Archive for March, 2012

What Will The Mets Do With Jason Bay?

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What Will The Mets Do With Jason Bay?

To say Jason Bay’s tenure this far with the Mets is disappointing would be a huge understatement. When Bay was signed it was thought that he would be providing the much needed power to the Mets lineup. From 2004-2009 Bay averaged at least 21 home-runs, nobody could have predicted his drop-off would be so severe […]

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The Mets Outstanding Debt Obligations And A Road Map To Meeting Those Obligations

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Outstanding Debt Obligations And A Road Map To Meeting Those Obligations

What a big day for the Mets owners yesterday, huh? Mets fans I’ve spoke to and chatted with seem to have mixed feelings  about yesterday’s events. But like I advise all my Mets buddies, stop worrying about what you can’t control and take your emotion out of the equation. Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz were […]

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Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes: Week 5

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes: Week 5

Mike Zunino, C College: Florida B/T: R/R | HT: 6-2 | WT: 220 Projected: Top 5  AB……..H……..2B……..3B……..HR………RBI……..R…….SB……..K……..BB 7………..2………0………..0………..0…………2……….1………0………..1………2 Notes: Sac fly, (2) HBP. He looks fine to me. Jake Barrett, RHP College: Arizona State B/T: R/R | HT: 6-3 | WT: 220 Projected: 1st supp. – 2nd Round IP………..H……..R……..ER……..BB………SO……..GO…….FO……..NP……..NS 1.2……….3………2……….2……….0…………2……….1……….2…………-………..- Notes: I would have to […]

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Weighing In Some More On Mets Owners, Reyes, Direction, Future

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Weighing In Some More On Mets Owners, Reyes, Direction, Future

Today’s settlement news has led to quite a few readers who emailed me and disagree with some or all of the points in my last post. And of course that is perfectly fine. I started this site to encourage debate and conversely, I view criticism of what I post on this site as a badge of […]

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Wilpon’s Jolly: It’s A Brave New World For Mets Owners and the Fans

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Wilpon’s Jolly: It’s A Brave New World For Mets Owners and the Fans

As most of you now know, Mets ownership and trustee Irving Picard reached a settlement for $162 million this morning, as was first reported by Richard Sandomir of the New York Times. In the light of this news we have also learned that the Mets will not pay anything for three years because their net obligation could end up […]

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Mets Minors: 2012 Mets Prospect Predictions

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: 2012 Mets Prospect Predictions

As I gaze into my crystal ball for 2012, here’s a gander at what I see happening in the upcoming Mets Minor League season… Pitchers Most Wins: Collin McHugh Call this a bit of a bold selection, but for the first time in a long time I think the Mets have their best collection of offensive talent […]

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MMO 2012 Mets Annual Coming In April

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO 2012 Mets Annual Coming In April

After years of tossing the idea around, we finally decided to take the proverbial plunge and bring to you what I can only describe as our Amazin’ Labor of Love… Without further adieu, I present to all of you the first look at the Mets Merized Online 2012 Mets Annual. This 2012 Annual will feature […]

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What Will The Mets Produce Next: A No-Hitter or A 20-Game Winner?

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
What Will The Mets Produce Next: A No-Hitter or A 20-Game Winner?

What do the Mets have a better chance of producing?  A no-hitter or a 20-game winner?  On the surface, the question appears to have a simple answer. Considering that the Mets have had five different pitchers produce a total of eight 20-win seasons (Tom Seaver accomplished the feat four times, while Jerry Koosman, Dwight Gooden, […]

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Rejuvenated Mets Owners Pay Off MLB and Bank of America Loans

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Rejuvenated Mets Owners Pay Off MLB and Bank of America Loans

According to the New York Daily News, the Wilpons were quite busy this evening. They finished deals to sell 12 minority shares  - a $240 million cash infusion – and they have taken care of a few debts as well. One debt that the Wilpons paid back was their debt to the MLB. That full […]

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Mets Have Worst Spring Record In MLB, Does It Matter

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Have Worst Spring Record In MLB, Does It Matter

After yesterday’s loss to the Astros, the Mets have not won in their last nine Grapefruit League games. At 3-11, they have the worst spring record in the majors. On the bright side, with no game scheduled for today, there’s no chance that they can extend their winless streak to ten. This is certainly not […]

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Hefner and Puello Reassigned To Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 18, 2012 0 Comments
Hefner and Puello Reassigned To Minor League Camp

After the game today, the Mets optioned Cesar Puello and Jeremy Hefner to minor league camp. The Mets now have 40 players in major league camp. Original Post 3/16 Add infielders Zach Lutz and Val Pascucci to the list of players that were reassigned to minor league camp. The Mets made the decision to cut them […]

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Pelfrey Continues To Be Awful, Mets Lose 9-5

An article by posted on March 18, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey Continues To Be Awful, Mets Lose 9-5

Mike Pelfrey continued his mighty struggles this spring as he failed to make it out of the third inning today. Summary: Today’s game was just about the opposite of that of yesterday’s. Instead of strong starters, both Pelfrey and Livan Hernandez got hit hard. Instead of all of the games runs being the fault of […]

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