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Carlos Zambrano (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Carlos Zambrano Signs With L.I. Ducks, Joins Dontrelle Willis In Rotation

According to Ryan Dunleavy of the Courier News, Carlos Zambrano signed a contract with the Ducks earlier this week. The 31-year-old, formerly one of the top pitchers in the National League, was a three-time All-Star in the majors and the NL wins leader in 2006.

05/08/2013

Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Kallet: Despite Mets’ Strong Start, Abysmal Back End Of Rotation Could Doom Club In A Hurry

The back end of New York’s rotation has been predictably abysmal. Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey — the current No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 starters — have a combined 6.23 ERA in 23 2/3 innings pitched.

04/16/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Schwei: Comparing Harvey To Ryan, Buck To Kingman And Other Mets Notes

The Mets are off to a 7-4 start in 2013 with the battery of Matt Harvey and John Buck leading the way.

04/15/2013

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Report: Mets ‘Monitoring’ Sluggers Giancarlo Stanton, Carlos Gonzalez

According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, the Mets are continuing to “monitor the situation” surrounding Giancarlo Stanton and Carlos Gonzalez.

04/11/2013

Terry Collins  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Robinson Cano (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Josh Hamilton (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Evan Roberts’ 2013 MLB Season Preview And Predictions

It’s hilarious how everyone wants to claim the Yankees may finish in last or will be the new-age ’65 team. Meanwhile, in Queens…

03/26/2013

Buster Posey (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) and Willie Mays (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Is Buster Posey The Next Willie Mays?

Joost “Luke” Demoes is our guest blogger this week. In this installment of By The Numbers, he makes a very interesting comparison.

02/19/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Trio Of Mets Crack Top 30 In MLB’s Prospect Rankings

The Amazin’s have three players on MLB.com’s Top 100 Prospect List, each ranking in the top 30. Most notably are catcher Travis d’Arnaud (ranked sixth) — who was snatched up in the R.A. Dickey deal — and Zack Wheeler (ranked eighth).

01/30/2013

Andy Pettitte (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Andy Pettitte Decides To Pass On Participating In World Baseball Classic

Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte will not pitch for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed.

01/29/2013

Brian Wilson (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Mets Reportedly Unimpressed With Brian Wilson, Won’t Offer Him Major League Deal

Relief pitcher Brian Wilson worked out for the Mets at UCLA on Saturday, and according to a report, general manager Sandy Alderson was far from impressed.

01/16/2013

Mike Piazza (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Guilty By Association, Mets Legend Mike Piazza Is Snubbed By Hall Of Fame Voters

The 1993 National League Rookie of the Year was a Met from 1998-2005. He won 10 Silver Slugger Awards and was the All-Star Game MVP in 1996. He also holds the record for most home runs by a catcher with 396.

01/09/2013

Citi Field (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets ‘Very Interested’ In Bringing MLS To Citi Field; Politicians Speak Out

City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. said on Thursday that the National League club is “very interested and fully capable” of bringing Major League Soccer to Citi Field, the New York Daily News reported on Thursday.

01/04/2013

R.A. Dickey (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Big Day For R.A.? Mets’ Dickey Hoping For Cy Young Honors

In the third sentence of his memoir, a humble R.A. Dickey said he’d “never lead the league in strikeouts.” It’s time for a revision — or maybe two.

11/14/2012

David Wright (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and R.A. Dickey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Nothing To See Here: Mets Reportedly ‘Not Close’ To Extending Wright, Dickey

The talks and negotiations are slow-moving. One person with knowledge of the contract proceedings said that the Mets are “not close” to agreeing to terms with either player.

11/06/2012

Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves walks into the clubhouse after the Braves lost to the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3, during the National League Wild Card playoff game. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kallet: MLB’s New Wild Card Format Is Completely Unjust, And I Have A Solution

If Commissioner Selig is so insistent on having an extra Wild Card team in each league, then I have a solution. Is it a perfect solution? By no stretch of the imagination. It has its holes, and many would cry foul if it was ever implemented, but I can guarantee than it’s far more fair than what’s currently in place.

10/09/2012

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

New MLB Playoff Format Could Hurt Top Teams On The Field, In The Pocket

Regardless of where you stand on the new MLB playoff schedule, one thing is for sure: The new format could hurt the teams with the best records, both on the field and in the pocket

10/04/2012

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