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Noah Syndergaard Apologizes For Using Anti-Gay Slur

An article by posted on December 18, 2012 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Apologizes For Using Anti-Gay Slur

Updated at 7:00 PM As I expected, right-hander Noah Syndergaard apologized today for the anti-gay slur he made on Twitter. During a conference call with New York media, he said: “I had a little mishap on Twitter about a month ago, and it was just brought to the attention this morning,” he said. “I’d just like to […]

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Will Mets Challenge Marlins For Last Place?

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Will Mets Challenge Marlins For Last Place?

Hi everyone, I’ve been laying low since the season ended and mostly because we’ve had no moves to talk about. But things are certainly getting interesting now. I saw this post by Adam Rubin of ESPN that I thought I would share. He basically asks if the Mets now challenge the Marlins for last place […]

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There’s A Gap Between How Mets And Other Teams Value Dickey

An article by posted on December 10, 2012 0 Comments
There’s A Gap Between How Mets And Other Teams Value Dickey

There appears to be a gap between how the Mets value R.A. Dickey and how other teams value him. Hey, that’s how the game is played. Now, with Shields and Greinke gone, the Mets would appear to be in a stronger position. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has asked for such a large package of […]

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The Tide Is Shifting: Alderson Will Be Held Accountable This Offseason

An article by posted on November 24, 2012 0 Comments
The Tide Is Shifting: Alderson Will Be Held Accountable This Offseason

It’s my first morning back home after spending three days in Saratoga, NY where some of my family resides and where we celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s always nice when the entire family gets together again for those 2-3 occasions a year where we eat, have fun, and catch up with everyone on everything. I come […]

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Marlins Sign Outfielder Juan Pierre

An article by posted on November 18, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Outfielder Juan Pierre

According to multiple sources, Juan Pierre has agreed to a one-year, $1.6 million contract. The 35-year-old outfielder will be making his second stint with the organization, offering veteran leadership, a tremendous work ethic and speed. Pierre appeared in 130 games with the Phillies in 2012, batting .307 with 37 stolen bases. Entering his 14th big […]

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ESPN: Worst Contracts In Baseball

An article by posted on October 25, 2012 0 Comments
ESPN: Worst Contracts In Baseball

David Schoenfield posted his ten worst contracts in baseball on ESPN.com. 1. Alex Rodriguez, 10 years, $275 million: Hey, it’s worth keeping in mind that the Yankees wouldn’t have won the 2009 World Series without A-Rod’s monster postseason — six homers, 18 RBIs in 15 games. Was that worth $275 million? Considering he still has […]

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If Wholesale Changes Are Coming, It Will Be Mostly Through Trades

An article by posted on October 25, 2012 0 Comments
If Wholesale Changes Are Coming, It Will Be Mostly Through Trades

The other day I was reading a post by Joe D. who made it crystal clear that the Mets will not be making any significant changes via free agency. The already limited flexibility will be furthered by raises to arbitration eligibles like Daniel Murphy, Bobby Parnell and Ike Davis. If Sandy Alderson meant it when […]

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Are You Unsure About The Direction Of The Team?

An article by posted on October 19, 2012 0 Comments
Are You Unsure About The Direction Of The Team?

Check out the latest poll results from MetsBlog on where his readership voted on the question of Are the Mets are headed in the Right or Wrong Direction: If there was an option that said “Not Sure” that’s what I would have chosen. Maybe that’s why he only got 2,600 people to vote instead of […]

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Is Patience Really A Virtue?

An article by posted on October 15, 2012 0 Comments
Is Patience Really A Virtue?

I saw a link on MetsBlog that sent me through a wormhole and I ended up in the realm of Amazin Avenue where I discovered a post that asked: Who Was The Most Patient Hitter In 2012? If you click the title you can read the entire article in it’s full context, but I was vastly […]

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If Mets Want Outfield Help, Jason Kubel and Chris Young Could Be On The Move

An article by posted on October 13, 2012 0 Comments
If Mets Want Outfield Help, Jason Kubel and Chris Young Could Be On The Move

Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, reported on Thursday that the Arizona Diamondbacks are weighing whether Jason Kubel or Gerardo Parra is a better fit as their everyday left fielder in 2012, GM Kevin Towers said his team is looking for help at shortstop and third base this winter, and Towers said those decisions will affect the direction that Arizona takes […]

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