Tag: Rick Ankiel

Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

Mike Petriello of ESPN (Insider Subscription) writes that the Mets had one of the best under-the-radar offseasons by signing Curtis Granderson and Chris Young to upgrade their outfield defense. For most of the first third of 2013, he writes, the corner outfielders in New York were Lucas Duda in left and Marlon Byrd in right, flanking a rotating combination of Rick Ankiel, Collin Cowgill, Jordany Valdespin and Kirk […]

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Ojeda Tabs Lagares As His Breakthrough Player for 2014

An article by posted on October 29, 2013 0 Comments
Ojeda Tabs Lagares As His Breakthrough Player for 2014

Nick asks… Is Juan Lagares an everyday player? He seems more like a Endy Chavez defensive substitute type to me, but I keep hearing that he has a hold on the everyday center field job. Do you think his bat will develop or will we see the same offensive production we saw last season? Any […]

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No End In Sight, Even As 2013 Comes To A Close

An article by posted on September 29, 2013 0 Comments
No End In Sight, Even As 2013 Comes To A Close

With Saturday’s loss, the Mets have clinched themselves a protected draft pick. However, it is starting to seem like this will be irrelevant. Reports on Friday indicated that the Mets do not plan on pursuing any of the top free agents, with the possible exception of Shin-Soo Choo, who will likely cost more than what […]

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Another Juan Of Those Posts About Lagares

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Another Juan Of Those Posts About Lagares

Who remembers John Milton Rivers? You know, that speedy center fielder that used to run funny and played for the Yankees during their 1977 and 1978 championship years? I guess you probably know him better by his baseball name, Mickey… Last week, I had an interesting debate with the executive producer of SNY, when I […]

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MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

With the New York Mets (41-50) about to embark on the second half of the the 2013 season, I hit up two dozen of our MMO writers for their overall grades by position for our Mid-Season Report Cards. For added measure we also included Terry Collins, Sandy Alderson and Mr. Met who was the only […]

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Eric Young Is Drawing Rave Reviews As A Met, But Is It Sustainable?

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Is Drawing Rave Reviews As A Met, But Is It Sustainable?

Terry Collins had some high praise for Eric Young Jr. yesterday, in a conversation with the New York Post. “The energy level has been raised since we got E.Y. and called up some guys from the minor leagues,” Collins said. “Andres Torres did a nice job last year when he wasn’t hurt, but certainly this year […]

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Rick Ankiel Elects Free Agency

An article by posted on June 13, 2013 0 Comments
Rick Ankiel Elects Free Agency

Rick Ankiel has parted way with the New York Mets says Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The 33-year old elected to become a free agent rather than accept a minor league assignment after being designated for assignment last week. Ankiel was signed by the Mets exactly one month ago on May 13th after being […]

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Is Sandy Alderson’s Message Getting Tired and Old?

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Is Sandy Alderson’s Message Getting Tired and Old?

Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN on Monday afternoon and had a lot to say on a variety of topics which I summarized for you below. Before that, check out what John Harper of the Daily News had to say about Sandy’s latest version of “Cry Me A River”. It was […]

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Terry Collins, Sandy Alderson And Getting Our Priorities In Order

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
Terry Collins, Sandy Alderson And Getting Our Priorities In Order

Even though the beginning of the season started with low expectations, there is still a little bit of hope. Maybe we can be that team. Maybe we can do the unthinkable. Well, after last night’s debacle and the recent stretch in general, I would say that hope is on life support and if nothing improves before the […]

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Mets To Promote Josh Satin, Collin Cowgill, Josh Edgin To Replace Davis, Baxter And Carson

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets To Promote Josh Satin, Collin Cowgill, Josh Edgin To Replace Davis, Baxter And Carson

Updated by Satish Ram at 7:45 PM: Adam Rubin is reporting that first baseman Josh Satin, center fielder Collin Cowgill and lefthanded reliever Josh Edgin will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace Ike Davis, Mike Baxter and Robert Carson who were all optioned to Triple-A after today’s 8-4 loss to the Marlins. Satin will be added to the 40-man […]

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