Tag: Jose Reyes

Talkin’ Mets: Jose Reyes Returns to New York

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Jose Reyes Returns to New York

Tonight I am joined by Howard Megdal of Excelle Sports. Howard, as you probably know, did extensive coverage of the Mets financial situation in his book “Wilpon’s Folly” and just came out with a new book called “The Cardinals Way,” which goes behind the scenes into the St. Louis front office. Howard and I discuss […]

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Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

From 2012 to 2014, Wilmer Flores hit over .300 in whichever level of the Mets minor league system he was in. In 2012 he hit .300 with 18 home runs and an .827 OPS at St. Lucie and Binghamton, two places notoriously known for being pitchers parks and leagues. He was a top 100 prospect […]

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Mets View Jose Reyes In Super Utility Role, Reunion Now Appears Very Likely

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mets View Jose Reyes In Super Utility Role, Reunion Now Appears Very Likely

The Colorado Rockies requested waivers on shortstop Jose Reyes for the purpose of granting his unconditional release on Thursday. The move was a formality that clears the way for his free agency on Saturday at 2:00 PM. According to several reports, there has been virtually no interest in Reyes from other teams which pretty much […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Signing Reyes Is More Than A PR Issue

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Signing Reyes Is More Than A PR Issue

MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love, Originally Published on Fair and Unbalanced In 2006, the Mets were one pitch away — albeit, a nasty, possibly unhittable Adam Wainwright curveball (that Carlos Beltran watched for strike three with the bases loaded, but I digress) – from making the World Series.  That team was led by two of the game’s […]

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Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

For the next few days, I will be bringing back my “Know Your Stats” series that I began a few years back to highlight some important sabermetric stats and concepts. We begin this afternoon with OPS and OPS+. OPS, or On Base Plus Slugging was one of the first sabermetric stats to go mainstream. It […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Brewers 2

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Brewers 2

The New York Mets (33-26) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (28-32) by a score of 5-2 on Thursday night at Miller Park. Offense: Curtis Granderson got the ball rolling (or rather flying)  early with a leadoff home run to right field, his 5th leadoff homer of the season and his 11th overall this season. With one […]

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Jose Reyes Suspended 60 Days For Domestic Violence

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Suspended 60 Days For Domestic Violence

UPDATE: MAY 14 After initial reports that Colorado Rockies and ex-Met shortstop Jose Reyes would be handed down a 60-game suspension, Major League Baseball announced on Friday that Reyes would be suspended until May 31st, which would amount to the first 51 games of the season. Reyes, 32, agreed to the punishment and will serve […]

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2016 Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports 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 under-appreciated player on the Mets roster this past season. Although he missed significant time due to another freak injury, he was fantastic […]

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A Christmas Carol: The Sandy I Met

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 2 Comments
A Christmas Carol: The Sandy I Met

Pen went to paper way back in 1843. Even so, the classic holiday novella, “The Christmas Carol” resonates with readers today as one of Charles Dickens’ most important literary contributions. No other character in the beloved novella captures the fascination of readers and viewers like Ebenezer Scrooge. Many times, my mind shifts to Ebenezer Scrooge […]

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Mets Will Not Pursue Costly Jose Reyes, Who’s In Steep Decline

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Will Not Pursue Costly Jose Reyes, Who’s In Steep Decline

Team sources have told Mets beat reporters that there will be no reunion with shortstop Jose Reyes and they have no plans to pursue him. Joel Sherman of the New York Post adds: “There used to be no more elating play in the sport than Reyes rounding second and gaining speed toward third. He is not […]

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