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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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Morning Grind: Is Ike Davis Heading Toward A Statistical Cliff?

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Is Ike Davis Heading Toward A Statistical Cliff?

Is Ike Davis heading toward a statistical cliff? I’m really concerned about the fact that unless something drastic happens between now and Opening Day, there will be no real legitimate right-handed power bat to protect Ike Davis in the lineup. The Mets are lacking a true number five hitter. With Davis being the Mets’ number […]

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The Keepers: Matt Harvey, A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

An article by posted on December 29, 2012 0 Comments
The Keepers: Matt Harvey, A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Yesterday, I was reminded about a feature I started after last season ended, entitled “The Keepers”. It’s just a few posts intended to highlight some of the bright up and coming players we have in our system. Enjoy!  After spending just over a season and a half in the minors, and dominating at each level […]

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Mets Sign Aaron Laffey To Minor League Contract

An article by posted on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Aaron Laffey To Minor League Contract

The Mets have announced the signing of Aaron Laffey to a minor league deal. The 27-year old left-hander pitched to a  4.56 ERA with 4.3 K/9 and 3.3 BB/9 in 16 starts and six relief appearances for Toronto last season. He also spent time pitching in Triple-A Las Vegas, which is where the Mets’ Triple-A team will call […]

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Mets Talking To Saunders, Marcum And Pavano

An article by posted on December 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Talking To Saunders, Marcum And Pavano

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, the Mets are now kicking the tires on Joe Saunders. He reports that they are still discussing Carl Pavano and Chris Young, as well as Shaun Marcum. Saunders would be a nice addition to the Mets rotation, and could easily slot into the number four or five spot. He has a career […]

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