Archive for January, 2012

Will Allowing PED Users into Hall Send Wrong Message?

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Yesterday, I was watching Clubhouse Confidential on MLB Network and Peter Gammons was talking about the upcoming players who will be put up for a vote for the Hall’s Class of 2013. One of his responses really caught my attention.  When Gammons talks about Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens and their chances of getting into […]

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Morning Grind: As Long As Selig’s In Baseball, So Too Will The Wilpons

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Morning Grind: As Long As Selig’s In Baseball, So Too Will The Wilpons

Despite being adamant about his retirement following the the 2012 regular season, we learned yesterday that Bud Selig will receive at least two-year extension as Commissioner. Knowing that Selig will do –and to this point has done– everything in his power to keep the Wilpons as owners, this is disheartening news. This indirectly cripples the […]

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Ike Davis Is “Ready To Play”

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Some good news from Anthony Rieber of Newsday: Ike Davis said Tuesday he is “good to go” for spring training after more than two months of hard rehab on the freakish left ankle injury that cost him most of the 2011 season. “I’m there now,” he said after a two-hour workout at Fischer SportsPhysical Therapy and Conditioning […]

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2012 Mets Top Prospects: #’s 41 – 50

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2012 Mets Top Prospects:  #’s 41 – 50

Welcome to the final installment of the 2012 Mets Top Prospects series here on MMO. Today we bring you numbers 41 through 50, which you will notice is rather pitching heavy, as only three position players made the final ten. Although the farm system is still undergoing a rebuilding, the strong drafts the Mets had in […]

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Mets Close To Finalizing $100 Million In Shares

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Mets Close To Finalizing $100 Million In Shares

According to the Daily News, the Mets are close to finalizing the sale of at least five $20 million shares in the team, a move that would help pay off $350 million in club debt, baseball officials familiar with the transactions told the Daily News. Major League Baseball has vetted and approved the investors, and […]

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Heilman Signs With The Mariners

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Heilman Signs With The Mariners

Free Agent right-handed reliever Aaron Heilman signed a Minor League deal with Seattle on Tuesday and will get a shot in Spring Training as a non-roster invitee. The former Met Heilman was initially shipped to Seattle in the three team, 12 player trade that landed the Mets J.J. Putz before the 2009 season. Heilman, 33, has […]

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Mets Sign Three To Minor League Deals

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Mets Sign Three To Minor League Deals

The New York Mets today announced the club has signed righthanded pitcher Miguel Batista and righthanded pitcher Fernando Cabrera to minor league contracts and invited both to major league Spring Training. Batista, 40, split last season between St. Louis and the Mets, finishing 5-2 with a 3.60 ERA (24 earned runs/60.0 innings) in 35 games, […]

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Hey Fred, This Buds For You – Selig To Get Two Year Extension

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Hey Fred, This Buds For You – Selig To Get Two Year Extension

And the beat goes on… Uncle Bud, or Commissioner Bud Selig as most of you know him, will be extended for at least two more years according to ESPN’s Buster Olney. But of course he is… The dirty deed will be consummated later this week at the owners’ meetings. Selig became MLBs acting commissioner in 1992 thanks to some late […]

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A Touching Piazza Tribute

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Piazza tribute…. last game at Shea This video was edited by my friend and fellow Mets Die Hard Fanatic Max Sanzo. Thanks Max, it’s a very beautiful video dedicated to the one, the only Mike Piazza.

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This Day In MLB History…

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This Day In MLB History…

January 10th, 1928: The Giants trade Rogers Hornsby to the Boston Braves for Shanty Hogan and Jimmy Welsh. It’s the Rajah’s third team in three years. Why exactly is this trade monumental? Mostly because I find it hard to believe that any team would want to trade one of the best second basemen in the […]

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