Tag: trade deadline

Travis d’Arnaud Is Back

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Is Back

With Travis d’Arnaud missing time with a shoulder injury and struggling at the plate all season, the Mets were all but forced to inquire about Jonathan Lucroy. The Mets interest in Lucroy was understandable as the team needed another bat in the lineup with Lucas Duda and David Wright being gone for the season, Yoenis […]

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Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

After the dust settled from today’s trade deadline, 16 moves were made involving 44 players. The Mets made their big move, acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for second baseman Dilson Herrera and left handed pitching prospect Max Wotell. Through 97 games, the 29-year old outfielder has 25 home runs and a National […]

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Reds Could Deal Relievers, Have Shown Interest in Plawecki

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
Reds Could Deal Relievers, Have Shown Interest in Plawecki

According to Zack Buckanan of the Cincinnati Inquirer, the Reds are looking to move Ross Ohlendorf, Blake Wood, and Tony Cingrani at the trade deadline.  The impetus for moving the three relievers is that they will all be more expensive next year. Ohlendorf has made 56 apperances going 5-6 with two saves, a 4.27 ERA, […]

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The Amazin’ Metscast: Michael Mayer, Trade Chips, and Mets Road Ahead

An article by posted on July 28, 2016 0 Comments
The Amazin’ Metscast: Michael Mayer, Trade Chips, and Mets Road Ahead

The Amazin’ Metscast – Episode Three In this week’s episode we are joined by Michael Mayer. We discuss the current state of the Mets farm system as well as the trade chips they may have down in the minors to use in the upcoming August 1st trading deadline. We also take a look at the current […]

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Alderson Says Starting Pitcher or Bat Unlikely, Unwilling To Deal Top Prospects

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Says Starting Pitcher or Bat Unlikely, Unwilling To Deal Top Prospects

Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters at Citi Field before the game on Monday and said that it’s unlikely that the team will add a starting pitcher or position player and that their focus is on adding a bullpen arm before the trade deadline. “I think realistically, the bullpen is the area we can […]

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Mets Activate Lagares, Option Lugo To Las Vegas

An article by posted on July 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate Lagares, Option Lugo To Las Vegas

The New York Mets activated Juan Lagares from the disabled list on Saturday and to make room for him optioned RHP Seth Lugo to Triple-A Las Vegas. Lagares is expected to be in the starting lineup on Sunday against Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. Lugo pitched a scoreless inning during his short stay with the Mets. […]

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SNY Announces 1 Hour Documentary “Five Days In Flushing”

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
SNY Announces 1 Hour Documentary “Five Days In Flushing”

SNY, the official television home of the New York Mets, recalls the memorable days leading up to the 2015 trade deadline that transformed a struggling Mets team into a World Series contender with Five Days in Flushing.   What started with heart-wrenching tears, ended in elation only four days later as the Mets moved into a tie […]

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Add Orioles to Growing List of Suitors for Gerardo Parra

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Add Orioles to Growing List of Suitors for Gerardo Parra

The New York Mets have kept in contact with the representatives for free agent outfielder Gerardo Parra whom they met with at the GM Meetings earlier this month. He appears to be one of the top targets on the Mets’ offseason wish list. While Parra disappointed in the second half with the Baltimore Orioles, he […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Alderson Explains How Cespedes Deal Went Down

An article by posted on September 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Sandy Alderson Explains How Cespedes Deal Went Down

I just read Dave Dombrowski explain in an article by Gordon Edes of ESPN, his version of events on how the Yoenis Cespedes deal between the Tigers and the Mets went down. I was very curious to see what Dombrowski had to say, mainly because Sandy Alderson was gracious enough to give MMO’s John Bernhardt […]

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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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