Tag: roster

Cuddyer Retirement Raises Questions and Reactions

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Retirement Raises Questions and Reactions

When our own Michael Mayer discovered that Michael Cuddyer was no longer listed on the 40 man roster and then crosschecked it with MLB.com and Mets.com he surmised that the Wilpons may have just received a very Happy Hanukkah present and that the veteran outfielder had retired. Look at what is on the Mets current […]

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How Sandy Alderson Pulled It Off

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
How Sandy Alderson Pulled It Off

Here’s a fascinating article by Mike Rosenbaum of MLB.com who spoke to Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about a variety of topics including how his rebuild centered around high-upside pitching prospects. “The strategy in building the team focused on the pitching, primarily the starting pitching, and that’s where the enthusiasm for our franchise’s future began […]

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Eric Young Jr. Is Confident That He Will Make Playoff Roster

An article by posted on September 29, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Is Confident That He Will Make Playoff Roster

Even though Eric Young Jr.’s role with the team has been limited so far, he’s confident that he will make the postseason roster.  Young says that his dynamic speed will be even more valuable in October,  and it could potentially make a huge impact like it did for the Royals last season. “I believe so,” […]

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MMO Original: Predicting The Mets’ Post Season Roster

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: Predicting The Mets’ Post Season Roster

With the New York Mets now at 96.8 percent odds to make the postseason, me and a couple of my co-writers decided to have a little exercise and speculate what the Mets postseason roster would look like. Please keep in mind that we are assuming all players are healthy and that we completed this five […]

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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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