Archive for February, 2012

Pelfrey Has That Sinking Feeling Again

An article by posted on February 9, 2012 0 Comments

Anthony McCarron from the Daily News, has an update on Mike Pelfrey who is hard at work trying to rediscover that killer sinker that made him the Mets first round draft pick in 2005. Mike Pelfrey estimates that he has already thrown 1,000 sinkers over the winter during workouts at Wichita State, his alma mater. The […]

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Wright Ranked #4 Among All MLB Third Basemen

An article by posted on February 9, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Ranked #4 Among All MLB Third Basemen

MLB.com released their 2012 Fantasy Baseball Preview and among their top 100 players, they ranked the Mets’ David Wright No. 19. overall. Wright also was ranked the 4th best third baseman behind Jose Bautista, Hanley Ramirez and Evan Longoria. If Wright can put up a season like they project, he’s going to command at least a […]

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Mets Release St. Patty’s Day Cap, Jersey

An article by posted on February 8, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Release St. Patty’s Day Cap, Jersey

Check out the new cap and jersey the Mets will be wearing on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) when they play the Braves at Digital Domain Park: Simple, but kind of cool.  Poor Keith Hernandez has seen his uniform number handed out to a motley crew of players over the years, but I’m sure he’d have no problem […]

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Wilpons Take Battle With Picard To U.S. Supreme Court

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Wilpons Take Battle With Picard To U.S. Supreme Court

Anthony Destefano of Newsday reported that the owners of the New York Mets are taking their battle with the trustee in the Bernard Madoff case to the U.S. Supreme Court – at least they are trying to. In a little noticed filing last Friday, Sterling Equities Associates, the umbrella organization of the Wilpon family and other team owners, asked the nation’s high court […]

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The Aftermath of Megdal Media Day

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The Aftermath of Megdal Media Day

In case you missed it or had better things to do with your day than worry about one independent blogger getting his Mets media credentials revoked, let me hit you with the stunning news: Howard Megdal - who recently released Wilpon’s Folly - a book detailing the Mets poor financial situation, had his media credentials revoked by […]

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Two Mets I’m Really Curious About In 2012

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Two Mets I’m Really Curious About In 2012

No doubt there are a myriad of questions and curiosities about the 2012 Mets, but two I am wondering about most are Lucas Duda and Mike Pelfrey. I’m skipping the obvious choices, David Wright, Johan Santana and Jason Bay. With Wright, either they’ll trade him or they won’t. With Santana, he’s either healthy or he’s […]

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ESPN: Mets Farm System Ranked 22nd In MLB

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ESPN: Mets Farm System Ranked 22nd In MLB

ESPN Insider - Keith Law ranks the Mets’ farm system at 22nd in the majors, albeit ahead of division rivals Philadelphia (No. 25) and Miami (No. 28) “It’s actually getting better here, but rebuilding a system takes years, and the Mets have really just begun to inject higher-upside talent into the system.” I’m not sure I agree with […]

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Maybe It Isn’t All Bad…

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Maybe It Isn’t All Bad…

Despite the Mets lack of big offseason signings, the departure of Jose Reyes and the news that the payroll is being regulated strongly for the first time in years brings most Mets fans into a dark, dreadful place. Talks about boycotting Citi Field, putting an inferior product on the field and expecting the fans to […]

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MLB GMs Tab Wheeler, Harvey Among Top 5 NL East Pitching Prospects

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MLB GMs Tab Wheeler, Harvey Among Top 5 NL East Pitching Prospects

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com spoke to general managers from outside each division to get their thoughts on who the top future stars are within that division. It starts today with the NL East. This is the rotation they came up with: Starting pitchers Julio Teheran (No. 4 on Top 100; Braves’ No. 1) Zack Wheeler (No. 28 on Top 100; Mets’ […]

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Get To Know Mets Shortstop Prospect Phillip Evans (Exclusive Interview)

An article by posted on February 7, 2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Shortstop Prospect Phillip Evans (Exclusive Interview)

I was able to get in a quick Q&A with NY Mets shortstop prospect Phillip Evans the other day, just weeks before he has to get ready to head for Port St. Lucie for the start of Spring Training. The Mets got a steal when they plucked Evans in the 15th round of last years […]

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Grading the Omar Regime: The 2004-2005 Off-Season

An article by posted on February 7, 2012 0 Comments

The look back at the in depth career of general manager Omar Minaya continues with his first off-season in charge. To see the full effects of the changes made in the off-season by Omar we must first take a quick look at the 2004 New York Mets. In 2004 the Mets GM was Jim Duquette, […]

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