Archive for December, 2012

Seven Player Deal Between Mets and Jays Getting Ever So Close

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Seven Player Deal Between Mets and Jays Getting Ever So Close

Updated by HoJo’s Mojo at 5:30 PM The Mets and Blue Jays are getting ever so closer to finalizing a seven-player deal that will send R.A. Dickey to Toronto for what could be a bounty of top prospects. The latest unconfirmed reports have the Mets acquiring the Blue Jays’ top prospect C Travis d’Arnaud and one of  pitching […]

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Phillies Bolster Rotation And Bullpen, Sign John Lannan and Mike Adams

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Phillies Bolster Rotation And Bullpen, Sign John Lannan and Mike Adams

While the Mets try to upend their rotation and trade R.A. Dickey for prospects, the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a one-year deal with starting pitcher John Lannan and a two year deal with reliever Mike Adams. Lannan’s deal is for a reported $2.5 million in guaranteed money with another $2.5 million in achievable bonuses according to […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: Davidoff Says Dickey “All About Himself”

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MMO Fair Or Foul: Davidoff Says Dickey “All About Himself”

Amid the trade rumors swirling around Metsville, Ken Davidoff of the NY Post had a scathing column today which took shots at reigning NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey’s personality and presence in the clubhouse. This past week at Citi Field, R.A. Dickey broke character — as one of Santa’s elves, at a Mets […]

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The Gradual Improvement Of A Farm System

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The Gradual Improvement Of A Farm System

Years ago, the best options internally the Mets has to fill any vacancies in either the pitching or offensive side of the ball delivered a large handful of quad-A guys and retreads. The system had very few pieces to ever even dream about trading, and the prospects with enough value to be traded were labeled […]

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Thoughts And Prayers Go Out To The Connecticut Families

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Thoughts And Prayers Go Out To The Connecticut Families

On Friday our Country endured another day of heartache, one that brought many of us to tears. I just wanted to send our thoughts and prayers to the families that endured such a horrific tragedy on Friday. My heart breaks for the unspeakable acts that happened to those poor children and teachers, and the pain and suffering that their families […]

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Mets Raise Single Game Ticket Prices Across The Board

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments

The New York Times’ Ken Belson reports that despite finishing below .500 again, the Mets have raised single-game ticket prices for nearly every seating category, regardless of whether it is for the most expensive dates like opening day and the interleague series against the Yankees or for less appealing matchups early and late in the […]

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Generally Out-Managed…er

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Generally Out-Managed…er

Have you ever wondered what does the term “fair market value” really mean? It’s often bantered about in the sports world when an athlete vying for a new contract, tries to sell his talents to the highest bidder. I hear it all the time. To me, it means getting paid for the service you’re providing […]

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Examining A Potential Dickey For Gose And Arencibia Swap

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Examining A Potential Dickey For Gose And Arencibia Swap

The Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets are close to agreeing on a trade that could send Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey to Toronto for a couple of yet to be defined players, according to major league sources. The speculation and buzz is pointing to Antony Gose and J.P. Arencibia. Outfield prospect Anthony Gose who batted .222 with a .622 OPS […]

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Mets On Verge Of Trading Dickey, Blue Jays Travis D’Arnaud A “Must Have”

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Mets On Verge Of Trading Dickey, Blue Jays Travis D’Arnaud A “Must Have”

Update 9:00 PM Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is now saying that Blue Jays top Prospect Travis D’Arnaud, who is also ranked #11 overall by MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo, is being heavily rumored to be in the deal for Dickey. Update 7:15pm:   Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that Travis D’Arnaud was a “must have” at […]

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Angels Likely To Trade An Outfielder, Mets May Be A Fit

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Angels Likely To Trade An Outfielder, Mets May Be A Fit

Danny Knobbler of CBSSports.com is reporting via Twitter that the Angels are “very likely” to trade one of their outfielders now that Hamilton is in the fold. Here is Knobbler’s Tweet below. The Angels signing of Hamilton leaves them with a surplus of outfielders in Trout, Bourjos, Morales and Trumbo. That is five potential starters for just […]

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