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MMO Flashback: Changing the Dynamic, One Catcher at a Time

An article by posted on January 9, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Changing the Dynamic, One Catcher at a Time

With the recent acquisition of Travis d’Arnaud, the Mets added one of the top two catching prospects in the minors, the other being Mike Zunino. Could d’Arnaud be the next great Mets catcher to lead the team to a World Series as Jerry Grote, Gary Carter and Mike Piazza once did? It’s a good question […]

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If Healthy, Carl Pavano Wouldn’t Be A Bad Pickup

An article by posted on January 5, 2013 0 Comments
If Healthy, Carl Pavano Wouldn’t Be A Bad Pickup

With spring training almost a month away, the Mets are running out of time to fill voids left in the outfield, bullpen and starting rotation. Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger reported this morning that the Mets and Carl Pavano are in preliminary discussions on a potential deal, and that the interest is mutual. A lot of […]

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Bobby V Has A New Gig

An article by posted on January 5, 2013 0 Comments

According to the Huffington Post, former Mets and Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine will work as a commentator for NBC Sports Radio. He will be the part-time co-host of a weekday talk show that debuts in April. Starting this month, he will also periodically provide analysis to NBC Sports Radio shows and affiliated stations. Valentine […]

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What Are The Mets’ Biggest Questions Heading Into 2013 Season?

An article by posted on January 4, 2013 0 Comments
What Are The Mets’ Biggest Questions Heading Into 2013 Season?

Since Sandy Alderson took over as general manager after the 2010 season, the Mets have attempted to compete in the short-term while always keeping an eye on 2013 and beyond. That future is now upon them, but questions still remain — particularly these 10, which should form the outline of another intriguing season according to […]

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MMO Mailbag: Trading For Promising Outfielders?

An article by posted on January 4, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Trading For Promising Outfielders?

Andrew asks: I know there is no way the Marlins would trade Stanton to us, but I see a few other solid young outfielders that could help the Mets in a big way. What about Mark Trumbo of the Angels, A.J. Pollock from the Dbacks, or Gary Brown from the Giants? Trumbo would be the most ideal, but the […]

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Young Could Make Perfect Sense To Replace Dickey In Mets Rotation

An article by posted on January 4, 2013 0 Comments
Young Could Make Perfect Sense To Replace Dickey In Mets Rotation

Chris Young remains a viable option to be re-signed to fill the rotation void according to what a source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Young, returning from surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder, made 20 starts for the Mets in 2012 and went 4-9 with a 4.15 ERA in […]

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Mets Bring Back Omar Quintanilla On A Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Bring Back Omar Quintanilla On A Minor League Deal

Infielder Omar Quintanilla is returning to the Mets on a minor league deal with a spring-training invite, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN NewYork. The Mets traded Quintanilla to the Baltimore Orioles for cash last July 20 after a decent job as a backup middle infielder for the team. The 31-year old hit a combined .243 with four homers […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is Hamilton Bennett The 2013 Josh Edgin?

An article by posted on January 3, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is Hamilton Bennett The 2013 Josh Edgin?

Hitman asks: What are the chances of Hamilton Bennett being this upcoming season’s Josh Edgin when it comes to making the jump through AA & AAA? Here’s a 24 year old lefty that, like Edgin, has done a great job the previous 2 seasons in Savannah & PSL. Last season, although he had trouble vs right handed hitters (.270, […]

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Baseball America: Mets Still Bottom 15 Farm System

An article by posted on January 3, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball America: Mets Still Bottom 15 Farm System

Jim Callis of Baseball America addressed the following questions regarding the Mets minor league system for his Ask BA post. After the R.A. Dickey trade, how would the Mets Top 10 now shake out? Is Noah Syndergaard a potential No. 1 starter? How would you rank the Mets system overall? After the R.A. Dickey trade, […]

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Mets Still Seeking A Starter, Using Citi Field and Guaranteed Spot For Bait

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Still Seeking A Starter, Using Citi Field and Guaranteed Spot For Bait

Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog is reporting that The Mets are still looking for a veteran starting pitcher, who they will most likely sign off the free-agent market. This winter, the Mets have been most linked in rumors to Shaun Marcum, Joe Saunders, Carl Pavano and Chris Young, though Jair Jurrjens, Kyle Lohse, Derek Lowe and Daisuke Matsuzaka, among others, are […]

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