May 31st, 2017

Meet Jeremy Rochford, the man that will do anything to become a Scout

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We’ve all heard those cliché expressions. “You have to follow your dreams”, and “you can only get there if you try as hard as you can try”. Well, during my trip the Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Maryland, I met the guy that wanted to put those clichés to the test.

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His name is Jeremy Rochford, a 28 year old from California, who has had various jobs throughout MiLB, and has tried to follow his dream of becoming a scout since he was a junior in high school.

What did he do?

He packed his bags, flew across the continental USA, and landed in the Nation’s Capital, with his huge sign, which reads “PLEASE INTERVIEW ME”, hoping that someone would take it seriously and offer him a position.

I had seen him multiple times in the lobby of the Gaylord National, and I had seen some people taking photos with…

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The Plus in MetsPlus: A Little more about Citi Perks

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You’ve probably seen them advertised on television. You’ve probably seen Citi Field personal in Blue t-shirts try to hand you a flyer about them, and you’ve probably realized that not everyone is eligible for them, but what are the perks? Today, we are going to figure that out.

First off, let’s look at who is eligible for Citi Perks. The main page of the Citi Perks website shows an image of three credit cards that are Citi Cards.

600x372_0415_citiperks Even though there are three cards featured, many more offer Citi Perks.

As you can see, the Citi Double cash card, the Citi Simplicity, and Citi ThankYou preferred are all featured in the image, but those are not the only Citi cards on the market. The Citi Prestige which is often thought of as one of the best premium cards on the market (which comes with 50,00 Thank you points, an…

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#PlayBallWeekend: Conforto Hitting Demo

This weekend is Play Ball Weekend, which means special kid-friendly articles and features all week long!

Today, Kevin Long and Michael Conforto demonstrate hitting tips for the young ones on MLB Network’s Play Ball.