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Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

On Thursday morning, I had the chance to conduct an interview over the phone with ESPN senior baseball analyst Keith Law, who is also the lead baseball analyst for ESPN’s Scouts.Inc and the former assistant to the GM of the Toronto Blue Jays. Keith, who ranked the Mets as having the fourth best farm system […]

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Mets Add Lefty Reliever Duane Below

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Lefty Reliever Duane Below

The Mets have signed left-handed reliever Duane Below to a minor-league contract, but have not invited him to big-league camp. Below, 29, has appeared in the majors with the Detroit Tigers and Miami Marlins. He went a combined 2-4 with a 4.27 ERA in 43 appearances (three starts) with those clubs from 2011 through 2013. […]

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Wilmer Flores Out To Prove Doubters Wrong

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Out To Prove Doubters Wrong

A determined Wilmer Flores told Kevin Kernan of the NY Post he has no plans to give up the shortstop position and that when all is said and done the joke will be on those who doubted him. “I know I can take that position,’’ Flores said at Tradition Field. “I’m real proud of myself because […]

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Rob Manfred Urges HOF Voters Not To “Assume PED Use”

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Rob Manfred Urges HOF Voters Not To “Assume PED Use”

During a half-hour Q and A session with some ESPN reporters, new baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said that Hall Of Fame voters should not assume people did Performance Enhancing Drugs without evidence. “I think it’s unfair for people to surmise that Player A did X, Y or Z, absent a positive test, or proof that […]

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Wright Closing In On Some Career MLB Milestones

An article by posted on February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Closing In On Some Career MLB Milestones

Third baseman David Wright is already the Mets franchise leader in a number of offensive categories ranking first all-time in hits (1,702), runs (907), doubles (375), and RBI (939). However, as the Mets captain enters the 2015 season, he’s closing in on a few MLB career milestones that might help pave the way to Cooperstown […]

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Mets Need To Solve The Nationals

An article by posted on February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Need To Solve The Nationals

With 23 of the first 26 games this season coming against the NL East, Sandy Alderson was asked how important it is for the Mets to get off to a strong start this season? “We played very well against the NL East last year, with one obvious exception. When they signed Max Scherzer, my response […]

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Niese Glad He Wasn’t Dealt, Says There’s Method To Sandy’s Madness

An article by posted on February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Glad He Wasn’t Dealt, Says There’s Method To Sandy’s Madness

Veteran columnist Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, delivers another solid player profile from Port St. Lucie where he’s been reporting from the last few weeks. This time Kernan catches up with lefthander Jon Niese who is glad to still be a Met and says he was told he would not be traded. “They […]

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Frank Cashen Ranked 10th Best GM in Baseball History

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
Frank Cashen Ranked 10th Best GM in Baseball History

So our friends Mark Armour and Dan Levitt are continuing to roll out their Top General Managers in MLB history. They, of course, are the co-writers of In Pursuit of Pennants, which examines how front offices have historically found innovative ways to build winning teams. Last week, they named ranked Sandy Alderson 12th Best GM of […]

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Will Mets Keep It Together When The Bill Comes Due?

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
Will Mets Keep It Together When The Bill Comes Due?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post is anxious to see how the Mets will keep this young core of talent, that they’ve asked fans to wait five years for, intact once they start getting expensive. “Matt Harvey will see his salary begin a significant climb next offseason when he is first-time arbitration eligible. Zack […]

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MMO Fan Shot: An Evening With Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: An Evening With Sandy Alderson

An MMO Fan Shot by Matt Stephens In 2013 the Mets hosted an event where you could ask Sandy Alderson questions. It was pretty lame. It was right in the midst of the Michael Bourn saga, and every question was about that. It wasn’t fun. This time around I think things went a little better. […]

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About Those 10-12 More Wins…

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
About Those 10-12 More Wins…

Looks like there’s a lot of angst today over something Sandy Alderson said last night at an event for Mets season ticket holders. Let me set the stage for you. On Monday, Alderson was a guest of Chris Russo on MLB Network and said he had high expectations for this team as currently constructed and […]

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