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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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Mets’ Relationship With Cespedes Getting Stronger After Hot Start

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets’ Relationship With Cespedes Getting Stronger After Hot Start

With Yoenis Cespedes off to an excellent start, Kevin Davidoff of the NY Post says the Mets’ relationship with Cespedes appears to be warming up. But Davidoff wonders if this means the two sides will be able to commit to a long term deal. “It’s a little early,” John Ricco, the Mets’ assistant general manager, […]

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Nationals Sign Stephen Strasburg To 7-Year, $175M Extension

An article by posted on May 9, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Stephen Strasburg To 7-Year, $175M Extension

According to multiple sources but first reported by the Washington Post, Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg has agreed to a long term extension valued at $175 million for seven years. The deal is said to include a rolling third and fourth year opt-out clause. The report said an official announcement will come Tuesday. Strasburg, 27, is 59-37 […]

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Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

Ruben Tejada has agreed to a one year major league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals as first reported by Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com. The deal will pay Tejada $1.5 million dollars and includes no other bonuses. The former Met infielder has reported to the Cardinals’ Spring Training complex where he took and passed a […]

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Alderson Says Mets Have Money For In-Season Moves

An article by posted on March 16, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Have Money For In-Season Moves

According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News on Twitter, Mets GM Sandy Alderson stated that the Mets will have the money to make roster moves during the season, even if they don’t trade Alejandro De Aza, which doesn’t seem likely at this point. The Mets current payroll is roughly $127 million, the highest it […]

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