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Mets Officially Sign Dominican Outfielder Ricardo Cespedes

An article by posted on 24/08/2013 0 Comments
Mets Officially Sign Dominican Outfielder Ricardo Cespedes

Mets have officially signed Dominican outfielder Ricardo Cespedes. The Mets had already reached a verbal agreement with Cespedes during the International Free Agent signing period in July. But because he was only 15 years old, the rules of the new CBP prohibited the Mets from legally getting his name on a contract. Today, Cespedes turned […]

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Sickels Projects d’Arnaud In His Prospect of Day Feature

An article by posted on 19/08/2013 0 Comments
Sickels Projects d’Arnaud In His Prospect of Day Feature

John Sickels on Minor League Ball featured Travis d’Arnaud as his Prospect of the Day and pointed out how steadily his throwing has improved as evidenced by increasing caught-stealing percentages since turning pro. So for those of you worried about those three stolen bases against him this weekend, don’t go jumping to any conclusions, and […]

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Featured Post: The Risk In Letting Ike Davis Go

An article by posted on 17/08/2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Risk In Letting Ike Davis Go

Updated Post Ike Davis went 1-for-3 with a long home run of Ian Kennedy last night as the Mets beat the Padres 5-2 at Petco Park. Davis also drew two more walks, prompting a sigh from Keith Hernandez in the first inning, “Uh… nice walk.” In Davis’ defense, he took four straight pitches out of the […]

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Featured Post: Should Mets Aggressively Pursue Cuban Sensation Jose Abreu?

An article by posted on 15/08/2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Should Mets Aggressively Pursue Cuban Sensation Jose Abreu?

As Baseball America first reported, Jose Abreu, the premier offensive player in Cuba, has defected with the goal of trying to sign a contract to play baseball with a major league team. Abreu, 26, would hit the market as a free agent and according to Baseball America, will be able to sign as a free […]

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Mets Minors Boom Or Bust: Outfielder, Cory Vaughn

An article by posted on 14/08/2013 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s edition of Boom or Bust, where we feature Cory Vaughn. Vaughn is the son of former MLB player Greg Vaughn and was the 4th round draft pick for the Mets in 2010. Vaughn was recently ranked number 13 on our Mid-Season Top Prospect List. John Bernhardt: It’s challenging rating up or down when a […]

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Is Jurickson Profar Worth What It Would Take To Get Him?

An article by posted on 14/08/2013 61 Comments
Is Jurickson Profar Worth What It Would Take To Get Him?

Mailbag time again at MMO. This time, Marcus asks: Long time reader; first time question asker… What’s with all the Jurickson Profar love? He’s rated number 1 by popular prospect polls; his minor league numbers (with my un-sabrey-eye) don’t seem to justify his rankings. Heck, he was ranked in front of Wil Myers who had […]

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Lucas Duda Sums Up Why He Won’t Be On The Mets Moving Forward

An article by posted on 14/08/2013 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Sums Up Why He Won’t Be On The Mets Moving Forward

Lucas Duda has recently been seeing more time at first base, his natural position, rather than left field. This decision has reportedly been made solely by Triple-A manager Wally Backman, not from the front office. It’s no secret that Duda never felt comfortable in the outfield, as he could turn even the most routine of […]

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Contending in 2014 with Three Off-Season Acquisitions.

An article by posted on 13/08/2013 0 Comments
Contending in 2014 with Three Off-Season Acquisitions.

The clock is ticking on the 2013 season, and we’ve learned so much about the future of this franchise. The problem is, in some aspects we’ve learned the Mets have more work to do than we had hoped. Whether Ike Davis hits 10 HR in the next 10 days or not, Davis needs to go. […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Speed Kills… And So Do 3-RBI Games

An article by posted on 12/08/2013 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Speed Kills… And So Do 3-RBI Games

Things are starting to look bright. Despite David Wright landing on the DL and speculations about him not coming back for the season, the Mets seem to be doing just fine without him. Completing a sweep of the Rockies (who had won 8 straight against the Mets at Citi Field prior) and taking 2/3 from […]

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Ike Davis Is Batting .317 Since All Star Break, But…

An article by posted on 03/08/2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Is Batting .317 Since All Star Break, But…

Ike Davis seems to be coming around in recent weeks. Last night, Davis went 3-for-3 with a walk and since returning from his demotion to Triple-A Las Vrgas on July 5, he is hitting .269 (18-67) with 17 walks in  23 games with a .417 on-base percentage ranking him fifth in the National League. Since the All […]

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