Michael Mayer

Lifelong Mets fan born in 1987 meaning I still haven't witnessed a championship. Lived In Maine my whole life so I get my Mets fix from MLB.tv and MiLB.tv. Obsessed with the game of baseball and have been coaching in High School for 4 years. Some say I am too positive but I love my New York Mets. Follow me on twitter @themainemets

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MMO Interview: Hard Throwing Relief Prospect Kevin McGowan

An article by posted on 23/12/2016 0 Comments
MMO Interview: Hard Throwing Relief Prospect Kevin McGowan

New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect Kevin McGowan had a breakout season after switching to a reliever. McGowan, 25, pitched to a 2.35 ERA and 1.091 WHIP in 84.1 innings over three levels. As a reliever he held opponents to a .222/.269/.349 slash line in 2016. McGowan made 42 appearances including four spot starts after working almost […]

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Update On Free Agent Reliever Market

An article by posted on 22/12/2016 0 Comments
Update On Free Agent Reliever Market

The New York Mets remain in need of bullpen help with their only additions so far being righties Ben Rowen and Cory Burns on minor league deals. Closer Jeurys Familia could still be suspended by Major League Baseball despite the charges against him being dropped. The Mets also have two holes in their bullpen with […]

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Neil Walker Cleared For Baseball Activity

An article by posted on 22/12/2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Cleared For Baseball Activity

New York Mets second baseman Neil Walker has been cleared by team doctors to begin baseball activities and has begun normal preparation for spring training according to his dad Tom Walker who was a guest on MLB Network Radio. Tom, former Major Leaguer, was on the show talking about the MLB Goodwill Tour to Puerto […]

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Familia Throws Live BP, Will Pitch in Winter Ball Playoffs

An article by posted on 22/12/2016 0 Comments
Familia Throws Live BP, Will Pitch in Winter Ball Playoffs

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia joined the Gigantes del Cibao yesterday in the Dominican Republic as he prepares to pitch in the round robin playoffs. Familia threw live batting practice which you can watch here. The Dominican Winter League regular season ends tonight and Gigantes have already clinched a playoff spot. Familia last pitched […]

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Top Minor League Free Agents: Right-Handed Relievers

An article by posted on 20/12/2016 0 Comments
Top Minor League Free Agents: Right-Handed Relievers

The New York Mets were the only team in Major League baseball that hadn’t signed a player to a minor league deal thus far this offseason until they inked right-handed relievers Ben Rowen and Cory Burns last week. They have lost six players to minor league free agency (Eric Campbell, Andrew Barbosa, Johnny Monell, Domingo Tapia, Roger Bernadina and Derrik Gibson), had two taken in the […]

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Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

An article by posted on 19/12/2016 0 Comments
Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the New York Mets have been semi-engaged in the trade market for a new center fielder. Rosenthal specifically mentions Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen as someone they’ve kept tabs on, but haven’t yet had any momentum in these discussions. Other names mentioned in the article include both Kansas […]

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Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

An article by posted on 16/12/2016 0 Comments
Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia is expected to be suspended at least 30 games despite having charges dropped against him according to Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News. The simple assault charge against Familia was dropped yesterday in Fort Lee Municipal Court, and the judge ordered that the incident be expunged from his […]

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Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

An article by posted on 16/12/2016 0 Comments
Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera made his 2016 winter league debut last night for the Leones del Caracas in Venezuela. His debut comes just a day after Sandy Alderson said that Cabrera and Jeurys Familia had yet to receive permission from the Mets to play in winter ball. Cabrera batted sixth and was the […]

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NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

An article by posted on 15/12/2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Miami Marlins have signed right-hander reliever Junichi Tazawa to a two-year, $12 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Tazawa, 30, is coming off the possibly worst full season of his career. He had a 4.17 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and allowed nine home runs in only 49.2 innings for the Boston Red Sox. The […]

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NL East Report: Nats, Marlins Still Looking For A Closer

An article by posted on 15/12/2016 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nats, Marlins Still Looking For A Closer

While the New York Mets have been primarily dormant since re-signing star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and getting second baseman Neil Walker back when he accepted the qualifying offer, there has been plenty of movement and chatter among the other NL East teams. The Mets biggest need remains a reliever that has closing experience and that […]

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