Tag: offseason

MMO Week In Review: 9/29 – 10/5

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Week In Review: 9/29 – 10/5

News and Notes The Mets announced that Wally Backman won’t be joining the big league coaching staff, but told him he could return as manager of the Las Vegas 51s if he wanted. No word from Backman. Read more. Jacob deGrom strengthened his case for the NL Rookie of the Year award by winning top […]

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Mets Regret Jhonny Peralta, Not Nelson Cruz

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Regret Jhonny Peralta, Not Nelson Cruz

Looking back at last offseason, it’s pretty clear that the Mets had a few targets. One was Curtis Granderson who they locked up in early December for four years and $60 million. The other was Jhonny Peralta. With a much higher asking price than he originally anticipated, Sandy Alderson decided against signing the veteran shortstop […]

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Early Bullpen Failures Led To Deep Hole

An article by posted on October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Early Bullpen Failures Led To Deep Hole

Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal, pointed out a staggering statistic a few days ago. The Mets opened the season 10-20 in one-run games, finishing at 26-29. After that horrible beginning of the season, they improved to 16-9 in one-run games down the stretch. It’s no surprise that the turnaround occurred around the time […]

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Rockies Won’t Move Key Pieces

An article by posted on October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Rockies Won’t Move Key Pieces

According Bill Geivett, the Rockies senior vice president of Major League operations, the team likes what they have and won’t look to make major changes in the offseason. In a report filed by Thomas Harding of MLB.com, the Rockies will be bringing back the majority of their front office personal and think they have the […]

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Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York takes an educated guess that Mets payroll in 2015 will flirt with $100 million. I’m sorry, but I can’t see that happening after weeks of the general manager himself cautioning it would remain around the same $84 million, and the team’s COO Jeff Wilpon saying we shouldn’t expect a […]

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Alderson Says Mets Will Likely Make Citi Field More Homer Friendly

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Will Likely Make Citi Field More Homer Friendly

After the Mets handily defeated the Astros by a score of 8-3 on Sunday to close out the season, Sandy Alderson met with the media and fielded questions about the state of the team and shared some early offseason thoughts. “Offensively, we need to score some more runs and in a couple of places in […]

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Everything Hinges On Wright Returning To All Star Form

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
Everything Hinges On Wright Returning To All Star Form

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post conveys that David Wright is stoked about the direction the Mets are heading and knows the front office must acquire a couple of key pieces this offseason to avoid a seventh straight losing season. Ironically, Kernan argues, the biggest piece the Mets have to acquire is one David […]

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MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

Mets third baseman David Wright came clean on Wednesday, telling Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that his persistence in playing with an injured shoulder may caused much more damage than what has been reported. “When I got hurt, the ligaments and the cuff and everything else that holds my shoulder in place were damaged and stretched […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Was Flores’ Development Strategy Actually a Budgetary Strategy?

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Was Flores’ Development Strategy Actually a Budgetary Strategy?

An MMO Fan Shot by Pedro’s Rooster In Thursday’s New York Post, Sandy Alderson spoke of the organization’s feelings about Wilmer Flores, presumably as part of the team’s future. “We’re getting a lot more comfortable,” Alderson said. “One of the reasons for giving Flores as much playing time as we have is to build up […]

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Alderson Impressed with Nimmo’s Batting Practice

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Impressed with Nimmo’s Batting Practice

The Sterling-Award winners in the Mets organization were in attendance Monday night to not only receive their awards, but also participate in batting practice and meet the team and front office. Brandon Nimmo was one of the attendees, who won the Sterling Award as the best player at Single-A St. Lucie Mets. Nimmo played 62 […]

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