Mets News & Notes

Mets Unable To Agree On Deal With deGrom, Renew His Contract

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Unable To Agree On Deal With deGrom, Renew His Contract

According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Jacob deGrom had his contract renewed, making him the only non-arbitration eligible player with the Mets unable to agree on a  new deal for the 2016 season. Agent Brodie Van Wagenen who represents deGrom, issued the following statement after the Mets’ decision to renew his client’s contract. “We respect the Mets’ […]

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Montero Struggles In Spring Training Debut

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Struggles In Spring Training Debut

In a season where there is not much doubt who the starting five will be in the Mets pitching rotation, Rafael Montero still has a very important month ahead of him. Marc Carig of Newsday looked at Montero’s forgettable first appearance of spring. Montero, who is trying to regain the trust of the Mets front […]

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Mets Drop First Game Of Spring To Nationals 9-4

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Drop First Game Of Spring To Nationals 9-4

The Mets finally took the field today in Viera against the Washington Nationals with Rafael Montero getting the start in the Grapefruit League opener. It did not go as planned at they lost the first game by a 9-4 score and Montero lasted only one inning. Here are some notes from the pitchers: Montero struggled […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM – Let’s Get It On!

An article by posted on March 3, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM – Let’s Get It On!

The New York Mets (0-0) begin their 2016 Grapefruit League season on Thursday afternoon against the Washington Nationals (1-0) in Viera, FL at 1:05 PM ET. It’s the first of six spring matchups with the Nats and the first of three at Space Coast Stadium in Viera. The game will not air SNY, but can be heard […]

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Steven Matz Could Win Rookie of the Year Award

An article by posted on March 3, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Could Win Rookie of the Year Award

Long Island native, Steven Matz looks to get his first full major league season under his belt this coming year. In his brief appearance last season, we saw glimpses of how great of a pitcher he can truly be. Marc Carig of Newsday spoke with Frank Viola and discussed the possibilities for Matz, and what […]

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I Can’t Wait To Hear Howie!

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
I Can’t Wait To Hear Howie!

I grew up before the 24-hour news cycle started, when social media constituted of passing around the headphones of a Walkman as you ‘streamed’ music on the radio. Maybe if one was lucky, they could ‘share’ their cassette recording of said song so everyone could hear it. It was a suburb of northern New Jersey, […]

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MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Cliff Floyd

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Cliff Floyd

Where Are They Now? Cliff Floyd Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still […]

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Curtis Granderson Expected To Play Friday Against Marlins

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Expected To Play Friday Against Marlins

Terry Collins told reporters that Curtis Granderson is expected to play in Friday’s Grapefruit League game against the Miami Marlins. Granderson was diagnosed with pinkeye on Tuesday, but has been working out and said the condition has improved. “He feels good, the medicine has worked,” Collins said. “Tomorrow he won’t go on the trip, but […]

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Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An industry source tells Mike Puma of the NY Post that Michael Cuddyer received a buyout valued in the $2 million to $3 million range to terminate his contract with the New York Mets in December when the veteran outfielder announced his retirement. Cuddyer, 36, was due to earn $12.5 million dollars in the final season […]

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Collins: Fun Time Is Over, Time To Get Ready For Baseball

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Collins: Fun Time Is Over, Time To Get Ready For Baseball

This might be one of the best and most interesting spring training camps I can ever remember. Everyone is so happy to be here. There are no real spring training battles to speak of. There are no underlying issues that are lurking about. There are no ominous storylines waiting in the shadows. Far from it, […]

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