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MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese?

Tyler asks… Why is Jon Niese still on this team? They should have traded him two years ago but now it’s even more important to get rid of him and put that $9 million dollars to better use. Thoughts? Dr. Dooby replies… The frequent calls to trade Mets left-hander Jon Niese to pick up some […]

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It’s Time To Embrace Terry Collins

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time To Embrace Terry Collins

Idiotic. Moronic. Clueless. These are just a few adjectives that some fans have used to describe Terry Collins‘ job as a manager. These are also the terms that we need to throw out of the lexicon when it comes to talking about the job that he has done here. When the 66-year old Collins was […]

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Free Agent Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera Close To Making A Decision

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Free Agent Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera Close To Making A Decision

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that three teams are in the mix for free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who is expected to make a decision within the next week or so. On Monday, Efrain Zavarce reported that the Mets were one of five teams interested, but it’s not clear whether they are in […]

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Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

It certainly appears as though the Mets do not plan to do anything significant if they fail to land free agent infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist, who is expected to sign with a team by the end of next week’s Winter Meetings. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets don’t appear inclined to offer Zobrist […]

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Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

According to a report by Jesse Rogers of ESPN, in the event the Chicago Cubs sign Ben Zobrist, team sources say they will almost certainly end up trading 2B/SS Starlin Castro. A three-time All Star, Castro had a very pedestrian season in 2015, batting .265 with a .296 on-base and .671 OPS. However, the 25-year old Castro […]

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Mets Receiving Trade Inquiries On Juan Lagares, But Unlikely To Deal Him

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Receiving Trade Inquiries On Juan Lagares, But Unlikely To Deal Him

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reports that the Mets are unlikely to deal Juan Lagares even though they have received several trade inquiries on him recently. Lagares, 26, took a major step backwards this year as he hit .259/.289/.358 with a 80 wRC+ in 465 plate appearances. He eventually lost his starting job […]

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A’s Could Deal Infielders Brett Lawrie or Danny Valencia

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
A’s Could Deal Infielders Brett Lawrie or Danny Valencia

Trying to recapture some of their lost luster from 2014, the Oakland A’s reacquired infielder Jed Lowrie from the Houston Astros on Wednesday for minor-league reliever Brendan McCurry. Lowrie’s return all but ensures that the A’s will move either second baseman Brett Lawrie or third baseman Danny Valencia says Bay Area reporter Susan Slusser of […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Howie Kendrick, 2B

An article by posted on November 28, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Howie Kendrick, 2B

Howie Kendrick Bats: Right — Throws: Right Position: Second Base Born: July 12, 1983 (Age 32) I have heard many people say that former Angels and Dodgers second baseman Howie Kendrick is the right-handed Daniel Murphy. While I disagree on some levels, I can absolutely see where they are coming from. Kendrick has been one […]

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Dave Magadan Named New Hitting Coach For D’Backs

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Magadan Named New Hitting Coach For D’Backs

Former Mets infielder Dave Magadan will join the Arizona Diamondbacks and serve as their new hitting coach, the team announced on Wednesday. Magadan has worked the past 13 seasons as a hitting coach, the last three coming with the Texas Rangers (2103-2015). He also spent four seasons with the San Diego Padres (2003-2006) and six […]

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Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

An article by posted on November 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

Here’s the latest on some of the Mets’ top free agent targets this offseason. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that the Mets are looking hard at Ben Zobrist.The Mets have been connected to him since the offseason began, but they will have to compete with a lot of teams in order to sign […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Tony Sipp, LHP

An article by posted on November 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Tony Sipp, LHP

Tony Sipp Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Left — Throws: Left Born: July 12, 1983 (Age 32) A I’ve mentioned in many of my recent articles, I believe the most glaring and pressing need for the New York Mets this offseason is bolstering the bullpen – and more specifically – acquiring a left-handed reliever. The two […]

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