MMO Exclusive Interview: First Base Prospect Peter Alonso

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MMO Exclusive Interview: First Base Prospect Peter Alonso

After selecting Justin Dunn and Anthony Kay in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft, the New York Mets continued the trend of drafting college players with their second round selection (64th overall) of first baseman, Peter Alonso out of the University of Florida. The six-foot-three, right-handed, slugging first baseman is an intriguing force […]

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MLB To Test New Extra-Innings Rules in Rookie Ball

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MLB To Test New Extra-Innings Rules in Rookie Ball

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Major League Baseball is planning on testing out a rule change, first being implemented in Rookie Ball. The rule puts forward that a runner would automatically be placed on second base at the start of extra innings. This rule has been used before, as it has been used in international […]

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National League East Offseason Standings

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National League East Offseason Standings

Every team’s 2017 roster is almost set with pitchers and catchers coming next week. So that means that most of the offseason moves have been done, and we can finally start completely evaluating how well teams have done during the offseason. There was no marquee acquisition in the National East this offseason, but it was […]

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Alderson: Conforto Could Start Season In Minors With Current Outfield Situation

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Alderson: Conforto Could Start Season In Minors With Current Outfield Situation

Sandy Alderson was a guest on Baseball Night in New York and was asked if he sees a chance for Michael Conforto to get consistent at bats this year the way the team is built right now. Alderson replied: “I think he has the potential to be a very versatile player and a good offensive […]

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One Prediction For Each MLB Team: NL West

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One Prediction For Each MLB Team: NL West

Baseball fans love predictions. They look at ZiPS, Fangraphs, and all kinds of sources to see what people are predicting about the upcoming season. While most of these predictions are based on mathematical algorithms, few are based on good old fashioned gut feelings. Of course, there needs to be a mix of statistics and actually […]

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Wilmer Flores Felt Undervalued By Mets In Arbitration Process

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Wilmer Flores Felt Undervalued By Mets In Arbitration Process

In an interview with NJ.com‘s Brendan Kuty, Wilmer Flores said he felt he was being low-balled by the Mets in the arbitration process. The Mets, who offered $1.8 million, and Flores, who filed at $2.2 million, could not reach an agreement before Sandy Alderson’s deadline. Flores won the arbitration case and will make $2.2 million in […]

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Zack Wheeler is Skeptical of Bullpen Stint

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Zack Wheeler is Skeptical of Bullpen Stint

Zack Wheeler aims to return to the New York Mets’ starting rotation in 2017 after being sidelined for the past two seasons due to Tommy John surgery. It has been talked about within the organization that Wheeler will likely start the season in the bullpen, something he is not too keen on as he told Kevin […]

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Baseball Prospectus Projects Mets To Win NL East

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Baseball Prospectus Projects Mets To Win NL East

Sorry Washington Nationals, but the New York Mets did what you couldn’t do and they bolstered their bullpen with the midnight hour re-signings of Fernando Salas and Jerry Blevins, while you have yet to replace your closer Mark Melancon or even Matt Belisle (who was huge for you last season) with Spring Training now only five days […]

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Nationals, White Sox Discussing David Robertson Trade

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Nationals, White Sox Discussing David Robertson Trade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Washington Nationals are discussing a trade to acquire closer David Robertson from the Chicago White Sox. The Nationals inability to acquire a closer, or even a marquee free agent for that matter, has been well documented. Mark Melancon, the closer they acquired at the trade deadline last year, […]

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Niese Schedules A Workout, Could He Interest Mets On Minor League Deal?

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Niese Schedules A Workout, Could He Interest Mets On Minor League Deal?

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, free agent left-handed pitcher Jon Niese will be working out on Wednesday in Florida for teams who may be interested in signing him.  At this time, it is unknown which teams will be attending the workout, however he was at Tradition Field on Monday training with […]

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