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Doug’s Dugout: I Want My Maypo

An article by posted on December 2, 2011 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout: I Want My Maypo

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: being a Mets fan, trades, and other thoughts rattling around in an empty head: My friends it’s confusing being a Mets fan theses days. On one hand I can understand that GM Sandy Alderson is trying to rebuild the farm system while simultaneously stock a competitive team that the […]

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What If Jose Reyes Had Switched Agents?

An article by posted on December 2, 2011 0 Comments
What If Jose Reyes Had Switched Agents?

Before you read this, understand that I want nothing more than to see the Mets re-sign Jose Reyes (within reason).  That said, I want to shed some light on all the latest Jose Reyes news of the last 2-3 days with the caveat that I do so not as a biased Mets fan, but as […]

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Marlins Reel In All Star Closer Heath Bell

An article by posted on December 2, 2011 0 Comments
Marlins Reel In All Star Closer Heath Bell

The Miami Marlins and free-agent closer Heath Bell have agreed on a three-year, $27 million dollar contract, pending a physical according to ESPN.com. A league source said the three-year deal will guarantee Bell $9 million annually and includes a vesting option for a fourth year. Bell is one of the top closers available this offseason and the 34-year-old right-hander is coming […]

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Alderson: We Want To Have Franchise Players

An article by posted on December 1, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson: We Want To Have Franchise Players

Sandy Alderson, J.P. Ricciardi, John Ricco and Paul DePodesta were all on hand to host a Hot Stove Talk with Season Ticket holders on Wednesday at Citi Field. The Mets tweeted many of the responses which I thought was very cool of them and a few of them shed some light on a lot of […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #7 Juan Lagares, OF

An article by posted on December 1, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #7 Juan Lagares, OF

The Mets first signed Juan Lagares out of the Dominican Republic as an IFA in 2006, just two months after his 17th birthday. At the time Lagares was a highly regarded hitter who also happened to be a shortstop. He spent that first professional summer learning the basics in the Dominican Summer League. The smart […]

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Have Your Feelings Toward Bobby V Changed Now That He’s With Red Sox?

An article by posted on November 30, 2011 0 Comments
Have Your Feelings Toward Bobby V Changed Now That He’s With Red Sox?

A couple days ago, I brought a question up to MMO Facebook fans regarding Bobby Valentine.  I asked the following question. If Bobby Valentine becomes the Red Sox new manager, will you still like Bobby V, or will this move make you want to hate him? After I posted this question, Mets fans responded with […]

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Francisco Cordero Makes the Most Sense for The Mets

An article by posted on November 30, 2011 0 Comments
Francisco Cordero Makes the Most Sense for The Mets

So far this offseason, the Mets have been linked to several free-agent closers including Joe Nathan, Matt Capps, Frank Francisco, and Jonathan Broxton. The team has also been linked to one player who, in my opinion, probably makes the most sense for the Mets. Francisco Cordero. Cordero, who was with the Reds in 2011, saved […]

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Pirates Sign Nick Evans

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Nick Evans has signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Evans had a decent season in 2011 batting .256/.314/.403 with four home runs and 25 RBI over 192 PA in 59 games for the Mets. In 2010, he had a solid showing and posted a .300/.371/.536 slash […]

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11/29 MMO Hot Stove Report: Broxton and Wilson and Capps, Oh My…

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments
11/29 MMO Hot Stove Report: Broxton and Wilson and Capps, Oh My…

“Hot Stove?” More like “not stove” this week, as General Managers and teams are currently in a holding pattern before the Winter Meetings begin on Dec. 5. For now, it seems as if teams biding their time in an effort to make big splashes next week. In any event, here is everything you need to […]

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Hot Stove Notes

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments
Hot Stove Notes

Over the past week and a half, the Hot Stove has been slowly heating up; with a top heavy free agent class, it will take a while for the market to form for players like Pujols, Fielder, Reyes, and Wilson. As we move closer to the Winter Meetings, the market for these top tier free […]

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