Archive for January, 2012

Mets Could Bring Chris Young Back

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, confirmed that Mets GM Sandy Alderson would be interested in bringing back right-handed pitcher Chris Young under the right circumstances and most likely only on a minor league deal. Last month on a conference call with reporters, Alderson said he had recently met with Young in San Diego: “He’s the kind of guy we […]

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Sickels Ranks Mets Farm System 15th

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments
Sickels Ranks Mets Farm System 15th

For the first time ever, John Sickels of Minor League Ball has released a formal ranking of the 30 minor league systems. He put the Mets square in the middle as the 15th best system saying this: 15) New York Mets: Solid depth in pitching, especially at the top with Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, and Jeurys Familia. It is […]

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Why Did Front Office Give Up On F-Mart?

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments
Why Did Front Office Give Up On F-Mart?

Anthony DiComo of Mets.com tackled a question on the recently waived Fernando Martinez in his mailbag feature today. Why waste a roster spot for Scott Hairston and let go of Fernando Martinez? Give F-Mart all those at-bats and actually see what he has to offer the team. He still is very young. – Lou G., […]

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The Mets Current Market for Outfielders

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Current Market for Outfielders

According to MLB Trade Rumors’s free agent tracker there are currently fifteen outfielders still available on the free agent market for the Mets to potentially bring in. If we are to go by the tweet below by Adam Rubin, and Cody Ross is off the market then that number immediately drops to fourteen and we […]

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Carlos Beltran To Receive Bart Giamatti Award For His Charitable Work

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments

Former Met Carlos Beltran is attending the BAT Dinner in New York tonight to receive the Bart Giamatti Award for his charitable work. Here is a video of an interview he did with MLB’s Studio 3 before tonight’s festivities… Beltran will be wearing uniform No. 3 which came as a result of a majority vote […]

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Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Cody Ross

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Cody Ross

The Red Sox have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent Cody Ross.  Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported the signing and Gordon Edes of ESPN reports the deal is worth $3 million with built in performance incentives. The Mets pulled out of the running when it became apparent Ross wasn’t going to sign […]

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Cory Mazzoni Is A 2012 Breakout Prospect

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
Cory Mazzoni Is A 2012 Breakout Prospect

Kevin Goldstein of BP and ESPN.com, listed 22-year-old Mets pitching prospect Cory Mazzoni among his 10 breakout prospects for 2012. Goldstein writes: “Those numbers came in short stints after a heavy college workload, and he’ll return to starting in 2012, equipped with a fastball and slider that both rate as above average. His early success […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Ruben Tejada Replaces A Mets Icon

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Ruben Tejada Replaces A Mets Icon

This morning’s edition of Fair or Foul features an excerpt from the Chicago Tribune’s Phil Rogers who writes an ominous portrayal of the 2012 Mets after slotting them at number 25 in his MLB Power Rankings. Nothing will matter more at this point than the question of whether the 22-year-old Tejada is capable of replacing the ultra-popular Jose […]

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Why Not Move Jason Bay to RF?

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments

Lucas Duda’s lack of defensive ability anywhere on the field has been a big cause for concern between many Mets fans, bloggers, and people in baseball. Many feel Duda is a bat without a position, so he is similar to Daniel Murphy except Duda shows even less general athleticism and doesn’t slot in well to […]

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1962 Mets Honored at BBWAA Awards Dinner

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
1962 Mets Honored at BBWAA Awards Dinner

Original 1962 Mets Jay Hook, Al Jackson and Frank Thomas were guest speakers at the BBWAA Awards Dinner on Saturday night. Jay Hook started and won the first game in Mets franchise history. On April 23, 1962, he pitched a five-hit 9–1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Forbes Field, giving his team their first […]

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