Tag: Jenrry Mejia

2016 Season Preview: Jeurys Familia, RP

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Jeurys Familia, RP

Jeurys Familia, RP Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: October 10, 1989 (26 on Opening Day) Contract Status: First year arbitration (Salary: $4.1 million) 2015 Recap In 2015, Jeurys Familia was simply incredible. After a very good 2014 season in which he served as the setup man for Jenrry Mejia, Familia stepped his game up even further, dropping his […]

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Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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Sandy Alderson Spoke With Reporters At Tradition Field

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Spoke With Reporters At Tradition Field

General manager Sandy Alderson arrived to Mets camp at Port St. Lucie today and held a short media session with reporters. Here is a summary of what he had to say: 1.  Sandy is happy with team he has put together. “I haven’t really been this upbeat about a team in a long time and […]

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The Troubling Case of Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Troubling Case of Jenrry Mejia

The sad tale of Jenrry Mejia came to a close Friday night, as reports flew in that Mejia had failed a third drug test in less than a year. Major League Baseball issued a lifetime ban to Mejia, joining only Pete Rose on their banned list of players. Mejia can seek a reinstatement after one […]

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Jennry Mejia Says He’ll Fight To Bitter End To Clear His Name

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
Jennry Mejia Says He’ll Fight To Bitter End To Clear His Name

Latest Update: Jenrry Mejia told Dominican Republic reporter Hector Gomez the following tonight, in reaction to the lifetime ban by MLB. “I will appeal (the lifetime ban) win or lose, and I have a lot of faith. I have to clear my name. I will not stand by with my arms crossed and fully intend […]

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Revisiting The Johan Santana Deal Eight Years Later

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
Revisiting The Johan Santana Deal Eight Years Later

On February 1, 2008, Johan Santana agreed to a six-year, $137.5 million dollar contract with the New York Mets, two days after the Minnesota Twins dealt their ace left-hander for center fielder Carlos Gomez, and pitching prospects Philip Humber, Deolis Guerra, and Kevin Mulvey. By all accounts, it was a steal for the Mets. The Mets had two days […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Harvey, Tejada, Reed, Torres, Edgin

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Harvey, Tejada, Reed, Torres, Edgin

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Mets have agreed to contracts with relievers Addison Reed for $5.3 million, Carlos Torres for $1.05 million, and Josh Edgin for $625,000, thus avoiding arbitration. Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record adds hat the Mets have also settled with Matt Harvey for $4.325 million and Ruben Tejada […]

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Final Mets Dominican Winter League Regular Season Stats

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Final Mets Dominican Winter League Regular Season Stats

Juan Lagares continued some of his offensive trends from the regular season with the Mets right into winter ball action with the Aguilas Cibaenas. He hit .276/.333/.293 overall but was great against left-handed pitching going 7 for 13 without a strikeout. However, he was just 9 for 45 against righties with 11 strikeouts. He did have […]

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Wuilmer Becerra On Fire In Venezuelan League

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra On Fire In Venezuelan League

Mets outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra has finally started getting regular playing time for the Tigres de Aragua and it has paid off tremendously. Last night Wuilmer had his second straight three-hit game going 3 for 5 with a double, two RBI, and three runs scored. During his six-game hitting streak the 21-year old has gone 10 for […]

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Wilmer Flores Makes Winter Ball Debut Playing Second

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Makes Winter Ball Debut Playing Second

Update: Flores left the game in the 8th inning last night after being hit on the ankle with a pitch. He is out of the lineup tonight and is considered day-to-day. Mets infielder Wilmer Flores made his winter ball debut last night for the Bravos de Margarita in the Venezuelan Winter League. He played second base […]

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