Tag: Catcher

Sandy Alderson Reiterates Stance on Catcher

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Reiterates Stance on Catcher

Amidst the signing that kept Yoenis Cespedes in Queens for four more years and the trade that sent Logan Verrett to Baltimore, General Manager, Sandy Alderson reiterated the team’s stance on their catching circumstance. The Mets GM advised that the team will not be pursuing an “external upgrade at catcher” as per Matt Ehalt of […]

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Could Stephen Vogt Be the Catcher the Mets Need?

An article by posted on November 26, 2016 0 Comments
Could Stephen Vogt Be the Catcher the Mets Need?

(Photo Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports) Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports joined the the A’s Insider podcast to discuss the Oakland Athletics and what players they may look to possibly deal this offseason. One name came up that may be of interest to the New York Mets, in Stephen Vogt. Yes, General Manager of the Metropolitans, Sandy Alderson […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Jason Castro, C

An article by posted on November 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Jason Castro, C

Jason Castro Position: Catcher Bats: Left – Throws: Right Born: June 18, 1987 (Age 29) If this were the 2013 offseason, Jason Castro would be lining up the offers in free agency, after the then 26-year-old made his first All Star team and posted a line of .276/.350/.485, with 18 home runs (6th among catchers), […]

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Mets Minors: MMO All-Star Team Led by Rosario

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: MMO All-Star Team Led by Rosario

We will be releasing the players we’ve chosen as part of a group voting for the Mets roster of the best 25 minor leaguers this season. These players are chosen strictly on their numbers and not on their prospect rankings. It’s going to be a four part series with the bench, starting rotation, and bullpen still […]

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1986 Mets vs 2016 Mets: Was Strawberry Right?

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
1986 Mets vs 2016 Mets: Was Strawberry Right?

An MMO Fan Shot by Carl Aridas In a recent interview, featured here on Metsmerized Online, Mets’ great Darryl Strawberry stated that the 2016 NY Mets couldn’t compare to the 1986 Mets team that won the World Series.  Given that the 1986 anniversary celebration just passed at Shea, errr Citi Field, I wondered whether Darryl was […]

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Jonathan Lucroy Should Be A Priority

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
Jonathan Lucroy Should Be A Priority

With the unfortunate developments on first baseman Lucas Duda not looking rosy for the New York Mets for the next several weeks, the talk has been on whom among the in-house options could fill in during his absence. The usual suspects have been mentioned, Eric Campbell, Wilmer Flores upon his return from his own DL […]

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Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

This is part three of our series recognizing the Mets minor leaguers that had the best statistical years during the 2015 season. These players were chosen on the numbers and not their prospect value. The eight position players chosen as the starters on this 25-man all-star team were Patrick Mazeika, Dominic Smith, Dilson Herrera, Gavin Cecchini, Eudor Garcia, Wuilmer Becerra, Kevin Kaczmarski, and Travis […]

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Mets Minors: Herrera, Smith, Cecchini Lead Our All Star Lineup

An article by posted on November 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Herrera, Smith, Cecchini Lead Our All Star Lineup

Here is our All Star Lineup featuring the top performers this season by position. These players are chosen strictly on their numbers and not on their prospect rankings. It’s the first of a four part series with the bench, starting rotation, and bullpen still to come. Here is who we have chosen for the best player […]

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MMO Fan Shot: What Should Mets Do This Offseason?

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: What Should Mets Do This Offseason?

An MMO Fan Shot by Dave in Spain I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the Mets and how they can improve for 2016. I don´t think they need to make a lot of changes, as the core of the team is pretty good. But here are my thoughts on what they should do. Team […]

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Positional OPS Rankings Reveal A Poorly Conceived Roster

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
Positional OPS Rankings Reveal A Poorly Conceived Roster

With more than a quarter of the season now in the books, here is where the Mets rank in one of the metrics that the front office often cites as one of the measures of production they look at. MLB On-Base Plus Slugging Catcher:   .620 OPS – 25th First Base:  .695 OPS – 24th Second […]

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