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Harper: Mets Need Kenley Jansen To Keep Up With Cubs

An article by posted on 18/10/2016 0 Comments
Harper: Mets Need Kenley Jansen To Keep Up With Cubs

John Harper of the Daily News makes his case for the Mets signing free-agent closer Kenley Jansen this offseason. “If the Mets want to take a huge step toward re-claiming that supremacy next year and beyond, they should make a big splash this off-season by signing Kenley Jansen,” writes Harper who argues that adding Jansen will put […]

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Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on 15/10/2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

Before the 2015 offseason, the qualifying offer system was seen as a gentleman’s agreement. Teams would offer it, and players would agree to decline it and seek a multi-year contract in free agency. However, over time that agreement started to become a big issue for players. Teams began to shy away from signing players who […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Will Not Need Knee Surgery

An article by posted on 10/10/2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Will Not Need Knee Surgery

Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera will not require surgery on his left knee, reports Kristie Ackert of the Daily News.  Team doctors have recommended that Cabrera rest his knee for two weeks before beginning his regular offseason training regimen. Cabrera, who spent some time on the disabled list this season with a strained patellar tendon, continued to play through the […]

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Cespedes Is Mets Candidate For Hank Aaron Award

An article by posted on 06/10/2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Is Mets Candidate For Hank Aaron Award

Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has been nominated for the Hank Aaron Award, which is awarded to the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. Cespedes followed up his strong 2015 season with an equally offensively potent 2016, slamming 31 homers with 86 RBI’s. The Cuban slugger also slugged a quality .280/.354/.530 in 132 games. Cespedes […]

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David Wright to See Dr. Watkins for a Checkup

An article by posted on 06/09/2016 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 02/09/2016 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 24/08/2016 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 24/08/2016 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 16/07/2016 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 27/06/2016 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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