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Have Injuries Shelved Long-Term Talks With Mets Pitchers

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Have Injuries Shelved Long-Term Talks With Mets Pitchers

For the past two years, signing the Mets’ young pitchers to long-term contracts seemed a paramount issue. Whom should they sign first, and for how much? Could they afford to sign two? In their wildest dreams, could they keep them all? Last winter, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said signing one or two of his young […]

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Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

Yoenis Cespedes is going to be opting out of his contract any day now and will become one of the hottest commodities of this offseason. Early reports indicate that he once again in looking for a contract north of $100 million and he wants a five year deal. Cespedes, 31, will be entering a very […]

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Would Fowler Fit With Mets if Cespedes Leaves?

An article by posted on October 29, 2016 0 Comments
Would Fowler Fit With Mets if Cespedes Leaves?

In a recent article by Joel Sherman of the New York Post he suggest that Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler could be a fit for the Mets should Yoenis Cespedes sign elsewhere. Last offseason, Fowler was met with an underwhelming free agent market after receiving a qualifying offer from the Cubs. He ended up signing what […]

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P.J. Conlon Wins MiLBY Best Starting Pitcher Award

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
P.J. Conlon Wins MiLBY Best Starting Pitcher Award

Mets prospect P.J. Conlon won the Best Starting Pitcher MiLBY Award as selected by the fans. Conlon won the award with a whopping 63% of the fan vote. The voting total impressed everyone, including Conlon: Sending a HUGE thank you to everyone who voted! I'm honored to be the Fans' Choice for Best Starting Pitcher. That percentage is crazy! […]

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Wilin Rosario Interested in Return to the Majors

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Wilin Rosario Interested in Return to the Majors

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, former Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario is looking to return to the Major Leagues after a successful season for the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean League. In 127 games, Rosario hit .321/.367/.593 with 31 doubles, 33 homers, and 120 RBI.  This is a marked improvement from the .273/.306/.473 hitter […]

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Wright Receives AFL Award, Ready for Normal Offseason

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Receives AFL Award, Ready for Normal Offseason

Mets third baseman David Wright was honored last night by the Arizona Fall League as one of the top 25 all-time players. Wright played for the Peoria Saguaros in 2003 alongside fellow Mets prospects Mike Jacobs, Justin Huber, Matt Watson, Matt Peterson, Tyler Yates and Royce Ring. The AFL is celebrating it’s silver season by naming the […]

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Stuart Hitting Well in AFL, Cecchini Leaves Game Early

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Stuart Hitting Well in AFL, Cecchini Leaves Game Early

The Scottsdale Scorpions finally got in the win column last night with a 9-7 victory over the Salt River Rafters in a game that was shown on MLB.com for free. The win snaps a five game losing streak and improves their record to 4-11 in Arizona Fall League play. MLB was hyping the game all […]

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If Not Cespedes Then Who?

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
If Not Cespedes Then Who?

With reports that the Mets do not expect they will be able to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes, the question is how do you replace the irreplaceable? Here are some options: FREE AGENTS Carlos Gomez As explained in an earlier MMO article, a rejuvenated Gomez could help the Mets by continuing to play a good center field […]

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What Role Should Juan Lagares Play in 2017?

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
What Role Should Juan Lagares Play in 2017?

Coming off his worst major league season in 2015, Juan Lagares did little to settle the questions regarding his future role with the Mets in 2016. The biggest positive to take away from the 2016 season for Lagares was his return to being an elite defensive center fielder. He had an impressive 8 defensive runs […]

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Should Mets Take a Chance On Greg Holland?

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Take a Chance On Greg Holland?

Despite the impression you may have gotten from the NL Wild Card game, the Mets have a great bullpen. The team’s bullpen ERA of 3.53 was the third-best in the NL, save for that dreadful game 163. And given the reality of post-Madoff life for the Mets, it’s safe to say the team won’t be […]

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