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Cubs Interested In Mets’ Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Cubs Interested In Mets’ Starting Pitchers

Prior to the 2015 season, many believed the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets made likely trade partners because the Cubs had young hitting with a need for pitching, and the Mets had young pitching with a need for hitters. A deal between the two teams never materialized. However, that didn’t prevent either team […]

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Steven Matz Expected to Have Normal Offseason

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Expected to Have Normal Offseason

New York Mets left-handed pitcher Steven Matz was a guest on WOR radio last night and said he had been cleared by the team doctors to proceed with his normal offseason routine. The doctors said, ‘You’re good to go, progress with your normal offseason,’” Matz told WOR. Matz, 25, had surgery in early October to […]

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Frank Viola Will Remain As Las Vegas 51s Pitching Coach

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Frank Viola Will Remain As Las Vegas 51s Pitching Coach

Former Mets pitcher and current Las Vegas 51s pitching coach Frank Viola was a finalist for the Orioles pitching coach position. Fortunately for the Mets, the Orioles went in another direction. According to the Baltimore Sun, the Orioles have hired former Mets reliever and recently fired Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell to take over for the recently retired Dave […]

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Astros Acquire Brian McCann From Yankees

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Brian McCann From Yankees

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Brian McCann from the New York Yankees, bursting any hopes that that he would be acquired by the New York Mets. Aww shucks… The Yankees have made trading McCann a top priority as phenom Gary Sanchez took over the catching position and hit the ground running in the second […]

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MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that Major League Baseball and MLB Player’s Union are discussing multiple changes to regular season rosters. One of the changes being discussed is the regular season roster size growing from 25 to 26 players. In exchange for that, the player’s union may be willing to agree on limiting […]

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Orioles Considering Frank Viola For Pitching Coach

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Considering Frank Viola For Pitching Coach

According to Jim Duquette on Twitter, the Orioles are considering former Met player and coach Frank Viola to be their new pitching coach. Viola was hired by the Mets in 2011 to be the Brooklyn Cyclones pitching coach. Then, in 2012 and 2013, he was the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats pitching coach. After winning Coach […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

NOAH SYNDERGAARD, RHP Player Data: Age: 24, B/T: Left/Right, Free Agency: 2022 2016 Primary Stats: 14-9, 2.60 ERA, 30 GS, 183.2 IP, 218 K, 43 BB, 1.15 WHIP 2016 Review: It seemed only fitting that Noah Syndergaard would get the Mets their first win of the 2016 season against the defending World Series Champion Kansas City Royals. […]

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MMO Exclusive: Mets Relief Prospect Paul Sewald

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Mets Relief Prospect Paul Sewald

Paul Sewald was drafted by the Mets in the 2012 draft in the 10th round out of the University of San Diego. The right-handed reliever made his pro debut in spectacular fashion with the Brooklyn Cyclones. He had a 1.88 ERA, 0.98 WHIP and went 4 for 4 in save chances. Paul would follow up his […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Matt Harvey, RHP

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Matt Harvey, RHP

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to his […]

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Mets Want To Bring Back Bartolo Colon, We Say Lets Do It!

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Want To Bring Back Bartolo Colon, We Say Lets Do It!

According to Jon Heyman of Knuckleball the Mets would like to keep the Major Leagues’ sexiest pitcher in New York for the 2017 season.  Bartolo Colon, 43, surpassed everyone’s expectations in 2016, going 15-8 with a 3.43 ERA. He tossed 191.2 innings, striking out 128 and walking only 32. In a year plagued with injuries, he […]

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