Archive for November, 2012

Mets Arizona Fall League Recap

An article by posted on November 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Arizona Fall League Recap

With the Arizona Fall League now at an end, here is a quick summery of our eight prospects fared while playing for the Surprise Saguaros. Pitchers  Adam Kolarek (0-0, 2.92 ERA, 12.1 IP, 19 H, 5 BB, 8 K)  – The Mets have high hopes for Kolarek who could be a future closer for the team by […]

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Mets Want A Monster Package For Dickey

An article by posted on November 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Want A Monster Package For Dickey

Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that the Mets want a ‘monster package’ for R.A. Dickey, which is likely a few high-end prospects, major leaguers, outfielders and catching help. He cites a high-ranking MLB executive, that “if the Mets don’t get this level return, they’re probably not going to trade him.” Wow, talk about too […]

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Sandy Alderson And His Legacy Of Diminished Expectations

An article by posted on November 18, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson And His Legacy Of Diminished Expectations

Who can forget where we were and what we were doing on December 16, 2004? (Ok, I admit it. I didn’t know the exact date either). It was a huge day for us fans. After finishing 25 GB and under .500 for the 3rd straight year, Omar Minaya made not only a bold move but […]

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Giancarlo Stanton Writes His Ticket Out Of Miami, Met Fans Can Only Dream

An article by posted on November 18, 2012 0 Comments
Giancarlo Stanton Writes His Ticket Out Of Miami, Met Fans Can Only Dream

In a post for MLB.com, Peter Gammons, Stanton fired away at team ownership, a move that will essentially hasten his exodus from South Beach. I’m certain that most of you already heard about Stanton’s first reaction to the trade when he took to Twitter and said, “Alright I’m ticked off. I do not like this at all. […]

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Marlins Sign Outfielder Juan Pierre

An article by posted on November 18, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Outfielder Juan Pierre

According to multiple sources, Juan Pierre has agreed to a one-year, $1.6 million contract. The 35-year-old outfielder will be making his second stint with the organization, offering veteran leadership, a tremendous work ethic and speed. Pierre appeared in 130 games with the Phillies in 2012, batting .307 with 37 stolen bases. Entering his 14th big […]

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Sunday Morning Grind: The Future Has Arrived

An article by posted on November 18, 2012 0 Comments
Sunday Morning Grind: The Future Has Arrived

The Mets are on a mission to upgrade their catching position and somehow figure out their outfield configuration before the ump cries “Play Ball” on Opening Day. Offensively, the Mets ranked the worst in MLB at both positions. Defensively, I’m not sure, but suffice it to say it was pretty awful. On that note, scratch […]

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Son Of Bernie Madoff’s Accountant Commits Suicide

An article by posted on November 18, 2012 0 Comments
Son Of Bernie Madoff’s Accountant Commits Suicide

The son of Bernard Madoff’s longtime accountant, Dave Friehling, has committed suicide in central Ohio, authorities have reported. Jeremy Friehling, 23, was found dead at his apartment of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday in Columbus, where he was a second-year student at Ohio State’s medical school, police there said. He himself pleaded guilty to securities […]

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Alderson Draws A Line In The Sand

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Draws A Line In The Sand

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Sandy Alderson is not necessarily seeking a resolution to either David Wright’s or R.A. Rickey’s contract situation right now, but would like some clarity after Thanksgiving but before the Winter Meetings. “At some point we need resolution on these discussions to be able to move on. But that time is not […]

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Mets Made Dickey A Two Year Offer

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Made Dickey A Two Year Offer

Updated 6:20 PM  Major League sources tell Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports that the Mets plan to offer R.A. Dickey a two-year contract extension… The New York Mets could be on the verge of a breakthrough in their negotiations with National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey. Or, maybe not. The Mets plan to offer Dickey a […]

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Marlins Lied To Reyes

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins Lied To Reyes

Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com is now reporting that the Miami Marlins made verbal promises to Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle that they would not be traded. They were apparently told that they were players to be counted on and not to worry about being dealt. The promises made were only verbal, as Miami has a club […]

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What Will Mets Do With Wright and Dickey?

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
What Will Mets Do With Wright and Dickey?

I used to love checking out those polls they frequently conduct at MetsBlog and always enjoyed reading the results. But in the last two years, the majority vote seems to mirror the same opinions of the MetsBlog team. I find their poll results being too predictable now, and I think it’s because readers have more choices […]

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