Archive for October, 2011

Mets Bid Iggy Sayonara

An article by posted on October 20, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Bid Iggy Sayonara

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have released reliever Ryota Igarashi says a major league source. Igarashi posted a disappointing 5.74 ERA, 1.71 WHIP and 69/46 K/BB ratio over 69 innings in two seasons with the Mets after signing a two-year, $3 million deal to play for the team in 2010. Iggy bypasses the […]

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Are You REALLY Ok With Seeing Jose Reyes In Another Uniform?

An article by posted on October 20, 2011 0 Comments

Will he stay or will he go.  That is the question that has been asked all season.  Since it is not yet a reality that he really may not be here next year, how do you think you would feel if he signed with another team? Just think for a moment that he REALLY does […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #19 Michael Fulmer, RHP

An article by posted on October 20, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #19 Michael Fulmer, RHP

Well here we go with the second installment of the Official MetsMerizedOnline 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring RHP Michael Fulmer of the GCL Mets, at #19. When the Mets made Fulmer their 1st round sandwich pick in the 2011 draft (44th overall), as compensation for losing Pedro Feliciano as a free-agent, many scouts […]

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Doc Gooden Missed 1986 Parade Because He Was In A Cocaine Haze

An article by posted on October 20, 2011 0 Comments

Recently Doc Gooden sat down with ESPN E:60 to discuss his career and life around Baseball. In the interview Gooden admitted to being “too high” to make it to the 1986 World Championship parade in New York City. He discussed his addiction to Cocaine during the illustrious 86′ season as well as the “paranoia” that […]

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From Left Field: Players With Mets Ties In World Series

An article by posted on October 19, 2011 0 Comments

Though once again we will be watching two teams other than the Mets in the Fall Classic, this year’s series features several players with Met ties. I wouldn’t mind seeing the Texas Rangers win their first ever World Series, but I would more so like to see the former Mets play well. Texas has five […]

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Is Front-Loading Contracts The Way To Go?

An article by posted on October 19, 2011 0 Comments

The idea of front-loading contracts is simple. You pay a player for his good years and as the contract goes on, the salary decreases. The concept is not meant to save anyone money and it does decrease short term payroll flexibility, but can benefit a team in the latter years of a deal. I am […]

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Daniel Ray Herrera: An Interesting Case

An article by posted on October 19, 2011 0 Comments
Daniel Ray Herrera: An Interesting Case

Regardless of my feelings about the actual Francisco Rodriguez trade, I was really curious as to what the Mets would be getting in return from the Brewers. The general assumption is that we would get two PTBNL who didn’t matter at all, but I wanted to look more into the situation. As you already know, […]

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Hanley, Guillen Lobbying For Reyes?

An article by posted on October 19, 2011 0 Comments
Hanley, Guillen Lobbying For Reyes?

An interesting nugget from ESPN New York citing Juan C. Rodriguez of the Florida Sun-Sentinel: It looks like new Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen and shortstop Hanley Ramirez are both lobbying ownership to pursue Jose Reyes: Asked if he could envision any scenario in which Ramirez played a position other than shortstop in 2012, Guillen didn’t […]

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Alderson Knew What He Was Getting Into

An article by posted on October 18, 2011 0 Comments

I am anxious for the World Series to start, and I would like to see the Cardinals win because that would complete one of the great comebacks in baseball history. The Cardinals have what it takes to complete history. Either way, if the Rangers won, that would also be a compelling story, especially for Mets […]

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Can Mets Survive With Tejada At SS If Reyes Bolts?

An article by posted on October 18, 2011 0 Comments

Former Mets bench coach Chip Hale, told ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin that if the Mets lose Jose Reyes to free agency, young Ruben Tejada is more than capable to hold his own as an everyday shortstop for the Mets in 2012. “Whether he plays second every day next year or short, he’s going to be […]

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A Very Amusing Little Bottle Of Wine

An article by posted on October 18, 2011 0 Comments

Unless your internet was down yesterday, it was nearly impossible for you to miss this post by Patrick Flood that was referenced on every saber-friendly Mets site or SNY Blog east of the Pacific Ocean yesterday. Flood examined 46 multi-year contracts that were dished out to starting pitchers over the last ten years and concluded, […]

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