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Cubs Non-Tender LHP Jack Leathersich

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Non-Tender LHP Jack Leathersich

The Chicago Cubs non-tendered LHP Jack Leathersich on Wednesday, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. Leathersich was not even arbitration-eligible, but the Cubs decided to non-tender him anyway, ending his time in the organization after just two weeks. It could be the Cubs had some concerns about his elbow surgery once they claimed him and […]

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Mets Tender Contracts To All Their Arbitration-Eligible Players

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Tender Contracts To All Their Arbitration-Eligible Players

The New York Mets have tendered contracts to all eight players eligible for arbitration, the team just announced. No man left behind… Ruben Tejada and Addison Reed were the only two players really on the bubble, but both will be back next season. On another note, our prayers and thoughts go out to all the […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Dexter Fowler, CF

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Dexter Fowler, CF

Dexter Fowler Position: Center Field Bats: Both – Throws: Right Born: March 22, 1986 (Age 29) With the impending departure of Yoenis Cespedes and the unsure play of Juan Lagares, the Mets may look to other options to supplant or support their current center field situation. Dexter Fowler has been rumored to be one of those […]

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Mets and Cubs to Close Spring Training with Two Games in Las Vegas

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets and Cubs to Close Spring Training with Two Games in Las Vegas

The New York Mets announced today that the club will play two exhibition games vs. the Chicago Cubs in a rematch of the 2015 National League Championship Series at Cashman Field in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. The Mets will be making their third appearance at Cashman Field, home of […]

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What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

The Billion Dollar Boys Club? Not that it would have happened anyway, but Boston’s blockbuster signing of David Price Tuesday means there won’t be a trade of Matt Harvey to the Red Sox for shortstop Xander Bogaerts and outfielder Mookie Betts or Jackie Bradley. I was onboard for such a deal, and the Price signing […]

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Bob Geren Leaves Mets To Become Dodgers Bench Coach

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Bob Geren Leaves Mets To Become Dodgers Bench Coach

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, bench coach Bob Geren is leaving the Mets to join the Los Angeles Dodgers coaching staff in the same bench coach position. Geren interviewed with the Dodgers last month for their open managerial position before they settled on Dave Roberts. He has worked with current Dodgers GM Farhan […]

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MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese?

Tyler asks… Why is Jon Niese still on this team? They should have traded him two years ago but now it’s even more important to get rid of him and put that $9 million dollars to better use. Thoughts? Dr. Dooby replies… The frequent calls to trade Mets left-hander Jon Niese to pick up some […]

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It’s Time To Embrace Terry Collins

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time To Embrace Terry Collins

Idiotic. Moronic. Clueless. These are just a few adjectives that some fans have used to describe Terry Collins‘ job as a manager. These are also the terms that we need to throw out of the lexicon when it comes to talking about the job that he has done here. When the 66-year old Collins was […]

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Free Agent Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera Close To Making A Decision

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Free Agent Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera Close To Making A Decision

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that three teams are in the mix for free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who is expected to make a decision within the next week or so. On Monday, Efrain Zavarce reported that the Mets were one of five teams interested, but it’s not clear whether they are in […]

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Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

It certainly appears as though the Mets do not plan to do anything significant if they fail to land free agent infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist, who is expected to sign with a team by the end of next week’s Winter Meetings. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets don’t appear inclined to offer Zobrist […]

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Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

According to a report by Jesse Rogers of ESPN, in the event the Chicago Cubs sign Ben Zobrist, team sources say they will almost certainly end up trading 2B/SS Starlin Castro. A three-time All Star, Castro had a very pedestrian season in 2015, batting .265 with a .296 on-base and .671 OPS. However, the 25-year old Castro […]

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