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The Mysterious PTBNL in the Ike Davis Deal

An article by posted on April 26, 2014 0 Comments
The Mysterious PTBNL in the Ike Davis Deal

As most, if not all of you know, Ike Davis was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates on the evening of April 19th. Some of you may also know that the Mets acquired soon to be 26-year old Zach Thornton; a somewhat underwhelming reliever in the Pirates system. Now, what I am certain that none of […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Top Prospect Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on April 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Top Prospect Dilson Herrera

When the Mets knew that their 2013 season wasn’t going anywhere, they decided to unload two main players, Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pittsburgh Pirates, hoping that in return they would receive some future value to the organization. What they did receive would not pay any dividends for years to come, but it was a way to […]

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Mets Trade Ike Davis To Pirates For Reliever Zack Thornton and PTBNL

An article by posted on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Trade Ike Davis To Pirates For Reliever Zack Thornton and PTBNL

With less than an 30 minutes to go before tonight’s game, the Mets have traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates Mets for minor league reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named later, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. An emotional Davis said his goodbyes before finally leaving the clubhouse for […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Despite All The Frustration, I’m Excited About Our Future

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Despite All The Frustration, I’m Excited About Our Future

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. For most Mets fans, the past several years have been extremely frustrating and understandably so, having registered five consecutive losing seasons coming into 2014, following back-to-back epic collapses by the team in 2007 and 2008. The prospect of a sixth consecutive losing season has been a subject that has […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Trades, Desperation and Learning to Let Go

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Trades, Desperation and Learning to Let Go

An MMO Fan Shot by Dave In Spain Sometime this season the Mets may be faced with a difficult decision: Faced with dramatically declining attendance and fan outrage (or worse, apathy), do they give up a player who is a top prospect or fan favorite in order to acquire desperately needed improvements or radically re-structure […]

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Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

Not really a surprise, but Sandy Alderson acknowledged that both Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are both going to be on the Opening Day roster. He declined to comment on who would be the first baseman, but most likely they will both share time at first base and also designated hitter. The competition will continue into […]

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Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

Thoughts from Joe D. Reliever Vic Black has been optioned and will begin the season in Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced via Twitter on Wednesday. “I didn’t see it coming, but I also couldn’t expect anything different really because what I did was struggle all spring,” Black said. “And that’s not what they’re trying to put together […]

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Mets Not Expected To Make Moves Prior To Opening Day

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Not Expected To Make Moves Prior To Opening Day

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that a team insider indicated that the Mets are not expected to make any external additions before Opening Day, big or small. Rubin adds that the source said something not currently foreseeable would have to develop quickly for a trade to materialize. Well that will just mean is the Mets […]

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ESPN: Sandy Alderson Resumes Peddling Ike Davis Again

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN: Sandy Alderson Resumes Peddling Ike Davis Again

The first base battle between Ike Davis and Lucas Duda has yet to get underway in Grapefruit League games, but both players seem to be nearing a return to the lineup. Yesterday, they both got at-bats in minor-league camp, with Duda (hamstring) going 3-for-4 with a homer, double and a walk, and Davis (calf)was 1-for-4 […]

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Oakland Athletics Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Oakland Athletics Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

With ulnar collateral ligament tears occurring at higher rates than the common cold, it seems like every team is holding their breath, hoping their projected rotation stays intact as opening day approaches. The Oakland Athletics’ Jarrod Parker is the most recent pitcher to eventually have to succumb to the knife of Dr. James Andrews. With […]

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