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Alderson Envisions Conforto As Everyday Player in 2017

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Envisions Conforto As Everyday Player in 2017

New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson was a guest on WOR 710 last night, and he weighed in on a variety of topics with radio host Pete McCarthy. One of those topics was the Mets young outfielder Michael Conforto who struggled during his sophomore season. During the interview, Alderson said that he sees Conforto as […]

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Cespedes Could Decide Between Four Teams By Early December

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Could Decide Between Four Teams By Early December

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are one of four teams that have a chance to sign Yoenis Cespedes as a free agent. According to the report, Cespedes hopes to finalize a deal in early December. Sandy Alderson said last night on his interview with WOR, that Cespedes had reached out […]

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Mets Players Want Yoenis Cespedes Back

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Players Want Yoenis Cespedes Back

Talking to Kevin Kernan of the NY Post, Jose Reyes spoke very highly of Yoenis Cespedes. He also mentioned that he, as well as the rest of the Mets clubhouse, want Cespedes back. “I talked to him like one week ago, he is still waiting,” Reyes said. “We want him back. I don’t know what’s […]

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What Role Will Jose Reyes Play In 2017?

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
What Role Will Jose Reyes Play In 2017?

Going into 2017, the Mets infield is relatively set. Lucas Duda will be at first base, Neil Walker will be at second, David Wright at third, and Asdrubal Cabrera at shortstop. The Mets are gearing up to have a strong infield bench as well, having weapons such as Wilmer Flores and T.J. Rivera who can […]

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Orioles Considering Frank Viola For Pitching Coach

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Considering Frank Viola For Pitching Coach

According to Jim Duquette on Twitter, the Orioles are considering former Met player and coach Frank Viola to be their new pitching coach. Viola was hired by the Mets in 2011 to be the Brooklyn Cyclones pitching coach. Then, in 2012 and 2013, he was the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats pitching coach. After winning Coach […]

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President Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Vin Scully

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
President Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Vin Scully

Vin Scully, among 20 others, have been named by President Barack Obama as this year’s recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The President described the honor as, “Not just our nation’s highest civilian honor – it’s a tribute to the idea that all of us, no matter where we come from, have the opportunity […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Mark Melancon, RP

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Mark Melancon, RP

Mark Melancon Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: March 28, 1985 (Age 37) As many teams look to build a shutdown bullpen, there are not too many better choices on the open market this offseason than Melancon. The New York Mets are said to be looking for bullpen help this offseason, especially […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Benny Slams the Cubs

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Benny Slams the Cubs

Did you ever notice that certain players that have toiled in the minors for a while tend to exhibit surges in production when they finally get a crack at the big time? It’s as if they had those hits stockpiled for the Show and can’t wait to get them out of their systems once fortune […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Jose Bautista, OF

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Jose Bautista, OF

Jose Bautista Position: OF Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: October 19, 1980 (Age 36) Without any doubt, Bautista is one of the premier free agents on the market this offseason. A power right-handed hitting outfielder that the Mets will take a hard look at if Yoenis Cespedes signs elsewhere. Although he is surely on […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Officially Rejects Qualifying Offer

An article by posted on November 14, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Officially Rejects Qualifying Offer

In a not-so-surprising turn of events, Yoenis Cespedes has rejected the Mets’ qualifying offer, according to multiple sources. He has officially become a free agent. Cespedes, 31, is the best free agent outfielder on the market and should fetch a huge contract. He has publicly said he wants five years, and the Mets have been […]

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