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It’s Clear That Ike Davis Is The Best Option At First Base For The Mets

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Clear That Ike Davis Is The Best Option At First Base For The Mets

Ike Davis is two seasons removed from his breakout campaign in 2012, where he belted 32 homeruns. It’s such a rare feat in major league baseball to hit 30-plus homeruns that only 5-10% of players do this, on average, any given season. You can’t hit 30 homeruns in a season by accident. Davis gets a […]

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Alderson: Mets Would Be Logical Landing Spot For Stephen Drew

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson: Mets Would Be Logical Landing Spot For Stephen Drew

10:30 AM Quick update to this via MetsBlog: The Mets would be a logical landing spot for free-agent SS Stephen Drew, Sandy Alderson told MLB Network on Wednesday. However, he added, Drew and his agent, Scott Boras, are imploring a strategy that may keep him on the open market until June. ”In light of what Nelson Cruz got, […]

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Mets Beat: Rafael Montero is “***king Smooth”

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Beat: Rafael Montero is “***king Smooth”

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes: While watching right-hander Rafael Montero throwing live batting practice Tuesday, Dan Warthen uttered two words to the bullpen catcher standing next to him. “[Expletive] smooth!” the pitching coach excitedly said. Warthen repeatedly has said this spring training that the 23-year-old Montero possesses as close to a perfect delivery as any in […]

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MMO Exclusive: Johnny Magliozzi Is Ready For Full Season Debut

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Johnny Magliozzi Is Ready For Full Season Debut

The Mets drafted Johnny Magliozzi in the 17th round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of the University of Florida. In his final season as a Gator, Johnny sported a team-leading 2.67 ERA in 67.1 innings — mostly in relief. He struck out 57 batters in that span, and notched 12 saves, just one shy of the school […]

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MMO Mailbag: Would You Trade Montero For Franklin?

An article by posted on February 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Would You Trade Montero For Franklin?

Jordan asks… I read that the Mets might be talking to Seattle about getting Nick Franklin. Do you think we could get him and should we? Joe D. replies… Let me answer it like this… Surely the Mets must know it’s going to cost them someone like Rafael Montero to snag Franklin from the M’s, […]

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Mets Still Unimpressed With Ruben Tejada

An article by posted on February 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Still Unimpressed With Ruben Tejada

The Ruben Tejada saga won’t go away. The Mets have been linked to free-agent Stephen Drew, and now to Nick Franklin, evidentally because they are not convinced that Ruben Tejada is the everyday shortstop. We know this because if they were convinced Tejada was their man, we still wouldn’t be having these discussions. Early news […]

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Wright Values Loyalty and Believes In Sandy

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Values Loyalty and Believes In Sandy

David Wright made the decision to stay with the Mets because he values loyalty, he told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. He believes that Sandy Alderson will do the same and stay with the Mets even though the GM’s name has been mentioned as a possible successor to commissioner Bud Selig. Wright said it was Alderson […]

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Daniel Murphy Is Open To Discussing An Extension With Mets

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Is Open To Discussing An Extension With Mets

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy told Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, that he would be open to discussing an extension with the front office, but that no such talks have taken place yet. Murphy said that he leaves the contract negotiations and extensions all to his agent, but added that he feels extraordinarily lucky to be where he is right […]

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Yelling At Reporters Isn’t Going To Fire Up Ike Davis

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Yelling At Reporters Isn’t Going To Fire Up Ike Davis

One of the more ridiculous things I’ve read in the wake of the Ike Davis - Mike Puma verbal spat is the notion this will motivate the underperforming first baseman. If that’s the case, the New York Mets have a greater problem than they thought. That thinking is flawed on many levels. As a professional athlete, if […]

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Ruben Tejada Looked Impressive In The Cage

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Looked Impressive In The Cage

Ruben Tejada has prepared all winter to come into camp hoping that he could retain the starting shortstop job. Terry Collins has yet to make that decision, but with Omar Quintanilla, Wilfredo Tovar, and Wilmer Flores all ready to take their turns playing the position when spring games begin on Friday, Tejada’s hold on the […]

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