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Taking a Look at Mets Prospects Over Time

An article by posted on February 26, 2015 0 Comments
Taking a Look at Mets Prospects Over Time

It’s that time of year when prospects can find their names on the same jerseys being issued to major league players. Spring Training makes everyone look like a big leaguer, as seasoned veterans and bubble-gum chewing minor leaguers meet under the Florida sun. It’s also that time on the calendar when prospect lists are plentiful. Perhaps […]

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MMO Mailbag: What’s The Deal Between Terry Collins and Wilmer Flores?

An article by posted on February 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What’s The Deal Between Terry Collins and Wilmer Flores?

Peter S. asks… Does Terry Collins have a problem with Wilmer Flores? He often throws him under the bus and goes out of his way to constantly rave about Ruben Tejada every chance he gets. Does he know that Flores speaks and reads perfectly good English and that he probably knows all this stuff Collins […]

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The Mets Have Playoff Fever

An article by posted on February 22, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Have Playoff Fever

At first it was just a few guys back in November, right after the Mets signed Michael Cuddyer. The team jumped out of the gate and quickly signed the right-handed bat they were looking for. Suddenly you had David Wright, Terry Collins and Matt Harvey talking “October baseball.” As the weeks and months rolled on […]

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9 Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
9 Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

1. Sandy said he is pleased with his offseason and likes the mix of youth and veterans that will ultimately comprise the opening day roster. He believes the team has more depth now than at anytime since he’s been the GM. “We are very happy with the 25 guys who will makeup the roster.” 2. […]

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MLB Announces Pace of Play Changes for 2015 Season

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Announces Pace of Play Changes for 2015 Season

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark and Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz, the Chairman of Major League Baseball’s Pace of Game and Instant Replay Committees, today jointly announced additions to baseball’s pace of game program. The new rules will address four key areas: 1. Managers must stay in […]

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Ron Darling Will Do Play-By-Play For Spring Games

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Ron Darling Will Do Play-By-Play For Spring Games

Mets color commentator and pitching analyst, Ron Darling, will call seven of SNY’s sixteen televised spring training games starting next month (Newsday). Darling asked executive producer Curt Gowdy Jr. about the role, and he decided to give Darling a chance at it. “I wanted the versatility,” said Darling, an SNY analyst since 2006 and also […]

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LHP Joe Thatcher Signs Minor League Deal With Astros

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
LHP Joe Thatcher Signs Minor League Deal With Astros

Chris Cotillo is now reporting that LHP Joe Thatcher has signed a minor league deal with the Houston Astros. February 12 According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Mets are among 10 teams that have expressed interest in lefthanded reliever Joe Thatcher. Thatcher, 33, had a 3.86 ERA in 53 appearances for the D-Backs and […]

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Spring Training 2015: It Was Harvey Day In Port St. Lucie

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Training 2015: It Was Harvey Day In Port St. Lucie

It’s 21 degrees here in New York, and as I look out my window I see gray skies, freezing rain, and an inch of ice is covering everything. But down in Port St. Lucie the sun is shining, the weather is gorgeous, and the Mets are getting ready for a new baseball season!. Matt Harvey […]

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Wilmer Flores Out To Prove Doubters Wrong

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Out To Prove Doubters Wrong

A determined Wilmer Flores told Kevin Kernan of the NY Post he has no plans to give up the shortstop position and that when all is said and done the joke will be on those who doubted him. “I know I can take that position,’’ Flores said at Tradition Field. “I’m real proud of myself because […]

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Francesa Says No Mets Guests For WFAN During Spring Training

An article by posted on February 4, 2015 0 Comments
Francesa Says No Mets Guests For WFAN During Spring Training

Mike Francesa has been told by the team that no Mets players will appear on WFAN during Spring Training, and that goes for manager Terry Collins and GM Sandy Alderson too. Wow, I know they air their games on WOR now, but they can’t be that ignorant as to ignore the number one rated sports […]

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