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David Wright Bittersweet As He Closes In On Mets All Time Hits Record

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments

Third baseman David Wright blasted a two-run homer in Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins and now stands just four hits away from breaking Ed Kranepool’s franchise record of 1,418 hits. However in light of the team’s poor second half, he’s finding it difficult to find any enjoyment from his personal achievements. “I think R.A. would […]

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Contract Predictions For Top 10 Free Agents This Winter

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
Contract Predictions For Top 10 Free Agents This Winter

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, spoke with an American League executive who gave him his predictions on what the top ten free agents could get this winter. 1. Josh Hamilton, Rangers OF (Prediction: $150 million, five years) That $30-million-a-year guarantee would represent a record, eclipsing Alex Rodriguez‘s $275 million, 10-year contract (though A-Rod also has $30 million in historic […]

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Looking Ahead, Offense Should Be Mets Top Priority This Offseason

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Looking Ahead, Offense Should Be Mets Top Priority This Offseason

I know what you thinking.. How on earth could we spend the entire season talking about the bullpen…that woeful bullpen…and suddenly decide that the team’s offense should be the top priority this offseason?  Heres why: Mets rank 8th in MLB with 1,169 strike outs. Mets rank 22nd in MLB on the year, hitting just .242 […]

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Dominant Dickey Picks Up Win Number 19 In 4-3 Victory Over Marlins

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Dominant Dickey Picks Up Win Number 19 In 4-3 Victory Over Marlins

The Mets (68-83) defeated the Marlins (66-86) by the score of 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. It would not be the Mets if they did not make everything dramatic, right? Dickey was able to pitch masterfully through most of the game and nearly pitched a shutout. Dickey was excellent through eight innings, not allowing […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Trading Spaces, Duda for Joyce?

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Trading Spaces, Duda for Joyce?

Last night, I was pondering more possible deals the Mets could explore this offseason. One that I considered a strong match was Lucas Duda for Matt Joyce. I’ve been a big admirer of Joyce for a while now. I feel that his left-handed power potential is something the Mets could sorely use. He also plays […]

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Mets Draft Tracker: Mets Currently Have No. 7 Pick, Top Available Players

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Draft Tracker: Mets Currently Have No. 7 Pick, Top Available Players

I wanted to update this as the 2012 season winds down. I’ll post a final version at season’s end, but for now, if the season ended today, this is what the first round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft would look like. Houston Astros Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies Cleveland Indians Minnesota Twins Miami Marlins […]

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MMO Exclusive: R.A. Dickey at the MLB Fan Cave to promote “KnuckleBall!”

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: R.A. Dickey at the MLB Fan Cave to promote “KnuckleBall!”

Yesterday, a trio of famous knuckleballers made their way to MLB’s FanCave to promote the movie “Knuckleball!” directed by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg. Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, former Red Sox Tim Wakefield, and the Mets’ R.A. Dickey all fielded questions about the movie as well as being a knuckleball pitcher in the major […]

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Remember When We Wanted To Sign Derek Lowe?

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Remember When We Wanted To Sign Derek Lowe?

Today we chastise Omar Minaya for the contract that he handed out to Oliver Perez. It hamstrung us for a couple of seasons, and he gave us virtually nothing in return for our investment. But there were some other contracts handed out that off-season that were not so great either. Every year we go into the […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Who’s Choo?

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Who’s Choo?

Continuing the series of Mets hypothetical trades, the Mets largest need is in regards to the outfield, both defensively and offensively. The Mets could look for a team that may be struggling, and looking to rebuild. Oh, hello Cleveland Indians I didn’t see you there. The Indians are a team struggling, with a few rising everyday […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: A 3-Team Trade Between Mets/Rangers/D-Backs

An article by posted on September 19, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: A 3-Team Trade Between Mets/Rangers/D-Backs

Earlier today I was reading a post on MetsBlog about possible trade rumors that we could hear this offseason. In the comments section I noticed a trade idea that Dan Wexler proposed. The trade involved the Texas Rangers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. The deal would send Justin Upton to Texas and Elvis Andrus to Arizona. […]

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