Archive for September, 2011

Alderson Says Mets Are Not In Position To Spend This Offseason

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For those among you who have waited patiently for this season to end, a season in which the lack of payroll flexibility was the cure-all for why no significant moves were made to bolster the team, don’t expect this offseason to be much different from the last one. For nearly a year, the Mets and […]

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Vote for Gary Cohen and Ralph Kiner for Frick Award

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Vote for Gary Cohen and Ralph Kiner for Frick Award

Mets broadcasters Gary Cohen and Ralph Kiner each have an opportunity to be immortalized in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, and it’s up to the fans to make this a reality. According to Mets.com, balloting is now open for fans to nominate Cohen and Kiner for the Hall of Fame’s Ford C. […]

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Mets Acquire LHP Daniel Herrera and RHP Adrian Rosario To Complete K-Rod Deal

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The New York Mets today announced the team acquired lefthanded pitcher Daniel Herrera and righthanded pitcher Adrian Rosario from the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade that sent righthanded pitcher Francisco Rodriguez and cash considerations to the Brewers on July 12. Herrera, 26, appeared in two games with the Brewers this season after he was […]

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Tuesday’s Children Meet & Greet At Citi Field

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Tuesday’s Children Meet & Greet At Citi Field

Prior to Thursday night’s 7-5 win over the Marlins, several Mets including R.A. Dickey, Lucas Duda, Chris Capuano, Nick Evans, Dillon Gee, Mike Nickeas and Bobby Parnell met with families who were affected by the 9/11 attacks through the Tuesday’s Children organization. Families got to speak with players, get a signed baseball or two and […]

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Mets Source Says Einhorn Was Looking To Exploit Mets Financial Situation

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UPDATE 12:40 pm According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, a source aware of the matter said Einhorn’s portrayal of the situation as the Wilpons continually changing terms is inaccurate. Instead, the source said, Einhorn figured he had the Wilpons in a bind and looked to exploit it, thinking minor late changes from the current […]

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Prospect Pulse: Breakout Years In 2012

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Prospect Pulse: Breakout Years In 2012

In 2011 there has been many disappointing performances among the top prospects in the farm system. Pitchers like Brad Holt, Mark Cohoon, Robert Carson, Kyle Allen, Scott Moviel, Juan Urbina, and Josh Stinson have endured dreadful seasons. A few have missed the entire season due to injuries, important arms like Jenry Mejia, Steven Matz and Brant Rustich. […]

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The Week Of Memories

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The Week Of Memories

This is the Week of Memories for most of us. The week that the world fell apart, and couldn’t be put back together again. So many Mommies’ and Daddys’ who left children through no fault of their own. Many of these children now carry or wear items that were their Mom’s or Dad’s making a […]

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Time To Sell The Team!

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A few months back, I had the pleasure of walking into a meeting that made me feel at home. It was filled with Mets memorabilia and even a bright orange couch for visitors. What a feeling! To first meet somebody for business and know you could probably spend days talking Mets baseball with them. Through […]

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Losing Einhorn Is Not the End of the World

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Much like their bullpen, the Mets’ deal with minority investor David Einhorn collapsed, and with it the $200 million infusion the financially strapped franchise was banking on to help them maintain as the Wilpons fight for their team in the fallout of the Ponzi scandal. Naturally, there’s a difference of opinion of why the deal […]

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Dave Einhorn’s Deal to Buy the Mets Falls Through

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Sandy Alderson’s comments about the New York Mets not being able to spend this off-season did not make much sense. Why with the impending sale of a minority stake in the team would Alderson come out at the end of August and say that the Mets would not be big players in the free agent […]

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