Archive for October, 2012

Mets Owners Looking To Refinance SNY Loan To Generate More Cash

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Mets Owners Looking To Refinance SNY Loan To Generate More Cash

In a report for the New York Times, Richard Sandomir says the Mets are talking to banks in an effort to raise more cash so to be able to reorganize their debt. According to Sandomir, the Mets could refinance SNY’s $450 million loan and then borrow more to repay some of the team’s debt and pick […]

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Mets Could Have Wright and Dickey Signed By World Series

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Mets Could Have Wright and Dickey Signed By World Series

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a baseball source says the Mets could have both David Wright and R.A. Dickey agreeing to sign extensions with the Mets by the start of the World Series. The Mets general manager made it clear earlier this week a resolution on both players’ futures could come […]

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LDS Preview Part 1 of 2: Who Ya Got?

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LDS Preview Part 1 of 2: Who Ya Got?

ALDS: Athletics v. Tigers 6:07 PM TBS On December 9, 2011, the Oakland A’s traded Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow to Arizona. In return they received, Ryan Cook, Collin Cowgill and their Game 1 LDS starter, Jarrod Parker. If you are one of those baseball fans that hate Billy Beane, enjoy rooting against the best […]

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What Went Wrong For The 2012 Mets?

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What Went Wrong For The 2012 Mets?

Other than a lack of overall talent, there’s never just one reason why a team fails to win. The Mets began the season projected for the basement, with some corners speculating 100 losses. So, at 74-88, 14 games below .500, and in fourth place, the Mets did better than expected, but in the end were […]

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Wild Start To 2012 Post Season: The Infield Fly Rule Game

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Wild Start To 2012 Post Season: The Infield Fly Rule Game

The Cardinals beat the Braves 6-3 Friday night at Atlanta’s Turner Field. But a disputed infield fly rule call in the eight inning sent the game into complete chaos. It felt like you were watching a bizarre episode the Twilight Zone. Have a look… What Happened? Here is MLB.com’s official recap of the events: The Cardinals were […]

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Mets 2012 Highlights Video

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Mets 2012 Highlights Video

Among the Mets’ top highlights of 2012 was R.A. Dickey becoming the first pitcher to win 20 games for the team in over two decades and of course Johan Santana’s No-Hitter on June 1st. But there were plenty more nice moments we’ll take away from 2012 besides those two, and this Mets video does a […]

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Some Things To Watch For This Playoff Season

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Some Things To Watch For This Playoff Season

I am reminded of that Christmas song…”it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” It doesn’t get any better than playoff time. I’m bummed that the Mets aren’t playing significant baseball again this fall, but I guess it does give us an opportunity to sit back and enjoy these games and celebrate this great game […]

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Wildcard Preview & Predictions: Who You Got?

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Wildcard Preview & Predictions: Who You Got?

This year, Major League Baseball’s plan to add an extra wildcard has proven to be a brilliant move in my view. It created two divisional races actually having importance during game 162, and it’s created two very great matchups tonight. I think this is probably the most evenly matched playoff tournament in a very long […]

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How Mets Answered Preseason Questions

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How Mets Answered Preseason Questions

Like all teams, the Mets had questions entering spring training. The Mets, of course, had more than most. At that time I listed the top ten questions facing the 2013 Mets. Let’s take a look back at how the season answered those questions. Some were in the positive, others not. QUESTION: To what degree will […]

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Do The Red Sox Have Eyes For Ike Davis?

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Do The Red Sox Have Eyes For Ike Davis?

According to Jon Heyman from CBS Sports, the Red Sox could have some serious interest in the Mets’ Ike Davis should he be available this offseason. The Red Sox will be looking for a first baseman this winter, Heyman writes, after sending Adrian Gonzalez to the Dodgers in late August and seeing placeholder James Loney continue to struggle offensively. Ike Davis has […]

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My Thoughts On MetsBlog’s Take On Alderson’s Interview

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My Thoughts On MetsBlog’s Take On Alderson’s Interview

Thoughts from Joe D. I wanted to weigh in on this interview and decided to include my thoughts but leave HoJo’s original post below for thise who did not get a chance to hear the original interview and wanted a summary. You can still listen to the full interview here. I was inspired to write this […]

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Mets Trade Target: J.P. Arencibia

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Mets Trade Target: J.P. Arencibia

Sandy Alderson was on WFAN a short time ago. He addressed MANY different aspects of the season and what will happen in the offseason. One quote stood out to me more than any other. Mike Francesa asked “Do you expect to make small upgrades in the OF and C or do you plan on making significant changes […]

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