Tag: offseason

Do The Mets Have All The Pieces To Win It All?

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have All The Pieces To Win It All?

Before the season started I asked some of my co-writers to give me their thoughts on the team. Mostly, I wanted to know how they viewed the offseason and if we have all the pieces to win win the NL East and hopefully bring home a World Series title. Here’s what they had to say… Tommy […]

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MMO Top 30 Prospects: No. 12 Seth Lugo, RHP

An article by posted on April 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Top 30 Prospects: No. 12 Seth Lugo, RHP

No. 12 – Seth Lugo Ht: 6’4″  Wt: 185  Level: Binghamton & Las Vegas 51’s  B/T: R/R Age: 11/17/1989 (26) Acquired: 2011 Draft, 34th Round, Centenary College of Louisiana Statistics: 24 GS, 136 IP, 3.84 ERA, 135 H, 35 BB/127 K, .254 BAA While the Mets already have one of the best rotations in baseball, they still have a few solid arms that project to […]

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Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An industry source tells Mike Puma of the NY Post that Michael Cuddyer received a buyout valued in the $2 million to $3 million range to terminate his contract with the New York Mets in December when the veteran outfielder announced his retirement. Cuddyer, 36, was due to earn $12.5 million dollars in the final season […]

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Erik Goeddel Played Golf With Chase Utley During Offseason

An article by posted on February 28, 2016 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel Played Golf With Chase Utley During Offseason

Mets reliever Erik Goeddel told the Kristie Ackert of the Daily News that he played golf with Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley during the offseason while the two were in Mexico. It wasn’t something that he planned and in fact it was Erik’s brother Tyler who had arranged it. Tyler Goeddel, an outfielder in the Philadelphia system, […]

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Ruben Tejada Back On The Field, Still Upset Over Utley Slide

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Back On The Field, Still Upset Over Utley Slide

While Ruben Tejada is back on the field and recovering well from his broken leg, he is still upset with Chase Utley‘s controversial slide in the NLDS, writes the NY Post’s Kevin Kernan. “I’d like to see the fielder be protected,” the shortstop said. Tejada’s injury taking place in a big game on national television […]

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MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

Dash Winningham, who the Mets drafted out of high school during the 8th round of the 2014 draft, enters the season as one of the most promising power hitters in the Mets’ minor league system. The 20-year old first baseman blasted 12 home runs in 290 plate appearances for the Kingsport Mets, tying for league […]

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Market For LHP Antonio Bastardo “Heating Up”

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Market For LHP Antonio Bastardo “Heating Up”

According to Robert Murray of Baseball Essential, the market for top remaining relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo is “heating up,” and four teams are rumored to be interested, including the Blue Jays, Orioles, Dodgers and Mets. The Cubs also met with Bastardo’s agents during the Winter Meetings, but it is unclear whether they are still considering […]

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Wright Weighs In On Sandy, Cespedes and Health

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Weighs In On Sandy, Cespedes and Health

Despite the Mets’ slow offseason, David Wright is optimistic about what the team has done over the winter. While they haven’t acquired any big names, he believes the additions of Neil Walker, Asdrubal Cabrera and Alejandro De Aza were solid moves that have flown under the radar. (Mike Puma, NY Post) “There hasn’t been that […]

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Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson was on hand at the New York Athletic Club for Thursday’s Hall of Fame press conference for Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. After the event, spoke to reporters and fielded some questions about the state of the Mets. First and foremost, I was happy to learn that Sandy was […]

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Wuilmer Becerra Hitting Over .400, Asdrubal Cabrera With Walkoff Hit

An article by posted on December 30, 2015 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra Hitting Over .400, Asdrubal Cabrera With Walkoff Hit

Earlier this offseason there was a chance that the Mets could have lost outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra in the Rule 5 draft but thankfully teams decided to take a pass on the opportunity. Becerra extended his hitting streak last night to seven games with a 4 for 4 night. He knocked in his 11th run, […]

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