Archive for December, 2009

Do Star Studded Acquisitions Lead To Winning Seasons?

An article by posted on December 18, 2009 0 Comments

This morning while scouring the barren depths of the Mets blogosphere for anything newsworthy to share with you, I came across a very interesting article in the Daily News by Bob Raisman. He correctly states that building a team that has lasting positive effects is far better than targeting a big star for the purpose of an immediate […]

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Mets Buzz: Bay Today? National Treasure? Rising Son?

An article by posted on December 18, 2009 0 Comments

Bay Watch Redux The Jason Bay saga continues for yet another day as both sides continue to hold firm on their positions. The Mets of course, are yet unwilling to budge from their original 4 year offer, while the Bay camp insists it will take a deal longer than 4 years for them to agree. […]

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Jose Reyes Linked To Troubled Sports Physician

An article by posted on December 17, 2009 0 Comments

According to a report in today’s New York Daily News, New York Mets shortstop, Jose Reyes, visited a scrutinized doctor, Dr. Tony Galea, numerous times. Galea is a physician based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, who is noted for using a technique called blood spinning to help athletes recover from injuries more quickly. As described […]

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Conflicting Reports On Mets Offer To Jason Bay

An article by posted on December 17, 2009 0 Comments

By now all of you are aware that the Mets have extended an offer to free agent OF Jason Bay in the amount of 4 years and $65 million dollars. That much is fact. However on Wednesday, several new reports came out which suggest something more may be in the works regarding the Mets original […]

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2010 Fantasy Match-Up: Jose Reyes vs. Jimmy Rollins

An article by posted on December 17, 2009 0 Comments

Early ADPs have Jimmy Rollins going before Jose Reyes, but just barely. Heading into 2009 it would have been an easy decision for owners, with Reyes considered one of the top selections in all of baseball. Should the injury concerns from last season have sent him down below Rollins? Let’s take a look. Speed: We […]

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Orioles Continue To Spend; Add Gonzalez and Atkins

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

While things may be quiet in terms of Mets activity, the Orioles are wasting no time in building their club up for the 2010 campaign and beyond. Jeff Zrebiec and Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun are reporting that the Orioles have inked former Colorado Rockie, Garrett Atkins, to a one year deal. Atkins, who […]

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The Mets Are Closing In On Igarashi

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Finally, some hot stove activity on the Mets front as Mets.com is reporting that the Mets are close to a two-year deal with Japanese reliever Ryota Igarashi. Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post says he talked to a Mets official who believes the team is going to sign Igarashi. According to the NPB Tracker, his agent Arn […]

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How To Fix The Mets in 2010

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Like all loyal and lifetime New York Mets Fans 2009 will certainly go down in Mets history as the most injury plagued season in their entire 48 seasons of National League play. Everybody knows that every member of “The Core” players were down for various amounts of time during the season and if the core […]

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Are The Phillies That Much Better With Halladay?

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Toronto Blue Jays waved goodbye to the face of their franchise by dealing starting pitcher Roy Halladay to the Philadelphia Phillies.  The three-team deal, which also involved the Seattle Mariners, will be considered complete once all the players involved take (and pass) their physicals. On paper, it looks as if the Phillies improved themselves […]

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Molina Tells Mets He Wants 3 Years Or Bust

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Mets must be banging their heads on the wall right now as the off season continues to evolve into a public relations nightmare. As Omar and Jeff make appointments to see their chiropractors to have their necks checked out, after suffering some severe whiplash last night courtesy of the Phillies and Red Sox, the […]

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