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Pirates Designate Former Met Ike Davis For Assignment

PITTSBURGH (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Pirates have designated former Mets first baseman Ike Davis for assignment and have added pitcher Jameson Taillon to the 40-man roster. 298 more words


Japan All-Star Series: Despite Longo's homerun, MLB squad loses exhibition


Once again the Japanese pitching was magical and kept the MLB All-Stars in check rather well.
Shota Takeda pitched three innings in which he allowed only one unearned run on four hits. 450 more words

Alcides Escobar

The New York Mets Move the CitiField Fences In and Suddenly All is Good?

After adding Michael Cuddyer last week, the New York Mets decided the next thing on the agenda was moving in the outfield fences–again.

Instead of addressing the real problem, having a light-hitting offense that struggles to even make contact at times, they are changing the dimensions and hoping this solves their woes. 417 more words

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Japan All-Star Series: game five


Matt Shoemaker recovered from his loss in game one of this series in Japan. In the first game he took the loss after five innings of work and two runs allowed. 343 more words

Alcides Escobar

Happy Day For Hitters: Mets Move In Fences At Citi Field For Second Time

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — It’s a happy day for hitters.

Mired in a streak of six straight losing seasons and hoping to boost offense, the New York Mets are moving in their fences at Citi Field for the second time. 750 more words


Michael Cuddyer Signing a Head-Scratcher or an Underrated Move?

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The New York Mets inked veteran Michael Cuddyer to a two-year, $21 million deal earlier this week. The 35-year-0ld had just rejected a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Colorado Rockies. 388 more words

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