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Mets Opening Day Rotations: 2013-2016

An article by posted on 04/11/2012 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Rotations: 2013-2016

I thought I’d take some time to examine what our opening day rotations would look like in the years to come. It’s basically an introspective on how far the Mets minor league system has come over the last two years, particularly among right-handed starting pitching which has become a strength for the Mets and the envy of many other […]

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Mets Can Still Get Back On Track This Winter

An article by posted on 03/11/2012 0 Comments
Mets Can Still Get Back On Track This Winter

On the heels of their sixth consecutive disappointing season, the Mets entered this offseason with another set of tempered expectations.  Having force fed fans a vision of contention for the 2014 season with the arrival of key pitching prospects, the Mets enter this winter with more questions than answers yet again.  Devoid of a quality […]

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Mike Nickeas Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Vegas

An article by posted on 02/11/2012 0 Comments
Mike Nickeas Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Vegas

Mets catcher Mike Nickeas has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced today. He is no longer on the 40-man roster. Nickeas, 29, batted .174 with one home run and 13 RBI and had a .471 OPS in 122 plate appearances in 2012. Pretty scary, huh? The Mets have said that […]

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Should The Mets Trade Wright To The Dodgers For Ethier?

An article by posted on 02/11/2012 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade Wright To The Dodgers For Ethier?

Over the past week some rumors from ESPN’s Buster Olney have surfaced that Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier might be available on the trading block. With the news today that the Mets and David Wright may have hit a snag in their negotiations, my mind began to churn up possible trade scenarios. David Wright for Andre Ethier swap might benefit […]

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How Long Can The Average Mets Fan Hold On?

An article by posted on 02/11/2012 0 Comments
How Long Can The Average Mets Fan Hold On?

Six years and counting…That’s how long it’s been since the Mets reached the postseason.  While not the worse drought in franchise history, this particular layoff comes on the heals of what was a brief era of promise as a result of big spending.  That spending is at least partially at fault for the teams current […]

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If I Were David Wright, I’d Wait To Sign Extension

An article by posted on 02/11/2012 0 Comments
If I Were David Wright, I’d Wait To Sign Extension

Obviously I am not David Wright, but if I were I would wait until I saw some improvements to the current ballclub before signing any extension  Lately we have been hearing about the Mets quest to make David a “Met for life”. David may have grown up a Mets fan, but that does not mean he still doesn’t […]

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Not So Fast Says B-Mets Owner (again)

An article by posted on 02/11/2012 0 Comments
Not So Fast Says B-Mets Owner (again)

The owner of the Binghamton Mets came out once again to defend his team, refuting reports from earlier in the day made by ballparkdigest.com that the team was close to moving to Ottawa, Ontario for the 2014 season. After interviewing Binghamton Mets owner Michael Urda, Press & Sun-Bulletin B-Mets reporter Lynn Worthy had this to […]

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Binghamton Mets Close To Being Sold/Moved

An article by posted on 01/11/2012 0 Comments
Binghamton Mets Close To Being Sold/Moved

The website ‘ballparkdigest.com’ is reporting today that the Binghamton Mets are close to being sold to Ryan-Sanders Baseball with the team subsequently being moved to Ottawa, Ontario. The Ottawa Citizen reports it as a possibility, but we can report it as a certainty that Ryan-Sanders Baseball is negotiating to buy the Binghamton Mets (Class AA; Eastern […]

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MMO Mailbag: Does Dickey’s Return Ensure That Thole Will Be Back?

An article by posted on 01/11/2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Does Dickey’s Return Ensure That Thole Will Be Back?

Anonymous asks… I think that if the Mets sign R.A. Dickey to that extension, they are almost certain to bring back Josh Thole as his personal catcher. True or false? Sean replies… As good of a rapport as Dickey and Thole have developed, their fates are not as linked as one would imagine. Thole is […]

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Should Mets Consider Bringing Back Pedro Feliciano?

An article by posted on 31/10/2012 0 Comments
Should Mets Consider Bringing Back Pedro Feliciano?

Pedro Feliciano spent his entire career in a Mets uniform until the day he left via Free Agency following the 2010 season. At the time our well documented financial situation got in the way, and the Yankees came in and offered the lefty specialist a nice contract to join our crosstown rivals. Well, two years […]

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