Archive for October, 2012

Who Is More Valuable To The Mets: R.A. Dickey or David Wright?

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Who Is More Valuable To The Mets: R.A. Dickey or David Wright?

Wouldn’t it be just the Mets luck that their top two most productive players are no lock to be with the team at the start of next season? We should be used to it by now considering we lost our two most productive players last season in Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes – two players […]

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It’s LCS Time!

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It’s LCS Time!

Last night, the Tigers got a scare thanks to Jose Valverde and Raul Ibanez – but the game ended with Yankees fans hearts on the floors as they watched Derek Jeter’s postseason come to an end. This series to me, regardless of Jeter’s injury is going to be all about Valverde v. Soriano. The teams […]

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MMO Flashback: Reason #17 To Retire Keith Hernandez’s Number

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MMO Flashback: Reason #17 To Retire Keith Hernandez’s Number

Keith Hernandez was the heart and soul of the 1980s Mets teams that went from languishing at the bottom of the National League East to winning two division titles and a World Series championship.  The former first baseman was a leader both on and off the field, and was given the captain’s “C” to honor […]

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The Mets Lady Passes Away

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The Mets Lady Passes Away

The Star-Ledger reported that Bo Field, 84, of Kearny, N.J., died on Oct. 13, 2012. Known as “The Mets Lady,” she was a diehard Mets fan who was well-known at Shea Stadium. She was a season ticket holder who sat behind home plate and was televised many times. Bo was the fan who could always be […]

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Mets Should Stay Far Away From Russell Martin

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Mets Should Stay Far Away From Russell Martin

The New York Post’s Joel Sherman wrote that the Mets should look to sign catcher Russell Martin if the Yankees decide to let him walk at the end of the season. Sherman said that Martin is already used to playing in New York and that the Mets are “desperate to add power, and Martin’s 21 homers […]

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Mets Minors: Who Are The Untouchables?

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Mets Minors: Who Are The Untouchables?

After the minor league season came to an end, Joe D. asked our minor league team who they believed were our five most untouchable prospects. He asked me to take the lead, compile all the results, and present it to our readers. Of course when your team finishes in fourth place in four successive seasons, the word untouchable […]

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Mets Could Begin Formal Negotiations With Wright and Dickey Next Week

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Mets Could Begin Formal Negotiations With Wright and Dickey Next Week

Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that Mets officials and the agents for David Wright have not yet scheduled a meeting or begun formal contract negotiations, but could do so next week, according to people involved in the process. There have not yet been substantive talks between the team and R.A. Dickey’s representatives either — although in both […]

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Mets Ticket Prices, Economics 101, Schmucks and Agendas

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Mets Ticket Prices, Economics 101, Schmucks and Agendas

I was so close to pounding out a few sentences the other day in response to Howard Megdal’s latest rant about the Mets raising some ticket prices as much as 7%. I did my best to resist, but Mark Healey’s article today pushed me over the edge and I found myself with a great need […]

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If Mets Want Outfield Help, Jason Kubel and Chris Young Could Be On The Move

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If Mets Want Outfield Help, Jason Kubel and Chris Young Could Be On The Move

Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, reported on Thursday that the Arizona Diamondbacks are weighing whether Jason Kubel or Gerardo Parra is a better fit as their everyday left fielder in 2012, GM Kevin Towers said his team is looking for help at shortstop and third base this winter, and Towers said those decisions will affect the direction that Arizona takes […]

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A Great Manager Makes All The Difference

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A Great Manager Makes All The Difference

While I lick my wounds from another bittersweet Mets season, a season in which I saw no progress, I take solace in the fact there’s still some great baseball being played in October. I’m watching all these games and I can’t help getting caught up in all this drama… It’s so exciting and yet bittersweet at the […]

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