Archive for November, 2012

MMO Mailbag: What’s The Latest On Dillon Gee, Will He Still Be In Rotation?

An article by posted on November 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What’s The Latest On Dillon Gee, Will He Still Be In Rotation?

Andrew asks: Is there any news regarding Dillon Gee’s recovery from his arm surgery? Will he be ready for Spring Training and do you think he will be in the rotation next season? Joe D. replies: As far as his health and recovery is concerned, Dillon Gee is expected to be 100% by the time […]

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Metsmerized Hall of Fame: Jerry Koosman, LHP

An article by posted on November 26, 2012 0 Comments
Metsmerized Hall of Fame: Jerry Koosman, LHP

Last week Mets Merized Online rolled out our Metsmerized Hall of Fame. We will be enshrining one player each week until our five founding members are all unveiled. So far, we’ve selected Tom Seaver in week one, and Keith Hernandez in week two. After our five Founding Members are selected, we will ask you, our readers, to […]

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Alderson Gets High Grades From Mets Ownership

An article by posted on November 26, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Gets High Grades From Mets Ownership

I have been hearing how Sandy Alderson will be held accountable for the Mets’ performance this summer and I don’t believe that to be the case, regardless of what happens with David Wright and R.A. Dickey. Alderson is getting A’s across the board, because those handing out the grades aren’t the fans or the press, […]

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Sandy Alderson Is To The Wilpons, What Lee Iacocca Was To Chrysler

An article by posted on November 25, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Is To The Wilpons, What Lee Iacocca Was To Chrysler

Mike Vaccaro lays out a solid argument in this morning’s New York Post, about why there is so much distrust between the fans and the team. In dissecting the causes for this growing schism in Mets Nation, he concludes that it all boils down to the Mets wanting to have it both ways.. As negotiations with David […]

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Old Time Mets: Jesse Gonder, C

An article by posted on November 25, 2012 0 Comments
Old Time Mets: Jesse Gonder, C

In 1960 and 1961, Jesse Gonder was a good hitting young catcher in the Yankee organization who had no chance of making a team that already had two of the best catchers in the league in Yogi Berra and Elston Howard. Plus Jesse had a reputation as one of the more outspoken black ballplayers at […]

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Niese Is As Close To Being Untouchable As Any Met Can Get

An article by posted on November 24, 2012 0 Comments
Niese Is As Close To Being Untouchable As Any Met Can Get

When I look at the current Mets’ 40-man roster there are few players where it would take a lot to pry away from the team. Matt Harvey is one of them, in fact, there’s a thought of re-doing his contract as to buy out his arbitration years. I keep Harvey, of course. And, prospect Zack […]

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A Look At The New York Mets Top Catching Prospects

An article by posted on November 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Look At The New York Mets Top Catching Prospects

The catcher position is one that the Mets have been trying to address for a few seasons now. Josh Thole has started the most games behind the plate since the days of Mike Piazza and then Paul LoDuca, but Thole is far from the traditional offensive catcher. Unless you are Charles Johnson behind the plate, […]

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The Tide Is Shifting: Alderson Will Be Held Accountable This Offseason

An article by posted on November 24, 2012 0 Comments
The Tide Is Shifting: Alderson Will Be Held Accountable This Offseason

It’s my first morning back home after spending three days in Saratoga, NY where some of my family resides and where we celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s always nice when the entire family gets together again for those 2-3 occasions a year where we eat, have fun, and catch up with everyone on everything. I come […]

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Flores Vs. Nimmo: Who Is The Better Mets Prospect?

An article by posted on November 23, 2012 0 Comments
Flores Vs. Nimmo: Who Is The Better Mets Prospect?

I’m busy working on MMO’s official Mets Top 25 Prospects list. I should start rolling it out in reverse order beginning next week. As I near the completion of all my research and start to fit in all the pieces of the puzzle as best as I can, I’m finding it so interesting to see how much […]

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Mets Sign Wanel Mesa To Minors Deal

An article by posted on November 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Wanel Mesa To Minors Deal

The Mets have signed right-hande pitcher Wanel Mesa to a minor league contract, according to Baseball America. Mesa, who will be 26 in January, spent seven years in the Washington Nationals organization before being unconditionally released after the 2010 season, never making it past Single-A ball. In his final season there, Mesa made 38 relief appearances […]

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Alderson Has Given Mets Fans Nothing To Be Thankful For

An article by posted on November 23, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Has Given Mets Fans Nothing To Be Thankful For

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson has not given the Mets fans much to be thankful for so far this offseason. It is almost the end of November, and all he has done is make a few minor league signings. At this point it’s tough to say whether or not the players he has signed thus far are […]

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