Archive for December, 2012

Mr. Met Rocking A Hawaiian Shirt, Sunglasses And Flip-Flops

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Mr. Met Rocking A Hawaiian Shirt, Sunglasses And Flip-Flops

The St. Lucie Mets unveiled their new logo on Monday in an afternoon full of pomp and circumstance.  Okay, you can ditch that last part, I just always wanted to use those words in a sentence about the Mets. “It’s a fresh look. We thought it was a good time with our 25th anniversary coming up […]

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Puma: Mets Should Be Getting Outfield Help Soon

An article by posted on December 18, 2012 0 Comments
Puma: Mets Should Be Getting Outfield Help Soon

The Mets should be adding an outfielder in the coming days tweets Mike Puma of the New York Post. Puma doesn’t specify a name or whether the acquisition will be via free agency or trade, however Puma offers us two clues. One, is that the front office has been “working on something” and two, that this mystery outfielder […]

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Recap Of Mets Conference Call

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Recap Of Mets Conference Call

Here’s a recap of tonight’s conference call with Sandy Alderson who fielded questions from beat writers and reporters. 6:40 PM – Alderson begins apologizing to writers, thanking Dickey. “The final chapter has not been written, but it has been an extraordinary career.” (Rubin) 6:41 PM - Alderson says it was an “extraordinary privilege” to have Dickey […]

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Press Release: Mets Land Top Prospects For R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Press Release: Mets Land Top Prospects For R.A. Dickey

Flushing, New York: The New York Mets today announced that they acquired catchers Travis d’Arnaud and John Buck, righthanded pitcher Noah Syndergaard and outfielder Wuilmer Becerra from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for righthanded pitcher R.A. Dickey and catchers Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas. TRAVIS D’ARNAUD (pronounced “DAR-no”) The 23-year-old d’Arnaud was ranked by MLB.com […]

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Dickey Bids Fans Farewell: “Thanks For Making Me Feel Wanted”

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Bids Fans Farewell: “Thanks For Making Me Feel Wanted”

Updated by Joe D. at 6:05 PM R.A. Dickey tweeted a fond farewell to Mets fans this afternoon, writing: “Now that it’s official, I want to say that I don’t have the words to express how grateful I am to you for the steadfast support and encouragement I received from all of you. I’ve always […]

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Mike Nickeas Included In Dickey Deal

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Nickeas Included In Dickey Deal

According to Jon Heyman via twitter, Mets catcher Mike Nickeas will be the third player included in the deal that will send R.A. Dickey and Josh Thole to Toronto that recently became official with Dickey’s passing his physical. The Mets will receive 18-year old outfielder Wuilmer Becerra as the fourth player involved in the deal. Heyman describes Becerra […]

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The Skinny: Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
The Skinny: Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard

With the last hurdle of the R.A. Dickey to Toronto deal approaching, the trade is as good as done. In this deal, the Mets will be giving up Dickey, Josh Thole and an unannounced prospect who isn’t believed to be a top-ranked player. The Mets will be receiving MLB catcher John Buck, catching prospect Travis […]

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Blue Jays And Dickey Agree To Extension

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Blue Jays And Dickey Agree To Extension

Update by Dan Valis ar 12:05 PM Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has reported that the Toronto Blue Jays and R.A. Dickey have agreed on a two-year extension worth $25 million, pending a physical. ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reports that Dickey has already landed in Florida to undergo his physical which will take place at their […]

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Mets See Kirk Nieuwenhuis As A Stopgap

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets See Kirk Nieuwenhuis As A Stopgap

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, fielded some questions in his mailbag piece this morning. I thought his reply to a question about Kirk Nieuwenhuis was worth sharing. Will the Mets give Kirk Nieuwenhuis another chance at center field, or do you think they will pick up some reject from another team? Now that Andres Torres is […]

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Will Mets Challenge Marlins For Last Place?

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Will Mets Challenge Marlins For Last Place?

Hi everyone, I’ve been laying low since the season ended and mostly because we’ve had no moves to talk about. But things are certainly getting interesting now. I saw this post by Adam Rubin of ESPN that I thought I would share. He basically asks if the Mets now challenge the Marlins for last place […]

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