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MMO Roundtable: Ruben Tejada As The Starting Shortstop In 2014

An article by posted on January 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Ruben Tejada As The Starting Shortstop In 2014

A team official told Adam Rubin that Ruben Tejada is planning to return this month to a fitness and nutrition program near Ann Arbor, Mich. on Jan. 13. The 24-year old infielder spent four weeks in November at the program. With the increasing likelihood that Tejada enters camp this Spring as the everyday shortstop, I asked some of […]

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Mike Piazza: Out of The Cage and Into the Metsmerized Hall of Fame

An article by posted on January 7, 2014 0 Comments
Mike Piazza: Out of The Cage and Into the Metsmerized Hall of Fame

The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! Russ Hodges’ broadcast of Bobby Thomson’s home run is the most famous call in Major League Baseball’s long history. On August 11, 1951, the Dodgers held an insurmountable 13 game lead over their arch enemies. Down the stretch Brooklyn played well, 26-22. The Giants, however, were […]

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RHP Erik Goeddel: Another Mets’ Bullpen Option For 2014

An article by posted on January 7, 2014 0 Comments
RHP Erik Goeddel: Another Mets’ Bullpen Option For 2014

According to people within the Mets’ organization, Erik Goeddel is getting close to making his major league debut. In November, Goeddel was added to the Mets’ 40-man roster, along with three other pitchers—Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz, and Jeff Walters. Matz is still a couple of years away, but the other three could find themselves pitching […]

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Source: “Drew Perfectly Healthy, Has No Physical Issues”

An article by posted on January 6, 2014 0 Comments
Source: “Drew Perfectly Healthy, Has No Physical Issues”

Updated 7:30 PM Andy Martino of the Daily News reported this morning that according to an official with one team who expressed early interest in Stephen Drew, “his medicals are raising some concerns.” However, Rob Bradford of WEEI Radio is debunking Martino’s report saying that a source with knowledge of situation says Stephen Drew is perfectly healthy. […]

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Three Potential Breakout Pitchers for Mets in 2014

An article by posted on January 6, 2014 3 Comments
Three Potential Breakout Pitchers for Mets in 2014

Zack Wheeler Wheeler is going to be counted on heavily next season to help pick up the slack in the absence of Matt Harvey. Something in me wonders if he’ll be able to handle that kind of pressure.  Wheeler’s laid back personality is on the complete opposite spectrum of Harvey’s bulldog mentality and I’m interested […]

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Chris Young Could Be In Line For A Bounce-Back Season With The Mets

An article by posted on January 6, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Could Be In Line For A Bounce-Back Season With The Mets

Chris Young has 20/20 potential. There is no doubting his ceiling is high—he is a former All-Star who plays excellent defense. The problem has been that since his breakout 2010 season, where he batted .257, hit 27 homeruns, and stole 28 bases, his offensive numbers have been on the decline. But somewhere in there, when […]

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Featured Post: Will 1967 Repeat Itself In 2014 For The Mets?

An article by posted on January 6, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Will 1967 Repeat Itself In 2014 For The Mets?

To even the casual observer, it would appear that building a productive farm system in baseball is undertaken with the same predictive science and art as trying to pick the winning lottery ticket before scratching off the numbers. Lack of talent, career altering injuries, failure to translate potential, bad luck — the rise to the […]

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L.J. Mazzilli Hoping To Become Part Of Next Mets Father/Son Combo

An article by posted on January 6, 2014 0 Comments
L.J. Mazzilli Hoping To Become Part Of Next Mets Father/Son Combo

Matt Yallof, who is the co-host of The Rundown on MLB Network, wrote a post today today that compared L.J. Mazzilli and his potential rise to Queens, as fitting as it was for the previous Father/Son combos to play with the Mets like, Sandy and Roberto Alomar and Mookie and Preston Wilson did before him. Yallof shared what the younger Mazzilli’s thoughts are about the possibility of one […]

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Cafardo: One-Year ‘Pillow Contract’ Could Be Best For Nelson Cruz

An article by posted on January 5, 2014 0 Comments
Cafardo: One-Year ‘Pillow Contract’ Could Be Best For Nelson Cruz

Several general managers believe that a one-year deal may be best for free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz as the general feeling among teams is that the 33-year old “needs to reestablish his value” says Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. If Cruz were to consider such a deal, Cafardo says it could “open more opportunities for him” […]

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Mets Expect Ike Davis To Be In Camp With Team This Spring

An article by posted on January 5, 2014 2 Comments
Mets Expect Ike Davis To Be In Camp With Team This Spring

Adam Rubin reports that Mets insiders now expect Ike Davis will be in spring training with the team while cautioning they are willing to reengage the Pittsburgh Pirates or Milwaukee Brewers or any other club in search of a first baseman in trade talks in the six weeks before pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 15. Sources add that Davis genuinely does […]

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