Archive for February, 2013

Zach Lutz: Professional Power Threat

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Zach Lutz: Professional Power Threat

You have to give Terry Collins some credit for being a good soldier throughout this whole process – he has always said the right things and tried to keep a positive outlook about his team. One of the more recent comments Collins has been credited with was a quote about seldom discussed prospect for the […]

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Jenrry Mejia Put Under Age/Identity Review

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Jenrry Mejia Put Under Age/Identity Review

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters this morning and stated that the reason behind Jenrry Mejia’s troubles obtaining a visa from the Dominican Republic is due to a review of his age and identity. Alderson went on to say that the 23-year old is the recipient of a random identity check and not being specifically suspected for […]

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Alderson Says 5th Year Was Big Issue With Signing Bourn

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Alderson Says 5th Year Was Big Issue With Signing Bourn

Sandy Alderson told reporters that the 5th year option was the big issue with signing Michael Bourn, and also that indications changed whether or not they would keep the 11th pick after an arbitrator ruling. This according to Kevin Burkhardt. Original Post 2/12/2013 The long and dragged out pursuit is over, and the Mets came […]

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Projected Mets Opening Day Roster – Are Valdespin and Turner Out?

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Projected Mets Opening Day Roster – Are Valdespin and Turner Out?

Yesterday we got more clarity on what the Mets Opening Day roster will look like. Believe it or not there’s really not many battles going on this Spring. Terry Collins cleared up some questions yesterday and showed where he was leaning. For some of these players a complete fail or unfortunate injury will keep them […]

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Featured Post: My First Championship, My First Car, My Own Personal Evolution

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Featured Post: My First Championship, My First Car, My Own Personal Evolution

1986 was a great year. Sure, there was Doc and Darryl, Keith and Kid, Mookie and Mitchell, slow rollers and swagger. But for me, personally, it was also one of the best years of my life. I turned 21 that November. I was now ‘legal.’ I started my senior year in college, my entire life and […]

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NY Post: Tampa Bay’s Playbook On Building Through The Draft

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NY Post: Tampa Bay’s Playbook On Building Through The Draft

A must-read article by Kevin Kernan of the NY Post, he speaks with Andrew Friedman, the Executive VP of Baseball Operations of the Tampa Bay Rays, who knows a thing or two about building from within and investing in the draft. “The one thing about young players is that they have tremendous upside but they also have […]

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It’s Parnell’s Time To Shine As He Takes Over Mets Closer Role

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It’s Parnell’s Time To Shine As He Takes Over Mets Closer Role

Updated by Joe D. According to Mike Puma of the NY Post, after telling reporters that Frank Francisco has been shut down due to inflammation in his right elbow, Mets manager Terry Collins told Puma that “he wants Bobby Parnell to take over as the team’s closer.” “We keep talking about 2014 … why not get […]

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How Statistics Reshaped The Way We View Pitchers and Their Game

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How Statistics Reshaped The Way We View Pitchers and Their Game

In 2003, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, a book written by Michael Lewis, sparked the interest of not only baseball fans, but also management and statistical scholars across the country. [1] Recently in 2011, this book was introduced as a sports drama movie starring Brad Pitt. Basically the storyline of the book […]

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Video: Terry Collins Discusses Parnell, Santana, Harvey, Duda, Winning

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Video: Terry Collins Discusses Parnell, Santana, Harvey, Duda, Winning

Yesterday, after his press conference from the Mets Spring Training Complex, Mets manager Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa on the YES Network. Collins discussed Johan Santana and his starting rotation, Bobby Parnell, and a host of other Mets topics. Before that, Collins addressed the media and the following is a summary of […]

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Mets Matters: What About “That” Guy?

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Mets Matters: What About “That” Guy?

For better or worse, Michael Bourn fell off the New York Mets radar Monday when he agreed to a four-year, $48 million deal with the Cleveland Indians. Mets/MLB beat writer Anthony DiComo suggests, if history is any indication, Sandy Alderson committed an error.  DiComo wrote: The 11th overall Draft pick has a bizarre history of […]

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