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Will Travis d’Arnaud Reach His Full Potential In 2016?

An article by posted on November 18, 2015 0 Comments
Will Travis d’Arnaud Reach His Full Potential In 2016?

After struggling in the postseason, there are growing concerns among fans about Travis d’Arnaud. He batted under .200 in 14 playoff games, and he also performed poorly on defense. His arm looked incredibly weak in the World Series, which gave the speedy Royals a huge advantage on the base paths. However, the playoffs shouldn’t overshadow […]

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Mets Have Interest In Gerardo Parra

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Interest In Gerardo Parra

According to Marc Craig of Newsday, the Mets have interest in free agent outfielder Gerardo Parra. Martino reports that the Mets are keeping in touch with his representatives, and he appears to be one of the top targets on their radar. While Parra disappointed in the second half with the Orioles, he had one of […]

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Brandon Crawford and Giants Agree On Six-Year, $75 Million Extension

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Brandon Crawford and Giants Agree On Six-Year, $75 Million Extension

The San Fransisco Giants have extended shortstop Brandon Crawford‘s contract through the 2021 season with a 6-year, $75 million contract. The 28 year old Crawford had an all-around fantastic season as he was an All Star, as well as a recipient of both the Silver Slugger and Gold Glove awards for National League shortstops. Crawford […]

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Joe Maddon Named NL Manager of the Year

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Joe Maddon Named NL Manager of the Year

Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs was named the National League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Maddon left the Tampa Bay Rays to join the Cubs this season and guided them from a 73-89 record in 2014 to a 97-65 record in 2015, a 24 game improvement. Maddon garnered […]

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Marlins To Trade Their Young Ace Jose Fernandez?

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins To Trade Their Young Ace Jose Fernandez?

According to Sirius XM radio host Craig Mish of Miami’s The Ticket, there is rowing sentiment around Baseball and internally with the Marlins that right-hander Jose Fernandez will be traded this offseason. This could be a reaction to Marlins president David Samson telling the Miami Herald last week that Jose Fernandez had rejected a multi-year contract offer. According to […]

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Ask MMO: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Ask MMO: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Christina asks… I have been a Mets fan since 1983 and I’m a devoted reader of your site, checking in about five times a day. I’ve read all your articles about the Mets owners over the last two years. My question is do you think anything’s changed now that we have a winning product and […]

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Collins Could Win NL Manager Of The Year Award Tonight

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Could Win NL Manager Of The Year Award Tonight

Terry Collins will find out tonight if he will be named the National League Manager Of The Year in 2015. Collins, along with Joe Maddon of the Cubs and Mike Matheny of the Cardinals, are the three finalists for the award. Collins led the Mets to an incredible playoff run despite the odds being stacked […]

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Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa Win Rookie of the Year Awards

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa Win Rookie of the Year Awards

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was named National League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Astros shortstop Carlos Correa won the award in the American League. Bryant won the award unanimously, beating out Matt Duffy of the Giants who finished second. Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang finished third, and Mets […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Joakim Soria, RHP

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Joakim Soria, RHP

Joakim Soria Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Right — Throws: Right Born: May 18, 1984 (Age 31) The Mets have a big gap in the bullpen, right between their starting pitcher and closer Jeurys Familia. The free agent market for relievers is fairly strong this offseason, with the most sought-after reliever probably being submariner Darren O’Day. […]

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Could Mets Make A Play For Cubs’ Javier Baez or Starlin Castro This Winter

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Could Mets Make A Play For Cubs’ Javier Baez or Starlin Castro This Winter

The Cubs do not intend to move third baseman Kris Bryant, shortstop Addison Russell or left fielder Kyle Schwarber, but will at least explore the trade interest they are getting in right fielder Jorge Soler and infielder Javier Baez, sources told Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The goal remains the same for the Theo Epstein […]

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