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Mets, Familia Reach Agreement, Avoiding Arbitration

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets, Familia Reach Agreement, Avoiding Arbitration

The Mets avoided arbitration with closer Jeurys Familia on Wednesday, agreeing upon a one-year, $4.1 million deal, per reports. Familia, 26, emerged as a star in 2015, taking over the closer’s role and notching 43 saves and a league-high 65 games finished. Familia had an ERA of 1.85 and a WHIP of 1.00, striking out […]

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Mets trade Darrell Ceciliani to Blue Jays

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets trade Darrell Ceciliani to Blue Jays

The Mets have traded OF Darrell Ceciliani to the Toronto Blue Jays, the clubs have confirmed. Ceciliani hit .206 in 68 at-bats last season. He started 13 games in the early part of the season, having a couple nice moments but mostly struggling before being sent back to the minors when the Mets upgraded their […]

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Look Who’s Holding Up The Rear

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Look Who’s Holding Up The Rear

I couldn’t help but share this chart from MLB Trade Rumors which essentially summarizes all the activity of this current Hot Stove Season as it pertains to Guaranteed Spending, Number of Players Signed and Average Annual Value. May I direct your attention to that team all the way at the bottom of the list… Namely […]

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Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

In an exclusive interview with rehabbing Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post covered a variety of issues that go beyond the typical reports we’ve been getting on the former top pitching prospect in baseball. It’s not the usual mundane “Wheeler feels great” blah, blah, blah, push the “publish” button, mission accomplished […]

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Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: RHP Chris Flexen

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: RHP Chris Flexen

  Continuing our series of potential breakout prospects is right-handed pitcher Chris Flexen, a projectable righty drafted in 2012, who suffered a delay due to Tommy John Surgery. Our first two candidates in the series were third baseman David Thompson and Jhoan Urena. Profile: Chris Flexen was drafted out of Newark Memorial HS in California, during the 14th […]

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MMO Mailbag: Sorry To Disappoint You

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Sorry To Disappoint You

Morgan writes… I think you were way to quick to say you were “moving on” from the Mets payroll discussion just based on a one-year deal to Yoenis Cespedes, which quite frankly they were forced to do to prevent rioting at Citi Field if he had signed with the Washington Nationals. For someone I admired […]

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How Good Is Mets Pitching Coach Dan Warthen

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
How Good Is Mets Pitching Coach Dan Warthen

Back in the 90′s when the Atlanta Braves had a historically dominant rotation that included Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, and John Smoltz, pitching coach Leo Mazzone was hailed as a genius. When he went to the Baltimore Orioles, not so much. Rick Peterson was also lauded for his work with an A’s rotation comprised of Tim […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Mets Are Building A Dynasty

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Mets Are Building A Dynasty

An MMO Fan Shot by Austin Smith Obviously, after the Yoenis Cespedes signing, it’s clear the Mets are all in for not only this year, but for years to come. Before Yoenis chose to come back to New York, we were still an above average team led by our Super-Rotation, with some question marks floating […]

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The Horsemen: Gooden Says Mets Young Starters Are “Crazy Good”

An article by posted on January 30, 2016 0 Comments
The Horsemen: Gooden Says Mets Young Starters Are “Crazy Good”

Here is the latest Mets graphic by MMO reader and graphic designer David Dolinsky who you can follow on Twitter at @david_dolinsky. This stunning image is entitled “The Horsemen” and features young Mets starters Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz. You may recall David shared some other great Mets graphics like this one […]

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David Wright Says Mets Are Now A Destination Team For Top Players

An article by posted on January 29, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Says Mets Are Now A Destination Team For Top Players

Adam Schein of CBS Sports spoke with Mets third baseman David Wright, who weighed in on the Yoenis Cespedes signing and pointed out that the Mets are now a team that has become attractive to the game’s top players. “Until this Yoenis signing, we didn’t have that big splash, sexy free agent signing. We made […]

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