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Braves Ink Eric Young, Jr. To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on February 14, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Ink Eric Young, Jr. To Minor League Deal

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league deal with former Met Eric Young, Jr. according to MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. Young, 29, was acquired by the Mets from the Rockies in June 2013, and finished the season as the stolen base champ with 46 bases swiped. In 2014, Young stole 30 bases, but only […]

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Eric Campbell Wants To Add Catcher To Utility Belt

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Campbell Wants To Add Catcher To Utility Belt

Eric Campbell recently told reporter Paul Ivice that he wants to add catching to his skill set. “I realized years ago that was going to be my ticket as a utility guy, and if another position needs to be added, I’m all for it.” (Newsday Feb 13) Campbell, 28, slashed .263/.322/.358 in 190 at bats […]

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Steven Matz Could Easily Make MLB Debut In 2015

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz Could Easily Make MLB Debut In 2015

A high-ranking Mets executive told Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, that lefthanded pitching prospect Steven Matz could very easily make his big-league debut in 2015. “I think Matz will be up before the year is out,” he told Kernan. Last week, Mets Triple-A pitching coach Frank Viola, compared Matz to San Francisco ace  Madison […]

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Long Unlocks Key To Brandon Nimmo’s Power

An article by posted on February 12, 2015 0 Comments
Long Unlocks Key To Brandon Nimmo’s Power

While Brandon Nimmo has not hit for a lot of power as of yet, that could be about to change. Advice from hitting coach Kevin Long could be the key that unleashes Nimmo’s power potential. Nimmo explains the adjustments he has made at the plate from working with Long in an article by Kevin Kernan […]

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Mets Batting Order Preview

An article by posted on February 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Batting Order Preview

Spring training is for a lot of things, but I thought I’d save Terry Collins time and suggest a batting order for him. Several slots will automatically fall into place, but where Collins will do his most head scratching will be over the leadoff position. 1. Juan Lagares, CF: He has the speed and at […]

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Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

Kevin Kernan (New York Post) collected the thoughts of one of NY’s emerging young pitchers, Zack Wheeler, who has become more vocal this offseason as the team approaches what should be a turning point.  2015 is being presented as the year when excuses will be laid to rest and winning will be restored. “…Wheeler likes […]

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Mets First Draft Pick Will Be 53rd Overall

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets First Draft Pick Will Be 53rd Overall

The order for the MLB draft is now set with James Shields signing with the San Diego Padres. Since the Mets forfeited their first round pick to sign free agent Michael Cuddyer, they will not make a selection until number 53 during the second round according to Baseball America. This is the first draft during […]

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MMO Mailbag: When Will We See Syndergaard?

An article by posted on February 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: When Will We See Syndergaard?

Alex asks… What has to happen before we can see Noah Syndergaard join the rotation assuming he’s dominating in Las Vegas through May? I’m concerned Dillon Gee is still here plus we’d have to still make room for him in the rotation regardless. By the way, I think giving Bartolo Colon that second year was […]

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New Commish Says Wilpons Will Raise Payroll When They Deem It Worthwhile

An article by posted on February 10, 2015 0 Comments
New Commish Says Wilpons Will Raise Payroll When They Deem It Worthwhile

According to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he has no doubt that Mets ownership has the capacity to boost its payroll if it deems it worthwhile. “For a whole host of reasons, it’s really not my position to predict when I think they need to […]

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Spring Training 2015: It Was Harvey Day In Port St. Lucie

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Training 2015: It Was Harvey Day In Port St. Lucie

It’s 21 degrees here in New York, and as I look out my window I see gray skies, freezing rain, and an inch of ice is covering everything. But down in Port St. Lucie the sun is shining, the weather is gorgeous, and the Mets are getting ready for a new baseball season!. Matt Harvey […]

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