Archive for December, 2012

Cy Gone: Reactions To Dickey Trade From The Locals

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Cy Gone: Reactions To Dickey Trade From The Locals

I’ll be posting reactions from the major media outlets as they begin to weigh in on the trade between the Mets and Blue Jays I tired making some calls to get some information on who the unknown prospect is that that the Mets are also including in the trade, but mum’s the word. But although […]

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Sickels: Mets Top 20 Prospects, D’Arnaud Goes To The Head Of The Class

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Sickels: Mets Top 20 Prospects, D’Arnaud Goes To The Head Of The Class

John Sickels of Minor League Ball, has updated his Mets Top 20 Prospects for 2013, and assuming the trade goes through, look who jumps to the head of the class. Travis D’Arnaud, C, Grade A-:  Should be acquired from Jays in the R.A. Dickey trade. He’s not perfect, but D’Arnaud is either the best catching prospect […]

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Twins Sign Mike Pelfrey

An article by posted on December 16, 2012 0 Comments
Twins Sign Mike Pelfrey

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Twins have agreed to a one-year deal with right-hander Mike Pelfrey worth $4 million with the chance to earn $1.5 million more in incentives. So much for that theory… Pelfrey, 28, went 50-54 with a 4.36 ERA in parts of seven seasons with the Mets, but missed […]

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Mejia Will Most Likely Replace Dickey In Rotation

An article by posted on December 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mejia Will Most Likely Replace Dickey In Rotation

With the trade of R.A. Dickey just a day or two from becoming official, the Mets now have a significant vacancy in their rotation. Unless something changes, and it probably wont, Johan Santana and Jon Niese are the Mets best options for the number one spot in the rotation. But both have some concerns. The […]

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Thoughts On The Trade, Emotions, Expectations…

An article by posted on December 16, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On The Trade, Emotions, Expectations…

The Mets and Blue Jays have agreed in principle to a trade which will send R.A. Dickey and Josh Thole to Toronto for their top prospect C Travis d’Arnaud, C John Buck and RHP Noah Syndergaard, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Both teams will also include another minor leaguer, or the Blue Jays could reportedly add cash to the deal instead. Rosenthal […]

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Mets Not Worried About d’Arnaud’s Knee, Still No Closure On Deal

An article by posted on December 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Not Worried About d’Arnaud’s Knee, Still No Closure On Deal

Updated by Joe D. at 12:30 PM Good news for anyone concerned about Travis d’Arnaud’s knee which he injured last June and resulted in missing the rest of the season. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, club sources have told him that the team have reviewed the medical records and are not concerned about the knee, […]

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Mets Magic Moments: Mano A Mano Edition

An article by posted on December 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Magic Moments: Mano A Mano Edition

Earlier this morning, during a twitter exchange with my friend Michael Baron of MetsBlog, the name of Matt Franco came up, and of course you can’t mention Matty without recalling one of the most memorable at-bats in franchise history. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Mariano Rivera on the mound, and two strikes […]

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How The Mets Seduced And Swayed The Fanbase

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
How The Mets Seduced And Swayed The Fanbase

The Mets haven’t done many things right in the last half decade, and God knows they’ve paid the price with plenty of bad press and a sorely tarnished image. Have no fear… I’m not about to resurrect all the bad memories of the last five years and point out every single thing that has gone horribly wrong. […]

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Phillies Closing In On Cody Ross

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies Closing In On Cody Ross

If the Mets were serious about their interest in free agent outfielder Cody Ross, this may not be want they want to hear. The Philadelphia Phillies have gotten more intense in their pursuit of free-agent outfielder Cody Ross, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rosenthal adds that other teams have also stepped it up for Ross including the Mariners, Braves and Red […]

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Baseball Nation: The Many Crimes Of R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
Baseball Nation: The Many Crimes Of R.A. Dickey

Michael Bates of Baseball Nation with the ultimate R.A. Dickey post of the week. Bates compiles a partial list of the many crimes R.A. Dickey committed against the Mets. It’s a great reaction piece against some of the poppycock that has been coming from mainstream writers like Mike Puma and Ken Davidoff who both tried to give […]

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