Archive for October, 2011

Check Out These Pics From Dickey’s Last Start

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Check Out These Pics From Dickey’s Last Start

With the Mets offseason in the opposite of full swing outside of coaching decisions, allow me to change up the flow just a little bit with this post. These photos are a little late, but I had the good fortune of being invited to a Mets game recently. It just so happened to be R.A. […]

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Riggleman, Geren To Interview For Mets Bench Coach Job This Week

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Riggleman, Geren To Interview For Mets Bench Coach Job This Week

According to Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger, Jim Riggleman will be in New York on Wednesday to interview for the Bench Coach position. Riggleman stepped down as Nationals manager during an 11-1 stretch this past season out of frustration with his contract situation. That said, he has plenty of experience in the dugout and is very familiar with […]

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White Sox Are Hogging Up All Our Gritty Former Mets

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White Sox Are Hogging Up All Our Gritty Former Mets

Ha ha ha I couldn’t resist. This from Doug Padilla at ESPNChicago.com:. The White Sox will name Mark Parent and Joe McEwing to the coaching staff of new manager Robin Ventura, a source indicated Monday. McEwing has spent the last four seasons with the White Sox, managing Triple-A Charlotte this past season. Known as a people person, […]

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Too Much Moneyball

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Too Much Moneyball

Don’t let the name of this Moneyball paraody fool you… Well done, Jest. Although as a Mets fan, I really shouldn’t be so smug about seeing the Yankees get knocked out in the first round of the playoffs, but come on man… It’s the Yankees!

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Big Money, Big Busts

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments

I wish I had a dollar for everytime I saw Mets fans bemoaning the Mets offseason a year ago for not going after one of these players; especially Crawford and Dunn. 7 Years, $142,000,000 After a 2010 season in which he produced a line that looked like this: .307/.356/.495 Crawford completely tanked in Boston this […]

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Prospect Pulse: 2012 Top Ten List

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: 2012 Top Ten List

With all these Top Ten lists coming out, I thought I’d chime in with my own version, hope you like.      Mets Top Ten Prospects list for 2012: 1.  Jeurys Familia 2.  Zack Wheeler 3.  Matt Harvey 4.  Wilmer Flores 5.  Kirk Nieuwenhuis 6.  Reese Havens 7.  Cesar Puello 8.  Gilbert Gomez 9.  Jordany […]

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Brewers More Likely To Sign Reyes Than Fielder

An article by posted on October 9, 2011 0 Comments
Brewers More Likely To Sign Reyes Than Fielder

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun would love to see Jose Reyes sign with the Brewers this offseason and went as far as to say that his team is more likely to land Jose Reyes in free agency than re-sign Prince Fielder, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Braun is a huge fan of Reyes and admits that when the […]

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Free Agent CF Options

An article by posted on October 9, 2011 0 Comments
Free Agent CF Options

As many people have heard Angel Pagan is a prime Non-Tender candidate this offseason. Many people believe the Mets do not feel Pagan is worth what he may command in Arbitration. I recently suggested the Mets consider trading Daniel Murphy for B.J. Upton this offseason, which you can read here. If the Mets decide to […]

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Phoreshadowing The Phillies’ Phuture

An article by posted on October 8, 2011 0 Comments
Phoreshadowing The Phillies’ Phuture

In making the final out of the Phillies’ season for the second straight year, Ryan Howard suffered an apparent Achilles injury, falling to the ground and writhing in pain as the Cardinals celebrated their unlikely division series victory.  In a worst-case scenario (torn ACL), Howard would miss nine months or more while recovering from surgery […]

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Collin McHugh On What Mets Want Him To Work On

An article by posted on October 8, 2011 0 Comments
Collin McHugh On What Mets Want Him To Work On

Mets pitching prospect Collin McHugh, took some questions on his blog entitled “A Day Older, A Day Wiser” and just posted them. I liked this exchange in particular: Do the Met’s coaches tell you specifically what they want you to work on or what you have to improve on or how much more you need […]

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