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Mets Want To Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Want To Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

Speaking on MLB Network Tuesday night, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said, ”We’d like to have [Céspedes] back. We’ve reached out to him and expect to have more conversations in the next few days.” This means the Mets are pursuing Yoenis Cespedes differently than last offseason, when they let the market play out before signing him to […]

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Michael Conforto To Get Time In Center Field And First Base

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Michael Conforto To Get Time In Center Field And First Base

The New York Mets have an interesting situation named Michael Conforto. While he has shown that he can produce at an elite level for extended periods of time, he has far from proven he can be defined as an elite hitter. Despite his ambiguity, his potential remains, and the Mets want to give him every […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Jae-Gyun Hwang, 3B

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Jae-Gyun Hwang, 3B

Jae-Gyn Hwang Position: Third Base Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: July 28, 1987 (Age 29) The last two offseasons saw the signings of three very talented players out of South Korea: Jung Ho Kang (Pirates), Hyun Soo Kim (Orioles) and Byung Ho Park (Twins). This year, another talented KBO slugger will become an unrestricted free […]

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Alderson: Mets Staying In House At Catcher

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Alderson: Mets Staying In House At Catcher

Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters at length during the GM meetings Monday. One discussion topic was the Mets catching situation. Alderson said that he is expecting to stay in-house behind the dish, citing a hope that Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki will put up better numbers. After Wilson Ramos tore his ACL, the 2016-2017 free agent […]

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Nationals GM Doesn’t Rule Out Pursuit Of Yoenis Cespedes

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Nationals GM Doesn’t Rule Out Pursuit Of Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is clearly the biggest free agent this offseason, and the team we all least want to see him go to is probably going to make a big push to sign him. The Nationals didn’t come out and say they would pursue Cespedes, but they certainly did not rule out the possibility. “When [Cespedes] […]

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Syndergaard Will Not Require Surgery For Bone Spur

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Will Not Require Surgery For Bone Spur

Sandy Alderson met with reporters on Tuesday, and said right-hander Noah Syndergaard will not have surgery to remove a bone spur in his pitching elbow. “I think this one is so insignificant in the eyes of the physicians,” said Alderson. “It was probably blown a little out of proportion last year, which tends to happen around […]

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Greg Holland Looked Healthy In Showcase, Mets Were In Attendance

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Greg Holland Looked Healthy In Showcase, Mets Were In Attendance

Roughly 60 scouts representing approximately 18 teams came to watch watch Greg Holland throw about 35 pitches at his showcase on Monday, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post. One scouts said he was hitting 89-90 mph with his fastball and that more importantly, the former Royals closer looked healthy. “He had good extension, […]

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Bartolo Colon May Not Be Re-Signed

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Bartolo Colon May Not Be Re-Signed

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, the Mets may not re-sign Bartolo Colon this offseason.  According to Carig’s sources, the 43 year old may command a multi-year deal coming off his best season as a Met. The 2016 season was easily Colon’s best season as a Met.  Overall, Colon was 15-8 with a 3.43 ERA […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Wilmer Flores, IF

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2016 Mets Report Cards:  Wilmer Flores, IF

WILMER FLORES, 1B, 2B, 3B Player Data: Age 25, Bats Right, Throws: Right, Arbitration Eligible (1) 2016 Primary Stats: 103 G, 16 HR, 14 2B, 49 RBI, 267 AVG, .319 OBP, .469 SLG 2016 Review: WIIILLLLLMMMAAAAA! A big fan favorite, Wilmer Flores had his ups and downs in 2016, but mostly gave the Mets what they […]

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Mets Comfortable Enough with Walker’s Progress from Back Surgery to Risk QO

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Mets Comfortable Enough with Walker’s Progress from Back Surgery to Risk QO

The New York Mets officially extended a qualifying offer to Neil Walker on Monday. If accepted, the Mets would be on the hook for $17.2MM for Walker’s services in 2017. Walker is coming off back surgery that ended his season prematurely in 2016, though when healthy he was quite the contributor to this team’s offense. […]

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