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Collins Hopes He’ll Have Cespedes Back in 2017

An article by posted on November 5, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Hopes He’ll Have Cespedes Back in 2017

It is hard to imagine the New York Mets offense without Yoenis Cespedes. Yet again the team enters an offseason where it seems unlikely that their slugger will return, according to what team sources told ESPN New York. Cespedes was brilliant during his time in Queens, putting together a batting line of .282/.348/.554 with 48 […]

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Mets Outright Justin Ruggiano, Elects Free Agency

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Outright Justin Ruggiano, Elects Free Agency

The New York Mets have outrighted outfielder Justin Ruggiano off their 40-man roster. He cleared waivers and elected free agency. He played eight games with the Mets in 2016 before going down with a bad left shoulder. In those eight games, Ruggiano hit .350/.409/.650 with two home runs and six RBIs. Mets fans will remember […]

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Collins Not Planning to Change Postseason Bullpen Management

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Not Planning to Change Postseason Bullpen Management

One theme we saw from the entire 2016 postseason, especially in the World Series, was a shift in how bullpens were used. Terry Francona constantly went to the whip with Andrew Miller, Bryan Shaw, and Cody Allen. In the World Series, Joe Maddon returned the favor with Aroldis Chapman. This was not just a departure […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Right-Handed Platoon Options Mets Should Consider

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Right-Handed Platoon Options Mets Should Consider

An MMO Fan Shot by Travis (T Boogy) Believe it or not, money may be an issue this off-season for the Mets. Yes, sarcasm. Seriously, though, if Yoenis Cespedes re-signs then there will not be much money to go around for other free agents given that several young Mets are due for substantial raises in […]

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Matt Harvey Receives 2016 Lou Gehrig Award

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Receives 2016 Lou Gehrig Award

At the ALS Association Greater New York 22nd Loug Gehrig Sports Award Benefit, Mets ace Matt Harvey was presented with the Lou Gehrig Sports Award. The Award is given to the athlete shown to embody the character, courage, and determination the late Gehrig once did. In his speech, Harvey spoke about not just want it […]

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Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Kelly Johnson is amenable to re-signing with the Mets this offseason. Johnson first became a Met in a 2015 July trade that brought him and Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league pitchers John Gant and Robert Whalen. Last offseason, the Mets made the decision to go forward with Eric Campbell on the bench. Johnson signed […]

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Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

With the World Series ending early this morning, odds makers wasted no time in putting out the odds to win the 2017 World Series.  The Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas lists the Cubs odds of winning at 3-1. Bovada has the Cubs has the Cubs as +350 to win the 2017 World Series. The odds makers […]

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The Boogeymen of the 2016 Mets

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Boogeymen of the 2016 Mets

With Halloween directly in the rear view mirror, it is  time to look at the real monsters out there; the ghouls/opposing players that haunted the Mets through the 2016 season. While there were many ups and downs this year, I believe we all can agree that we saw enough of these nightmarish beings: Madison Bumgarner […]

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How Should the Mets Handle the Closer Role?

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
How Should the Mets Handle the Closer Role?

With Jeurys Familia having been arrested under suspicion of domestic violence, there are a number of questions that need to be asked and answered. While it may seem tactless, at some point, we need to ask the question of how does this arrest will impact the Mets organization. Over the past two seasons, Familia has […]

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Let the Hot Stove Season Begin!

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Let the Hot Stove Season Begin!

Last night the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians to win their first World Series since 1908 and start what’s sure to be intense offseason. It was an incredible Game 7 that was hard-fought with plenty of drama and electricity that won’t be soon forgotten. The New York Mets enter the offseason with multiple questions […]

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