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MMO Mailbag: What Does The Future Hold For Sean Gilmartin?

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What Does The Future Hold For Sean Gilmartin?

Dave in Spain asks… Do you know what the Mets long-term plans are for Sean Gilmartin? Is it definite that he´ll be in the pen in 2016, or could he possibly go back to being a starter in Vegas? Thanks! Joe D. replies… Ah… Sean Gilmartin, what a fantastic story he was this season. The young left-hander […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Terry Leach Hurls A Ten Inning One-Hit Shutout

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Terry Leach Hurls A Ten Inning One-Hit Shutout

A baseball roster is an endlessly fascinating construct. Some evince an enviable degree of stability, featuring a core of players whose consistency and above-average level of play provide little reason to team management to seek alternatives. Others go through larger and more frequent levels of turnover as the search is made for the right combination […]

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ICYMI: Juan Lagares Plates Winning Run In Winter Ball Debut

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Juan Lagares Plates Winning Run In Winter Ball Debut

  On Friday night, Mets center fielder Juan Lagares made his winter ball debut with the Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican League and what a game he had. He batted third in the lineup while playing the entire game in center field. He is returning to Aguilas for the fifth winter league season, he hit .342/.379/.412 […]

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Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

In part one of the Philosophy of Flexibility I outlined the different types of flexibility that are used to construct a baseball team. These areas were positional, lineup, pitching and financial flexibility. Applying this lens to the Mets current roster, the biggest area of concern from this perspective is the construction of the infield. Infield Evaluation Assuming […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Howie Kendrick, 2B

An article by posted on November 28, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Howie Kendrick, 2B

Howie Kendrick Bats: Right — Throws: Right Position: Second Base Born: July 12, 1983 (Age 32) I have heard many people say that former Angels and Dodgers second baseman Howie Kendrick is the right-handed Daniel Murphy. While I disagree on some levels, I can absolutely see where they are coming from. Kendrick has been one […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Who Says Cespedes Can’t Hit Good Pitching?

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Who Says Cespedes Can’t Hit Good Pitching?

An MMO Fan Shot by Peter S. I have to admit, I can’t believe how many fans are buying into the “Yoenis Cespedes can’t hit good pitching” rhetoric. We are playing right into the Front Office’s hands by believing he is not good and isn’t worth a contract this offseason. Well, I don’t fall into […]

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Mets Minors: Herrera, Smith, Cecchini Lead Our All Star Lineup

An article by posted on November 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Herrera, Smith, Cecchini Lead Our All Star Lineup

Here is our All Star Lineup featuring the top performers this season by position. These players are chosen strictly on their numbers and not on their prospect rankings. It’s the first of a four part series with the bench, starting rotation, and bullpen still to come. Here is who we have chosen for the best player […]

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Featured Post: Would You Rather Sign Daniel Murphy or Ben Zobrist?

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Would You Rather Sign Daniel Murphy or Ben Zobrist?

Throughout the playoffs, Mets fans were in awe with Daniel Murphy‘s incredible play. Quite frankly, they had ample reason to. Whether it was the seven home runs, the timely base knocks, head’s up base running, and even some rare stellar defense, there was a lot to be excited about. Then the World Series began, and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Trading For Todd Frazier, Moving Wright To First Base

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Trading For Todd Frazier, Moving Wright To First Base

Tom K. asks… I am not a big Lucas Duda fan mostly because his cold streaks drive me nuts. He has like four hot weeks spread out over a six month season. If David Wright is eventually going to be moved to 1B for health and durability issues, why not do it now and trade […]

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MMO Fan Shot: What Should Mets Do This Offseason?

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: What Should Mets Do This Offseason?

An MMO Fan Shot by Dave in Spain I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the Mets and how they can improve for 2016. I don´t think they need to make a lot of changes, as the core of the team is pretty good. But here are my thoughts on what they should do. Team […]

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