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Jim Henderson May Surprise You This Spring

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Jim Henderson May Surprise You This Spring

One of the fun things about Spring Training is the guy who plays so well, he forces his way onto the Opening Day roster. In 1996, Butch Huskey hit nine homeruns in the Spring forcing the Mets to make him the Opening Day right fielder even though he never previously played the position. In 2004, Tyler Yates had a […]

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Pitching Efficiency Outliers: Who’s At Risk For Injury In 2016

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
Pitching Efficiency Outliers: Who’s At Risk For Injury In 2016

There were red flags pointing to Wheeler’s elbow injury in 2015 A Major League Pitcher is a fragile thing. An unnatural motion is repeated over and over again with great stress until, inevitably the elbow or shoulder wear down and/or break. As every pitcher is different, there is no exact science to determine what the […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Ranked 10th Best Catcher By MLB

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Ranked 10th Best Catcher By MLB

The Shredder has ranked Travis d’Arnaud as the 10th best catcher in the majors in the latest edition of  MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Now series. Ahead of him they have Buster Posey at No. 1 followed by Russell Martin, Jonathan Lucroy, Francisco Cervelli, Stephen Vogt, Brian McCann, Yadier Molina, Salvador Perez and Derek Norris. While […]

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Verducci Tabs Noah Syndergaard For “Year-After Effect”

An article by posted on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Verducci Tabs Noah Syndergaard For “Year-After Effect”

Spring Training draws ever so closer and it won’t be long until we start hearing those bats cracking and leather popping again in anticipation of a new season. There are many rites of passage associated with the arrival of Spring Training. In addition to a litany of anecdotes from players who say they are in […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Doubles Down, Says Goal Is Winning The World Series

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Doubles Down, Says Goal Is Winning The World Series

I wanted to update this thread with some new quotes from Travis d’Arnaud, who had some glowing assessments of the young starters in the Mets rotation in an interview he did with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post. “They all have guts,” d’Arnaud said. “They all pitch with their heart. They all pitch with […]

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Mets Could Forego Adding Reliever And Stick With What They Have In Bullpen

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Could Forego Adding Reliever And Stick With What They Have In Bullpen

The New York Mets reportedly still have interest in relievers Antonio Bastardo and Tyler Clippard, but only if they are willing to accept a one-year deal which appears to be very unlikely.  On Thursday, GM Sandy Alderson clarified his approach and how he views the current relief market. “Does it really improve the team to […]

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MMO Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

Travis d’Arnaud, C Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: February 10, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Contract: $550,000, Arb Eligible 2017, Free Agent 2020 2015 Recap Travis d’Arnaud was probably the most underappreciated player on the Mets roster this past season. Although he missed significant time due to another freak injury, he was fantastic when he was on […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 14/1

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 14/1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers, Bovada, cast the Mets with 14/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the Royals for fourth on the list behind the Giants, Cubs, and Red Sox. Remember, these odds can and will change at the drop of a hat in the event of a […]

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Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

According to Matt Yallof of MLB Network on Twitter, the Mets and relief pitcher Jerry Blevins have agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million, with $1 million in performance bonuses. Blevins, 32, was acquired by the Mets prior to Opening Day from the Nationals in exchange for outfielder Matt den Dekker, and appeared in […]

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Market For Denard Span and Gerardo Parra Heating Up

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Market For Denard Span and Gerardo Parra Heating Up

Jon Heyman of CBSSports reports that the Cubs are among the teams interested in free agent outfielder Denard Span. Heyman also mentions that top free agent Jason Heyward is also a target for Chicago. Meanwhile, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation says that Gerardo Parra has multiple three year offers in hand. The Royals, Giants and […]

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