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 Sign Two Relievers To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign Two Relievers To Minor League Deals

The Mets have signed right-handed relievers Ben Rowen and Cory Burns to minor league deals. Rowen gets an invite to big league camp while Burns does not. Rowen, 28, has made 12 total appearances in the major leagues. In those appearances, he has pitched 11.2 innings with a 6.94 ERA, 2.057 WHIP, and a 6.9 […]

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Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

Left-handed reliever Mike Dunn and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a three-year, $19 million deal and an option for a fourth year at $6 million. The Dunn deal has continued a trend this season in which relievers across the board have been getting larger than expected free agent deals. The first domino in the […]

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Four Low-Cost Potential Starting Pitching Targets

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
Four Low-Cost Potential Starting Pitching Targets

Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and Steven Matz are coming off season ending surgeries, and the Mets most likely don’t want them making over 30 starts and/or going over 200 innings. The Mets need someone to fill-in for those starts and eat up some innings. Additionally, the team needs a fifth starter. If the season was […]

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Should Zack Wheeler Follow the John Smoltz Model?

An article by posted on December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Should Zack Wheeler Follow the John Smoltz Model?

Since the 2014 season ended, Zack Wheeler has thrown exactly zero pitches in the major leagues. First, it was because he needed Tommy John surgery on the eve of the 2015 season. Then, it was because he had a series of setbacks during this rehab from said surgery throughout the 2016 season. With that, the […]

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Rockies In Discussions With Mark Trumbo

An article by posted on December 10, 2016 0 Comments
Rockies In Discussions With Mark Trumbo

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Colorado Rockies remain interested in signing 1B/OF Mark Trumbo despite having recently signed Ian Desmond to a five year, $70 million dollar deal to play first base next season. Should the Rockies sign Trumbo, the team may ultimately trade one of their outfielders.  Last season, the Rockies outfield was […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Second Base Prospects

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Second Base Prospects

We have voted for the Top 5 Mets second base prospects here at MMN. This is the third position we’ve ranked after doing so with shortstops and catchers previously. The Mets second base prospects have not reached the heights of the shortstop position within the Mets farm system.  Accordingly, there have been discussions about moving some of the well regarded shortstop prospects, […]

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Lucas Duda Will Not Be Traded

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Will Not Be Traded

With the Mets apparently having difficulty in moving Jay Bruce during the Winter Meetings, some have been left to speculate whether the Mets would look to trade Lucas Duda and move one of their outfielders like Bruce or Michael Conforto to first base. According to Matt Ehalt of the The Record, the Mets are not […]

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Alderson Laid Groundwork For Future Deals At Winter Meetings

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Laid Groundwork For Future Deals At Winter Meetings

Before departing the Winter Meetings, Sandy Alderson met with reporters to discuss what has been seen as a relative week of inactivity for the Mets. Alderson assured everyone the Mets have been in discussions with teams to try to make a couple of moves. However, he noted that the team has a crowded outfield that […]

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Three Alternatives To Orioles Reliever Brad Brach

An article by posted on December 6, 2016 0 Comments
Three Alternatives To Orioles Reliever Brad Brach

It has been widely reported the Mets have had interest in Orioles reliever Brad Brach in exchange for one of their outfielders.  Apparently, there has been a snag in negotiations with the Orioles because the team wants the Mets to not only trade them either Jay Bruce or Curtis Granderson, but the Orioles also want the […]

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Cubs Interested In Mets’ Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Cubs Interested In Mets’ Starting Pitchers

Prior to the 2015 season, many believed the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets made likely trade partners because the Cubs had young hitting with a need for pitching, and the Mets had young pitching with a need for hitters. A deal between the two teams never materialized. However, that didn’t prevent either team […]

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