Archive for December, 2011

Alderson Has $10-15 Million To Spend On 17 Roster Spots

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This afternoon in Dallas, Sandy Alderson told reporters that the Mets have between $20 and $25 million to spend this off-season, but that range includes paying Mike Pelfrey and Angel Pagan who will likely earn roughly $10 million in arbitration. That leaves approximately $10-15 million to spend on 17 other roster spots. It also means, Alderson must have misspoke […]

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Teams Interested In Daniel Murphy

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Teams Interested In Daniel Murphy

Joel Sherman of the NY Post tweets that Murphy is getting some attention… I like Murphy as a player, but with David Wright entrenched at third base, Murphy’s natural position, it’s hard to fit him in anywhere else which is a shame because he has an incredible bat. At the time Murphy got hurt and […]

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Should Mets Talk to Jimmy Rollins?

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I know he wants five years, but talk him into three years at $45 with an option year? Keep Tejada at 2nd? Discuss.

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It’s Official: Mets Are Now A Moneyball Team

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It’s Official: Mets Are Now A Moneyball Team

Last night it became official, the Mets, a baseball team playing in the sports capital that is New York, lost the best shortstop they ever had to the small market Miami Marlins. The Miami Marlins as we all know signed the National League Batting Champion to a six-ear deal worth $102 million dollars with a […]

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Hot Stove Notes: December 5th, 2011.

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Hot Stove Notes: December 5th, 2011.

Welcome to one of the most exciting times in the Major League Baseball off-season…the Winter Meetings! Front office representatives from all MLB organizations will be making their way to Texas for the next few days, with the anticipation of some wheeling and dealing starting to happen for the top tier free agents. Over this past […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #6 Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #6 Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF

Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF Let’s go back to the June MLB Amateur Draft from 2008. With their 3rd round pick, the Mets selected a virtually unknown outfielder from Azusa Pacific University named Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Since then, Nieuwenhuis has been the model of consistency as he has steadily worked his way up to the highest level of […]

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Choosing Mets Over Reyes

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Choosing Mets Over Reyes

I recognize that when things like Jose Reyes signing a contract with the Miami Marlins occur, there will always be an outcry. I guess what I am most confused about is why people are acting as though they didn’t see this coming? I recognize that I am in a minority of Mets fans that is […]

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Why I Won’t Boo Jose Reyes

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Why I Won’t Boo Jose Reyes

For the last few week’s i’ve been mentally preparing myself for the inevitable fate that Jose Reyes would sign with the Miami Marlins. As much as I tried to stay as optimistic as I could, realistically I knew the team was moving in a different direction. This regime will not give 6 year contracts to […]

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Morning Grind: Don’t Blame Reyes, Blame Alderson

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Morning Grind: Don’t Blame Reyes, Blame Alderson

With Jose Reyes now taking his talents to South Beach, a question now rises; How do Mets fans respond to the sparkplug of Flushing jumping ship for the bigger and better? Is he the epitome of evil like Lebron James in Cleveland? Or simply a franchise player that was let go? Personally, I am going to […]

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The Two Hours Before Midnight Massacre

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The Two Hours Before Midnight Massacre

In case you fell asleep early last night and haven’t been reading any of the other countless posts on the topic here at MMO, I have some sad news to report. A little over two hours before midnight, it was revealed that Jose Reyes decided to accept the Marlins’ latest contract offer of six years […]

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