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Making Room For Paul Sewald On The 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on 23/03/2017 0 Comments
Making Room For Paul Sewald On The 40 Man Roster

During Spring Training, Paul Sewald has emerged as a real possibility for the Opening Day bullpen. The issue with adding Sewald to the Opening Day roster is he’s not on the Mets 40-man which is currently full. Therefore, if the Mets want to carry either Sewald on the Opening Day roster, the team is going […]

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Paul Sewald Making His Case For A Big-League Bullpen Spot

An article by posted on 12/03/2017 0 Comments
Paul Sewald Making His Case For A Big-League Bullpen Spot

Just before the Winter Meetings, I wrote two articles about my concern that the Mets did not protect Paul Sewald from the Rule 5 Draft. Those of you who remember, I was pretty worried that we ran the risk of losing him by not adding him to the 40 man roster. I went on and […]

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Which Non-Roster Invitees Can Make Opening Day Roster?

An article by posted on 06/03/2017 0 Comments
Which Non-Roster Invitees Can Make Opening Day Roster?

While the 25-man roster seemed pretty much set most of the offseason, injuries always loom. With David Wright‘s shoulder impingement and the possibility of his starting the season on the 60-day DL, the Mets possibly have an open roster spot. Of all the non-roster invitees this spring, who has the best chance of filling that […]

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Talkin’ Mets: David Wright at a Crossroads, Bullpen Competition

An article by posted on 05/03/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: David Wright at a Crossroads, Bullpen Competition

Rich Coutinho of 98.7 ESPN joins me to discuss David Wright’s latest injury setback. Rich talks about who can benefit from the open roster spot, what bullpen arms he would like to see make the trip North, the fifth starter competition and the difference between the team this spring versus last year.   DOWNLOAD THE […]

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Darling Suggests Conforto Should Start Over Bruce

An article by posted on 05/03/2017 0 Comments
Darling Suggests Conforto Should Start Over Bruce

Gary Apple and Ron Darling had a spirited give and take during Friday’s 11-3 spring training win over the Astros about Michael Conforto and his possible place on the New York Mets opening day roster. While the Jay Bruce saga has been discussed and argued to death, there is little possibility he will not be on […]

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Does Wright Injury Open Up Kelly Johnson Return?

An article by posted on 01/03/2017 0 Comments
Does Wright Injury Open Up Kelly Johnson Return?

Unfortunately, it comes as no surprise David Wright might not be ready for Opening Day following news of a right shoulder impingement. No one realistically knows when Wright is going to be ready to play this year. With that in mind, the Mets now have an available spot on the Opening Day roster. In-house options include T.J. […]

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Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

An article by posted on 12/02/2017 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 04/01/2017 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 20/12/2016 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 18/12/2016 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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