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Bienvenue, Montreal?

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

Meet the Debts. How close is this team to becoming another ‘Montreal’? For more than two years, the Mets have said that were it not for the Madoff lawsuit, everything would have been fine financially for the team. However this story in the New York Times disputes that after furthering their own investigation into this […]

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This Is Not Funny

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

The team’s standing has apparently fallen so far that it is now the butt of very public jokes. Manhattan Mini Storage is running an advertisement in the New York City subways that asks the question, “Why leave a city that has six professional sports teams, and the Mets?” Can it get any lower than this? […]

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I Guess I’ll Give It a Shot: Projecting the Mets Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

With Spring Training starting to get into full swing, we are learning more and more about the players each day. As I result, I believe it is time to give you my projections for the 2011 Mets. On Monday, Craig gave his predictions for the Mets Opening Day roster. You will see a lot of […]

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Alderson Wont Make Trade Or Promote Duda or F-Mart If Beltran’s Out

An article by posted on March 8, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Sandy Alderson does not believe that Carlos Beltran will open the season on the disabled list. Well that’s comforting to know, but this isnt: But the GM added that he’s not in the market for a right fielder at this point and would be more inclined to […]

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My Obligatory Opening Day Roster Projection

An article by posted on March 7, 2011 0 Comments
My Obligatory Opening Day Roster Projection

Seems like everyone from beat writers to bloggers are taking a stab at projecting the 2011 Opening Day roster, so here is my obligatory post. Only 24 days from Opening Day, but things are starting too look less murkier and some players are beginning to solidify their chances of sticking. The Starting Lineup 1B Ike […]

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Daniel Murphy – The Functional Second Baseman

An article by posted on March 7, 2011 0 Comments

The battle for second base rages on, but the real battle for the second base competition has been based in assumptions with unproven characters (Turner, Murphy, Emaus) and a character that every Mets fan wishes won’t prove himself (Luis Castillo). Though its only spring training, I am putting my backing into camp Murphy. Here are […]

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Hey Reyes, Show Me The OBP And Only Then Will We Show You The Money!

An article by posted on March 5, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes, considered by many to be one of the game’s best leadoff men when healthy, is by most accounts from Port St. Lucie, looking great and ready to go. But is he really a great leadoff hitter? Sorry to disappoint you, but a career .335 OBP is far from great and as far as leadoff […]

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Mario The Mediator

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

As reported earlier by Ken Nelson and Richard Sandomir, Mario Cuomo who is trying to broker a settlement between the owners of the Mets and the trustees representing the victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said Thursday that he was working with both sides on a daily basis. Cuomo spoke to reporters at the United […]

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Ollie Pitches Two Scoreless; Good News or Bad News?

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Update 3:40 PM This afternoon at Digital Domain Park, Oliver Perez got a surprise start for the Mets, and allowed two hits in two innings of work. He didn’t walk or strikeout a batter. He threw 15 strikes and 10 balls, hit 87 mph once, and was around 82-86 on the resy of his fastballs. […]

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Sandy Alderson: The Last Best Hope

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson:  The Last Best Hope

A year and a half ago, I posted an article on my at the time blog, DannyBaseball in which I extolled on the virtues of patience.  Unfortunately, it is a characteristic that so many Mets fans lack.  At that time back in November 2009, Omar Minaya was trying to retool the Mets roster in preparation […]

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