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Mets Option RHP Logan Verrett To Las Vegas

An article by posted on August 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Option RHP Logan Verrett To Las Vegas

Earlier today the Mets transferred infielder Wilfredo Tovar  to the 60 day disabled list to make room for newly acquired reliever Addison Reed on the 40 man roster. After Sunday’s 5-4 victory against the Boston Red Sox, the Mets optioned RHP Logan Verrett to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room for Reed on the 25 man active […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Cespedes and Tigers Unwillingness To Budge (Part 2)

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Cespedes and Tigers Unwillingness To Budge (Part 2)

Here is the second part of my interview this morning with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson on me weekly Tip-Off Show. You can read part one of Sandy’s interview by clicking here. John: I’m a gigantic Michael Fulmer fan, I’ve watched him pitch six times this season. I have to ask you, please tell me just […]

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Conforto and Cespedes Blast Mets Into First Place!

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto and Cespedes Blast Mets Into First Place!

After cutting a trip to Triple-A Las Vegas off at the pass, the Mets decided that Michael Conforto would remain with the team after all when Kirk Nieuwenhuis went on the DL with a neck injury. And what a fortunate decision it was as Conforto led the charge with a three-run homer to put the Mets up […]

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MMO Mailbag: Gerardo Parra vs. Josh Reddick

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Gerardo Parra vs. Josh Reddick

Devin asks… I read that Sandy Alderson said that there will only be one addition at the trade deadline and not to expect more than that. So if they can add just one player, who do you like better between Gerardo Parra and Josh Reddick? I think both can help in different ways. XtreemIcon replies… […]

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Potential Second Base Logjam Looms

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Potential Second Base Logjam Looms

If we are to assume that the Wilmer Flores shortstop era has come to a close, then and a potential logjam at second base appears to be in the cards for the 2016 season. Based on Flores’ recent statement to the effect that his comfort level is higher on the right side of the keystone […]

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Alderson Says Promoting Conforto Was Discussed But Unlikely For Now

An article by posted on July 4, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Promoting Conforto Was Discussed But Unlikely For Now

Last night in Los Angeles, Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters that the team has considered promoting outfielder Michael Conforto but that it’s unlikely that it will happen in the near future. “At this point, he’s still in Binghamton and I would expect him to be over there for the near term,” Alderson said. “I don’t […]

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Mets Option Jack Leathersich To Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Option Jack Leathersich To Las Vegas

After Sunday’s exciting 7-2 win over the Reds, the Mets announced that LHP Jack Leathersich was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas. The move was necessitated to make room for Steven Matz and to bring the roster back to 25 active players after carrying an extra player for today’s quasi-doubleheader. I thought Leathersich had some solid […]

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Justin Turner: The One That Got Away

An article by posted on June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Justin Turner: The One That Got Away

On December 2nd, 2013 the Mets made a decision that looms large on their current roster when they decided to non-tender Justin Turner. At the time, Turner was coming off arguably his most productive season as he set a career high in WAR at 0.8 and OPS+ at 100 despite getting only 200 at-bats while […]

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Collins Calls For Team Meeting, Takes A Swipe At Alderson

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Calls For Team Meeting, Takes A Swipe At Alderson

With the team reeling and in the midst of a six game losing streak after another deflating loss, this time to the lowly Milwaukee Brewers, Mets manager Terry Collins has called for a team meeting on Wednesday. With the team now sitting at 36-36 after starting the season 13-3, a frustrated Collins admitted that dropping […]

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Mets Activate Parnell and Herrera; Gee And Tejada Placed On Leave

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Activate Parnell and Herrera; Gee And Tejada Placed On Leave

The Mets have activated Bobby Parnell and Dilson Herrera from the disabled list, and both will join the Mets for tonight’s game. To make room, the Mets have placed Dillon Gee, whose grandmother passed away, on the bereavement list. Ruben Tejada, whose significant other had a baby today, has been placed on paternity leave. The […]

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