Archive for November, 2009

Hot Stove News: Latest On Jason Marquis, Roy Halladay

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Some fresh news to report that involves a few names that may be of interest to Mets fans. On Friday, the excursive window that teams have to negotiate with their own free agents comes to an end. You can expect things to really start reaching a frenzied peak after that. Today, Bart Hubbuch of the NY […]

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Driving in Runs Big Goal for 2010

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

It’s not always easy to find things to write about this time of year other than hot stove talk and trade/free agent rumors.  So I decided to look at some of the final stats from 2009.  You know, those dismal numbers that contributed to one of the worst seasons the Mets have had in years.  […]

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Mets Looking Closely At Former Cardinals Starter

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of the Daily News reported that the Mets have some interest in free agent pitcher Joel Pineiro. The Mets, in search of an innings-eater to stabilize their rotation, are particularly intrigued by free-agent righthander Joel Pineiro, according to a team insider. Pineiro, 31, had 15 wins with the Cardinals in 2009, one […]

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Where Should Fantasy Baseball Owners Draft Johan Santana in 2010?

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana had long been considered the best pitcher in baseball.  From 2004-2008 there wasn’t a pitcher who could touch him, posting some remarkable numbers, especially when you consider that he called the AL home up until 2008: Struck out 200 or more batters every season Had a sub-3.00 ERA in four out of five […]

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Dave Jauss Named Bench Coach – Mets Fans Excited

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has reported that Dave Jauss has been named bench coach for the New York Mets. He writes, Dave Jauss is the Mets’ new bench coach, according to major-league sources. An announcement is expected Wednesday or Thursday. Jauss, 52, previously has worked as a bench coach for three teams — the […]

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The Regression Of Omar Minaya

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

In all of sports, players regress and at least to me it seems that baseball players regress more than athletes of any other sport.  Baseball players regress for any number of reasons: age, injury, failure to adjust to change in the game, etc…  What you don’t normally see is regression of executives.  I feel that since […]

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Murphy’s (Daniel) Law

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Oh god.  Not another article on Daniel Murphy.  Too bad.  It’s my turn. Mets fans are obsessed with Daniel Murphy. Every Mets fan has an opinion on Daniel Murphy.  In an ideal world, many fans would like to see Daniel complete his home grown development and become a star in New York.  Unfortunately, patience is […]

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Is Signing Lackey A Smarter Move Than Trading For Halladay?

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Let me begin by saying that you’ll get no argument from me as to who is the superior starting pitcher between Roy Halladay and John Lackey. Obviously, it’s Halladay and it’s not even close. If Doc was pitching for a high powered offense like the Yankees, he may have been a 25 game winner this […]

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Sandy Alomar Jr. Bails Out On Minaya And The Mets

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

According to Paul Hones of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cleveland Indians have announced that Sandy Alomar Jr. has left the Mets to become their their first base coach in 2010. Alomar, 43, was named manager Manny Acta’s first base coach today. The former All-Star will also instruct Indians catchers. With Class AA Eastern League MVP Carlos Santana knocking on […]

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Mets Spring Into Action, At Least That’s The Hope…

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments
Mets Spring Into Action, At Least That’s The Hope…

The New York Mets will open their 2010 Spring Training on Tuesday, March 2 against the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Here is the rest of the schedule, or if you dare you can scroll down to my notes and thoughts below. March 2: Atlanta Braves in Port […]

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