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2016 Season Preview: Neil Walker, 2B

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Neil Walker, 2B

Neil Walker, 2B Bats/Throws: S/R DOB: September 10, 1985 (30 on Opening Day) Contract: 3rd-year arbitration eligible (Projected $10.7 million) 2015 Recap After a career year in 2014, Neil Walker saw a big drop in offensive production with the Pirates. In 2014, Walker slashed .271/.341/.467 with 23 home runs in 137 games. He saw his […]

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2016 Season Preview: Lucas Duda, 1B

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Lucas Duda, 1B

Lucas Duda, 1B Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: February 3, 1986 (30 on Opening Day) Contract: 2nd-year arbitration eligible (Projected $6.8 million) 2015 Recap Lucas Duda‘s 2014 season earned him almost universal acclaim among Mets fans, yet when he did virtually the same thing in 2015, he became one of the more criticized players on the team. […]

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Dilson Herrera To Play In Upcoming WBC Qualifier

An article by posted on February 20, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera To Play In Upcoming WBC Qualifier

As first reported by MetsMinors.net on Saturday morning, the New York Mets confirmed that second baseman of the future Dilson Herrera has received permission to play for Team Colombia in the upcoming WBC qualifier. The World Baseball Classic pre-qualifier will be taking place in Panama from March 17th-20th. Herrera, 21, was born in Cartagena Colombia and played winter […]

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Bobby Parnell Agrees To Minor League Deal With Tigers

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell Agrees To Minor League Deal With Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have signed former Mets closer Bobby Parnell to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training. Parnell, 31, appeared in 30 games for the Mets last season, posting a 6.38 ERA in 24.0 innings. Once boasting a 100+ MPH fastball and a wicked knuckle curve, Parnell parlayed his […]

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Pitching Efficiency Outliers: Who’s At Risk For Injury In 2016

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
Pitching Efficiency Outliers: Who’s At Risk For Injury In 2016

There were red flags pointing to Wheeler’s elbow injury in 2015 A Major League Pitcher is a fragile thing. An unnatural motion is repeated over and over again with great stress until, inevitably the elbow or shoulder wear down and/or break. As every pitcher is different, there is no exact science to determine what the […]

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MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

Dash Winningham, who the Mets drafted out of high school during the 8th round of the 2014 draft, enters the season as one of the most promising power hitters in the Mets’ minor league system. The 20-year old first baseman blasted 12 home runs in 290 plate appearances for the Kingsport Mets, tying for league […]

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Beyoncé To Perform At Citi Field On June 7

An article by posted on February 7, 2016 0 Comments
Beyoncé To Perform At Citi Field On June 7

The New York Mets and Live Nation tonight announced that the multiple-Grammy winning artist Beyoncé will perform at Citi Field Tuesday, June 7. Tickets go on sale to the general public Tuesday, February 16 at 10:00 a.m. online at Ticketmaster.com and by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Billboard named her the Top Female Artist of the […]

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Mets Back Among Top 15 MLB Payrolls

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Back Among Top 15 MLB Payrolls

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Mets payroll – which he calculates to be $134 million – currently ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. That puts them ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals. It´s nice that ownership finally appears willing and able to sport a competitive payroll. Assuming the […]

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MMO Season Preview: Neil Walker, 2B

An article by posted on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Neil Walker, 2B

Neil Walker, 2B Bats/Throws: S/R DOB: September 10, 1985 (30 on Opening Day) Contract: 3rd-year arbitration eligible (Projected $10.7 million) 2015 Recap After a career year in 2014, Neil Walker saw a big drop in offensive production with the Pirates. In 2014, Walker slashed .271/.341/.467 with 23 home runs in 137 games. He saw his […]

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Free Agent OF/1B Steve Pearce Wants Two-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Free Agent OF/1B Steve Pearce Wants Two-Year Deal

Rich Dubroff of Comcast Sportsnet, reports that free agent Steve Pearce is hoping to land a two-year deal. The Mets reportedly view Pearce as a candidate to fill their fifth outfield spot according to a report by Jon Heyman of MLB Network last week. Like fellow free agent Ryan Raburn, the appeal for the Mets is that […]

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