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MMO Fan Shot: Comparing MLB Payrolls Per Market

An article by posted on June 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Comparing MLB Payrolls Per Market

An MMO Fan Shot by Jonathan (Mets Fan in Paris) I thought I’d pass along some research I recently conducted on a topic you might be interested in debating on MMO. It’s another way to look at the current Mets payroll level in comparison with all the other MLB teams. Rather than just looking at where […]

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Mets Should Sign Cuban Defector Yasmani Tomas

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Should Sign Cuban Defector Yasmani Tomas

As you may or may not know by now, Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas defected from Cuba recently. Tomas, 23, is a 6’1 230-pound outfielder with monster power potential. Before his defection he’d been playing professional baseball in Cuba for Industriales. In 97 games last season for Industriales he hit .275 with 10 homeruns and 59 […]

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It’s Time for a New Voice. Bring in Wally.

An article by posted on June 22, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Time for a New Voice.  Bring in Wally.

I don’t have anything against Terry Collins. He was asked to steer a rudderless ship for the past several seasons, knowing full well that he didn’t have a chance of winning and did the best with an inferior group of players. When he came on board prior to the 2011 season, he promised the fans […]

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With Gee Inching Closer, Who Loses Their Spot?

An article by posted on June 22, 2014 0 Comments
With Gee Inching Closer, Who Loses Their Spot?

ESPN’s Joe Kaiser posed this question earlier today, and it’s an interesting one: Whose spot will Dillon Gee take in the Mets rotation? It appears that the two most obvious candidates are Jacob deGrom and Daisuke Matsuzaka. deGrom, one of the Mets top pitching prospects, was promoted from Las Vegas in mid-May, has yet to […]

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Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

Path Of A 4A Player Every organization carries a number of players who are referred to as Quad-A material. From early on, many are deemed for this generic role. Typically, they are selected in the middle rounds of the draft and produce well enough at every level to advance to Triple A. They arrive at […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Are the Odds Stacked Against Mets Prospects?

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Are the Odds Stacked Against Mets Prospects?

An MMO Fan Shot by Ryan Flanagan The New York Mets are a team clearly building through the farm in their quest for success. They are a team forming a foundation of prospects to serve as the sole future of the team, in-lieu of spending big on big-ticket Free Agents in the offseason. So much […]

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Abreu, Colon and the Alderson Strategy

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Abreu, Colon and the Alderson Strategy

Mid-June has arrived and with it another unfortunate dose of reality: for all the public pronouncements of 90-win expectations and suggestions that the franchise had at last “turned the corner,” it is clear that the strange territory staked out by Mets management – that of “betwixt and between” a full-fledged rebuilding and a half-hearted attempt […]

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Alderson Fields Question On Trading Murphy

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Fields Question On Trading Murphy

Sandy Alderson met with season ticket holders before this afternoon’s game and fielded some questions. According to Adam Rubin who was on hand, someone asked Sandy whether he is looking to trade second baseman Daniel Murphy as many fans and bloggers have been speculating on Twitter. Alderson answered: “Look, we have a real appreciation for Dan […]

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Edgardo Alfonzo Excited About Cyclones Infield

An article by posted on June 13, 2014 0 Comments
Edgardo Alfonzo Excited About Cyclones Infield

Former Met great Edgardo Alfonzo helped out the past few days as a special instructor for the Brooklyn Cyclones, who open their season tonight on the road against the Staten Island Yankees. Alfonzo brings years of offensive and defensive expertise to these young players trying to get their feet wet in the big leagues. He […]

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Mets Frustration On Full Display Last Night

An article by posted on June 13, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Frustration On Full Display Last Night

Mets frustration was on full display in the last 24 hours particularly for David Wright, Anthony Recker and even Matt Harvey who isn’t even on the active roster. This may have been best illustrated during the bottom of the 11th inning in last night’s 5-1 loss to the Brewers. With the bases loaded and one […]

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