MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #15 (Lupo) To #11 (Cecchini)

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MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #15 (Lupo) To #11 (Cecchini)

After the writer formerly known as Satish took his take on prospects 20-16, I will continue the list that is working its way down to the final ten. As I mentioned in the first post of the series, which you can read here, the list was compiled after much deliberation, arguing, and name-calling. 15. Vicente […]

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Thoughts On This Season’s Rule Changes

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Thoughts On This Season’s Rule Changes

Two notable rule changes will take place this season. One will be that translators are now allowed to come with coaches during mound visits. The other will be the banishment of the fake-to-first, throw-to-third move. I want to analyze both, but before I do it’s important to be cognizant of the sensitivity surrounding the former. […]

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Mets Don’t Fear The Beard, Haven’t Closed Door On Wilson

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Mets Don’t Fear The Beard, Haven’t Closed Door On Wilson

Updated On Jan. 17 by Joe D. From Marc Carig of Newsday, the latest on The Beard: Source: Mets still haven’t closed the door on a major league deal for former Giants closer Brian Wilson. Fear the Beard Rumors! Updated On Jan. 16 by Joe D. This from Mike Puma of the NY Post: Brian Wilson […]

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Mejia Hasn’t Exhausted All His Options, Could Start Season In Minors

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Mejia Hasn’t Exhausted All His Options, Could Start Season In Minors

This from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York: Jenrry Mejia has a fourth option the Mets can use in 2013. So the right-hander does not necessarily have to make the major league ballclub out of spring training. Assuming the Mets sign a veteran starting pitcher to round out the rotation, Mejia logically would compete for a […]

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Nationals, Braves and Phillies Are Focused On Winning, Mets Can Only Watch

An article by posted on January 16, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals, Braves and Phillies Are Focused On Winning, Mets Can Only Watch

Not that the bullpen-needy Mets would have made a play for Rafael Soriano anyway, but the Washington Nationals’ acquisition of the Yankees’ 2012 insurance policy has them as the sexy pick to win the NL East. It isn’t as if they needed much make-up after winning 98 games last season, but Soriano strengthens an already […]

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Mariners Acquire Mike Morse In Three-Team Deal, Phils Ink Two To Minor League Deals

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Mariners Acquire Mike Morse In Three-Team Deal, Phils Ink Two To Minor League Deals

The Seattle Mariners have acquired Michael Morse from the Washington Nationals in a three-team deal that included the Oakland Athletics. The breakdown of the deal is as follows… Mariners receive: Michael Morse, 1B/OF Athletics receive: John Jaso, C Nationals receive: AJ Cole, RHP / Blake Treinen, RHP / PTBNL from Oakland Something to point out, […]

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Daniel Murphy Likes Mets Offseason Moves, Wright Extension, Dickey Trade, Cowgill

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Daniel Murphy Likes Mets Offseason Moves, Wright Extension, Dickey Trade, Cowgill

Adam Rubin caught up with Daniel Murphy who is very upbeat about the Mets’ offseason. Murphy says we extended the best third baseman in the majors in David Wright, has heard great things about Collin Cowgill and has no problem with not adding any major league free agents. Asked specifically about parting with Dickey, Murphy […]

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Short Shots: Mets Wiggling Back In, Best Bullpen: Braves Or Nationals?

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Short Shots: Mets Wiggling Back In, Best Bullpen: Braves Or Nationals?

The more I keep saying that there’s no chance in hell that the Mets will trade for Justin Upton or Giancarlo Stanton, the more I keep reading stuff like this: However, if you’re a Mets fan who wants Upton (or Jason Kubel) now, root for Michael Bourn to a take a one-year deal with the […]

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Sound The Alarms, Banner Day Is Now Banner Night!

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Sound The Alarms, Banner Day Is Now Banner Night!

So yesterday ESPN released their Sunday Night Baseball schedule for the first half of the 2013 season, and as it turns out the Mets will have one nationally televised game against the Braves on Sunday, May 26 at Citi Field. No big deal, right? WRONG! That Sunday also happens to be BANNER DAY! Quick, sound the alarms, alert […]

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Could Coco Crisp Solve Mets Center Field Problem?

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Could Coco Crisp Solve Mets Center Field Problem?

As the Mets continue to ponder their outfield situation, one thing is apparent: they still need a right-handed bat. The free agency pool is starting to dry up as the offseason rolls into mid-January. The Mets are still talking to Scott Hairston, but have made it clear they are still searching for a “bigger name.” […]

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Mets Balked At $8 Million, Two Years For Hairston

An article by posted on January 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Balked At $8 Million, Two Years For Hairston

Updated on Jan. 15 by Joe D. Some interesting tidbits from Jon Heyman tonight regarding our boy Scott Hairston… Heyman tweeted that the Mets balked when Hairston asked them for $8 million over two years. That must have turned Sandy ten different shades of purple. It’s a significant raise for Hairston who has never made […]

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