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Mets Take Hard Stand In Arbitration Process

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Take Hard Stand In Arbitration Process

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, Sandy Alderson is setting a hard deadline of Friday at 1 P.M. as the deadline to agree to terms with players who have filed for salary arbitration. So far this offseason, the Mets have come to terms with Rene Rivera, Zack Wheeler, and Jenrry Mejia.  This means the Mets […]

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Ten Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson Today

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Ten Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson Today

At Citi Field today, New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson met with team beat writers to discuss the state of the team. Here is what Sandy had to say courtesy of Adam Rubin of ESPN: 1. Sandy feels fairly comfortable with the right-handed options for the bullpen as he mentioned Rafael Montero, Seth Lugo, […]

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Alderson: Trading Bruce Isn’t Prerequisite For Signing Reliever

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Alderson: Trading Bruce Isn’t Prerequisite For Signing Reliever

Sandy Alderson said that the New York Mets current payroll is tolerable according to Adam Rubin of ESPN. During the same conversation the Mets GM said that Jay Bruce and his $13 million salary still being on the roster doesn’t necessarily stop the Mets from adding a free agent reliever. The free agent reliever market […]

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MMO Top 30 Prospects: #9 Andres Gimenez, SS

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Top 30 Prospects: #9 Andres Gimenez, SS

Ht: 6’0”  Wt: 165  Level: DSL Mets  - Dominican Summer League B/T: L/R Age: 9/04/1998 (17) Age Dif: -1.7 Acquired: Signed as an IFA in 2015 for $1.2 MM bonus Last Year: #28 2016 Statistics:  62 G, 214 AB, 52 R, 75 H, 20 2B, 4 3B, 3 HR, 38 RBI, 46 BB, 22 K, 13 SB, .350/.469/.523 In 2015, the Mets continued […]

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Mets Named Third Best Rotation In Baseball

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Mets Named Third Best Rotation In Baseball

In conjunction with input from anonymous talent evaluators, Buster Olney in his ESPN Insider piece ranked the top three rotations in all of baseball. The New York Mets rotation ranked third. The overriding reason why the Mets finished behind the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox was the questionable health history for a majority […]

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Zack Wheeler, Mets Avoid Arbitration With One-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler, Mets Avoid Arbitration With One-Year Deal

The Mets and pitcher Zack Wheeler have settled on a one-year deal avoiding arbitration that will pay the righty $800,000, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Wheeler has not pitched for the Mets since 2014, but is a significant part of the club’s plans going into 2017. In two seasons with the Mets, Wheeler has […]

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Carlos Beltran Offers Hitting Instruction To Jose Reyes

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Offers Hitting Instruction To Jose Reyes

Jose Reyes hit it off with Carlos Beltran in a batting cage, posting a video in Instagram with the caption, “You’re never too old to take advice.” As Carlos Beltran is one of the best switch-hitters of all time, Reyes, a very good switch-hitter in his own right, is wise to accept his advice. If […]

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Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

According to Roch Kubato of MASN, the Orioles and Mark Trumbo have not made any progress in their contract discussions.  While it was noted the Orioles remain interested in re-signing Trumbo, it is believed the two sides are not going to be able to reach a deal. In a separate report from Ken Rosenthal of […]

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MMO Exclusive: Nelson Figueroa Weighs In On Bruce Situation, Starting Rotation, 2017 Mets

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Nelson Figueroa Weighs In On Bruce Situation, Starting Rotation, 2017 Mets

Former Mets pitcher and current SNY studio analyst Nelson Figueroa, was kind enough to answer a few questions for me on Monday. Brooklyn born and raised like myself, Figgy has an intimate and very passionate view of the game. Mets fans have come to love his crisp analysis after each Mets game and his strong […]

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 7 Gavin Cecchini, INF

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 7 Gavin Cecchini, INF

#7 Gavin Cecchini Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 200 Level: AAA & MLB B/T: R/R  Age: 12/22/93 (23) Age Dif: -4.2 (AAA) & -6.6 (MLB) Acquired: Selected in the first round (12th) of the 2012 Amateur Draft Last year: #4 2016 MiLB Statistics:  117 G, 499 PA, 446 AB, 71 R, 145 H, 27 2B, 2 3B, 8 HR, 55 RBI, 4 SB, .325/.390/.448 2016 MLB Statistics: 4 G, 7 PA, […]

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