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MMO Free Agent Profile: Koji Uehara, RP

An article by posted on 27/11/2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Koji Uehara, RP

Koji Uehara Position: Reliever Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: April 3, 1975 (Age 41) As the New York Mets continue to scour the market for late inning relievers, one potential target is a right-handed arm that has experience in both closing and setting-up, in 41-year-old Koji Uehara. The eight-year veteran began his major league […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Two Mets Prospects That Are Most At Risk

An article by posted on 25/11/2016 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Two Mets Prospects That Are Most At Risk

Initially i was simply going to post this one excerpt from Baseball America, who projected the top players who could get picked in the upcoming Rule 5 draft. But I was actually surprised that they listed Mets Double-A infield prospect Philip Evans among their “cream of the crop.” That’s not to knock Evans who I […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Ian Desmond, OF

An article by posted on 25/11/2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Ian Desmond, OF

Ian Desmond Position: Outfield/SS Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: September, 1985 (Age 31) For the second straight year Ian Desmond hits free agency after getting the qualifying offer and rejecting it. Unlike last offseason though, he is coming off a solid overall year at the plate. He also improved his value by showing he can play […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

An article by posted on 24/11/2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

Edgardo Alfonzo remains one of the most beloved Mets alumni, both for his post-season heroics (e.g. 3 HR’s including a ninth inning grand slam in the space of two vital 1999 playoff games against the Reds and Diamondbacks), and his role as part of the “Best Infield Ever” as dubbed by Sports Illustrated. His flexibility as […]

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MMO Original: The All-Time Mets Seasons Team

An article by posted on 24/11/2016 0 Comments
MMO Original: The All-Time Mets Seasons Team

Just about everyone and their mother has done a piece on what the Mets’ all-time team would look like, and they all look pretty much the same. However, when you adjust this all-time team to include the best season at every position, it looks a little bit different– and the numbers are even more impressive. […]

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Psychics Agree: No Fifth Year For Cespedes

An article by posted on 23/11/2016 0 Comments
Psychics Agree: No Fifth Year For Cespedes

The New York Post indicated that the Mets remain interested in signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four year contract, but a fifth year could wind up being a deal breaker. We can spend all day speculating about the actual reason for this rumored line in the sand. Many fans still think the Wilpons have no intention of signing […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Holliday, 1B/OF

An article by posted on 22/11/2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Holliday, 1B/OF

Matt Holliday Position: 1B/OF Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: January 15, 1980 (36 years old) With the St. Louis Cardinals not picking up his 2017 option, Matt Holliday finds himself a free agent this offseason.  It was an easy choice for the Cardinals to turn down the $17.2 million option because Holliday has been […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Addison Reed, RHP

An article by posted on 20/11/2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Addison Reed, RHP

ADDISON REED, RHP Player Data:  Age: 27, Bats: Left, Throws: Right, Arbitration Eligible 2016 Primary Stats: 4-2 1.97 ERA 40 holds 91/13 KO/BB 2016 Player Review: Could Addison Reed have been any better in 2016?  He pitched in almost half the Mets’ games, third in baseball with 80 appearances.  He led all of baseball with […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1964 Topps Casey Teaches Kranepool

An article by posted on 20/11/2016 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1964 Topps Casey Teaches Kranepool

As Casey Stengel was reported to say to reporters during the 1966 preseason, “We’ve got a couple of kids here, and they’re both 20 years old. In 10 years the first one, Kranepool, has a chance to be a star. In 10 years the other guy has a chance to be 30.”  The card above is […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Michael Conforto, OF

An article by posted on 20/11/2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Michael Conforto, OF

MICHAEL CONFORTO, OF Player Data: Age: 23, Bats: Left, Throws: Right, Under Contract 2016 Primary Stats: .220/.310/.414, 21 2B, 12 HR, 42 RBI, 348 PA 2016 Player Review: One of the biggest disappointments of 2016, it’s hard to believe for a month Michael Conforto looked like everything we could possibly want from the young slugger.  His April, […]

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