Archive for November, 2011

A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Rickey Henderson’s 1,406 Career Stolen Bases.

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Rickey Henderson’s 1,406 Career Stolen Bases.

Rickey Henderson said it the only way Rickey would on the day he stole his 939th base, passing Lou Brock for first on the All-time list: “Today, I’m the greatest of all time.” Mind you, Lou Brock was standing right next to Henderson when he proclaimed that over the PA system, but that’s besides the […]

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Patience Not Hysteria With Reyes Reports

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Patience Not Hysteria With Reyes Reports

Last week it was “Dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria!” as Dr. Peter Venkman would say. Now it’s “well well Sandy still hasn’t made his offer” Yeah and neither have the other teams who are interested. The biggest reason I’m not all over Alderson for not “making an offer,” is because I feel he’s […]

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Mets Notes: Turner In The Outfield, Broxton Not An Option, Murphy At Second

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Mets Notes: Turner In The Outfield, Broxton Not An Option, Murphy At Second

Here’s a few Mets items that are making the rounds this morning. According to a team source who spoke to Mike Puma, the Mets have already figured out what life will be in a post-Reyes era. To begin, Daniel Murphy will become the everyday second baseman with Ruben Tejada taking over full-time duties at shortstop. In this scenario, second […]

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The New York Petulance

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We tend to see the world and everything that encompasses it through our own shaded lenses. Our biases and preconceptions while defining us can often prevent us from understanding the whole truth. If the truth you’re seeking is to know if a candidate for President is a serial sexual harasser or whether perhaps a venerable […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #12 Jordany Valdespin, INF

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #12 Jordany Valdespin, INF

Welcome back for the 9th installment of the MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring the #12 Mets prospect, Buffalo Bisons infielder Jordany Valdespin. Valdespin wouldn’t have made this list if not for the impressive showing he made in 2011. Although he is a gifted and “toolsy” athlete, he is still very raw, with a […]

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CBS Sports Says Reyes and Marlins Have No Deal

An article by posted on November 13, 2011 0 Comments
CBS Sports Says Reyes and Marlins Have No Deal

6:00 PM – 5:41 PM - “Marlins source tells me Jose Reyes is NOT a Miami Marlin,” team beat writer Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post has said on Twitter. 5:36 PM - MLB Network Radio saying they are NOT reporting Reyes to Marlins. Hearing elsewhere it IS happening. From Maury Brown via Twitter. 5:27 PM […]

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The Downside To Upside and the Downsizing of the Mets

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The Downside To Upside and the Downsizing of the Mets

I read a good post this morning from Steve Popper of the Bergen Record who wrote a little bit about seldom discussed return for losing  Jose Reyes – the compensatory picks. He writes that “draft picks have been the lure for this front office” because they are “confident they can rebuild the Mets’ farm system through smart […]

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MMO Flashback: Yippee-Ki-Yay, Jose Reyes

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Here’s another great article originally written and posted back on February 15, 2011 by the always entertaining Rob Silverman AKA Tie Dyed. It’s a little bit prophetic and some of the comments are a blast to read nine months later. Enjoy… Nakatomi Plaza, Century City, CA: John McClane is acting alone, trying to save hostages […]

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2011 Player Review: Scott Hairston, Willie Harris

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Player Review: Scott Hairston, Willie Harris

John Delcos of Newyorkmetsreport.com and Joe DeCaro of Metsmerizedonline.com will be doing more and more projects together with the goal of merging two successful blogs in the hope of giving our readers everything they’ll need in covering the Mets. Continuing our review of the 2011 Mets, today we take a look at bench players Willie Harris and Scott Hairston. […]

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What’s So Funny?

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
What’s So Funny?

I came across this post on Amazin Avenue by Chris McShane, which actually reflects perfectly the overriding sentiment on Twitter immediately after it was announced the the Phillies agreed to a contract with closer Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year deal. He writes: The good news out of Philadelphia is that the Phillies have signed Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year […]

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