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Mets In Enviable Position To Break Starting Pitching Mold

An article by posted on November 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets In Enviable Position To Break Starting Pitching Mold

The issue of innings caps for Met starting pitchers in 2015 would be mitigated if the Mets thought forward and initiated a six-man starting pitching rotation.  For many, the idea of a six man starting pitching rotation is too revolutionary and defies what is believed to be standard protocol in most baseball circles. Yet, the […]

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It All Still Hinges On Wright and Granderson

An article by posted on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
It All Still Hinges On Wright and Granderson

Manager Terry Collins says “2015 is gonna be the year,” and that the Mets are “gonna be in the mix to play in October.” “We’ve been preaching patience for four years, and it’s time to step up,” said Collins on Thursday while volunteering at a food bank in Queens. “We’ve got Matt coming back, Michael […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Pursuing Cubs SS Addison Russell

An article by posted on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Pursuing Cubs SS Addison Russell

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) There has been much discussion and debate about whether the Cubs and Mets will match up for a deal this winter.  Many say it would be a natural fit as each team’s strength is the other team’s weakness, which seems to make for a good match. Early […]

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An Incremental Upgrade At Shortstop Is Not Worth Trading Syndergaard or Wheeler

An article by posted on November 16, 2014 0 Comments
An Incremental Upgrade At Shortstop Is Not Worth Trading Syndergaard or Wheeler

One shortstop that seems to be high on many a Met fans’ wish list is Chicago’s Alexei Ramirez, and it’s been widely reported that the Mets have already been in contact with the White Sox for their All Star infielder. Ramirez batted .273 last season with a .305 on-base, 15 home runs and 74 RBI. […]

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Mets Notes: Wright’s Shoulder Feels Good, Collins Predicts Playoffs

An article by posted on November 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Wright’s Shoulder Feels Good, Collins Predicts Playoffs

David Wright told MLB Network Radio that his shoulder feels good and said that last week’s MRI results showed significant improvement compared to previous MRIs. “I’m starting to see some good results,” Wright said regarding his rehab progress. He estimated that he’s about a month away from conducting baseball activities. “I think everything we know […]

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Sandy, Terry, 90 Wins, Playoffs, And The Bottom Line

An article by posted on November 14, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy, Terry, 90 Wins, Playoffs, And The Bottom Line

Terry Collins had a few things to say today about the state of the Mets. The Mets manager weighed in on Michael Cuddyer, and all the things he brings to a clubhouse, “We’re really glad he’s in our clubhouse now. We got a great clubhouse, to add another big piece of a guy who has […]

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Alderson Reluctant To Trade Mejia Or Mess With The Bullpen

An article by posted on November 14, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Reluctant To Trade Mejia Or Mess With The Bullpen

For the same reasons I pointed out a couple of days ago below, general manager Sandy Alderson told Mike Puma of the New York Post the Mets would be reluctant to trade a reliever this offseason. “The bullpen hasn’t been a strength over the last three or four years until last season and even last […]

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Nimmo Will Open Next Season With Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on November 13, 2014 0 Comments
Nimmo Will Open Next Season With Triple-A Las Vegas

Sandy Alderson predicted Nimmo would open 2015 manning center field at Triple-A Las Vegas, according to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. He is also going to get continued playing time left field. Alderson wasn’t concerned by Nimmo’s pedestrian numbers in the AFL which he says were the result of exhaustion after […]

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No Extension Talks With Murphy, Trade Contingent On Shortstop Situation

An article by posted on November 13, 2014 0 Comments
No Extension Talks With Murphy, Trade Contingent On Shortstop Situation

In a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Sandy Alderson acknowledged Thursday that the Mets are not particularly interested in working on a contract extension this offseason with second baseman Daniel Murphy who becomes a free agent after the 2015 season. “Anytime soon? Probably not,” Alderson said about contract-extension dialogue. Alderson also added […]

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Alderson Indicates Some Salaries Will Be Shed

An article by posted on November 13, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Indicates Some Salaries Will Be Shed

On Tuesday afternoon I fielded a reader’s question on whether the Mets were now doing better financially because of the recent Cuddyer signing. Of course they’re not. But right on cue, GM Sandy Alderson had the following to say regarding where the Mets payroll currently is and where it’s headed. He completely validated my earlier […]

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