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Underrated: Lucas Duda is a Top Ten First Baseman

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Underrated: Lucas Duda is a Top Ten First Baseman

The MLB Network is almost done with their annual “Top Ten Right Now” series, having gone through every position aside from Right Field and Catcher. So far, the New York Mets have not been well represented—the “Shredder” has not been kind to the Metropolitans. We have had two players make the cut so far—Neil Walker […]

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A-Rod Heaps Praise On Mets Young Guns

An article by posted on January 27, 2016 0 Comments
A-Rod Heaps Praise On Mets Young Guns

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post sat down with New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, who had heaps of praise for the young guns in the starting rotation that plays across town in Flushing. A-Rod didn’t mince any words when asked to weigh in on Mets starting pitchers: Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, […]

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Culmination Of An Unlikely Five-Year Plan

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Culmination Of An Unlikely Five-Year Plan

When Sandy Alderson was installed as the new general manager of the Mets in October of 2010, he inherited a team whose public persona had been battered and stigmatized by the effects of the Madoff scandal as well as a plunge in the standings. The campaign just concluded had resulted in the second of what […]

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Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

If the Nationals are really honest with themselves, they will admit that Yoenis Cespedes is for them exactly as Sandy Alderson described him for the Mets – a round peg in a square hole. To be sure, a round peg can actually fit into a square hole.  But it requires coming to terms – sooner […]

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Featured Post: Mets Should Make Cespedes An Aggressive One-Year Offer

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Should Make Cespedes An Aggressive One-Year Offer

An MMO Fan Shot by Robert Walsh Just wanted to get your thoughts as to what you think about the prospects and value of a strong 1-year pillow contract offer to Yoenis Cespedes. A strong $24-$26 million, one-year deal may be enough for him at the going rate. It doesn’t sound as if he is […]

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Wuilmer Becerra Continues To Sizzle in Venezuelan Playoffs

An article by posted on January 3, 2016 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra Continues To Sizzle in Venezuelan Playoffs

Mets outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra hit .405 during the Venezuelan Winter League regular season and started off the postseason going 2 for 4 last night with a run scored. He had worked himself up to third in the lineup during the last week of the regular season but was moved down the nine spot in […]

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Why Latest Mets Moves Don’t Sit Well With Me

An article by posted on December 27, 2015 0 Comments
Why Latest Mets Moves Don’t Sit Well With Me

Like many others in Panic City, I was none too thrilled with the Mets acquisition of Alejandro De Aza last week. As I’ve looked at the roster and looked at the player, I’ve tried to wrap my brain around exactly what I was feeling and why this move bothered me the way it has. On […]

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Mets Have No Plans to Move Curtis Granderson from Leadoff Spot

An article by posted on December 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have No Plans to Move Curtis Granderson from Leadoff Spot

The New York Mets have no plans to move Curtis Granderson out of the leadoff spot where he performed so well during the 2015 season. While the search is on to find a center fielder to platoon with Juan Lagares, that has less to do with making a change at the top of the order […]

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Ojeda Criticizes Mets Game Plan Against Royals

An article by posted on October 30, 2015 0 Comments
Ojeda Criticizes Mets Game Plan Against Royals

After watching both Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom struggle against the Royals, former Met and SNY analyst Bob Ojeda is fed up. He says the Mets have been pitching to scouting reports instead of trusting their own talent and ability. “I’m watching two outstanding Mets’ pitchers pitch to a scouting report rather than be who […]

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Collins Discusses Mets Struggles, Syndergaard, Lagares, Uribe, Citi Field Impact

An article by posted on October 29, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Discusses Mets Struggles, Syndergaard, Lagares, Uribe, Citi Field Impact

Are Kansas City pitchers really this dominating or is your offense really struggling? Well, again, in postseason you face good pitching. That’s how the other team gets here. With that good pitching comes some rough at-bats at times. And they have pitched us very, very well. So I see both. The other day I thought in […]

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