Tag: potential

Three Things We Learned From Asisstant GM John Ricco Today

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Three Things We Learned From Asisstant GM John Ricco Today

Assistant GM John Ricco spoke with reporters on Tuesday and said: 1. The Mets met again with Ben Zobrist’s agents and while they have not  a final offer they discussed the parameters for a potential deal and will negotiate further if needed. “Not quite that close but each know the general parameters, but not at the point […]

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MMO Mailbag: What Does The Future Hold For Sean Gilmartin?

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What Does The Future Hold For Sean Gilmartin?

Dave in Spain asks… Do you know what the Mets long-term plans are for Sean Gilmartin? Is it definite that he´ll be in the pen in 2016, or could he possibly go back to being a starter in Vegas? Thanks! Joe D. replies… Ah… Sean Gilmartin, what a fantastic story he was this season. The young left-hander […]

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The Mets’ Playoff Starting Rotation Is Terrifyingly Good

An article by posted on September 29, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets’ Playoff Starting Rotation Is Terrifyingly Good

The more you look at the Mets’ probable playoff rotation, the more likely it seems that they will be able to make a deep run in October. Dave Cameron of FanGraphs recently wrote a piece talking about how dangerous the Mets are looking right now, pointing out the incredible rotation, above-average offense, and bullpen that […]

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Would You Trade Matt Harvey for Xander Bogaerts?

An article by posted on September 18, 2015 0 Comments
Would You Trade Matt Harvey for Xander Bogaerts?

A topic being discussed recently in the Boston area in sports media and sports talk radio involves Mets pitcher Matt Harvey. The question they are asking Red Sox fans is: Would you trade shortstop Xander Bogaerts for New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey? Red Sox beat writer Peter Abraham himself actuality posed the question […]

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Waiting for Cespedes

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Waiting for Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes has already had a big impact on the Mets in his short time with the team. His acquisition alone has been lauded by Mets players as a sign that the front office was finally willing to go all in for a playoff run. His daily presence in the Mets lineup has helped create a […]

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Alderson Says Mets Will Turn To Internal Bullpen Options… Applause.

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Will Turn To Internal Bullpen Options… Applause.

Sandy Alderson told Mike Puma of the New York Post that any help to bolster the Mets bullpen will not come externally, but that they will look at in-house options like Vic Black. “I don’t foresee us making a trade,” Alderson said. “Black is certainly among the internal options we continue to monitor.” While Black […]

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Innings Limits Are Problematic For October Baseball

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Innings Limits Are Problematic For October Baseball

The Mets’ most recent post-trade deadline surge has the team, fans and writers all thinking optimistically to the potential for October baseball in Queens for the first time since 2006. While everything from the team’s offensive surge to the Nationals’ inability to get out of their own way bodes well for the Metropolitans as October […]

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Collins Believes Mets Rotation Will Soon Be The Talk Of Baseball

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Believes Mets Rotation Will Soon Be The Talk Of Baseball

According to Steven Marcus of Newsday, Terry Collins says that it’s only matter of time before the team’s rotation becomes the envy of the league. “There’ll be a lot of talk about ‘well, we’ve got to face the Mets,’ ” Collins said Sunday. “When our young pitching — when they’re all healthy — there’s going […]

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Prospect Pulse: Seth Lugo Exceeding Expectations

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Seth Lugo Exceeding Expectations

Mets minor league pitcher Seth Lugo has gone unnoticed for most of his career, but he is now starting to gain more recognition due to an impressive start to the 2015 season. In 19.2 innings for Double-A Binghamton, Lugo is 2-0 with a stellar 1.37 ERA. During his last outing on Tuesday, Lugo allowed just one […]

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What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

The Mets announced on Thursday night that 21-year-old Dilson Herrera was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas. Herrera is hitting .370 at Las Vegas with eight doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs in 20 games. I rounded up some recent quotes about Herrera and they all seem to agree that this exciting young second baseman […]

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Mets Errors Costly in Subway Series Rubber Match

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Errors Costly in Subway Series Rubber Match

The Mets followed up Saturday’s victory with a very sloppy, error filled game and that proved to be costly in a 6-4 loss to the Yankees in the rubber game of the Subway Series at Yankee Stadium. The Mets made 4 errors on the field and a few other boneheaded miscues as well. “Tonight wasn’t […]

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