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MMO Fan Shot: Despite All The Frustration, I’m Excited About Our Future

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Despite All The Frustration, I’m Excited About Our Future

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. For most Mets fans, the past several years have been extremely frustrating and understandably so, having registered five consecutive losing seasons coming into 2014, following back-to-back epic collapses by the team in 2007 and 2008. The prospect of a sixth consecutive losing season has been a subject that has […]

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Syndergaard Solid In Triple-A Debut

An article by posted on April 5, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Solid In Triple-A Debut

In his first start of the season for Triple-A Las Vegas, Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard delivered a solid outing that saw him allow two runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five in six innings pitched. The young righty threw 51 of his 76 pitches for strikes and induced eight groundball outs on the […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Trades, Desperation and Learning to Let Go

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Trades, Desperation and Learning to Let Go

An MMO Fan Shot by Dave In Spain Sometime this season the Mets may be faced with a difficult decision: Faced with dramatically declining attendance and fan outrage (or worse, apathy), do they give up a player who is a top prospect or fan favorite in order to acquire desperately needed improvements or radically re-structure […]

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Alderson’s Bullpens Have Been Awful

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson’s Bullpens Have Been Awful

Not once during Sandy Alderson’s tenure as general manager with the Mets has he pieced together anything close to an adequate bullpen, writes Marc Carig of Newsday. And as the Mets begin their fourth season under Alderson, it’s unclear whether that will change any time soon. “The bullpen has not been good over the last […]

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Keith Law: D’Arnaud Will Be Rookie Of The Year

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Keith Law: D’Arnaud Will Be Rookie Of The Year

Yesterday, ESPN’s Keith Law released his annual predictions for the MLB season (Insider only). Included in those forecasts are his picks to win the major awards. Of all his selections, one will stick out to Mets fans. NL Rookie of the Year: Travis d’Arnaud As loaded as the AL rookie class is, the NL class is shallow, […]

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Adding a Former MVP to the Mix?

An article by posted on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
Adding a Former MVP to the Mix?

If you don’t have a starting SS you’re comfortable with, less than 20 spring games to go, you have a problem. Meaning, we have a problem. You’ve heard all the names already, Nick Franklin, Stephen Drew, Didi Gregorius and Chris Owings. All seemingly will either command one of our better prospects, which none of them […]

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Mariners Continue To Aggressively Scout The Mets

An article by posted on March 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mariners Continue To Aggressively Scout The Mets

The Seattle Mariners are still actively scouting the New York Mets according to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. He writes that the M’s have been religiously attending Mets games, but that on Monday they doubled their scouting contingent in Port St. Lucie. It’s no secret that Seattle is shopping shortstop Nick Franklin and MLB Trade Rumors suspects […]

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Mets May Have Unearthed Another Gem In Molina

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets May Have Unearthed Another Gem In Molina

Amazin’ Avenue’s Chris McShane spoke at length with Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta. DePodesta touched on many players while addressing the state of the farm system, but one name of particular interest to me was righthander Marcos Molina. Molina, who turns just 19 today, has caught the attention of scouts and writers alike after […]

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Amazin’ Trades of the Past: Bobby Ojeda

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
Amazin’ Trades of the Past: Bobby Ojeda

Continuing this series of posts on the best trades the Mets ever made, if Bernard Gilkey was the only hitter to have a career year after being traded to the Mets, then Bob Ojeda was clearly the first, last, and only pitcher to similarly have a career year after coming to Flushing. Ojeda had been […]

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Cesar Puello: One Step Backwards, Two Steps Forward

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Cesar Puello: One Step Backwards, Two Steps Forward

Amazin’ Avenue‘s Chris McShane recently spoke with Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting, about how the Mets’ minor league system doesn’t appear to be nearly as lopsided as it once was. The Mets have a good amount of highly touted young pitchers as well as a group of minor league position […]

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