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Rated MLB’s No. 85 Prospect, Rafael Montero Is Still Underrated

An article by posted on January 27, 2014 0 Comments
Rated MLB’s No. 85 Prospect, Rafael Montero Is Still Underrated

Back in November, I wrote a piece here on MMO entitled Montero is Better Than People Think. You can read that post in its entirety below, but it’s nice to see that Montero is starting to get the kind of recognition he deserves. Montero was recently ranked on MLB’s Top 100 prospect list at No. 85. […]

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Mets Officials Call Fernando Rodney A Long Shot

An article by posted on January 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Officials Call Fernando Rodney A Long Shot

Disputing what Jon Heyman reported on Friday, the Mets are talking to free agent closer Fernando Rodney according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. However, Dan Martin of the NY Post says that one team official called the chances of landing him a long shot. “I’m not sure there’s a fit there,” the official said. Another team […]

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Balfour Turns Down Mets Offer, Signs For $12 Million With Rays

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
Balfour Turns Down Mets Offer, Signs For $12 Million With Rays

3:45 PM Update: Adam Rubin writes on Twitter, “I’m told point blank from ultra-reliable Mets source: Mets had same offer to Balfour as Rays, but he preferred living in Florida.” 3:00 PM Original Post: Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, reports that the Mets offered RHP  Grant Balfour a larger deal than the two-year, $12 million contract […]

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Mets Could Still Add More Starting Pitching

An article by posted on January 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Could Still Add More Starting Pitching

Updated Post 1/20 According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Assistant GM John Ricco said the team could still sign additional starting pitchers, despite the recent signing of lefthander John Lannan to a minor league contract. It’s probably a good idea to bring in another arm or two and have them compete this Spring and then provide […]

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Scouts Are Raving About Jeurys Familia

An article by posted on December 31, 2013 0 Comments
Scouts Are Raving About Jeurys Familia

Jeurys Familia hasn’t thrown a lot this winter, but when he has, he’s been lights out, missing a ton of bats and flashing the mid-to-upper-90s velocity that has scouts raving, writes Baseball Prospectus. You can’t put a lot of stock in winter league performances, but you can put a ton of stock in young pitchers returning […]

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Parnell Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

An article by posted on December 17, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

During a brief media session at Citi Field today, Sandy Alderson updated us on Bobby Parnell who is recovering from surgery last September to repair a herniated disk in his neck . Speaking about the 30 pound weight loss that was reported in October, Sandy said, ”he’s regained the weight and is about to start throwing again.” […]

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We Want Your Mets Themed Holiday Songs!

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
We Want Your Mets Themed Holiday Songs!

The first submission of a Mets themed holiday sports song has arrived.  It would make New York Post sport columnist Mike Vaccaro proud.  The song was written by a lifetime New York Met fan from Rye, New York, named Robert Fuchs and is called “Let It Snow.” Met fans have until Wednesday, December 18, to […]

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Ike Davis Update: Rays Re-Sign James Loney

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Update: Rays Re-Sign James Loney

Dun Dun Duh… The Rays have reached an agreement with James Loney on a three-year, $21MM contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, pending a physical. Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel also adds: The problem is, as the pool of first-base candidates dwindles, the tougher it is. The Mets originally asked for pitching prospect Tyler Thornburg […]

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Mets Will Likely Keep Murphy Unless They Are Overwhelmed

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Likely Keep Murphy Unless They Are Overwhelmed

In a quick update to this post from yesterday, a team that likes Daniel Murphy and checked in on him told ESPN New York that the Mets’ asking price was “substantial.” That led the source to speculate that the Mets ultimately may hold onto the second baseman. “The team that approached the Mets, by the way, had no […]

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Brewers Continue To Pursue Hart, Out On Davis

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Brewers Continue To Pursue Hart, Out On Davis

Last night we reported that MMO Senior Editor, John Delcos, spoke with a team executive from the Milwaukee Brewers who said that the “Mets were asking for more than they were willing to give up for Ike Davis.” “It makes more sense for us to re-sign Corey Hart and we won’t have to lose any assets […]

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