Archive for October, 2011

Who Are the Top 6 Mets Players Since 2000?

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Who Are the Top 6 Mets Players Since 2000?

The New York Mets have struggled in recent years, only making two postseason appearances since 2000. Several large-ticket free agent signings led to the promise of better things to come, but several of those signings didn’t pan out according to plan (Pedro Martinez, Carlos Beltran and Jason Bay, to name a few). However, the Mets […]

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Another Offseason Wish List

An article by posted on October 18, 2011 0 Comments

With the World Series matchup now settled and the Cardinals back in it again, my mind wanders back to 2006 NLCS when these same Cardinals beat the Mets. Aside from getting sick, it makes me think what is it going to take to get the Mets back to the doorstep of the World Series and […]

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Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down: Jon Niese

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments

What is Jon Niese? Is he our promising young lefty that will emerge as a very solid pitcher for us?  Is he a guy who is very good at times, but somewhat inconsistent?  Is he a guy who will pitch to a 4.00 ERA every year, or will he start to put it together and solidify the […]

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Top 20 Free Agent Predictions

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments

* UPDATED POST Here’s a early look at some of MLB’s Top Free Agents entering the off-season… 1. Albert Pujols 1B – Cardinals – He was never leaving St. Louis in my opinion. They were never going to let him walk away. He’s arguably the greatest player in franchise history and will be paid as so. […]

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R.I.P. Moneyball Part II –The UNDERVALUED STAT!

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments

Having explained more precisely what the central GOAL of Moneyball is (Save Money) I thought it might be good to talk about what it actually says it did and why it did what it did from the Statistical Analysis point of view. Moneyball, as was stated previously, used Statistical analysis to find an UNDERVALUED METRIC […]

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MMO Mailbag: David Wright To The Rockies?

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: David Wright To The Rockies?

I keep hearing about the Rockies wanting Wright. What do you think we could get for him? Is Cargo out of the question? –Gary Hanley Well Gary, allow me to get a few things out of the way before I delve into this question. First off, we’re not completely sure that Wright is even on […]

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Rule 5 Notes: Mets Get Ramirez Back From Nats, Beato Now Free And Clear

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday, the Mets announced that they have accepted right-handed reliever Elvin Ramirez back from the Nationals, who selected him in the Rule 5 Draft last December. The 24-year-old missed all of last season after he was placed on the 60-day DL in March after undergoing right shoulder surgery. In 2010, Ramirez went 4-4 with a […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #20 Danny Muno, SS

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #20 Danny Muno, SS

The 2011 Sterling Award winner at Brooklyn, Muno got off to as fast a start to his professional baseball career as anyone possibly could. After being drafted in the 8th round out of Fresno State this year, Muno signed quickly and was assigned to the Cyclones to be their everyday shortstop. He was first in […]

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MMO Hot Stove Report: The Premier Edition

An article by posted on October 16, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Hot Stove Report: The Premier Edition

As the post season winds down and the Texas Rangers await the conclusion of the NLCS to see whom they will face in the World Series, lets take a look at some of the early Hot Stove season news. What you read here will not be exclusive to the Mets and will include most of the top hot stove […]

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Strike Up The Band, Wally Will Be Back-Man

An article by posted on October 16, 2011 0 Comments
Strike Up The Band, Wally Will Be Back-Man

Last week, the New York Post really ruined my day (not really) when they reported that Wally Backman might be heading to the Washington Nationals to join Davey Johnson’s staff as his third-base coach. Guess what? Wally is staying!!!! Yes, it’s true and he even said so himself on the radio which you can check […]

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