Mets News & Notes

White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the White Sox and Orioles are “emerging as leaders” in the race to sign free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, with the Angels and Giants still in the mix and the Rangers monitoring the situation. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported last week, that the Mets had bowed out on Cespedes and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Cespedes and Murphy to Nats? Where Did Cuddyer’s $12.5 Million Go?

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Cespedes and Murphy to Nats? Where Did Cuddyer’s $12.5 Million Go?

Jayson C. asks… Did the Mets leave the door wide open for the Washington Nationals to come away with both Daniel Murphy and Yoenis Cespedes? Joe D. replies… No, not really. From what I’m hearing they want a center fielder and I’m not sure any team other than the Mets would look at Cespedes as […]

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Neil Walker Primed For A Big Season In 2016

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Primed For A Big Season In 2016

Mark Simon of ESPN New York has been very busy lately examining where each Mets player ranks position by position in the major leagues. He’s already analyzed and ranked David Wright, Travis d’Arnaud, Lucas Duda, and most recently the Mets’ center field platoon of Alejandro De Aza and Juan Lagares. This is really good out of […]

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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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