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Mets Are Interested In Tommy Hunter

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Are Interested In Tommy Hunter

Mike Puma of the NY Post says that the Mets are keeping tabs on reliever Tommy Hunter. Puma says Hunter is seeking a multi year contract, but the Mets only want to sign relievers to one year deals. Hunter, 29, posted a 4.18 ERA and 1.24 WHIP over 60.1 innings pitched last season for the […]

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The Moral of Game Five: Setting Up to Succeed, or Fail?

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
The Moral of Game Five: Setting Up to Succeed, or Fail?

I know the last thing those of us bursting with excitement and anticipation for 2016 want to be reminded of is game five of the World Series, but stick with me here.  I’ve been thinking about the 9th inning of that game an awful lot, but not because of the despair we all shared at […]

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Should Mets Trade Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Trade Wilmer Flores

MLB.com reporter Phil Rogers speculates that if the Mets were to consider dealing infielder Wilmer Flores, they may have a couple of willing trade partners in the San Diego Padres and Chicago White Sox. He writes: “Remember when no one thought the Mets had one shortstop? They’ve got three now, since signing Asdrubal Cabrera a few days […]

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Keith Hernandez and SNY Agree To New Contract

An article by posted on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Keith Hernandez and SNY Agree To New Contract

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Keith Hernandez and SNY have agreed on a new contract. Mike Puma of the New York Post adds that the deal may be longer than his previous three-year contract. Hernandez will resume his role as an analyst with Gary Cohen and Ron Darling during Mets telecasts. Awesome news… […]

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Mets’ Hardest Throwing Rotation Ranked MLB’s Best

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets’ Hardest Throwing Rotation Ranked MLB’s Best

We wanted to update this article with a quote by ESPN’s Buster Olney who ranked the Mets rotation as the best in baseball today. “Of the National League’s top five hardest-throwing starters with at least 140 big league innings in 2015, the Mets have three of them: Noah Syndergaard, whose fastball averaged 97.1 mph; Matt Harvey […]

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Cricket Player Kieran Powell Tries Out For Mets

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Cricket Player Kieran Powell Tries Out For Mets

Cricket star Kieran Powell is attempting to make the jump from his sport to baseball this winter. After trying out with the Brewers last week, Powell tried out with the Mets at their Port St. Lucie facilities on Saturday. Powell has been trying out for teams as an outfielder and according to Elite Sports NY, […]

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Mets Offseason Strategy May Be Better Than You Think

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Strategy May Be Better Than You Think

I’ve been accused of having rose colored glasses permanently affixed to my head when it comes to the Mets. When I was a kid I used to pour over potential lineups rationalizing how they could actually win games. Richie Hebner batting third? That could work… Wayne Garrett leading off? Why the hell not? Of course […]

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Mets Notes: Ricciardi, Cespedes and Uribe

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Ricciardi, Cespedes and Uribe

With Paul DePodesta leaving for the Cleveland Browns, will J.P Ricciardi now take on a bigger role? Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Ricciardi is open to it, even though he enjoys his current job as special assistant. Ricciardi has worked mostly with the minors and player development during his time with the […]

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Who Will Be The Next Mets Hall of Famer

An article by posted on January 10, 2016 0 Comments
Who Will Be The Next Mets Hall of Famer

There was a long 23 year wait between the induction of Tom Seaver and the induction of Mike Piazza to the Hall of Fame.  While I’m still overjoyed at Piazza entering the Hall of Fame as a Met, I’m curious if the Mets will have to wait another 23 years for another one of their players to go in […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Where Does Piazza Rank Among The Greatest Catchers Of All Time

An article by posted on January 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Where Does Piazza Rank Among The Greatest Catchers Of All Time

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love The arc of the baseball universe is long, but it bends towards justice.  And so, Mike Piazza, a true superstar, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his fourth attempt.  Piazza’s failure to muster the requisite 75% of votes his first three years on the ballot was […]

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Alderson Was Wrong About Cespedes… In July

An article by posted on January 9, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Was Wrong About Cespedes… In July

When assessing what’s left of this offseason, Sandy Alderson has given fair critiques on what remains. He has stated Yoenis Cespedes was a square peg for a round hole. In essence, Alderson was saying Cespedes’ bat doesn’t justify his poor defense. Last year, Cespedes’ UZR (Ultimate Zone Rating) in center field was -3.2, which is also his career average. UZR tells […]

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