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If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

I came across a short, but interesting piece from Chris McShane of Amazin’ Avenue that talked about the future payroll of the Mets if Jose Reyes resigned with the team.   During Thursday’s media event at Citi Field, GM Sandy Alderson said that resigning Reyes “can happen” within the $100-110 million dollar projected payroll. However, signing […]

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MMO Take Five With Real Dirty Mets Blog’s Ed Marcus

An article by posted on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five With Real Dirty Mets Blog’s Ed Marcus

The Real Dirty Mets Blog – Ed Marcus (Rusty Jr) For this weeks edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with Real Dirty Mets Blog’s very own Ed Marcus (AKA Rusty Jr). Brandon Butler: What are your thoughts on the Mets potentially changing Citi Field’s dimensions? Ed Marcus: I am pretty ambivalent on the altering […]

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Jose Reyes On Resigning: “I Don’t Know If I’ll Be Back”

An article by posted on September 23, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes On Resigning: “I Don’t Know If I’ll Be Back”

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, caught up with Jose Reyes earlier today and asked him about his future with the Amazin’s.  Jose had some nice words to say about the Mets, and how he feels about resigning with the club. “I don’t know if I’m going to be back or not…This is the only […]

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We Don’t See Pitchers Winning 25 Games Very Often…

An article by posted on September 20, 2011 0 Comments

I want to push all the Mets stuff aside for at least one small post, to mention something going on in the world of Major League Baseball that i think we should look at (and NO it doesn’t involve “hat-gate”). We’ve seen Sandy Koufax win 25 games and go onto win the MVP and Cy […]

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What Are the Top Priorities for the Off-Season (After Reyes)?

An article by posted on September 17, 2011 0 Comments
What Are the Top Priorities for the Off-Season (After Reyes)?

Now that the Mets are officially eliminated from playoff contention this year, its time that we start thinking ahead towards the off-season, and what the Mets might do to rebuild this team for 2012, and (possibly) beyond. With the Mets rebuilding for 2012, there are some priorities that the team needs to address first, and […]

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MMO Take Five with MetsBlog’s Brian Erni

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five with MetsBlog’s Brian Erni

MetsBlog – Brian Erni For this weeks edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with my good friend Brian Erni, from MetsBlog, and asked him about several hot Mets topics this week including Mike Pelfrey, Bobby Parnell, etc.  Please enjoy. Brandon Butler:  Jason Bay is contributing to the team with his excellent hitting over the […]

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MMO Take Five With Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five With Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury

The Daily Stache – Matt Falkenbury  In the first edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with the Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury about several hot topics on the Mets this week including Jason Bay, Angel Pagan, and David Einhorn. Brandon Butler:   As we all know, the fan base is absolutely loving the blue “Los […]

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Bobby Parnell: Should He Close Games For the Mets?

An article by posted on September 4, 2011 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell: Should He Close Games For the Mets?

Last night against the Nationals, Bobby Parnell was called upon to close out (what seemed to be) another Mets win. With the Mets leading 7-6, Jesus Flores sent a leadoff single into left field for his third hit of the game. Brian Bixler then came in to run, and Bobby Parnell (3-5) walked Jonny Gomes […]

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Chris Capuano: Could He Return in 2012?

An article by posted on August 28, 2011 0 Comments
Chris Capuano: Could He Return in 2012?

Chris Capuano has had his share of ups and downs in 2011.  He struggled during the month of July, and has started to bounce back with his 2-hit performance against the Braves Friday night. With Capuano’s 1-year deal expiring at the end of the season, will he return in 2012? Chris Capuano has definitely been […]

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Brandon Nimmo Has Best Game of Professional Career

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Has Best Game of Professional Career

Mets first round pick OF Brandon Nimmo had the best game of his professional career today.  Nimmo went 3 for 3, with a three-run homer and 2 walks with the GCL Mets. In his first 7 games as a pro, Nimmo is batting .241 with 2 HR’s and 4 RBI’s (according to MILB.com).

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