Archive for November, 2012

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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Mets 2012 Player Review: Daniel Murphy, 2B

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Mets 2012 Player Review: Daniel Murphy, 2B

 DANIEL MURPHY, 2B PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: It was more a matter of hope than it was solid expectations for second baseman Daniel Murphy. After all, this is a player who has had trouble staying healthy, and was frequently in danger of hurting himself in the field.  At the plate, the Mets expected little power production, but […]

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Mariners Re-Sign Perez To $1.5MM Deal

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Mariners Re-Sign Perez To $1.5MM Deal

Updated Post 11/4 The Seattle Mariners announced that they have re-signed reliever Oliver Perez to a one-year contract for the 2013 season. “We are happy to have reached a mutual agreement with Oliver,” said GM Jack Zduriencik in a statement. ”He did a very nice job in helping solidify our bullpen after his call up last summer. As a veteran […]

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Mets Opening Day Rotations: 2013-2016

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Mets Opening Day Rotations: 2013-2016

I thought I’d take some time to examine what our opening day rotations would look like in the years to come. It’s basically an introspective on how far the Mets minor league system has come over the last two years, particularly among right-handed starting pitching which has become a strength for the Mets and the envy of many other […]

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Cody Ross To The Mets? Don’t Bet On It…

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Cody Ross To The Mets? Don’t Bet On It…

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, The Mets could target free agent OF Cody Ross this winter. “The Mets have a glaring need for outfield help”, Puma points out, and “multiple baseball officials yesterday pointed to Cody Ross as a possible free-agent target for the team.” The righthanded hitting Ross batted .267/.326/.481 with 22 […]

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Can Jonny Gomes Be A Good Fit For Mets?

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Can Jonny Gomes Be A Good Fit For Mets?

The Mets need a right-handed power hitter. There’s no doubt about that. The Mets ranked 22nd in baseball in home runs and 23rd in slugging percentage, and that’s with Scott Hairston, who will likely not return next year, in the lineup. Finding (and acquiring) these players will be a difficult task, especially with the Mets […]

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