Tag: RBI

Winter Ball Update: Evans Hits First Homer

An article by posted on November 19, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Evans Hits First Homer

The deadline to add players to the 40-man roster and protect them from the Rule 5 draft was yesterday. One of the interesting names for the Mets that wasn’t protected is infielder Phillip Evans, coming off winning the Eastern League batting title for the Double-A Binghamton Mets. Evans, 24, slashed .335/.374/.485 with 30 doubles, eight home runs […]

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Trevor Plouffe Outrighted, Could He Make Sense For Mets?

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Trevor Plouffe Outrighted, Could He Make Sense For Mets?

The Minnesota Twins have outrighted 1B/3B Trevor Plouffe according to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press. He is expected to clear waivers and become a free agent today. Plouffe, 30, was due to earn a projected $8.2 million through arbitration which the Twins decided he wasn’t worth with the young Miguel Sano figuring to be […]

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Cespedes Could Decide Between Four Teams By Early December

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Could Decide Between Four Teams By Early December

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are one of four teams that have a chance to sign Yoenis Cespedes as a free agent. According to the report, Cespedes hopes to finalize a deal in early December. Sandy Alderson said last night on his interview with WOR, that Cespedes had reached out […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Jay Bruce, OF

An article by posted on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Jay Bruce, OF

JAY BRUCE, OF Player Data: Age: 29, B/T: Left/Left, Free Agency: 2018 2016 Primary Stats: (As a Met) .219/.294/.391, 8 home runs, 19 RBI, 43 strikeouts, 17 walks, 14 runs scored, 50 games 2016 Review:  The Mets were hoping that Jay Bruce was the answer to their lineup as protection for Yoenis Cespedes, and also act as […]

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Bautista or Fowler Could Be Mets Plan B To Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Bautista or Fowler Could Be Mets Plan B To Yoenis Cespedes

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are resolved in seeking common ground with Yoenis Cespedes before the end of the Winter Meetings, which are scheduled for December 4th – 8th. At the moment, it’s believed the Mets would be willing to offer a four year deal in the range of […]

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Teams Interested In Bruce, Conforto, and Granderson

An article by posted on November 10, 2016 0 Comments
Teams Interested In Bruce, Conforto, and Granderson

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, teams have called the Mets to inquire about the availability of Jay Bruce, Michael Conforto, and Curtis Granderson. Carig did not indicate which teams approached the Mets, what the Mets asking price on any of these players would be, or even if the Mets are even interested in moving any of […]

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Mets Exercise Jay Bruce’s 2017 Option

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Exercise Jay Bruce’s 2017 Option

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the New York Mets have informed Jay Bruce they will exercise his $13 million option for the 2017 season. Bruce came to the Mets on August 1st from in a trade that sent infielder Dilson Herrera and left-handed pitcher Max Wotell to the Cincinnati Reds. The left-handed hitting outfielder […]

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Champ Stuart Starting to Put All of His Tools Together

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Champ Stuart Starting to Put All of His Tools Together

Heading into the Arizona Fall League, Tim Tebow and Gavin Cecchini were the two Mets prospects grabbing all of the Mets headlines. However, with yet another strong performance, many people are starting to notice Champ Stuart. It is not surprising that Stuart is largely unrecognizable to most Mets fans. The 24-year old Bahamian born Stuart […]

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Featured Article: Free Agent Catcher Market is Barren

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: Free Agent Catcher Market is Barren

The struggles of Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki this past season have the Mets on the lookout for a possible upgrade at the catching position. Rene Rivera was solid as a backup after signing with the Mets, but that’s exactly what he is at this point in his career. Unfortunately for the Mets, the options on […]

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If Not Cespedes Then Who?

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
If Not Cespedes Then Who?

With reports that the Mets do not expect they will be able to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes, the question is how do you replace the irreplaceable? Here are some options: FREE AGENTS Carlos Gomez As explained in an earlier MMO article, a rejuvenated Gomez could help the Mets by continuing to play a good center field […]

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