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MMO Fan Shot: Mets Need To Strike While The Stove Is Hot

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Mets Need To Strike While The Stove Is Hot

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love I can still see Daniel Murphy reaching for his lip balm after another brutal error. I still think about Lucas Duda‘s wild throw and Familia’s quick pitch and the far-too-many weak at bats and missed opportunities that gave the Series to the Royals. But the excruciating trauma of […]

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Six Reasons Why Niese For Walker Trade Made Sense

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Six Reasons Why Niese For Walker Trade Made Sense

As you know, the Mets have traded left-handed starting pitcher Jon Niese to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for switch-hitting second baseman Neil Walker. From the reaction on social media it appears there’s a good chunk of fans who don’t like the deal. I’d like to point out six reasons why this was a fantastic […]

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Should Mets Pursue Aroldis Chapman?

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Should Mets Pursue Aroldis Chapman?

The domestic-violence allegations surrounding Reds closer Aroldis Chapman caused their trade with the Dodgers to fall through. However, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, the Reds are still trying to trade him. “The team remains in contact with clubs about Chapman, believing a deal is possible even as the four-time […]

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Boras: Mets Have Not Discussed Extension Deal For Harvey

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Boras: Mets Have Not Discussed Extension Deal For Harvey

On Wednesday, Scott Boras told reporters the Mets have not approached him about an extension for right-hander Matt Harvey who is currently arbitration-eligible and is expected to earn roughly $.5 million dollars. “With a player that caliber it does happen, but probably not until January,” Boras said. Boras has been a thorn in the Mets’ side […]

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Walker for Niese Is A Major Win-Win For Mets

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Walker for Niese Is A Major Win-Win For Mets

The Mets stay hot in the “sometimes the best deals are the one’s you don’t make” category. In failing to reach a deal with Ben Zobrist — who opted for the bespectacled weirdness of Joe Maddon over the inscrutable gremlinese of Terry Collins — a chain of events was set in motion that resulted in […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Six Players Mets Could Select

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Six Players Mets Could Select

Last year, the Mets selected Sean Gilmartin from the Minnesota Twins in the Rule 5 Draft, which turned out to be a great pick as he went on to be very effective out of the their bullpen, pitching to a 2.67 ERA and 1.186 WHIP. The Mets weren’t the only team that found success as […]

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Mets Working To Re-Sign Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Working To Re-Sign Bartolo Colon

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, the Mets have now “stepped up their efforts” to re-sign Bartolo Colon for the 2015 season. Meanwhile, a source told ESPN’s Adam Rubin that Colon is interested in returning to the Mets as well. Colon would serve as the fifth starter in light of the Jon Niese trade this […]

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Market For Denard Span and Gerardo Parra Heating Up

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Market For Denard Span and Gerardo Parra Heating Up

Jon Heyman of CBSSports reports that the Cubs are among the teams interested in free agent outfielder Denard Span. Heyman also mentions that top free agent Jason Heyward is also a target for Chicago. Meanwhile, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation says that Gerardo Parra has multiple three year offers in hand. The Royals, Giants and […]

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Death, Taxes and Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Death, Taxes and Ben Zobrist

The only sure things in life are death and taxes. Nobody knows that better than the New York Mets this morning as Day 3 of the Winter Meetings begins in Nashville. On Tuesday, the Mets were feeling chipper and were on top of the world, oozing with confidence that they had made the first signature […]

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Ben Zobrist Agrees To Deal With The Chicago Cubs

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Ben Zobrist Agrees To Deal With The Chicago Cubs

Ben Zobrist going to the Cubs per Ken Rosenthal via MLB Network! The deal is for four years and $56 million dollars and is pending a physical. What a disappointment, but at least the agonizing is over… Onward and Upward… Memo to Mets: Stop these twice daily pressers and telegraphing every single thing on your […]

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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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