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Mets Have No Plans To Watch Denard Span

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have No Plans To Watch Denard Span

For those of you – and I know there’s a lot of you – holding out hope that the Mets were still in the hunt for free agent outfielder Denard Span despite the signing of Alejandro De Aza, here’s some sobering news for you… According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets […]

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White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the White Sox and Orioles are “emerging as leaders” in the race to sign free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, with the Angels and Giants still in the mix and the Rangers monitoring the situation. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported last week, that the Mets had bowed out on Cespedes and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Cespedes and Murphy to Nats? Where Did Cuddyer’s $12.5 Million Go?

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Cespedes and Murphy to Nats? Where Did Cuddyer’s $12.5 Million Go?

Jayson C. asks… Did the Mets leave the door wide open for the Washington Nationals to come away with both Daniel Murphy and Yoenis Cespedes? Joe D. replies… No, not really. From what I’m hearing they want a center fielder and I’m not sure any team other than the Mets would look at Cespedes as […]

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Are Mets Punished In Trades Because Of Their Top Young Pitchers?

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Punished In Trades Because Of Their Top Young Pitchers?

The Mets’ young core is giving the fans hope for a sustained run of success. But the mere presence of these budding superstars, in a bizarre way, holds them back as they try to supplement this core. Every team wants to break up our top young rotation. Other teams ignore our silver, simply because they see we […]

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Neil Walker Primed For A Big Season In 2016

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Primed For A Big Season In 2016

Mark Simon of ESPN New York has been very busy lately examining where each Mets player ranks position by position in the major leagues. He’s already analyzed and ranked David Wright, Travis d’Arnaud, Lucas Duda, and most recently the Mets’ center field platoon of Alejandro De Aza and Juan Lagares. This is really good out of […]

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Expect Big Things From Michael Conforto In 2016

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Expect Big Things From Michael Conforto In 2016

When the Mets drafted Michael Conforto in the first round of the 2014 draft, it was clear right from the start that he was different from all the other top draft picks by Sandy Alderson. He was an advanced and polished college player out of Oregon State, and he was someone who didn’t have to […]

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Why Latest Mets Moves Don’t Sit Well With Me

An article by posted on December 27, 2015 0 Comments
Why Latest Mets Moves Don’t Sit Well With Me

Like many others in Panic City, I was none too thrilled with the Mets acquisition of Alejandro De Aza last week. As I’ve looked at the roster and looked at the player, I’ve tried to wrap my brain around exactly what I was feeling and why this move bothered me the way it has. On […]

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The Sustainability Doctrine And The 2016 Mets

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
The Sustainability Doctrine And The 2016 Mets

Sustainability. Wikipedia tells us: In ecology, sustainability is the capacity to endure; it is how biological systems remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. It seems like every time a member of the Mets front office is questioned about the possibility of the Mets inking a […]

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Smart Baseball Moves Or More Cost-Cutting?

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
Smart Baseball Moves Or More Cost-Cutting?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post, asks if the Mets lack of aggressiveness is just a series of good baseball decisions by the front office or evidence that they are still feeling the fallout of the Madoff debacle and simply don’t have the dough? Don’t you just hate it when the media concocts these false […]

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Johnny Monell Clears Waivers

An article by posted on December 24, 2015 0 Comments
Johnny Monell Clears Waivers

Johnny Monell, who the Mets designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Bartolo Colon, has cleared waivers. Monell, 29, was outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas but can opt for free agency and refuse the assignment. According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, he will make a decision after Christmas. The lefty-swinging catcher […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Claimed Off Waivers By Brewers

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Claimed Off Waivers By Brewers

According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Brewers have acquired Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis off the waiver wire. Nieuwenhuis, 28, has been with the Mets almost his entire career (the exception being a brief stint with the Angels this season), including the last four years on the major league club. In 693 plate appearances, […]

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