Tag: Jenrry Mejia

Winter Ball Update: Phillip Evans Continuing Great Season

An article by posted on November 12, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Phillip Evans Continuing Great Season

New York Mets action in the winter leagues has heated up some since our last update including infield prospect Phillip Evans. The 24-year old is playing for the Criollos de Caguas in the Puerto Rican League and his offense has rolled over from his great regular season in which he won the Eastern League batting title. […]

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Winter Ball Update: Lagares Expected to Play Soon

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Lagares Expected to Play Soon

All four of the the major winter leagues are now in action. Unfortunately there is minimal Mets action up to this point but that will change shortly with Juan Lagares expected to begin playing on November 15th. Lagares will be playing for the Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican League as he has five times in […]

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Jenrry Mejia and His Lawyer Set to File Lawsuits Against MLB

An article by posted on July 14, 2016 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia and His Lawyer Set to File Lawsuits Against MLB

Vincent White, the lawyer of ex-Met Jenrry Mejia is preparing to sue Major League Baseball for alleged “corrupt mob-like activity.” White issued a statement on Monday regarding his suit, which he claims will shed light on the illicit activities of the commissioner’s office, including “the breaking of state and federal laws, invasion of privacy, computer […]

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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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