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Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

After the dust settled from today’s trade deadline, 16 moves were made involving 44 players. The Mets made their big move, acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for second baseman Dilson Herrera and left handed pitching prospect Max Wotell. Through 97 games, the 29-year old outfielder has 25 home runs and a National […]

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Lack of Mets Minor League Development At Crux Of Offensive Struggles

An article by posted on June 16, 2016 0 Comments
Lack of Mets Minor League Development At Crux Of Offensive Struggles

It was only natural to watch last Thursday’s coverage of the MLB Draft and hope the Mets would stockpile some future offensive stars. Such additions would obviously be a few years away from contribution, but with the offense sputtering the way it has been for the last month, it would be nice to know that […]

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Braves Claim LHP Dario Alvarez Off Waivers

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Claim LHP Dario Alvarez Off Waivers

Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, Alvarez had been designated for assignment by the New York Mets on Monday after they promoted utility player Ty Kelly from Triple-A Las Vegas and was added to the 40 man roster. Alvarez, 27, had a 3.01 ERA and 1.212 WHIP over seven […]

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Coaches and Players Grind It Out At Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 27, 2016 0 Comments
Coaches and Players Grind It Out At Minor League Camp

Kevin Morgan stood in front of his players after finishing that day’s workouts. He was extremely blunt. “We start games in two weeks,” he said. “Some of you may come with us, and some of you won’t come back. You only get one shot at this thing.” If anyone should know, it’s Morgan. Back in 1997, […]

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Mets Release Carlyle, Reassign Rivera, Muno, Kelly, Bernadina

An article by posted on March 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Release Carlyle, Reassign Rivera, Muno, Kelly, Bernadina

The New York Mets have released right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle, the team announced on Friday. Carlyle, who was returning from hip surgery, had a 8.10 ERA over seven spring appearances. The team also announced that infielders Daniel Muno, T.J. Rivera, Ty Kelly and outfielder Roger Bernadina have been reassigned to minor league camp.

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MMO Top 30 Prospects: No. 15 Ali Sanchez, C

An article by posted on March 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Top 30 Prospects: No. 15 Ali Sanchez, C

For the last three years, all of the talk surrounding young Mets catching prospects started and ended with Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki, and for good reason. Now that both have graduated onto bigger and better things in the major leagues, you can forget about exciting minor league backstops now, right? Wrong. Enter Ali Sanchez. #15 C Ali Sanchez Ht: 6’0″ Wt: 175 Age: 1/20/1997 […]

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Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

It has been a great Spring Training Camp for the New York Mets so far, with no real issues to speak of and lot’s of quiet confidence exuding from the clubhouse and on the field. However, one thing that’s been noticeably absent since they started playing games three weeks ago, is the familiar presence of […]

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David Wright To Make Grapefruit League Debut On Friday

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright To Make Grapefruit League Debut On Friday

Terry Collins told reporters that third baseman David Wright will make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday against the Washington Nationals. Earlier today, the Mets captain took live batting practice against LHP Josh Edgin, telling the team afterward he felt great. On Monday, Wright went 1-for-5 during a minor league game in Port St. Lucie. It […]

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Montero Among First Round Of Spring Training Cuts

An article by posted on March 11, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Among First Round Of Spring Training Cuts

The New York Mets announced their first round of cuts this morning, trimming their Spring Training roster as Opening Day gets closer. From the 40 man roster RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Akeel Morris and LHP Dario Alvarez were all optioned to minor league camp. All three will likely start the season at Triple-A Las Vegas. RHP Chasen Bradford, C Raywilly Gomez and […]

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FanGraphs’ Mets Prospect List Loaded With Surprises

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
FanGraphs’ Mets Prospect List Loaded With Surprises

Dan Farnsworth of Fangraphs continued the site’s team by team prospect lists on Tuesday with the New York Mets. You can see the list below, along with their placements on last year’s rankings. LHP Steven Matz (7) OF Desmond Lindsay (N/A) SS Amed Rosario (3) SS Gregory Guerrero (N/A) 1B Dominic Smith (9) SS Gavin […]

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Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

Free agent reliever Tyler Clippard and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed on a two year deal worth $12.25 million dollars reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal includes a $4 million signing bonus, and then salaries of $4.1M in 2016 and $4.15M in 2017. Clippard, 31, went 3-0 with a 3.06 ERA and 1.052 […]

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