Archive for November, 2012

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

An article by posted on November 29, 2012 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on November 29, 2012 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on November 28, 2012 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on November 28, 2012 0 Comments

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

An article by posted on November 28, 2012 0 Comments
“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

An article by posted on November 28, 2012 0 Comments
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?

An article by posted on November 28, 2012 0 Comments
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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Do Two Wrongs Make A Wright?

An article by posted on November 28, 2012 0 Comments
Do Two Wrongs Make A Wright?

It was three weeks ago when we elected a president. After a long, nasty, ugly, expensive and bitter campaign we survived and made it to Election Day. And boom! Just like that more than 57 million Americans, those who voted for Mitt Romney, were pissed off. No matter who would be sworn in in January, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Meet Metsie, A Bewildered Mets Fan

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Meet Metsie, A Bewildered Mets Fan

I got these pictures emailed to me from one of our readers Eileen (Always Amazin), and I thought you’d love to see them. Meet Metsie, all 2.8 pounds of him… Apparently, Metsie was thrilled about R.A. Dickey winning the Cy Young award when this shot was taken. Metsie looks a little bewildered at times, like […]

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Carlos Ruiz Suspended 25 Games

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
Carlos Ruiz Suspended 25 Games

Major League Baseball announced via Twitter this afternoon that Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been suspended 25 games after testing positive for an Amphetamine. The 33 year-old Ruiz had the best season of his career this year, hitting .325 with a career-high 16 home runs and 68 RBI. Ruiz had never, before this year, had […]

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David Wright Calls Reports Inaccurate

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Calls Reports Inaccurate

Updated Post 7:30 PM According to MLBTR, David Wright is calling all of today’s reports inaccurate: Mets third baseman David Wright offered commentary on the slew of reports from earlier today regarding his rumored contract negotiations, telling MLBTR, ”I have said from Day 1 that I want to play my entire career with the New York Mets. I remain hopeful […]

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