Archive for October, 2012

Will Wright’s Extension Rank Up There With Some Of MLB’s Worst Deals?

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Will Wright’s Extension Rank Up There With Some Of MLB’s Worst Deals?

Nobody knows how much David Wright will ultimately get as Sandy Alderson and the third baseman try to come to a meaningful resolution on a contract extension that will keep in Flushing until as long as 2020. What we do know is that Sandy Alderson said after the season that the negotiations will be quick, or […]

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LDS Finale & Thoughts On Last Night Winners/Losers

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LDS Finale & Thoughts On Last Night Winners/Losers

ALDS Orioles @ Yankees – 5:07pm on TBS Last night’s game was a drag to watch if you ask me. Sure, a 1-1 game going 13 innings sounds exciting but that games story wasn’t great pitching, it was the total inability on both sides to make timely contact. Heck, the most timely contact of the […]

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Thoughts On A-Rod, Washington Nationals And Playoffs

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Thoughts On A-Rod, Washington Nationals And Playoffs

This has been a compelling postseason and it is getting more intriguing with each day. At the start of the season I projected the Giants and Yankees to meet in the World Series, and that’s still in play. The Yankees’ showing makes them hard to figure out, but one thing is for certain, and that’s […]

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The Differences Between The Mets and a Playoff Team

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The Differences Between The Mets and a Playoff Team

So far, this has been a compelling playoffs with plenty of excitement and widespread interest. Major League Baseball is thrilled, and hopefully this trend will continue in the League Championship Series and World Series. That’s what baseball should be about. Hopefully, the Mets are taking notes. Four of the teams in the playoffs – Oakland, […]

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Putting A Price On David Wright’s Future

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Putting A Price On David Wright’s Future

A year removed from the departure of fan favorite, Jose Reyes, the Mets find themselves with yet another set of complicated personnel decisions.  With the futures of David Wright and RA Dickey on the line this winter, the Mets must weigh all options.  Of the two, the most lengthy and certainly most expensive will be […]

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MMO Mailbag: What’s Up With Phillip Evans?

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MMO Mailbag: What’s Up With Phillip Evans?

D. Stossel (LA Met Fan) asks… Can you tell me what the situation is with Phillip Evans? Is he going to stick at shortstop? What would be a typical offensive season if he were to make it to the majors and what would be a great season for him? Sean replies… Phillip Evans is so far […]

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What If The Rumored Contract Offer For David Wright Is Just A Ruse?

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What If The Rumored Contract Offer For David Wright Is Just A Ruse?

I don’t know about other Mets fans, but there is a little voice in the back of my head that keeps telling me not to trust all the information being leaked to the media regarding the David Wright contract negotiations. When I first read it, I thought the Mets were finally making things right with […]

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Former Mets Shining In Playoffs; Beltran, Pagan and O’Day Coming Up Big

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Former Mets Shining In Playoffs; Beltran, Pagan and O’Day Coming Up Big

The Mets’ fear in releasing Jason Bay is he would suddenly find it somewhere else. They had the same trepidation with Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo. Watching these playoffs, it is easy to see their thinking, but that doesn’t mean it is justified. Outfielders Carlos Beltran and Angel Pagan, and reliever Darren O’Day all distinguished […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is Jordany Valdespin A 2013 Starter?

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MMO Mailbag: Is Jordany Valdespin A 2013 Starter?

JetsMets13 asks… Is Jordany Valdespin an everyday player for us next season and is he finished as a second baseman? Sean replies… No – and it will all be tied to his lack of plate discipline. Valdespin provided plenty of late-inning heroics as well as pinch-hitting power, but struck out in nearly 25% of his AB’s and […]

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LDS Thursday Preview & Picks!

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LDS Thursday Preview & Picks!

Last night was a great night for Major League Baseball, but today may be even greater. Giants @ Reds – 1:07pm on TBS Series tied at 2 When I wrote my preview for this series, I said “I think this will be the series that almost nobody watches.” So far, unfortunately that has held true. […]

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