Archive for November, 2012

The Wilpons: It Could Be Much Worse

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The Wilpons: It Could Be Much Worse

For all of our troubles lately as Mets fans, yesterday proved one thing to be true: It could be worse. Some of you reading this are desperately hoping that one day, the Mets have new owners at the helm. I’m not here to tell you that you are right or wrong. I’m here to tell […]

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Will Trading Dickey Really Help The Mets?

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Will Trading Dickey Really Help The Mets?

The latest speculation has the Mets shopping R.A. Dickey for a power hitter, but I wonder if it would really improve them, both in 2013 and/or the future. I don’t know what the Mets could actually get for Dickey, because there are some red flags for a team interested. Let’s face it, he’s a knuckleballer […]

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Mets Unveil Blue Jersey For 2013 Season

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Mets Unveil Blue Jersey For 2013 Season

The Mets have unveiled the new blue jerseys they will be wearing during the 2013 season. The team just shared a photo of Johan Santana sporting the new duds. I gotta tell you, I love these blue jerseys, but I love winning baseball better. Hopefully it won’t be long until the Mets Twitter account unveils […]

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Signing Wright Is Proof Positive That Alderson Is Doing The Will Of The Fans

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Signing Wright Is Proof Positive That Alderson Is Doing The Will Of The Fans

Thoughts from Joe D. One of my predictions after the season ended was that the Mets would make signing David Wright a top priority and actually mean it unlike what they said about Jose Reyes. From day one, the way they have handled Wright has been completely different than Reyes. The most obvious sign was […]

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Trading A Starting Pitcher Would Be A Mistake

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Trading A Starting Pitcher Would Be A Mistake

With the Cy Young Award being announced tonight at 6:00 p.m. EST, and R.A. Dickey the favorite to win the award, I feel now is a good time to address the ongoing speculation that the Mets are looking to trade one of their starting pitchers. It’s clear the team is weak in certain areas (catcher, […]

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Talk About All-Time Backfires: Reyes to Toronto?

An article by posted on November 13, 2012 0 Comments
Talk About All-Time Backfires: Reyes to Toronto?

According to ESPN.com, Jose Reyes and Josh Johnson could be packing their bags to go north of the border. Also going to Toronto would be pitcher Mark Buehrle, catcher John Buck and infielder-outfielder Emilio Bonifacio. “Just about any (Marlins) player making money is going to Toronto,” a source told ESPN. The Marlins are expected to […]

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MMO Mailbag: Trading For Saltalamacchia Or Lavarnway?

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MMO Mailbag: Trading For Saltalamacchia Or Lavarnway?

Alex asks… The Red Sox just signed David Ross as a catcher and are also said to be going after Mike Napoli. That tells me that Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ryan Lavarnway are certainly available. Which one would be a better target for the Mets and what would the cost be? Sean replies… Both of these […]

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Rob Johnson Signs With Cardinals, Gets Spring Training Invite

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Rob Johnson Signs With Cardinals, Gets Spring Training Invite

Rob Johnson, who appeared in 17 games for the Mets last season, has signed a minor league deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. Johnson also received an invite to major league camp. Johnson, 29, finished the season on the DL with a torn ligament in his left thumb, which did not require surgery. He batted […]

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Heyman: Bay’s Salary Being Deferred For Only Two Years

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Heyman: Bay’s Salary Being Deferred For Only Two Years

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports writes that Jason Bay may have gotten a better deal for himself by leaving the Mets than he did when he initially signed with them. Not only will Bay be paid the entire $21 million he is owed by the Mets, as has been reported, but the $15 million that is […]

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Trading Dickey Is Only The “Backup Plan”

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Trading Dickey Is Only The “Backup Plan”

  Today in Coney Island, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and pitcher Johan Santana, distributed boxed lunches to residents in Brooklyn that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Afterward, Jeff Wilpon spoke with reporters and said that the team’s top priority remains retaining both David Wright and R.A. Dickey. Wilpon says negotiations are “on-going” with both players. He also […]

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