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I Like Ike…Wait, What!?

An article by posted on December 19, 2013 1 Comment
I Like Ike…Wait, What!?

I want you to prepare for something… something that you probably thought you’d never read me say on MMO. If given a choice between Lucas Duda and Ike Davis at 1B, I Like Ike. There. I said it. Feels good to get that off my chest. It’s hard to really challenge the fact that no […]

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Alderson Wants To Give Young Pitchers The Chance To Compete For Roster Spots

An article by posted on December 19, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Wants To Give Young Pitchers The Chance To Compete For Roster Spots

In the three seasons since Sandy took over, we have seen a continuous theme of signing veteran players to minor league deals for the soul purpose of acting as a stopgap while the club’s younger internal options develop. More often than not, these acquisitions have favored the veterans, resulting in the prospects starting the season […]

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Is Jimmy Rollins A Risk Worth Taking For Cesar Puello?

An article by posted on December 17, 2013 0 Comments
Is Jimmy Rollins A Risk Worth Taking For Cesar Puello?

On the Bleacher Report today, Mike Rosenbaum posted a win – win prospect package for top MLB trade targets on the market.  One of his predictions included the Mets and the Phillies.  In his prediction he wrote that the Phillies could trade Jimmy Rollins to the Mets in exchange for Cesar Puello. He does note that the […]

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I’m Not So Sure The Mets Are Out On Bronson Arroyo

An article by posted on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
I’m Not So Sure The Mets Are Out On Bronson Arroyo

I’m not so sure the Mets are out on Bronson Arroyo anymore. It’s just a hunch combined with a two things I heard this weekend from a couple of people who sort of have an inside track on things. I know that Jon Heyman reported the Mets were likely out, but I think he based […]

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Alderson Is The Best GM In Baseball?

An article by posted on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Is The Best GM In Baseball?

Will Leitch of The New Yorker, tabbed Sandy Alderson as the best GM in baseball and here’s his reasoning: Almost every move Alderson has made since taking over in 2010 has been golden. The Mets’ farm system, decaying when he took over, is now near the top of the majors, headed by pitchers Noah Syndergaard […]

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Yankees Have No Intentions Of Trading Gardner

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Yankees Have No Intentions Of Trading Gardner

The Yankees have “absolutely no intention” of trading Brett Gardner to clear room in center field for Jacoby Ellsbury or to fill a need elsewhere, according to team president Randy Levine. Appearing Sunday morning on ESPN Radio’s “The Ian O’Connor Show,” Levine declined to comment on reports the Yankees rejected a Gardner-for-Brandon Phillips trade offer from Cincinnati but did say he fully […]

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Ike Davis Update: Rays Re-Sign James Loney

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Update: Rays Re-Sign James Loney

Dun Dun Duh… The Rays have reached an agreement with James Loney on a three-year, $21MM contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, pending a physical. Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel also adds: The problem is, as the pool of first-base candidates dwindles, the tougher it is. The Mets originally asked for pitching prospect Tyler Thornburg […]

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MMO Mailbag: What If Mets Find Cash In Stocking?

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What If Mets Find Cash In Stocking?

Adam asks… Let’s just say the Mets move Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy, because for whatever reason they seem to believe Lucas Duda can be the long term answer at first base. (That’s a complaint for a whole other time) This should clear up some cash, but what do the Mets do with that cash? […]

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Mets Will Likely Keep Murphy Unless They Are Overwhelmed

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Likely Keep Murphy Unless They Are Overwhelmed

In a quick update to this post from yesterday, a team that likes Daniel Murphy and checked in on him told ESPN New York that the Mets’ asking price was “substantial.” That led the source to speculate that the Mets ultimately may hold onto the second baseman. “The team that approached the Mets, by the way, had no […]

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Featured Post: Could Kemp Be The Finishing Touch To Powerful Mets Lineup?

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Could Kemp Be The Finishing Touch To Powerful Mets Lineup?

An MMO Fan Shot by Adam Choit With the Dodgers likely looking to unload an outfielder (possibly during this week’s Winter Meetings), if I were Sandy, I’d definitely look into going after Matt Kemp via trade. Hear me out… Kemp is only 29 and while he won’t come cheap, despite a down season and injuries, I’d […]

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