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Omar Quintanilla, John Lannan, Taylor Teagarden File For Free Agency

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Omar Quintanilla, John Lannan, Taylor Teagarden File For Free Agency

Omar Quintanilla, John Lannan and Taylor Teagarden have filed for free agency according to Baseball America. Lannan last pitched for the Mets in April without much success. He finished this season with just five appearances and a 15.75 ERA. Lannan just turned 30 and will begin searching for a new team. Quintanilla played in just […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is Out Of Options

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is Out Of Options

Kirk Nieuwenhuis will be entering his fourth MLB season in 2015, and at age 27 he’s now a fringe player who has run out of options. As Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com points out, Nieuwenhuis is entering this season without a starting position available and is most likely fighting for a roster spot as a fourth outfielder […]

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Mets Should Seize The Moment And Take Back NYC

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Mets Should Seize The Moment And Take Back NYC

As we head into the offseason, the city of New York is ripe for the picking. The Yankees are still king while the Mets have been the butt of the joke for years. But an era is ending in the Bronx. The last link to the Yankee Dynasty will be gone. Our crosstown rivals will […]

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Mets Face A Precarious Situation With Daniel Murphy

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Mets Face A Precarious Situation With Daniel Murphy

This has been a hot topic for a while and now that the offseason has arrived, it will continue to swell. Daniel Murphy is coming off another solid year in which he hit .289/.332/.403/.735, leading the Mets in a number of offensive categories including hits, doubles and runs scored. He now enters his final year […]

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MMO Week In Review: 9/29 – 10/5

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MMO Week In Review: 9/29 – 10/5

News and Notes The Mets announced that Wally Backman won’t be joining the big league coaching staff, but told him he could return as manager of the Las Vegas 51s if he wanted. No word from Backman. Read more. Jacob deGrom strengthened his case for the NL Rookie of the Year award by winning top […]

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Mets Will Allow Montero To Pitch In Dominican League

An article by posted on October 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Allow Montero To Pitch In Dominican League

The Mets have granted permission for Rafael Montero to pitch for his native Escondido in the Dominican League this winter. According to ESPN’s Adam Rubin, Montero spoke to Dominican reporter Héctor Gómez. “I’m eager to throw in my country. This will be a dream come true…I am sure Daniel Cabrera, Jorge Sosa, Edward Valdez, Carlos […]

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Octavio Dotel Retires After 15 Seasons

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
Octavio Dotel Retires After 15 Seasons

If you mention the year 1999 to a Mets fan, one-of-two things comes to mind. Either you see Robin Ventura’s grand-slam-single that ended game five of the National League Championship Series or you see Kenny Rogers walking in the winning run that sealed that series for the Braves. Game five will always be Ventura’s game […]

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Mets Regret Jhonny Peralta, Not Nelson Cruz

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Regret Jhonny Peralta, Not Nelson Cruz

Looking back at last offseason, it’s pretty clear that the Mets had a few targets. One was Curtis Granderson who they locked up in early December for four years and $60 million. The other was Jhonny Peralta. With a much higher asking price than he originally anticipated, Sandy Alderson decided against signing the veteran shortstop […]

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Mets Won’t Add Backman To Big League Coaching Staff

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Add Backman To Big League Coaching Staff

Matt Ehalt of NJ.com is reporting that Wally Backman will not be promoted to the Mets major league staff. Instead he has been offered the managing job with the Las Vegas 51′s but it is currently unclear if he will return. The Mets are still searching for a hitting coach and it was reported last week […]

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Early Bullpen Failures Led To Deep Hole

An article by posted on October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Early Bullpen Failures Led To Deep Hole

Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal, pointed out a staggering statistic a few days ago. The Mets opened the season 10-20 in one-run games, finishing at 26-29. After that horrible beginning of the season, they improved to 16-9 in one-run games down the stretch. It’s no surprise that the turnaround occurred around the time […]

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