Archive for November, 2011

Why Did The Cardinals Decline Dotel’s $3.5MM Option?

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Why Did The Cardinals Decline Dotel’s $3.5MM Option?

I’m reading all these raves that the Mets are strong players for Octavio Dotel… Really? I mean do the people writing these headlines really belive that? Let me dispel that myth for you if I may… First of all, you may have already read that Jonathan Broxton – a much more inferior reliever than Dotel – just signed […]

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Win A Free Mets Book: Are You Happy With The Current Direction Of The Team?

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Win A Free Mets Book: Are You Happy With The Current Direction Of The Team?

We haven’t had any giveaways since the season ended, so let’s kick off the offseason with a chance to win yourself a free copy of this brand new book release; The Amazins: Celebrating 50 Years of New York Mets History. First, check out all the details on this very cool book… The Amazins: Celebrating 50 […]

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11/29 MMO Hot Stove Report: Broxton and Wilson and Capps, Oh My…

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11/29 MMO Hot Stove Report: Broxton and Wilson and Capps, Oh My…

“Hot Stove?” More like “not stove” this week, as General Managers and teams are currently in a holding pattern before the Winter Meetings begin on Dec. 5. For now, it seems as if teams biding their time in an effort to make big splashes next week. In any event, here is everything you need to […]

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Hot Stove Notes

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Hot Stove Notes

Over the past week and a half, the Hot Stove has been slowly heating up; with a top heavy free agent class, it will take a while for the market to form for players like Pujols, Fielder, Reyes, and Wilson. As we move closer to the Winter Meetings, the market for these top tier free […]

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Beggars Can’t Be Choosy

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Beggars Can’t Be Choosy

According to the New York Post, the agent for reliever Matt Capps said that “he hasn’t heard from Mets since the GM meetings,’ which is when the Mets had told him they were interested in his client. Also, another reliever the Mets were interested in, Jonathan Broxton, is expected to sign with a new team […]

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Why Revenue Sharing and Luxury Tax Failed

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You can get dizzy trying to figure out the various formulas for revenue sharing and the luxury tax, but some things are givens. There will always be some teams willing to spend because the objective is to win. There will also be some teams not willing to spend and find comfort in using their small […]

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Mets Better Off Without Paulino

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Better Off Without Paulino

Andy Martino of the Daily News shares an odd exchange that occurred late last season between manager Terry Collins and catcher Ronny Paulino. In the late innings of one game last season, Terry Collins needed a pinch-hitter, and decided to use Ronny Paulino. The Mets manager walked to Paulino’s seat on the bench, and told the catcher to grab […]

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Lowrie Could Help A Shaky Mets Infield Situation Next Season

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Lowrie Could Help A Shaky Mets Infield Situation Next Season

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox could potentialy trade infielder Jed Lowrie this offseason. Last season, Lowrie posted a .252/.303/.383 slash with six home runs, 14 doubles and 36 RBI in 341 plate appearances. The knock on Lowrie has been an inability to stay on the field and he always […]

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Why Misleading Stats On David Wright Change Everything

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Why Misleading Stats On David Wright Change Everything

Since 2004, David Wright has been a fan favorite.  His name can be found all over the Mets’ all-time offensive leaderboard and he has accomplished this all before his 29th birthday.  Because of this, some Mets fans would find it impossible to see the team without David Wright and would consider it sacrilege to trade […]

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Some Cold Hard Facts And Survival Tips For Mets Fans

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
Some Cold Hard Facts And Survival Tips For Mets Fans

I can’t stand it when people beat around the bush. I prefer straightforward and truthful responses to straightforward questions. Once a person lies to me, there’s little chance that you will ever catch me in the same room with that person ever again. My thoughts on leadership is simple; Say what you mean and mean what […]

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