Tag: offseason

Revisiting The Decision Not To Re-Sign LaTroy Hawkins

An article by posted on April 20, 2014 0 Comments
Revisiting The Decision Not To Re-Sign LaTroy Hawkins

As was reported earlier, Kyle Farnsworth has been named the new Mets closer by Terry Collins. Jose Valverde lost the job after a series of dreadful outings in which he allowed four home runs in his last three appearances. At 38, Farnsworth has closed on two previous occasions in his 16 year major league career which includes 54 saves and 43 […]

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Colon May Miss Next Start With Back Issues

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
Colon May Miss Next Start With Back Issues

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reports that Bartolo Colon was suffering with a back issue in his last start and that he could miss his next scheduled start on Saturday according to a team source. Colon, who turns 41 next month, has been receiving treatment on his back for the past two days. The […]

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Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

April 11 Outfielder Chris Young played in an extended spring training game on Thursday and had two singles, two walks and a sacrifice fly in five innings. On Friday he appeared in another extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie which went very well. The Mets announced that Young is now headed for a […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Juan!!!

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Juan!!!

Good morning, Mets fans! Great win last night. Juan Lagares is on my mind after getting the game-winning hit to help us beat the Braves, so let’s talk about him, and see if I can get through this entire article without making Juan single pun. Wait, never mind. During the offseason and throughout spring training, […]

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With A Heavy Heart, Colon Delivers A Sparkling Performance

An article by posted on April 9, 2014 0 Comments
With A Heavy Heart, Colon Delivers A Sparkling Performance

One of my favorite moves of the offseason was the signing of Bartolo Colon to a two year, $20 million dollar deal. And while I never expected him to duplicate his near-Cy Young season of a year ago, I loved the veteran presence he was bringing and his ability to bear down in every game, […]

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An Offseason Of Unrealized Expectations

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
An Offseason Of Unrealized Expectations

I don’t know about you, but this offseason has dragged on for as long as any I can ever remember since writing my first post about the Mets almost ten years ago to the day. As one who has chronicled this offseason word by word and sentence by sentence from it’s infancy in early October […]

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ESPN: Sandy Alderson Resumes Peddling Ike Davis Again

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN: Sandy Alderson Resumes Peddling Ike Davis Again

The first base battle between Ike Davis and Lucas Duda has yet to get underway in Grapefruit League games, but both players seem to be nearing a return to the lineup. Yesterday, they both got at-bats in minor-league camp, with Duda (hamstring) going 3-for-4 with a homer, double and a walk, and Davis (calf)was 1-for-4 […]

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Chances Of Mets Signing Drew “Very Slim”

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
Chances Of Mets Signing Drew “Very Slim”

A friend of Stephen Drew called the Mets’ chances of getting Drew “very slim” as it becomes more obvious agent Scott Boras is willing to wait until after the season begins to sign his client, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. This is the first thing I’ve read that actually makes any sense […]

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Time Now For Balls and Bats, Not Brickbats

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Time Now For Balls and Bats, Not Brickbats

After experiencing my first offseason following a site such as MMO, I have arrived at the belief that what is said in the offseason, should stay in the offseason. Especially now, days before spring training begins in earnest for the 2014 New York Mets. When Joe D. gave me an opportunity to write a few […]

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Wilmer Flores Will Get His Shot At Shortstop

An article by posted on February 15, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Will Get His Shot At Shortstop

Howard asks… Do you really think Terry Collins will play Wilmer Flores at shortstop and do you think there is any chance he can stick there? Joe D. replies… You never know with Terry Collins, but this time I believe him. I do think Flores will get a very long look at shortstop as he […]

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