Tag: Sandy Alderson

Potential Rotation Decision: Zack Wheeler or Seth Lugo?

An article by posted on 28/03/2017 0 Comments
Potential Rotation Decision: Zack Wheeler or Seth Lugo?

Throughout spring training the biggest rotation question for the Mets was who would land the fifth spot in the rotation. While it was an open competition, it was expected that Robert Gsellman would snag that spot. Yesterday John Heyman of FanRag Sports confirmed that expectation. While one rotation question was answered, another was proposed. On Sunday, […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: MLB Network Broadcaster & Author, Brian Kenny

An article by posted on 07/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: MLB Network Broadcaster & Author, Brian Kenny

If you’ve ever turned on MLB Network, there’s a very good chance you would’ve seen a familiar face hosting one of the many extraordinary programs on the 24/7 baseball network. Watching Clubhouse Confidential, MLB Now, Top 10 Right Now, and MLB Tonight, viewers come across our generational sabermetric guru in Brian Kenny. Mr. Kenny joined […]

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MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

The New York Mets have been waiting a long time to hear from Major League Baseball about Jeurys Familia‘s expected suspension. Familia was charged with domestic abuse on October 31, 2016. A complaint filed in court revealed that Familia caused bodily injury to another resulting in a bruised right cheek and scratched chest of the victim. The […]

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Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 0 Comments
Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said that Zack Wheeler‘s bullpen today was the best he’s seen since his surgery. Wheeler threw 30 pitches at about 85-90% effort and incorporated curveballs. Collins also mentioned that Wheeler could pitch in a Spring Training game on March 8th, after a day off. The rest of the […]

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Mets PSL Notes: Rowen Unhittable, Familia Back In Camp, Salas Dealing

An article by posted on 20/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets PSL Notes: Rowen Unhittable, Familia Back In Camp, Salas Dealing

1. Mets reliever Ben Rowen was “basically unhittable” off the mound today in Port St. Lucie, according to Abbey Mastracco of NJ.com. Though he has tallied only 11.2 Major League innings, the submariner has gone 25-10 with a 1.85 ERA and 1.022 WHIP in the Minor Leagues since 2010. This could end up being another low-risk […]

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The Mets Approach to Using Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on 17/02/2017 0 Comments
The Mets Approach to Using Zack Wheeler

Spring training is a time for practice, high hopes for the upcoming season, and storylines that are blown out of proportion. One of the biggest storylines right now is Zack Wheeler and the tenderness in his elbow. The Mets know that Wheeler needs to be eased back into Major League action after not pitching a […]

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Three Things To Watch For At Mets Camp

An article by posted on 31/01/2017 0 Comments
Three Things To Watch For At Mets Camp

We are living in a turbulent moment in history with a country that is indignantly divided at times and tearing at each other’s throats. Sadly, that’s probably the one thing all of us can unanimously agree on these days. Writing about the the New York Mets has become my retreat from the acrimonious barrage of […]

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Former Met Anthony Young Has Inoperable Brain Tumor

An article by posted on 30/01/2017 0 Comments
Former Met Anthony Young Has Inoperable Brain Tumor

According to NorthJersey.com columnist Bob Klapisch, former Mets pitcher Anthony Young, 51, has a brain tumor which cannot be operated on. Right now it is unknown whether it is malignant or benign according to Klapisch’s tweet. Baseball brings joy to many people. For most, it’s an escape from reality. Every once in a while a dose of […]

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Re-Sign Fernando Salas Or Jerry Blevins: Who Has Higher Priority?

An article by posted on 30/01/2017 0 Comments
Re-Sign Fernando Salas Or Jerry Blevins: Who Has Higher Priority?

After agreeing to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes on November 30, the Mets have made few transactions since. This might have caused an outrage in past off-seasons, but the Mets are contenders now. They are also spending more money than they used to as their total payroll is at $138,435,000. That puts them at the 13th-highest payroll which […]

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LHP P.J. Conlon Invited to Big League Camp, Will Compete For Bullpen Role

An article by posted on 24/01/2017 0 Comments
LHP P.J. Conlon Invited to Big League Camp, Will Compete For Bullpen Role

According to a report by Adam Rubin for Baseball America, left-handed pitching prospect P.J. Conlon has been invited to big league camp. Conlon, 23, began last season with the Columbia Fireflies before a mid-season promotion to High-A St. Lucie. Combined over 24 starts and one relief appearance, he went 12-2 with a minor league best 1.65 ERA […]

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