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Yoan Moncada To Sign With The Red Sox

An article by posted on February 23, 2015 0 Comments
Yoan Moncada To Sign With The Red Sox

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com was the first to report on Twitter this morning that the Boston Red Sox have landed Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada. The infield prospect signed for a record $31.5 million signing bonus, the most ever given to an international free agent. This obliterated the reigning bonus record of $8.27 million given out […]

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MLB Executives: Cuddyer Among Worst Offseason Signings

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Executives: Cuddyer Among Worst Offseason Signings

The criticisms of the Michael Cuddyer signing continue to pile on. Jayson Stark of ESPN polled MLB executives around the league on what was the worst signing this offseason, and Cuddyer was ranked as one of the worst. A total of 8 executives named Cuddyer as the worst signing this Winter. Only Hanley Ramirez, Brett […]

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Several Mets Bullpen Decisions To Be Sorted Out This Spring

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Several Mets Bullpen Decisions To Be Sorted Out This Spring

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com recently wrote that of all the top prospects in camp including Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, and Kevin Plawecki, right-hander Rafael Montero is the only one with big league experience and the best bet to make New York’s Opening Day roster. Though the Mets’ rotation is currently full, he says, the bullpen […]

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Ranking the NL East Right Fielders

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Ranking the NL East Right Fielders

1. Giancarlo Stanton (Marlins) – There is no question who is the Top Dog. The only possible question mark about Stanton is if there will be any residual effect from the horrific beaning he took which ended his 2014 season (which does make me wonder if that played any factor in agreeing to sign long term […]

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Braves Ink Eric Young, Jr. To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on February 14, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Ink Eric Young, Jr. To Minor League Deal

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league deal with former Met Eric Young, Jr. according to MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. Young, 29, was acquired by the Mets from the Rockies in June 2013, and finished the season as the stolen base champ with 46 bases swiped. In 2014, Young stole 30 bases, but only […]

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Gabriel Ynoa Named Top Sleeper By Mayo

An article by posted on February 10, 2015 0 Comments
Gabriel Ynoa Named Top Sleeper By Mayo

Mets starter Gabriel Ynoa has been ranked as a best sleeper prospect in baseball by Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com. Mayo is very confident in Ynoa’s talent, praising him for his control and maturity on the mound. Mayo believes that the only way that Ynoa doesn’t appear on the top 100 list next year is if […]

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Ranking the NL East Center Fielders

An article by posted on February 8, 2015 0 Comments
Ranking the NL East Center Fielders

1. Denard Span (Nationals) – Span put together an outstanding 2014 campaign in which he was tied for the National League lead in base hits (184), tied for 4th in doubles (39), was 5th in stolen bases (31), 5th in batting (.306), 5th in runs scored (94), 18th in OBP (.355), 29th in extra base […]

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That’s The Signpost Up Ahead, Your Next Stop, The Manfred Zone

An article by posted on February 8, 2015 0 Comments
That’s The Signpost Up Ahead, Your Next Stop, The Manfred Zone

The date is Tuesday, October 6, 2015 and we made it. Finally. After 8 draining tedious seasons, the Mets have returned to the post-season. 90 wins netted us the second wildcard spot. In order to face St. Louis in the LDS and avenge 2006 all we must do is win a one-game wild card elimination. […]

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Wright Closing In On Some Career MLB Milestones

An article by posted on February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Closing In On Some Career MLB Milestones

Third baseman David Wright is already the Mets franchise leader in a number of offensive categories ranking first all-time in hits (1,702), runs (907), doubles (375), and RBI (939). However, as the Mets captain enters the 2015 season, he’s closing in on a few MLB career milestones that might help pave the way to Cooperstown […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talking Mets With Best-Selling Author Jeff Pearlman

An article by posted on February 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talking Mets With Best-Selling Author Jeff Pearlman

Here is an interview I conduced with author and Sports Illustrated columnist Jeff Pearlman, who wrote the New York Times bestselling book on the New York Mets, “The Bad Guys Won”. The book is a must read and is available at Amazon.com. Enjoy. MMO – The Mets came out like gangbusters this offseason and signed Michael […]

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