Tag: Carlos Beltran

Alderson Laid Groundwork For Future Deals At Winter Meetings

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Laid Groundwork For Future Deals At Winter Meetings

Before departing the Winter Meetings, Sandy Alderson met with reporters to discuss what has been seen as a relative week of inactivity for the Mets. Alderson assured everyone the Mets have been in discussions with teams to try to make a couple of moves. However, he noted that the team has a crowded outfield that […]

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Astros Sign Carlos Beltran For One Year, $16M

An article by posted on December 3, 2016 0 Comments
Astros Sign Carlos Beltran For One Year, $16M

Ken Rosenthal reports on Twitter that former Met Carlos Beltran has signed a one year contract with the Houston Astros worth $16 million. The deal includes a full no-trade clause. Beltran, 39, made his 9th All Star team in 2016 playing for the Yankees and Rangers. He hit .295/.337/.513 with 29 home runs and 93 RBIs. […]

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MMO Original: The All-Time Mets Seasons Team

An article by posted on November 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Original: The All-Time Mets Seasons Team

Just about everyone and their mother has done a piece on what the Mets’ all-time team would look like, and they all look pretty much the same. However, when you adjust this all-time team to include the best season at every position, it looks a little bit different– and the numbers are even more impressive. […]

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Bartolo Colon: One of Just Six MLB’ers Left From the 90s

An article by posted on August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon: One of Just Six MLB’ers Left From the 90s

How old does that headline make you feel? It seems like just yesterday you were listening to Sugar Ray on your Walkman. But it’s now official: The 90s were a long time ago. Bartolo Colon has become the poster child of MLB dinosaurs left from this decade. He is the last active ex-Expo, recently became the […]

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Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

When Mike Piazza was inducted into the Hall of Fame yesterday, he became the 14th ex-Met to gain enshrinement into Cooperstown– and only the second player to go in orange and blue. The Mets have seen an alumnus inducted in each of the last three seasons; first with Tom Glavine in 2014 and then with […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Royals 3

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Royals 3

The Mets (38-32) defeated the Royals (38-33) by a score of 4-3 Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets, and despite not having his normal dominant stuff, kept the Mets in a position to win. He went 6 innings, allowing 3 ER on 8 hits and no walks, striking out […]

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Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

Carlos Beltran joined some rare company on Sunday afternoon, as his sixth inning two-run home run was also the 400th homer of his potential Hall of Fame career. Beltran, 39, joins a short list of switch-hitters who have 400 home runs in their career. Hall of Famers Eddie Murray, Mickey Mantle, and eventual inductee Chipper […]

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Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York published a review last night of Sandy Alderson’s upcoming biography “Baeball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets”. In his review, Rubin highlighted Alderson’s comments on Terry Collins‘ job security and what happened behind the scenes in the Carlos Beltran trade. Here are some of the […]

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Featured Post: Do The Mets “Have The Horses” To Win?

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Do The Mets “Have The Horses” To Win?

It was the 7th game of the World Series, a heavyweight championship bout, and the Kentucky Derby all rolled into one. There was a definite buzz in the air during the summer of 1960 leading up to the presidential election. In one corner was Republican Richard Nixon. Fresh off 8 years as Vice President, Americans […]

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Carlos Beltran Signed With Mets 10 Years Ago Today

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Signed With Mets 10 Years Ago Today

On January 13, 2005, ten years ago today, the Mets signed free agent  Carlos Beltran to a seven year, $119 million dollar contract. I can’t recall a greater Mets player who was as under-appreciated as Beltran was when he was with the Mets, despite always giving it everything he had and delivering countless big hits and big […]

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