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JOSH THOLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Travis d’Arnaud and the Mets’ youth movement

In 2012, the primary catcher for the Mets was Josh Thole, who posted a .584 OPS that year, showing what his career track attests, that he’s nothing more than a back-up. In 2013, primary catching responsibility was taken over by John Buck who also confirmed his career status by swatting 15 homeruns, supported by a meager .652 OPS. When the Mets season begins again this evening,...
Via Mets360.com
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Second basemen the Blue Jays could trade for

With the Toronto Blue Jays clinging to a one game lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East, here are a couple of players who the Jays could trade for to fill their current needs at second base. Daniel Murphy, 2B New York Mets: Murphy is in the last year of his current contract with the Mets and is being paid $5.7 million this season.  His stock is definitely on...
Via Sports-Glory
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reyes and Thole Say Playing For The Mets Is Tough

Former Mets shortstop Jose Reyes said he feels sorry for his former teammate David Wrightwrites Anthony Rieber of Newsday. “After a little while, you just want to win,” Reyes said. “It’s not about the money, because we are already set. We’ve got a contract and it’s now about winning. We’re not getting any younger, you know? What is he, 31? I’m 31. I want to win...
Via BigAppleMetsTalk
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Easiest Thing To Do In Baseball?

By now, you all have read that Jose Reyes & Josh Thole shared their views of David Wright and the New York Mets as a franchise. You know, it’s funny to me. With Reyes, you have a guy who had his career built here in New York – a guy who took a big contract with a BAD team, talking about how he just wants to win? And he feels bad for Wright in his current situation? Let me...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

101-Year-Old Grandma Throws Out First Pitch At Blue Jays Game (Video)

Kitty Cohen set a record Sunday in Toronto that likely will not be broken anytime soon. Cohen, a 101-year-old grandmother, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Blue Jays’ Mother’s Day matchup with the Los Angeles Angels, becoming the oldest Canadian ever to do so. During the pregame festivities, Cohen jogged to the mound, took the ball from the Blue Jays’ mascot...
Via NESN.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Thole's knuckleball mitt beats out Kratz's bat

The Toronto Blue Jays made their decision on a backup catcher yesterday when they kept Josh Thole and sent Erik Kratz to the minors. From the outside looking it, it appears that Thole's one skill set determined the outcome--his experience with R.A. Dickey.I should say in advance that I was rooting for Erik Kratz. So anything I write on this subject could be prejudicial....
Via The Flagrant Fan
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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