Archive for November, 2011

Mets Hire Tommy Tanous As Scouting Director

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The New York Mets today announced the club named Tommy Tanous Director of Amateur Scouting. Tanous replaces Chad MacDonald, who left to become the San Diego Padres Vice President, Assistant General Manager of Player Personnel. Tanous, 42, joined the Mets prior to 2011 as a professional scout. He also assisted with scouting players for the […]

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Pagan Has Priced Himself Out Of His Optimal Role

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Pagan Has Priced Himself Out Of His Optimal Role

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was kind enough to answer a question for me during a chat which you can read in it’s entirety here. Joe D. – If the Mets are looking for a center fielder, is it safe to say Angel Pagan will be non-tendered? Adam Rubin - Team officials are definitely […]

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The Mets Catching Situation

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In a Mets offseason that will be dominated by one huge name—Jose Reyes—other major needs may go overlooked. That’s partially because the Mets will try hard to keep Reyes and also because the team is still not financially sound. When we think of the Mets roster, we immediately say we need pitching, pitching and more […]

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Reyes’ Agent Says First Choice Is To Stay With Mets

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Reyes’ Agent Says First Choice Is To Stay With Mets

Charles Hollon of Gotham Baseball spoke with Chris Leible, the agent for Jose Reyes who offered up some words of hope regarding his client’s preference to stay with the Mets. “I think Jose is one of those rare players that feeds off the energy of the fans, he loves the fans here in New York […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #15 Jefry Marte, 3B

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #15 Jefry Marte, 3B

Once upon a time there was a 17-year-old, highly rated Mets prospect named Jefry Marte. Marte had signed as an IFA in July 2007, two weeks after his 16th birthday. The young, right-hand hitting third baseman made his stateside debut the following year in 2008, playing for the GCL Mets, where he hit a promising […]

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Free Agency Begins Today – Type A’s, Type B’s and Type Mets

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David Lennon of Newsday did the legwork on this… Sandy Alderson reiterated Monday that he still expects to have a 2012 payroll in the $100 million-$110 million range, but does not want it all to be spent before Opening Day. If so, the bulk of that money already is slotted for nine players: Johan Santana […]

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Introducing: The 2011 MLB Gold Glove Winners.

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Introducing: The 2011 MLB Gold Glove Winners.

Now that the World Series has finished and Major League Baseball as officially entered into the off-season (which makes me depressed), it is now time to recognize certain players for their extraordinary play. The award giving was kicked off earlier this week with the presentation of Gold Gloves to the players who had the best […]

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Anyone Up For An Endy Chavez Reunion?

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Anyone Up For An Endy Chavez Reunion?

While looking through name upon name of the free-agents this winter, the familiar ring of “Endy Chavez” jumped off the page at me. After mulling it over, I would not be opposed to seeing Chavez back patrolling the outfield of Citi Field. The 33-year old outfielder is forever etched in the memory of every Met fan […]

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Wilpon Is Right, Minority Owners None Of Mets Fans Business

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Wilpon Is Right, Minority Owners None Of Mets Fans Business

This past Monday, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon updated the media and fans about the status of the minority ownership stakes, saying it was “going very well.” That was the first significant update since the David Einhorn deal fell apart. Fans and the media alike were interested in who these minority owners were, and Mr. Wilpon […]

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Sizemore Open To Playing Any Outfield Position

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Sizemore Open To Playing Any Outfield Position

Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post, reported that free agent outfielder Grady Sizemore is open to playing any outfield position; and not just center field. “He’s open to anything,” said his agent, Joe Urbon. “He’s not limiting his choices at all.” Original Post 11/2 - Sizing Up Sizemore For Mets Center Field Job The Mets have made a string of […]

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