Archive for January, 2013

From Left Field: Mets Finally Sign A Free Agent

An article by posted on January 24, 2013 0 Comments
From Left Field: Mets Finally Sign A Free Agent

With the announcement this morning that the Mets have agreed to sign Shaun Marcum, the offseason drought is officially over. The Mets were the only team in the game to have not signed a Major League free agent before the Marcum deal. Of course, the Mets are going through a rebuilding phase, but the team […]

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MMO Featured Post: Some Historical Evidence that Mets Success is Imminent

An article by posted on January 23, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Featured Post: Some Historical Evidence that Mets Success is Imminent

The Mets’ history spans over a half-century, and has had its fair share of turmoil and disappointment. In between the painful stretches, however, the team and its fans have enjoyed bursts of success. And as we all know, the Mets are due for one of those bursts. Dating back to the team’s first taste of […]

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Alderson Is Charting A Smooth Course Despite CBA Draft Rule Changes

An article by posted on January 23, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Is Charting A Smooth Course Despite CBA Draft Rule Changes

Most of us hope that somewhere in Sandy Alderson’s intellect there resides, like the temple of Apollo, a splendid orange and blue architecture detailing the resurrection of our franchise. Many of us believe this vision has something to do with numbers and graphs and newfangled statistics like Z-swing% and wOBA, but what if it isn’t […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Is The Best Catching Prospect In The Minors

An article by posted on January 23, 2013 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Is The Best Catching Prospect In The Minors

Jonathan Mayo has shocked the world and proclaimed Travis d’Arnaud the top catching prospect in the major leagues. Actually, I’m just punning with him as d’Arnaud has held that distinction for almost three straight years. Here is what Mayo had to say: If it hadn’t been for some injuries, talk about d’Arnaud as a prospect […]

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5 Things Sandy Handled Poorly

An article by posted on January 23, 2013 0 Comments
5 Things Sandy Handled Poorly

October 28, 2010 the Mets’ General Manager search came to an end. With the franchise in deep financial trouble with a $1billion lawsuit pending, the Mets (and probably MLB) reached out and hired Sandy Alderson. For some of us that was a good day. Alderson whether we want to admit it or not is very […]

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League Source Says Bourn Could End Up With Mets

An article by posted on January 23, 2013 0 Comments
League Source Says Bourn Could End Up With Mets

Updated By Craig Lerner on 1/23 The plot keeps thickening as Adam Rubin reports the following: A reliable major league source with knowledge of the Mets’ plans would not dismiss the possibility outfielder Michael Bourn could end up with the team. The Mets have a glaring need in their outfield. Currently, Lucas Duda is slated to play left field, […]

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MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #10 (Mateo) To #6 (Nimmo)

An article by posted on January 23, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #10 (Mateo) To #6 (Nimmo)

Well after a short delay due to a couple of cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and the Mongolian Flu, we’re back at it and roll out the final ten players in the the MMO Top 25. We’ve got prospects ranked 10-6 today and 5-1 will be unveiled on Friday. Please try to contain your […]

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Jeremy Hefner Is Very Underrated

An article by posted on January 23, 2013 0 Comments
Jeremy Hefner Is Very Underrated

Why isn’t anyone taking a serious look at Jeremy Hefner? He put up far better numbers than Mejia last season. Count me among those who don’t believe Hefner received an entirely fair shake last year — such is life for an unproven pitcher without the “prospect” pedigree. Many of the rookie’s starts came on short […]

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Harvey Is Here To Win and Determined To Become Mets’ Ace!

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Is Here To Win and Determined To Become Mets’ Ace!

Updated on 1/22 by Joe D. Matt Harvey was at Citi Field on Monday where he worked out and spent some time throwing long-toss. Afterward he spoke to a group of beat writers about the upcoming season. The Mets’ young righthander does not want to be placed on any innings limit this season and wasn’t […]

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Will Ike Davis Still Be Here When The Winning Starts?

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
Will Ike Davis Still Be Here When The Winning Starts?

I saw a comment on one of the threads this morning that floated the possibility that Ike Davis won’t be around when the Mets start contending again. ESPN’s Jason Martinez believes the Mets will approach the team’s only legitimate 30+ home run hitter with a deal for a contract extension at some point this year or […]

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