Tag: RBI

Trade Jay Bruce, Not Curtis Granderson

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Jay Bruce, Not Curtis Granderson

With Yoenis Cespedes back in the fold, the Mets have to do what they probably would have had to do even if Cespedes signed elsewhere in free agency. The Mets are going to have to trade an outfielder. Because Michael Conforto still has a ton of potential, and because of how cheap he is, the […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Tron, Thor and A Whole Lot More

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Tron, Thor and A Whole Lot More

I couldn’t believe Carlos Beltran got that one year deal for $16 million from the Houston Astros on Saturday. But the more I thought about it, there’s no denying that at age 39 the artist formerly known as Tron continues to produce at a high level. I took a look at what Beltran’s done since […]

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NL East News: Nationals Acquire Catcher Derek Norris

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Nationals Acquire Catcher Derek Norris

The Washington Nationals announced that they have traded right-handed pitching prospect Pedro Avila to the San Diego Padres for catcher Derek Norris. Norris, 27, hit just .186/.255/.328 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 42 RBI in 2016 for the Padres. Norris is a career .223/.309/.380 hitter and fills the Nationals hole at catcher with […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Will Play in WBC for Venezuela

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Will Play in WBC for Venezuela

New York Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is going to play in the upcoming World Baseball Classic for Team Venezuela according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com.  Cabrera, 31, played for Venezuela back in the 2013 WBC when they went a disappointing 1-2 and were eliminated in the first round of pool play. Team Venezuela is under […]

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Orioles Showing Interest in Granderson, Not Bruce

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Showing Interest in Granderson, Not Bruce

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, the Baltimore Orioles have shown an interest in acquiring Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets, but they have not shown much interest in Jay Bruce. Both Mets outfielders are on expiring deals, and both players are best suited to playing right field. Mark Trumbo was the Orioles primary […]

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Mets Minors: MiLB Names Mets’ Prospect All-Stars

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: MiLB Names Mets’ Prospect All-Stars

MiLB.com is doing a team-by-team analysis of each team’s best prospects solely according to the numbers they put up during the 2016 season. There was no consideration paid to the player’s age or their prospect status. With those parameters in mind, here were MiLB’s top Mets prospects: C – Tomas Nido (St. Lucie) – .320/.357/.459, 23 2B, 2 […]

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MLB News: Twins Sign Catcher Jason Castro

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
MLB News: Twins Sign Catcher Jason Castro

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Minnesota Twins have signed former Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro. The deal is worth 3 years, $24.5 million per Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports.  Castro, 29, hit .210/.307/.377 with 16 doubles, 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 113 games for the Astros in 2016. On the […]

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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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