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Jacob deGrom Hopes Mets Starters Collectively Stay Healthy In 2017

An article by posted on January 18, 2017 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Hopes Mets Starters Collectively Stay Healthy In 2017

From DeLand, Florida where Jacob deGrom has been throwing for several weeks in his road to recovery from last season’s ulnar nerve surgery in his pitching elbow, the all-star righty said that he hopes 2017 will be the year where all five Mets starters stay healthy. “We’re all rooting for each other. We’re definitely excited. […]

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Jose Bautista Close To Re-Signing With The Blue Jays

An article by posted on January 16, 2017 0 Comments
Jose Bautista Close To Re-Signing With The Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are in serious discussions for a two-year deal that could be worth approximately $35 million. It was first reported by Jesse Sanchez on Twitter. Bautista is one of the best free agent hitters on the market, and his signing will […]

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Wilmer Flores, Mets Will Go To Arbitration

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores, Mets Will Go To Arbitration

This The Mets have agreed to sign nine of their ten arbitration-eligible players to contracts. The only one remaining is Wilmer Flores, who according to ESPN’s Adam Rubin, will take the team to an arbitration hearing. According to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman, the Mets have filed at $1.8 million, while Flores is requesting $2.2 million. […]

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Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

According to Roch Kubato of MASN, the Orioles and Mark Trumbo have not made any progress in their contract discussions.  While it was noted the Orioles remain interested in re-signing Trumbo, it is believed the two sides are not going to be able to reach a deal. In a separate report from Ken Rosenthal of […]

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Winter Ball Update: Familia With Second Straight Perfect Outing

An article by posted on January 9, 2017 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Familia With Second Straight Perfect Outing

Jeurys Familia made his fourth appearance of the Dominican winter league playoffs on Sunday night and pitched a perfect eighth inning for the Gigantes del Cibao. He got a pop out by Hanley Ramirez followed by ground outs from Jason Rogers and Diory Hernandez. The Tigres del Licey defeated the Gigantes del Cibao by a […]

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Mets Still Need A Lefty Reliever

An article by posted on January 7, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Still Need A Lefty Reliever

In an article posted by Jon Heyman on FanRagSports.com, the journalist documents the winners and losers of the winter meetings. As many of us are already aware, the Mets made a big splash by resigning Yoenis Cespedes, but still haven’t signed a lefty reliever and need to trade one of their corner outfielders. While they […]

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Steven Matz Wants To Make 30 Starts In 2017

An article by posted on December 30, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Wants To Make 30 Starts In 2017

New York Mets starter Steven Matz was at his alma mater Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, New York today. He was hosting a “Meet the Matz” all-day baseball clinic. During the clinic, Matz told Jamie Stuart of Newsday, that his goal for the 2017 season was to make 30 starts. He recently resumed […]

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Can The Mets Replace Jerry Blevins Internally?

An article by posted on December 28, 2016 0 Comments
Can The Mets Replace Jerry Blevins Internally?

Jerry Blevins was very effective for the Mets in 2016. While that helped get the Mets to the Wild Card game, it also might have set his price out of the Mets’ range this offseason. With other lefty relievers like Brett Cecil getting big contracts, the 33 year-old free agent has set his sights on […]

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MMO Mailbag: A Frosty Christmas Brew With Some Mets Thoughts Too

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: A Frosty Christmas Brew With Some Mets Thoughts Too

Here are some questions straight out of our comment threads or that were supposed to be responded to during our Talkin’ Mets Live podcast but never got to them. 1. The Nationals have made a significant upgrade to last season’s division winning team, while the Mets are essentially the same team minus Bartolo and Blevins. […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Playing 2B In Winter Ball, Expected To Play In WBC

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Playing 2B In Winter Ball, Expected To Play In WBC

Asdrubal Cabrera, 31, has been playing Winter Ball in Venezuela. So far, he has gone 0-11 with one walk while playing second base and DH. He also plans to play for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in a few months. Sandy Alderson was initially hesitant about him playing this winter, citing his strained patellar […]

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