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David Wright to See Dr. Watkins for a Checkup

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright to See Dr. Watkins for a Checkup

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, Mets third baseman David Wright will be leaving the team in Cincinnati to travel to Los Angeles to meet with his surgeon, Dr. Robert Watkins, for a regularly scheduled checkup on his surgically repaired neck. The hope is that after the meeting Wright will be cleared by Dr. […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The 2017 Mets “Walk Year” Season

An article by posted on September 2, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The 2017 Mets “Walk Year” Season

An MMO Fan Shot by The Metssiah Neil Walker’s 2016 season perfectly highlights the potential risks/rewards associated with contract years for players. In his 2016 “walk year”, Neil Walker was posting the best numbers of his professional career. His .282/.347/.476 slash line represents his highest ever. His 23 long balls tied a career high. Neil was stepping up […]

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Cespedes Insists He Won’t Opt Out, But Mets Shouldn’t Bank On That

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Insists He Won’t Opt Out, But Mets Shouldn’t Bank On That

According to Matt Ehalt of the the Bergen Record, outfielder Yoenis Cespedes plans to honor his three-year deal with the Mets without opting out after the 2016 season. “I have it in my mind to stay three years,” Cespedes said through a translator.  Asked directly by Ehalt if he intends to complete his three-year deal […]

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10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

When Matt Ehalt of The Record asked Yoenis Cespedes about his opt-out clause and if he intended to honor all three years of his deal with the Mets, Cespedes flatly said, “Yes.”  However, Bob Klapisch, also of The Record, cautions the Mets to prepare for the worst as each dramatic home run only increases the odds that Cespedes will […]

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Gavin Cecchini Makes Sense as a Trade Chip for Mets

An article by posted on July 16, 2016 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Makes Sense as a Trade Chip for Mets

In 2012, the Mets selected shortstop Gavin Cecchini with their first round pick in the MLB draft. The hope was that he would develop into exactly what he has — a solid middle infielder that hits for a high average and got on base. After hitting .317/.377/.442 in Double-A last season, he’s off to a […]

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Mets Reportedly Interested In Yunel Escobar

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Reportedly Interested In Yunel Escobar

The New York Mets are among several teams interested in trading for Los Angeles Angels infielder Yunel Escobar, according Pedro Moura of the L.A. Times. Escobar, 33, has hit .310 with a .359 OBP in 69 games as the Angels’ leadoff hitter playing mostly third base where he leads the American League with 12 errors. […]

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As Mets Consider A Jose Reyes Reunion, Here’s Why They Should Sign Him

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
As Mets Consider A Jose Reyes Reunion, Here’s Why They Should Sign Him

A team source has told Adam Rubin of ESPN that the Mets are now considering bringing back Jose Reyes once he becomes a free agent. It’s a complete reversal from five days ago when this team source described a reunion with Reyes as having “virtually no chance.” After getting swept by the Atlanta Braves over the weekend and […]

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MMO Exclusive: Jason Bay Wishes Things Could Have Been Better With Mets

An article by posted on June 13, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Jason Bay Wishes Things Could Have Been Better With Mets

From All-Star to disappointment; that’s what fans saw as Jason Bay took the podium last night representing the Pirates at the 2016 MLB Draft. Pittsburgh fans had a two-time All-Star and a middle-of-the-order slugger. Mets fans, however, saw what could have been, rather than what was. Bay, in the area for the first time since […]

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Featured Article: The End May Be Near for David Wright

An article by posted on June 2, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: The End May Be Near for David Wright

It’s time to talk about David Wright. He’s on a short list for greatest position players to ever play for the Mets and on an even shorter list of homegrown position players. Since 2004, he’s allowed the Mets to not have to worry about third base. He holds a handful of the team’s franchise records. […]

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Are PEDs Worth The Risk For Players?

An article by posted on June 2, 2016 0 Comments
Are PEDs Worth The Risk For Players?

As was reported on Wednesday night, Marlon Byrd was suspended for 162 games by MLB for testing positive for PEDs for the second time. This is another player on the long list of suspensions this season. Jenrry Mejia was one of the first dominoes to fall when he received a lifetime ban for testing positive […]

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Mets Acquire James Loney From Padres For Cash Considerations

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Acquire James Loney From Padres For Cash Considerations

James Loney has been acquired by the Mets in a trade with the San Diego Padres, reports ESPN’s Adam Rubin. The Mets are trading cash considerations for the veteran first baseman. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, first reported that the Mets were scouting Loney in El Paso on Friday. Loney, 32, is batting .342 with a […]

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