Archive for October, 2012

If Wholesale Changes Are Coming, It Will Be Mostly Through Trades

An article by posted on October 25, 2012 0 Comments
If Wholesale Changes Are Coming, It Will Be Mostly Through Trades

The other day I was reading a post by Joe D. who made it crystal clear that the Mets will not be making any significant changes via free agency. The already limited flexibility will be furthered by raises to arbitration eligibles like Daniel Murphy, Bobby Parnell and Ike Davis. If Sandy Alderson meant it when […]

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MetsMerized Radio: Pagan & Torres Is On The Menu, We’ll Look In On The AFL Too

An article by posted on October 25, 2012 0 Comments
MetsMerized Radio: Pagan & Torres Is On The Menu, We’ll Look In On The AFL Too

So it is definitely that time again – when MetsMerized Radio rolls up into your lives on your Thursday evenings. The radio show has taken on a life of its own – although I can guarantee it will not be crawling into your windows or snatching your family up. Instead, the radio show is a […]

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Can’t You Picture This?

An article by posted on October 25, 2012 0 Comments
Can’t You Picture This?

So by now, everyone has heard the news that Mike Pelfrey will not be tendered this off-season. This allows him to freely seek employment with other teams. The day this was announced (Tuesday I believe), I happened to be listening to the Boomer and Carton Radio Show while I was driving in my car. Boomer […]

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Reyes and Wright: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

An article by posted on October 25, 2012 0 Comments
Reyes and Wright: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Jose Reyes was in New York taking in last night’s Knicks-Nets game at the Nassau Coliseum. He spoke with ESPN New York and told them it would be hard to fathom the Mets without David Wright. “They should sign David [long term],” Reyes said. “He’s been the face of the franchise for a long time. If […]

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The Backstory To The Pagan Trade

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
The Backstory To The Pagan Trade

Andy Martino of the Daily News sheds some light on some of the circumstances that may have led to the Angel Pagan trade last off season. Apparently the former Met was plagued with with bouts of depression after taking over the center field job from Carlos Beltran and then getting off to a slow start […]

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The Mets, The Outfield Market, And The Reality Of The Situation

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets, The Outfield Market, And The Reality Of The Situation

Buster Olney of ESPN Insider expects most teams to spend more than usual this offseason because of all the cash that’s coming in from the new an lucrative national and local TV deals that were recently signed. Mid to large market teams will be seeing a cash infusion between $25-$30 million more than the previous […]

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Should The Mets Target Trevor Plouffe?

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
Should The Mets Target Trevor Plouffe?

Would you consider Trevor Plouffe as an option at second base or in the outfield? An article by Steve Adams on MLBTradeRumors discussed the Twins need for starting pitching, and mentioned that infielder Trevor Plouffe might be a possibility to be on the move. This article intrigued me because Plouffe can play all of the […]

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There’s Only One Way The Mets Lose With Dickey

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
There’s Only One Way The Mets Lose With Dickey

The Mets find themselves with two critical decisions to make this offseason.  The easier of the two appears to be resigning home grown altar boy, David Wright, to an expensive yet semi-reasonable contract which keeps him at the hot corner for the remainder of his career.  This negotiation, while complicated, is aided by the fact […]

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Why I’m Not Sad About Ozzie Guillen’s Firing

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
Why I’m Not Sad About Ozzie Guillen’s Firing

Prior to the 2012 season, the Marlins changed their name, their uniforms, their home address and most notably, their locks on the team’s piggy banks.  Or to be more accurate, they got rid of those locks altogether, spending money freely to sign, sign and sign some more big-name players.  In addition to the well-known players […]

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Mets End-Of-Season Grades: Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets End-Of-Season Grades: Starting Pitchers

The season ended about three weeks ago and now that we’ve had some time to reflect, it’s time to start handing out grades. This morning, we’ll begin with the starting pitching. The starting pitching exceeded expectations this year. I don’t think anyone thought that Jon Niese or R.A. Dickey would be as dominant as they […]

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