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MLB Announces Pace of Play Changes for 2015 Season

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Announces Pace of Play Changes for 2015 Season

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark and Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz, the Chairman of Major League Baseball’s Pace of Game and Instant Replay Committees, today jointly announced additions to baseball’s pace of game program. The new rules will address four key areas: 1. Managers must stay in […]

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Collins To Return Saturday For First Official Workout

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Collins To Return Saturday For First Official Workout

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins plans to be back at Mets camp for Saturday’s first official workout involving pitchers and catchers. Collins left camp to be with his family after learning that his father, Bud, passed away at age 95 on Tuesday night. February 18 According to several media outlets, […]

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Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets Farm System Fifth Best

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets Farm System Fifth Best

More good news from Baseball Prospectus, who  ranked all 30 MLB farm systems and placed the Mets at number five. That’s a nice bump from last year’s No. 8 ranking. “Not the best, but likely the most balanced farm system in all of baseball, the Mets have everything you could want from a group of […]

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Mets Notes: Alderson To Meet The Press, Puello and Nieuwenhuis Out Of Options,

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Alderson To Meet The Press, Puello and Nieuwenhuis Out Of Options,

Sandy To Meet The Press Mets GM Sandy Alderson will address reporters from Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie on Friday, in place of manager Terry Collins, who is away with family due to the passing of his father. The press conference will air live on SNY at 11:00 AM. I’m looking forward to hearing […]

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Baseball America: Mets Have 7 Prospects on Top 100

An article by posted on February 19, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America: Mets Have 7 Prospects on Top 100

Baseball America is expected to reveal their 2015 Top 100 Prospects later today or tomorrow. MMO has learned that the Mets will have seven prospects featured on the list as follows: No. 11 Noah Syndergaard, RHP No. 33 Steven Matz, LHP No. 45 Brandon Nimmo, OF No. 46 Dilson Herrera, 2B No. 63 Kevin Plawecki, […]

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Vic Black Expects A Better Spring

An article by posted on February 19, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Expects A Better Spring

After a poor showing in spring training last year, Mets reliever Vic Black feels more mentally prepared coming into camp this season. Black struggled mightily with his control last spring, walking ten batters in nine innings. As a result of this performance, he did not make the Mets Opening Day roster. In an article by […]

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MLB Executives: Cuddyer Among Worst Offseason Signings

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Executives: Cuddyer Among Worst Offseason Signings

The criticisms of the Michael Cuddyer signing continue to pile on. Jayson Stark of ESPN polled MLB executives around the league on what was the worst signing this offseason, and Cuddyer was ranked as one of the worst. A total of 8 executives named Cuddyer as the worst signing this Winter. Only Hanley Ramirez, Brett […]

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PSL Notes: Parnell May Only Miss 2-3 Weeks

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
PSL Notes: Parnell May Only Miss 2-3 Weeks

According to what a team source told ESPN New York, while closer Bobby Parnell is due to open the season on the disabled list, he does not believe the absence would be lengthy. “I would think two to three weeks,” said the source about the absence from Opening Day, while cautioning that time frame is far from […]

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How Optimistic Should Mets Fans Be?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
How Optimistic Should Mets Fans Be?

Mel Brooks has made a small fortune – no make that a large fortune – on his movie, then play, then movie of THE PRODUCERS. As you must know it involved a scam wherein his protagonists planned to make a fortune by overfunding a Broadway show that goes bust almost immediately. Wayne Huizenga owned the […]

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Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Bernie, Posada Numbers, Mets Still Nothing On Piazza

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Bernie, Posada Numbers, Mets Still Nothing On Piazza

With the news that the New York Yankees plan to retire the numbers of Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada later this season, Kevin Kernan of the NY Post says the Mets should retire the number of Mike Piazza to steal their thunder. “The Yankees have legacy players and they are not afraid to […]

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