Mets News & Notes

Smart Baseball Moves Or More Cost-Cutting?

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
Smart Baseball Moves Or More Cost-Cutting?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post, asks if the Mets lack of aggressiveness is just a series of good baseball decisions by the front office or evidence that they are still feeling the fallout of the Madoff debacle and simply don’t have the dough? Don’t you just hate it when the media concocts these false […]

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Nationals Sign Daniel Murphy To 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 24, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Daniel Murphy To 3-Year Deal

According to multiple sources, but first reported by Jim Bowden of ESPN, Daniel Murphy has signed a 3-year deal with the Washington Nationals worth  $37.5 million dollars . The deal is pending a physical. The Nationals will forfeit their first round pick in next year’s draft, while the Mets pick up a compensation pick between […]

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Merry Christmas From Everyone At MMO!

An article by posted on December 24, 2015 0 Comments
Merry Christmas From Everyone At MMO!

I wanted to take a few minutes to thank all of you for helping us to maintain such a vibrant and interactive community on MMO. Since day one, our goal has always been to create a Fan Site that truly represented a broad section of the fan base where all opinions had value. A site […]

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Johnny Monell Clears Waivers

An article by posted on December 24, 2015 0 Comments
Johnny Monell Clears Waivers

Johnny Monell, who the Mets designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Bartolo Colon, has cleared waivers. Monell, 29, was outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas but can opt for free agency and refuse the assignment. According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, he will make a decision after Christmas. The lefty-swinging catcher […]

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Daniel Murphy Held Out Hope For Mets Deal

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Held Out Hope For Mets Deal

The possibility of a Daniel Murphy-Mets reunion was apparently once possibly, at least in the mind of Daniel Murphy. As Mike Puma wrote in today’s New York Post, Murphy held out hope that he and the Mets could reach a multi-year deal until the Neil Walker trade went down. According to Puma, Murphy was not […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Claimed Off Waivers By Brewers

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Claimed Off Waivers By Brewers

According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Brewers have acquired Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis off the waiver wire. Nieuwenhuis, 28, has been with the Mets almost his entire career (the exception being a brief stint with the Angels this season), including the last four years on the major league club. In 693 plate appearances, […]

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What’s Everyone Screaming About?

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
What’s Everyone Screaming About?

As promised I wanted to weigh in on the latest concocted controversy stemming from the Mets signing a left-handed outfielder to platoon with Juan Lagares on Monday- which by the way was the team’s stated goal from the moment the hot stove season started. I know this because I’ve expended well over 50,000 words on […]

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Holiday Cheer In Short Supply After Latest Mets Move

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Holiday Cheer In Short Supply After Latest Mets Move

It’s been a while since the Mets blogosphere erupted with the kind of vitriol I saw after we learned the team had signed Alejandro De Aza to be their left-handed hitting outfielder to pair with Juan Lagares in center field. But this time even the media dipped their toes into the maelstrom. Here’s some of […]

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Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

An article by posted on December 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

Wow, deal is for much more than initially reported. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free agent outfielder Alejandro De Aza will get a guaranteed $5.75 million plus incentives that could make the total deal worth $7 million. That some believe De Aza is getting that kind of money to replace Kirk Nieuwenhuis is […]

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Is The Mets’ Rotation Worth A Billion Dollars?

An article by posted on December 22, 2015 0 Comments
Is The Mets’ Rotation Worth A Billion Dollars?

That’s what Joel Sherman of the NY Post says they are worth in his latest article. He asked a group of six major league executives about how much they would cost if they were available as free agents, and five of them agreed that one billion was a realistic number. The amount seems ludicrous at […]

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