Archive for January, 2013

The Mets Outfield: Why It Might Actually Work

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The Mets Outfield: Why It Might Actually Work

With Spring Training only a month away (Huzzah!), and little movement on the part of the Mets front office, it is looking more and more like the Mets will mix and match their outfield with a bunch of ragtag journeymen and hope for the best. Before I go any further, let me make it perfectly […]

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MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #25 Through #21

An article by posted on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #25 Through #21

It’s that time of the year again when Metsmerized rolls out their annual Mets Top 25 Prospects. This will be the first of many posts referencing the Mets and their newly reloaded minor league system. This list was comprised using three individual prospect lists from MMO’s Sean Kenny, Satish Ram and Joe D.. After much conjecture […]

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MMO Post of the Week: Are Advanced Statistics Hurting Or Helping The Game?

An article by posted on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Post of the Week: Are Advanced Statistics Hurting Or Helping The Game?

Somewhere along the line baseball became more than just a game. Once upon a time, baseball was a simple game. The goal is to score more runs than your opponent. Each team is given 27 outs to score as many runs as they can. In order to score runs, a team’s players have to get […]

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Another Season Of Watching And Waiting In 2013

An article by posted on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
Another Season Of Watching And Waiting In 2013

Sandy Alderson has not made a Major League Signing in over a year. The Mets are currently the only team in baseball to have not signed a player to a Major League contract this offseason. With that said, can you guess who the last player to ink a Major League deal with the Mets was? […]

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Alderson Keeping His Options Open At Closer

An article by posted on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Keeping His Options Open At Closer

According to Dan Martin of the New York Post, Sandy Alderson said while Frank Francisco is the team’s current closer, he continues to weigh options which remain on the open market. “Confident? I’m willing,” Alderson said in regards to Francisco’s ability to close. “There’s still a lot out there and we’re looking.” This doesn’t surprise […]

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It’s Time To Change The Hall Of Fame Voting Process

An article by posted on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
It’s Time To Change The Hall Of Fame Voting Process

I’ve read many columns from my colleagues, and was greatly disappointed in those who would not recognize a player on the first ballot, and even worse, those who returned their ballots blank. As I wrote yesterday, boycotting first timers is an abuse of power. If you truly believe a player merits induction based on his […]

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Mike Piazza: Guilty By Association

An article by posted on January 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mike Piazza: Guilty By Association

So, like everyone else, I was very disappointed yesterday that Mike Piazza did not get elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. And what was the reason? We all know that he has the stats during his career to be considered for the Hall. So, why didn’t he get in? Piazza has been put in […]

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MLB and Players Union Agree To Introduce Random HGH Blood Testing In 2013

An article by posted on January 10, 2013 0 Comments
MLB and Players Union Agree To Introduce Random HGH Blood Testing In 2013

Major League Baseball is about to take the next step in its attempt to rid the sport of performance enhancing drugs. MLB is set to announce an agreement with the players’ association for random, unannounced, in-season blood testing for HGH, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman. The testing will begin this upcoming […]

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Piazza Can Still Make The Mets Hall of Fame In 2013

An article by posted on January 10, 2013 0 Comments
Piazza Can Still Make The Mets Hall of Fame In 2013

Mike Piazza may have been shutout by the Baseball Writers which you can read below, but according to Adam Rubin, he could very well be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame during the 2013 season. The Mets’ Hall of Fame committee — which has included team employees Dave Howard and Jay Horwitz, former player […]

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Midweek Musings – An Outfielder For Now, An Outfielder For Later

An article by posted on January 10, 2013 0 Comments
Midweek Musings – An Outfielder For Now, An Outfielder For Later

While the Mets may in fact be done for the winter, they are still open to the possibility of adding to the major league roster, although on minor league deals. So now that we’ve got that straight… The list of FAs we’ve seen recently has done nothing to excite Mets fans, but someone has just entered […]

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MMO Short Shots: Snubbings, Drubbings, And Aaron Sele

An article by posted on January 10, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Short Shots: Snubbings, Drubbings, And Aaron Sele

Check out this cool sketch from the very talented Chris Panetta who runs the popular Mets In Stitches. If you love these art blog posts like I do, I suggest you add this site to your favorites. A picture really is worth a thousand words. If I had his talent I would have sketched the […]

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