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ESPN: Mets Slated For Most Losses In Majors For 2013

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
ESPN: Mets Slated For Most Losses In Majors For 2013

Jayson Stark of ESPN, spoke with one of his colleagues Dan Szymborski, and polled some MLB executives and Vegas odds makers, to determine which five teams have most improved the most this offseason as well which five teams have least improved. The consensus is that the Mets could tie with the Marlins for the most […]

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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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Sandy Alderson Gets His Man… And Then Some

An article by posted on December 18, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Gets His Man… And Then Some

Patience is a virtue.  That certainly applies to the patience of Mets GM, Sandy Alderson, who once again proved his critics wrong this weekend when he secured a windfall of popular prospects from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for reigning Cy Young Award winner, RA Dickey, and his personal catchers, Josh Thole and Mike […]

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Dickey Bids Fans Farewell: “Thanks For Making Me Feel Wanted”

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Bids Fans Farewell: “Thanks For Making Me Feel Wanted”

Updated by Joe D. at 6:05 PM R.A. Dickey tweeted a fond farewell to Mets fans this afternoon, writing: “Now that it’s official, I want to say that I don’t have the words to express how grateful I am to you for the steadfast support and encouragement I received from all of you. I’ve always […]

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The Skinny: Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
The Skinny: Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard

With the last hurdle of the R.A. Dickey to Toronto deal approaching, the trade is as good as done. In this deal, the Mets will be giving up Dickey, Josh Thole and an unannounced prospect who isn’t believed to be a top-ranked player. The Mets will be receiving MLB catcher John Buck, catching prospect Travis […]

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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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Sickels: Mets Top 20 Prospects, D’Arnaud Goes To The Head Of The Class

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Sickels: Mets Top 20 Prospects, D’Arnaud Goes To The Head Of The Class

John Sickels of Minor League Ball, has updated his Mets Top 20 Prospects for 2013, and assuming the trade goes through, look who jumps to the head of the class. Travis D’Arnaud, C, Grade A-:  Should be acquired from Jays in the R.A. Dickey trade. He’s not perfect, but D’Arnaud is either the best catching prospect […]

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Baseball Nation: The Many Crimes Of R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
Baseball Nation: The Many Crimes Of R.A. Dickey

Michael Bates of Baseball Nation with the ultimate R.A. Dickey post of the week. Bates compiles a partial list of the many crimes R.A. Dickey committed against the Mets. It’s a great reaction piece against some of the poppycock that has been coming from mainstream writers like Mike Puma and Ken Davidoff who both tried to give […]

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Seven Player Deal Between Mets and Jays Getting Ever So Close

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
Seven Player Deal Between Mets and Jays Getting Ever So Close

Updated by HoJo’s Mojo at 5:30 PM The Mets and Blue Jays are getting ever so closer to finalizing a seven-player deal that will send R.A. Dickey to Toronto for what could be a bounty of top prospects. The latest unconfirmed reports have the Mets acquiring the Blue Jays’ top prospect C Travis d’Arnaud and one of  pitching […]

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The Gradual Improvement Of A Farm System

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
The Gradual Improvement Of A Farm System

Years ago, the best options internally the Mets has to fill any vacancies in either the pitching or offensive side of the ball delivered a large handful of quad-A guys and retreads. The system had very few pieces to ever even dream about trading, and the prospects with enough value to be traded were labeled […]

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