Archive for February, 2013

Better Than A Box Of Chocolates, But Same Result

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Better Than A Box Of Chocolates, But Same Result

Michael Bourn heading off to Cleveland wraps up the third offseason under Sandy Alderson in which no big time free-agent acquisitions were made. Each time pitchers and catchers report under his regime, we watch as another season unfurls minus another core Met and no star-power added to replace what was lost. Last winter, the key free agent […]

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MMO Exclusive: 10 Mets Prospects Who Will Debut In 2013

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MMO Exclusive: 10 Mets Prospects Who Will Debut In 2013

Excited about the which prospects we’ll be making their major league debuts this season for the Mets? Here are ten players we believe will answer the call to duty at Citi Field in 2013. 1. Zack Wheeler: The 6’4 Georgia native may be the most anticipated Mets pitcher to debut since Doc Gooden. He will […]

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Multiple Mets Playing For A Chance To Be Part Of The Future

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Multiple Mets Playing For A Chance To Be Part Of The Future

Unlike many teams throughout Major League Baseball which are preparing to open spring training this week, the Mets don’t have many unanswered questions to be worked out in the next six weeks. The Mets, a team in transition, are just about set from top to bottom, short of a spot on the bench and maybe […]

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The Bourn Debacle Was Mishandled By All Sides

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The Bourn Debacle Was Mishandled By All Sides

The big Mets news from last night was Michael Bourn, who decided not to sign with the Mets. Instead, Bourn signed a four-year, $48 million contract with the Indians with an easily-attainable fifth option year that would bring the total contract to five years and $60 million. Regardless of what you think of Bourn as […]

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Johan Santana Addresses Health, WBC and Free Agency

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Johan Santana Addresses Health, WBC and Free Agency

Here are some of the tweets from the beat writers this morning at Mets spring training camp where Mets opening day starter Johan Santana addressed the media. Anthony DiComo: Santana still wants to play in WBC, but if Mets say they don’t want him to, he would respect their wishes. Adam Rubin: Educated betting says Johan […]

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Revamped Mets Bullpen Could Surprise In 2013

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Revamped Mets Bullpen Could Surprise In 2013

Opportunity cost is an economic term that means the highest valued alternative foregone to pursue an activity. It’s like if you worked at a bakery baking cakes and pies. Your shift is five hours long. In one hour, you’re able to bake one cake or two pies. If you spent zero hours on cakes and […]

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Where There’s Black Smoke…There’s Nothing

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
Where There’s Black Smoke…There’s Nothing

It seems like for the past, I dunno, five eon’s, we’ve been discussing whether or not the New York Mets were going to sign free agent outfielder, former Atlanta Brave, Michael Bourn. Some of us thought it was all a ruse to begin with, that the Mets were playing with our fragile hopes and dreams […]

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DiComo: Mets Keep Their Cursed 11th Overall Pick

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This comment from Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, kind of put things into perspective for me, or at the very least it gives one pause to consider what just happened tonight. So what exactly did the Mets fight to keep? The 11th overall Draft pick has a bizarre history of busts relative to the picks around […]

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Mets Catcher John Buck Is More Throwback Than Throw-In

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Mets Catcher John Buck Is More Throwback Than Throw-In

When the Mets sent R.A. Dickey to Toronto earlier this offseason (along with Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas), they received two of the Blue Jays’ top prospects in Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard.  Toronto also threw in veteran catcher John Buck to complete the deal.  Buck is expected to begin the season as the Mets’ […]

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Featured Post: Hope Springs Eternal For The Mets

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Featured Post: Hope Springs Eternal For The Mets

Everybody has a chance in March It’s a cliché, but it is always worth mentioning: Hope springs eternal. And it’s never truer than with baseball. As we sip our coffee — and some of you shovel snow in the northeast — on this final Sunday before pitchers and catcher report, cool breezes and temperatures in […]

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