Archive for December, 2012

Mets Leave Dickey Out Of 2012 Highlights Video

An article by posted on December 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Leave Dickey Out Of 2012 Highlights Video

R.A. Dickey’s Cy Young Award and 20 wins don’t count as  highlights as far as the official Mets 2012 Highlights video is concerned. That is how Andy Martino of the Daily News puts it  In a video posted this week on the Mets official website, and emailed to fans, the team sent along holiday wishes, […]

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Mets Are Now The Only Team Not To Sign A Major League Free Agent

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Are Now The Only Team Not To Sign A Major League Free Agent

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, with the San Diego Padres just announcing they have signed free agent pitcher Jason Marquis, and the Marlins signing Placido Polanco, the Mets are now the only team that have yet to sign a MAJOR LEAGUE free agent this offseason. They have a reported $20-25 million to […]

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We’re Not Going Down Without A Fight, Mets Interested In Sizemore!

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
We’re Not Going Down Without A Fight, Mets Interested In Sizemore!

Sorry for the dramatics… I’m just practicing for the year when we can actually use exclamation points again in our titles… SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt reports that the Mets are “very interested” in center fielder Grady Sizemore. Sizemore underwent microfracture right knee surgery in September and will be unavailable until midway through the 2013 season. He attempted to work his way […]

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Bullpen Banter: State Of The Mets Farm System And Prospect Rankings

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
Bullpen Banter: State Of The Mets Farm System And Prospect Rankings

This might make for a good discussion on another slow Mets news day. Bullpen Banter released their Top 15 Mets Prospects which you can check out here. Not surprisingly the list is headed by Zack Wheeler, Travis D’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard respectively from one to three. Some of the commentary I found more compelling than […]

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Davidoff Takes Logic Out Of Hall of Fame Voting

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
Davidoff Takes Logic Out Of Hall of Fame Voting

Ken Davidoff has spent the last week or so getting attention, not for the quality of his work but for the shock value of his work. Most recently, Davidoff published his Hall of Fame ballot. Davidoff goes through every player in detail and does an excellent job at that. Davidoff also does an excellent job […]

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ESPN: Mets Slated For Most Losses In Majors For 2013

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
ESPN: Mets Slated For Most Losses In Majors For 2013

Jayson Stark of ESPN, spoke with one of his colleagues Dan Szymborski, and polled some MLB executives and Vegas odds makers, to determine which five teams have most improved the most this offseason as well which five teams have least improved. The consensus is that the Mets could tie with the Marlins for the most […]

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The Face Of The Franchise Turns 30 Today

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
The Face Of The Franchise Turns 30 Today

A very Happy Birthday goes out to third baseman David Wright from all of us at MMO. Yesterday, we honored Wright by making him the first active player to be inducted into the Metsmerized Hall of Fame. Wright turns 30 today and is all set to begin earning his brand new 8-year, $140 million dollar […]

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From Left Field: In Mets’ History, Farm System Has Lacked Strong Hitting

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: In Mets’ History, Farm System Has Lacked Strong Hitting

After the trade sending R.A. Dickey to the Blue Jays, I started thinking that the Mets really have never developed a top-notch catcher out of their minor league system. Todd Hundley is closest thing to being a productive home-grown catcher, which isn’t exactly saying much. Of course, the most productive catchers in team history, Gary […]

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Mets Considering Whether To Bring Back Chris Young

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 56 Comments
Mets Considering Whether To Bring Back Chris Young

According to a team insider, the Mets are still considering whether to bring back and re-sign free-agent RHP Chris Young, Andy Martino reports in the Daily News. The trade that sent R.A. Dickey to Toronto and brought back catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud, created a new hole in the starting rotation. The Mets will not replace their lost […]

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Metsmerized Hall of Fame: David Wright, 3B

An article by posted on December 19, 2012 0 Comments
Metsmerized Hall of Fame: David Wright, 3B

Last month, Mets Merized Online began rolling out our Metsmerized Hall of Fame. We decided to begin with our FIVE FOUNDING MEMBERS just as they did when they got started in Cooperstown. In the last four weeks we have selected Tom Seaver in week one, and Keith Hernandez in week two, Jerry Koosman in week three, and Dwight Gooden […]

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Dodgers Interested in Bobby Parnell

An article by posted on December 19, 2012 74 Comments
Dodgers Interested in Bobby Parnell

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, reports that the Dodgers are looking for relief pitchers and are interested in the Mets’ Bobby Parnell. Sources suggest the Dodgers are considering a variety of relievers, and could also make a play for either Indians closer Chris Perez or Mets reliever Bobby Parnell instead. The Dodgers would prefer a left-hander, but many of their best choices appear […]

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