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Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

New addition Neil Walker was at Citi Field this afternoon, where the New York Mets held their annual Kids Holiday Party. He will wear uniform No. 20 for the Mets this season to honor his father, former big leaguer Tom Walker. The number was retired in Pittsburgh for hall of famer Pie Traynor. Walker, 29, is […]

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Twins Sign Wilfredo Tovar To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Twins Sign Wilfredo Tovar To Minor League Deal

The Minnesota Twins have signed former Met infielder Wilfredo Tovar to a minor league deal according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Tovar, 24, was outrighted by the Mets last November to make room on the 40-man roster. He was signed out of Venezuela in 2007 at the age of 16 and spent eight years in […]

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Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

Latest Reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York brings up right-handed reliever Matt Albers as a potential target the Mets will look at as they seek to upgrade their bullpen. The Mets have shown serious interest in Albers in the past, and are expected to do so again this offseason. Albers, 32, went 2-0 with a 1.21 […]

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Jeurys Familia and Jesse Orosco to be Honored at Munson Dinner

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia and Jesse Orosco to be Honored at Munson Dinner

The 36th Annual Thurman Munson Awards, which remember the late, great Yankees captain and catcher, will be presented at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Tuesday night, February 9, 2016, and the honorees were announced Monday. New York baseball’s two premier closers – the Yankees Andrew Miller (36 saves) and the Mets […]

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Royals Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Royals Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports on Twitter, the Royals have signed former Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee to a minor league deal. He reportedly turned down a couple of major league deals to join Kansas City. Gee, 30 in April, was designated for assignment in April by the Mets after falling out of […]

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Mets Sign Buddy Carlyle, Three More To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Buddy Carlyle, Three More To Minor League Deals

The Mets announced the signing of four players to minor league contracts today, including right-handed relief pitcher Buddy Carlyle. Left-handed pitcher Duane Below, first baseman Marc Krauss, and left-hander Andrew Barbosa were also inked to deals. Carlyle, 37, had a fantastic year with the Mets in 2014, posting a 1.45 ERA over 31 innings. However, […]

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Will Ownership Squander All The Goodwill From Fans In 2015

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Will Ownership Squander All The Goodwill From Fans In 2015

Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post put together an impassioned plea to Mets ownership in which he asks if they are going to squander all the good will that the team garnered from a loyal Mets fan base in 2015. You can see it on the faces of Mets fans now, as plain as […]

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MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Swing a Trade for Jon Jay or Adam Eaton

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Swing a Trade for Jon Jay or Adam Eaton

Anthony asks… If Mets decide to go to the trade route for OF help what are your thoughts on trying to acquire Jon Jay or Adam Eaton? Eaton is better, but Jay will cost less in trade pieces. If Eaton, he would be the everyday center fielder. Jay could platoon, maybe eventually take over and […]

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Mets Won’t Go More Than 3 Years On Cespedes, Could Sign Ryan Raburn

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Go More Than 3 Years On Cespedes, Could Sign Ryan Raburn

Despite saving  $12.5 million dollars from Michael Cuddyer‘s contract, Joel Sherman of the NY Post says the Mets have no intention of bringing back Yoenis Cespedes unless he lowers his demands. Mike Puma adds that the Mets only like Cespedes on a 2-3 year deal. Sherman writes that they will instead look to add quality […]

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Jacob deGrom Excited About Mets Infield Moves

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Excited About Mets Infield Moves

The New York Mets made a couple of big moves to shore up their infield last week, acquiring Neil Walker for Jon Niese in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates and right after that they signed free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. While at a Guys’ Night Out event at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan, Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom […]

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Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

They say that timing is everything. Perhaps after last night’s surprising announcement that Michael Cuddyer is retiring, thus giving the Mets a tidy financial windfall, maybe we should rethink that Juan Lagares platoon the front office was planning for the 2016 season. Maybe it’s time for the Mets put on their big boy pants and […]

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