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Sickels: Syndergaard Leads Mets Top 20

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
Sickels: Syndergaard Leads Mets Top 20

John Sickels of Minor League Ball just released his Mets Top 20 Prospects for 2014. As expected, Syndergaard has the top spot and was the only player to get a grade of A-. Here are his Top 20 with comments for the first five players. You can check out the full article and commentary for […]

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David Wright Believes Mets Will Be Better In 2014

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Believes Mets Will Be Better In 2014

David Wright believes that the Mets will be substantially better in 2014 than they were last season when they finished in third place with a  74-88 record. Wright says he loves the moves that Sandy Alderson has made so far and suspects he still isn’t finished filling his offseason shopping list. “I’m sure Sandy is […]

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Alderson’s Search For Veteran Reliever Is A Valid Concern

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson’s Search For Veteran Reliever Is A Valid Concern

With Pitchers and Catchers only four weeks away, there remains some work still to be done before the Mets can close the books on this offseason. Sandy Alderson has said repeatedly that he is looking for at least one late-inning reliever that he can sign to a major league contract. MMO asked Alderson if he had […]

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Matt Harvey Gets Trolled By A Yankee Fan

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Gets Trolled By A Yankee Fan

Matt Harvey took to Twitter this morning and did some sparring with a Yankee fan who trolled him and got him to bite. @MattHarvey33 You have what? NINETEEN career wins? Why on Earth do you think you can act like you're in the Hall of Fame? — Nick DeBabylon (@NickDeBabylon) January 13, 2014  While he […]

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Daniel Murphy, Superhero: Chapter 2 – Who’s Crying Now

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy, Superhero: Chapter 2 – Who’s Crying Now

Daniel Murphy was in the Port St. Lucie locker room. His eyes were closed and he was in a deep meditation, envisioning a perfect swing, perfect contact, and a line drive hit to the opposite field to drive in the game winning run. He was distracted from his meditation by a disturbing sound. Someone was […]

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Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

Mike Petriello of ESPN (Insider Subscription) writes that the Mets had one of the best under-the-radar offseasons by signing Curtis Granderson and Chris Young to upgrade their outfield defense. For most of the first third of 2013, he writes, the corner outfielders in New York were Lucas Duda in left and Marlon Byrd in right, flanking a rotating combination of Rick Ankiel, Collin Cowgill, Jordany Valdespin and Kirk […]

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Giving Ruben Tejada A Shot At Redemption

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Giving Ruben Tejada A Shot At Redemption

I was on the phone the other day with a friend who is a die-hard Met fan like the rest of us. We got around to talking about the addition of Chris Young and we argued about the signing which he absolutely loved, but me not so much. He brings up all the what-if scenarios […]

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Lagares Saved 11 Runs With His Arm Last Season

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Saved 11 Runs With His Arm Last Season

According to John Dewan, Mets center fielder Juan Lagares saved 11 runs last season with his arm.  Most Outfield Arm Runs Saved, 2013 Player OF Arm Runs Saved Gerardo Parra 12 Juan Lagares 11 Jose Bautista 9 Adam Jones 7 Leonys Martin 6 Chris Denorfia 6 Carlos Gomez 6 Alex Gordon 6 Jeff Francoeur 5 […]

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Daniel Murphy, Superhero: Chapter 1 – The Gum Caper

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 1 Comment
Daniel Murphy, Superhero: Chapter 1 – The Gum Caper

All was quiet in Port St. Lucie until, all of a sudden and without warning, Daniel Murphy heard a cry for help. He rushed from his locker, where he was oiling his glove and daydreaming of hitting .300 and an All-Star appearance in front of the home crowd, to find his teammates in stunned surprise, […]

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Jason Bay Likely To Retire

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 6 Comments
Jason Bay Likely To Retire

Former Mets outfielder Jason Bay tells Shi Davidi of SportsNet.ca that he does not foresee a situation where he would continue his playing career and so he is “essentially retiring”. Bay had contemplated an offer to play in Japan, however the 35-year old believes it is time to focus on family. Bay finishes his career with a .266/.360/.481 […]

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