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The Gradual Improvement Of A Farm System

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
The Gradual Improvement Of A Farm System

Years ago, the best options internally the Mets has to fill any vacancies in either the pitching or offensive side of the ball delivered a large handful of quad-A guys and retreads. The system had very few pieces to ever even dream about trading, and the prospects with enough value to be traded were labeled […]

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Mets On Verge Of Trading Dickey, Blue Jays Travis D’Arnaud A “Must Have”

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets On Verge Of Trading Dickey, Blue Jays Travis D’Arnaud A “Must Have”

Update 9:00 PM Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is now saying that Blue Jays top Prospect Travis D’Arnaud, who is also ranked #11 overall by MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo, is being heavily rumored to be in the deal for Dickey. Update 7:15pm:   Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that Travis D’Arnaud was a “must have” at […]

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Angels Likely To Trade An Outfielder, Mets May Be A Fit

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Angels Likely To Trade An Outfielder, Mets May Be A Fit

Danny Knobbler of CBSSports.com is reporting via Twitter that the Angels are “very likely” to trade one of their outfielders now that Hamilton is in the fold. Here is Knobbler’s Tweet below. The Angels signing of Hamilton leaves them with a surplus of outfielders in Trout, Bourjos, Morales and Trumbo. That is five potential starters for just […]

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Dickey Now Top Pitcher Available On The Market, Rangers Still Interested

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Now Top Pitcher Available On The Market, Rangers Still Interested

With Anibal Sanchez now agreeing to return to the Tigers, James Shields a member of the Royals, and Zack Greinke joining the Dodgers, Dickey is now the best available pitcher remaining. The top free agent pitchers still available are Shaun Marcum, Kyle Lohse and Edwin Jackson. Lohse is the best of the three, and has had a […]

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Angels Not Interested In Dickey, Not Looking To Deal Trumbo

An article by posted on December 13, 2012 0 Comments
Angels Not Interested In Dickey, Not Looking To Deal Trumbo

Update 3:20 PM In fact have been told #Angels aren/t 1 of teams currently trying to obtain Dickey. So guess we could stop Bourjos or Trumbo thoughts. #Mets — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) December 13, 2012 Other teams asked about Mark Trumbo, and been told that he’s not available; the Angels have said they are keeping […]

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Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo Heading To Reds

An article by posted on December 11, 2012 0 Comments
Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo Heading To Reds

The Reds and Indians are deep in talks that would send Shin-Soo Choo to Cincinnati, according to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports. The Indians would receive center fielder Drew Stubbs and shortstop Didi Gregorius in return. The Reds are expected to receive another player in addition to Choo. The Reds plan to use Choo in center field and as […]

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NL East Teams Have Taken Steps To Improve, Except For The Mets

An article by posted on December 11, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Teams Have Taken Steps To Improve, Except For The Mets

There have been a lot of rumors so far this offseason regarding the Mets, which has been both exciting and frustrating at the same time. But, even with all of the rumors, Mets fans have yet to see Sandy make any addition to the team that will be part of the 2013 roster. The reality is that every team […]

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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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