Archive for February, 2011

The Expendables: Starring David Wright?

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The Expendables: Starring David Wright?

It wasn’t surprising to hear David Wright is already is Port St. Lucie working out long before his report date. He’s consistently been an early show. A lot of Mets arrived early which is a good and refreshing sign. What better way to begin a new culture? Wright is correct when he said the Mets […]

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Forget Beltran, It’s Bay That Worries Me The Most

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Forget Beltran, It’s Bay That Worries Me The Most

I don’t know about you, but while we should all be concerned about what kind of production we will get this season from Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran, it seems to me like Jason Bay is getting a free ride. Why? I look at both Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes and I know exactly why […]

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Mets Not On Michael Young’s Trade List

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Mets Not On Michael Young’s Trade List

Update 2/8 11: 25 AM Just a quick update from MetsBlog who reports that the Mets are not one of the eight teams on Michael Young‘s list of where he is willing to be traded, according to Elysian Fields of MLB.com. Original Post 2/7/ 2:00 PM According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, the Texas […]

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ESPN’s Mark Simon Talks Mets With MMO

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ESPN’s Mark Simon Talks Mets With MMO

Mark Simon of ESPN and ESPN New York, was kind enough to answer a few questions for me about a variety of Mets topics. Mark is ESPN’s Baseball Research Specialist and does a fine job providing Mets fans and bloggers with great detailed information that you don’t find anywhere else regarding the Mets. He is one of […]

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Mets Made Offer to Alfredo Aceves; Chose Red Sox Instead

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Mets Made Offer to Alfredo Aceves; Chose Red Sox Instead

According to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin and ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney, the Mets reportedly made an offer to free-agent reliever Alfredo Aceves. The deal was reportedly a major-league contract worth $500,000, with an additional $100,000 in incentives.  Unfortunately, Aceves chose to sign with the Red Sox instead.  Aceves appeared in ten games for […]

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David Wright: Jose Reyes Makes Me A Better Player

An article by posted on February 7, 2011 0 Comments
David Wright: Jose Reyes Makes Me A Better Player

Wright arrived to the Mets spring training complex today at Port St. Lucie, and of course he had plenty to say about a variety of Mets topics. One in particular interested me.  Wright spoke emphatically about his feelings regarding his teammate Jose Reyes this afternoon, and made it clear how he thinks the front office should handle […]

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Reese Havens Is Top Met on 2011 Project Prospect Rankings

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Reese Havens Is Top Met on 2011 Project Prospect Rankings

Project Prospect released their Top 100 Prospects list for the 2011 season today and surprisingly it features six Mets, including Reese Havens (42), Matt Harvey (48), Fernando Martinez (53), Jenrry Mejia (83), Brad Emaus (94) and Wilmer Flores (100). These prospect ranking may seem very odd compared to other recent lists like those from John Sickels of Minor […]

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Forbes and The Death of the Mets

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Forbes and The Death of the Mets

Mike Ozanian of Forbes Magazine, eulogized the Mets this weekend and wrote the following: The Mets franchise as we have known it since Nelson Doubleday and Wilpon bought the team in 1986, is dead. There are two causes of this fatality: One, Wilpon forgot his primary duty as a team owner was to produce a […]

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A New “I Have a Dream” Speech

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As more and more information is released about the connection between the Wilpons, Saul Katz and their families to one of the greatest scammers of all time, it is becoming clear that it is not just a minority partner that the club needs, but totally new ownership. Whether the Wilpons willfully continued dealing with Madoff […]

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Baseball 2011: Y’all Ready For This?

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The commercials weren’t all that great, Christina Aguilera screwed up the National Anthem, and the Black Eyed Peas pretty much sucked, but at least the game was entertaining. Congratulations to the Green Bay Packers, this season’s Super Bowl Champions. Now we can get on to bigger and better things… That movie and those kids have […]

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