Tag: defense

MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

An article by posted on December 27, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

Joel Sherman of the New York Post asks whether the Mets relatively quiet offseason is a tactical decision, or just a lack of ingenuity by the front office coupled and more evidence that ownership lacks the financial resources to keep up with all the other teams. For example, is Michael Cuddyer the Mets’ big offseason move […]

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MMO Exclusive: Mets Prospect Kyle Johnson Looks Back on Championship Season

An article by posted on December 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Mets Prospect Kyle Johnson Looks Back on Championship Season

Outfielder Kyle Johnson was a key part of the Binghamton Mets run to win the 2014 Eastern League Championship. Kyle played in 103 games and hit .259/.344/.384 with 25 doubles, 4 triples, and 4 home runs. He also stole 12 bases and had 14 outfield assists while playing all three outfield positions. Kyle was drafted […]

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Defense Matters, But Apparently Not That Much

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Defense Matters, But Apparently Not That Much

It was interesting to hear Sandy Alderson downplay the importance of defense on Tuesday which seemed to indicate the Mets are moving closer to the realization that Wilmer Flores could very well be the Mets Opening Day shortstop. “We’re going to have to score more runs than the other team, so that’s a combination of […]

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Sources: Everth Cabrera Not A Consideration For Mets

An article by posted on December 6, 2014 0 Comments
Sources: Everth Cabrera Not A Consideration For Mets

While Everth Cabrera is very much available, and while the Mets are still reportedly looking for an upgrade at shortstop, team sources told ESPN New York that he is not a consideration. On Friday, Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reported that several teams have legitimate concerns about Cabrera’s “checkered” past including the Mets. Cabrera became a […]

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Three-Team Deal Could Bring Shortstop Elvis Andrus To Mets?

An article by posted on December 1, 2014 0 Comments
Three-Team Deal Could Bring Shortstop Elvis Andrus To Mets?

Jim Bowden of ESPN proposed a trio of three-team-trades he’d like to see happen next week at the MLB Winter Meetings. Among them, he proposed the following three-way deal involving the Mets: Texas Rangers get: OF Justin Upton from Braves New York Mets get: SS Elvis Andrus and $10 million from Rangers Atlanta Braves get: […]

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Alderson Is Optimistic About Conforto’s Defense

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Is Optimistic About Conforto’s Defense

When the Mets selected Michael Conforto 10th overall in this year’s draft, the main criticism about Conforto was his defense. As an outfielder in Oregon State, Conforto earned a reputation as a liability in the outfield. Since many analysts felt his defense was an issue, he was viewed as a one dimensional player. However, it […]

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Sandy Alderson Is Impressed With Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Is Impressed With Wilmer Flores

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Wilmer Flores is impressing Mets brass with how hard he’s working on his agility and fitness during the team’s off-season conditioning program in Port St. Lucie. Sandy Alderson has been very outspoken about how pleased he is with Flores, and recently told Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com, “I’m one […]

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Jacob deGrom Named NL Rookie of the Year!

An article by posted on November 10, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Named NL Rookie of the Year!

2014 NL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR WINNER! The Baseball Writers Association of America have named Mets righthander Jacob deGrom the 2014 National League Rookie of the Year. He received 26 of the 30 first place votes and was second on the other four. DeGrom beat out Reds OF Billy Hamilton and Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong. […]

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Nothing Going On Between Mets and Markakis

An article by posted on November 6, 2014 0 Comments
Nothing Going On Between Mets and Markakis

Updated November 6 Baltimore beat writer Roch Kubatko, was the first to report that the Orioles have been very busy negotiating with gold glove outfielder Nick Markakis. The two sides have been in close contact since the season ended and they are expected to agree on a four-year deal very soon. MLB Trade Rumors projects […]

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Mets Sign Catcher Johnny Monell, Final Thoughts On Juan Centeno

An article by posted on November 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Sign Catcher Johnny Monell, Final Thoughts On Juan Centeno

The Mets made several moves last week to clear space on their 40 man roster. One of these decisions was to place catching prospect, Juan Centeno, on waivers. Centeno was quickly picked up by the Milwaukee Brewers, and he will likely compete for a spot on their opening day roster. While Centeno is certainly not […]

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