Tag: payroll

Alderson Indicates Some Salaries Will Be Shed

An article by posted on November 13, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Indicates Some Salaries Will Be Shed

On Tuesday afternoon I fielded a reader’s question on whether the Mets were now doing better financially because of the recent Cuddyer signing. Of course they’re not. But right on cue, GM Sandy Alderson had the following to say regarding where the Mets payroll currently is and where it’s headed. He completely validated my earlier […]

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MMO Exclusive: I Guess Sandy Wasn’t Kidding After All

An article by posted on November 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: I Guess Sandy Wasn’t Kidding After All

One of our readers named Matt, reached out to me last week and wrote: I’ve been following MMO for the last two years or so, although I’ve only commented maybe once or twice. Thank you for the great content and dedication. Anyway, the reason I am writing is because I am taking a Literature of […]

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Red Sox Not Eager To Trade Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 9, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox Not Eager To Trade Yoenis Cespedes

2014: .260 AVG – 36 2B – 22 HR – 100 RBI – .719 OPS Appearing on MLB Network Radio, GM Ben Cherington said the Red Sox will listen to trade proposals for all of their outfielders, but that they’re not eager to deal any one of them including Yoenis Cespedes. “By this time we’ve talked […]

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Featured Post: Enemy At The Gates

An article by posted on November 5, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Enemy At The Gates

My family was kind of a Mets microcosm when I was growing up. My father and I were the die-hards with my sister offering casual support, while my mother was the long suffering enabler … Sister and Mom tolerated our tendency to hog the TV when a game was televised, but when the games ended […]

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MMO Mailbag: Will Mets Trade For Yoenis Cespedes?

An article by posted on October 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Will Mets Trade For Yoenis Cespedes?

Patrick G. asks… I am sick and tired of hedging on young and available players who can help this team get over the hump and into the postseason. Yasiel Puig wasn’t major league ready. Wrong! Jose Abreu‘s power wouldn’t translate. Wrong! Starlin Castro doesn’t fit our approach. Wrong! The Mets and even the fans are […]

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MMO Mailbag: Where Are Alderson’s Draft Picks?

An article by posted on October 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Where Are Alderson’s Draft Picks?

Gregg asks… I read that the Mets have drafted a greater percentage of high school players during the last three drafts, and have also passed over many supreme college talents in doing so.With many players who were drafted in the years 2011-2013 playing big roles this postseason, aren’t you the least bit worried that Sandy […]

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Could Mets Payroll Top $90 Million?

An article by posted on October 15, 2014 0 Comments
Could Mets Payroll Top $90 Million?

Adam Rubin of ESPN tried to answer a question that Mets fans have been wondering since halfway through the 2014 season this afternoon. What will the 2015 payroll be? There are only four players with guaranteed contracts. They are David Wright ($20 million), Curtis Granderson ($16 million), Bartolo Colon ($11 million) and Jonathon Niese ($7 […]

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MMO Hits & Misses: So What’s The Plan?

An article by posted on October 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Hits & Misses: So What’s The Plan?

Oh, Omar! We had a reunion of sorts on MMO on Tuesday. I think it’s absolutely amazing how the mere mention of Omar Minaya sends a beacon out to long forgotten readers who come scurrying back for a one night only performance. And the things you hear. my God, it’s incredible. For example we had […]

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Featured Post: Now Is The Time To Make A Difference

An article by posted on October 8, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Now Is The Time To Make A Difference

It is officially the time of the year when every Mets fan begins to try and figure out a way to turn this franchise into a contender in 2015. For the first time in a long time, there actually is a serious chance that with one or two moves – the Mets can be a […]

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Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York takes an educated guess that Mets payroll in 2015 will flirt with $100 million. I’m sorry, but I can’t see that happening after weeks of the general manager himself cautioning it would remain around the same $84 million, and the team’s COO Jeff Wilpon saying we shouldn’t expect a […]

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