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Congratulations to David Wright, the Face of MLB!

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Congratulations to David Wright, the Face of MLB!

CONGRATULATIONS TO DAVID WRIGHT! David Wright came from behind to beat Oakland’s Eric Sogard (who?) and win the title of the Face of MLB for the 2014 season. Wright received a round of applause and a standing ovation in the Mets clubhouse after it was announced.

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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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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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MMO Review: Ken Burns’ The Tenth Inning

An article by posted on February 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Review: Ken Burns’ The Tenth Inning

Hall of Famer Rogers Hornsby was once asked what he does all winter. The great 2Bman replied, “I stare out the window and wait for spring.” I am just like Hornsby. No, I don’t have a career 358 BA but I do the same. Unlike most of you, I don’t follow other sports. One tradition […]

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David Wright and the Supporting Cast of 151

An article by posted on February 22, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright and the Supporting Cast of 151

Entering the 2014 season, the Third Base position is the most stable position on the team. David Wright has been manning the hot corner since he was called up in 2004. You’d think there haven’t been that many playing Third since he was called up. Guess again. There have been 23 different players who have […]

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From Left Field: Is Having Too Many Options Actually A Good Thing?

An article by posted on February 20, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Is Having Too Many Options Actually A Good Thing?

Spring Training will answer plenty of burning questions for New York Mets fans. Who will play first base consistently? What will the team do with young prospects Juan Lagares and Wilmer Flores? Is the team confident enough in Ruben Tejada at shortstop? Who will start Opening Day? Who will win the fifth starter’s job? How […]

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Mets Pitchers Not Sure About Protective Caps

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Pitchers Not Sure About Protective Caps

Adam Rubin writes that the Mets have not yet received their shipment of the new protective caps designed to protect pitchers on the mound. Rubin shares that while pitchers on Tuesday expressed a willingness to try them during a spring-training bullpen session once the caps arrives, no one indicated that they would actually wear it during the […]

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Valverde Here To Support Team and Help Younger Arms Develop

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Valverde Here To Support Team and Help Younger Arms Develop

Anthony Dicomo of MLB.com writes that it was not long after Jose Valverde‘s arrival at Mets camp on Sunday that a small crowd of new teammates gathered around the 35-year-old veteran, pulling up chairs. If Bobby Parnell is unable to be ready for the start of the season, Valverde or Kyle Farnsworth can temporarily fill the role, but no matter what the […]

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Phillies Sign A.J. Burnett to One-Year, $16 Million Dollar Deal

An article by posted on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
Phillies Sign A.J. Burnett to One-Year, $16 Million Dollar Deal

Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors writes that the Phillies have agreed to sign free agent pitcher A.J. Burnett to a one year deal. The deal is said to be worth $16 Million dollars. Burnett, spent the last two seasons with the Pirates and in 2013 he was 10-11, with a 3.30 ERA with 209 strike […]

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MLB Notes: Latest On Drew, Scout View On Tejada, Astros DFA Wallace

An article by posted on February 9, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Notes: Latest On Drew, Scout View On Tejada, Astros DFA Wallace

As usually is the case, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe had a well-packed article on Sunday that is well worth a read for you baseball diehards. Cafardo said that there was a lot of pressure put on Alex Rodriguez to withdraw his lawsuit against the union according to one prominent player. ”It didn’t go over too well […]

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