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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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MMO Fan Shot: My Dream Came True

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: My Dream Came True

An MMO Fan Shot by By Matt Stephens I’d like to think that by this point my 2014 post on Yoenis Cespedes has become somewhat famous as far as the site is concerned. For those that don’t know, I’ll explain briefly: In October of 2014, Joe D. posted a fan shot in which I plead […]

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Game Changer: The Trade That Never Went Down

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Game Changer: The Trade That Never Went Down

Mets fans haven’t gotten to cheer on pitcher Zack Wheeler in quite some time, since last September 25 to be exact. He hasn’t made a start since then due to his recovery from Tommy John Surgery which he had this past spring, but he’s still found a way to help this Mets team enormously in […]

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Mets Claim Padres Lefty Marc Rzepczynski Off Waivers

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Claim Padres Lefty Marc Rzepczynski Off Waivers

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets claimed LHP Marc Rzepczynski off waivers from the Padres and are working on a deal to acquire him. Rzepczynski, 30, has a 4.88 ERA in 60 appearances with the Padres and Indians this season, however he has held left-handed hitters to a .257 batting average and a .650 […]

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Wilmer Flores: It’s His Party, He Can Cry If He Wants To

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores: It’s His Party, He Can Cry If He Wants To

Wilmer Flores can cry as much as he wants to. In a 16-7 drubbing of the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park last night, the living legend that is Wilmer Flores continued his hot hitting with a huge offensive night. The Mets set a franchise record by hitting a total of eight homeruns, with Flores crushing two […]

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