Archive for January, 2013

They Didn’t Do It For The Glory, They Did It For The Dough…

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They Didn’t Do It For The Glory, They Did It For The Dough…

Money is the root of all evil? That’s what a lot of folks think down in the Bible Belt… Are they onto something?  Yesterday, the news broke in Miami, FL about another huge PED scandal that is certain to rock the National Pastime to it’s core… Again. Three weeks ago, the BBWAA hurled a shutout […]

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ESPN To Televise Two Mets Spring Training Games

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ESPN To Televise Two Mets Spring Training Games

Anthony DiComo reports that ESPN has released its Spring Training broadcast schedule and that the Mets will have two nationally televised games: Tues., March 26 vs. Cardinals, 1 p.m. Thurs., March 28 @ Nationals, 1 p.m. Only 12 days left until pitchers and catchers officially report to Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Mets open their […]

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Scouting Report on Mets Mock Draft Pick at #11

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Scouting Report on Mets Mock Draft Pick at #11

I hadn’t given it much thought until it became clear that the interest in free agent center fielder Michael Bourn was more than just passing. I don’t really think that Bourn’s price will drop into a range the Mets are comfortable with, and if it does, that would probably invite more teams to take a […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on January 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Daniel Murphy

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets and Daniel Murphy have avoided arbitration and agreed on a one-year deal for $2.925 million dollars. Murphy, 27, had been seeking $3.4 million while the Mets countered with a $2.55 million offer. In his first full season as the Mets second baseman, Murphy batted .291/.332/.403 with six […]

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Mets Sign Reliever Scott Atchison To Minors Deal (Updated)

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Mets Sign Reliever Scott Atchison To Minors Deal (Updated)

The Mets just announced that they have signed RHP Scott Atchison to a Minor League contract with an invite to Spring Training. Atchison will make $700,000 if he makes the team out of camp, and can earn an additional $150,000 in incentives. Atchison, 36, made 42 relief appearances for the Red Sox in 2012 and went 2-1 […]

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2013 Means Everything For Duda

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2013 Means Everything For Duda

Am I the only one who sees a lot of Mike Pelfrey in Lucas Duda? Duda is expected to be the bright and shining star in the Mets OF (heck he was supposed to last year also) and it reminds me of when Pelfrey unfairly was expected to be the ace. It’s as if we […]

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It’s Just Another Old Fashioned PED Scandal

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It’s Just Another Old Fashioned PED Scandal

It wouldn’t be an MLB offseason without a juicy PED scandal right? Well here you go. Courtesy of Tim Elfrink of the Miami NewTimes, some significant names have been associated with a Miami clinic that has been linked to supplying drugs to several people ranging from University coaches, to current MLB players. Of course there […]

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Sandy Alderson Met With Bourn And Boras in Houston

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Sandy Alderson Met With Bourn And Boras in Houston

When I’m wrong I’m always the first to admit it. It’s a habit I picked up while serving my country and learning how some mistakes, no matter how slight, could have significant ramifications on the rest of my company, division, etc. Better to get it out of the way so that we can reassess, readjust and […]

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MMO Top 25 Prospects: Honorable Mentions

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MMO Top 25 Prospects: Honorable Mentions

Last week, you saw the MMO Top 25 prospects come to an end on Friday. I know that there was some debate over placement and player names that were not included, so this post goes out to give credit to some players that just missed the cut. So without further a do, here we go… […]

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Duda Faced Live Pitching, Will Be Ready For Spring Training

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Duda Faced Live Pitching, Will Be Ready For Spring Training

Good news from the New York Mets on projected left fielder Lucas Duda, who underwent November 5th surgery to repair a fractured right wrist. Duda took swings in the batting cage on Monday, and then faced live pitching for ten minutes at the team’s complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens has been […]

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