Mets News & Notes

Expect Big Things From Michael Conforto In 2016

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Expect Big Things From Michael Conforto In 2016

When the Mets drafted Michael Conforto in the first round of the 2014 draft, it was clear right from the start that he was different from all the other top draft picks by Sandy Alderson. He was an advanced and polished college player out of Oregon State, and he was someone who didn’t have to […]

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Final Mets Dominican Winter League Regular Season Stats

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Final Mets Dominican Winter League Regular Season Stats

Juan Lagares continued some of his offensive trends from the regular season with the Mets right into winter ball action with the Aguilas Cibaenas. He hit .276/.333/.293 overall but was great against left-handed pitching going 7 for 13 without a strikeout. However, he was just 9 for 45 against righties with 11 strikeouts. He did have […]

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Cardinals Sign Jeremy Hefner To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Cardinals Sign Jeremy Hefner To Minor League Deal

Former Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner has signed a minor league deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. Hefner has not seen major league action since 2013 due to two Tommy John surgeries. Hefner, 29, made 36 starts in 2012 and 2013 for the Mets, going 8-15 with a 4.65 ERA. In 224.1 innings he struck out […]

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Mets Opening Day Payroll Projects To $113 Million

An article by posted on December 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Payroll Projects To $113 Million

With the signing of Alejandro De Aza to a one year deal worth $5.75 million dollars, here is the latest Opening Day payroll projection for 2016. Guaranteed Contracts ($63.75 Million) David Wright – $20.0 Million Curtis Granderson – $16.0 Million Asdrubal Cabrera – $8.25 Million Bartolo Colon – $7.25 Million Alejandro De Aza – $5.75 […]

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The Sustainability Doctrine And The 2016 Mets

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
The Sustainability Doctrine And The 2016 Mets

Sustainability. Wikipedia tells us: In ecology, sustainability is the capacity to endure; it is how biological systems remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. It seems like every time a member of the Mets front office is questioned about the possibility of the Mets inking a […]

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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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