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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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Why Did Mets Leave Top Prospect Wuilmer Becerra Exposed To Rule 5 Draft

An article by posted on November 21, 2015 0 Comments
Why Did Mets Leave Top Prospect Wuilmer Becerra Exposed To Rule 5 Draft

I woke up to three emails this morning, all asking me why the Mets failed to protect outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft in December. The Mets instead chose to add outfielder Brandon Nimmo and right-handers Seth Lugo, Jeff Walters, and Robert Gsellman to the 40-man roster. Becerra, 21, was the third prospect the Mets received from […]

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Amazin’ Moments: The Magic Is Back, If Only For One Night

An article by posted on November 21, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: The Magic Is Back, If Only For One Night

“Home runs are over-rated. You don’t have to hit home runs to win. If I don’t get a home run all year, and the team wins, I’ll be more than satisfied.” – Steve Henderson The Reccoppa family piled into Dad’s burnt orange 1970 Plymouth Duster for the short ride across the bridge on Route 37 […]

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The 2015 Mets: A Journey To Remember

An article by posted on November 21, 2015 0 Comments
The 2015 Mets: A Journey To Remember

Mets fan Drew Palazzo wrote in to MMO this morning to share his thrilling tribute video dedicated to the 2015 Mets. He writes: “Looking back on 2015, I personally believe that the New York Mets proved to us that a story doesn’t necessarily require a happy ending in order to be truly memorable. The season ended […]

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Mets Season Ticket Sales Soaring, Which Begs The Question…

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Season Ticket Sales Soaring, Which Begs The Question…

This is what winning does to an organization. After a season which saw the New York Mets win their first NL Pennant since 2000, the revenue is pouring in. According to Neil Best of Newsday, s of Thursday, the Mets have already sold close to 8,500 new full and partial season ticket plans for the […]

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Mets Add Nimmo, Lugo, Walters, Gsellman To 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Nimmo, Lugo, Walters, Gsellman To 40-Man Roster

The Mets have added outfielder Brandon Nimmo, RHP Seth Lugo, RHP Jeff Walters, and RHP Robert Gsellman to the 40-man roster. Each will be protected from being selected in the Rule 5 Draft and automatically receive invites to major league spring training. November 19 The Mets have until 11:59 PM on November 20th to decide which of their Rule 5 eligible players they […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Denard Span, CF

An article by posted on November 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Denard Span, CF

Denard Span Position: Center Field Bats: Left — Throws: Left Born: February 27th, 1984 (Age 31) Last season was not a good year for Juan Lagares, who underperformed defensively and offensively in 2015. Specifically, his struggles against right-handed pitching lost him his starting job in center field. The offseason plan for the Mets front office […]

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Featured Post: The Philosophy Of Flexibility (Part I)

An article by posted on November 18, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Philosophy Of Flexibility (Part I)

Some teams build around pitching, some around contact hitting and others around youth and player control. Allow me to introduce another philosophy into the construction of a baseball team and this is the philosophy of flexibility, one that Sandy Alderson appears to partially be utilizing. The philosophy of flexibility stems from what I believe is […]

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The Case for Collins

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Case for Collins

Allow me to begin with a common stipulation for pieces such as this: I am not predicting here who will win NL Manager of the Year later today, but opining on who should win it. Joe Maddon blew into Chicago, changed the culture of the Cubs and made them relevant in short order and ahead […]

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