Tag: MLB

Home Plate Collisions, May Be A Thing Of The Past

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments

The NY Daily News reports that MLB plans to outlaw home plate collisions by 2015 because of a growing concern of concussions. The move will first be voted on by the owners and then will need to be approved by the Players Association. The Daily News reports that Sandy Alderson, who is also the chairman of […]

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Mets Will Meet With Agents For John Axford and Kevin Gregg

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Meet With Agents For John Axford and Kevin Gregg

According to Jim Duquette of MLB Network, the Mets will meet with the agents for free agent relievers John Axford and Kevin Gregg. I’m not such a big fan of Axford, but I do like Gregg a lot for the Mets and he’s a proven shutdown, late-inning reliever we can use. Axford, 30, posted a 4.02 ERA and […]

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Things Are Very Quiet For The Mets Today

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Things Are Very Quiet For The Mets Today

Since reporting that the Brewers had cooled on the idea of trading for Ike Davis, not much else is happening in Lake Buena Vista, the site of baseball’s Winter Meetings. There’s some buzz about looking at shortstops and relief pitchers, but nothing is at a scale worth noting. Even the Daniel Murphy buzz has slowed […]

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Could Mets Find A Potential Match With Tribe For Asdrubal Cabrera?

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Could Mets Find A Potential Match With Tribe For Asdrubal Cabrera?

The Indians are reportedly interested in trading shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera according to MLB Trade Rumors. It’s not the first time his name has come up in trade rumors and it won’t be the last. Cabrera, 27, had a disappointing season for the Indians, batting .242/.299/.402 with 35 doubles, 14 home runs and 64 RBI in 508 at-bats. After […]

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Curtis Granderson Will Wear No. 3

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 1 Comment
Curtis Granderson Will Wear No. 3

The Mets will introduce Curtis Granderson. at a press conference at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday at 12:30 PM. Granderson will wear uniform No. 3 according to a team announcement. MMO will be on hand, John Delcos will be covering the press event for us and the Q&A session afterward. Granderson, 32, is a three-time All-Star […]

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Remembering the Mets’ One-Hit Wonders

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
Remembering the Mets’ One-Hit Wonders

As a kid, many of us dreamed of getting to the big leagues. Chances are, if you’re reading this – you didn’t make it, either. Most of the players who ever were drafted never make it through the ranks of the minors. Of the fortunate few who make to the Majors, even fewer go onto […]

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Did The Mets Make A Mistake By Not Pursuing Michael Choice?

An article by posted on December 4, 2013 0 Comments
Did The Mets Make A Mistake By Not Pursuing Michael Choice?

Yesterday, as reported by Steve Adams on MLBTR, the Athletics acquired Craig Gentry and Josh Lindblom from the Texas Rangers in exchange for Michael Choice and Chris Bostick. Gentry is one of the top defensive outfielders in the MLB, but struggles offensively against right-handed pitching. As Steve Adams notes, “Gentry has thrived against left-handed pitching […]

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Mets Non-Tender Turner, Valdespin, Hefner, Quintanilla, Atchison

An article by posted on December 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Non-Tender Turner, Valdespin, Hefner, Quintanilla, Atchison

The Mets announced they have non-tendered Omar Quintanilla, Jordany Valdespin, Justin Turner, Jeremy Hefner, and Scott Atchison. Interesting purge by the Mets on non-tender day… The 40 man roster is now at 35 players. Original Post Today is the non-tender deadline and all teams have until 11:59 tonight to decide which arbitration eligible players they will or will not […]

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TV Money, MLB and Spending: The MMO Response

An article by posted on December 2, 2013 0 Comments
TV Money, MLB and Spending: The MMO Response

Wesley, reader of MetsBlog: Can you explain on the blog why the Mets aren’t spending the $27 million they’re getting from MLB? If the payroll is the same as last year, where is that money? You should write about payroll more. Matt Cerrone, Lead Writer of Mets Blog: It’s a fair question, Wes. I don’t […]

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Update: Mets Never Had Plans To Meet With Arroyo In Tampa

An article by posted on December 2, 2013 0 Comments
Update: Mets Never Had Plans To Meet With Arroyo In Tampa

Adam Rubin now reports that the Mets are not super high on Arroyo, and a meeting may never take place, according to a team official. On Saturday, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told MMO that Arroyo would be willing to meet with the Mets, but that “no such date or plans for a […]

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