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Going All-Out On Bourn Seems Like Business As Usual

An article by posted on February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Going All-Out On Bourn Seems Like Business As Usual

What would you say the odds are that the Mets sign Michael Bourn? It’s been well documented that the Mets won’t make him an official offer unless they know that their first round pick is protected – you all know the story. But it was also reported that the Mets are willing and prepared to […]

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Dice-K Talking With Mets? Not So Fast…

An article by posted on February 3, 2013 0 Comments
Dice-K Talking With Mets? Not So Fast…

Updated by Joe D. Here we go again… Last month’s rumor that Daisuke Matsuzaka was being courted by the Mets, as reported by Hochi Shimbun from a Japanese newspaper, is making the rounds again today. This rumor was already shot down by the Mets two weeks ago, when a team source immediately disputed the report by Shimbun to […]

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BA Announces 2013 College All-America Team

An article by posted on February 2, 2013 0 Comments
BA Announces 2013 College All-America Team

Baseball America announced their 2013 Preseason College All-America Team. BA annually polls major league scouting directors to vote on the team and make their selections based on performance, talent and professional potential. In the past, the preseason All-America team has been a predictor both of the first round of the draft. For example, nine of the […]

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Mets Announce Minor League Deal With RHP LaTroy Hawkins

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Announce Minor League Deal With RHP LaTroy Hawkins

The Mets announced they have signed free-agent RHP LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. If Hawkins makes the team, he will earn a base salary of $1 million with chance to earn more in incentives. The 40-year old Hawkins spent last year with the Los Angeles Angels where he went 2-3 […]

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Matt Holliday Suggests Major Penalties For PED Users

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Holliday Suggests Major Penalties For PED Users

On Wednesday I was driving home and was listening to Matt Holliday who was a guest on SiriusXM MLB Network Radio, with Casey Stern and Jim Boweden. Holliday was discussing the issue of PED use in baseball, and gave his thoughts about increasing the penalties for players who are caught using. Here were Holliday’s suggestion. First […]

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Alex Rodriguez Could Be Finished In Pinstripes

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Alex Rodriguez Could Be Finished In Pinstripes

According to a report by Bill Madden, Christian Red and Teri Thompson of the New York Daily News, Alex Rodriguez’s Yankees career could be over. Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to ever wear the pinstripes again, sources familiar with the Yankees’ situation with their troubled third baseman told the Daily News, no matter what happens regarding new allegations that […]

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MMO Mailbag: Trade For Cubs Centerfielder Tony Campana?

An article by posted on January 30, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Trade For Cubs Centerfielder Tony Campana?

Jerome asks: Is there a chance that the Mets could check in on Cubs centerfielder Tony Campana? With Scott Hairston joining a crowded outfield situation in Chicago, Campana seems to be the odd man out now. Given the latest on the Michael Bourn front it seems unlikely that the Mets will sign him so why […]

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MMO Top 25 Prospects: Honorable Mentions

An article by posted on January 29, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Top 25 Prospects: Honorable Mentions

Last week, you saw the MMO Top 25 prospects come to an end on Friday. I know that there was some debate over placement and player names that were not included, so this post goes out to give credit to some players that just missed the cut. So without further a do, here we go… […]

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How Does Michael Bourn Play Into The Mets Endgame?

An article by posted on January 28, 2013 0 Comments
How Does Michael Bourn Play Into The Mets Endgame?

The Mets community is having a field day with Michael Bourn these days. I figured I might as well chime in too. First, let’s establish the basics: The Mets will (most likely) lose the 11th pick in the 2013 first-year player draft if they sign Bourn. Michael Bourn is a Scott Boras client. If the […]

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MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #5 (Fulmer) To #1 (Wheeler)

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #5 (Fulmer) To #1 (Wheeler)

And here we are… I never realized how difficult this whole process was. Hope you all have enjoyed this series, and if you still haven’t had your MiLB fix, you can look forward to honorable mentions and sleeper picks next week. 5. Michael Fulmer, RHP Height: 6’3” Weight: 200 LBS Age: 19 (20 in March) […]

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