Tag: trade deadline

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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An MMO Original: A Mets Well-Armed Attack Is Looming

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: A Mets Well-Armed Attack Is Looming

Wanna know how to make a statement? Reclaim the division lead in four short days via the long ball, defense, excellent starting pitching, and perhaps the wildest 11th hour trade deadline activity since the last time the Mets made it to the Series in 2000. What moves. What talent. What precision. I know it’s not […]

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Jerry Blevins Cleared To Throw

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Jerry Blevins Cleared To Throw

The Mets announced that left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins, has been cleared by team doctors to begin throwing. Blevins sustained a broken left wrist on April 19 after taking a comebacker to the mound against the Marlins. There is no timetable for his return yet but clearly this is a step in the right direction. The Mets […]

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Mets Promote Top Prospect Michael Conforto, Place Michael Cuddyer On DL

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Promote Top Prospect Michael Conforto, Place Michael Cuddyer On DL

The news that Mets fans have been waiting for: Sandy’s big trade deadline move. The New York Mets announced via Twitter on Friday morning, that highly regarded outfield prospect Michael Conforto is getting called up today as Michael Cuddyer is placed on the 15-day disabled list. Conforto was the Mets top draft pick in 2014 […]

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A Day In The Life Of Sandy and Terry

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
A Day In The Life Of Sandy and Terry

Sandy Alderson had a lot to say on Thursday before the Mets were defeated by the Dodgers 3-0 at Citi Field. It was the MLB-leading 11th shutout loss of the season for the Mets. Terry Collins on the other hand, was a man of few words. You kind of had a sense it was going […]

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The Mets Should Just Say No To Justin Upton

An article by posted on July 18, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Should Just Say No To Justin Upton

With less than two weeks to go until the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the Mets are in sore need of a bat or three.  Well, duh.  That’s all anyone is talking about these days.  And one team that keeps popping up as a potential trade partner for the Mets is the underachieving San Diego […]

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ESPN Predicts Mets Trade For Seattle’s Brad Miller or Chris Taylor

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN Predicts Mets Trade For Seattle’s Brad Miller or Chris Taylor

Jim Bowden of ESPN.com predicts that the Mets and Mariners will eventually get together on a trade this offseason that will send one of infielders Brad Miller or Chris Taylor to New York in exchange for one of their back-end starters – namely Dillon Gee, Jon Niese or Bartolo Colon. Last week, an MLB executive […]

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No Extension Talks With Murphy, Trade Contingent On Shortstop Situation

An article by posted on November 13, 2014 0 Comments
No Extension Talks With Murphy, Trade Contingent On Shortstop Situation

In a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Sandy Alderson acknowledged Thursday that the Mets are not particularly interested in working on a contract extension this offseason with second baseman Daniel Murphy who becomes a free agent after the 2015 season. “Anytime soon? Probably not,” Alderson said about contract-extension dialogue. Alderson also added […]

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Deal or No Deal?

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Deal or No Deal?

There’s an old saying in baseball, “Pitching wins championships”. As far as I can remember, that quote always rang true even if it was often overused. If you looked at the history of the game, you’d be hard pressed to find championship winning teams that were lacking in the pitching department. You don’t even have […]

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Alderson Says Blockbuster Deal Possible, But Wouldn’t Bet On It

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Blockbuster Deal Possible, But Wouldn’t Bet On It

Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field that it’s unlikely the Mets make a deal before the Trade Deadline – sort of. “If I had to make a guess, I would say nothing will happen,” Alderson said. “But you never know what’s going to transpire in the next three days or so. Clubs that may […]

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