Archive for February, 2013

Comparing Mets 2005-2010 Draft and IFA Signings To Other MLB Teams?

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Comparing Mets 2005-2010 Draft and IFA Signings To Other MLB Teams?

Many Mets fans have extremely passionate opinions about how well the Mets drafted and signed International free agents during the Omar Minaya era. It is a hotly debated topic, but after every heated debate, there are never any clear answers to how the Mets drafted during this period. Because of the lack of clarity, I […]

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Mets Attendance Expected To Decline, It Still Comes Down To The Product On The Field

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Attendance Expected To Decline, It Still Comes Down To The Product On The Field

Josh Kosman of the NY Post is reporting that the Mets won’t have much money to play with this season and are expecting to lose more than $10 million this year as well as suffering a fifth straight year of declining attendance. “There is little room this year to raise salaries,” said a source familiar with the […]

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Wheeler, d’Arnaud, Syndergaard and Fulmer Make Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101 Prospects

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler, d’Arnaud, Syndergaard and Fulmer Make Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101 Prospects

Baseball Prospectus released its Top 101 Prospects this morning and four Mets prospects made the cut. Three of them won’t surprise you as they’ve already appeared on more than a few top prospect lists this year. But what a nice surprise it was to see RHP Michael Fulmer ranked 98th and finally get some much […]

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Mets Willing To Deal Murphy or Tejada, Plus Montero, Fulmer or Syndergaard For Upton?

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Deal Murphy or Tejada, Plus Montero, Fulmer or Syndergaard For Upton?

While the Mets try to make do with an outfield made up of what would likely be utility outfielders on most other teams, John Harper of the Daily News sheds some new details on the Mets’ failed pursuits of Justin Upton and Michael Bourn. Regarding Upton, the Mets were hoping he would just fall in […]

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Jamie Hoffmann: Mets Outfielder?

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Jamie Hoffmann: Mets Outfielder?

On Sunday, in the top of the second inning of a Spring Training game against the Houston Astros, Jamie Hoffmann hit a solo home run to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. Hoffmann, who was starting the game in left field, is one of the handful of “throw up against a wall and hope it […]

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2013 Mets Projection: Jon Niese, LHP

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Mets Projection: Jon Niese, LHP

The Mets signed Jonathon Niese at the perfect time early last April, inking the left-hander to a five-year extension worth just over $25 million. The contract the two sides agreed to kept Niese a Met for his final pre-arbitration years (2012), all three of his arbitration years, and at least one year of free agency. […]

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Taking 2013 Optimism To The Bronx

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Taking 2013 Optimism To The Bronx

I love the air of optimism that occurs this time of year. Over the last few days we’ve seen a slew of MMO writers share their optimistic predictions for 2013, all sharing the same tone “Why not us?” In truth, the question is fair. Last year, nobody saw Oakland coming. The year prior, Arizona caught […]

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What Pitcher Won Most Games For Mets Without Ever Winning One For Another Team?

An article by posted on February 24, 2013 0 Comments
What Pitcher Won Most Games For Mets Without Ever Winning One For Another Team?

I was going to start this post with “here’s a trivia question for you” but then I remembered Art Rust Jr., the long-time sports talk host on WABC-AM who got annoyed whenever someone would start off a call with that phrase. Rust would respond “it’s history, not trivia”. So, this is my question on an […]

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Mets Should Tell Boras, Hell No On Robinson Cano!

An article by posted on February 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Should Tell Boras, Hell No On Robinson Cano!

The funniest thing I heard with the Yankees and their contract negotiations with Robinson Cano is Scott Boras would take this to the open market to possibly draw the Mets in as an antagonist. That’s what Boras does, and the presence of other teams – some out of the desire to make things difficult for the Yankees […]

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With Feliciano Sidelined, Battle for Second Lefty in Bullpen Begins

An article by posted on February 24, 2013 0 Comments
With Feliciano Sidelined, Battle for Second Lefty in Bullpen Begins

Updated by HoJo on 2/24 Pedro Feliciano will be shut down for at least two weeks from baseball activity while he wears a heart monitor while the team doctors continue to monitor could be a potentially serious heart condition, It’s not exactly clear if Feliciano has a hole in his heart or even if that’s […]

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