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Keith Law: Plawecki Can Flat Out Catch, Nimmo Is Not A Bust

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
Keith Law: Plawecki Can Flat Out Catch, Nimmo Is Not A Bust

Here are some Mets related questions from Keith Law’s ESPN Chat this week. Is it too soon to call Brandon Nimmo a bust? Klaw – Why in God’s name would you label Nimmo a bust? I think he’s at least an average regular with a chance for more. Bear in mind that Savannah is a […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Replacing What Was Lost, Will $29.25 Million Suffice?

An article by posted on January 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Replacing What Was Lost, Will $29.25 Million Suffice?

An MMO Fan Shot by Ryan Flanagan Recent off-seasons for the Metropolitans have been full of angst, speculation and in the end, money unspent and fans restless. As the Mets were a top three spender of all MLB franchises just a few years ago, the team’s off-the-field financial decisions, most notably the participation in the ill-famed […]

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Three Potential Breakout Pitchers for Mets in 2014

An article by posted on January 6, 2014 0 Comments
Three Potential Breakout Pitchers for Mets in 2014

Zack Wheeler Wheeler is going to be counted on heavily next season to help pick up the slack in the absence of Matt Harvey. Something in me wonders if he’ll be able to handle that kind of pressure.  Wheeler’s laid back personality is on the complete opposite spectrum of Harvey’s bulldog mentality and I’m interested […]

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With Pitchers And Catchers Creeping Up, Who Is The Mets’ Ace?

An article by posted on January 4, 2014 0 Comments
With Pitchers And Catchers Creeping Up, Who Is The Mets’ Ace?

Flashback to November, 2012. The Mets were coming fresh off their first season featuring a 20-game winner since the 1990, and the rumors were heating up that their Cy Young award winning pitcher, R.A. Dickey, would be on the move. The next logical discussion involved who would step up and be the ace of the […]

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Fangraphs: Wheeler’s Shoulder, Walk Rates Concerning

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Fangraphs: Wheeler’s Shoulder, Walk Rates Concerning

Jeff Zimmerman of Fangraphs offered a somewhat pessimistic outlook on Zack Wheeler and his upcoming 2014 season. Zimmerman cites two major factors that he believes could significantly limit Wheeler’s success: his walk rate, and his shoulder tightness that forced him to miss his final start last year. Wheeler’s walk rate in 2013 was 4.1, a […]

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Rival GM Says Mets Are Not Really Sold On Tejada

An article by posted on January 2, 2014 0 Comments
Rival GM Says Mets Are Not Really Sold On Tejada

1/2/2014 – 1:00 PM According to what a rival GM told Peter Gammons, while the Mets have claimed disinterest in Stephen Drew, it’s a ploy intended to aid their negotiations with Scott Boras. “They are not sold on Ruben Tejada,” Gammons writes. Even more interesting that was the rival GM’s comment that the Mets are […]

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Why Dillon Gee Should Be The Mets Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on January 1, 2014 0 Comments
Why Dillon Gee Should Be The Mets Opening Day Starter

Who should be the Mets Opening Day starter? It’s safe to say that even if the Mets were to acquire another arm for the rotation, that he would most certainly be a backend option at best and not even in this conversation. Safe to say that our Opening Day starter will come down to Dillon […]

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A Healthy Harvey Would Give Mets A Top 5 Starting Rotation

An article by posted on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
A Healthy Harvey Would Give Mets A Top 5 Starting Rotation

ESPN’s Buster Olney continued his Top 10 Feature and posted the Top 10 Starting Rotations. Leading the pack was the Detroit Tigers, but the Mets failed to make the cut. 1. Detroit Tigers 2. Los Angeles Dodgers 3. Washington Nationals 4. St. Louis Cardinals 5. Pittsburgh Pirates 6. Oakland Athletics 7. Texas Rangers 8. Atlanta Braves […]

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Reviewing the Beltran-for-Wheeler Trade

An article by posted on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
Reviewing the Beltran-for-Wheeler Trade

Two and a half years have passed since Sandy Alderson traded Carlos Beltran to the Giants for top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. At the time, the move was widely praised. In fact, most considered it a steal, particularly since Beltran went on to sign with the Cardinals that offseason making the deal a clear loser […]

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Ike Davis Update: O’s Would Have To Be Blown Away To Deal Eduardo Rodriguez

An article by posted on December 28, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Update: O’s Would Have To Be Blown Away To Deal Eduardo Rodriguez

Updated 12/28 I wanted to update Pete’s post with news from Orioles beat writer Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun, who writes that the O’s would have to be “blown away” to deal Eduardo Rodriguez. Original Post 12/27 The Ike Davis saga continues.  I don’t know if any of the readers here at MMO […]

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