Tag: New York Mets

Despite Limited Role, De Aza Hopes To Improve On Last Season’s Numbers

An article by posted on February 27, 2016 0 Comments
Despite Limited Role, De Aza Hopes To Improve On Last Season’s Numbers

(Photo: New York Mets) The New York Mets signed outfielder Alejandro De Aza to a one year worth a guaranteed $5.75 million back in December. At the time, it appeared the Mets were no longer pursuing Yoenis Cespedes and that De Aza would give the team a versatile platoon partner for Juan Lagares at center field […]

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Syndergaard Impresses Early At Spring Camp

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Impresses Early At Spring Camp

Yoenis Cespedes’ flashy array of high end cars might have been the talking point outside Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, but the mid-90s fastball being tossed effortlessly Thursday morning was the talk inside of camp. Noah Syndergaard’s live batting-practice session was the talk of Mets camp on Thursday, as selected Minor Leaguers stood in […]

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Robles Has Suspension Reduced To Two Games

An article by posted on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Robles Has Suspension Reduced To Two Games

New York Mets reliever Hansel Robles had his suspension reduced from three games to two games on Wednesday. This stems back to a quick pitch Robles threw that came too close to Cameron Rupp‘s head on Sept. 30. against the Phillies. Robles will miss the first two games of the season against the Royals at […]

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Sports On Earth: Mets Won’t Repeat As NL East Champs

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Sports On Earth: Mets Won’t Repeat As NL East Champs

Will Leitch of Sports On Earth writes that the New York Mets will be unable to defend their division crown this season and he has them finishing second in the NL East behind the Washington Nationals in their Season Preview. “Two reasons. One, I think the Nationals are about to make a big step forward, which […]

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MMO Exclusive: Meet Shortstop Prospect Luis Guillorme

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Meet Shortstop Prospect Luis Guillorme

Earlier this offseason I was able to talk to New York Mets shortstop prospect Luis Guillorme who has a fantastic season for the Savannah Sand Gnats in their final year of being affiliated with the Mets. In 122 games this year he hit .318/.354/.391 while scoring 67 runs, knocking in 55 and stealing 18 bases. He was […]

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Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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Bryce Harper Tabs Mets As The Team To Beat

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Tabs Mets As The Team To Beat

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper said today, that the New York Mets are the team to beat in the National League this season. “We’re definitely looking forward to the challenge,” Harper told Washington beat reporters. “The team to beat are the Mets. That’s what it is right now. They kicked the crap out of our division last year, and […]

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Wright Cautions Mets To “Stay Hungry”

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Cautions Mets To “Stay Hungry”

Talk is cheap, and actions speak louder than words. That’s a phrase many of us have heard throughout our lives at various junctures. While this motto can apply to a plethora of situations, this is very apropos for the New York Mets as they begin their 2016 season, vying to head back to the World […]

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Cespedes Arrives To Camp With An Eye On The Prize

An article by posted on February 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Arrives To Camp With An Eye On The Prize

Yoenis Cespedes arrived to Mets camp in Port St. Lucie on Sunday and spoke briefly with reporters telling them he feels “just like coming home” and is very relaxed. Asked about the added pressure of playing under his new deal with the Mets, Cespedes smiled and said, “I work hard. I’m not too concerned with the […]

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Dilson Herrera To Play In Upcoming WBC Qualifier

An article by posted on February 20, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera To Play In Upcoming WBC Qualifier

As first reported by MetsMinors.net on Saturday morning, the New York Mets confirmed that second baseman of the future Dilson Herrera has received permission to play for Team Colombia in the upcoming WBC qualifier. The World Baseball Classic pre-qualifier will be taking place in Panama from March 17th-20th. Herrera, 21, was born in Cartagena Colombia and played winter […]

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