Can Juan Lagares Sustain His BABIP?

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Can Juan Lagares Sustain His BABIP?

With a .281 average and a .703 OPS, Juan Lagares quietly posted solid numbers at the plate in 2014. However, not everyone is sold on his ability just yet. The majority of popular projection systems expect Lagares to regress significantly this season. For example, Steamer projects Lagares to have a .642 OPS while CIARO has […]

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2015 Mets Opening Day Roster Projection (Version 4.0)

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2015 Mets Opening Day Roster Projection (Version 4.0)

I think it’s safe to say that this is my final 2015 Opening Day Roster Projection of the preseason. Yep, that’s right, there will be no more of my roster projections for you to kick around anymore after this. Starting Lineup 1. CF Juan Lagares 2. RF Curtis Granderson 3. 3B David Wright 4. 1B […]

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Does A Contract Extension for Lucas Duda Make Sense?

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
Does A Contract Extension for Lucas Duda Make Sense?

Last Spring, the Mets were debating whether to start Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, or even Josh Satin at first base. One year later, Ike Davis is wearing yellow and green in Oakland, and the team is considering a long-term contract for Duda, who is coming off a breakout season. What is unique about Duda as […]

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Mets Deal Matt den Dekker To Nationals For LHP Jerry Blevins

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Mets Deal Matt den Dekker To Nationals For LHP Jerry Blevins

The team just announced that they have dealt outfielder Matt den Dekker to the Washington Nationals in return for LH reliever Jerry Blevins, Blevins, 31, was 2-3 with a 4.87 ERA (31 earned runs/57.1 innings) and 66 strikeouts in 64 games for the Nationals last year. The 6-6, 185-pounder has appeared in 60 or more […]

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Mets Acquire LHP Alex Torres From Padres

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Mets Acquire LHP Alex Torres From Padres

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mets have acquired lefty Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres. In return, the Padres will receive Mets prospect Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later. Torres, 27, went 2-1 with a 3.33 ERA (20 earned runs/54.0 innings) in 70 games with San Diego in 2014. […]

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Mets GM Says Vic Black Is Likely Heading To The DL

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Mets GM Says Vic Black Is Likely Heading To The DL

Vic Black threw another bullpen session off a mound at Tradition Field on Monday, however general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters afterward that it is unlikely that Black is ready for Opening Day. If Black begins the season on the disabled list then the Mets can backdate it to March 9, giving the righthander a […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Marlins 1

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Marlins 1

The Mets (17-11) beat the Marlins (12-12) by a score of 7-1 on Monday afternoon at Tradition Field. With the last spot in the starting rotation potentially at stake, Rafael Montero took the ball for the Mets and was awesome, striking out six batters in six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and walking none. Montero […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

Big game for Rafael Montero who gets another chance today today to make a case for the starting rotation as the New York Mets take on the Miami Marlins. Montero opposes right-hander Dan Haren for the Marlins in a 1:10 PM matchup at Tradition Field (SNY). Mets Notes Fred Wilpon addressed Mets players in a […]

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ESPN NY: Mets Still Open To Trading Dillon Gee

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN NY: Mets Still Open To Trading Dillon Gee

Despite losing Zack Wheeler to a ligament tear that required Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets still may trade right-hander Dillon Gee within the month, an organization source told ESPN New York. “Gee is expected to open the season in the Mets’ rotation, although there are dissenters among team officials, who prefer prospect Rafael […]

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MMO 2015 Season Preview: American League East

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO 2015 Season Preview: American League East

There is just something about March Madness that gets me so jacked up! No, it’s not the random 14 seed that hits a 3 pointer to seal an upset win over a #3 seed. It isn’t the cutting of the nets, the strive for perfection, or listening to Jay Bilas tell me how to fill […]

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