Tag: outfield

MMO Mailbag: Why Not Jhonny Peralta At Shortstop?

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Why Not Jhonny Peralta At Shortstop?

Jhonny Peralta is now eligible to return to the Detroit Tigers’ active roster after serving his suspension for his part in the Biogenesis scandal. However, when he does come back it likely won’t be as a shortstop according to beat writers and he will begin a transition to left field. Peralta has never played the outfield […]

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MLBTR: Abreu Takes First Step Towards Free Agency

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
MLBTR: Abreu Takes First Step Towards Free Agency

MLB Trade Rumors is reporting that Cuban prospect Jose Dariel Abreu has officially established residency in Haiti according to what a source told Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Essentially, Abreu has cleared the first hurdle toward signing with a major league team. He now has to file the proper paperwork with MLB and once he does that, he […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Rookie Has Impressed You The Most?

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Rookie Has Impressed You The Most?

Which Mets rookie has impressed you the most this season? Joe S. - Zack Wheeler has impressed me the most. He came with a ton of expectations and has shown improvement with each outing. If he can match Harvey’s focus he will be a force to be reckoned with. Rob C. – Wheeler for toughing it out and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

John B. asks… Do you really believe the Mets will spend this offseason or that they will contend in 2014? Joe D. replies… In a word, yes. I do believe they will spend as they do have many areas they need to address, and they are fresh out of All Star caliber players to trade […]

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Byrd Promised To Teach Satin To Play Outfield This Offseason

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Byrd Promised To Teach Satin To Play Outfield This Offseason

Marlon Byrd may be gone, but he still may have a big impact on the Mets going forward. You see, Before departing the Mets in a trade to the Pirates last week, the veteran Byrd told his Southern California neighbor Josh Satin that he will spend time this offseason teaching him to play the outfield, according […]

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Does Juan Lagares’ Defense Warrant A Starting Job No Matter What?

An article by posted on August 30, 2013 0 Comments
Does Juan Lagares’ Defense Warrant A Starting Job No Matter What?

We all know the deal by now: Juan Lagares is pretty good in the outfield. No, scratch that — he’s probably the best defensive center fielder I have seen on the Mets since Carlos Beltran. He takes great routes to balls, accelerates with ease, and packs a cannon for an arm. He’s always been touted […]

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Den Dekker Gets Unexpected Audition With Four Weeks To Go

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Den Dekker Gets Unexpected Audition With Four Weeks To Go

With the Mets trading Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates today, the door is left open for one of the biggest enigmas in the organization: Matt den Dekker. Den Dekker, 26, was a fifth-round draft pick in 2010 after an illustrious career at the University of Florida. The outfielder gradually rose through the ranks of […]

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Lucas Duda Is Glad To Be Back Even If It’s In A Reduced Role

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Is Glad To Be Back Even If It’s In A Reduced Role

Yesterday, after the team recalled Lucas Duda from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned outfielder Mike Baxter back to the minors, the former everyday left fielder for the Mets was all smiles. “Anytime you’re in the big leagues everything is good,” Duda said. ”I wasn’t hitting too good in my rehab assignment, so it is what it is. […]

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Is Juan Lagares An Everyday Center Fielder?

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Is Juan Lagares An Everyday Center Fielder?

YES!!! Mets righthander Dillon Gee credits his improved performance to his defense because he doesn’t have to be afraid to pitch to contact, he especially singles out Juan Lagares. “It gives you confidence to keep attacking because you know you’ve got guys out there that are playing hard and making all the plays for you,” […]

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How The Mets Almost Derailed The Career Of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
How The Mets Almost Derailed The Career Of Juan Lagares

In a chat for ESPN Insider, baseball analyst Keith Law fielded a couple of questions about the Mets including one on Juan Lagares. Keith Law: Pretty darn good defender, better than I’d ever heard (never saw him before he reached the majors). He was 10th on my Mets prospect rankings before 2012, so he was on […]

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