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Today's Hate List …

By: metstradamus | May 18, 2018 I mean, just … why? Why do you hate us? Do you want chaos and destruction? Do you like torture? Do you really think that the Mets would trade their two most marketable players to the unsustainable model in the Bronx … for Ronald Torreyes and Armando Benitez? I hate you. You are the list. Jacob deGrom, New York Yankees, Noah Syndergaard, Mets View the original article on Metstradamus: Today's Hate List...

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Smoak On The Water

By: metstradamus | May 17, 2018 There was an 18 minute delay in Wednesday’s Blue Jays/Mets game so that J.A. Happ could get more Diamond Dry on the mound. Once the grounds crew brought out the bags for the mound, they figured “well why not bring more bags out for the infield”, even though they had just poured the stuff on the infield during the previous inning break. Then the Blue Jays decided “well we have to get on a plane back to Toronto after the game and we don’t want to be sicker than we already will be,...

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5/16/18 Game Preview: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Mets

By: metstradamus | May 16, 2018 Did you know that the Toronto Blue Jays have never beaten the Mets in Queens? Like, ever? Well after Tuesday night’s 12-2 loss to the Flushing Nine, they have one more chance to do it before they have to wait three to six more years. (That sounds like a prison sentence.) The Jays and our hometown heroes go at it again at 1:10 today at Citi Field. The big news is that Yoenis Cespedes has been placed on the 10-day DL with a hip injury that had been nagging him. Yoenis Céspedes has...

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Rage Of Invention

By: metstradamus | May 16, 2018 Tuesday marked the first time Noah Syndergaard started a game since pitching coach Dave Eiland’s cryptic comments about him. Let’s recap: “I just don’t know where the expectations came from. He’s spent, what, 2 ¹/₂ years in the big leagues? So I don’t know where all the expectations came from, I wasn’t here for all that, but he is yet to do a whole lot at the major league level. Now is he capable of it? Yeah, but he is 25 years old. For the most part, every game he’s kept us in...

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