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MMO Mailbag: Shift Aderlin Rodriguez To The Outfield?

An article by posted on December 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Shift Aderlin Rodriguez To The Outfield?

Alex In CT asks: With no real power corner outfielders to speak of in the Mets minors, would it make sense to shift Aderlin Rodriguez to left or right field? As it stands now he’s blocked by David Wright and Ike Davis at the corner infield spots. We know he has the bat, but does […]

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Where Does Wilmer Flores Wind Up Now?

An article by posted on December 9, 2012 0 Comments
Where Does Wilmer Flores Wind Up Now?

Pete asks: Now that David Wright will be our third baseman until 2020, what is the future of third base prospect Wilmer Flores? Do you think he’ll be moved to the outfield, or will he be traded? Sean Kenny replies: First – Wilmer Flores and outfield should not be mentioned in the same sentence unless it is […]

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Valdespin Tells Mets To Go Tweet Themselves

An article by posted on December 7, 2012 0 Comments
Valdespin Tells Mets To Go Tweet Themselves

Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin is tweeting photos of himself on his twitter account. This particular pic of him sporting a Miami Marlins cap is drawing harsh criticism from the Mets fan base this morning. Valdespin, who was recently suspended for insubordination while playing Winter Ball, has become a magnet for controversy. Despite his talent, the Mets may […]

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Rubin: Teams Asking For Zack Wheeler In Trade Discussions

An article by posted on December 5, 2012 0 Comments
Rubin: Teams Asking For Zack Wheeler In Trade Discussions

According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, teams have been asking for Zack Wheeler virtually every time the Mets try to engage in any trade discussions. Rubin says that even when the Mets are discussing platoon or back up catchers, Wheeler’s name has come up. Are you Kidding me? These teams can’t be serious. If general […]

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Mets Not Looking Into Pestano, Red Sox Might Be Moving Ellsbury

An article by posted on December 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Not Looking Into Pestano, Red Sox Might Be Moving Ellsbury

As the second day of the Winter Meetings in Nashville comes to a close, here are a few updates that might be of interest to you all… Buster Olney tweets that the Red Sox might be looking to move Jacoby Ellsbury for pitching now. This is likely surfacing because the Red Sox signed Shane Victorino. […]

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Mets Looked Into Parra, Reynolds, And Lannan

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Looked Into Parra, Reynolds, And Lannan

Here are a few tweets you might have missed in the wild ride that the second day of the Winter Meetings… According to Joel Sherman, the Mets looked into John Lannan – apparently as insurance to fill out their rotation if they trade RA Dickey. Lannan was recently non-tendered by the Nationals, where he has […]

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Shane Victorino Signs With The Red Sox For $39 Million Over 3 Years

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Shane Victorino Signs With The Red Sox For $39 Million Over 3 Years

Shane Victorino has become the latest addition to the Red Sox as they look to rework their team after a failed season. According to MLBTR,  Victorino has signed a three-year deal worth $39 MM, pending a physical. He was previously ranked, on MLBTR, as their 12th best free agent this offseason. The $13 MM per […]

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Jason Bay Close To Deal With Mariners

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Jason Bay Close To Deal With Mariners

ESPN.com’s Brock and Salk show has reported that the Seattle Mariners are close to a deal with former Mets outfielder Jason Bay. At this point the potential terms of the deal have not been disclosed. If you remember, The Seattle Mariners were one of the other teams in pursuit of Bay when the Mets eventually […]

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MMO Mailbag: Tejada’s Role After 2014?

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Tejada’s Role After 2014?

Wex asks: Do you think Ruben Tejada will still be the everyday shortstop in 2015? The reason I ask is the Mets drafted Gavin Cecchini one year after they went way over slot on Phillip Evans. They also signed the top Dominican shortstop Germán Ahmed Rosario in July for a record setting bonus. All these […]

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Mets May Have Dollars For Ryan Ludwick, Rockies Shopping Dexter Fowler

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets May Have Dollars For Ryan Ludwick, Rockies Shopping Dexter Fowler

Here are some of the latest Mets and MLB updates from late last night… Joel Sherman tweets that the Mets might budget some of their extra dollars to fill their “severe” hole in the outfield, and he also states the the Mets have interest in Ryan Ludwick. Ludwick turned 34 in July and is coming […]

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