Tag: 2014

White Sox To Sign David Robertson; Close to Acquiring Jeff Samardzija

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
White Sox To Sign David Robertson; Close to Acquiring Jeff Samardzija

The White Sox have signed closing pitcher David Robertson to a four year deal worth $46 million, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today via Twitter. Just two days ago, Daily News columnist John Harper, said in an article that the Mets should do something “eye-popping” and sign Robertson, but that won’t be happening now as […]

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Featured Post: A Puzzling Asking Price and Return for Gregorius

An article by posted on December 7, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: A Puzzling Asking Price and Return for Gregorius

The Yankees decided to swoop in and get themselves a shortstop this week, something that seems impossible for the New York Mets. What is confusing is the return for Didi Gregorius. As David Lennon tweeted out, the asking price to the Mets centered on Noah Syndergaard. That was confirmed tonight when Sandy Alderson spoke to […]

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Paul DePodesta Weighs In On Several Mets Prospects

An article by posted on December 6, 2014 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Weighs In On Several Mets Prospects

MiLB.com recently published an article ranking the Mets organizational all-stars by position The article included analysis from the Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta.  Here is what he had to say about the Mets top prospects. Kevin Plawecki: “We were really pleased with the year he had,” said Paul DePodesta, the club’s vice […]

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Jon Niese: Damaged Goods or Different Goods?

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Niese: Damaged Goods or Different Goods?

An MMO Fan Shot by Chris Malia (CJM) Regarding fan opinion, Jon Niese is perhaps the most divisive player on the Mets. Scrolling through a comment thread about Niese, you can find opinions ranging from soft and overrated to gritty and extremely valuable. While value can be measured in terms of his stats and contract, […]

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Ranking the NL East First Basemen

An article by posted on December 3, 2014 0 Comments
Ranking the NL East First Basemen

Opening Day is still months away, but it’s never too early to start looking at how the National League East is shaping up. Let’s take a look, position by position, at how each team shapes up around the diamond. Of course a lot can still happen between now and Opening Day – players may be […]

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Mets Hire Pat Roessler As Assistant Hitting Coach

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Hire Pat Roessler As Assistant Hitting Coach

The Mets have hired former Yankees director of player development Pat Roessler as their new assistant hitting coach. He had been with the Yankees franchise for nine seasons before being fired last month. Roessler, who has a strong relationship with new Mets hitting coach Kevin Long – who was also fired by the Yankees during the […]

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Top Minor League Performers: Matt den Dekker, AAA

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Top Minor League Performers: Matt den Dekker, AAA

For the second year in a row, the Las Vegas 51’s clinched a division title under manager Wally Backman. They posted a strong 81-63 record this season, and they finished 9.5 games ahead of second place. The 51’s lineup crushed the competition with a league leading average of over six runs a game. However, the […]

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Alderson Wants To Trade A Starting Pitcher Before Spring Training

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Wants To Trade A Starting Pitcher Before Spring Training

Sandy Alderson expressed some urgency on Tuesday, regarding his attempts in trying to trade a starting pitcher sooner rather than later. “I think we’d prefer to sort it out before spring training,” Alderson said on Tuesday. “Spring-training trades don’t happen frequently.” Bartolo Colon, Dillon Gee, and Jon Niese are the three arms that Sandy prefers […]

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Harvey Will Give Mets The Best 1-2-3 Punch In Baseball

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Harvey Will Give Mets The Best 1-2-3 Punch In Baseball

Timing is everything.  Matt Harvey is returning to lead the New York Mets rotation, now bolstered with a matured Zack Wheeler and 2014 NL ROY winner Jacob deGrom.  All three have experienced their own setbacks this year, but their talent is in another stratosphere and they’ve each grown from their own experiences.  There may be a […]

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Sacrificing the No. 15 Overall Pick for Cuddyer is Risky Business

An article by posted on November 12, 2014 0 Comments
Sacrificing the No. 15 Overall Pick for Cuddyer is Risky Business

Sandy Alderson’s signing of Michael Cuddyer signaled to fans that the future is now for the New York Mets.  Cuddyer has hit over .330 during the last two seasons, with his 2013 success leading the outfielder to the NL batting title.  And with an average of 16.5 home runs per season over the last four […]

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