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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Jose Bautista Close To Re-Signing With The Blue Jays

An article by posted on January 16, 2017 0 Comments
Jose Bautista Close To Re-Signing With The Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are in serious discussions for a two-year deal that could be worth approximately $35 million. It was first reported by Jesse Sanchez on Twitter. Bautista is one of the best free agent hitters on the market, and his signing will […]

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Why Isn’t Edgardo Alfonzo in the Mets Hall of Fame?

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Why Isn’t Edgardo Alfonzo in the Mets Hall of Fame?

Back in 2012, the New York Mets announced their 50th Anniversary Team.  Reviewing the list none of the players named should come as a surprise.  It should come as even less of a surprise that of all the players named to the team, all the retired players have also been inducted into the Mets Hall […]

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Possible Alternative To Tommy John Surgery Emerging

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Possible Alternative To Tommy John Surgery Emerging

Back in 2013, Mets fans were shocked and depressed when Matt Harvey missed the remainder of the regular season with a torn UCL. Initially, it seemed Harvey did not want the surgery, but eventually he agreed to go through with it. Fortunately for Harvey, after a lengthy rehabilitation process with no setbacks, he eventually returned […]

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Mets Set 1 PM Deadline Today To Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Set 1 PM Deadline Today To Avoid Arbitration

The New York Mets have set a 1 p.m. ET deadline today for the team to come to terms with arbitration eligible players. The Mets have already agreed on terms for one-year deals with Rene Rivera ($1.75MM), Zack Wheeler ($800,000K), Jenrry Mejia ($1.9MM) and Lucas Duda ($7.25MM). Projected salaries for players the Mets still need […]

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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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