Tag: roster

Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

An article by posted on February 12, 2017 0 Comments
Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal via Twitter, the Cincinnati Reds have dealt veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips to the Atlanta Braves. The Reds are getting very little in return apparently as they were eager just to open up a roster spot and save some some money. A three-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove award […]

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Five Reasons To Be Excited About The 2017 Mets

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
Five Reasons To Be Excited About The 2017 Mets

1. Back in the New  York Groove This one is pretty obvious. The man in that picture is pretty freaking good, and he’s going to be a Met for the next four years. Since becoming a Met, Yoenis Cespedes has been an offensive juggernaut, and now with the incentives in his contract, we might not […]

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MMO Mailbag: A Frosty Christmas Brew With Some Mets Thoughts Too

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: A Frosty Christmas Brew With Some Mets Thoughts Too

Here are some questions straight out of our comment threads or that were supposed to be responded to during our Talkin’ Mets Live podcast but never got to them. 1. The Nationals have made a significant upgrade to last season’s division winning team, while the Mets are essentially the same team minus Bartolo and Blevins. […]

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Orioles Pull Offer to Mark Trumbo Off the Table

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Pull Offer to Mark Trumbo Off the Table

Negotiations between the Baltimore Orioles and free agent Mark Trumbo may have come to an abrupt end as the O’s have decided to pull the offer to their former slugger, according to reporter Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports. The deal the O’s had on the table was reportedly for four years and worth $52 million dollars, […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Winter Meetings Preview and New CBA

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Winter Meetings Preview and New CBA

Tonight I discuss all the details of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement and its impact on the league with Maury Brown of Forbes. Tim Donner of Metsmerized Online joins me to preview the Winter Meetings. We react to the signing of Yoenis Cespedes and look towards how Sandy Alderson can round out the roster. Should […]

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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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Talkin’ Mets: Latest on Yoenis Cespedes with Rich Mancuso

An article by posted on November 27, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Latest on Yoenis Cespedes with Rich Mancuso

This week, Rich Mancuso of New York Sports Day gives me the latest rumors on the Mets’ pursuit of Yoenis Cespedes. Last year, Rich was one of the first to report the return of Cespedes to the Mets. He lets me know what his sources are saying as to the odds of a Cespedes return, […]

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MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that Major League Baseball and MLB Player’s Union are discussing multiple changes to regular season rosters. One of the changes being discussed is the regular season roster size growing from 25 to 26 players. In exchange for that, the player’s union may be willing to agree on limiting […]

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Players On the Mets 40 Man Roster Bubble

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Players On the Mets 40 Man Roster Bubble

With the Mets losing the Wild Card Game, the front office has the difficult task of assessing what the weaknesses on the roster were and how those spots could be improved. Each player is assessed on a case-by-case basis to determine if that player could be a valuable contributor for the 2017 season. If not, […]

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Is a Dickey Reunion Possible?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Is a Dickey Reunion Possible?

Let me say this right off the bat. I’m not writing this to sell people on the notion that R.A. Dickey has another Cy Young caliber season left in his right arm. I’m not writing this to try and convince people that Dickey the knuckleballer is a better rotation option than our five young aces, […]

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