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Rubin: Four Internal Candidates To Replace Geren On Coaching Staff

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Rubin: Four Internal Candidates To Replace Geren On Coaching Staff

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the New York Mets will be filling the bench coach spot vacated by Bob Geren from a group of four internal candidates. Geren left the Mets last week to take a similar position as bench coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The potential candidates for a promotion […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Gerardo Parra, OF

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Gerardo Parra, OF

Gerardo Parra Position: Outfielder Bats: Left – Throws: Left Born: May 6, 1987 (Age 28) With the winter meetings well underway, the New York Mets are in the market for an outfielder, and as assistant GM said Monday, “not an everyday outfielder.” The team is looking for a player who can share time with Juan […]

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12 Teams Have Checked In On RHP Steve Cishek Including Mets

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
12 Teams Have Checked In On RHP Steve Cishek Including Mets

Latest Update Darren Wolfson of ESPN 1500 Radio is reporting that as many as a dozen teams have checked in with former Marlins closer Steve Cishek. Cishek, 29, has been getting a lot of attention and generating a lot of buzz since he was non-tendered by the St. Louis Cardinals last week. The New York […]

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Mets Looking At Asdrubal Cabrera As Fallback Option

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Looking At Asdrubal Cabrera As Fallback Option

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Mets remain interested in free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, possibly as a  fallback option if they don’t land Ben Zobrist. On Monday, sources told Cotillo that the Angels, White Sox, and Yankees have also expressed interest in signing Cabrera. He is expected to make a decision […]

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Mets Willing To Go Four Years On Ben Zobrist, Decision Coming Soon

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Go Four Years On Ben Zobrist, Decision Coming Soon

Latest Update The New York Mets will apparently do whatever it takes to sign free agent Ben Zobrist, including giving him a four year contract. On Sunday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirmed that the Mets will offer a four year deal to  Zobrist, but added that the Nationals, Giants and the Dodgers also have four […]

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Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

While the Mets have no intention of trading any of their top pitchers this offseason, one starter they’ll consider dealing is Jon Niese if something interesting were to materialize. Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters that they are open to trading the veteran lefty, even though they are not currently shopping him. “We haven’t been […]

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Mets and Coca-Cola Announce Landmark Partnership

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets and Coca-Cola Announce Landmark Partnership

The 2015 National League Champion New York Mets and The Coca-Cola Company announced today a long-term landmark agreement making Coca-Cola the newest Signature Partner of the Mets and Citi Field. Today’s announcement was made by representatives from the Mets and Coca-Cola as they rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Per club […]

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Mets Say It’s Unlikely They Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Say It’s Unlikely They Sign Yoenis Cespedes

December 6, 8:00 PM Assistant GM spoke to reporters at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday and said that there’s little chance that Yoenis Cespedes would be returning to the Mets. “It’s unlikely right now that he ends up a Met,” Ricco said. “I still think he’s looking at a deal that would […]

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Baseball Winter Meetings Thread: And So It Begins…

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball Winter Meetings Thread: And So It Begins…

The 2015 Baseball Winter Meetings are set to begin tonight as all 30 MLB front offices, agents and players arrive on Sunday at the world-famous Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. With GM Sandy Alderson getting treatment for cancer and unable to attend, representing the Mets is Assistant GM John Ricco and a […]

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Mets Have Not Approached Their Starting Pitchers About Multi-Year Deals

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Not Approached Their Starting Pitchers About Multi-Year Deals

Assistant general manager spoke to reporters on Friday on a variety of subjects, most of which we’ve covered issue by issue in the last 48 hours here on MMO. However, there were a couple of things Ricco said about our young starting pitching that are worth a closer examination and some discussion. Kristie Ackert of […]

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