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 think he’ll cost a lot less now than he would have two or three years ago. When completely healthy, Kemp […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – On his unveiling as a member of the New York Mets, outfielder Curtis Granderson said all the right things, including: “A lot of people I’ve met in New York have always said true New Yorkers are Mets fans.’’ Now, how can you not like that enthusiasm? Both GM Sandy Alderson and Jeff Wilpon praised Granderson’s professionalism and clubhouse presence, and said it was a major consideration in bringing him to the Mets. Granderson […]
The Mets will introduce Curtis Granderson. at a press conference at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday at 12:30 PM. Granderson will wear uniform No. 3 according to a team announcement. MMO will be on hand, John Delcos will be covering the press event for us and the Q&A session afterward. Granderson, 32, is a three-time All-Star and ranks fifth in the majors with a home run every 15.3 at-bats over the last three seasons. He has […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – New York Mets manager Terry Collins addressed a myriad of issues surrounding his club who are just two months away from spring training. Among them: He has the mindset both Ike Davis and Lucas Duda will be on the roster in February, and he’ll “adjust’’ accordingly. Said one of the reasons why Davis hasn’t reached his potential is because he presses trying to hit home runs. He’s prepared to start the season with Ruben Tejada at shortstop. Collins said […]
Sandy Alderson clarified his comments during his briefing tonight when he told reporters that he is now working with an $85 million payroll figure. What he meant to say was that payroll would not be lower than $85 million which was $2 million less than his original $87 million base. I wish he would stop talking about this already and just improve the team. Last season, the Mets payroll was $88.9 million which ranked in the […]
With the Met outfield taking shape, attention turns to other position player needs. Shortstop and first base were two areas the Met front office indicated needed attention during the off-season. Speculation has swirled that the Mets have lost patience with Ike Davis and are actively shopping him around. The longball results the Mets expected from Davis have never materialized as team brass anticipated. I’m not embarrassed to admit, I’m a big Ike Davis fan. In […]
A Fan Shot by Brian Goudsward The Mets have entered the 2013 offseason in a position where they need to spend. Following another lackluster season in 2013 and the fifth consecutive losing season of the franchise, the fan base’s frustration is now at an all-time high. There are a multitude of positions where upgrades are necessary like the outfield, which just took a major step forward with Curtis Granderson now aboard, the bullpen, starting pitcher, and […]
The Mets have agreed to sign free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year deal according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the deal is worth $60 million dollars or a $15 million annual average. Here are some reactions from our staff on today’s blockbuster news for the Mets… David Conde – Finally the Mets bring an impact player to Queens. I am very excited to see Granderson in a Mets uniform and […]
With the speculation that Curtis Granderson is coming to Queens and the signing of Chris Young, I started to consider what the lineup may look like if this were to come to fruition… Batting 3 through 6 in the order: David Wright – Righty Curtis Granderson – Lefty Chris Young – Righty Ike Davis – Lefty I decided to look up the top 10 strikeout seasons in the history of the franchise… 1 – David Wright - […]
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