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Dodgers DFA Erisbel Arruebarrena; Is He An Option For Mets?

An article by posted on December 31, 2014 0 Comments
Dodgers DFA Erisbel Arruebarrena; Is He An Option For Mets?

The Dodgers have designated shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena for assignment, the team announced today. The move was to create space on the active roster for recently signed Brett Anderson. Arruebarrena, 24, defected from Cuba last November and signed a 5 year, $25 million dollar deal with the Dodgers in February. He spent most of last season […]

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Shortstop Market: Drew Looking For $9-10 Million

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
Shortstop Market: Drew Looking For $9-10 Million

Stephen Drew is looking for a one year deal worth $9 to $10 million according to Joel Sherman of the Post. However, interested teams see that as too high and not in their price range. Drew’s agent, Scott Boras, has emphasized the career .764 OPS the lefty swinger took into last season as representative of […]

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Terry Collins Now At A Career Crossroads

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Collins Now At A Career Crossroads

Buster Olney, in his latest for ESPN Insider, listed ten MLB players who are at a crossroads in 2015. He also managed to squeeze in one manager. Our manager. “The Mets’ pitching has matured, and Matt Harvey is on track to return from Tommy John surgery in 2015, making this a team poised to make […]

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David Wright, Matt Harvey, And A Cinderella Season?

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright, Matt Harvey, And A Cinderella Season?

After the Mets ended the 2014 season with a 79-83 record, the high-water mark for Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins, if someone had told you they were a playoff team in 2015 even if they made no additions, how would you have responded? For the second time in two weeks, I was listening to some […]

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MMO Mailbag: What Can We Expect From Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on December 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What Can We Expect From Brandon Nimmo

Vinny asks… I keep reading conflicting reports about Brandon Nimmo and whether he begins the season at Binghamton or at Las Vegas. Which is it? Do you think he could make his MLB debut in 2015 or is that a stretch? Which players does he compare to and do you think he’ll be a 30 […]

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2015 Breakout Pitcher: Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on December 29, 2014 0 Comments
2015 Breakout Pitcher: Zack Wheeler

Christina Kahrl of ESPN lists righthander Zack Wheeler among her 10 Breakout Pitchers for 2015. “He doesn’t have Jake deGrom’s hair or Matt Harvey’s panache, but the Mets will happily settle for another top-shelf starting pitcher in what might quickly develop into the best rotation in the division within the next year or two. Yes, […]

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MMO Mailbag: What About Yunel Escobar?

An article by posted on December 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What About Yunel Escobar?

Gabriel asks… With the Rays dealing players left and right, do you see the Mets having any interest in Yunel Escobar? While this saga with Tulo is going on, here you have a guy that’s making $13M for the next two seasons with a team option, won’t cost our top prospects, an excellent defender with […]

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MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

An article by posted on December 27, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

Joel Sherman of the New York Post asks whether the Mets relatively quiet offseason is a tactical decision, or just a lack of ingenuity by the front office coupled and more evidence that ownership lacks the financial resources to keep up with all the other teams. For example, is Michael Cuddyer the Mets’ big offseason move […]

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A Very Merry Christmas From Metsmerized!

An article by posted on December 25, 2014 0 Comments
A Very Merry Christmas From Metsmerized!

I wish you all the joy, hope and happiness of this Holiday Season! On behalf of everyone at MMO, we wish you a Happy New Year! Thank you for making MMO the Mets community it is today. It’s pretty amazing to have such a diversified and passionate assemblage of Mets fans gathered in one place […]

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Wright Reaches Out To Children Of Slain NYPD Officer

An article by posted on December 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Reaches Out To Children Of Slain NYPD Officer

The two children of recently slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos received a special surprise when Mets third baseman David Wright reached out to them via phone call to share some encouragement and hope during what must be a trying time for them. Justin, 19, and Jayden, 13, are both Mets fans, so you could imagine […]

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