Tag: outfield

Collins Defends Cespedes On Misplay In Center Field

An article by posted on March 25, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Defends Cespedes On Misplay In Center Field

In the top of the second inning of today’s 8-5 loss to the Astros, a questionable play by Mets center fielder Yoenis Cespedes on a drive to the base of the wall by A.J. Reed, led to an inside the park home run that left many people at Tradition Field scratching their heads. Reed drove […]

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MMO Exclusive: Mets Top ’15 Draft Pick Desmond Lindsay

An article by posted on March 3, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Mets Top ’15 Draft Pick Desmond Lindsay

The Mets selected Desmond Lindsay with their first draft choice (2nd round) of the 2015 draft from the Out-of-Door Academy in Sarasota Florida. The 19-year old right-handed hitter played first and third base in High School but the Mets had every intention of putting him in the outfield when they drafted him. Desmond ranked as high as […]

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Curtis Granderson Eyeing Another Big Season In 2016

An article by posted on March 3, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Eyeing Another Big Season In 2016

Right fielder Curtis Granderson was officially diagnosed with pinkeye on Tuesday, Mets officials confirmed. As a precaution, the team sent him home on Monday, as pinkeye is extremely contagious. While the hope is no one else on the team contracts pinkeye, I bet Granderson is hoping that his 2015 season will be very contagious heading […]

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Can This Year’s Outfield Be The Best In Team History?

An article by posted on January 29, 2016 0 Comments
Can This Year’s Outfield Be The Best In Team History?

So the big ticket purchases of the off-season are done, the core of the team is set and as fans, we have three things to focus on. Counting down to Pitchers and Catchers reporting in Port St. Lucie by watching the front page of MetsmerizedOnline.com. Check on the final touch-ups, like if we trade the […]

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Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

According to Marc Topkin of Tampa Bay Times the Tampa Bay Rays have an agreement in place on a one-year deal with Steve Pearce, pending a physical. He says that Pearce will DH some while playing the first base and a little outfield against left-handed pitching. Pearce struggled with the bat last year, hitting only […]

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Rockies Sign Gerardo Parra To Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Rockies Sign Gerardo Parra To Three-Year Deal

The Colorado Rockies have signed outfielder Gerardo Parra to a three-year, $27.5 million contract, according to multiple reports. The deal will pay Parra $26 million in salary over the three years and includes a fourth-year option at $12 million with a $1.5 million buyout. Parra, 28, has been linked to the Mets for months, including […]

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Wuilmer Becerra Hitting Over .400, Asdrubal Cabrera With Walkoff Hit

An article by posted on December 30, 2015 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra Hitting Over .400, Asdrubal Cabrera With Walkoff Hit

Earlier this offseason there was a chance that the Mets could have lost outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra in the Rule 5 draft but thankfully teams decided to take a pass on the opportunity. Becerra extended his hitting streak last night to seven games with a 4 for 4 night. He knocked in his 11th run, […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Claimed Off Waivers By Brewers

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Claimed Off Waivers By Brewers

According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Brewers have acquired Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis off the waiver wire. Nieuwenhuis, 28, has been with the Mets almost his entire career (the exception being a brief stint with the Angels this season), including the last four years on the major league club. In 693 plate appearances, […]

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Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

An article by posted on December 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

Wow, deal is for much more than initially reported. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free agent outfielder Alejandro De Aza will get a guaranteed $5.75 million plus incentives that could make the total deal worth $7 million. That some believe De Aza is getting that kind of money to replace Kirk Nieuwenhuis is […]

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Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Mets have left handed outfielders Will Venable and Alejandro De Aza on their radar in addition to Denard Span. Both players are potential options to platoon with Juan Lagares in center field, but Crasnick says the Mets are slow-playing the market. Venable, 33, batted .244/.320/.350  with six home […]

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