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Is 200 Innings The Be-All-End-All For Starting Pitchers?

An article by posted on January 9, 2012 0 Comments
Is 200 Innings The Be-All-End-All For Starting Pitchers?

How valuable is Mike Pelfrey to the Mets rotation? I’ve often had this debate with a couple of guys I work with who are addicted to the Mets like I am. Depending on who you ask, you’ll come across many who will say we need Pelfrey because he gives us innings? And while that’s true, somewhat, what’s the big […]

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Will Justin Turner Get Caught In A Numbers Game

An article by posted on January 7, 2012 0 Comments
Will Justin Turner Get Caught In A Numbers Game

As was reported on MMO yesterday, the New York Mets have signed defensive-minded shortstop Ronny Cedeno to a one-year, $1.1 million dollar contract. Cedeno, 28, was the Pirates starting shortstop since they acquired him in 2009. In 313 games for the Bucs, Cedeno batted a meager .254/.297/.367/.664 in 1,126 plate appearances. Obviously he’s here for one purpose […]

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2012 Mets Top Prospects: # 31 – # 40

An article by posted on January 7, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Mets Top Prospects: # 31 – # 40

As we continue our analysis of the Mets minor league system through player rankings, I offer you the NY Mets Top Prospects, numbers 31 to 40. Although a few players here have slipped as far as their perceived rankings of the last few years, most listed here are new to Mets prospect rankings. Let’s take […]

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The New Market Inefficiency

An article by posted on January 6, 2012 0 Comments
The New Market Inefficiency

Friends, Mets Fans and Metsmerizers, lend me your ears. I hope all of you enjoyed your holidays and let me wish you all a belated Happy New Year. I want to share an article I read with all of you on the perceived virtues of small market strategies, but first I must chime in on the […]

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Which Of Our Top Pitching Prospects Are You Most Excited About?

An article by posted on January 6, 2012 0 Comments
Which Of Our Top Pitching Prospects Are You Most Excited About?

The big three pitching prospects that we have looming down in the minors gives me an eerily familiar feeling. Haven’t we heard this before?  Does “Generation K” and the names of Jason Isringhausen, Bill Pulsipher and Paul Wilson ring a bell?  This was supposed to be our home grown trio of Superstars in the 90′s. These were the guys who were […]

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Sandy Alderson: No Big Trades, No Big Spending, Johan Okay, Needs To Fill Two Bench Spots

An article by posted on January 5, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson: No Big Trades, No Big Spending, Johan Okay, Needs To Fill Two Bench Spots

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters this afternoon and Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was kind enough to transcribe most of the details. Sandy Alderson said it’s “fair” to say Mets won’t sign anyone who commands more than $1.5 million. Still, Alderson said free agent market should still be “robust” since players who made more than $1.5 million […]

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Mets Sign RHP Jeff Stevens, 2B Corey Wimberley to Minor League Deals

An article by posted on January 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Jeff Stevens, 2B Corey Wimberley to Minor League Deals

According to Adam Rubin, Baseball America is reporting the following: Stevens, 28, has appeared in 33 games with the Cubs since 2009 and has a 6.27 ERA in 37.1 innings pitched. Wimberly, 28, played second base and left field for Pirates’ Triple-A team last season batting .238 in 173 at-bats. Before that he spent three […]

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MMO Hot Stove Report – Jan. 3

An article by posted on January 3, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Hot Stove Report – Jan. 3

Despite the Mets not doing anything in the past few weeks despite large pushes from almost every division rival, there is still hope – as the rays of sunshine and blue skies of Spring Training are right around the corner! Here is everything you need to know in the baseball world: RUMORS: The Orioles are […]

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2012 HOF Preview: Larkin Looks Like A Lock, Bagwell Getting Little Support

An article by posted on January 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 HOF Preview: Larkin Looks Like A Lock, Bagwell Getting Little Support

Baseball Think Factory is keeping track of the Hall of Fame voting by tallying results from writers who have made their ballots public. So far, after 81 known BBWAA ballots only one player has been named on 75 percent of the ballots; Barry Larkin. What’s even more interesting is to see how far Mark McGwire […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Ty Cobb’s Consecutive .300 Seasons.

An article by posted on January 2, 2012 0 Comments
A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Ty Cobb’s Consecutive .300 Seasons.

It’s pretty safe to assume that Ty Cobb was one of the best hitters to ever play Major League Baseball. If you’re not convinced, you can take a look at the statistics that he put up during his 24-season professional career: .367 average (1st all time), 2246 runs scored (2nd all time), 4191 hits (2nd […]

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