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It’s Official: The Mets Aren’t Cheap Anymore

An article by posted on February 7, 2017 0 Comments
It’s Official: The Mets Aren’t Cheap Anymore

The Mets have spent more money on major-league contracts via free agent signings this offseason than they have in any other year since 2008 – almost a decade ago and before the news of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme wreaked havoc on the Mets ownership and thus team finances as well. The signings of Yoenis […]

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MMO Exclusive: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects, Season Outlook with Metsmerized Online

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects, Season Outlook with Metsmerized Online

Hey MMO Community, it’s been awhile. We’ve reached early February, which means a few things. It means we’ve reached the point in the season where my excitement for Knicks Basketball turns into disgust and depression. On the bright side, it also means we’ve reached the point where I start getting geared up for some baseball. […]

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OH NO! Adam Rubin Leaves The Mets Beat

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
OH NO! Adam Rubin Leaves The Mets Beat

In a recent tweet, Mets beat reporter for ESPN, Adam Rubin, has announced that he will be leaving the Mets beat as he is changing careers.  After having covered the Mets for the past 15 years for both the New York Daily News and ESPN, Rubin will now work in public relations. Rubin has been […]

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Intentional Walks, Strike Zone Changes Proposed By MLB To MLBPA

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
Intentional Walks, Strike Zone Changes Proposed By MLB To MLBPA

Jayson Stark of ESPN reports that according to sources, Major League Baseball has made formal proposals to the MLB Players’ Union to raise the strike zone, as well as eliminating the requirement for pitchers to throw four pitches when issuing an intentional walk. The first proposal would raise the bottom of the strike zone to […]

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DeGrom Feels Great, Believes Mets Rotation Could Be Very Special

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
DeGrom Feels Great, Believes Mets Rotation Could Be Very Special

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post caught up with Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom at spring training Saturday and was greeted with a smile. I would be smiling too if I was part of a starting rotation with as much potential as the Mets’. “I think it could be a lot of fun,’’ deGrom told Kernan […]

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Josh Edgin is Motivated to Return to Form

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
Josh Edgin is Motivated to Return to Form

New York Mets left-handed reliever, Josh Edgin, was once a dominant reliever for this club. He was derailed by injury, needing to undergo Tommy John surgery in 2015 before returning to the team in 2016. Edgin looks to return to form in the upcoming 2017 season. In 2014, Edgin had a stellar season, pitching to […]

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How Exactly Will Collins Work In Reyes?

An article by posted on February 5, 2017 0 Comments
How Exactly Will Collins Work In Reyes?

Among Mets manager Terry Collins‘ more interesting decisions this season will be where he’ll play Jose Reyes. Shortstop? Third base? Second base? The outfield? It has been a long time since Reyes played second – remember the Kaz Matsui fiasco? – and the outfield would be forcing the issue considering the Mets have a glut […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Looks to Set an Example in 2017

An article by posted on February 5, 2017 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Looks to Set an Example in 2017

Entering this offseason, the most daunting task for the Mets was re-signing their own star, Yoenis Cespedes. As we now know, Cespedes went on to sign a four-year $110 million deal to stay in New York. Kevin Kernan of the NY Post spoke with Yo this past week to discuss his outlook on the upcoming […]

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Mets Agree To One-Year $6.5 Million Deal With Jerry Blevins (Updated)

An article by posted on February 4, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Agree To One-Year $6.5 Million Deal With Jerry Blevins (Updated)

The New York Mets have re-signed left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. The deal is for one year guaranteed at $6.5 million dollars, but includes a a team option that could bring the total value to $12.5 million over two years. He can also earn $100,000 in incentives each […]

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Wilmer Flores Will Earn $2.2 Million After Winning Arbitration Case

An article by posted on February 4, 2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Will Earn $2.2 Million After Winning Arbitration Case

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag on Twitter, Wilmer Flores won his arbitration case against the Mets on Saturday, and will earn $2.2 million this season, $400K more than the Mets’ offer of $1.8 million dollars. Flores, 25, is the first Met since Oliver Perez in 2008 to go before an arbitration hearing, and […]

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