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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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Mets On Verge Of Trading Dickey, Blue Jays Travis D’Arnaud A “Must Have”

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets On Verge Of Trading Dickey, Blue Jays Travis D’Arnaud A “Must Have”

Update 9:00 PM Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is now saying that Blue Jays top Prospect Travis D’Arnaud, who is also ranked #11 overall by MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo, is being heavily rumored to be in the deal for Dickey. Update 7:15pm:   Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that Travis D’Arnaud was a “must have” at […]

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Angels Likely To Trade An Outfielder, Mets May Be A Fit

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Angels Likely To Trade An Outfielder, Mets May Be A Fit

Danny Knobbler of CBSSports.com is reporting via Twitter that the Angels are “very likely” to trade one of their outfielders now that Hamilton is in the fold. Here is Knobbler’s Tweet below. The Angels signing of Hamilton leaves them with a surplus of outfielders in Trout, Bourjos, Morales and Trumbo. That is five potential starters for just […]

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