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Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

An article by posted on January 3, 2011 0 Comments
Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

Remember our first teenage hitting machine? No, not F-Mart, the one before him, Lastings Milledge. According to MLB Trade Rumors, Milledge is currently  the youngest free agent on the market. Of course that alone would not be a good enough reason for putting Milledge back in a Mets uniform, but there are some compelling reasons to […]

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Another Thing To Look Forward To This Spring

An article by posted on January 2, 2011 0 Comments

Here is a video that should warm you up and get you thinking about baseball again. It’s a promo video from Sony Productions for the upcoming release of “MLB 11: The Show” which is due on store shelves on March 8th. Those are some of the most amazing baseball game graphics I’ve ever seen, I […]

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The Mets And Bargain Hunting

An article by posted on January 2, 2011 0 Comments

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes that with the holiday break now over, the “second season’’ of the Hot Stove is about to begin. He lists the Mets among some teams who might benefit from bargain basement players or January trades. Since they couldn’t enter into the primary market because of budget constraints , the Mets […]

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In Remembrance Of Those We Lost In 2010

An article by posted on December 30, 2010 0 Comments
In Remembrance Of Those We Lost In 2010

I wanted to make a special post in remembrance of those we lost this past year. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, however these are immeasurable as I’m sure you will all agree. Sparky Anderson 1934 – 2010 Jim Bibby 1944 – 2010 Phil Cavarretta 1916 – 2010 Mike Cuellar 1937 – […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Lets Get Back In The Game

An article by posted on December 30, 2010 0 Comments

New Years’ Resolutions —   Isn’t that a scary phrase?    Do you ever make them?    Or, I should say, if you do, do you keep them?     I wonder if the Mets do….   I wonder which players spend their winter making plans for the summer….   I’d like to think that Sandy […]

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Will Standing Still Hurt The Mets In The Trade Market?

An article by posted on December 28, 2010 0 Comments

As Sandy Alderson and the Mets continue to wait and see how cheaply they can sign free agents, other teams are signing players at a brisk pace. I understand they couldn’t realistically be buyers for Cliff Lee or Carl Crawford, and without a doubt the Mets were right not to even come close to offering Jason […]

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Are Hernandez and Olerud Hall Worthy?

An article by posted on December 27, 2010 0 Comments

Mark Simon of ESPN New York argues the case for voting former Mets Keith Hernandez and John Olerud into the Hall of Fame. My vote is based partly on the eye test (which also allows me to vote for Jack Morris and Dale Murphy) and partly on the stat test (why I’ve also checked off Bert […]

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Jenrry Mejia Tops BP’s Top 11 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on December 23, 2010 0 Comments

Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus selected his Mets Top 11 Prospects and leading the pack is Jenrry Mejia. Here is what he had to say about his top three selections. 1. Jenrry Mejia, RHP Year in Review: A power right-hander, Mejia surprised many by making the big-league bullpen out of spring training, but returned to […]

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The Offseason The Earth Stood Still

An article by posted on December 22, 2010 0 Comments
The Offseason The Earth Stood Still

Yes, it certainly feels that way for Mets fans especially for those among us who don’t have the stomach for patience. We’ve managed to add a capable backup catcher in Ronny Paulino and a reliable bullpen arm in Carrasco, but those names are hardly crowd pleasers for many Mets fans anxious to rid themselves of the bitter taste […]

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Off The Reservation For Today

An article by posted on December 21, 2010 0 Comments

I hope that Joe D. will forgive me this post, but I’d like to put in a few words about some local athletes who are tearing up the record books by playing their game very well. I’m speaking as someone who spent her freshman year at UCONN idolizing the men’s basketball team and interning on […]

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