Tag: potential

Why Are Teams Always Insisting On Syndergaard?

An article by posted on January 12, 2015 0 Comments
Why Are Teams Always Insisting On Syndergaard?

As we reported last night, another potential deal for a shortstop – in this case Ian Desmond – fell by the wayside when the Tampa Bay Rays insisted on Noah Syndergaard plus another prospect in return. They also demanded Syndergaard in a trade for Ben Zobrist before eventually trading him to Oakland. It’s amazing how […]

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Mets Recently Balked at Potential Deals for Ben Zobrist and Ian Desmond

An article by posted on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Recently Balked at Potential Deals for Ben Zobrist and Ian Desmond

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets were discussing a three-team blockbuster trade that would have landed them shortstop Ian Desmond from the Nationals while Washington ended up with second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Rays. The three teams were discussing the deal in recent days, but the “conversations […]

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I Wouldn’t Trade Our Roster With Any Other Team In The NL East

An article by posted on January 10, 2015 0 Comments
I Wouldn’t Trade Our Roster With Any Other Team In The NL East

I was going through some old posts from a couple of years ago looking for something I once had written about Juan Lagares when I came across this photo. It was taken by a Mets staffer during a flight and posted on Mets.com, and I used it in a post that said, “the Mets future […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Do The Mets Have A Shot?

An article by posted on December 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Do The Mets Have A Shot?

An MMO Fan Shot by Bobby Beneventano As is normally case with the New York Mets, one can find him or herself looking at the roster going into the season saying, ‘this team could actually be pretty good’. Of course, we’re all too familiar with finding ourselves singing an entirely different tune come late spring, […]

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Summarizing and Grading the Mets’ Winter Meetings

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Summarizing and Grading the Mets’ Winter Meetings

Sandy Alderson said on Wednesday that while there’s been no trades made at the Winter Meetings, he and his staff have had many conversations with various teams about a number of different opportunities. He reiterated that this afternoon before he and his staff departed the Winter Meetings and headed back to New York. Alderson maintains […]

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MMO Fan Shot: It’s Time To Embrace Our Team

An article by posted on December 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: It’s Time To Embrace Our Team

An MMO Fan Shot by James “Master of Papas” Davison I’ll admit to being a lurker on these boards for awhile. The thing that brings me back to this site, again and again, is the civil and intelligent discourse that takes place here. So in the vein of “Fan Shots”, I offer this short take […]

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Mets Actively Shopping Gee, Niese, Colon In Pitching Rich Market

An article by posted on December 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Actively Shopping Gee, Niese, Colon In Pitching Rich Market

In a followup to Sunday’s Joel Sherman column about the ill-timing of the Mets and trying to unload pitching in a pitching rich market, his colleague Ken Davidoff reports that the Mets are “actively” trying to deal at least one of the “bottom three” in their rotation; Bartolo Colon, Dillon Gee, or Jon Niese. “None […]

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Prospect Pulse: Dilson Herrera, 2B

An article by posted on November 29, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Dilson Herrera, 2B

Dilson Herrera had perhaps the most impressive season of any Mets prospect this year. Herrera batted .323 with 13 home runs, 71 RBI and 23 steals while playing second base for High-A St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton. He was a major force in the B-Mets lineup in the second half with an outstanding .340/.406/.560 slash […]

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What If Sandy Is Blowing Smoke On Flores?

An article by posted on November 27, 2014 0 Comments
What If Sandy Is Blowing Smoke On Flores?

For the better part of two months now, Sandy Alderson has been telling everyone about how impressed he is with Wilmer Flores and the prospect of him being the Mets everyday shortstop next season. Last week, he said about Flores’ defense that it’s not a disqualifier. “He did a nice job for us last year. […]

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Mets In Enviable Position To Break Starting Pitching Mold

An article by posted on November 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets In Enviable Position To Break Starting Pitching Mold

The issue of innings caps for Met starting pitchers in 2015 would be mitigated if the Mets thought forward and initiated a six-man starting pitching rotation.  For many, the idea of a six man starting pitching rotation is too revolutionary and defies what is believed to be standard protocol in most baseball circles. Yet, the […]

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