Archive for February, 2013

FanGraphs: Dickey Trade Ranks No. 5 Among Best Offseason Deals

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FanGraphs: Dickey Trade Ranks No. 5 Among Best Offseason Deals

FanGraphs ranked what they believed were the ten best deals of the offseason. Taking the top spot at No. 1 was the Washington Nationals who acquired Denard Span from Minnesota for what they say was one A-Ball pitching prospect who may or may not be able to stick in the rotation long term. Ranked at No. 5 […]

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Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

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Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

Ike Davis wraps up a session of crushing baseballs at PSL Hey Jon Niese, nice of you to show up early… Adam Rubin tweeted that the Brandon Lyon deal with the Mets will be officially announced as soon as this afternoon. Anthony DiComo sees the Opening Day Roster like this: He also adds that the acquisition […]

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Spring Shorts: Harvey Looking For 20 Wins, Felix Is King, Johan Tipping Pitches

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Spring Shorts: Harvey Looking For 20 Wins, Felix Is King, Johan Tipping Pitches

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York tells us that Matt Harvey “appreciates a bright future on the horizon with Zack Wheeler and Travis d’Arnaud among others”, but that he’s not going to let that detract him from the present. The right-hander is focused on getting off to a good start, “I’m here to play this year,” Harvey said. “I’m here […]

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Why Bourn, If Not Reyes?

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Why Bourn, If Not Reyes?

As the possibility of Michael Bourn landing in Queens seems more and more like a reality, there are a faction of fans who feel Bourn wouldn’t be such a necessity, had the Mets simply resigned Jose Reyes.  On the surface, they’re correct, however as is the case with everything New York Mets, there is always […]

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MMO Minors: Sleepers

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MMO Minors: Sleepers

To supplement the series of MMO’s Top 25 Prospects, I compiled a list of five names that I think really have the potential to break out or put together a strong season in 2013, and perhaps jump onto some prospect lists. They all showcase something that caught my eye, so I hope you enjoy them. […]

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Are We There Yet, Mets Fans?

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Are We There Yet, Mets Fans?

People get a little crazy this time of year in my neck of the woods. Seems like a lot of us are on edge from being cooped up indoors with no end to winter in sight. It’s strange what you miss, the pavement, the color green, traction, SNY’s opening sequence. Sometimes “Medical Doctors” will tell […]

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Second Base Prospect Reese Havens

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Second Base Prospect Reese Havens

Player Name: Reese Havens  Bats: L  Throws: R Height: 6’1″  Weight: 195 lb. Position: Second Base  Age: 26  MMO Top Prospect Ranking: NR ETA: 2013 Background: There’s not much that I can tell you about Reese Havens that you probably don’t already know. He was drafted in the 1st round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of the University […]

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Alderson: The Future Is Not That Far Off

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Alderson: The Future Is Not That Far Off

While talking to reporters at a luncheon at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson said that the future of the Mets is almost at hand and that they can become very competitive, very soon with just a move or two. “We’re getting to the point where we can be in the mix,” Alderson said on Monday. “I […]

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Who Was The Best Player To Never Win A World Series?

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Who Was The Best Player To Never Win A World Series?

“There are bad ways to win– and good ways to lose. What’s interesting and troubling is that it’s not always clear which is which. A flipped coin doesn’t always land heads or tails. Sometimes it may never land at all…” Is it not quite interesting that humans love to classify everything into black and white […]

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Recap and Photos Of Thurman Munson Dinner

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Recap and Photos Of Thurman Munson Dinner

The 33rd Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner was held on February 5 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Pictured left to right are: YES Network’s Michael Kay, Munson Award honorees Ike Davis of the Mets and David Phelps of the Yankees, Grand Hyatt’s Jerry Lewin, Yankees CC Sabathia, Thurman’s widow Diana Munson, […]

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