Archive for October, 2012

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?

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
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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2012 Mets Player Review: Jonathan Niese, LHP

An article by posted on October 17, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Mets Player Review: Jonathan Niese, LHP

JONATHAN NIESE, LHP PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: Jonathan Niese was another Mets pitcher who went into spring training coming off an injury. He pulled a right rib cage muscle in Sept. 2011, while pitching against the Phillies and was shut down. Two years earlier, Niese’s season ended with a severely pulled hamstring. While the Mets weren’t worried […]

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Mets Remove Justin Hampson From 40-Man, Opts For Free Agency

An article by posted on October 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Remove Justin Hampson From 40-Man, Opts For Free Agency

Mets lefty reliever Justin Hampson has been removed from the team’s 40-man roster and has opted for free agency. Hampson, 32, appeared in 13 games with the Mets in 2012, his first major league action since his time with the Padres in 2008. The Mets southpaw had a seriously good season in Triple-A Buffalo where […]

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