Archive for November, 2012

New Manager Trend – What If Mets Follow?

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New Manager Trend – What If Mets Follow?

The hiring of Mike Redmond by the Miami Marlins was a shocking yet respectable pick by the Marlins. Names like Valentine, Tony Pena, Lloyd McClendon were thrown out as potential candidates quickly as news broke that Guillen was fired. Along with the names above, former players like Brad Ausmus, Mike Lowell, Jeff Conine and the […]

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How Long Can The Average Mets Fan Hold On?

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How Long Can The Average Mets Fan Hold On?

Six years and counting…That’s how long it’s been since the Mets reached the postseason.  While not the worse drought in franchise history, this particular layoff comes on the heals of what was a brief era of promise as a result of big spending.  That spending is at least partially at fault for the teams current […]

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If I Were David Wright, I’d Wait To Sign Extension

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If I Were David Wright, I’d Wait To Sign Extension

Obviously I am not David Wright, but if I were I would wait until I saw some improvements to the current ballclub before signing any extension  Lately we have been hearing about the Mets quest to make David a “Met for life”. David may have grown up a Mets fan, but that does not mean he still doesn’t […]

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2012 Mets Player Review: Josh Thole, C

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2012 Mets Player Review: Josh Thole, C

  JOSH THOLE, C PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: For the second straight year, the Mets had high expectations for Josh Thole. When Thole broke in with the Mets in 2010, they liked his patience at the plate, ability to go to the opposite field and how he handled the staff. So somebody that inexperienced at the position he […]

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Not So Fast Says B-Mets Owner (again)

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Not So Fast Says B-Mets Owner (again)

The owner of the Binghamton Mets came out once again to defend his team, refuting reports from earlier in the day made by ballparkdigest.com that the team was close to moving to Ottawa, Ontario for the 2014 season. After interviewing Binghamton Mets owner Michael Urda, Press & Sun-Bulletin B-Mets reporter Lynn Worthy had this to […]

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Mets Offseason Will Resemble The Last Two, Wright Negotiations Stalled

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Mets Offseason Will Resemble The Last Two, Wright Negotiations Stalled

Mack Carig of Newsday reports that the Mets have little left in budget to pursue free agents. With little wiggle room, a person with knowledge of the team’s thinking said the Mets likely will follow last winter’s free-agent blueprint, when they passed on a major signing in favor of spreading their limited dollars with several […]

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Cubs Pull Out Of Deal For Haren

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Updated Post 11:28 PM Ken Rosenthal has confirmed that the deal is off. The Cubs pulled the deal off of the table, a source told him. The Angels are still talking with other clubs about Haren as they close in on the 11pm CST deadline to exercise his $15.5MM option. Original Post 9:30 PM According to […]

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Giants Decide Against Qualifying Offer For Pagan

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Giants Decide Against Qualifying Offer For Pagan

According to CSN Bay Area, the San Francisco Giants will not be making qualifying offers to any of their free agents this offseason including Angel Pagan. It was believed that Pagan would get a $13 million qualifying offer from the Giants as protection in case negotiations on a longterm deal don’t work out. Pagan will get […]

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From Left Field: ESPN Already Proposing David Wright Trades

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From Left Field: ESPN Already Proposing David Wright Trades

ESPN’s Jim Bowden presented five potential trades for David Wright if the Mets are unable to work out an extension, stating that the negotiations so far have been “slow and grinding.” Hold up for a minute. Let’s all be a little bit more patient with all this. The World Series ended less than four days […]

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Binghamton Mets Close To Being Sold/Moved

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Binghamton Mets Close To Being Sold/Moved

The website ‘ballparkdigest.com’ is reporting today that the Binghamton Mets are close to being sold to Ryan-Sanders Baseball with the team subsequently being moved to Ottawa, Ontario. The Ottawa Citizen reports it as a possibility, but we can report it as a certainty that Ryan-Sanders Baseball is negotiating to buy the Binghamton Mets (Class AA; Eastern […]

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How Will The Cy Young Race End?

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How Will The Cy Young Race End?

As we all saw with the 2012 Gold Glove award, the best player does not always win. Maybe the sportswriters of America wanted to give Padres fans to be excited about. Maybe the rapid downward spiral the Mets took in July hurt David Wright’s chances. And as much as I like Chase Headley, the best […]

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