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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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Would You Trade Matt Harvey for Mookie Betts?

An article by posted on November 12, 2015 0 Comments
Would You Trade Matt Harvey for Mookie Betts?

Mark Simon of ESPN NY makes the case that Matt Harvey should be traded for Rex Sox’s center fielder Mookie Betts. While Simon understands it’s a move the Mets could end up regretting, he argues that dealing him now might be the best move. – He has three years of team control left, at which […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Ian Desmond, SS

An article by posted on November 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Ian Desmond, SS

Ian Desmond Position: Shortstop Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: September 20, 1985 (Age 30) Since Jose Reyes left the Mets in 2011, New York has had a consistent issue filling the shortstop position. However, this offseason there are many options the Mets could consider to address this issue. One player they could pursue former […]

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Mets Not Looking To Deal d’Arnaud or Plawecki

An article by posted on November 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Looking To Deal d’Arnaud or Plawecki

I wanted to update this post in which I argued that the Mets should not trade either of their two young catchers for the reasons I outlined below. The question came up last night at the Boca Raton Hotel and Resort, the site of the GM Meetings. Assistant GM John Ricco was asked if the […]

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Featured Article: Player Performance Before and After Free Agency

An article by posted on November 10, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Article: Player Performance Before and After Free Agency

First and foremost, I’d like to say it has been a wonderful year reading and discussing Mets baseball with all of you here at MMO. It has been an incredible season of roller-coaster emotions and we could sure use some time to unwind and be productive. However, if you can’t find the willpower to distance […]

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Simon: Transitioning David Wright To First Base

An article by posted on November 10, 2015 0 Comments
Simon: Transitioning David Wright To First Base

New York Mets captain David Wright has played third base in his entire major league career so far and has been pretty solid at it. He is a two time Gold Glover who won the award at third base back in 2007 and 2008 and his defense has been good for a long time. Until […]

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A Most Crucial Off-Season for the Mets Begins Today

An article by posted on November 9, 2015 0 Comments
A Most Crucial Off-Season for the Mets Begins Today

Over their first seven years the New York Metropolitans had not exactly set the baseball world on fire. From 1962 through 1968, they compiled a record of 394-737 and finished a combined 288 ½ games back. In seven seasons, they’d finished 10th five times and 9th twice. Coming into 1969, there was some cautious optimism. […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Darren O’Day, RHP

An article by posted on November 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Darren O’Day, RHP

Darren O’Day Position: Reliever Bats: Right, Throws: Right Born: October 22, 1982 (Age 33) With Tyler Clippard filing for free agency, the only sure bet in the Mets bullpen for now is Jeurys Familia. RHP Addison Reed is arbitration eligible and looking for a raise that could approach $6 million, which the Mets might be […]

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Should The Mets Trade Matt Harvey?

An article by posted on November 7, 2015 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade Matt Harvey?

Should the Mets trade Matt Harvey? This is a question that many Mets fans are divided on these days and one that is constantly debated on sports talk radio and television. I’m going to take this opportunity to outline the possible pros and cons of dealing the 26-year old right-hander. As most of you know, […]

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Hot Stove: Could Marcell Ozuna Be A Potential Fit For Mets

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Could Marcell Ozuna Be A Potential Fit For Mets

The Miami Marlins are open to trading Marcell Ozuna this offseason and I think the Mets could be a potential fit. The Mets are in an interesting situation where they need to add offense, but they do not have many available positions on the field to add a bat. With Michael Conforto in left field […]

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