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Staying On Top Is More Difficult Than Getting There

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Staying On Top Is More Difficult Than Getting There

When Jesse Orosco fanned Marty Barrett my dad and I instantaneously flew off the couch. This wasn’t the man who taught me how to ride a bike, how to drive a car and (tried to) teach me math. There wasn’t 23 years between us. Instead, at this frozen moment in time we were both two […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Noah Syndergaard In The Bullpen

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Noah Syndergaard In The Bullpen

It was game five of the 2015 NLDS and the improbable Mets had gone toe to toe with the favored Dodgers in the shadows of LA. And the all-star Jacob deGrom had once again gone round for round with the game’s best, Clayton Kershaw. And deGrom was winning on the cards while the Mets garnered […]

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Paul DePodesta Leaving Mets To Run Cleveland Browns

An article by posted on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Leaving Mets To Run Cleveland Browns

According to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman, Paul DePodesta will be leaving the Mets front office to join the Cleveland Browns as chief strategy officer. In his new role, DePodesta will be essentially running the football side of the franchise, reporting directly to owner Jimmy Haslam. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, DePodesta will be […]

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Hits & Misses: Carl Crawford Money, Braves Rebuild, Captain Clutch

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Carl Crawford Money, Braves Rebuild, Captain Clutch

Remember when Mets owner Fred Wilpon coined the famous phrase “Carl Crawford money” when describing what it would cost to keep then Mets shortstop Jose Reyes from bolting for free agency? I was reminded of that on Sunday when Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe wrote: “In the first five years of his seven-year contract […]

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Featured Post: Would You Move Zack Wheeler To Yankees In Andrew Miller Deal?

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Would You Move Zack Wheeler To Yankees In Andrew Miller Deal?

John Harper of the Daily News suggests that the Mets and Yankees could really help each other out and proposes a trade that would fill some significant needs for both GM Brian Cashman and his Flushing counterpart Sandy Alderson. With the Yankees acquiring reliever Aroldis Chapman and still in need of a starter for the […]

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Did Mets Bail Too Soon On Outfield Market

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Did Mets Bail Too Soon On Outfield Market

As we go deeper into the offseason, there still remains several star outfielders. Whether a team wants a leadoff man, power hitter, or 5-tool player – they are available. But on December 22nd, the Mets seemingly dropped out of the saturated market when they agreed to terms with new fan favorite, Alejandro De Aza. The […]

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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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HOF Tracker: Support For Mike Piazza Slips To 87.2 Percent

An article by posted on January 3, 2016 0 Comments
HOF Tracker: Support For Mike Piazza Slips To 87.2 Percent

I’m not feeling as confident about Mike Piazza getting into Cooperstown this year as I was five days ago. I still believe he’ll squeak in but this latest round of public balloting hasn’t been too kind to Mikey J. 40 more ballots have become public and when you have BBWAA voters like Jon Morosi and […]

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Bridging the Minority Manager Gap

An article by posted on January 2, 2016 0 Comments
Bridging the Minority Manager Gap

Major League Baseball currently has four minority GMs – Dave Stewart of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Farhan Zaidi of the Dodgers, Al Avila of the Detroit Tigers and Michael Hill of the Miami Marlins. Ken Williams of the Chicago White Sox is the only minority vice president of baseball operations and Fredi Gonzalez of the Atlanta Braves and Dusty Baker are the lone […]

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Despite Offseason Austerity, Mets Still Look Good Heading Into 2016

An article by posted on January 1, 2016 0 Comments
Despite Offseason Austerity, Mets Still Look Good Heading Into 2016

Mets fans hoping for a shiny new present this holiday season were left sorely disappointed. Instead we were gift wrapped Alejandra De Aza, the equivalent of getting a pair of wool socks as a present – you’ll use them occasionally and might even be glad you have them at some point, but you’re extremely underwhelmed […]

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