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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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Mets “Very Serious” About Dilson Herrera As Their Second Baseman Next Season

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Very Serious” About Dilson Herrera As Their Second Baseman Next Season

(Updated 11/16) With Daniel Murphy having played his last game with the New York Mets, it appears the team is “very serious” about Dilson Herrera being the starting second baseman next season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Rubin adds that the plan this offseason for the Mets is to find a backup infielder […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Ben Zobrist, IF/OF

An article by posted on November 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Ben Zobrist, IF/OF

Ben Zobrist Position: 2B/3B/SS/LF/RF Bats: Switch — Throws: Right Born: May 26, 1981 (Age 34) To sum him up quickly, Ben Zobrist is a switch-hitting, two-time All Star and World Series champion who can play a variety of positions. He is a career .265/.355/.431 hitter with 127 home runs, 567 RBIs, and 105 stolen bases. […]

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Alderson and the Mets Should Follow Their Blueprint

An article by posted on November 13, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson and the Mets Should Follow Their Blueprint

After more than a week to let the World Series, yes, World Series dust settle, it is safe to say that this season was indeed a huge success for the New York Mets. The Mets went from a 79-83 team a year ago, to National League champions, at least a year ahead of schedule, according […]

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Projecting Where The Top 50 Free Agents Go (Part 2)

An article by posted on November 13, 2015 0 Comments
Projecting Where The Top 50 Free Agents Go (Part 2)

There still has been little movement on the free agency front while teams await players decisions on whether or not to accept the qualifying offers. I would suspect after all those are decided today that the market will pick up in what would be a cool hot stove if not for the Angels making a […]

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