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Mets Announce Juan Lagares Has Agreed To 4-Year Extension

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Announce Juan Lagares Has Agreed To 4-Year Extension

Juan Lagares passed his physical and the New York Mets officially announced that they have agreed to terms on a contract that with run through 2019 with a club option for 2020. “This is a place I want to be,” said Lagares. “The Mets signed me when I was 16. I’m really excited for this […]

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Special Feature: A Mets Phenom Turns 30

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Special Feature: A Mets Phenom Turns 30

“There’s no single sport that has the hold on our dreams and fantasies the way baseball does. Sidd has become a symbol, like the cornfield in Iowa.” ~ Myra Gelband, Sports Illustrated It’s now been thirty years since Sports Illustrated pulled off one of the most elaborate and memorable pranks in sports. It was 30 […]

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It’s Do or Die For Terry Collins and He Knows It

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Do or Die For Terry Collins and He Knows It

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, says that there are a few managers on the hot seat as the 2015 baseball season begins, and many more with seats that are lukewarm or getting there. But it’s safe to say there’s only one manager where there’s a book out to verify how hot his seat is. That’s […]

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Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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Mets Acquire LHP Alex Torres From Padres

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire LHP Alex Torres From Padres

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mets have acquired lefty Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres. In return, the Padres will receive Mets prospect Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later. Torres, 27, went 2-1 with a 3.33 ERA (20 earned runs/54.0 innings) in 70 games with San Diego in 2014. […]

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Heyman Blasts Claim That Alderson Revived The Mets

An article by posted on March 28, 2015 0 Comments
Heyman Blasts Claim That Alderson Revived The Mets

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports takes issue with the premise that general manager Sandy Alderson has revived the Mets as the new authorized biography Baseball Maverick claims. He is very critical of the overall positive and “saintly” portrayal of Alderson by former A’s beat writer Steve Kettmann who say’s Sandy’s one flaw is that he’s […]

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Montero Could Be Best No. 5 Pitcher In League

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Montero Could Be Best No. 5 Pitcher In League

It wasn’t long ago that we were referring to Rafael Montero as “The Dominator” here at MMO, as his pitching performances often left us with our mouths hanging open, and each performance seemed to get better and better. Then he was called up to make a few starts with the Mets last year, and all […]

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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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2015 Mets Season Preview: Starting Rotation

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Season Preview: Starting Rotation

Here is the first of a six-part MMO Special Feature, our 2015 Mets Season Preview. Over the next two weeks, I’ll be previewing our Starting Pitching, Bullpen, Catching, Infield, Outfield and Bench. I hope you enjoy my research, analysis, and insights. Let’s begin with Part 1, our Starting Pitching. Matt Harvey Matt Harvey is back, […]

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Gardenhire To Replace Collins and Manage Mets In 2016?

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Gardenhire To Replace Collins and Manage Mets In 2016?

MLB Network Radio host and former Mets GM Steve Phillips predicted that if former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire decides to return to managing in 2016, it will be with the Mets. That’s a bold prediction by Phillips and if it were to happen it would certainly be a huge hit with the fans and […]

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