Rob Piersall

Rob Piersall is currently a junior at SUNY New Paltz, studying journalism with a minor in communications. A Mets fan since the age of six in 2001, Rob is a senior staff writer here at MMO, and has also been doing game recaps the past two seasons. However, Rob's favorite thing is reporting breaking Mets news and transactions. 2016 will be our year. LGM.

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Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

Yoenis Cespedes is coming back to Flushing after the Mets stunned everyone and agreed to a three year, $75 million dollar deal with a first year opt-out clause on Friday night. The right-handed slugger hit .291/.328/.542 with 35 homers, 42 doubles and 105 RBI last season, including a .287/.337/.604 slash line with 17 homers, 14 […]

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Market For LHP Antonio Bastardo “Heating Up”

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Market For LHP Antonio Bastardo “Heating Up”

According to Robert Murray of Baseball Essential, the market for top remaining relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo is “heating up,” and four teams are rumored to be interested, including the Blue Jays, Orioles, Dodgers and Mets. The Cubs also met with Bastardo’s agents during the Winter Meetings, but it is unclear whether they are still considering […]

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Tigers Sign Justin Upton To Six-Year, $132 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Tigers Sign Justin Upton To Six-Year, $132 Million Deal

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Detroit Tigers and free agent outfielder Justin Upton are in agreement on a six-year, $132 million deal pending a physical. The deal also includes an opt-out clause after the second year, so Upton could potentially hit the free agent market again before his age 30 season. […]

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Marlins Sign Dee Gordon To Five-Year Extension

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Dee Gordon To Five-Year Extension

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Miami Marlins and second baseman Dee Gordon are in agreement on a five year, $50 million dollar extension, with a $14 million vesting option for a sixth season. Gordon, 28 on Opening Day, was acquired last offseason by the Marlins in a blockbuster trade along […]

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Yankees To Acquire Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Acquire Aroldis Chapman

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees have acquired Aroldis Chapman from the Reds, in exchange for right-handers Rookie Davis and Caleb Cotham, third baseman Eric Jagielo and second baseman Tony Renda. Chapman, 27, has been one of the most highly regarded and dominant closer’s in baseball since he defected from Cuba and […]

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Nationals Are “Moving On” From Brandon Phillips

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are “Moving On” From Brandon Phillips

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Nationals are now “moving on” from Brandon Phillips and will pursue other options, including Howie Kendrick and former Met Daniel Murphy to a lower degree. Phillips reportedly wanted an extension as part of a condition to him accepting the trade to Washington, according to Jon […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 14/1

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 14/1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers, Bovada, cast the Mets with 14/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the Royals for fourth on the list behind the Giants, Cubs, and Red Sox. Remember, these odds can and will change at the drop of a hat in the event of a […]

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Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

According to Matt Yallof of MLB Network on Twitter, the Mets and relief pitcher Jerry Blevins have agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million, with $1 million in performance bonuses. Blevins, 32, was acquired by the Mets prior to Opening Day from the Nationals in exchange for outfielder Matt den Dekker, and appeared in […]

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Royals Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Royals Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports on Twitter, the Royals have signed former Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee to a minor league deal. He reportedly turned down a couple of major league deals to join Kansas City. Gee, 30 in April, was designated for assignment in April by the Mets after falling out of […]

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Giants Sign Johnny Cueto To Six Year, $130 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Giants Sign Johnny Cueto To Six Year, $130 Million Deal

The Giants bolstered their starting rotation today, by signing Johnny Cueto to a six year deal worth $130 million with an opt-out clause after two years, according to Buster Olney of ESPN on Twitter, as well as Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com on Twitter, who reported the length and value of the deal. After signing Jeff […]

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