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MLB To Launch Investigation Into Rash of Positive Stanozolol Results

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
MLB To Launch Investigation Into Rash of Positive Stanozolol Results

Commonly sold under the name Winstrol (oral) and Wonstrol Depot (intramuscular), Stanozolol is a synthetic anabolic steroid that began to be widely used in sports during the 80’s but which has actually been around since 1962. It was in fact the steroid that Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson tested positive on in 1988. As of 4/14, […]

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MLB Slaps Mejia With 80 Game Suspension After Testing Positive For Steroids (Updated)

An article by posted on April 11, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Slaps Mejia With 80 Game Suspension After Testing Positive For Steroids (Updated)

MLB announced that Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games without pay for testing positive for Stanozolol – an anabolic steroid. Mejia, 25, says he has no idea how the substance ended up in his body. “I know the rules and I will accept my punishment, but I honestly have no idea how […]

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MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

On Wednesday evening, I had the pleasure of sitting down with minor league reporter and analyst Jake Seiner of MilB.com. Seiner covers the entire minor leagues very closely, but  agreed to keep our discussion limited to the Mets and we mainly discussed the teams top prospects as featured on the MMO Top 25 for the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on April 3, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 8:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Arlington for a two-game exhibition series beginning on Friday night against the Texas Rangers. Jacob deGrom will start for the Mets and will be opposed by former Met Logan Verrett for the Rangers in tonight’s 8:05 PM matchup. The game will not be televised but can be seen for […]

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MLB to Allow Local Games to be Streamed on Phones and Tablets

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
MLB to Allow Local Games to be Streamed on Phones and Tablets

MLB is finally going to  about to allow the ability to stream local baseball games on smartphones and tablets — including Mets games in New York, provided you already subscribe to SNY through a standard cable provider, Josh Kosman of the New York Post reports. “Major League Baseball is expected to announce in the next few days […]

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MLB Needs A Paradigm Shift On Starting Pitching Health

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Needs A Paradigm Shift On Starting Pitching Health

The NFL has recently been praised for their efforts to ensure the long term health and well-being of their players by instituting stringent new protocol on concussions. I remember reading one time that for most players who participate in an NFL game it’s the equivalent of one of us being in like four or five […]

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The Harsh Realities Of Cost Control vs. Player Development

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
The Harsh Realities Of Cost Control vs. Player Development

The Mets of recent years, while not experiencing a lot of success at the major league level, have slowly and patiently reconstructed a minor league system that is a consensus top 5 ranked organization. The front office has been patient and careful with this talent, perhaps to a fault. The Mets have been in need of […]

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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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