Archive for February, 2013

2013 Mets Projections: Ike Davis, 1B

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2013 Mets Projections: Ike Davis, 1B

Ike Davis‘ 2012 season can be summed up in just one word: inconsistent. Fans had high hopes for Davis, who many thought could rise to stardom last year. Two months in, however, people started to question whether Davis should even be on the team, as his batting average struggled to even approach .200. Later in […]

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Spring Training ’13: Darin Gorski Will Get Long Look As Reliever

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Spring Training ’13: Darin Gorski Will Get Long Look As Reliever

On Monday, general manager Sandy Alderson talked a little bit about Mets left-handed pitching prospect Darin Gorski. Alderson said that Gorski will get a serious look as a reliever in Spring Training, but it is unlikely he’ll make the Opening Day roster. The Mets just want to see how Gorski performs in that role. Gorski, 25, has […]

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Despite Wanting To Compete, Almost No Chance Santana Will Play In WBC

An article by posted on February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Despite Wanting To Compete, Almost No Chance Santana Will Play In WBC

Updated by Joe D. on 2/4 Johan Santana‘s participation in the World Baseball Classic for Venezuela appears an uphill battle that will not materialize, although there is no set decision, sources told ESPN New York. Because Santana ended last season injured and on the disabled list, a World Baseball Classic committee must agree to insure […]

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ESPN’s Keith Law Ranks Mets System No. 14

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ESPN’s Keith Law Ranks Mets System No. 14

Updated 2/4 ESPN’s Keith Law has ranked the Mets’ farm system at No. 14 in baseball. Law writes: The R.A. Dickey trade really boosted their system, and several Latin American arms had strong years in 2012 to bolster the system’s total value. First-rounder Gavin Cecchini could move quickly for a prep kid, as he’s pretty advanced for a […]

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Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

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Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

Former Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde is on the verge of signing with the Miami Marlins according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes.com. However, Jon Heyman reports that Valverde is still talking with a number of teams, including the Marlins, and that nothing is imminent. The Mets were reportedly pursuing Valverde as an option to try and replace Frank Francisco as the team’s closer. The […]

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How The Miracle Mets Were Built: The Summer of ‘69

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How The Miracle Mets Were Built: The Summer of ‘69

Welcome to the final chapter in my exclusive four part series entitled, How The Miracle Mets Were Built. If haven’t read the first three installments you can read here:  Part 1 - The Spring Of 1968 Part 2 – The 1968 Offseason Part 3 – The Spring Of 1969 Enjoy… At the June 15th trade deadline, the Mets were in […]

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Going All-Out On Bourn Seems Like Business As Usual

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Going All-Out On Bourn Seems Like Business As Usual

What would you say the odds are that the Mets sign Michael Bourn? It’s been well documented that the Mets won’t make him an official offer unless they know that their first round pick is protected – you all know the story. But it was also reported that the Mets are willing and prepared to […]

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MMO’s 2013 Top 25 Mets Prospects

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MMO’s 2013 Top 25 Mets Prospects

After many months of thoughtful deliberating, boisterous debating and countless incidents of throwing food at each other, here is our official and final MMO Top 25 Prospects for 2013. A special thanks goes to Satish AKA Perseus, who used his Zeus-like powers to take all of our analysis, emails, and notes written on the back […]

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Mets Still Want MLB To Protect Pick, Will Go All Out For Bourn

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Mets Still Want MLB To Protect Pick, Will Go All Out For Bourn

A Mets source told Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe that the front office is still trying to get MLB to allow them to keep their first-round pick if they sign Michael Bourn. They are still trying to determine whether they can convince Bourn to sign a potential backloaded deal and that they will go “all out on the compensation” […]

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The Super Bowl: 3 Hours Closer To Opening Day

An article by posted on February 3, 2013 0 Comments
The Super Bowl: 3 Hours Closer To Opening Day

Hall of Fame second basenan Rogers Hornsby was once asked what he does all winter. He replied, “I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” After champagne is poured in the locker room and the commissioner presents the World Series trophy to the winning manager, I start the […]

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Mets Serious About Lyon, But No Deal Yet As He Talks To Other Teams

An article by posted on February 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Serious About Lyon, But No Deal Yet As He Talks To Other Teams

Updated 7:00 PM Mets definitely serious about Brandon Lyon, but one major league source says the reliever is still talking to a few clubs. No deal done yet, writes Andy Martino of thre Daily News. But Mets are quite confident that deal with Lyon will get done. Original Post 4:00 PM The Mets and free agent […]

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