Archive for October, 2012

2012 Mets Player Review: Dillon Gee, RHP

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2012 Mets Player Review: Dillon Gee, RHP

PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: Dillon Gee made a strong first impression with the Mets as a 2010 September call-up when their rotation was in tatters. He made five starts and gave the Mets at least six innings in each and didn’t up more than three earned runs in any. His 2.18 ERA and ability to keep his […]

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Let’s Trim The Fat Off The Mets 40-Man Roster

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Let’s Trim The Fat Off The Mets 40-Man Roster

What is taking Sandy Alderson so long to make roster cuts? The Mets have been making moves over the last few days as they begin to trim the fat off of the 40-man roster. The one problem I have is, why is it taking so long to make the cuts? According to Alderson he already […]

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Mets News: Fred Lewis Also Chopped From 40-Man Roster

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Mets News: Fred Lewis Also Chopped From 40-Man Roster

Yesterday, the Mets announced that they have removed catcher Rob Johnson from the 40-man roster and that he is now a free agent. Johnson was actually eligible for arbitration with the Mets, but now that becomes a moot point. He appeared in 17 games for the Mets in 2012 and hit .250 with four RBI in 52 […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: What’s The Price Of Adding Another Cy Young Contender?

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: What’s The Price Of Adding Another Cy Young Contender?

It’s not enough for teams to match up with players simply based on positional need. There are teams who focus on certain types of players to fit an organizational structure, brand and philosophy said teams have built. This is why I think the Mets match up well with the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays have […]

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From Left Field: Should Mets Extend Terry Collins’ Contract This Offseason?

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From Left Field: Should Mets Extend Terry Collins’ Contract This Offseason?

Contract extensions will be all the buzz this offseason for the Mets. The team’s only superstars, David Wright and R.A. Dickey, both are coming up on option years, so all the talk has been centered on them agreeing to contract extensions before making any other moves. But there’s another potential extension that may be discussed […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Revisiting the Scott Kazmir Trade

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Revisiting the Scott Kazmir Trade

I don’t remember much about the summer of 2004. I vaguely remember turning 21 that June, taking an ill-advised trip to Atlantic City, and realizing that all casinos are not created equal. (Apparently you have to win twice at the Taj Majal, once at the table, and once again in the parking garage, successfully making […]

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Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart: First Base

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart: First Base

In following MMO’s steadfast desire to provide you with the best in-depth analysis of the Mets Minor League farm system, we would like to introduce you to a brand new weekly feature that will appear throughout the off-season. As you can see it’s called: Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart, and when all is said-and-done […]

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Mets Long Time Coach, Eddie Yost, Passes Away

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Long Time Coach, Eddie Yost, Passes Away

Eddie Yost, whose 8 years as a Mets coach is third longest in team history, passed away on Tuesday. He was 86. Born in Brooklyn on October 13, 1926, Edward Frederick Joseph Yost was signed as a 17 year old straight out of high school by Washington. After serving his country in World War II […]

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Yankees GM Shoots Down A-Rod To Marlins Rumor

An article by posted on October 17, 2012 0 Comments
Yankees GM Shoots Down A-Rod To Marlins Rumor

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has denied a published report that suggested the Yankees have held discussions with the Miami Marlins about a potential Alex Rodriguez trade. ”It’s not true”, Cashman told MLB.com. Earlier today, Keith Olbermann reported that the Yankees are willing to pay nearly all of the $114 million dollars that is still owed to Rodriguez through […]

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Ludwick Will Decline $5M Option, Could Sign Multi-Year Deal To Stay With Reds

An article by posted on October 17, 2012 0 Comments
Ludwick Will Decline $5M Option, Could Sign Multi-Year Deal To Stay With Reds

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that outfielder Ryan Ludwick will turn down his side of the $5 million mutual option on his contract with the Reds, However, Heyman adds that the Reds will discuss a new multi-year deal with Ludwick in the hopes of keeping him in Cincinnati. Over the weekend, Hal McCoy of the Dayton Daily News, reported […]

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Is Peter Bourjos Worth Trading For?

An article by posted on October 17, 2012 0 Comments
Is Peter Bourjos Worth Trading For?

According to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com, Angels center fielder Peter Bourjos could end up being traded this winter if the Angels re-sign free-agent OF Torri Hunter. With the obvious Mets need for a centerfielder, just about any rumor of an available centerfielder automatically has the Mets attached to them, but that doesn’t make it so. When you ask yourself what […]

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