Cubs Approached Mets For Starting Pitching

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Approached Mets For Starting Pitching

According to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago  Cubs have reached out to the Mets as well as other teams as their year long quest for a cost-controlled starting pitcher wages on. What’s not clear is if Wittenmyer is referring to the conversation the Mets and Cubs had last offseason or if this is something new. […]

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Mets Postseason Odds Down to Season Low 28%

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Postseason Odds Down to Season Low 28%

On April 27th, the Mets had a record of 15-5 and were eight games ahead of the Washington Nationals. According to the Postseason Probabilities chart on mlb.com, the Mets had a 68% chance of making the postseason, which was their high water mark for the season. After being swept by the Atlanta Braves, the Mets […]

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Now’s The Time To Replace Collins With Backman

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Now’s The Time To Replace Collins With Backman

Since their 11-game winning streak in April, the Mets have gone 23-32. In that span they squandered a dozen excellent pitching performances that they should have won. The team has lost all semblance of the fundamentally sound team we saw in April, and players look lost at the plate either striking out or hitting lazy […]

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Time To Move Wilmer Flores Off Shortstop

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Time To Move Wilmer Flores Off Shortstop

With defense continuing to be an issue for the Mets, John Harper of the NY Daily News argues that it’s time for Wilmer Flores to be moved to third base. “It’s not as if Wilmer Flores has been a disaster there. But the more you watch him the more you realize that he can’t be […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Conforto Continues To Rake, Brooklyn Wins 14-0

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Conforto Continues To Rake, Brooklyn Wins 14-0

Las Vegas and Steven Matz (7-4, 2.11) take on Salt Lake City at 9:05 ET tonight. Binghamton (36-32) 5, New Hampshire 2 Binghamton was put in an early deficit when Gabriel Ynoa gave up two runs in the bottom of the third that didn’t last long when Michael Conforto started a two-out two-run rally in the top […]

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A’s Still Looking For Win-Now Pieces

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
A’s Still Looking For Win-Now Pieces

As Ken Rosenthal wrote last week, Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics currently own one of the worst records in the American League but are still not ready to give up on competing this season. They are still open to dealing for Ben Zobrist, who has been the subject of Mets-A’s rumors for months, but […]

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Collins Doesn’t See True Replacement For Granderson As Leadoff Hitter

An article by posted on June 22, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Doesn’t See True Replacement For Granderson As Leadoff Hitter

Curtis Granderson has struggled with consistency hitting from the leadoff spot for the Mets this season, batting just .239 albeit with a .331 on-base percentage. But lately, it’s been a grind for Granderson. He’s batting just .174 in his last six games and producing just a .303 on-base in a 12 game span. Manager Terry […]

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Former Met Darryl Hamilton Shot Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

An article by posted on June 22, 2015 0 Comments
Former Met Darryl Hamilton Shot Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Former Met Darryl Hamilton was found dead at his home in Pearland, Texas, the apparent victim of a murder-suicide. When officers entered the home, they found Hamilton dead near the entrance and his girlfriend Monica Jordan dead in another area of the home. The couple’s 14-month-old was in the home at the time but the […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Savannah Clinches Playoff Spot, Meisner Wins

An article by posted on June 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Savannah Clinches Playoff Spot, Meisner Wins

Las Vegas (40-31) 4, Fresno 2 Going into the top of the 9th the 51′s were being shutout while going 0-7 with runners in scoring position before Brooks Conrad changed all that with a pinch-hit two-out grand slam to win the game. Kirk Nieuwenhuis started the rally with a double, followed by a walk by […]

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MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Focused On Improving His Game, Not On His MLB Debut

An article by posted on June 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Focused On Improving His Game, Not On His MLB Debut

The Mets drafted Michael Conforto because of his prowess as a hitter and he has yet to disappoint since making his pro debut for the Brooklyn Cyclones last season and starting off his career with a 10-game hitting streak. He would finish his first year in pro ball hitting .331/.403/.448 with ten doubles, three homeruns, […]

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