Archive for December, 2012

Alderson Admits No Wholesale Changes Coming, Dickey Feels Insulted

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Alderson Admits No Wholesale Changes Coming, Dickey Feels Insulted

News coming in from the Mets Holiday Party where R.A. Dickey and Sandy Alderson have much to say… Dickey Feels Insulted “I feel like we are asking for less than what is fair.” Dickey also said the two sides are still far apart. He admits it’s hard not to feel insulted by the pace, distance […]

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NL East Teams Have Taken Steps To Improve, Except For The Mets

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NL East Teams Have Taken Steps To Improve, Except For The Mets

There have been a lot of rumors so far this offseason regarding the Mets, which has been both exciting and frustrating at the same time. But, even with all of the rumors, Mets fans have yet to see Sandy make any addition to the team that will be part of the 2013 roster. The reality is that every team […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Vicente Lupo, LF

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Vicente Lupo, LF

How much stock can you put into stats from the Dominican Summer League? In a few years, we might just find out. The man pictured above is none other than Vicente Lupo, a highly-touted international prospect that signed on with the Mets in July of 2010. I have never seen anything along the lines of […]

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Believe It Or Not, The Mets Have Gotten Worse

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Believe It Or Not, The Mets Have Gotten Worse

It’s really hard to believe, but the Mets have gotten worse this off-season. They haven’t done anything to improve on their 2012 season. In fact, they lost a couple of players that helped them to their mediocre performance in 2012. There was a reason why the Mets waited until the Winter Meetings to sign David […]

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There’s A Gap Between How Mets And Other Teams Value Dickey

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There’s A Gap Between How Mets And Other Teams Value Dickey

There appears to be a gap between how the Mets value R.A. Dickey and how other teams value him. Hey, that’s how the game is played. Now, with Shields and Greinke gone, the Mets would appear to be in a stronger position. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has asked for such a large package of […]

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Mets Could Extend Dickey To Improve Their Elf-Image

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Mets Could Extend Dickey To Improve Their Elf-Image

Lending further to the accuracy of ESPN New York, reporting that R.A. Dickey is likely to remain a Met, the knuckleballer has agreed to play an elf alongside Ike Davis on Tuesday at Citi Field. John Franco will play Santa Clause at the team’s annual holiday party tomorrow at Citi Field, as the Mets host […]

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Wheeler and Niese Was The Price For Royals Package

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Wheeler and Niese Was The Price For Royals Package

In case you were wondering, Sandy Alderson had a standing offer of Zack Wheeler and Jon Niese for the same package the Royals gave up for James Shields and Wade Davis. This according to what a source told Andy Martino of the Daily News. This deal was on the table for Mets last week, per […]

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MMO Mailbag: Shift Aderlin Rodriguez To The Outfield?

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MMO Mailbag: Shift Aderlin Rodriguez To The Outfield?

Alex In CT asks: With no real power corner outfielders to speak of in the Mets minors, would it make sense to shift Aderlin Rodriguez to left or right field? As it stands now he’s blocked by David Wright and Ike Davis at the corner infield spots. We know he has the bat, but does […]

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Dodger-Mania: There Must Have Been Some Magic…

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Dodger-Mania: There Must Have Been Some Magic…

Less than 24 hours after the Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to pay free-agent right-hander Zack Greinke $147 million over the next six seasons, they announced that they signed South Korean left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu to a six-year, $36 million contract. Ryu, 25, was a seven-time All-Star and league most valuable player with the Hanwha Eagles. Over […]

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Rangers May Leave The Mets At The Altar Too…

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Rangers May Leave The Mets At The Altar Too…

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post points out that Zack Greinke’s bar-raising contract with the Dodgers hasn’t noticeably raised other clubs’ interest in R.A. Dickey. But that says more about how much the Mets want for their chatty knuckleballer than anything else. And it’s why the safe bet still calls for Dickey to at least […]

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Where Does Wilmer Flores Wind Up Now?

An article by posted on December 9, 2012 0 Comments
Where Does Wilmer Flores Wind Up Now?

Pete asks: Now that David Wright will be our third baseman until 2020, what is the future of third base prospect Wilmer Flores? Do you think he’ll be moved to the outfield, or will he be traded? Sean Kenny replies: First – Wilmer Flores and outfield should not be mentioned in the same sentence unless it is […]

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