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MMO Free Agent Profile: Edwin Encarnacion, 1B

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Edwin Encarnacion, 1B

Edwin Encarnacion Position: First Base Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: January 7, 1983 (Age 33) The Mets have a few needs going into this offseason, but one in particular is a right-handed power bat to put right in the middle of the lineup. Veteran Edwin Encarnacion is certainly a right-handed power bat, but is […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Curtis Granderson, OF

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Curtis Granderson, OF

CURTIS GRANDERSON, OF Player Data: Age: 35, B/T: Left/Right, Free Agency: 2018 2016 Primary Stats: .237/.335/.464, 30 HR, 59 RBI, 74 BB, 130 K, 88 R, 150 G 2016 Review:  Curtis Granderson was coming off one of his finest seasons in years in 2015, recording his highest OPS (.821), OBP (.364), hits (15), and stolen bases (11), […]

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GM Meetings: Sandy Alderson Sets Sights On 2017 Season

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GM Meetings: Sandy Alderson Sets Sights On 2017 Season

The General Managers Meetings officially begins on Monday, November 7 in Scottsdale, Arizona and will last through Thursday, November 10. All 30 MLB general managers will meet and discuss a variety of baseball issues like the new CBA, participate in various workshops and make presentations, and then elect the 2016 MLB Executive of the Year. But […]

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MLB News: Collective Bargaining Agreement Expires December 1

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MLB News: Collective Bargaining Agreement Expires December 1

The Major League Baseball collective bargaining agreement is set to expire on December 1. All has been quiet regarding this issue as the two sides look to hammer out a deal without any stoppages. MLB and the MLBPA have been hard at work to come to terms on a deal as both sides know they […]

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Please Don’t Smear Cespedes On The Way Out

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Please Don’t Smear Cespedes On The Way Out

With Yoenis Cespedes officially opting out of his contract on Friday, the danger of losing him in free agency will begin to be fully realized. The Mets have had over a month to negotiate a deal with Cespedes.  Over this time period, the Mets were the only team that could negotiate with Cespedes, and yet the […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Robert Gsellman, RHP

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Robert Gsellman, RHP

ROBERT GSELLMAN, RHP Player Data: Age: 23, B/T: Right/Right, Free Agency: 2022 2016 Primary Stats: 4-2, 2.42 ERA, 7 GS, 44.2 IP, 42 K, 15 BB, 1.28 WHIP 2016 Review:  Robert Gsellman burst onto the scene in 2016 after injuries kept on mounting for this Mets squad throughout the year. Initially promoted from Triple A Las Vegas when […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Officially Opts Out Of Mets Contract

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Yoenis Cespedes Officially Opts Out Of Mets Contract

During the 2015-16 offseason, the Mets inked their stud outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a 3-year, $75 million contract with an opt-out after the first year. In a weak class where Cespedes is easily the most appealing name on the open market, the outfielder exercised the opt-out and became a free agent today. The Mets will […]

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Collins Hopes He’ll Have Cespedes Back in 2017

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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

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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

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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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