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MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Swing a Trade for Jon Jay or Adam Eaton

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Swing a Trade for Jon Jay or Adam Eaton

Anthony asks… If Mets decide to go to the trade route for OF help what are your thoughts on trying to acquire Jon Jay or Adam Eaton? Eaton is better, but Jay will cost less in trade pieces. If Eaton, he would be the everyday center fielder. Jay could platoon, maybe eventually take over and […]

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Should Mets Pursue Aroldis Chapman?

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Should Mets Pursue Aroldis Chapman?

The domestic-violence allegations surrounding Reds closer Aroldis Chapman caused their trade with the Dodgers to fall through. However, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, the Reds are still trying to trade him. “The team remains in contact with clubs about Chapman, believing a deal is possible even as the four-time […]

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Mets Acquire Neil Walker From Pirates For Jon Niese

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Neil Walker From Pirates For Jon Niese

The New York Mets today announced the club has acquired second baseman Neil Walker from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for lefthanded pitcher Jon Niese. Walker, 30, batted .269 (146-543) with 32 doubles, 16 home runs and 71 RBI in 151 games for Pittsburgh in 2015. His 16 home runs were tied for most by […]

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Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

While the Mets have no intention of trading any of their top pitchers this offseason, one starter they’ll consider dealing is Jon Niese if something interesting were to materialize. Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters that they are open to trading the veteran lefty, even though they are not currently shopping him. “We haven’t been […]

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Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

After missing the entire 2015 due to injury, Zack Wheeler is determined to make a major impact next season. Wheeler is continuing to make progress from Tommy John surgery, and he is targeting a June or July comeback according to Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News. Ackert says that he’s throwing from 120 feet […]

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What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

The Billion Dollar Boys Club? Not that it would have happened anyway, but Boston’s blockbuster signing of David Price Tuesday means there won’t be a trade of Matt Harvey to the Red Sox for shortstop Xander Bogaerts and outfielder Mookie Betts or Jackie Bradley. I was onboard for such a deal, and the Price signing […]

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Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

In part one of the Philosophy of Flexibility I outlined the different types of flexibility that are used to construct a baseball team. These areas were positional, lineup, pitching and financial flexibility. Applying this lens to the Mets current roster, the biggest area of concern from this perspective is the construction of the infield. Infield Evaluation Assuming […]

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Bartolo Colon Could Rejoin Oakland A’s

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Could Rejoin Oakland A’s

A report out of the Bay Area says that 42-year-old veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon could be returning to Oakland and A’s beat reporter for CSN Joe Stiglich applauds the move. “He makes sense as a potential target, once again, for the A’s, who have already signed free agent lefty Rich Hill but still are looking to […]

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Looks Like Jurickson Profar Is Back In The Spotlight

An article by posted on November 25, 2015 0 Comments
Looks Like Jurickson Profar Is Back In The Spotlight

After missing the past two years due to injuries, former top prospect Jurickson Profar is back on the radar. Profar had a solid showing in the Arizona Fall League this year, and was named to the All-AFL team by Mike Rosenbaum of MLB.com. “Profar is finally beginning to look like the same player who ranked […]

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Featured Article: Would You Trade Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo For Carlos Gonzalez?

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Article: Would You Trade Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo For Carlos Gonzalez?

In an article by Jim Bowden of ESPN.com, he lists five trades he would like to see happen before the Winter Meetings next month in Nashville. One deal he mentions is the Mets trading Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo for Rockies’ All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. With the Mets looking to replace Yoenis Cespedes and Daniel […]

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Heyman: Mets Will Look A Lot Different Without Murphy and Cespedes

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Heyman: Mets Will Look A Lot Different Without Murphy and Cespedes

While the New York Mets are absolutely pleased with how Yoenis Cespedes has worked out for the team, one rival executive who has talked with Mets brass told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that he would be “shocked” if the Mets retained him. “Yoenis Cespedes carried the Mets through August, and Daniel Murphy is carrying them now, when it counts […]

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