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Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

As a 26th round draft pick by the Montreal Expos in the 2003 draft, Jim Henderson faced a steep uphill climb to make it to the majors. He stuck around long enough to be eligible for the Rule 5 draft in 2006. He was selected by the Cubs, but he didn’t make the major league roster. The […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 1 (Rapid Reaction!)

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 1 (Rapid Reaction!)

The New York Mets were defeated by the Chicago Cubs by a score of 5-1 on Thursday night at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. They have now gone winless in their last 14 games. Said Terry Collins, “Who cares. I don’t really care.” Paul Sewald started for the Mets in place of Jacob deGrom and […]

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Mets Bringing More Heat in 2016

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bringing More Heat in 2016

The general consensus as to why Hall of Famer Walter Johnson was so dominant was the saying, “You can’t hit what you can’t see.”  In analyzing some new data by MLB’s StatCast, that saying can now be applied to the young New York Mets’ pitching staff. As Andrew Simon of MLB.com notes, the Mets threw more pitches of […]

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No Ugly Ducklings In This Mets Rotation

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
No Ugly Ducklings In This Mets Rotation

I remember watching the Munsters when I was a kid and even then I didn’t understand the whole Marilyn Munster thing. In what world was she more attractive than Lily? I mean I understand Lily is undead and all, but come on. Sometimes I’d see Al Lewis (sad that he passed) sweeping the sidewalk on […]

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Lazaro Armenteros: Will Mets Continue To Ignore Premium International Free Agents

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Lazaro Armenteros: Will Mets Continue To Ignore Premium International Free Agents

Latest Cuban Phenom Lazaro Armenteros Declared A Free Agent Last week the question was posed here on MMO as to whether or not the Mets should trade LHP Steven Matz and another player to the Red Sox for shortstop prospect Yoan Moncada. The trade was proposed by Baseball America and I have a huge problem […]

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Mets and Cubs Reigniting Their Once Decades Old Rivalry

An article by posted on January 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Cubs Reigniting Their Once Decades Old Rivalry

Chicago Cubs co-owner and chairman of the board Todd Ricketts had nothing good to say about the New York Mets this weekend. While taking questions at a Cubs Fan Fest at the Sheraton Grand Chicago ballroom on Saturday morning, here’s what Ricketts had to say about Mets fans. “I don’t know if you guys know this, […]

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Mets Are Interested In Tommy Hunter

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Are Interested In Tommy Hunter

Mike Puma of the NY Post says that the Mets are keeping tabs on reliever Tommy Hunter. Puma says Hunter is seeking a multi year contract, but the Mets only want to sign relievers to one year deals. Hunter, 29, posted a 4.18 ERA and 1.24 WHIP over 60.1 innings pitched last season for the […]

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10 Players Who Rejected Qualifying Offers Remain Unsigned

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
10 Players Who Rejected Qualifying Offers Remain Unsigned

Of the 16 free agents who rejected their qualifying offers this winter, 10 of them still remain unsigned as December draws to a close. Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles Chris Davis, Orioles Ian Desmond, Nationals Dexter Fowler, Cubs Yovani Gallardo, Rangers Alex Gordon, Royals Howie Kendrick, Dodgers Ian Kennedy, Padres Daniel Murphy, Mets Justin Upton, Padres Any […]

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Jason Heyward Agrees to 8-Year, $184 Million Deal with Cubs

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Jason Heyward Agrees to 8-Year, $184 Million Deal with Cubs

Jason Heyward has agreed to sign with the Cubs, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. Bob Nightengale reports the deal is for eight years and $184 million dollars, or an average annual value of $23 million. Heyward reportedly turned down higher offers of $200 million dollars from the Nationals and Cardinals before deciding […]

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Walker for Niese Is A Major Win-Win For Mets

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Walker for Niese Is A Major Win-Win For Mets

The Mets stay hot in the “sometimes the best deals are the one’s you don’t make” category. In failing to reach a deal with Ben Zobrist — who opted for the bespectacled weirdness of Joe Maddon over the inscrutable gremlinese of Terry Collins — a chain of events was set in motion that resulted in […]

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