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Chris Young Continues to Impress

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

Do you guys remember the post where I discussed how Chris Young would benefit the Mets? Well, Chris Young had another solid outing today and is well on his way to cementing the number four spot in the rotation. All told, Young has now tossed five innings without allowing an earned run in exhibition play. Today against the Marlins, […]

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Dwight Gooden to Star in Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew; Oh Boy!

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments

This article I found on ESPN New York sort of shocked me a bit, considering that Dr. K was saying that he is going great. Adam Rubin is reporting that Dwight Gooden will be one of the newest stars on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, which is a reality show on VH1. This show is basically […]

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R.A. Dickey’s Got a New Knuckleball

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments

MetsBlog.com’s Matthew Cerrone posted pictures of R.A. Dickey’s throwing session.   According to Cerrone, R.A. Dickey now has a new and improved knuckleball. We all seen last season that R.A. Dickey’s knuckleball was really nasty. Now, it looks like its only going to get even more nasty as it takes on the movement of a circle change which just […]

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Was Ollie Guaranteed a Spot on the Roster?

An article by posted on February 21, 2011 0 Comments

During the offseason, Sandy Alderson said that if Luis Castillo, and Oliver Perez didn’t earn a spot on the roster, that both of them would be cut. Unfortunately Mets fans, Sandy Alderson is apparently changing his stance on him.  As Terry Collins talked to reporters on Friday, Collins revealed that both him and Sandy Alderson promised Oliver Perez that he will get a chance […]

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Daily News: Howard Johnson Leaves Mets

An article by posted on February 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to the New York Daily News, sources have told the paper that Howard Johnson has decided to leave the Mets organization.  Johnson played for the Mets from 1985-1993, joined the coaching staff in 2007 as first base coach, and later became the hitting instructor.  He served in that role under Jerry Manuel, and while […]

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Would the Mets Call Sabathia If He Opts Out of Yanks Deal?

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments
Would the Mets Call Sabathia If He Opts Out of Yanks Deal?

As most of you know, there has been talk lately about CC Sabathia and his contractual clause that allows him to opt out of his current 7-year, $165 million dollar deal.  CC has said that anything is possible. Let me ask you this.  If C.C. Sabathia were to opt out of his current contract, would the Mets […]

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Will Chris Capuano Win A Spot In The Rotation?

An article by posted on February 13, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday in my Key Players post, I included Chris Capuano as one of the players to watch this Spring because its going to be interesting to see whether or not he will win a spot on the rotation or be part of the bullpen.  I asked MetsBlog’s Michael Baron this particular, but yet intriguing question about Chris Capuano […]

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Key Players To Watch in Spring Training

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments

I cannot believe its finally here!  I have been sitting at home bored out of my mind all winter long without any baseball going on.  But, we are finally going to be getting some added excitement in the days ahead, as spring training has finally arrived.  In 3 days, pitchers and catchers are to report to […]

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Mets Made Offer to Alfredo Aceves; Chose Red Sox Instead

An article by posted on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Made Offer to Alfredo Aceves; Chose Red Sox Instead

According to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin and ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney, the Mets reportedly made an offer to free-agent reliever Alfredo Aceves. The deal was reportedly a major-league contract worth $500,000, with an additional $100,000 in incentives.  Unfortunately, Aceves chose to sign with the Red Sox instead.  Aceves appeared in ten games for […]

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Lets Focus On Spring Training, People!

An article by posted on February 4, 2011 0 Comments

Thankfully, spring training is around the corner.  Everyone is preparing for another season of Mets baseball.  This is the time of year that I love the most.  (Besides the Daytona 500, and E3 Expo).  There has been plenty this offseason to talk about (Chris Young, Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins, etc), but the main talk of the offseason […]

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