Archive for January, 2013

Young Could Make Perfect Sense To Replace Dickey In Mets Rotation

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Young Could Make Perfect Sense To Replace Dickey In Mets Rotation

Chris Young remains a viable option to be re-signed to fill the rotation void according to what a source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Young, returning from surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder, made 20 starts for the Mets in 2012 and went 4-9 with a 4.15 ERA in […]

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Plenty Of Buzz Still Swirling Around For Stanton, Ethier, Upton

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Plenty Of Buzz Still Swirling Around For Stanton, Ethier, Upton

There is still plenty of buzz surrounding trade rumors for Giancarlo Stanton, Justin Upton and Andre Ethier. All three are not being actively shopped (much like R.A. Dickey), but the phone lines are ringing, teams are calling in, and there is active dialog going on. Something could eventually happen with all three marquee outfielders if things break […]

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Mets Bring Back Omar Quintanilla On A Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Bring Back Omar Quintanilla On A Minor League Deal

Infielder Omar Quintanilla is returning to the Mets on a minor league deal with a spring-training invite, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN NewYork. The Mets traded Quintanilla to the Baltimore Orioles for cash last July 20 after a decent job as a backup middle infielder for the team. The 31-year old hit a combined .243 with four homers […]

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From Left Field: Should Mets Mortgage Farm For Giancarlo Stanton?

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From Left Field: Should Mets Mortgage Farm For Giancarlo Stanton?

MLB.com’s Marty Noble wrote a piece that the Mets should try to make a push to acquire Miami Marlins budding superstar slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton is just 23 years old and has shown mammoth power in just three professional seasons. But hold on, the Marlins have already traded the rest of their star players. Why […]

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The Other Side Of Multi-Year Free Agent Deals

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The Other Side Of Multi-Year Free Agent Deals

There is this idea that gets floated around every winter that if you do not sign top free agents, you’re punting the off-season or playing (wait for it) “moneyball.” In most instances, a free agent hits the market toward the end of his prime years. You’re purchasing an unknown commodity that is likely overpriced and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is Hamilton Bennett The 2013 Josh Edgin?

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MMO Mailbag: Is Hamilton Bennett The 2013 Josh Edgin?

Hitman asks: What are the chances of Hamilton Bennett being this upcoming season’s Josh Edgin when it comes to making the jump through AA & AAA? Here’s a 24 year old lefty that, like Edgin, has done a great job the previous 2 seasons in Savannah & PSL. Last season, although he had trouble vs right handed hitters (.270, […]

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Baseball America: Mets Still Bottom 15 Farm System

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Baseball America: Mets Still Bottom 15 Farm System

Jim Callis of Baseball America addressed the following questions regarding the Mets minor league system for his Ask BA post. After the R.A. Dickey trade, how would the Mets Top 10 now shake out? Is Noah Syndergaard a potential No. 1 starter? How would you rank the Mets system overall? After the R.A. Dickey trade, […]

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How Many Games Will The Mets Win In 2013?

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How Many Games Will The Mets Win In 2013?

How many games will the Mets win in 2013? Will the Mets will advance to the playoffs before 2015? Matt S. - Who knows, but my gut tells me 75 wins. Sit tight ladies and gentleman, these next couple seasons are going to be painful. However the dust will settle and the stars can potentially align […]

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Are The New York Mets Really Rebuilding From The Ground Up?

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Are The New York Mets Really Rebuilding From The Ground Up?

We have heard that the Mets are going through a complete overhaul, rebuilding the organization from the ground up. Until the trade that sent RA Dickey to the Blue Jays for prominent prospects Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard, it sure didn’t look like a team that was rebuilding. The Dickey trade was the first action taken […]

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Mets Still Seeking A Starter, Using Citi Field and Guaranteed Spot For Bait

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Still Seeking A Starter, Using Citi Field and Guaranteed Spot For Bait

Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog is reporting that The Mets are still looking for a veteran starting pitcher, who they will most likely sign off the free-agent market. This winter, the Mets have been most linked in rumors to Shaun Marcum, Joe Saunders, Carl Pavano and Chris Young, though Jair Jurrjens, Kyle Lohse, Derek Lowe and Daisuke Matsuzaka, among others, are […]

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