Archive for November, 2012

Mets And Royals Discussing A Trade For R.A. Dickey?

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Mets And Royals Discussing A Trade For R.A. Dickey?

Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com has reported that the Royals have contacted the Mets regarding R.A. Dickey. At this point it is unknown how far the talks have gone, and whether or not any names were discussed. The Royals are on the prowl for starting pitching, and would love to have Dickey headline a rotation that […]

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Mets Take Over Kingsport Mets Operations

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Mets Take Over Kingsport Mets Operations

Last month, the New York Mets announced that they were bringing back their Gulf Coast League affiliate that ceased operations a year ago due to financial difficulties. Today, some more news regarding the team’s Minor League Operations… The New York Mets announced that they will directly manage the Kingsport Mets (Appalachian League) business and facilities operations […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Aderlin Rodriguez, 3B

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Aderlin Rodriguez, 3B

With all the talk of our supposed top power prospect being left off the 40-man roster approaching the Rule 5 Draft, it makes sense to give the man a little extra coverage. Meet Aderlin Rodriguez, infield prospect for the New York Mets. First off, calm your minds about the Rule V Draft – I was […]

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From Left Field: This Offseason Has Been Confusing

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From Left Field: This Offseason Has Been Confusing

Heading into this offseason, Sandy Alderson was bound to make some changes to the Mets’ roster. Even with a limited supply of funds, how long can a team deal with mediocrity before making a change? That same limited supply of funds virtually made it hard to think the Mets would pursue free agents, so Alderson […]

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Morning Thoughts: BJ Upton, Wright’s Contract And His Potential Play

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Morning Thoughts: BJ Upton, Wright’s Contract And His Potential Play

Here are a few talking points as this Thursday morning rolls around. So, by now, you have heard that the Braves have inked BJ Upton to a five year deal worth approximately $75.25 MM, with the .25 million obviously being the deal breaker for BJ. It got me thinking about contracts for a number of […]

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BJ Upton Agrees To Terms With The Atlanta Braves

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BJ Upton Agrees To Terms With The Atlanta Braves

The Hot Stove is heating up just days before the winter meetings,BJ Upton has agreed to a deal with the Atlanta Braves, pending a physical says Ken Rosenthal via twitter. Bob Nightengale of USA Today, also via twitter, is reporting the deal is worth $70-75 over five years. Jon Heyman is saying that the exact value is […]

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Off-Season Patience Is A Virtue

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Maybe I’m in the minority here but the last few years have taught me one thing about social media – it allows teams, agents, and players to get whatever message they want sent to the masses to benefit themselves first. How many times have we heard “player X” could be traded? Or “team offered X […]

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“Catching” Up With Trade Targets

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“Catching” Up With Trade Targets

Hey guys, do you think the Mets are looking to upgrade at catcher this offseason? I mean, I haven’t heard any rumors at all and I just had this crazy idea that it might make sense for them to look into it. Okay, so I’m just joshing you. Obviously this has been a big topic […]

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Mike Piazza Among A Strong Cast To Debut On HOF Ballot

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Mike Piazza Among A Strong Cast To Debut On HOF Ballot

With the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot set to be officially released this afternoon, the whole steroids era controversy and how the BBWAA continues to view players from that era, will come to to light once again. Have their sentiments softened or are they still standing their ground? For Mets fans, all eyes will be […]

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Would John Lannan Be A Solid Fit For The Mets?

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Would John Lannan Be A Solid Fit For The Mets?

On Tuesday, Nationals beat writer William Ladson, tweeted that he expects the Nats to non-tender lefthanded starting pitcher John Lannan on Friday. Ladson also added that he believed Lannan would be a solid fit for the Mets. I took a quick glance at Lannan’s career numbers and the first thing that came to mind was, “I’ve seen these […]

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