Archive for December, 2011

Who To Blame For Losses Of Reyes/Pujols

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Who To Blame For Losses Of Reyes/Pujols

Pockets of fans in St. Louis and New York are understandably upset after Albert Pujols and Jose Reyes sold their legacies and moved them out of town as mercenaries. Pujols thought $220 million over ten years, his developmental years in St. Louis along with his businesses and foundation weren’t enough, so he took $30 million […]

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Sandy Alderson Is Now The Face Of The Franchise

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Sandy Alderson Is Now The Face Of The Franchise

Here are some blogger’s and journalist’s reactions to the Jose Reyes saga. None are as rosy as the reactions I saw posted somewhere else the other day, so I thought I’d bring some balance to the Force. What follows is a perplexing thought that slapped me in the face this morning. Bob Klapisch, The Record […]

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What The Mets Didn’t Tell You About Pagan Trade…

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What The Mets Didn’t Tell You About Pagan Trade…

Amazing… No mention of this detail until today. I guess Mets fans are not on a need to know basis under this very covert front office operation. A Tale Of Two Cities I investigated Rubin’s claim and here are the Mets and Giants versions of the Press Release: The distortion and smokescreen with the Mets […]

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Mets Notes: Parnell On The Trade Block?, Interest In Pudge, Theriot

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Mets Notes: Parnell On The Trade Block?, Interest In Pudge, Theriot

Here are the latest Mets Notes following the close of the 2011 Winter Meetings: Mets Considered Trading Bobby Parnell: According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Mets were contemplating trading 27-year old fireballer Bobby Parnell to an unknown team for a starting position player. Rubin said that Mets officials were “weighing the merits of the deal […]

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What the Loss of Jose Reyes Means for the Mets in 2012

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What the Loss of Jose Reyes Means for the Mets in 2012

For shortstop Jose Reyes, the 2011 season was the ninth season of his career with the New York Mets, and  Mets fans certainly knew the day was coming when Reyes became a free agent. The Mets have been bleeding cash for several years now, and even the move into their new facility at CitiField in time […]

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Mets Winter Meetings Recap

An article by posted on December 8, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Winter Meetings Recap

 The Mets Lose Jose Reyes to the Miami Marlins I’m tired of arguing with some Mets fans on this, so in order to appease the masses, here’s the Disney version of events. Sandy Alderson made Reyes a very solid five-year, $88 million dollar offer, but the Marlins topped it with an additional sixth year which […]

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It’s A Good Thing Pujols Isn’t A Marlin

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It’s A Good Thing Pujols Isn’t A Marlin

So Albert Pujols is heading to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for the next decade, which is great news for Mets fans. Pujols had been heavily courted by the Miami Marlins before deciding to head out west. Though the Mets will have to deal with Jose Reyes within the division for the next six […]

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Mets Lose Three In Rule 5 And Make No Selections

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Mets Lose Three In Rule 5 And Make No Selections

The Mets’ “Accumulation Mode” took a small hit today and they lost three unprotected prospects in the Rule 5 Draft today while selecting none for themselves. The Houston Astros had the first overall pick and they used it to take the Mets right-hander Rhiner Cruz – a hard-throwing reliever whose fastball has been clocked in the […]

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Brandon Nimmo’s Exclusive Interview With MMO – The Future Looks Bright

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Brandon Nimmo’s Exclusive Interview With MMO – The Future Looks Bright

As our Mets Minor League expert Petey Pete unveils Brandon Nimmo at No. 5 in our 2012 MMO Top 20 Prospects, here’s an interview Joe Spector did with Nimmo in October. Enjoy the read, Mets fans! – Joe D. In his first year as General Manager of the New York Mets Sandy Alderson and his […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #5 Brandon Nimmo, OF

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #5 Brandon Nimmo, OF

With the 13th pick of the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft, the New York Mets take Brandon Nimmo….outfielder, Cheyenne, Wyoming. What? No 26-year-old seasoned college veteran, who projects to be coming out of the Citifield bullpen in less than a year? Nope. Far from it. The Mets actually drafted an 18-year-old high school athlete with their […]

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