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Jacob deGrom Excited About Mets Infield Moves

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Excited About Mets Infield Moves

The New York Mets made a couple of big moves to shore up their infield last week, acquiring Neil Walker for Jon Niese in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates and right after that they signed free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. While at a Guys’ Night Out event at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan, Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Is Still Not The Answer

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Is Still Not The Answer

With Michael Cuddyer‘s sudden and shocking retirement this weekend, the Mets 2016 payroll is right around where it was at the beginning of the offseason. With two holes filled essentially for free, many Mets fans are now calling for Sandy Alderson to sign Yoenis Cespedes to play center field. As exciting as it would be […]

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Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

They say that timing is everything. Perhaps after last night’s surprising announcement that Michael Cuddyer is retiring, thus giving the Mets a tidy financial windfall, maybe we should rethink that Juan Lagares platoon the front office was planning for the 2016 season. Maybe it’s time for the Mets put on their big boy pants and […]

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Michael Cuddyer Officially Announces His Retirement

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Officially Announces His Retirement

Michael Cuddyer officially announced his retirement in a post to the Players Tribune this morning, writing: “I’ve made the decision to retire. With one year left on my contract, it is especially difficult to imagine not suiting up in a Mets uniform for one more year. As an athlete, retiring is the toughest decision you have […]

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Mets Make It Official, Announce Two-Year Deal With Asdrubal Cabrera

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official, Announce Two-Year Deal With Asdrubal Cabrera

The Mets have officially announced the completion of their deal with shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera who passed his physical today. The deal is worth $18.5 million over two years and includes a third-year team option for 2018. Cabrera, 30, can play both shortstop and second base but will likely predominantly play shortstop for the Mets next […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Mets Need To Strike While The Stove Is Hot

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Mets Need To Strike While The Stove Is Hot

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love I can still see Daniel Murphy reaching for his lip balm after another brutal error. I still think about Lucas Duda‘s wild throw and Familia’s quick pitch and the far-too-many weak at bats and missed opportunities that gave the Series to the Royals. But the excruciating trauma of […]

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Six Reasons Why Niese For Walker Trade Made Sense

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Six Reasons Why Niese For Walker Trade Made Sense

As you know, the Mets have traded left-handed starting pitcher Jon Niese to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for switch-hitting second baseman Neil Walker. From the reaction on social media it appears there’s a good chunk of fans who don’t like the deal. I’d like to point out six reasons why this was a fantastic […]

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Should Mets Pursue Aroldis Chapman?

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Should Mets Pursue Aroldis Chapman?

The domestic-violence allegations surrounding Reds closer Aroldis Chapman caused their trade with the Dodgers to fall through. However, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, the Reds are still trying to trade him. “The team remains in contact with clubs about Chapman, believing a deal is possible even as the four-time […]

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Boras: Mets Have Not Discussed Extension Deal For Harvey

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Boras: Mets Have Not Discussed Extension Deal For Harvey

On Wednesday, Scott Boras told reporters the Mets have not approached him about an extension for right-hander Matt Harvey who is currently arbitration-eligible and is expected to earn roughly $.5 million dollars. “With a player that caliber it does happen, but probably not until January,” Boras said. Boras has been a thorn in the Mets’ side […]

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Walker for Niese Is A Major Win-Win For Mets

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Walker for Niese Is A Major Win-Win For Mets

The Mets stay hot in the “sometimes the best deals are the one’s you don’t make” category. In failing to reach a deal with Ben Zobrist — who opted for the bespectacled weirdness of Joe Maddon over the inscrutable gremlinese of Terry Collins — a chain of events was set in motion that resulted in […]

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