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MMO Season Preview: Asdrubal Cabrera, SS

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Asdrubal Cabrera, SS

Asdrubal Cabrera, SS Bats/Throws: S/R DOB: November 13, 1985 (31 on Opening Day) Contract: First year of two-year, $18.5 million deal 2015 Recap Asdrubal Cabrera did not (and probably will never) regain his form that saw him hit 25 home runs with the Indians five seasons ago, but his 2015 season was undoubtedly solid. Over 143 […]

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If Mets Do Add Another OF and RP Who Gets Cut From 40 Man Roster?

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
If Mets Do Add Another OF and RP Who Gets Cut From 40 Man Roster?

As currently constructed, the Mets are scheduled to field a lineup that looks like this: 1B – Lucas Duda 2B – Neil Walker SS – Asdrubal Cabrera 3B – David Wright LF – Michael Conforto CF – Juan Lagares RF – Curtis Granderson Yes, I’m aware that many believe Alejandro De Aza was signed to […]

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Staying On Top Is More Difficult Than Getting There

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Staying On Top Is More Difficult Than Getting There

When Jesse Orosco fanned Marty Barrett my dad and I instantaneously flew off the couch. This wasn’t the man who taught me how to ride a bike, how to drive a car and (tried to) teach me math. There wasn’t 23 years between us. Instead, at this frozen moment in time we were both two […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Noah Syndergaard In The Bullpen

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Noah Syndergaard In The Bullpen

It was game five of the 2015 NLDS and the improbable Mets had gone toe to toe with the favored Dodgers in the shadows of LA. And the all-star Jacob deGrom had once again gone round for round with the game’s best, Clayton Kershaw. And deGrom was winning on the cards while the Mets garnered […]

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What The 2015 New York Mets Meant To Me

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
What The 2015 New York Mets Meant To Me

When I started writing for Metsmerized Online back in November of 2014, I had no idea that by next November the New York Mets would still be playing as one of the two best teams in all of Major League Baseball. The season certainly didn’t end like we all hoped, but that shouldn’t stop us […]

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Mets Minors: Gsellman and Lugo Lead Our All Star Rotation

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Gsellman and Lugo Lead Our All Star Rotation

This is the second part of our four part series in which we choose our best 25-man roster from the Mets minor leagues based on their 2015 statistics. This group took a major hit with the Mets trades during the deadline which included starters Michael Fulmer, Luis Cessa, Robert Whalen, John Gant, and Miller Diaz. Missing from the list is […]

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MMO Season Preview: Lucas Duda, 1B

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Lucas Duda, 1B

Lucas Duda, 1B Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: February 3, 1986 (30 on Opening Day) Contract: 2nd-year arbitration eligible (Projected $6.8 million) 2015 Recap Lucas Duda’s 2014 season earned him almost universal acclaim among Mets fans, yet when he did virtually the same thing in 2015, he became one of the more criticized players on the team. […]

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Griffey, Piazza, Bagwell Headline My Official Hall of Fame Ballot

An article by posted on January 1, 2016 0 Comments
Griffey, Piazza, Bagwell Headline My Official Hall of Fame Ballot

I had intended to publicize my Official Hall of Fame ballot before Christmas, but some health issues prevented me from proceeding as planned. So here it is, without further adieu, the nine players I submitted for the Class of 2016. 1. Ken Griffey Jr. – One of the greatest players of all time and a […]

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Maybe The Mets Were Being The Adults In The Room

An article by posted on January 1, 2016 0 Comments
Maybe The Mets Were Being The Adults In The Room

When last we checked, free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes not only had appeared on the radar of the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, but both teams had emerged as the frontrunners to sign the former New York Met juggernaut. That was three days ago. However, we have a […]

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Despite Offseason Austerity, Mets Still Look Good Heading Into 2016

An article by posted on January 1, 2016 0 Comments
Despite Offseason Austerity, Mets Still Look Good Heading Into 2016

Mets fans hoping for a shiny new present this holiday season were left sorely disappointed. Instead we were gift wrapped Alejandra De Aza, the equivalent of getting a pair of wool socks as a present – you’ll use them occasionally and might even be glad you have them at some point, but you’re extremely underwhelmed […]

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