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Mike O’Connor, Pat Misch Elect Free Agency

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

According to MLB Trade Rumors, 22 Triple-A players have elected free agency including Mets pitchers Pat Misch and Mike O’Connor. Misch was 8-9 with a 4.00 ERA in 22 starts with Buffalo in 2011, and also made six appearances for the Mets allowing eight runs in seven innings. O’Connor was 5-5 with a 5.22 ERA […]

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If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

I came across a short, but interesting piece from Chris McShane of Amazin’ Avenue that talked about the future payroll of the Mets if Jose Reyes resigned with the team.   During Thursday’s media event at Citi Field, GM Sandy Alderson said that resigning Reyes “can happen” within the $100-110 million dollar projected payroll. However, signing […]

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Citi Field: The Apple Has Fallen Far From The Tree Known As Shea

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Citi Field: The Apple Has Fallen Far From The Tree Known As Shea

“I think there is some sense that the park is a little more overwhelming to a team that spends half its time there as opposed to a team that comes in for three games and doesn’t really have to alter an approach… We’re taking a very serious look at it, and done some analyses, and […]

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Thankfully The 2011 Mets Season Is Finally Over

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Thankfully The 2011 Mets Season Is Finally Over

Put It In The Books! The Mets 2011 season is finally over! What can I say about the Mets 2011 season except thankfully it has finally come to an end. Coming into this season I didn’t expect much and in turn we didn’t get much from this team Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins put out […]

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Red Sox and Terry Francona Are Parting Ways

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

Just one day after the Red Sox suffered a season ending collapse that saw them miss the post season by just one game, Jon Heyman reports that the Red Sox and manager Terry Francona will part ways. [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/119765962315661312"] According to MLBTR, Francona’s three-year, $12M deal included club options for 2012-13 worth $8.75M in total […]

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And So It Goes…

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

To paraphrase one of Howie Rose’s quotes, the 2011 baseball season is over, “put it in the books.” I guess on the positive side, things were not as bad as many baseball pundits predicted, but by no means were things great. GM Sandy Alderson is going to be in for a busy few months trying […]

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Tying Up The Loose Ends

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

I saw a picture yesterday of the Mets clubhouse room with all the empty cubby holes – this group knew ahead of time that they could go home and they did. They were all ready to leave and they went. Some to rest up and get healthy, some just to stay home and get to […]

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Jose Reyes Merchandise All Sold Out At Citi Field

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Merchandise All Sold Out At Citi Field

From the Daily News: Reyes merchandise was nowhere to be found at Citi Field’s fan store, and a saleswoman said she hoped to “have more next year. And hopefully we’ll have him back, too.” Just another reason to re-sign Reyes - Merchandising!

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Reyes Asked Out Of The Game

An article by posted on September 28, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Asked Out Of The Game

Updated 4:00 pm After today’s game, Jose Reyes told reporters that it was his decision to to leave the game after reaching base in the first inning on a bunt single. That pretty much take’s Terry Collins off the hook. Sorry, Terry! Reyes said: “I don’t care what people say. Last year I played seven innings, and […]

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Have The Phillies Become The Yankees Of The National League?

An article by posted on September 28, 2011 0 Comments
Have The Phillies Become The Yankees Of The National League?

As if I didn’t dislike the Yankees enough, now it appears that there are two of them. I know the Phillies are not quite the Yankees, but at this time they are the closest thing the National League has to offer. In recent years the Phillies have opened a new Ballpark, won a world series, […]

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