Mets Minors: Top 5 First Base Prospects

An article by posted on December 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 First Base Prospects

We have voted on our Top 5 prospects at each position in the Mets minor league system. For the fifth installment in the series we now analyze the Mets five best first base prospects. We have already covered shortstop, second base, catcher, and third base. The Mets first base situation is intriguing. On the one hand, you have a […]

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Should the Mets Give Blevins Three Years?

An article by posted on December 17, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Give Blevins Three Years?

As relievers continue to go off the market, the Mets own free agent, Jerry Blevins remains to be one of the best available. Blevins, 33, is said to be searching for a three-year deal from suitors. Based upon the current deals we have been seeing this offseason, it not too far fetched to believe he […]

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Brad Ziegler Signs With Marlins

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Brad Ziegler Signs With Marlins

The Miami Marlins have signed free agent reliever Brad Ziegler to a two-year, $16 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Ziegler could earn more money through incentives and the deal is pending a physical. The Marlins added reliever Junichi Tazawa on Thursday night on a two-year deal as well. The Mets were […]

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Good Fundies Episode 29: This is Not a Blog (with Dan Szymborski)

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 29: This is Not a Blog (with Dan Szymborski)

Roger and Brian wished each other, as well as the listeners, a very happy holiday season and New Year, before they talked about the recently quiet Mets offseason, as well as the fairly funny (to Mets fans) Winter Meetings the Nationals just had, before admitting that the Nationals still might be the better team. They […]

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Wright Earned The Opportunity To Decide His Future

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Earned The Opportunity To Decide His Future

Last year at this time, Mets GM Sandy Alderson projected 130 games for third baseman David Wright. Prior to the Winter Meetings, Alderson again said Wright was his third baseman, but failed to put a number on the games he thought he might play. That’s just as well considering Wright played 37 games last year and […]

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Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia is expected to be suspended at least 30 games despite having charges dropped against him according to Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News. The simple assault charge against Familia was dropped yesterday in Fort Lee Municipal Court, and the judge ordered that the incident be expunged from his […]

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Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera made his 2016 winter league debut last night for the Leones del Caracas in Venezuela. His debut comes just a day after Sandy Alderson said that Cabrera and Jeurys Familia had yet to receive permission from the Mets to play in winter ball. Cabrera batted sixth and was the […]

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NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Miami Marlins have signed right-hander reliever Junichi Tazawa to a two-year, $12 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Tazawa, 30, is coming off the possibly worst full season of his career. He had a 4.17 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and allowed nine home runs in only 49.2 innings for the Boston Red Sox. The […]

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Does Alderson Regret Picking Up Jay Bruce’s $13 Million Option? (MMO Version)

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
Does Alderson Regret Picking Up Jay Bruce’s $13 Million Option? (MMO Version)

Consider this one of those MMO Mailbag articles I enjoy posting from time to time, only this time it’s not. The question was actually asked and answered by a very popular Mets site, and while normally I don’t like to do rebuttals, I feel that in this case I had to because I didn’t want […]

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Mets Sign Two Relievers To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign Two Relievers To Minor League Deals

The Mets have signed right-handed relievers Ben Rowen and Cory Burns to minor league deals. Rowen gets an invite to big league camp while Burns does not. Rowen, 28, has made 12 total appearances in the major leagues. In those appearances, he has pitched 11.2 innings with a 6.94 ERA, 2.057 WHIP, and a 6.9 […]

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