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MLB Commish Praises Wilpons, Says They’ll Spend When They Can

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Commish Praises Wilpons, Says They’ll Spend When They Can

This is one of those posts where the quotes do all the talking. These particular quotes are from MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, who was at a charity event in New York City today. “I have great faith in the Mets,” said Manfred. “I think Sandy Alderson is one of the most talented baseball executives in […]

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MMO Game Thread: Dodgers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Dodgers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets begin a four game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (9-8, 4.86 ERA) gets the starting nod for the Mets and will oppose reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw (7-6, 2.68 ERA). First pitch is at 7:10 pm. Bartolo Colon is 3-0 with a 2.77 ERA (eight […]

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Mets Will Promote Conforto If Cuddyer Goes On DL

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Will Promote Conforto If Cuddyer Goes On DL

Ready or not here he comes… According to Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record, the Mets will promote their top prospect Michael Conforto if and when they place Michael Cuddyer on the disabled list. When this happens – and it could be this afternoon – expect lots of fanfare and a press conference with all the bells […]

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This Is Our Time… This Is Our Opportunity… Let’s Not Waste It…

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
This Is Our Time… This Is Our Opportunity… Let’s Not Waste It…

As we enter into final week of July, and the final days leading up to the trade deadline, I wanted to share some of my thoughts on the team and the important task at hand for Sandy Alderson. Like most of you, I’m hoping the GM is working the phones and trying to bolster the […]

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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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Thanks For Nothing, Skip…

An article by posted on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Thanks For Nothing, Skip…

You win some and you lose some, that’s baseball. But Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Nationals was far more than your garden variety, ho-hum loss… It was a painful punch in the gut and kick in the groin. That one really hurt. We were four outs away from leaving DC just a game out of […]

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Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

An article by posted on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

As we approach the trade deadline, Mets prospects such as Michael Fulmer, Gavin Cecchini, and Brandon Nimmo have been swirling in rumors. Fortunately for me, during my visit to New Britain Stadium Wednesday afternoon, all these players were in the game. Gavin was starting at shortstop, batting 2nd. Brandon was in the lineup, too, playing […]

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MLB Exec: Mets Want A Big Bat That Won’t Cost Anything

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Exec: Mets Want A Big Bat That Won’t Cost Anything

If you’re wondering why the Mets still haven’t acquired a bat with just nine days left until the trade deadline, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN spoke to one MLB executive who told him, They want a middle of the order OF bat who isn’t going to cost anything — in terms of dollars or players. Marc […]

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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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Rafael Montero Tosses Three Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Tosses Three Scoreless Innings

Rafael Montero tossed three scoreless innings on Monday, allowing just three hits while striking out four batters for the GCL Mets. Montero continues to make progress as he seeks to return from a sore rotator cuff. He’s been out since April 29. July 14 Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Rafael Montero logged an inning […]

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