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Beltran Has A Three Year, $48 Million Offer On The Table

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran Has A Three Year, $48 Million Offer On The Table

Free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran has a three-year, $48 million offer currently in hand, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney. Most reports have the mystery team as the Seattle Mariners who have been one of Beltran’s most aggressive suitors according to MLBTR. The Kansas City Royals met with the former Mets All Star today, and are also willing […]

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Gone Too Soon: Pirates Prospect Evan Chambers Dead At 24

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Gone Too Soon: Pirates Prospect Evan Chambers Dead At 24

Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Evan Chambers passed away in his sleep this past weekend as noted in a statement by Pirates GM Neal Huntington. The Pirates signed Chambers after selecting him in the 3rd round of the 2009 June Amateur draft from Hillsborough Community College (Tampa, FL.). He played in 5 seasons within the Pirates farm system, […]

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Wally Backman To Return As Triple-A Manager Of Las Vegas 51s

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Wally Backman To Return As Triple-A Manager Of Las Vegas 51s

Wally Backman will remain with the Mets organization according to what two sources told Andy Martino of the Daily News. With the Mets offering Terry Collins a contract extension, it became apparent that Backman would not be offered the job. At first it was not sure that he would return to the organization, but there was speculation that […]

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The Mets Should Trade For Brett Anderson

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Should Trade For Brett Anderson

It’s no secret that the Mets are in the market for a starting pitcher this winter. All talks to this point have surrounded their pursuit of free agent arms but their reluctance to overpay has seen them sit idly by while most of the top arms are finding their destinations. With talent on the market […]

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Met Fans, Comments, and Twitter

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 5 Comments
Met Fans, Comments, and Twitter

I did an interview yesterday for a grad student who was doing a thesis on sports blogging, social media and the dichotomy between fans today and twenty years ago. It ended up being an opportunity where I actually learned more about myself, our community at MMO and social media as I knew it to be. […]

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Would Cespedes Be A Good Target For Mets?

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Would Cespedes Be A Good Target For Mets?

2013: .240/.294/.442,  26 HR, 80 RBI Shaun asks… I just read on ESPN Rumor Central that the A’s may be growing disappointed with Yoenis Cespedes due to the sudden drop in his batting average and that they are interested in Nelson Cruz (I hope we don’t sign him). In light of a certain Mets blogger’s […]

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Is Ike Davis’ Agent Salivating?

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 3 Comments

I know one player was a free agent and another is a second year arbitration eligible player, but I have to wonder… did Sandy set the market for .200 hitters that strike out a lot? With the current market “sticker shock” and the $7.25 million contract that the Mets just gave Chris Young, is Ike […]

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Granderson Won’t Solve All Mets Problems, But He’s A Step In Right Direction

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Granderson Won’t Solve All Mets Problems, But He’s A Step In Right Direction

With the Winter Meetings approaching, the time is now for the Mets to make a big splash. While building through the system is vital to the organization, completely ignoring the Mets present day needs is unacceptable. The Mets cannot stand pat again and let their fans suffer through another painful season. Mets fans are the […]

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Baltimore Deals Closer Jim Johnson to Oakland

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Baltimore Deals Closer Jim Johnson to Oakland

O’s Deal Johnson A’s The Oakland A’s have acquired righthander Jim Johnson from the Orioles for second baseman Jemile Weeks, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The Orioles let teams know they were willing to listen to trade offers for Johnson who is one the top closers in the league. Johnson is expected to earn as much as […]

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Commenting On MMO

An article by posted on December 2, 2013 0 Comments
Commenting On MMO

In the past month, we’ve had over 200 new IP Addresses comment on MMO for the very first time. Most of the regulars here I’m sure have see the great influx of new Mets fans who have joined our great community and I’m glad to see how many of you have welcomed them. This past […]

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