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As we enter the second week of September, several teams are making their postseason push. Despite all the outcry by Phillies and Mets fans to “traid e’rybody,” for the exception of Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino, the teams have stayed in tact. With teams such as the Pirates, Athletics and Orioles sticking around, would they consider trading for an outfielder even though they would not be eligible for postseason play?
First, lets talk about whether it makes sense for a team to add a player like the Mets Scott Hairston or the Phillies Juan Pierre this late in the season. With the Orioles Nick Markakis out, should they look to add at this point? I think it should be considered even though the player(s) added would not be eligible for postseason play. Nobody gave the Orioles a chance to be in the race at this point. They have, despite an inferior run differential, proven they can be a playoff team, regardless of the nay
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The New York Mets and the Savannah Sand Gnats today jointly announced they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more years. The renewal will keep Savannah as a Mets’ affiliate through the 2014 season.
During the Mets affiliation, the Sand Gnats have enjoyed some of their most successful seasons in franchise history. The Sand Gnats were the South Atlantic League...
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FLUSHING, N.Y., September 10, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced the launch of the R.A. Dickey 3...
MMO 9/11 TRIBUTE DAY
The Mets. The Braves. Late September. This is what a pennant race is all about. It was the 148th game that season and the defending NL Champion Mets were surging. We’d cut the lead from 13 ½ to just 5 ½ and now the first place Braves were coming to town. At least, that’s what a pennant race should be about.
But on this September night there was not the...
On Monday night the Mets were on the losing end of a game that saw the first MLB pitcher to reach 19 wins this season. Tonight, they’ll try to turn the tables on the Washington Nationals and get a 19th W for one of their own.
R.A. Dickey makes his 29th start in a Cy Young caliber season tonight when the Mets host the Nationals in the second game of a three-game set at Citi Field...
The Philadelphia Phillies are likely going to need a good deal of help to make the playoffs, but getting back to .500 is a first step. The Phillies look to match their season high with a sixth straight win Tuesday night when they continue their series against the Miami Marlins. Philadelphia was 14 games under .500 after losing its first game out of the All-Star break, but just...
Collin McHugh‘s nine-strikeout debut against Colorado at the end of August (box) created reason for enthusiam apropos the Mets right-hander. His third major-league start, Monday night in Washington (box), was decidedly more challenging.
Here are three lessons regarding Collin McHugh from that same Monday start.
Lesson One: Slider Location Is Probably Important for McHugh
Carlos Ruiz scored in the first half to give Guatemala a 1-0 win over Antigua and Barbuda in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
Ruiz rifled a shot into the back of the net in the 26th minute to give Guatemala the victory and all but eliminate Antigua from contention.
Guatemala now shares the Group A lead with Jamaica ahead of its match against the United States later Tuesday...
The Phillies still face significant challenges as they try to make the playoffs this season. This weekend’s series sweep of the Colorado Rockies could be the momentum the Phightin’s need to make a September run. So, Can the Phillies Make the Playoffs?
The Phillies are 69-71, and have only twenty-two games left to play, with six games behind the St. Louis Cardinals in race for...
Jimmy Rollins homered and drove in three runs and Roy Halladay won again as the streaking Philadelphia Phillies outslugged the Miami Marlins 9-7 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win.
Despite allowing five runs in 6 1-3 innings, Halladay (10-7) improved to 4-0 in his last five starts. The right-hander walked three and struck out six.
Juan Pierre and Chase Utley both had...
NEW YORK -- R.A. Dickey had been given a one-run lead in the fifth inning Tuesday, and knowing the New York Mets' offense lately, he couldn't expect to get much more than that. But Dickey couldn't hold it, as Tyler Moore hit a two-run, pinch-hit home run in the top of the seventh to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-3 win at Citi Field. Bryce Harper set a career...
Miami Marlins (63-79) at Philadelphia Phillies (70-71)
Nathan Eovaldi (3-5, 4.85) vs. Roy Halladay (9-7, 3.87)
Time: 7:05 PM, Citizens Bank Park
Weather: Mostly Sunny, 75
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“From the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Do we have closure? No. No, the heinous acts of terrorism last Tuesday will be with us for as long as we all shall...
Go ahead and start your road trip planning now. The Phillies have joined the rest of Major League Baseball in unveiling their 2013 schedule, which will commence in Atlanta on April 1, 2013. As previsouly reported, the Phillies will open their home schedule at Citizens Bank Park against the Kansas City Royals on April 5. This year's schedule will feature one inter-league series...
After a disappointing series with the Braves, the Mets host the Nationals in Queens. Collin McHugh will get the start tonight for the Mets. He is 0-1 over two starts with a 3.27 ERA as he has allowed 4 ER in 11.0 innings of work. His MLB debut was seven innings of shutout ball, and sadly his last start was not that as he allowed 4 ER in 4 innings. The Nationals have no current numbers...