Tag: depth

Mets Won’t Go More Than 3 Years On Cespedes, Could Sign Ryan Raburn

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Go More Than 3 Years On Cespedes, Could Sign Ryan Raburn

Despite saving  $12.5 million dollars from Michael Cuddyer‘s contract, Joel Sherman of the NY Post says the Mets have no intention of bringing back Yoenis Cespedes unless he lowers his demands. Mike Puma adds that the Mets only like Cespedes on a 2-3 year deal. Sherman writes that they will instead look to add quality […]

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MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese?

Tyler asks… Why is Jon Niese still on this team? They should have traded him two years ago but now it’s even more important to get rid of him and put that $9 million dollars to better use. Thoughts? Dr. Dooby replies… The frequent calls to trade Mets left-hander Jon Niese to pick up some […]

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Sickels Top 20 Mets Prospects: Nimmo Stock Tumbles, Becerra and Lindsay On The Rise

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Sickels Top 20 Mets Prospects: Nimmo Stock Tumbles, Becerra and Lindsay On The Rise

John Sickels of Minor League Ball ranked the top twenty Mets prospects yesterday. While the system isn’t quite as strong after calling up top prospects like Michael Conforto and Noah Syndergaard, the Mets still have a solid amount of quality and depth in the farm and a lot of exciting players on the way. Here […]

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Collins On Grandy’s Catch, Beating Arrieta, Syndergaard, Bullpen

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Collins On Grandy’s Catch, Beating Arrieta, Syndergaard, Bullpen

You’re heading to Chicago with a 2-0 series lead, what’s that say about your starters? “Well, we’ve pretty much haven’t hid the fact that we think we have pretty good pitching. They’re young, they’re inexperienced. They don’t have the credentials that Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke and Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta have, but they’re […]

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Featured Post: Team Responds After Collins Puts Them All On Notice

An article by posted on July 26, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Team Responds After Collins Puts Them All On Notice

Prior to Saturday’s 15-2 Mets blowout victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Mets manager Terry Collins put all Mets position players “on notice” especially the underperforming hitters. Collins message was fairly simple. Play well and you’ll keep playing. Play badly and you will be benched. “Whoever’s swinging the bat’s going to play,” said Collins. “It’s about […]

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MMO Special Feature: Mets Starters Are The Best In The NL East

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Special Feature: Mets Starters Are The Best In The NL East

We’re five weeks into the regular season and even though the Mets offense has been struggling lately, the pitching has been strong. So how good has the Mets starting five been? Let’s compare the Mets rotation to the top five starters throughout the rest of the National League East. Mets starters have been the best […]

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Aces High at Citi Tonight

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Aces High at Citi Tonight

You’ve gotta love National League pitching. Especially when you get to see a marquee matchup like Madison Bumgarner vs. Clayton Kershaw twice in a week. Divisional rivalries are one thing, but when you’ve got two verifiable aces going head to head in a division matchup, is there anything better than that? Tonight, the Mets get […]

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Featured Post: Are These Mets For Real?

An article by posted on April 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Are These Mets For Real?

The Mets are off to one of the best starts in their history. At 13 and 3 they currently possess the best record in baseball. Beyond the euphoria, however, there are questions that inevitably arise from this start. Mets fans can be guarded given their recent history, but at some point the confidence becomes infectious […]

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Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

After another Mets win on Sunday, the Mets took a big hit when Mets lefty reliever Jerry Blevins got hit by a line drive in his left forearm and the result was a fracture. He will be in the DL and out for 6-8 weeks. “I saw the X-rays this morning at Hospital for Special […]

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Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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Opinion: Parlaying Pitching Depth For Outfield Depth

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Opinion: Parlaying Pitching Depth For Outfield Depth

Someone the other day brought up the fact that in a little over a year’s time we could see a rotation of Harvey, Wheeler, deGrom, Syndergaard, and Matz. With that tantalizing projection comes the realization that Colon, Niese, Gee, and Montero, are expendable. That’s three serviceable veteran starters and a top 100 prospect, all essentially […]

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