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3 Up & 3 Down – The Spring Has Sprung Edition

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down – The Spring Has Sprung Edition

All is right with the world… Pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie today and Spring Training games are right around the corner. It’s been a tough offseason weather-wise where I live. Superstorm Sandy kicked our butts in October, and this past weekend Nemo dumped about two feet of snow on my house. But […]

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Mets Spring Training Uniform Numbers

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 15 Comments
Mets Spring Training Uniform Numbers

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York gets the scoop on what uniform numbers all the players in camp will be wearing this Spring. 1. Jordany Valdespin, if/of 2. Justin Turner, if/of 3. Omar Quintanilla, ss 4. Collin Cowgill, of 5. David Wright, 3b 6. Marlon Byrd, of 9. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, of 11. Ruben Tejada, ss 12. Brandon Hicks, if 15. Travid d’Arnaud, c 16. Brian […]

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Piazza Denies Taking Steroids, Expresses Disappointment In Hall Voting

An article by posted on February 9, 2013 0 Comments
Piazza Denies Taking Steroids, Expresses Disappointment In Hall Voting

In his first interview since being denied first-ballot entry into the Hall of Fame, Mike Piazza spoke candidly with David Waldstein of the New York Times ahead of the release of his autobiography, Long Shot, due out on February 11. In the book, Piazza admits to using androstenedione as part of a supplement pack until the outcry […]

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This Week’s Featured Post: The Clock Has Started Ticking On The Sandy Experiment

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
This Week’s Featured Post: The Clock Has Started Ticking On The Sandy Experiment

Pundits often say a college football coach deserves at least two years to turn a team over before anyone can honestly pass judgement.  That time provides the new coach with enough time to recruit his own players and implement his own scheme.  General managers in Major League Baseball get no such grace period.  Thus the […]

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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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Why Bourn, If Not Reyes?

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Why Bourn, If Not Reyes?

As the possibility of Michael Bourn landing in Queens seems more and more like a reality, there are a faction of fans who feel Bourn wouldn’t be such a necessity, had the Mets simply resigned Jose Reyes.  On the surface, they’re correct, however as is the case with everything New York Mets, there is always […]

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MMO Minors: Sleepers

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Minors: Sleepers

To supplement the series of MMO’s Top 25 Prospects, I compiled a list of five names that I think really have the potential to break out or put together a strong season in 2013, and perhaps jump onto some prospect lists. They all showcase something that caught my eye, so I hope you enjoy them. […]

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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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Who Was The Best Player To Never Win A World Series?

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Who Was The Best Player To Never Win A World Series?

“There are bad ways to win– and good ways to lose. What’s interesting and troubling is that it’s not always clear which is which. A flipped coin doesn’t always land heads or tails. Sometimes it may never land at all…” Is it not quite interesting that humans love to classify everything into black and white […]

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Zack Wheeler Could Join Team By The All-Star Break

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Could Join Team By The All-Star Break

Today, Sandy Alderson did a live chat on Mets.com taking questions from fans through Twitter. I decided to give it a shot, so I asked Sandy if it was possible that Zack Wheeler could be called up to the team come the All-Star break?  Much to my surprise, he answered, and as you’ll see in […]

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