Tag: 2014

Lucas Duda and Mets Cease Extension Talks

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda and Mets Cease Extension Talks

As expected Lucas Duda and the Mets have agreed to put off talks about a contract extension, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Both sides had previously agreed on an Opening Day deadline from the onset. “No agreement was reached, so talks have concluded and Lucas will focus on the upcoming season,” agent Dan […]

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Featured Post: Mets Make Smart Move With Lagares

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Make Smart Move With Lagares

The Mets made their fans happy on Wednesday by signing all-world, defensive wizard, Juan Lagares, to a four-year $23 million extension. The deal will start in 2016, covering all four of his arbitration-eligible seasons, plus a one-year $9.5 million club option for his first year of free agent eligibility. We talked yesterday about a potential […]

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Conforto To Skip Savannah, Open Season In High-A St. Lucie

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto To Skip Savannah, Open Season In High-A St. Lucie

In a decision that should come as no surprise to MMO readers, 2014 first rounder Michael Conforto, will skip Single-A Savannah and begin the season with Advanced-A St. Lucie as reported by ESPN New York. Conforto was selected 10th overall last June out of Oregon State and hit .331 with three homers and 19 RBIs […]

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Mets Franchise Value Rises To $1.35 Billion

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Franchise Value Rises To $1.35 Billion

A new report by Forbes valued the New York Mets at $1.35 billion dollars, the seventh most valuable franchise in baseball behind the Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox, Giants, Cubs and Cardinals. Forbes estimates the Mets have an annual revenue stream of $263 million and a $25 million operating income. The Mets also posted baseball’s third-largest […]

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Marlins Sign Christian Yelich To 7-Year, $49.7 Million Extension

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Christian Yelich To 7-Year, $49.7 Million Extension

According to reports by Yahoo and Fox Sports, the Miami Marlins agreed to terms Wednesday with outfielder Christian Yelich on a seven-year deal that will pay him a guaranteed $49.75 million dollars. The deal includes an option for an eighth year valued at $15 million with a $1.25 million buyout, and carries an average annual […]

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Wheeler News is Frustrating, But Hardly Shocking or Catastrophic

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler News is Frustrating, But Hardly Shocking or Catastrophic

As you have heard by now, Zack Wheeler is out for the season. He has a complete tear of the UCL in his pitching elbow and will require Tommy John Surgery, the same procedure that sidelined Matt Harvey in 2014 and will keep Josh Edgin out of action this year. Is this a frustrating development? […]

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Featured Post: Eight Possible Lefty Reliever Options For Mets

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Eight Possible Lefty Reliever Options For Mets

Sandy Alderson said he was comfortable with the in-house options the Mets had for lefties out of the bullpen, I think he has probably changed his mind after the last couple of days. The last three days have been brutal for Mets lefties, Edgin has a “thinned” elbow ligament and will have Tommy John surgery. […]

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2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 11-15

An article by posted on March 14, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 11-15

No. 15 – Milton Ramos, SS Age: 19 Height: 5’11 Weight: 158 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Last Year: Not Ranked Synopsis: When the Mets drafted Milton Ramos in the 3rd round of the 2014 draft they knew they were getting a slick fielding shortstop whose glove alone could carry him to the majors. What they’re hoping is […]

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Alderson Has No Complaints About Payroll Levels

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Has No Complaints About Payroll Levels

Today Sandy Alderson clarified comments he made in his upcoming biography “Baseball Maverick” (Anthony DiComo). Alderson minimized the impact of the Mets financial woes saying that it has never been a problem for him during his tenure as Mets General Manager. “Some people want to interpret the last four years strictly in terms of what […]

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This Year is Different… Or Is It?

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
This Year is Different… Or Is It?

I don’t know about you – but I’m excited about this year. Okay, so I’m excited about the start of every baseball season, but this year is different. This year there is that nervousness that’s been missing. This year there is that “what if?” factor. This year there are higher expectations. The past few seasons […]

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