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Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

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Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

According to Roch Kubato of MASN, the Orioles and Mark Trumbo have not made any progress in their contract discussions.  While it was noted the Orioles remain interested in re-signing Trumbo, it is believed the two sides are not going to be able to reach a deal. In a separate report from Ken Rosenthal of […]

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MMO Exclusive: Nelson Figueroa Weighs In On Bruce Situation, Starting Rotation, 2017 Mets

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MMO Exclusive: Nelson Figueroa Weighs In On Bruce Situation, Starting Rotation, 2017 Mets

Former Mets pitcher and current SNY studio analyst Nelson Figueroa, was kind enough to answer a few questions for me on Monday. Brooklyn born and raised like myself, Figgy has an intimate and very passionate view of the game. Mets fans have come to love his crisp analysis after each Mets game and his strong […]

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 7 Gavin Cecchini, INF

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 7 Gavin Cecchini, INF

#7 Gavin Cecchini Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 200 Level: AAA & MLB B/T: R/R  Age: 12/22/93 (23) Age Dif: -4.2 (AAA) & -6.6 (MLB) Acquired: Selected in the first round (12th) of the 2012 Amateur Draft Last year: #4 2016 MiLB Statistics:  117 G, 499 PA, 446 AB, 71 R, 145 H, 27 2B, 2 3B, 8 HR, 55 RBI, 4 SB, .325/.390/.448 2016 MLB Statistics: 4 G, 7 PA, […]

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Braves Interested in Kelly Johnson

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Braves Interested in Kelly Johnson

According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Braves are interested in signing former Met and former Brave Kelly Johnson. If the Braves do indeed re-sign Johnson, it would mark the third straight offseason the Braves signed Johnson.  As many Mets fans will joke, this could lead to the third straight season the Mets […]

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11 Best Mets Who Didn’t Play in the Postseason

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11 Best Mets Who Didn’t Play in the Postseason

Think of any of the Mets’ all-time great players. Chances are you probably thought of someone like Tom Seaver, Darryl Strawberry, David Wright or maybe one of the team’s current young aces. All of these players– and pretty much anyone typically considered to be in the Mets’ pantheon of greats– played in the postseason. But […]

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Pirates Continue Shopping Lefty Reliever Tony Watson

An article by posted on January 9, 2017 0 Comments
Pirates Continue Shopping Lefty Reliever Tony Watson

Per Fansided, according to an industry source, the Pirates “want to deal one of their lefties bad.” One of their lefties is Tony Watson, a very effective reliever. The source does mention the Mets as one of the possibilities, along with the Yankees, Rangers, Angels, Blue Jays, and Nationals. Watson, 31, is one of the most […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is David Wright’s Contract The Worst In Mets History?

An article by posted on January 9, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is David Wright’s Contract The Worst In Mets History?

Jose asks….  Is it safe to say that David Wright‘s contract will go down as the worst in franchise history? The Mets paid him $60 million over the last three years and still owe him $67 million over the next four years. Logan replies…. Hello, Jose. I don’t think his contract will go down as […]

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 6 Justin Dunn, RHP

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 6 Justin Dunn, RHP

#6 Justin Dunn Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 185 Level: Short-Season A Brooklyn Cyclones B/T: R/R Age: 09/22/1995 (21) Age Dif: -1.4 Acquired: Drafted by the Mets in the 1st Round of the 2016 MLB Draft (19th overall) Last Year: N/A 2016 Statistics: 11 G/8 GS, 30 IP, 1-1 W-L, 1.50 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, .227 BAA, 35/10 K/BB, 1 HR The Mets used their 2016 first-round pick on Justin Dunn, […]

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Darling Predicts Big Year for Mets Pitching

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Darling Predicts Big Year for Mets Pitching

New York Mets legend and current broadcaster for SNY, Ron Darling, predicts a historic year in 2017 for this pitching staff. Darling spoke of the team’s upcoming season with John Harper of the NY Daily News. “I really think they’re going to give you a show like you haven’t seen in quite some time. I […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Long Before the Miracle

An article by posted on January 8, 2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Long Before the Miracle

Happy New Year! The Talkin’ Mets podcast has returned from holiday hiatus. The hot stove is very cold right now so I decided to take a different approach to this week’s podcast. This week I chatted with Bill Sullivan, author of the book “Long Before the Miracle,” which examines the early sixties Mets. Hear Bill […]

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