Rob Piersall

Rob Piersall is currently a fourth-year student at SUNY New Paltz, studying journalism with a minor in communications, as well as writing for the school's newspaper, The Oracle. A Mets fan since the age of six in 2001, Rob is a senior staff writer and editor here at MMO, and has also been doing game recaps the past three seasons. Rob's favorite thing is reporting breaking Mets news and transactions. 2017 will be our year. LGM.

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Dodgers Acquire Logan Forsythe From Rays For De Leon

An article by posted on January 23, 2017 0 Comments
Dodgers Acquire Logan Forsythe From Rays For De Leon

According to both teams on Twitter, the Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired infielder Logan Forsythe from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for prospect RHP Jose De Leon. Forsythe, 30, came up in 2011 with the San Diego Padres, but has spent the last three seasons with the Rays. The last two seasons have been especially […]

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Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Killed In Separate Car Crashes

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Killed In Separate Car Crashes

According to several different sources, including Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports on Twitter, Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash early Sunday morning in the town of Juan Adrian in the Dominican Republic. Ventura, 25, was a hard-throwing righty with loads of potential. In a statement issued by the Royals in regards to […]

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Harvey Has Experienced No Pain When Throwing This Offseason

An article by posted on January 20, 2017 0 Comments
Harvey Has Experienced No Pain When Throwing This Offseason

Mets’ starter Matt Harvey, who underwent surgery in July for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, threw off of a mound at Storm Sports Academy on Long Island on Wednesday. Harvey, 28 in March, said he felt no pain when throwing this offseason, when talking to reporters at a team charity event earlier this month. The Mets and […]

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Athletics Sign Alejandro De Aza To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 20, 2017 0 Comments
Athletics Sign Alejandro De Aza To Minor League Deal

The Oakland Athletics have signed free agent OF Alejandro De Aza to a minor league deal with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, the team announced on Friday. De Aza, 33 in April, spent 2016 with the Mets appearing in 130 games, and hitting a meager .205/.297/.321 in a semi-reserve role. Before the Mets […]

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Orioles, Mark Trumbo Agree On Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles, Mark Trumbo Agree On Three-Year Deal

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag on Twitter, the Baltimore Orioles and free agent Mark Trumbo have agreed on a deal. The deal is for three years, $37.5 million, pending physical. Trumbo, 31, was the MLB home run leader in 2016, clubbing 47 long balls and driving in 108 runs, while hitting at a […]

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Could Jerry Blevins Return To Mets After All?

An article by posted on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Could Jerry Blevins Return To Mets After All?

Earlier this offseason, the Mets were preparing themselves to lose LHP Jerry Blevins to a multi-year deal elsewhere. Today, Jan. 19, Blevins is still a free agent, and will most likely settle on a shorter term deal, which the Mets should explore. Blevins was acquired by the Mets right before the 2015 season in exchange […]

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Brewers Sign Neftali Feliz To One-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Brewers Sign Neftali Feliz To One-Year Deal

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports on Twitter, the Milwaukee Brewers have signed RHP Neftali Feliz to a one-year deal. Passan also adds that the deal is worth $5.35 million and can reach $6.85 if incentives are hit. Feliz, 28, broke into MLB with the Texas Rangers when the righty was a 21-year-old. A […]

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Raines, Bagwell, Pudge Are Your 2017 Hall of Famers

An article by posted on January 18, 2017 0 Comments
Raines, Bagwell, Pudge Are Your 2017 Hall of Famers

2016 saw one of the all-time Met greats in Mike Piazza get into the baseball Hall of Fame in his fourth year on the ballot, receiving 83 percent of the vote. In addition to Piazza, Ken Griffey, Jr. received 99.3 percent of the vote, almost unanimously, and got in on his first year on the […]

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Jacob deGrom Hopes Mets Starters Collectively Stay Healthy In 2017

An article by posted on January 18, 2017 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Hopes Mets Starters Collectively Stay Healthy In 2017

From DeLand, Florida where Jacob deGrom has been throwing for several weeks in his road to recovery from last season’s ulnar nerve surgery in his pitching elbow, the all-star righty said that he hopes 2017 will be the year where all five Mets starters stay healthy. “We’re all rooting for each other. We’re definitely excited. […]

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Phillies Sign Michael Saunders To One Year Deal With Option

An article by posted on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
Phillies Sign Michael Saunders To One Year Deal With Option

The Philadelphia Phillies and free-agent outfielder Michael Saunders have agreed to a one-year deal worth $9 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The contract also includes a club option worth $11 million with escalators that can increase the option to as much as $14 million. Saunders, 30, hit a career-high 24 home runs last […]

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