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Cuddyer Among Some Good Outfield Options For Mets

An article by posted on October 23, 2013 0 Comments
Cuddyer Among Some Good Outfield Options For Mets

Could Michael Cuddyer join his best friend David Wright in Flushing? As we continue our quest for a winning team, we look at acquiring an outfielder.  To begin with, it sounds easier than it really is.  In July, teams traded their players – Alex Rios, Michael Morse, Justin Maxwell – because their chances of competing […]

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All Baseball Fans Are Gonna Miss Jim Leyland

An article by posted on October 22, 2013 0 Comments
All Baseball Fans Are Gonna Miss Jim Leyland

If you’re a true baseball fan, you’ve got to admit it; you’re going to miss Jim Leyland. He’s one of those guys you either love or hate – or maybe love to hate. But deep down inside, we all love the man because we love the sport and he’s been a part of the very […]

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Featured Post: A Dying Brand

An article by posted on October 21, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: A Dying Brand

A few minutes ago, I was scrolling through MLB Trade Rumors when I noticed some Yankees’ notes. Turns out the Yanks, long believed to be trying to climb under the luxury-tax threshold, are going to spend this winter. (I know – pick up your jaw) The clip listed their preferred targets as Masahiro Tanaka, Brian […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Mets Offseason Plan Using The Red Sox Model

An article by posted on October 5, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Mets Offseason Plan Using The Red Sox Model

Here’s a post from diehardmets who gives a good example of what the Mets offseason might look like using the Boston Red Sox model from last Winter. The question is where do you want to spend. Overpaying on Shin-Soo Choo or Jacoby Ellsbury is just repeating the mistakes of the past. I would think our fans are […]

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Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu Officially Declared A Free Agent

An article by posted on September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu Officially Declared A Free Agent

Updating this Fan Shot by by Long Suffering Met Fan with this breaking news… Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that Cuban first baseman Jose Dariel Abreu has officially been declared a free agent and is now eligible to sign with any Major League club. MLB Trade Rumors adds that Abreu “promises to become one of […]

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Talking Nimmo, Plawecki, Boyd, Wheeler, Ynoa With Our Sand Gnats Beat Writer

An article by posted on September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Talking Nimmo, Plawecki, Boyd, Wheeler, Ynoa With Our Sand Gnats Beat Writer

Hey everyone, enjoy this interview session with our Savannah Sand Gnats beat writer, Wally Murphy, who attended every single Savannah home game for us this year… Thanks, Wally… Joe D.  The Sand Gnats had a tremendous first half, which led them to clinching the playoffs. After Plawecki and Boyd were promoted and left holes in […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Did Not Having A Leadoff Man Hurt Mets More Than We Think?

An article by posted on September 27, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Did Not Having A Leadoff Man Hurt Mets More Than We Think?

Opening Day Lead-off Man, Collin Cowgill On September 22, 2013, Rob Rogan of Mets360.com wrote an article titled, The 2013 Mets were worse than you thought. In his article, he includes the following table to show how the Mets performed by position using fWAR: From April 20 - May 25, the Mets record was 9-22, a .290 […]

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With Great Sales Comes Greater Responsibility

An article by posted on September 27, 2013 0 Comments
With Great Sales Comes Greater Responsibility

Matt Harvey must be feeling pretty good about himself right now. The pitcher’s elbow injury is healing well, or so he says, and he wraps up a winning season in his first full season in Major League Baseball. Yesterday, MLB reported that Harvey ranked #2 in the jerseys sold this half of the season. Surprising, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Early Look At Free Agent WAR Rankings

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Early Look At Free Agent WAR Rankings

Will Mets target Shin-Soo Choo this Winter? On Fangraphs, they keep a running count of the standings for free agents based on WAR (Wins Above Replacement). Now, I am not interested in debating the validity of WAR, and if it can be used as a factor in ranking players, but these are the updated standings […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Impact Bats and Changing Fan Perception Are Top Priorities This Offseason

An article by posted on September 1, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Impact Bats and Changing Fan Perception Are Top Priorities This Offseason

Call me crazy, but… I’ve been thinking about the Mets upcoming offseason and wondering what the team will do to improve. They have two problems to address: 1. Not enough impact position players on the team, particularly in the power department. 2. Recapturing the interest of fans, or in other words, convincing fans that the […]

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