Archive for December, 2011

MMO Flashback: 12/13/2010 – It’s Always About The Money

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MMO FLASHBACK - DECEMBER 13, 2010 I feel compelled to pen something before the end of this year, although it is a year that we would all like to forget as Mets fans.  We have had almost nothing to brag about during the off-season as fans of the Metropolitans except that we have returning players that may help […]

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2012 Mets Offseason Score Sheet

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2012 Mets Offseason Score Sheet

Here is an update to our 2012 Mets Offseason Score Sheet… Mets Guaranteed Contracts Johan Santana: 2012 – $24 million, 2013 – $25.5 million, 2014 – $25 million club option ($5.5M buyout) Jason Bay: 2012 – $16 million, 2013 – $16 million, 2014 – $17 million vesting option ($3M buyout) David Wright: 2012 – $15 million, 2013 – […]

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Don’t Kid Yourself, Alderson’s Taking A Page From Beane’s 2012 Playbook

An article by posted on December 10, 2011 0 Comments
Don’t Kid Yourself, Alderson’s Taking A Page From Beane’s 2012 Playbook

According to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com, Daniel Murphy is the one player on the Mets that the Dodgers tried to trade for at the Winter Meetings, according to a baseball source, and they might make another run at him. Murphy was the unnamed player general manager Ned Colletti referred to when he said he might be able […]

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Jon Garland Fits The Alderson Mold

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It’s no secret the Mets have been penny pinching this offseason. Between the slew of minimal contracts we’ve offered and the lack of any offer to Jose Reyes, it is evident that Sandy Alderson and the front office are examining the bargain bin rather than the premium shelf to construct this team for 2012. Despite […]

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Mets Will Need Fast Start In 2012 Or It Will Be A Long Summer

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Mets Will Need Fast Start In 2012 Or It Will Be A Long Summer

Jose Reyes has left for Miami, and we wish him nothing but success. It’s time now to prepare for life without Reyes and look ahead to the 2012 season. In 2012, the Mets cannot sleep-walk through the month of April, they’ll need to leave spring training ready for serious baseball action and get off to […]

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Pudge Would Bring a Veteran Presence to the Mets

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Pudge Would Bring a Veteran Presence to the Mets

CBS Sports MLB Insider, Jon Heyman, tweeted yesterday that Ivan Rodriguez is working out to get ready for the new season, and he believes that the Mets could be interested in Pudge’s services. The Mets have been lacking a veteran catcher for the past several years (since Paul Lo Duca, or Brian Schneider).  At the right […]

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ESPN: Marlins Getting A Feel For Interest In Hanley Ramirez

An article by posted on December 9, 2011 0 Comments
ESPN: Marlins Getting A Feel For Interest In Hanley Ramirez

Buster Olney of ESPN tweets – Under category of Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Marlins have poked around in the market to get a feel for interest in Hanley Ramirez. The plot thickens. Original Post 12/7 A rumor circulated yesterday that Hanley Ramirez asked to be traded and is in an uproar about the idea of moving over […]

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Sandy Has A Plan, What A Relief…

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As pointed out by Mike Salfino of SNY Why Guys, there’s more to the additions of relievers Jon Rauch, Frank Francisco and Ramon Ramirez than just the obvious which was to bolster a depleted bullpen. Relievers are very easy to trade at the deadline for real prospects, especially when the relievers in question have either […]

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Wright Weighs In On Reyes

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Wright Weighs In On Reyes

David Wright has issued the following statement regarding Jose Reyes: “Jose’s a great friend and a great player. While I will miss him as a friend and teammate, I’m glad he was able to get the contract that he earned and deserved. I truly wish him all the best in Miami. I have trust and faith […]

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What If David Wright Pulls A Jose Reyes?

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What If David Wright Pulls A Jose Reyes?

We just saw Jose Reyes deliver the greatest season ever by a Mets shortstop. Additionally, after 49 seasons without a National League batting champion, the Mets now have one in Jose Reyes and nobody could ever take that away from him or the Mets. (Can a no-hitter be far behind?) At 27-years old, Reyes had the […]

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