Tag: infield

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 Hoping Cespedes Can Avoid DL With Strained Right Quad

An article by posted on July 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Hoping Cespedes Can Avoid DL With Strained Right Quad

All Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes strained his right quadriceps muscle on Friday after chasing down a Daniel Murphy double in the third inning. “Hopefully it doesn’t translate into me going on the 15-day DL,” Cespedes said through his interpreter. He said he suffered a similar injury with the Detroit Tigers and it forced him to […]

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Sandy Alderson Dials Up Winning Code in Offseason (643) (463)

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Dials Up Winning Code in Offseason (643) (463)

The lead had dwindled to one. Closer Jeurys Familia yielded a leadoff single to the pesky Denard Span and was staring at the stern, focused face of former Met Angel Pagan. The speedy Pagan has flourished since his departure from Flushing for two forgettable experiments in Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez, netting a World Series […]

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Mets Minors: Pill Fires Eight Scoreless Innings In 6-0 B-Mets Win

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Pill Fires Eight Scoreless Innings In 6-0 B-Mets Win

The Binghamton Mets got just what the doctor ordered last night at NYSEG Stadium when Tyler Pill tossed 8.0 innings of shutout baseball as the B-Mets downed Portland, 6-0, to complete a three game sweep. Pill, historically a dependable starter for Binghamton, had struggled in his first two outings, but seems to have turned things […]

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Who Gets Final Bench Spot: Eric Campbell Or Matt Reynolds

An article by posted on March 20, 2016 0 Comments
Who Gets Final Bench Spot: Eric Campbell Or Matt Reynolds

With the recent news that shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera looks to be ready for opening day in Kansas City, the Mets will have to decide on who they’re bringing north with them, and who’s heading back to Vegas to start the year. That final roster spot seems to be narrowed down to Matt Reynolds and Eric […]

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Sandy Alderson Talks About His Health and 2016 Expectations

An article by posted on February 14, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Talks About His Health and 2016 Expectations

In an exclusive interview with Steve Serby of the New York Post, GM Sandy Alderson weighed in on a wide variety of topics including expectations for the team, the offseason, the bullpen, the rotation, the bench, David Wright, what he’s most proud of as the Mets GM, and his own personal battle with cancer. This […]

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MMO Exclusive: T.J. Rivera Just Keeps Hitting and Hoping

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: T.J. Rivera Just Keeps Hitting and Hoping

When his baseball playing days are behind him, T.J. Rivera wants to be remembered as a grinder, a guy who didn’t simply go through the motions but played with 100 percent effort every time he stepped on a baseball diamond. “That’s something I’ve always tried to live up to, going out there and playing hard […]

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David Wright Goes 3-for-4 For St. Lucie

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Goes 3-for-4 For St. Lucie

Mets third baseman David Wright went 3-for-4 with a run scored tonight for St. Lucie as he continues his final two tuneup games before he’s activated on Monday in Philadelphia. Wright raised his average to .375 in seven games during his rehab assignment. Mets manager Terry Collins said that Wright will not be an everyday player […]

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Juan Uribe’s Second Homer As A Met Proves Crucial

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Uribe’s Second Homer As A Met Proves Crucial

After crushing a fifth inning, three-run homer to left field off Miami’s starter David Phelps, Juan Uribe turned last night’s game against the Marlins into a laugher. However, those three runs Uribe produced proved to be critical in holding off a late ninth inning charge by the Marlins as the Mets prevailed by a score […]

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An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

By virtue of his tearful response to the rumored report of his services being dispatched to Milwaukee as part of the return in the scuttled Carlos Gomez deal, Wilmer Flores has become a fan and media darling. Every at-bat since that fateful night has been greeted with an ovation and his subsequent heroic performance in […]

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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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