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Mets Will Have Three Scouts At Yasmani Tomas Showcase

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Have Three Scouts At Yasmani Tomas Showcase

Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas will have his showcase in the Dominican Republic this Sunday, and while most teams including the Mets are expected to have a look, his price tag will eliminate most of them from bidding for his services. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that bidding could go as high as $100 million […]

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Winning or Whining, It’s Your Move Sandy

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Winning or Whining, It’s Your Move Sandy

The other night Gary Cohen mentioned that the Mets currently have the highest winning percentage across their minor league affiliates in all of professional baseball. At some point the hope is it will all translate to the major league level, however, those of us who’ve studied this game for any length of time know that […]

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Which Players Are Vulnerable On Mets 40 Man Roster?

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Which Players Are Vulnerable On Mets 40 Man Roster?

Heading into the off-season with a full 40 man roster, the flexibility needed to make any hoped-for-yet-unlikely personnel additions of a significant nature will require Mets team management to make some choices that may signal the end of several players’ association with the organization. While this situation is a regular occurrence following the end of […]

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Putting Lucas Duda’s Season in Perspective

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
Putting Lucas Duda’s Season in Perspective

Lucas Duda burst onto the scene in 2011 with a stellar offensive season. “The Dude” finished his rookie season with a .292 batting average, .370 OBP and slugged .482 with an OPS of .852. After a couple of disappointing seasons, it seems as if Duda has finally come into his own. His 27 HRs currently […]

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Lagares Single Handedly Takes Down Braves In Opener

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Single Handedly Takes Down Braves In Opener

Opening up a three game series at home against the Braves on Tuesday night, it was supposed to be Dillon Gee against Alex Wood. From very early in the game you could see it was going to be Juan Lagares against the entire Braves team. Lucky for us, Lagares won that battle. It’s been repeatedly […]

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Reynolds and Plawecki Unlikely to Join Mets, Syndergaard Still Being Debated

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Reynolds and Plawecki Unlikely to Join Mets, Syndergaard Still Being Debated

According to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, while the Mets have yet to make an official announcement, it appears that catcher Kevin Plawecki and middle infielder Matt Reynolds will be not promoted to the major league roster on September 1. Team insiders told Rubin that neither player needs to be added […]

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Will We See Matt Reynolds In September?

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Will We See Matt Reynolds In September?

I couldn’t help paying a little extra attention last night when Gary Cohen brought up the subject of shortstop after Wilmer Flores committed his second error of the game which led to three unearned Dodgers runs. What struck me as odd was when he downplayed the Mets promoting Matt Reynolds because he isn’t on the […]

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Gavin Cecchini Is Doing Better Than You Think

An article by posted on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Is Doing Better Than You Think

A year and a half ago, my first article after joining MMO was about shortstop Gavin Cecchini, saying that he wasn’t as bad as people say, I wasn’t wrong, but it didn’t exactly show until this season. Cecchini wasn’t really a player that jumped off the page when he was selected, especially as a first […]

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Mets Offseason Hitting Trade Targets

An article by posted on August 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Hitting Trade Targets

The days of power hitters are over. Those that do remain are in such high demand that the thought of acquiring one will cost you an arm or a leg. If the Mets want a realistic shot to upgrade on offense, they will have to explore all options and alternatives available in the market. Here […]

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Mets Sign 16-Year Old Venezuelan Shortstop Kenny Hernandez

An article by posted on August 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Sign 16-Year Old Venezuelan Shortstop Kenny Hernandez

The Mets have signed 16-year old Venezuelan shortstop Kenny Hernandez out of Carlos Guillen’s Baseball Academy for 1 million dollars today. Hernandez, who had to wait until he turned 16 years old, was one of the top 30 players on the board for Major League Baseball’s July 2nd international free agent signing period. He was […]

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