Mets Top Mariners on Mazeika’s Heroics

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Mets 5, Mariners 4   NEW YORK, May 14 — Patrick Mazeika channeled his inner Willie Mays and the New York Mets topped the Seattle Mariners 5–4 at Citi Field on Saturday evening. Fifty years to the day after Mays homered for a key Mets win, so did Mazeika. The catcher’s tie-breaking seventh inning blast on […] READ MORE


Trading Prospects for Veterans by Mets

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Trading prospects for veterans can be decisive in a team’s title hopes. The New York Mets know the successes and failures of these trades.  Such trades for veterans Mike Piazza and Yoennis Cespedes earned trips to the World Series for the Mets in 2000 and 2015. However, the Mets’ trade deadline acquisition of Javier Baez […] READ MORE


Oakland A’s Teardown Reexamined

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Following the A’s teardown over the offseason, there weren’t many baseball writers in America that would have given the Oakland Athletics much of a shot at staying competitive in the AL West in the 2022 season. After the MLB lockout ended, the team decided it was time to part ways with all of their core […] READ MORE


Mets Home Opener

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The cheers will be a little louder at Friday’s New York Mets home opener at Citi Field versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mets will be sitting in first place in the National East’s standings as they stand for player introductions. The unveiling of the long-overdue Tom Seaver statue at Citi Field will inspire cheers and […] READ MORE


Mets Spring Training Schedule Breakdown

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The updated spring training schedule for the New York Mets is now out. The abbreviated slate consists of 15 games, running from March 19th to April 5th. The following day, the Mets will travel to DC in preparation for Opening Day on April 7th against the Washington Nationals. Coincidentally, the Nats are one of only […] READ MORE


Chris Bassitt Heading to Mets

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Mets Side of the Deal The New York Mets have traded for veteran right-hander Chris Bassitt. In the deal, prospects J.T. Ginn and Adam Oller are headed to the Oakland A’s. Bassitt made his debut in Chicago with the White Sox in 2014. He was then traded to the A’s, where he’s excelled over the […] READ MORE


Previewing the 2021 Oakland Athletics

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The Oakland Athletics find themselves in a familiar situation as the 2021 season begins. Coming off their first division title since 2013, Oakland will once again be in the mix in a competitive AL West. The lack of offseason improvement, however, diminishes the likelihood that Bob Melvin’s squad will advance past the divisional round for […] READ MORE


Oakland Athletics 2020 Season Recap

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The 2020 season did not end the way Oakland Athletics fans wanted yet again. And yet, it was still another good year overall. A veteran-laden roster carried Oakland to a division title in the American League West Division, but they ultimately fell to the rival Houston Astros. Oakland Athletics 2020 Season Recap So much went […] READ MORE


A’s Defeat White Sox 5-3 Evening Up Series at 1-1

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Athletics 5 White Sox 3 The A’s White Sox series is heading for a deciding game three. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Chicago White Sox 5-3 to even up the best of three series on Wednesday afternoon. The first two games of the series were very similar with the winning team getting an early lead. […] READ MORE


Athletics vs White Sox: Wild Card Preview

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The 60-game season has wrapped up, and now it is time for the most unique postseason that MLB has ever seen. This year, eight teams from each league made the playoffs, as opposed to the previous rules with five per league. In a normal year, the AL West champion Oakland Athletics would have gotten the […] READ MORE