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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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The Moral of Game Five: Setting Up to Succeed, or Fail?

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
The Moral of Game Five: Setting Up to Succeed, or Fail?

I know the last thing those of us bursting with excitement and anticipation for 2016 want to be reminded of is game five of the World Series, but stick with me here.  I’ve been thinking about the 9th inning of that game an awful lot, but not because of the despair we all shared at […]

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MMO Season Preview: Alejandro De Aza, OF

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Alejandro De Aza, OF

Alejandro De Aza, OF DOB – April 11, 1984 (31 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: L/L Contract Status: One-year, $5.75 million with possible incentives 2015 Recap De Aza had his best season at the plate since 2012, posting a .262/.333/.422 line (104 wRC+) between three teams last year. The outfielder had a weak first month with […]

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Featured Post: Mets Should Make Cespedes An Aggressive One-Year Offer

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Should Make Cespedes An Aggressive One-Year Offer

An MMO Fan Shot by Robert Walsh Just wanted to get your thoughts as to what you think about the prospects and value of a strong 1-year pillow contract offer to Yoenis Cespedes. A strong $24-$26 million, one-year deal may be enough for him at the going rate. It doesn’t sound as if he is […]

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Rafael Montero Throws Two Innings In Dominican League

An article by posted on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Throws Two Innings In Dominican League

Rafael Montero pitched two scoreless innings (7th & 8th inning) allowing only one hit last night for the Leones del Escogido in their 6-1 victory. He allowed just the one baserunner who was erased on a double play ball hit by former Met Jordany Valdespin. Montero has now thrown six innings (five during playoffs) for […]

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MMO Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

Curtis Granderson, RF Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: March 16, 1981 (35 on Opening Day) Contract status: Third year of 4yr/$60 million deal ($16 million salary) 2015 Recap What a difference a year makes. After a very disappointing 2014 season, Curtis Granderson had his best year at the plate since 2011. After a dismal .227/.326/.388 from the […]

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Who Will Be The Next Mets Hall of Famer

An article by posted on January 10, 2016 0 Comments
Who Will Be The Next Mets Hall of Famer

There was a long 23 year wait between the induction of Tom Seaver and the induction of Mike Piazza to the Hall of Fame.  While I’m still overjoyed at Piazza entering the Hall of Fame as a Met, I’m curious if the Mets will have to wait another 23 years for another one of their players to go in […]

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