 6. Myers made 9 plays in his 9 innings of work...
www.thegoodphight.com Aug 14, 2018
Phillies add Hector Neris, demote J.P. Crawford, not Scott Kingery

Phillies add Hector Neris, demote J.P. Crawford, not Scott Kingery

The Phils are adding another arm and are sending down Crawford over Scott Kingery. Well, you can say this about the Phillies — they ain’t boring. Just hours before the start of a crucial homestand against the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets, the Phils announced they had recalled relief pitcher Hector Neris from AAA and was sending down shortstop J.P. Crawford. #Phillies have recalled RHP Héctor Neris from Lehigh Valley (AAA). To make room on the 25-man roster, INF J.P. Crawford was optioned to Lehigh Valley yesterday. pic.twitter.com/VxvEoNjK38— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies)...
Phillies welcome Mets to Philadelphia for twin bill to open a five-game series

Phillies welcome Mets to Philadelphia for twin bill to open a five-game series

Fresh off one of the biggest wins of the season, the Phillies turn their sights to a rare five-game set with the New York Mets that opens with a single-admission doubleheader this afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.Rookie Ranger Suarez will start the first game for the Phils, making his second career big league start. He surrendered four runs over five innings in his debut on July 26 in Cincinnati. The Mets counter in the opener with righty Corey Oswalt who has a 5.03 ERA over seven starts. In the nightcap, Zach Eflin will toe the rubber for the Phillies as he'll be recalled from Triple-A...

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