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Alonso Ranked Fifth Best Power Hitter in ’16 Draft Class

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
Alonso Ranked Fifth Best Power Hitter in ’16 Draft Class

Baseball America released its 2016 Draft Report Card on Monday, compiling lists of various top five categories, including fastest runner, best defensive player, and best pure hitter. Under the category of “Best Power Hitter”, the Mets’ 2nd round draft pick Peter Alonso is ranked fifth among this year’s drafted players. Alonso, 21, is the lone […]

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Expect Few Changes Offensively for the Mets in 2017

An article by posted on October 17, 2016 0 Comments
Expect Few Changes Offensively for the Mets in 2017

One of the questions I am asked most often is what I think the Mets will do this offseason, and quite frankly I don’t really see the Mets doing too much. Perhaps the most significant decision facing the Mets is trying to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes – and I’m hearing the front office will be focusing […]

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ALCS Game 3: Indians vs Blue Jays, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 17, 2016 0 Comments
ALCS Game 3: Indians vs Blue Jays, 8:00 PM

The Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays play Game 3 of the 2016 American League Championship Series at the Rogers Center at 8:00 PM tonight. The Indians enter Game 3 with a 2-0 advantage in the series. RHP Trevor Bauer (12-8, 4.26) vs RHP Marcus Stroman (9-10, 4.37) Indians Lineup 1. DH Carlos Santana 2. 2B Jason […]

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Arizona Fall League: Mets Week 1 Recap

An article by posted on October 17, 2016 0 Comments
Arizona Fall League: Mets Week 1 Recap

One week into the Arizona Fall League season, the Tom Goodwin led Scottsdale Scorpions are 2-3 and are in last place in the Eastern Division.  Ultimately, the record and standings are window dressing for a league that is intended to be a showcase for young talent and an opportunity for the best minor leaguers to […]

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Jacob deGrom Likely to Receive Big Pay Raise in 2017

An article by posted on October 16, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Likely to Receive Big Pay Raise in 2017

Jacob deGrom was upset about his salary for 2016, refusing to sign the $607,000 deal that was offered to him by the Mets. This season though, deGrom is in line for a big bump in pay. According to MLBTradeRumors.com, the top 22% of players who were called up in 2014 will qualify for an extra […]

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NLCS Game 2 Thread: Kershaw vs Hendricks, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 16, 2016 0 Comments
NLCS Game 2 Thread: Kershaw vs Hendricks, 8:00 PM

Los Angeles Dodgers (91-71) vs Chicago Cubs (103-58) Wrigley Field, Chi. – 8:00 PM ET – FS1 LHP Clayton Kershaw (12-4, 1.69) vs RHP Kyle Hendricks (16-8, 2.13) Catcher Miguel Montero saved his manager Joe Maddon and his closer Aroldis Chapman on Saturday night, with a pinch-hit grand slam that vaulted the Chicago Cubs to […]

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Jose Reyes Could Serve in Super Utility Role for 2017

An article by posted on October 16, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Could Serve in Super Utility Role for 2017

Last offseason, the Mets lost out on the prime player they were targeting in free agent Ben Zobrist. The team though may have themselves a very Zobrist like player in 2017 with a versatile  Jose Reyes. Reyes could not have done anymore for the 2016 Mets, proving that he was not the washed up veteran that […]

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Gary Cohen’s SNY Contract Set To Expire

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Gary Cohen’s SNY Contract Set To Expire

According to the New York Daily News‘ Bob Raissman, beloved play-by-play man Gary Cohen’s SNY contract is set to expire at the end of 2016. Cohen, 58, has been with the Mets organization for 28 years, the first 17 years as a member of their radio team on WFAN. Cohen, along with Keith Hernandez and […]

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Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

Before the 2015 offseason, the qualifying offer system was seen as a gentleman’s agreement. Teams would offer it, and players would agree to decline it and seek a multi-year contract in free agency. However, over time that agreement started to become a big issue for players. Teams began to shy away from signing players who […]

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If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

It’s October, and the Mets aren’t in the playoffs. So since there’s no better news to talk about, it’s time to read about completely hypothetical trade ideas that will probably never happen. There are no reports that the Cubs are actively looking to trade injured young star Kyle Schwarber, and they opted not to do […]

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