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Wright Believes In His Team, Supports GM’s Decision Not To Trade Young Arm

An article by posted on January 24, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Believes In His Team, Supports GM’s Decision Not To Trade Young Arm

Speaking to Newsday reporter Marc Carig at his fundraiser to benefit a children’s hospital in his hometown Friday night, Mets third baseman David Wright said he supports Sandy Alderson’s decision not to trade a young arm like Steven Matz, Rafael Montero or Noah Syndergaard to bring in a player that can fill or upgrade a […]

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Market For Gee Continues To Shrink As Spring Training Nears

An article by posted on January 24, 2015 0 Comments
Market For Gee Continues To Shrink As Spring Training Nears

The Mets have been looking to move starter Dillon Gee since the winter meetings in December, but a trade has yet to materialize. Last week Joel Sherman of the NY Post reported that the Mets will likely need top free agent pitcher James Shields to sign first before they can make a deal. However, an […]

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Dominic Smith Named MLB’s 4th Best First Base Prospect

An article by posted on January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Named MLB’s 4th Best First Base Prospect

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com released his list of the top ten first base prospects in baseball today, and Dominic Smith came in at #4 on the list, with Josh Bell of the Pirates topping off the rankings at #1. “Smith was thought to be the best pure high school hitter in the Draft class of […]

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Cuddyer Downplays Injury History, Says Mets Will Challenge For NL East Supremacy

An article by posted on January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Downplays Injury History, Says Mets Will Challenge For NL East Supremacy

Michael Cuddyer told Mike Puma of the NY Post that he doesn’t buy the notion he’s a “disabled list stint waiting to happen” for the Mets. The Mets’ biggest splash this offseason was limited to 49 games last season with the Rockies, but told Puma the injuries were “freakish in nature.” “A broken shoulder was […]

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Kevin Long Says If Hitters Can Deliver Peak Performances, Offense Will Be Pretty Good

An article by posted on January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Says If Hitters Can Deliver Peak Performances, Offense Will Be Pretty Good

I just viewed the video on Kevin Long, who’s in Port St. Lucie, speaking to Daily News reporter John Harper on Mets Hot Stove. The new Mets hitting coach says that if all the players remain healthy and stay on the field AND if they all deliver their peak performance or better than their peak […]

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Nationals Talkin’ Shit, But Don’t Count Us Out Yet

An article by posted on January 22, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Talkin’ Shit, But Don’t Count Us Out Yet

Michael Cuddyer was at Citi Field today entertaining some local kids at a charity event. Afterward while speaking to reporters, he responded to the hype surrounding the Washington Nationals being the best team in the NL East and comments by ownership and management about their powerhouse rotation. “I think the ‘Baseball Almanac’ would be written […]

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Mets Minority Share Owner Speaks On Cuba and Shortstop Situation

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minority Share Owner Speaks On Cuba and Shortstop Situation

During the latest episode of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, the comedic host, who also happens to own a minority stake in the Mets, made light of the team’s shortstop situation. While segueing into the recent policy change about normalizing relations with Cuba, Maher says: I don’t know if this is legal or not, […]

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Mets Tickets Sales Are Up 19 Percent Over Last Year

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Tickets Sales Are Up 19 Percent Over Last Year

Mets ticket sales are exceeding expectations and are now projected to be significantly higher over last year, Mets chief revenue officer Lou DePaoli told Newsday. “Obviously, we’re going to project for the attendance to go up again,” said DePaoli. “We’re still trying to wrap our hands around exactly what that could look like. Ticket sales […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Now At 33:1

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Now At 33:1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers Bovada, cast the Mets with 33/1 odds to win the World Series, that’s higher than last month when they were at 25/1. The Nationals jumped ahead of the Dodgers and Red Sox to become the odds-on favorite. Both the Marlins and Braves gained some ground and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Frustration Is Reaching Critical Mass

An article by posted on January 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Frustration Is Reaching Critical Mass

Frank Jr. asks… So now the Mets say they cant afford Yoan Moncada? I thought the financial problems were in the rear view mirror? I thought the Mets were ready to start tapping into the International free agent market? I thought we were going to start spending once the team’s young core of players arrived? […]

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