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Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

Yoenis Cespedes is going to be opting out of his contract any day now and will become one of the hottest commodities of this offseason. Early reports indicate that he once again in looking for a contract north of $100 million and he wants a five year deal. Cespedes, 31, will be entering a very […]

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Mets Free Agents Who Were Better Than Their Reputation

An article by posted on October 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Free Agents Who Were Better Than Their Reputation

The suffering-rich tradition of the New York Mets is rivaled by few other organizations in pro sports, so it’s only natural that fans are going to lash out at some of their players. This is especially true of the many free agent acquisitions that went sour during their tenures with the Mets. But sometimes, fans […]

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If Not Cespedes Then Who?

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
If Not Cespedes Then Who?

With reports that the Mets do not expect they will be able to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes, the question is how do you replace the irreplaceable? Here are some options: FREE AGENTS Carlos Gomez As explained in an earlier MMO article, a rejuvenated Gomez could help the Mets by continuing to play a good center field […]

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Should Mets Take a Chance On Greg Holland?

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Take a Chance On Greg Holland?

Despite the impression you may have gotten from the NL Wild Card game, the Mets have a great bullpen. The team’s bullpen ERA of 3.53 was the third-best in the NL, save for that dreadful game 163. And given the reality of post-Madoff life for the Mets, it’s safe to say the team won’t be […]

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Jerry Koosman’s Connection to Both Mets World Series Titles

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Koosman’s Connection to Both Mets World Series Titles

  With the Cubs facing the daunting task of heading back home down 0-2 in the World Series, Jake Arrieta stepped up and pitched the most important game of his life. Arrieta pitched 5.1 no-hit innings to help the Cubs even the series at 1-1. Arrieta was the first pitcher to carry a no-hitter that […]

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Mets Still Have the Pitching to Win in 2017

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Still Have the Pitching to Win in 2017

Last year, Ben Zobrist was one of the driving forces for a Royals team that beat the Mets in the World Series. This year, he was more of the same for a Cubs team that is on the verge of winning their first World Series since 1908. As luck would have it, Zobrist was one […]

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Tigers Unlikely to Deal Second Baseman Ian Kinsler

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Tigers Unlikely to Deal Second Baseman Ian Kinsler

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila has made it known that he is looking to cut payroll and shake up his roster this Winter. However, one writer who covers the team believes he has no intentions of moving two of his core players in second baseman Ian Kinsler or right-hander Justin Verlander for that matter.(Detroit Free Press) Beat […]

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October 25, 1986: Oh, What A Night!

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
October 25, 1986: Oh, What A Night!

Every generation has its defining moment. People who grew up in the 1960s know exactly where they were when President Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were assassinated. In the 1980s, every American knows where they were when the Space Shuttle exploded. It’s no different for Mets fans. People who grew up rooting for […]

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Should The Mets Trade Curtis Granderson?

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade Curtis Granderson?

I want to start off by saying that I love Curtis Granderson. He plays with hustle and his off-field endeavors are admirable and laudable. He’s willing to do whatever is necessary to help the team, and is seen as a leader in the clubhouse. That being said, the Mets might want to consider the possibility of […]

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Sandy Alderson Will Have Some Housekeeping To Do Before Winter Meetings

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Will Have Some Housekeeping To Do Before Winter Meetings

While it appears the Mets will be in no rush to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes as reported by Buster Olney, there will be a lot of housekeeping decisions the front office will make as they get ready for a new hot stove season. The Mets started their march to 2017 by exercising their option on Jose […]

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