Archive for October, 2011

Reyes Updates: Aaron Award, The Hudgens Effect, King of Swing, Judging Reyes Too Harshly

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Reyes Updates: Aaron Award, The Hudgens Effect, King of Swing, Judging Reyes Too Harshly

Sorry for cramming all the latest on Jose Reyes in one post, but I think it makes it easier to sort through and debate. Here are some interesting items of note. The Hudgens Effect On Mets.com, Anthony DiComo credits Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens with some of Reyes’ success this season. Shortly after arriving in […]

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Does OPS Correlate Better To Runs Scored Than RBI?

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Does OPS Correlate Better To Runs Scored Than RBI?

I’m sure regular readers here are familiar with the debate between XtreemIcon and me regarding the relevance of On-Base Percentage (OBP) and Slugging Percentage (SLG) compared to Runs Batted In (RBI) as it correlates to Runs Scored (RS). Now that the season is done I thought it was worth looking at the actual data to see what really […]

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Rico Brogna Says Mets Should Not Re-Sign Reyes, Trade Wright

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Rico Brogna Says Mets Should Not Re-Sign Reyes, Trade Wright

Former Met Rico Brogna, who now blogs for WFAN CBS Sports, had some keen insights on the rise of Jose Reyes over the years from an energetic kid to the impending free agent he is today. In the end though, his opinion is that the Mets should not re-sign him. Personally, after scouting Reyes and […]

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(Updated) Mets Will Have The 12th Pick In The Draft Next June

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(Updated) Mets Will Have The 12th Pick In The Draft Next June

Updated Oct. 3 I just wanted to update this post with the complete 2012 Amateur Draft order from Adam Rubin. I did calculate the 12th pick correctly for the Mets last week. Here’s the 2012 draft order: 1. Houston 56-106 2. Minnesota 63-99 3. Seattle 67-95 4. Baltimore 69-93 5. Kansas City 71-91 6. Chicago […]

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Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down: Angel Pagan

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Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down: Angel Pagan

Who is Angel Pagan? Is he the guy who was injury plagued over his first few seasons?  Is he the guy who won over the hearts of Mets fans from mid-2009 to the end of 2010 with all around great defense, speed, and clutch hitting.  Or is he the guy we saw this season with […]

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B.J. Upton For Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on October 2, 2011 0 Comments

The season is over. Once again the Mets failed to reach the postseason. Nothing new, and certainly not surprising. Time to start looking toward the offseason. Would B.J. Upton make sense in CF for the New York Mets in 2012? Centerfield will be a wide open position for the Mets in 2012. While I don’t […]

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Who Will Be Traded?

An article by posted on October 2, 2011 0 Comments
Who Will Be Traded?

Who will be traded? Sandy may not have much money to spend, but he sure needs to fill a lot of holes. The trade market could be a major tool for the Mets heading into the winter. Of course, two unsettling things for Mets fans heading into the off-season, are the present situations at the […]

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Mets Lose $70 Million in 2011, Attendance Down 7%

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

According to a report in the New Yorker by Howard Megdal, the Mets losses for the 2011 season are estimated at $70 million dollars. Megdal also says that the Mets ownership will probably not approve a six figure deal for Reyes, saying that they would rather take the PR hit from the fans rather than risk putting […]

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Mike O’Connor, Pat Misch Elect Free Agency

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

According to MLB Trade Rumors, 22 Triple-A players have elected free agency including Mets pitchers Pat Misch and Mike O’Connor. Misch was 8-9 with a 4.00 ERA in 22 starts with Buffalo in 2011, and also made six appearances for the Mets allowing eight runs in seven innings. O’Connor was 5-5 with a 5.22 ERA […]

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The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

Mets fans agree and disgaree all the time about a myriad of Mets topics and issues, especially here on MMO where all views are welcome, encouraged and shared – much to the dismay of some who still keep coming back for more. In the last few days we learned a few things about how this […]

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