Tag: offseason

Terry Collins Now At A Career Crossroads

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Collins Now At A Career Crossroads

Buster Olney, in his latest for ESPN Insider, listed ten MLB players who are at a crossroads in 2015. He also managed to squeeze in one manager. Our manager. “The Mets’ pitching has matured, and Matt Harvey is on track to return from Tommy John surgery in 2015, making this a team poised to make […]

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MMO Mailbag: What Can We Expect From Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on December 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What Can We Expect From Brandon Nimmo

Vinny asks… I keep reading conflicting reports about Brandon Nimmo and whether he begins the season at Binghamton or at Las Vegas. Which is it? Do you think he could make his MLB debut in 2015 or is that a stretch? Which players does he compare to and do you think he’ll be a 30 […]

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MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

An article by posted on December 27, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

Joel Sherman of the New York Post asks whether the Mets relatively quiet offseason is a tactical decision, or just a lack of ingenuity by the front office coupled and more evidence that ownership lacks the financial resources to keep up with all the other teams. For example, is Michael Cuddyer the Mets’ big offseason move […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why This Offseason Has Been Incredibly Disappointing

An article by posted on December 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why This Offseason Has Been Incredibly Disappointing

An MMO Fan Shot by Harry S. Let me state that I have been a Mets fan for over 50 years. I remember going to my first game in 1964, and I still remember my teacher in elementary school allowing us to keep a radio on for the clinching game of the 1969 World Series […]

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Marlins Reel In Martin Prado In 5-Player Swap With Yankees

An article by posted on December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins Reel In Martin Prado In 5-Player Swap With Yankees

The New York Yankees have traded third baseman Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps to the Miami Marlins in exchange for pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, first baseman Garrett Jones and prospect Domingo German. The Marlins will also receive about $6 million in cash in the deal. Miami continues to add more major league pieces after already […]

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Mets Announce John Mayberry Signing, DFA Gonzalez Germen

An article by posted on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce John Mayberry Signing, DFA Gonzalez Germen

As was widely expected, to make room on the 40-man roster for outfielder John Mayberry Jr. the Mets have designated right-hander Gonzalez Germen for assignment. Germen spent parts of two seasons in the Mets’ bullpen, posting a combined 4.31 ERA with 64 strikeouts in 65 innings. December 12 Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirms […]

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Red Sox Deal Cespedes To Detroit For Porcello

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox Deal Cespedes To Detroit For Porcello

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Red Sox have traded Yoenis Cespedes and two other players to the Tigers for Rick Porcello and a minor leaguer. Porcello gives the Red Sox the starter they’ve been looking for. The 26 year old went 15-13 last season with a 3.43 ERA and 1.23 WHIP  in […]

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Giants Checked In On Daniel Murphy, But Mets Inclined To Keep Him

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Giants Checked In On Daniel Murphy, But Mets Inclined To Keep Him

December 8 Unless the Mets acquire an offensive minded shortstop this offseason, the Mets do not intend to shop or trade second baseman Daniel Murphy, according to Adam Rubin. Considering that the Mets will have to deal at least one of their top three young pitchers to acquire a shortstop of that caliber, it’s very […]

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Alderson: We Are Not Looking To Trade Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson: We Are Not Looking To Trade Bartolo Colon

Disputing an earlier report that the Mets would take on some salary if it would facilitate a Bartolo Colon trade, GM Sandy Alderson said the team is not anxious to deal the veteran starter. Alderson said the Mets are not considering eating part of Colon’s salary to facilitate a deal. “We like Bartolo and we […]

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Alderson On Trading Pitching: “Everyone’s Looking For Something For Nothing”

An article by posted on December 7, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson On Trading Pitching: “Everyone’s Looking For Something For Nothing”

Speaking to reporters at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson described his inability to trade one of his pitchers as follows: “Everybody’s looking for something for nothing.” As most of you already know, the Mets are actively trying to deal at least one of their bottom three starting pitchers; Bartolo […]

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