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MMO Mailbag: What About Yunel Escobar?

An article by posted on December 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What About Yunel Escobar?

Gabriel asks… With the Rays dealing players left and right, do you see the Mets having any interest in Yunel Escobar? While this saga with Tulo is going on, here you have a guy that’s making $13M for the next two seasons with a team option, won’t cost our top prospects, an excellent defender with […]

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MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

An article by posted on December 27, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

Joel Sherman of the New York Post asks whether the Mets relatively quiet offseason is a tactical decision, or just a lack of ingenuity by the front office coupled and more evidence that ownership lacks the financial resources to keep up with all the other teams. For example, is Michael Cuddyer the Mets’ big offseason move […]

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Projecting the NL East: Where Do Mets Finish?

An article by posted on December 25, 2014 0 Comments
Projecting the NL East: Where Do Mets Finish?

Using the latest 2015 FanGraphs projections, David Schoenfield of ESPN.com analyzes the NL East which has the Washington Nationals winning the division with an 88-74 record and a +61 run differential. FG projects the New York Mets and the revamped Miami Marlins to both finish in second place but with only 79 wins, mirroring what […]

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Wright Reaches Out To Children Of Slain NYPD Officer

An article by posted on December 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Reaches Out To Children Of Slain NYPD Officer

The two children of recently slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos received a special surprise when Mets third baseman David Wright reached out to them via phone call to share some encouragement and hope during what must be a trying time for them. Justin, 19, and Jayden, 13, are both Mets fans, so you could imagine […]

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Mets Have The Most Homegrown Players On Roster

An article by posted on December 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have The Most Homegrown Players On Roster

In an organizational roster analysis by August Fagerstrom on FanGraphs, he discovers plenty of unique outliers. For one, the Oakland Athletics have only four homegrown players on their 40-man roster – that is, of the 40 players who comprise the current A’s roster, only four were actually drafted by the organization at some point. The […]

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Mazzilli Suspended 50 Games, Tests Positive For Drug Of Abuse

An article by posted on December 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mazzilli Suspended 50 Games, Tests Positive For Drug Of Abuse

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY is reporting that second base prospect L.J. Mazzilli has been suspended 50 games without pay for testing positive for a drug of abuse. “Unfortunately, in life, you cannot go back on a bad decision that was made, and in my case, one that I very much regret. After everything my […]

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Cuban SS Yoan Moncada Still Not Cleared To Sign, But To Begin Private Workouts Soon

An article by posted on December 23, 2014 0 Comments
Cuban SS Yoan Moncada Still Not Cleared To Sign, But To Begin Private Workouts Soon

December 23 Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, updates us with the latest on Cuban SS prospect Yoan Moncada who is expected to start private workouts within two weeks. Moncada continues to wait for clearance by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) which will then pave the way for MLB teams to sign him. Over 70 scouts representing all 30 […]

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Featured Post: Where’s the Boldness and Creativity?

An article by posted on December 22, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Where’s the Boldness and Creativity?

John Harper of the Daily News wonders if Sandy Alderson could learn a few things from San Diego GM A.J. Preller, who took over a franchise with a similar losing history and a weak-hitting roster with depth in young pitching and transformed the team in about five minutes. “I’m thinking the majority of Mets fans […]

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Latest On Tulowitzki: Mets Remain The Best Match

An article by posted on December 22, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Tulowitzki: Mets Remain The Best Match

According to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation, Troy Tulowitzki will not be traded to the Mets. This report comes from Troy Renck of the Denver Post. Several Rockies beat writers including Tom Harding from MLB.com say there’s absolutely no truth to Friday’s rumors that the Mets were discussing a deal for Troy Tulowitzki. “Two […]

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Winter Ball Update: Puello Breaks Out, Flores Unstoppable

An article by posted on December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Puello Breaks Out, Flores Unstoppable

All statistics are for the week ending Friday. Cesar Puello finally got some playing this week and he did not disappoint, in fact he broke out. He went 11-25 with 4 home runs, 8 RBI and also had 3 stolen bases. Puello has all the tools to be successful, he just needs consistent playing time. Wilmer Flores […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

An article by posted on December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers Bovada, cast the Mets with 25/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the White Sox, Yankees and Royals. Twelve other teams were favored in front of them with the Dodgers, Red Sox and Nationals the heavy favorites, respectively. Los Angeles Dodgers – 15/2 Boston […]

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