Tag: pitching

MMO Exclusive Interview: 2016 First Rounder Justin Dunn

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MMO Exclusive Interview: 2016 First Rounder Justin Dunn

The New York Mets added yet another high upside pitcher to their system last year, drafting and signing Boston College right-hander Justin Dunn in the first round of the MLB Draft (19th overall). The Freeport native grew up just thirty minutes from Shea Stadium and Citi Field, attending many games as a youth. Dunn, 21, […]

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Blevins ‘Happy And Excited To Be Back’ In New York

An article by posted on 13/02/2017 0 Comments
Blevins ‘Happy And Excited To Be Back’ In New York

Speaking with Matt Ehalt of northjersey.com, Jerry Blevins voiced his pleasure in returning to the Mets. He joked that reporters weren’t the only ones bugging him about where he was signing this offseason, but family members and friends were doing it too. “They were like, ‘Where are you going? I know you know. What’s the inside […]

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Price Tag For Jerry Blevins Starts At Two Years, $12MM

An article by posted on 27/01/2017 0 Comments
Price Tag For Jerry Blevins Starts At Two Years, $12MM

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the agents for lefty relievers Jerry Blevins and Boone Logan are telling interested teams that each will secure at least a two-year deal, $12 million deal. The Toronto Blue Jays are one of the teams that has interest in bringing in a lefty reliever and have shown interest in […]

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Mets Have Two Officials Watch Craig Breslow Showcase

An article by posted on 27/01/2017 0 Comments
Mets Have Two Officials Watch Craig Breslow Showcase

Left-handed reliever Craig Breslow held a showcase on Monday that was attended by 13-16 teams. Among those teams was the New York Mets according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Rosenthal reported that the Mets had two officials at the showcase and that scouts were impressed with Breslow’s new lower arm angle. The Mets are […]

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Could Rick Peterson Cure the Mets’ Pitching Injuries?

An article by posted on 26/01/2017 0 Comments
Could Rick Peterson Cure the Mets’ Pitching Injuries?

Former New York Mets pitching coach, Rick Peterson spoke with John Harper of the NYDN regarding the injuries of the team’s pitching staff. Peterson believes he may have the cure to help what ails this staff frequently. Peterson is a firm believer that if the team’s young power pitchers were to throw with a bit […]

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Dodgers Acquire Logan Forsythe From Rays For De Leon

An article by posted on 23/01/2017 0 Comments
Dodgers Acquire Logan Forsythe From Rays For De Leon

According to both teams on Twitter, the Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired infielder Logan Forsythe from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for prospect RHP Jose De Leon. Forsythe, 30, came up in 2011 with the San Diego Padres, but has spent the last three seasons with the Rays. The last two seasons have been especially […]

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Chad Kreuter Named New St. Lucie Mets Skipper

An article by posted on 19/01/2017 0 Comments
Chad Kreuter Named New St. Lucie Mets Skipper

The New York Mets have announced Chad Kreuter will become the 17th manager in the history of the St. Lucie Mets. St. Lucie is the Mets High-A affiliate that plays in the Florida State League. Kreuter said this in a team press release, ”It is an honor to be named a manager in professional baseball. The Mets are […]

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Jacob deGrom Hopes Mets Starters Collectively Stay Healthy In 2017

An article by posted on 18/01/2017 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Hopes Mets Starters Collectively Stay Healthy In 2017

From DeLand, Florida where Jacob deGrom has been throwing for several weeks in his road to recovery from last season’s ulnar nerve surgery in his pitching elbow, the all-star righty said that he hopes 2017 will be the year where all five Mets starters stay healthy. “We’re all rooting for each other. We’re definitely excited. […]

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Mets, Familia Settle On $7.4 Million To Avoid Arbitration

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Mets, Familia Settle On $7.4 Million To Avoid Arbitration

According to James Wagner of The New York Times on Twitter, the Mets and RHP Jeurys Familia have settled on $7.425 million, avoiding arbitration. Pace Law School projections had Familia getting $7.37 million. Familia, 27, led major league baseball with 51 saves this past season which also set a new single season franchise record. He […]

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Edgardo Alfonzo Named Brooklyn Cyclones Manager

An article by posted on 05/01/2017 0 Comments
Edgardo Alfonzo Named Brooklyn Cyclones Manager

The Brooklyn Cyclones have announced that former Mets great and last year’s bench coach Edgardo Alfonzo will be their new manager for the 2017 season. Fonzie will become the 11th manager in Cyclones history as they look to make the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Alfonzo is part of a minor shake-up of […]

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