Mets Daddy

Mets Daddy was raised to be a Mets fan by birth, and now he is raising a Mets fan of his own. He also uses Sabermetrics to either confirm the proverbial eye test or to see if we're seeing things with Mets colored glasses. He looks forward to bringing this perspective to MMO. His work, including the tales of raising his son a Mets fan, can also be seen at MetsDaddy.com.

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Mets To Play Army To Conclude Spring Training

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Mets To Play Army To Conclude Spring Training

On March 31, the New York Mets will play the Army baseball team at West Point in an exhibition game according to Adam Rubin of ESPN. Pitchers and catchers for the Mets will report on February 12 and their first Grapefruit League game will be on February 24 against the Boston Red Sox. The game […]

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Alderson: Trading Bruce Isn’t Prerequisite For Signing Reliever

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Alderson: Trading Bruce Isn’t Prerequisite For Signing Reliever

Sandy Alderson said that the New York Mets current payroll is tolerable according to Adam Rubin of ESPN. During the same conversation the Mets GM said that Jay Bruce and his $13 million salary still being on the roster doesn’t necessarily stop the Mets from adding a free agent reliever. The free agent reliever market […]

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Mets Named Third Best Rotation In Baseball

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Named Third Best Rotation In Baseball

In conjunction with input from anonymous talent evaluators, Buster Olney in his ESPN Insider piece ranked the top three rotations in all of baseball. The New York Mets rotation ranked third. The overriding reason why the Mets finished behind the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox was the questionable health history for a majority […]

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Who Gets The Last Spot On The Mets Bench?

An article by posted on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
Who Gets The Last Spot On The Mets Bench?

While most are currently focused on the bullpen, this Mets team has some other areas it needs to address prior to the start of the 2017 season. One of the main issues facing this team is which player is going to get the last spot on the bench? The Mets infield currently consists of Lucas […]

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Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

According to Roch Kubato of MASN, the Orioles and Mark Trumbo have not made any progress in their contract discussions.  While it was noted the Orioles remain interested in re-signing Trumbo, it is believed the two sides are not going to be able to reach a deal. In a separate report from Ken Rosenthal of […]

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 7 Gavin Cecchini, INF

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 7 Gavin Cecchini, INF

#7 Gavin Cecchini Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 200 Level: AAA & MLB B/T: R/R  Age: 12/22/93 (23) Age Dif: -4.2 (AAA) & -6.6 (MLB) Acquired: Selected in the first round (12th) of the 2012 Amateur Draft Last year: #4 2016 MiLB Statistics:  117 G, 499 PA, 446 AB, 71 R, 145 H, 27 2B, 2 3B, 8 HR, 55 RBI, 4 SB, .325/.390/.448 2016 MLB Statistics: 4 G, 7 PA, […]

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Braves Interested in Kelly Johnson

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Braves Interested in Kelly Johnson

According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Braves are interested in signing former Met and former Brave Kelly Johnson. If the Braves do indeed re-sign Johnson, it would mark the third straight offseason the Braves signed Johnson.  As many Mets fans will joke, this could lead to the third straight season the Mets […]

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Edgardo Alfonzo Named Brooklyn Cyclones Manager

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Edgardo Alfonzo Named Brooklyn Cyclones Manager

The Brooklyn Cyclones have announced that former Mets great and last year’s bench coach Edgardo Alfonzo will be their new manager for the 2017 season. Fonzie will become the 11th manager in Cyclones history as they look to make the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Alfonzo is part of a minor shake-up of […]

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Wilmer Flores To Receive Thurman Munson Award

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Receive Thurman Munson Award

On February 7, 2017, Wilmer Flores will be one of three New York area athletes to receive the Thurman Munson Award at the 37th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner. The Thurman Munson Award is bestowed upon players for their work both on and off the field by the AHRC New York City Foundation. According to its website […]

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Phillies Could Be Interested In Jay Bruce

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
Phillies Could Be Interested In Jay Bruce

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies are looking to add a bat to play a corner outfield position or first base. From the free agent side, the Phillies are interested in Michael Saunders and Brandon Moss. On the trade front, the Phillies could be interested in a hitter like Jay Bruce. […]

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