Archive for December, 2011

Is Daniel Murphy Part Of The Mets Future?

An article by posted on December 21, 2011 0 Comments
Is Daniel Murphy Part Of The Mets Future?

I’m a big Daniel Murphy fan. I love his determination, I’m impressed by his plate approach, I believe in his value as an offensive player, and his enthusiasm is totally awesome. That said, I just don’t see him as part of the master plan. I’ve heard and read all the quotes about him being the […]

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Mets Missing The Boat On Some Great Available Pitching

An article by posted on December 21, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Missing The Boat On Some Great Available Pitching

It’s kind of sad to sit back and watch the names of all these solid young pitchers dominate the rumor mill and the trading block this hot stove season. In any other year, we might have seen the Mets jump in on one or two of these pitchers to fortify the rotation, but instead we […]

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Mets Announce They Will Eliminate St. Lucie Rookie Team

An article by posted on December 20, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Announce They Will Eliminate St. Lucie Rookie Team

According to the NY Post, the Mets will have one less minor league affiliate next season as they seek to cut costs. The team announced Tuesday it plans to eliminate its rookie team in St. Lucie of the Gulf Coast League. The Mets will have Rookie teams in Kingsport, Tenn., and in the Dominican Republic. […]

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Mets To Shop F-Mart On Ebay

An article by posted on December 20, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Puma of the New York Post is reporting that Fernando Martinez‘s knee isn’t improving, and that the Mets are now considering moving him. Puma says the Mets are hoping an American League team shows interest in the former Mets #1 prospect, but if there’s no interest they could possibly release him. Martinez is hitting just .077 (2-for-26) […]

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Jim Duquette and Others Auditioning To Call Mets Games In 2012

An article by posted on December 20, 2011 0 Comments
Jim Duquette and Others Auditioning To Call Mets Games In 2012

Mike Puma reports on some progress in the WFAN radio booth… A source from the Wall Street Journal told me that the Mets will give the job as Howie Rose’s co-host to whom ever is willing to work for three hots (at Shake Shack) and a cot at the holding cell at Citi Field which […]

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Rangers Win Rights To Negotiate With Darvish

An article by posted on December 20, 2011 0 Comments

The Texas Rangers have won the posting auction of Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish with a record $51.7M bid, sources tell Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports. The Japanese phenom’s agent, Arn Tellem. issued the following statement: “The Rangers are an extraordinary franchise in an exceptional city with equally exceptional fans,” Tellem said. ’”Yu is honored to be prized so […]

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The First Cut Is The Deepest

An article by posted on December 19, 2011 0 Comments
The First Cut Is The Deepest

Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal writes today, that while the Mets have operated like a typical big-market team for years, their payroll is shrinking to a degree that is almost unprecedented within the industry, at least in this millennium. General manager Sandy Alderson said recently that he expects the payroll for 2012 to […]

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MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #2 Jeurys Familia, RHP

An article by posted on December 19, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #2 Jeurys Familia, RHP

The Mets signed Jeurys Familia as an IFA in July of 2007, as a 17-year-old out of the Dominican Republic. That will go down as a very important signing to the Mets and their fans. Although he is still in need of some consistency regarding his mechanics, and refining his change-up will be crucial for […]

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Are You Happy With Things?

An article by posted on December 19, 2011 0 Comments
Are You Happy With Things?

As we get ready to close out another year and head into 2012, where do you stand as a Mets fan? Are you happy with the direction of the team? Why? How many games do you think the Mets will win in 2012? What about 2013? Who are the core players of the Mets right […]

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MMO Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Pitching Prospect Ryan Fraser

An article by posted on December 19, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Pitching Prospect Ryan Fraser

I had the pleasure of doing a Q&A with 23-year-old, New York Mets minor league pitcher, RHP Ryan Fraser the other day. In just two years of professional baseball with the Mets, the 6’3″ Fraser has made some very favorable impressions on people who follow the team. He was the Brooklyn Cyclones closer in 2010 […]

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