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MMO Mailbag: Can Wilmer Flores Be A Fit In The Outfield?

An article by posted on October 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Can Wilmer Flores Be A Fit In The Outfield?

Nikki asks… I have a question that hopefully you guys can answer. Has there been any consideration to playing Wilmer Flores in the outfield? He seems to be the only righthanded hitter in the upper minors that seems to have any upside, and the Mets also seem to be in much better shape in the infield than they […]

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Which Players Had The Best Selling Jerseys In 2012

An article by posted on October 10, 2012 0 Comments
Which Players Had The Best Selling Jerseys In 2012

The MLB and the MLBPA released information on what players have the most popular jersey sales and once again the New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter tops the list according to the Biz of Baseball. Here are the the top twenty players: Derek Jeter, New York Yankees Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers Ichiro Suzuki, New York Yankees Bryce […]

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MMO Minors Mailbag: Familia/Mejia – Starters Or Relievers

An article by posted on October 9, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Minors Mailbag: Familia/Mejia – Starters Or Relievers

Aaron W. asks… Who is the better starter between Jenrry Mejia and Jeurys Familia? Is one better than the other? Are they starters or relievers in your opihion? Sean replies… The Jeurys Familia/Jenrry Mejia question will loom large in 2013, and honestly – there aren’t many accurate answers. Familia had a mixed season, and despite […]

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Braves GM Discusses Flaws With Wild Card Format, Infield Fly Rule

An article by posted on October 9, 2012 0 Comments
Braves GM Discusses Flaws With Wild Card Format, Infield Fly Rule

Atlanta Braves GM Frank Wren, made a few suggestions about the Wild Card format during an interview with David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Did this game show what some view as an inherent flaw in the Wild Card single-game playoff? “All of us at the general managers meeting when we talked about this format, it’s […]

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MMO Minors Mailbag: Will Vegas Affect Pitchers?

An article by posted on October 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Minors Mailbag: Will Vegas Affect Pitchers?

Rich asks… What do you think the effect will be on our prospects moving from Buffalo to Las Vegas? I read that the climate could be bad for our pitchers and I’m concerned about Zack Wheeler. I know that you talk to these players a lot and was wondering what you felt about this move? […]

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2013 First Year Player Draft Order and Bonus Pool Money

An article by posted on October 8, 2012 0 Comments
2013 First Year Player Draft Order and Bonus Pool Money

The following is the draft order for the 2013 First Year Player Draft. Each team’s approximate bonus pool to sign its picks in the first 10 rounds is in parentheses and comes courtesy of Baseball America. Those numbers are based on the 2012 pick values, which will be adjusted upward to reflect the increase in […]

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Garrett Olson, Jack Egbert Declare Free Agency

An article by posted on October 6, 2012 0 Comments
Garrett Olson, Jack Egbert Declare Free Agency

Mets farmhands LHP Garrett Olson and RHP Jack Egbert have declared free agency according to MiLB.com. Both pitchers spent the majority of the 2012 season with Triple-A Buffalo. Egbert, 29, was 3-4 with a 1.401 WHIP and a 5.40 ERA in 27 appearances this season. He made one appearance for the Mets, allowing no base runners in 2/3 of […]

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Do The Red Sox Have Eyes For Ike Davis?

An article by posted on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Do The Red Sox Have Eyes For Ike Davis?

According to Jon Heyman from CBS Sports, the Red Sox could have some serious interest in the Mets’ Ike Davis should he be available this offseason. The Red Sox will be looking for a first baseman this winter, Heyman writes, after sending Adrian Gonzalez to the Dodgers in late August and seeing placeholder James Loney continue to struggle offensively. Ike Davis has […]

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Mets Trade Target: J.P. Arencibia

An article by posted on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Trade Target: J.P. Arencibia

Sandy Alderson was on WFAN a short time ago. He addressed MANY different aspects of the season and what will happen in the offseason. One quote stood out to me more than any other. Mike Francesa asked “Do you expect to make small upgrades in the OF and C or do you plan on making significant changes […]

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MetsMerized Radio Recap: The Return

An article by posted on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
MetsMerized Radio Recap: The Return

Listen to internet radio with MetsMerized on Blog Talk Radio! So there you go – I made the ultimate move to encourage laziness. Right above this text is your gateway to the most recent episode of MetsMerized Radio. In this episode, the fourth official one, you can hear Pete Shapiro and I make our debuts […]

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Regardless of the Cy Young, R.A Dickey is Inspirational

An article by posted on October 4, 2012 0 Comments
Regardless of the Cy Young, R.A Dickey is Inspirational

As we all know, 2012 was once again another season of disappointment.  I frown just thinking about it.  But regardless of what happened this season, there were some positive moments that we can look back on years from now.  Not only did the Mets finally get their first no-hitter this year, but they also got […]

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