Tag: outfield

Mets And Yoenis Cespedes Haven’t Spoken About Contract

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets And Yoenis Cespedes Haven’t Spoken About Contract

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Mets have yet to speak to Yoenis Cespedes or his representatives regarding a contract past the 2016 season. Cespedes, who is expected to opt out of his current contract by Saturday, will be the premier outfield free agent this offseason at the age of 31. In 2016, he made […]

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If Not Cespedes Then Who?

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
If Not Cespedes Then Who?

With reports that the Mets do not expect they will be able to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes, the question is how do you replace the irreplaceable? Here are some options: FREE AGENTS Carlos Gomez As explained in an earlier MMO article, a rejuvenated Gomez could help the Mets by continuing to play a good center field […]

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Should The Mets Trade Curtis Granderson?

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade Curtis Granderson?

I want to start off by saying that I love Curtis Granderson. He plays with hustle and his off-field endeavors are admirable and laudable. He’s willing to do whatever is necessary to help the team, and is seen as a leader in the clubhouse. That being said, the Mets might want to consider the possibility of […]

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Should the Mets Bring Back Carlos Gomez?

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Bring Back Carlos Gomez?

Last year, the Mets quickly moved on from Yoenis Cespedes by agreeing to a one year deal with Alejandro De Aza so he could platoon with Juan Lagares in center field. At the time, the Mets had indicated they were willing to go two to three years for Cespedes, which was aligned with the Sandy […]

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MLB Exec Thinks Mets Could Deal Jay Bruce

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Exec Thinks Mets Could Deal Jay Bruce

There’s absolutely no question that the New York Mets will exercise the $13 million dollar option on outfielder Jay Bruce as soon as the World Series comes to an end. That much is clear. What isn’t so clear is what happens next. Clearly, Bruce had a rough go of it in New York, a city […]

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Here Are the Mets’ Options if Cespedes Opts Out

An article by posted on October 7, 2016 0 Comments
Here Are the Mets’ Options if Cespedes Opts Out

It looks as though the Mets’ offseason plans will be largely contingent on whether Yoenis Cespedes opts in or out of the two remaining years of his contract. If he opts in, then the Mets retain their best hitter for at least another season. But if he opts out, he will become one of the […]

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Ambiguous Cespedes, Will He Come Back?

An article by posted on October 6, 2016 0 Comments
Ambiguous Cespedes, Will He Come Back?

“Yo, will you come back??” After going 0-4 against Madison Bumgarner Wednesday night, Yoenis Cespedes‘ 2016 season came to a close. He slashed .280/.354/.530 with 31 home runs and 86 RBIs in only 132 games. Most fans say we can not win without him, however we just might have to. Last offseason, Cespedes signed a […]

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Lagares to Come Off The DL Today, Will Be Strictly Defensive Replacement

An article by posted on September 16, 2016 0 Comments
Lagares to Come Off The DL Today, Will Be Strictly Defensive Replacement

Juan Lagares will be activated from the disabled list before tonight’s game, the team announced this afternoon. Lagares has been out since late-July with a torn ligament in his left hand, which he had been dealing with for months prior to opting for surgery. He has not yet taken any live batting practice, so he […]

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10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

When Matt Ehalt of The Record asked Yoenis Cespedes about his opt-out clause and if he intended to honor all three years of his deal with the Mets, Cespedes flatly said, “Yes.”  However, Bob Klapisch, also of The Record, cautions the Mets to prepare for the worst as each dramatic home run only increases the odds that Cespedes will […]

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Out Of Left Field Matt Reynolds Rises To The Occasion

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Out Of Left Field Matt Reynolds Rises To The Occasion

I love a good underdog story and on Wednesday afternoon, utility infielder Matt Reynolds rose to the occasion and hit the home run that proved to be the game winner in the Mets’ 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field. It was his first major league home run. “That was probably one […]

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