Archive for October, 2012

Soria-NO! Soria-YES!

An article by posted on October 31, 2012 0 Comments
Soria-NO!  Soria-YES!

Hey, Mr. Alderson!  Need to retool your bullpen?  I’ve got your relievers right here! Twitter has been abuzz this afternoon with the news that former Yankees closer Rafael Soriano and Royals closer Joakim Soria are available for the taking, with Soriano opting out of his contract and Soria having his option declined by the Royals. […]

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Should Dickey or Santana Get The Ball On Opening Day?

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Should Dickey or Santana Get The Ball On Opening Day?

Since becoming a Met in 2008, Johan Santana has been the team’s Opening Day starting pitcher when he’s been healthy enough to do so.  Despite missing the last month of the 2010 season and all of the 2011 season, Santana was given the ball on Opening Day 2012, albeit with a strict pitch count.  Santana […]

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Should Mets Consider Bringing Back Pedro Feliciano?

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Should Mets Consider Bringing Back Pedro Feliciano?

Pedro Feliciano spent his entire career in a Mets uniform until the day he left via Free Agency following the 2010 season. At the time our well documented financial situation got in the way, and the Yankees came in and offered the lefty specialist a nice contract to join our crosstown rivals. Well, two years […]

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Photos of Citi Field From Hurricane Sandy

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Photos of Citi Field From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy came through the past few days and absolutely battered the tri-state area. Homes are destroyed, millions are without power, the entire transit system is in shambles and a death toll that continues to rise. We have just experienced one of, if not the worst natural disasters in our area’s history, and now is […]

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Mets Should Have A.J. Pierzynski On Their Radar For 2013

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Mets Should Have A.J. Pierzynski On Their Radar For 2013

Sandy Alderson has made no secret about his intent to upgrade the Mets starting catching position. On Tuesday Ken Davidoff of the New York Post proposed Chicago’s Pierzynski as the Mets next backstop. A.J. had a career year in his age 35 season. The fiery veteran topped his high in home runs with 27 jacks, and […]

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Jefry Marte: Is He Still Developing?

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Jefry Marte: Is He Still Developing?

As of a few years ago, the Mets had a promising crop of young international free agents – primarily Cesar Puello, Aderlin Rodriguez, Wilmer Flores and a young third baseman by the name of Jefry Marte. After five full seasons under his belt, Mr. Marte has shown progress – but is it enough to consider him a […]

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Morning Grind: Since When Does Offense Determine Gold Gloves?

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Morning Grind: Since When Does Offense Determine Gold Gloves?

When did the Gold Glove become an offensive award? On Tuesday, MLB announced the 2012 Gold Glove winners. Here are the winners: There are some obvious choices in there, like Beltre, Buehrle, Molina, Reddick, Heyward, and Cano. Some choices can be argued back and forth, like Teixeira, Gordon, LaRoche and Wieters. Then there are some […]

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2012 Mets Player Review: Bobby Parnell, RHP

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BOBBY PARNELL, RHP PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: Actually, considering his new role entering spring training, the expectations of Bobby Parnell – he of the fastball of 100 mph. – were minimal. Parnell could not seize the closer, set-up and even starter roles when given the opportunity in previous seasons, so the Mets dropped him to the seventh inning […]

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Team Exercises Options On David Wright and R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on October 30, 2012 0 Comments
Team Exercises Options On David Wright and R.A. Dickey

Updated 10/30 7:00 PM It’s official. The Mets have announced that they have exercised the 2013 options for David Wright ($16MM) and R.A. Dickey ($5MM). The Mets had until tomorrow to execute their option on Wright and until Friday to execute their option on Dickey. Updated 10/30 2:00 PM Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports the Mets and David Wright are […]

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What Was Your Favorite Moment of the 2012 Mets Season?

An article by posted on October 30, 2012 0 Comments
What Was Your Favorite Moment of the 2012 Mets Season?

Basically when I asked this question I expected it would be a toss-up between Johan Santana’s No-Hitter on June 1, or R.A. Dickey’s incredible Cy Young worthy campaign. That’s exactly what we got. But there was a part of me that was wondering and hoping if anyone would bring up the 76 games that the […]

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