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MLB Players and Owners Reach New Collective Bargaining Agreement

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
MLB Players and Owners Reach New Collective Bargaining Agreement

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the players and owners have come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement. The new deal is expected to be announced on Monday. Original Post 1:00 PM Over the past couple of weeks, I have heard some of the news that has surfaced from the MLB labor negotiations, […]

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If The Team Values Innings Pitched, Why Do They Let Pelfrey Pitch So Many Of Them?

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
If The Team Values Innings Pitched, Why Do They Let Pelfrey Pitch So Many Of Them?

While reading about a rumor that the Mets and Rockies discussed a potential Mike Pelfrey for Huston Street swap on MetsBlog, I came across this comment by Matt Cerrone regarding Pelfrey. It’s something he never fails to say whenever he mentions Mike Pelfrey: “The team values innings pitched and, at the very least, he delivers […]

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Mets Sign Vinny Rottino and Valentino Pascucci

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Vinny Rottino and Valentino Pascucci

Mets just made it official: The New York Mets today announced they have signed first baseman Val Pascucci and catcher/outfielder Vinny Rottino to minor league contracts and invited both to major league Spring Training. Pascucci, who turns 33 today, split last season between Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and the Mets.  He hit the […]

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Q&A With Mack Ade from Mack’s Mets

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Q&A With Mack Ade from Mack’s Mets

I caught up with Mack Ade of Mack’s Mets for a Q&A about the Savannah Sand Gnats the other day. Mack was nice enough to answer a whole lot of questions about the Mets farmhands that passed through Savannah this past season. Which players are going to advance to St. Lucie next year? Which players […]

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Rubin: Jefry Marte Breaks Wrist In Arizona Fall League

An article by posted on November 16, 2011 0 Comments
Rubin: Jefry Marte Breaks Wrist In Arizona Fall League

Third base prospect Jefry Marte suffered a broken left wrist in the Arizona Fall League and will require surgery. Farm director Adam Wogan tells Savannah broadcaster/PR man Toby Hyde that Marte should be fine for spring training. Marte hit .333 with four homers and 18 RBIs in 78 AFL at-bats. Petey Pete recently ranked Marte No. 15 in the MMO Top […]

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Alderson: “I Don’t Think Jose Ending Up Anywhere Outside Of Queens Is Ideal”

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson: “I Don’t Think Jose Ending Up Anywhere Outside Of Queens Is Ideal”

Here is some real news on Jose Reyes. I say real because unlike the last few days of jet-fueled speculation, the following quotes are straight from Sandy Alderson himself. The following quotes are not from Mets people, people with knowledge of the situation, team insiders, a rival GM, or any other sources cited on MetsBlog or […]

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MMO Hot Stove Report – Nov. 14

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Hot Stove Report – Nov. 14

The Hot Stove is heating up and after a whirlwind week of signings and rumors in the last week, and the heat will only continue to rise when General Managers meet this week for the annual GM Meetings tomorrow. The World Series only ended a few weeks ago, but already an all-star closer has signed […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Rickey Henderson’s 1,406 Career Stolen Bases.

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Rickey Henderson’s 1,406 Career Stolen Bases.

Rickey Henderson said it the only way Rickey would on the day he stole his 939th base, passing Lou Brock for first on the All-time list: “Today, I’m the greatest of all time.” Mind you, Lou Brock was standing right next to Henderson when he proclaimed that over the PA system, but that’s besides the […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #12 Jordany Valdespin, INF

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #12 Jordany Valdespin, INF

Welcome back for the 9th installment of the MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring the #12 Mets prospect, Buffalo Bisons infielder Jordany Valdespin. Valdespin wouldn’t have made this list if not for the impressive showing he made in 2011. Although he is a gifted and “toolsy” athlete, he is still very raw, with a […]

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Would You Trade Wright If Reyes Goes?

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
Would You Trade Wright If Reyes Goes?

With the news that Jose Reyes and the Marlins are getting closer and closer to reaching a deal, it may become time to seriously consider what life for the New York Mets will be like without Jose Reyes. It is highly unlikely that Reyes or any other big name free agent will sign until the […]

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