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Three Mets Breakout Candidates For 2016

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Three Mets Breakout Candidates For 2016

Michael Conforto, LF Michael Conforto surely made a name for himself after being called-up this past July, hitting at a .270/.335/.506 clip with nine home runs and 26 RBI’s in 194 plate appearances after a torrid rise through the Mets farm system. Conforto, 23, was considered the best left-handed hitter in his draft class in […]

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Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

In Friday night’s game against the Nationals, Juan Lagares, who has spent a majority of time in center field in his major league career, got the start in left field while Yoenis Cespedes played in center. Lagares has started 127 games in left field in his professional career. However, most of them came in his […]

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White Sox Dropped The Ball On LaRoche Situation

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
White Sox Dropped The Ball On LaRoche Situation

Being a father while being a big leaguer must be extremely difficult. You are effectively on the road nine months out of the year and often miss the formative years of your own children. That’s why we hear stories about how players like bringing their kids around whenever possible. There are the stories of Ken Griffey, Jr. and Barry […]

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2016 Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Travis d’Arnaud, C Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: February 10, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Contract: $550,000, Arb Eligible 2017, Free Agent 2020 2015 Recap Travis d’Arnaud was probably the most under-appreciated player on the Mets roster this past season. Although he missed significant time due to another freak injury, he was fantastic […]

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Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

It has been a great Spring Training Camp for the New York Mets so far, with no real issues to speak of and lot’s of quiet confidence exuding from the clubhouse and on the field. However, one thing that’s been noticeably absent since they started playing games three weeks ago, is the familiar presence of […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets return to Jupiter, Fla. to take on the Miami Marlins on Thursday at 1:05 PM. Jacob deGrom will get the start and will be followed by left-hander Steven Matz for the Mets while the Marlins counter with Jose Fernandez at Roger Dean Stadium. DeGrom will be pitching for the first time […]

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Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Ron Swoboda

An article by posted on March 16, 2016 0 Comments
Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Ron Swoboda

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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2016 season Preview: Michael Conforto, LF

An article by posted on March 16, 2016 0 Comments
2016 season Preview: Michael Conforto, LF

Michael Conforto, LF Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: March 1, 1993 (23) Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (Free Agent after 2021) 2015 Recap A little over a year after being drafted, Michael Conforto was called up with the expectations that he would turn around an ailing Mets lineup. What the Mets got in Conforto was a dynamic middle […]

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Mets Notes: Wheeler, Goeddel and Edgin Progressing Nicely

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Wheeler, Goeddel and Edgin Progressing Nicely

LHP Josh Edgin continues to progress in his rehab as he seeks to return from Tommy John Surgery. Edgin tossed live batting practice to third baseman David Wright on Tuesday in Port St. Lucie according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. The hard-throwing lefty reliever is expected to return to the Mets sometime in May after missing […]

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Mets Looking To Deal For A Backup Catcher

An article by posted on March 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Looking To Deal For A Backup Catcher

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that despite having a pair of major-league-ready young catchers, the New York Mets are telling teams they are interested in acquiring a backup catcher to break camp with the big-league club. As reported this morning, the Mets are debating whether Kevin Plawecki should open the season at […]

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Mets Debating Whether Plawecki Starts Season In Triple-A

An article by posted on March 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Debating Whether Plawecki Starts Season In Triple-A

Backup catcher Kevin Plawecki had a nice day at the plate on Saturday, crushing a long two-run homer in the team’s 14-9 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. After the game manager Terry Collins acknowledged that the team is debating whether Plawecki would be better served by playing regularly at Triple-A Las Vegas or serving […]

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