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MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Swing a Trade for Jon Jay or Adam Eaton

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Swing a Trade for Jon Jay or Adam Eaton

Anthony asks… If Mets decide to go to the trade route for OF help what are your thoughts on trying to acquire Jon Jay or Adam Eaton? Eaton is better, but Jay will cost less in trade pieces. If Eaton, he would be the everyday center fielder. Jay could platoon, maybe eventually take over and […]

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Mets Won’t Go More Than 3 Years On Cespedes, Could Sign Ryan Raburn

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Go More Than 3 Years On Cespedes, Could Sign Ryan Raburn

Despite saving  $12.5 million dollars from Michael Cuddyer‘s contract, Joel Sherman of the NY Post says the Mets have no intention of bringing back Yoenis Cespedes unless he lowers his demands. Mike Puma adds that the Mets only like Cespedes on a 2-3 year deal. Sherman writes that they will instead look to add quality […]

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Jacob deGrom Excited About Mets Infield Moves

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Excited About Mets Infield Moves

The New York Mets made a couple of big moves to shore up their infield last week, acquiring Neil Walker for Jon Niese in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates and right after that they signed free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. While at a Guys’ Night Out event at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan, Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom […]

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A Fond Farewell To Our “Everyman” Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on December 13, 2015 0 Comments
A Fond Farewell To Our “Everyman” Daniel Murphy

The least talked about thing surrounding the signing of second baseman Neil Walker last week, is that it officially ended the seven year tenure of Daniel Murphy with the New York Mets. Citi Field will sound a little bit different next season without the melodic sound of “I’m Shipping Off To Boston” playing 4-5 times per […]

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Phillies Trade Closer Ken Giles To Astros For Five Prospects

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Phillies Trade Closer Ken Giles To Astros For Five Prospects

One of the most useless pieces for a last-place team is a dominant closer. The Phillies capitalized on that this week by dealing their dominant 25 year-old closer Ken Giles to the Astros for a package of prospects which included former number one overall draft pick Mark Appel. In two seasons in Philadelphia, Giles has […]

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Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

They say that timing is everything. Perhaps after last night’s surprising announcement that Michael Cuddyer is retiring, thus giving the Mets a tidy financial windfall, maybe we should rethink that Juan Lagares platoon the front office was planning for the 2016 season. Maybe it’s time for the Mets put on their big boy pants and […]

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Mariners Sign RHP Steve Cishek To Two-Year, $10 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mariners Sign RHP Steve Cishek To Two-Year, $10 Million Deal

The Seattle Mariners have reached agreement on a two-year, guaranteed $10 million contract with free agent right-hander Steve Cishek to be their new closer, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports. The deal is pending completion of a physical exam. Cishek’s agreement includes incentives for games finished that could increase his overall payout to $17 million, a […]

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Michael Cuddyer Officially Announces His Retirement

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Officially Announces His Retirement

Michael Cuddyer officially announced his retirement in a post to the Players Tribune this morning, writing: “I’ve made the decision to retire. With one year left on my contract, it is especially difficult to imagine not suiting up in a Mets uniform for one more year. As an athlete, retiring is the toughest decision you have […]

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Cuddyer Retirement Raises Questions and Reactions

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Retirement Raises Questions and Reactions

When our own Michael Mayer discovered that Michael Cuddyer was no longer listed on the 40 man roster and then crosschecked it with MLB.com and Mets.com he surmised that the Wilpons may have just received a very Happy Hanukkah present and that the veteran outfielder had retired. Look at what is on the Mets current […]

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Mets Make It Official, Announce Two-Year Deal With Asdrubal Cabrera

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official, Announce Two-Year Deal With Asdrubal Cabrera

The Mets have officially announced the completion of their deal with shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera who passed his physical today. The deal is worth $18.5 million over two years and includes a third-year team option for 2018. Cabrera, 30, can play both shortstop and second base but will likely predominantly play shortstop for the Mets next […]

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