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Wild Card? Why Not the Division!

An article by posted on February 18, 2013 0 Comments
Wild Card? Why Not the Division!

So, just like every recent spring, the Mets are not picked to do anything in 2013. In most cases, they are not even mentioned as being a team in the National League East, which to me is quite insulting. The so-called “experts” don’t pick the Mets to finish above .500 yet alone being mentioned for […]

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Will 2014 Be Any Different For The Mets Than The Past Five Years?

An article by posted on February 17, 2013 0 Comments
Will 2014 Be Any Different For The Mets Than The Past Five Years?

I know that 2013 hasn’t even started and this maybe way ahead of schedule, but it is something that needs to said. The thought coming into this year is that the Mets will use this season to play out the final year of large contracts, develop young prospects, and prime the team for playoff contention […]

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Mets Catching Prospect Travis D’Arnaud Compared To Johnny Bench?

An article by posted on February 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Catching Prospect Travis D’Arnaud Compared To Johnny Bench?

On Friday, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post wrote of high praise for Travis d’Arnaud coming from some of his former coaches. D’Arnaud is a former farmhand of the Philadelphia Phillies who originally drafted him. He was the center piece in the deal that sent Roy Halladay from Toronto to the Phillies, and his stature as an […]

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Spring Shorts: Byrd Could Be Mets’ Staring Right Fielder, Buck Compares Niese To Pettitte

An article by posted on February 16, 2013 0 Comments
Spring Shorts: Byrd Could Be Mets’ Staring Right Fielder, Buck Compares Niese To Pettitte

As of Saturday, all Mets players are supposed to be in camp, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN. The three players who have yet to report are Jenrry Mejia (visa issues), Jordany Valdespin, and infielder Wilfredo Tovar. Here are some other Mets notes from Spring Training. Marlon Byrd arrived at camp on Friday, and according to Mike […]

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Is Jeurys Familia In Line For Save Opportunities This Season?

An article by posted on February 14, 2013 0 Comments
Is Jeurys Familia In Line For Save Opportunities This Season?

With Tuesday’s news that Frank Francisco was being shut down due to elbow inflammation, and Parnell was in line to be the Mets new closer, I began to think about some other possible closer options. Mets fans know Jeurys Familia from being ranked on the teams list of top prospects for the past few seasons. The Dominican Republic […]

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The Most Underrated Reliever In Baseball Pitches For The Mets

An article by posted on February 14, 2013 0 Comments
The Most Underrated Reliever In Baseball Pitches For The Mets

Grant Brisbee wrote a great article last month that only came to my attention today. While browsing through Baseball Nation I came across a post entitled, Baseball’s Most Underrated Reliever. Over the last five seasons, 40 relief pitchers have posted an ERA under 2.00 with 50 or more innings pitched in a season. Of those […]

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Video: Terry Collins Discusses Parnell, Santana, Harvey, Duda, Winning

An article by posted on February 13, 2013 0 Comments
Video: Terry Collins Discusses Parnell, Santana, Harvey, Duda, Winning

Yesterday, after his press conference from the Mets Spring Training Complex, Mets manager Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa on the YES Network. Collins discussed Johan Santana and his starting rotation, Bobby Parnell, and a host of other Mets topics. Before that, Collins addressed the media and the following is a summary of […]

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MMO Exclusive: 10 Mets Prospects Who Will Debut In 2013

An article by posted on February 12, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: 10 Mets Prospects Who Will Debut In 2013

Excited about the which prospects we’ll be making their major league debuts this season for the Mets? Here are ten players we believe will answer the call to duty at Citi Field in 2013. 1. Zack Wheeler: The 6’4 Georgia native may be the most anticipated Mets pitcher to debut since Doc Gooden. He will […]

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FanGraphs: Dickey Trade Ranks No. 5 Among Best Offseason Deals

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
FanGraphs: Dickey Trade Ranks No. 5 Among Best Offseason Deals

FanGraphs ranked what they believed were the ten best deals of the offseason. Taking the top spot at No. 1 was the Washington Nationals who acquired Denard Span from Minnesota for what they say was one A-Ball pitching prospect who may or may not be able to stick in the rotation long term. Ranked at No. 5 […]

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Alderson: The Future Is Not That Far Off

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson: The Future Is Not That Far Off

While talking to reporters at a luncheon at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson said that the future of the Mets is almost at hand and that they can become very competitive, very soon with just a move or two. “We’re getting to the point where we can be in the mix,” Alderson said on Monday. “I […]

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