Mets Waiting To See If Red Sox Dangle Shortstop Xander Bogaerts

An article by posted on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Waiting To See If Red Sox Dangle Shortstop Xander Bogaerts

According to a report in the New York Post, the Mets are waiting to see if the Red Sox dangle shortstop prospect Xander Bogaerts and will continue to let the SS market take shape. However, it appears that the Red Sox will be shifting newly signed Hanley Ramirez to left field, and with Pablo Sandoval at […]

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Alderson Willing To Forfeit Another Draft Pick? On Who Exactly?

An article by posted on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Willing To Forfeit Another Draft Pick? On Who Exactly?

Sandy Alderson told MLB Network Radio that he would consider forfeiting another draft pick if he can sign a player at a discount toward the end of the offseason. “We’d consider it. Of course it’s easier to give up a second-round pick after we’ve already lost a first-round pick.” Alderson pointed to last offseason when […]

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Mariners Lockup One Of Their Own, Will Mets Be Ready To Do Likewise When Time Comes?

An article by posted on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mariners Lockup One Of Their Own, Will Mets Be Ready To Do Likewise When Time Comes?

Kyle Seager signed a $100 million dollar 7-year extension with the Mariners on Monday. The deal absorbs his final two years of salary arbitration and tacks on five more years and a team option, keeping him in a Mariners uniform until 2022 (his 34th birthday). Seager is something of an oddity. He was drafted out […]

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Granderson Won’t Change Approach, Expects Better Numbers Next Season

An article by posted on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Won’t Change Approach, Expects Better Numbers Next Season

Responding to team reports that he could have hit nine more home runs last season with these new Citi Field dimensions, Curtis Granderson said he isn’t interested in playing “the would’ve, could’ve game.” The Mets right fielder told Anthony McCarron of the Daily News that he doesn’t intend to change his approach. “There’ll be no […]

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These Rule 5 Draft Prospects Could Help Mets

An article by posted on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
These Rule 5 Draft Prospects Could Help Mets

Delino DeShields Jr. could be a solid Rule 5 selection. With the Mets 40 man roster currently at full capacity without adding a possible shortstop or left-handed reliever it may seem unlikely they would take someone in the Rule 5 draft. But there are still players on the Mets’ 40 who are very vulnerable starting […]

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What If Sandy Is Blowing Smoke On Flores?

An article by posted on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
What If Sandy Is Blowing Smoke On Flores?

For the better part of two months now, Sandy Alderson has been telling everyone about how impressed he is with Wilmer Flores and the prospect of him being the Mets everyday shortstop next season. Last week, he said about Flores’ defense that it’s not a disqualifier. “He did a nice job for us last year. […]

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Matt Harvey Feels 100 Percent, Set To Begin Workouts In December

An article by posted on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Feels 100 Percent, Set To Begin Workouts In December

Matt Harvey appeared on WFAN this morning where he spoke about a number of different team specific topics. as he gets set to make his return this Spring. The Mets righty feels great and expects to be 100 percent ready when he reports to camp in February. He is preparing to begin his normal offseason routine […]

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Daisuke Matsuzaka Returns To Japan

An article by posted on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
Daisuke Matsuzaka Returns To Japan

According to the Japan Times, right-handed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to Japan after playing six seasons with the Red Sox and the past two seasons with the Mets. Dice-K, 34, has agreed to a contract with the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks, who are the reigning Japanese League champions. In 41 games including 16 starts, Matsuzaka […]

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Mets Interested In LH Reliever Craig Breslow

An article by posted on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Interested In LH Reliever Craig Breslow

Sources have told Jon Morosi of Fox Sports that the Mets are interested in free-agent LHP Craig Breslow. The former Red Sox reliever went 2-4 with a 5.96 ERA and 1.86 WHIP in 60 relief appearances in 2014.  Left-handed hitters batted .291 against Breslow last season with a .838 OPS in 118 plate appearances. However, the 34-year […]

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Ambiguity, Interpretations, and Assumptions in Sabermetrics

An article by posted on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
Ambiguity, Interpretations, and Assumptions in Sabermetrics

An MMO Fan Shot by DerpyMets Two seasons ago I set forth on a somewhat insane, ambitious project to calculate all of the Mets pitching stats by hand for an entire season. This included watching every game, carefully marking down everything that happened (balls, strikes, fly balls, ground balls, line drives, bunts, blah blah blah, […]

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