Archive for November, 2012

Rounding The Bases: Melky To The Mets, Dickey Honored For His Awesomeness

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Rounding The Bases: Melky To The Mets, Dickey Honored For His Awesomeness

Rounding The Bases is back… As we did before, we’ll highlight some of the must-read posts from the Mets beat writers, take a cruise around the Mets blogosphere, check in on our enemies, and have a little fun while we’re at it. MMO Instant Replay Connor O’Brien dished out his report cards for the Mets […]

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Surveying The Mets Landscape One Area At A Time

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Surveying The Mets Landscape One Area At A Time

What frightens me most about this coming offseason as compared to the last 3-4 is the enormity of moves that will be required to fill the vastness of areas that need correcting if we are to make a dent in the standings in 2013 to 2015. Whereas in off-seasons past where each year had 2-3 items on our list […]

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Nothing Doing As Far As Talks With Wright and Dickey

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Nothing Doing As Far As Talks With Wright and Dickey

There’s been no progress regarding new extensions with David Wright and R.A. Dickey since they had their options picked up last week. Some reports said that negotiations were at a standstill last week, but today Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger reports that the Mets are not close to reaching new agreements with either Wright or Dickey, […]

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2012 Mets Player Review: Ruben Tejada, SS

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2012 Mets Player Review: Ruben Tejada, SS

PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: Perhaps no Met endured as much preseason scrutiny as shortstop Ruben Tejada. Although he played well in 2011, hitting .284 in place of the injured Jose Reyes, this year the job was his and he would be judged as a starter. Tejada played a combined 105 games at second base in 2010 and 2011, […]

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So Who’s Excited About The Bay/Duda Platoon In 2013?

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So Who’s Excited About The Bay/Duda Platoon In 2013?

The Mets brass has made it clear that they don’t intend on cutting Jason Bay, but who knows if that will be the case or not. Sandy made a statement when he first arrived, and cut Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez in his first Spring Training at the helm. Next season will be no different, […]

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Cerrone: “Niese or Dickey, But Not Both”

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Cerrone: “Niese or Dickey, But Not Both”

As the Mets look for ways to improve their roster heading into next year, its become apparent that their shoestring budget will force them into the trade market.  There are a million ways that could play out, but some people have their ideas.  For instance, I think the pertinent play would be for the Mets […]

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David Wright Named Wilson Defensive Player of the Year

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David Wright Named Wilson Defensive Player of the Year

After being denied a Rawlings NL Gold Glove as the league’s top defensive third baseman in 2012, David Wright can take solace in being named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year for the Mets. Wright trumped Gold Glove winner Chase Headley in just about every advanced defensive metric at third base, but that didn’t stop the […]

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When Sandy Promised “Wholesale Changes” Did It Resonate With You?

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When Sandy Promised “Wholesale Changes” Did It Resonate With You?

October is gone, the World Series is gone too, and we’re into the first week of November. All quiet on the Eastern Front. Thanks to some of the well-timed leaks soon after the season ended, there was suddenly an urgency to this offseason compared to seasons past. An apparent $100 million offer was being floated […]

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At Least 12 Teams Would Be Interested In Trading For Dickey

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At Least 12 Teams Would Be Interested In Trading For Dickey

Andy Martino of the Daily News, reports that if the Mets were to pursue a trade for their top starter R.A. Dickey, at least 12 or more teams could be interested according to a few baseball executives he spoke with. One National League talent evaluator told Martino, “It makes sense that they would think about selling high on […]

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Rival Executives “Smell A Rat” In Philly

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Rival Executives “Smell A Rat” In Philly

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports spoke with two rival executives who say “they smell a rat” in the Phillies’ pursuit of free-agent center fielder B.J. Upton. The executives believe that to gain some leverage in going after Upton this offseason, Ruben Amaro Jr. fired their hitting coach and replaced him with Steve Henderson, the Rays’ hitting coach from […]

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Citi Field Food Drive: Help People In Need, Get Free Pair Of Mets Tickets

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Citi Field Food Drive: Help People In Need, Get Free Pair Of Mets Tickets

The New York Mets today announced they will hold a Food Drive Wednesday, November 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Citi Field to benefit New Yorkers in need. Fans can drop off their food donation inside the Hodges VIP entrance next to the Mets Team Store. Fans donating 10 items or more of […]

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