Archive for November, 2007

You Can’t Have It Both Ways: You Want To Win Now, Or Wait 5 Years Until The Kids Are Ready?

An article by posted on November 27, 2007

I find it absolutely amusing each time I read some of the comments from our readers… On one side you have the slow and steady crowd. They are the ones who want no part of trades for guys like Johan Santana or Jake Peavy. They also like to keep the Mets from spending all of […]

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Could the Mets Steal Johan Santana?

An article by posted on November 27, 2007

The Yankees and the Twins have begun talks about a trade that could send Johan Santana to the Bronx. The Yankees would have to give up one of their "Big Three" pitchers-Joba Chamberlain, Ian Kennedy, or Philip Hughes. Other teams, including the Mets, have also expressed interest in Santana. The New York Post’s Mark Hale […]

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Cubs Knock On Wood, Mets Knocking On Octavio Dotel’s Door

An article by posted on November 27, 2007

The Cubs made sure they hung on to their one-time phenom, Kerry Wood, if only for just one more year. The contract guarantees him $4.2 million and Wood can earn an additional $3.45 million in performance bonuses. It appears that Kerry Wood turned down offers that were much more lucrative and longer as well. Wow, […]

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Yankees Closing In On Johan Santana, Mets In Holding Pattern

An article by posted on November 26, 2007

The Twins and Hank Steinbrenner himself have confirmed that they are in ongoing negotiations for prized all star pitcher, Johan Santana. According to Associated Press they are at the preliminary stage of negotiations. Well Mets fans, it doesn’t mean the Yankees are a lock to get them, but they certainly are the favorites when you […]

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So, How Good Are These Mets Prospects?

An article by posted on November 26, 2007

John Sickels is considered to be one of the best minor league analysts in the business and each year fans and MLB insiders await his highly regarded Baseball Prospect Book. John was nice enough to share his 2008 Mets Prospect List on his site, Minor League ball. Fernando Martinez, OF, Grade B+ Deolis Guerra, RHP, Grade B+ […]

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Where’s The Yankee Roast?

An article by posted on November 25, 2007

On Thanksgiving Day, Wallace Matthews basically wrote an article just for the sake of bashing the Mets. He could have probably gotten away with that since Newsday is based in New York. Outside of the state of New York, I assure you, Wallace Matthews would be without a job. There’s a fine line in journalism that […]

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Did Mets Fans Catch This Article On Thanksgiving Day?

An article by posted on November 25, 2007

Wallace Matthews of Newsday, has done it again. On Thanksgiving Day he chose to write an article with the sole intent of bashing the New York Mets. Here are some of his comments… It is Turkey Day, which means it is once again time to brine, stuff, baste and roast the Mets. Having enjoyed more […]

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Mets Hot Stove: The Suspense is Overwhelming…

An article by posted on November 24, 2007

the turkey has finally been picked to the bone… The annoying relatives have left until next year, dishes have been done and everyone is thankful Uncle Ralph remembered his Beano. It’s true folks, Thanksgiving is over and the nightmare that is Christmas shopping has begun. However, this being MetsMerized and me being a Mets fanatic, […]

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Bye Bye Mota, Means Bye Bye Duca

An article by posted on November 24, 2007

In the eyes of Mets fans aplenty, Paul Lo Duca and Guillermo Mota were two different people. As the Rolling Stones once said, "You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might just find that you get what you need." Paul Lo Duca couldn’t wait to re-sign with the Mets. […]

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Another One Bites The Dust – Francisco Cordero Signs With The Reds

An article by posted on November 23, 2007

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, is reporting that the Reds have signed closer Francisco Cordero to a four-year, $46 million dollar contract according to his major league sources. It is the largest contract ever given to a closer and also includes an option for a fifth year that can bring the total value of the […]

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