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Mets Announce Spring Training Invites

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Mets Announce Spring Training Invites

The Mets announced their minor league invites to major league Spring Training today on Twitter. The list is headlined by top prospect Dominic Smith. The rest of the invitees include: RHP - Chase Bradford RHP - Paul Sewald RHP - Kevin McGowan RHP - Corey Taylor RHP - Logan Taylor LHP - P.J. Conlon LHP - David Roseboom C - Xorge Carrillo IF […]

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Greg Holland Seeking Two-Year Deal With Opt-Out

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Greg Holland Seeking Two-Year Deal With Opt-Out

Greg Holland is the premier reliever left on the market, but on the road back from Tommy John surgery. He is seeking a two-year deal with an opt-out after the first year, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports reports. Holland, 31, underwent Tommy John Surgery in September of 2015 and he missed the Royals’ World Series championship […]

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Who Gets The Last Spot On The Mets Bench?

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Who Gets The Last Spot On The Mets Bench?

While most are currently focused on the bullpen, this Mets team has some other areas it needs to address prior to the start of the 2017 season. One of the main issues facing this team is which player is going to get the last spot on the bench? The Mets infield currently consists of Lucas […]

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Will 2017 Be Lucas Duda’s Last Season As A Met?

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Will 2017 Be Lucas Duda’s Last Season As A Met?

New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is entering his final year of team control in 2017. This is the time the front office, as well as the fan base, debates if the Mets should offer him a contract extension or let him go. This debate should be interesting, considering the 30 year-old played only […]

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Wally Backman Claims Sandy Alderson Has It In For Him

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Wally Backman Claims Sandy Alderson Has It In For Him

In an exclusive interview with Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record, Wally Backman had some explosive things to say about his parting of ways with the New York Mets including that he’s been blackballed by GM Sandy Alderson and betrayed by owner Jeff Wilpon. “There’s been a bad roadblock, and I know where it’s coming […]

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Mets and Mejia Agree On $1.9MM Contract He’ll Never Collect

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Mets and Mejia Agree On $1.9MM Contract He’ll Never Collect

In what can only be deemed a ridiculous formality, suspended relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets agreed on Tuesday to a one-year contract worth $1,976,000. Because he was given a lifetime ban from baseball after testing positive for a PED for the third time, Mejia will not collect one red cent of […]

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Carlos Beltran Offers Hitting Instruction To Jose Reyes

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Carlos Beltran Offers Hitting Instruction To Jose Reyes

Jose Reyes hit it off with Carlos Beltran in a batting cage, posting a video in Instagram with the caption, “You’re never too old to take advice.” As Carlos Beltran is one of the best switch-hitters of all time, Reyes, a very good switch-hitter in his own right, is wise to accept his advice. If […]

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Blue Jays, Orioles, Phillies, A’s Among Potential Landing Spots For Jay Bruce

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Blue Jays, Orioles, Phillies, A’s Among Potential Landing Spots For Jay Bruce

Jay Bruce is still a Met, despite the obvious notion that Sandy Alderson wants desperately to trade him. It has been a slow moving offseason for power hitters and it seems just about everyone including players and their agents have misread the market. There have been very few moves made over the last few weeks, […]

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Braves Interested in Kelly Johnson

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Braves Interested in Kelly Johnson

According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Braves are interested in signing former Met and former Brave Kelly Johnson. If the Braves do indeed re-sign Johnson, it would mark the third straight offseason the Braves signed Johnson.  As many Mets fans will joke, this could lead to the third straight season the Mets […]

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MMO Mailbag: Ranking the Sluggers on Trade Block

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MMO Mailbag: Ranking the Sluggers on Trade Block

Carl asks… I read over the weekend that the Minnesota Twins might be close to trading Brian Dozier who I wasn’t even aware he was available. What other power hitters are available right now in addition to Jay Bruce and how would you rank them in terms of value? Joe D. replies… There may be […]

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