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MMO Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview:  Juan Lagares, CF

Juan Lagares, CF DOB: March 17, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: R/R Contract Status: First year of four-year, $23 million extension ($2.5 million salary) 2015 Recap After showing the outrageous potential he had in 2014, Juan Lagares came back down to Earth in 2015 in a big way, seeing a decline in both offensive […]

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Lazaro Armenteros: Will Mets Continue To Ignore Premium International Free Agents

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Lazaro Armenteros: Will Mets Continue To Ignore Premium International Free Agents

Latest Cuban Phenom Lazaro Armenteros Declared A Free Agent Last week the question was posed here on MMO as to whether or not the Mets should trade LHP Steven Matz and another player to the Red Sox for shortstop prospect Yoan Moncada. The trade was proposed by Baseball America and I have a huge problem […]

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Mets Opening Day Payroll Currently At $108 Million

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Payroll Currently At $108 Million

With the New York Mets recently reaching pre-arbitration settlements with five of their eligible players, and the addition of free agent Alejandro De Aza to a one year deal worth $5.75 million dollars, here is the most current Opening Day payroll projection for 2016. Guaranteed Contracts ($78.05 Million) David Wright – $20.0 Million Curtis Granderson – […]

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Mets and Cubs Reigniting Their Once Decades Old Rivalry

An article by posted on January 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Cubs Reigniting Their Once Decades Old Rivalry

Chicago Cubs co-owner and chairman of the board Todd Ricketts had nothing good to say about the New York Mets this weekend. While taking questions at a Cubs Fan Fest at the Sheraton Grand Chicago ballroom on Saturday morning, here’s what Ricketts had to say about Mets fans. “I don’t know if you guys know this, […]

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Cespedes’ Market Hasn’t Shaped Up How We Thought It Would

An article by posted on January 17, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes’ Market Hasn’t Shaped Up How We Thought It Would

If you would have told me in November that we would be refreshing out Twitter feeds on January 17th, praying to see a report indicating Yoenis Cespedes is heading back to Queens, I probably would of laughed myself into tears. Sure the Mets are still in the hunt for the slugging Cuban outfielder that brought magic […]

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Stroll Down Memory Lane: Mets Top Prospects From 1983

An article by posted on January 16, 2016 0 Comments
Stroll Down Memory Lane: Mets Top Prospects From 1983

  The Baseball America archives go all the way back to 1983 for their annual Top 10 prospect lists and I thought it would be fun to take a look at what those players became. We will first look at the Mets Top 10 from 1983, seeing where BA missed and the ones they were right about. […]

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Mets Invite Gavin Cecchini, Dominic Smith To Big League Camp

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Invite Gavin Cecchini, Dominic Smith To Big League Camp

The Mets have announced that they have invited first round picks Dominic Smith and Gavin Cecchini to Major League camp for Spring Training. They also invited pitchers Paul Sewald, Chasen Bradford, and Zack Thornton. For position players they invited T.J. Rivera, Johnny Monell, Xorge Carrillo, and Travis Taijeron. Smith had a breakout year for the […]

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Comparing Neil Walker and Daniel Murphy Projections

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Comparing Neil Walker and Daniel Murphy Projections

Like most people, I like to look at all the preseason projections at this time of the year as we get ready for a new season of baseball, and of course I’m particularly interested in how all these projection models view the Mets. While much attention has been made about the recently released projected standings […]

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Where Does It Say That Money Is The Answer?

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Where Does It Say That Money Is The Answer?

I grew up a Mets fans surrounded by Yankees fans. But since my childhood was in the 1980s, those Yankee fans weren’t nearly as loud about the greatness of their franchise at that time. Fast-forward to the 1990s and Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams and Joe Torre. Mix in a dash of unfulfilled promise, like the […]

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Would You Trade Steven Matz For Yoan Moncada?

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Would You Trade Steven Matz For Yoan Moncada?

Baseball America has published a fascinating article that proposed five different trades that are prospect swaps including one that involves the Mets and their big four. J.J. Cooper thinks that a swap of left-handed pitcher Steven Matz and shortstop prospect Luis Carpio to the Boston Red Sox for infielder Yoan Moncada could make sense for […]

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