Archive for September, 2011

MMO Fan Shot: Pinky and The Brain

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MMO Fan Shot: Pinky and The Brain

For the purposes of my little demonstration, former Mets GM Omar Minaya will be cast in the role of Pinky, while world-renowned genius Sandy Alderson assumes the role of The Brain. Sandy Alderson – Last six seasons as a GM New York Mets 2011 – 77-85 Oakland A’s 1997 – 65-97 1996 – 78-84 1995 – […]

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Star-Ledger: Mets To-Do List

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Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger lists these three items at the top of the Mets T-Do List for this offseason: 1. The status of Jose Reyes Nothing is more important than this. A variety of dominoes fall in either direction depending on if GM Sandy Alderson and Reyes can agree about a contract. Reyes is seeking a […]

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Get Ready For New Season Of Mets Hot Stove Weakly

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It looks like by the sound of things yesterday from Sandy Alderson, there will be little to no improvement made to this years team that finished in fourth place with a 77-85 record. The GM confirmed that payroll will be in the $100 to $110 range. That means if they sign Reyes to an annual […]

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Recap: Alderson Speaks To Media At Citi Field

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Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger took part in the media session that was held today by GM Sandy Alderson at Citi Field where he spoke to and fielded questions from reporters. He was also kind enough to transcribe the entire event which you can read here. Basically Alderson had a lot to say about a […]

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Put Yourself In Jose’s Shoes

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

I’m sure we’ve all been following along with what every baseball analyst and player thinks of Jose Reyes’ decision to remove himself from the game in the first inning of yesterday’s Mets season finale. While I personally wasn’t too thrilled about this, I am super excited that Reyes became the first New York Met in […]

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Here by Unpopular Demand, My Playoff Predictions

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Here by Unpopular Demand, My Playoff Predictions

I’m looking forward to these playoffs more than any other playoffs since, well, 2006. All four series are evenly matched and real tough to predict, but I’m going to try, anyway. ALDS The New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers.  The key to this series will be Game 2.  CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander are […]

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Bring On The Hot Stove!

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

Not even a few days have passed since the last out was made in the New York Mets 2011 season and at least for Met fans – the Hot Stove is about to be stirred. I was annoyed at how Jose Reyes’ season came to an abrupt end – the blow thankfully softened by the […]

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Congratulations To Jose Reyes – The 2011 NL Batting Champion

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Congratulations To Jose Reyes – The 2011 NL Batting Champion

“I just want to say I’m humbled and honored to win the batting title. It means so much to my family and my country, the Dominican Republic. I have been through a lot over the past few years so this really means a lot to me. It’s also very special to be the first Mets […]

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The 2011 Tampa Bay Rays: This Year’s 2002 Oakland A’s

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

Coming off a postseason berth, the 2010 Rays were gutted beyond comprehension. Their star left fielder and sparkplug Carl Crawford left for Boston. Their shut down closer Rafael Soriano, now sporting pinstripes. Carlos Pena going to the windy city, Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett dealt for prospects, and a bullpen left in tatters. All that […]

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MMO Fan Shot: It’s Not Winning or Losing, It’s How You Play The Game!

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: It’s Not Winning or Losing, It’s How You Play The Game!

Many a little leaguer has heard that phrase after a tough loss or season. Is it just the platitude of an overprotective adult, not wanting to see kids in pain and trying to shield them from the disappointment that real life often brings-  or is it actually true? Some folks will simplistically look at our […]

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