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Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial Dies

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial Dies

Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial died on Saturday at his suburban St. Louis home. A cause of death was not immediately announced. Stan the Man was the second baseball icon to pass away in less than 24 hours. Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver died Saturday morning. Musial won seven National League batting titles, […]

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HOF Manager Earl Weaver Dies After Massive Heart Attack

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
HOF Manager Earl Weaver Dies After Massive Heart Attack

The New York Daily News is reporting that longtime Orioles manager Earl Weaver suffered a heart attack early Saturday morning while on an Orioles fantasy cruise in the Caribbean. He collapsed and was unable to be revived. Weaver, 82, managed the Baltimore Orioles for 17 seasons, compiling a 1,480-1,060 record. He had five seasons with 100-plus wins, including […]

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If The Mets Season Started Today…

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
If The Mets Season Started Today…

Here I am—counting down the days until the regular season begins. Then I thought about the Mets starting lineup and cringed. I’m not a big believer in looking forward to the future because I’m not Nostradamus. I’ve watched too many seasons where the Mets looked good and then had a Fukushima-like meltdown. I don’t know […]

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FanGraphs: Mets 2013 ZiPS Projections

An article by posted on January 18, 2013 0 Comments
FanGraphs: Mets 2013 ZiPS Projections

FanGraphs’ Dan Szymborski has released his 2013 ZiPS projections for the New York Mets. You can check out all the projections which are very extensive right here. I happen to enjoy the comments because they provide some context to how they determined their projections. Batters Because the author is consumed with sloth, he will not look […]

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Wheeler Has Outside Shot At Rotation Spot

An article by posted on January 18, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Has Outside Shot At Rotation Spot

Sandy Alderson, who was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN, said that if he fails to add another starter for the rotation, that Zack Wheeler will be in a group that will be vying for the fifth spot in the rotation. “It’s unlikely he starts at the Major League Level,” Alderson said. “But look, […]

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Alderson Sets Things Straight, Focused On Winning In 2013

An article by posted on January 17, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Sets Things Straight, Focused On Winning In 2013

Two days ago we had a post that was contrasting the difference between what the Washington Nationals are doing and what the Mets are doing. As luck would have it, here is a quote from GM Sandy Alderson, who was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN today. that happened to address the same issue. […]

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MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #15 (Lupo) To #11 (Cecchini)

An article by posted on January 17, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #15 (Lupo) To #11 (Cecchini)

After the writer formerly known as Satish took his take on prospects 20-16, I will continue the list that is working its way down to the final ten. As I mentioned in the first post of the series, which you can read here, the list was compiled after much deliberation, arguing, and name-calling. 15. Vicente […]

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Thoughts On This Season’s Rule Changes

An article by posted on January 17, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts On This Season’s Rule Changes

Two notable rule changes will take place this season. One will be that translators are now allowed to come with coaches during mound visits. The other will be the banishment of the fake-to-first, throw-to-third move. I want to analyze both, but before I do it’s important to be cognizant of the sensitivity surrounding the former. […]

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Mariners Acquire Mike Morse In Three-Team Deal, Phils Ink Two To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on January 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mariners Acquire Mike Morse In Three-Team Deal, Phils Ink Two To Minor League Deals

The Seattle Mariners have acquired Michael Morse from the Washington Nationals in a three-team deal that included the Oakland Athletics. The breakdown of the deal is as follows… Mariners receive: Michael Morse, 1B/OF Athletics receive: John Jaso, C Nationals receive: AJ Cole, RHP / Blake Treinen, RHP / PTBNL from Oakland Something to point out, […]

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Sound The Alarms, Banner Day Is Now Banner Night!

An article by posted on January 16, 2013 0 Comments
Sound The Alarms, Banner Day Is Now Banner Night!

So yesterday ESPN released their Sunday Night Baseball schedule for the first half of the 2013 season, and as it turns out the Mets will have one nationally televised game against the Braves on Sunday, May 26 at Citi Field. No big deal, right? WRONG! That Sunday also happens to be BANNER DAY! Quick, sound the alarms, alert […]

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