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The Mets Keep Prospect Wuilmer Becerra, Lose Bowman

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Keep Prospect Wuilmer Becerra, Lose Bowman

Minor League Portion- The Mets lost minor league pitcher Octavio Acosta to the Houston Astros in the minor league portion of the draft. Acosta was actually on loan last year to the Mexican League where he had a 8.68 ERA and 1.643 WHIP. In 2014 he pitched for the Savannah Sand Gnats and Brooklyn Cyclones. They also lost […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Six Players Mets Could Select

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Six Players Mets Could Select

Last year, the Mets selected Sean Gilmartin from the Minnesota Twins in the Rule 5 Draft, which turned out to be a great pick as he went on to be very effective out of the their bullpen, pitching to a 2.67 ERA and 1.186 WHIP. The Mets weren’t the only team that found success as […]

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Under The Microscope: Jason Heyward vs. Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Under The Microscope: Jason Heyward vs. Yoenis Cespedes

Now that the Mets have struck out in their pursuit of Ben Zobrist, it is possible that they could now turn their attention to one of the premier outfielders on the market. Leading that group are Jason Heyward and Yoenis Cespedes. If the Mets choose to go after one of those high-priced outfielders available in […]

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Wilmer Flores Suffered A Fractured Ankle

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Suffered A Fractured Ankle

Wilmer Flores has been diagnosed with a fractured left ankle and has been fitted with a walking boot, assistant general manager John Ricco told reporters on Tuesday. He says Flores should be ready for spring training. As first reported by MMO, Flores suffered the injury when he was struck by a pitch while playing winter […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Gerardo Parra, OF

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Gerardo Parra, OF

Gerardo Parra Position: Outfielder Bats: Left – Throws: Left Born: May 6, 1987 (Age 28) With the winter meetings well underway, the New York Mets are in the market for an outfielder, and as assistant GM said Monday, “not an everyday outfielder.” The team is looking for a player who can share time with Juan […]

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Dominic Smith Named To Arizona Fall League Top Prospects Team

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Named To Arizona Fall League Top Prospects Team

  At the Winter Meetings today, the Arizona Fall League announced their Top Prospect Team that consists of the 20 best players from the 2015 season. Dominic Smith was the only Mets prospect named to the team with him and Sam Travis from the Red Sox being the first baseman selected. The team is selected […]

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Mets Say It’s Unlikely They Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Say It’s Unlikely They Sign Yoenis Cespedes

December 6, 8:00 PM Assistant GM spoke to reporters at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday and said that there’s little chance that Yoenis Cespedes would be returning to the Mets. “It’s unlikely right now that he ends up a Met,” Ricco said. “I still think he’s looking at a deal that would […]

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D’Arnaud and Plawecki To Get Exposure At Other Positions This Spring

An article by posted on December 5, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud and Plawecki To Get Exposure At Other Positions This Spring

Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki were the two main catchers for the Mets in 2015, with d’Arnaud being the team’s starter and the rookie Plawecki his backup. D’Arnaud has proven himself as an established player and Plawecki is expected to follow suit as well despite some growing pains in 2015. As a result, the Mets […]

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Featured Article: Should the Mets Target Jason Heyward?

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Article: Should the Mets Target Jason Heyward?

Henry asks… If the Mets play this right, they could conceivably sign Jason Heyward, and then trade Curtis Granderson to the highest bidders amongst teams that lost out on Heyward. They end up with a Gold Glove right fielder with speed and great offensive upside who is nine years younger than Grandy. And we can […]

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Wilmer Flores Homers In Return To Winter Ball Action

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Homers In Return To Winter Ball Action

Last Thursday Wilmer Flores was hit by a pitch on his left heel and was out of the lineup until last night for the Bravos de Margarita. In game one of Venezuelan League action, Flores played second base and batted fifth. He crushed a solo home run to left field in his first at bat which you […]

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