Mets News & Notes

Why Keith Hernandez Should Be in the Hall of Fame

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Why Keith Hernandez Should Be in the Hall of Fame

Shortly after the New Year, the newest Hall of Fame class will be announced. It will surely pass with its annual hoopla and gripes that surround the voting every season. There’s no good system for this voting and because of it, undeserving players get in and deserving players get left out. There’s one player that […]

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Is Billy Wagner A Hall Of Famer?

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Is Billy Wagner A Hall Of Famer?

A familiar name on the 2017 Hall of Fame ballot is former Mets closer Billy Wagner. While he would likely wear an Astros hat on his plaque, Wagner solidified his place in Mets history as closer for the 2006-2008 teams. The 7-time All Star is certainly one of the best closers of all time, but […]

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Is Andrew McCutchen Worth The Risk?

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Is Andrew McCutchen Worth The Risk?

Until the 2016 season, Andrew McCutchen was considered a superstar, and given his part in the Pirates resurgence from their 21 consecutive losing seasons, he was one of the most important players in baseball. This is reflected in McCutchen finishing in the Top 5 in National League MVP voting for four consecutive seasons with him […]

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MMO Mailbag: A Frosty Christmas Brew With Some Mets Thoughts Too

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: A Frosty Christmas Brew With Some Mets Thoughts Too

Here are some questions straight out of our comment threads or that were supposed to be responded to during our Talkin’ Mets Live podcast but never got to them. 1. The Nationals have made a significant upgrade to last season’s division winning team, while the Mets are essentially the same team minus Bartolo and Blevins. […]

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Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to engage the New York Mets on acquiring one of Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce, reports Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. No word on who in particular the Mets may be asking for in return, but it’s no secret they are hoping to flip one of their outfielders for a […]

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Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

An article by posted on December 19, 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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Pirates Agree On Two-Year Deal With Reliever Daniel Hudson

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Pirates Agree On Two-Year Deal With Reliever Daniel Hudson

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a two-year, $11 million dollar contract with free agent right-hander Daniel Hudson, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. Hudson, 30, is coming off a disastrous season posting a 5.22 ERA and a 1.442 WHIP in 70 appearances for the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was a far cry from 2015, […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Playing 2B In Winter Ball, Expected To Play In WBC

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Playing 2B In Winter Ball, Expected To Play In WBC

Asdrubal Cabrera, 31, has been playing Winter Ball in Venezuela. So far, he has gone 0-11 with one walk while playing second base and DH. He also plans to play for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in a few months. Sandy Alderson was initially hesitant about him playing this winter, citing his strained patellar […]

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Don’t Sleep On Hansel Robles

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Don’t Sleep On Hansel Robles

With many of the big relievers off the market, Jerry Blevins is left in a great position. At 33 years old, the lefty might just get the three year deal he’s been asking for. It remains to be seen, however, if the Mets will be the team that gives it to him as Sandy Alderson […]

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With Wright At 3B, Granderson Will Lead Off

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
With Wright At 3B, Granderson Will Lead Off

Sandy Alderson has said that David Wright will be the Mets third baseman going into 2017. He hopes Wright will remain healthy and play in four out of every five games, relegating Jose Reyes to a super utility role as opposed to the starting third baseman gig he had late last season. Jose Reyes is […]

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