Tag: Major League

Mets Select Outfielder Michael Conforto

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Select Outfielder Michael Conforto

The Mets have selected Oregon State OF Michael Conforto with the 10th overall pick in MLB draft. That wraps up the evening for the Mets as they forfeited the second round pick to sign Curtis Granderson. Conforto, a 6’2″ and 217 pound outfielder, is considered a good power prospect with a great approach. Through 43 […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4 (14 Innings)

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4 (14 Innings)

The Mets (26-29) beat the Phillies (24-29) by a score of 5-4 in 14 innings at Citizens Bank Park. Jacob deGrom took the ball for New York and was once again solid, striking out 11 in 6.1 innings, giving up 3 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks (with all of the damage coming on […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Where Have You Gone, Jeurys Familia?

An article by posted on April 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Where Have You Gone, Jeurys Familia?

Good morning, Mets fans! Nobody has seen or heard from Jeurys Familia in ages. They say that if you listen hard, on certain nights when the moon is full, you can still hear him howling at the night sky. But I’m not buying it. But seriously, where is Familia? After taking the loss on Opening […]

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Forbes: Mets Franchise Value Continues To Decline

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Forbes: Mets Franchise Value Continues To Decline

Forbes has released their list of franchise values of each Major League Baseball team. The Mets ranked ninth with a value of $800 million, just behind the St. Louis Cardinals ($820 million). The Yankees top the chart, coming in at $2.5 billion. This is the 17th year that Forbes has released this list, and the Yankees have […]

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Is The Qualifying Offer System Fundamentally Flawed Or Working Just Right?

An article by posted on February 25, 2014 0 Comments
Is The Qualifying Offer System Fundamentally Flawed Or Working Just Right?

Union head Tony Clark told the Associated Press that he is concerned that free agents who would cost a team a draft choice for signing them are still without jobs. Of the 13 players who would require compensation, three remain unsigned with teams already at spring training — shortstop Stephen Drew, designated hitter Kendrys Morales and right-hander Ervin Santana. “The way […]

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Lessons In Latin America: A Brief Venezuelan History

An article by posted on February 2, 2014 0 Comments
Lessons In Latin America: A Brief Venezuelan History

While Cuban and Mexican baseball have been the forefront of baseball pioneering between spreading the sport and creating the Leagues, their stance is nothing in present-day Major League Baseball compared to both the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. As of April 1st in 2013, Venezuelans represented the second-highest number of foreign-born players in the Major Leagues […]

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Mets Could Still Sign Veteran Reliever To Low Base Salary

An article by posted on January 31, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Could Still Sign Veteran Reliever To Low Base Salary

The Mets are not close to adding any veteran help to the bullpen, writes Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. However, a source told Adam Rubin that the team could acquire a veteran relief pitcher, although it will likely be for a low-base salary, according to a source. In a phone interview with Sandy Alderson on Wednesday, […]

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As Early As Spring Training, Padded Caps Approved By MLB For Pitchers

An article by posted on January 29, 2014 0 Comments
As Early As Spring Training, Padded Caps Approved By MLB For Pitchers

Paul Hagen shared on MLB.com, that Major League Baseball has approved padded caps for pitchers. This will be optional for pitchers but will give them an opportunity to decide if wearing the cap will be enough protection from dangerous line drives to the head. The new caps will be manufactured by isoBLOX. The company explains […]

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Old Time Mets: John Stephenson

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 3 Comments
Old Time Mets: John Stephenson

If John Stephenson is remembered at all by fans of the early Mets, it’s as the last out of Jim Bunning‘s perfect game. He was so overmatched in striking out, the Mets might as well have plucked a fan out of the stands at random and asked him to get a hit off Bunning. At […]

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Juan Lagares Named MLB’s Top Dominican Rookie

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Named MLB’s Top Dominican Rookie

Mets center fielder Juan Lagares was named Major League Baseball’s top Dominican Rookie by a panel of Dominican sports writers. Lagares, 25, is coming off a solid campaign in Winter Ball that saw him bat .342/.379/.412 with 16 RBIs and five stolen bases in 114 regular-season at-bats. During the 2013 regular season, Lagares finished with a .242/.281/.352 batting […]

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