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Doug’s Dugout: Hot Flashes and Frozen Treats

An article by posted on January 31, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss, The Wilpons, Jose’ Reyes moving cross-town, and other frozen thoughts: The only truth gleaned from the news that the Wilpons are seeking a partner to buy 25% of the Mets is that they may have lied to Mets fans. Since the Bernie Madoff scandal broke, and their names attached, they […]

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Sherman’s Offseason Report Card

An article by posted on January 31, 2011 0 Comments

Joel Sherman if the NY Post ranked each MLB team based on who he thought had the most successful offseason. He listed the Blue Jays as his best team and rounds out his top five with the Red Sox, Phillies, A’s and Rays. In the bottom he ranked the Angels as the worst which was […]

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Potential Mets Buyers Staring To Emerge

An article by posted on January 30, 2011 0 Comments
Potential Mets Buyers Staring To Emerge

It looks like we’re in for another bizarre season where much of the Mets talk will be centered on off the field issues rather than how well or how poorly the team is doing on the field. The news that the Wilpon family now wants to sell a minority stake in the Mets will take […]

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The Whole Truth, Please

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

I think the Wilpons’ need to remember that old saying “Just tell the truth, they’ll find out anyway”. The more I read/hear about this whole mess is that the Wilpons are just a couple of steps behind the truth every time they make a statement. Of course it’s embarassing, but it’s too late for Fred […]

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Alderson Says Don’t Count Mets Out In 2011, Darling Disagrees

An article by posted on January 27, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Says Don’t Count Mets Out In 2011, Darling Disagrees

It looks like the Mets Hot Stove season has come to an official end. Yesterday during the press conference introducing Chin-Lung Hu to the media and fans, Sandy Alderson commented on the offseason moves and confirmed that the Mets were done making moves and they had accomplished all of their goals. “Actually, I feel pretty […]

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Santana Still Not Throwing, Setback?

An article by posted on January 26, 2011 0 Comments
Santana Still Not Throwing, Setback?

According to Andy McCullough of The Ledger via twitter, Joan Santana has yet to begin throwing. To Sandy Alderson’s knowledge, Johan Santana has not begun throwing in his rehab program. Only last month during an interview on WFAN and then again during a conference call with Mets bloggers, Alderson said he expected Johan Santana to […]

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Stoner and Pridie Clear Waivers And Will Report To Buffalo

An article by posted on January 25, 2011 0 Comments

Steve Popper of The Record, is reporting that Jason Pridie and Tobi Stoner both cleared waivers today and have been outrighted to Buffalo.  Pridie has decided to accept the assignment instead of electing free agency.  Stoner did not have a choice – he had to accept the assignment.  Both players will be invited to attend […]

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Strawberry Predicts Backman Will Be Next Mets Manager

An article by posted on January 25, 2011 0 Comments

Updated Post 7:45 PM How’s this for an update? According to a report by Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York, Darryl Strawberry has predicted that Wally Backman will be the next manager of the Mets. “Wally will be the next manager of the Mets, in my opinion,” Strawberry said. “I don’t have much say, but I thought […]

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Odds Are Albert Pujols And Cards Will Agree On Extension

An article by posted on January 25, 2011 0 Comments
Odds Are Albert Pujols And Cards Will Agree On Extension

Updated Post 1/25 2:00 PM Here is an update from Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLB Trade Rumors on the Albert Pujols situation. We last left off with Pujols essentially giving the Cardinals until the start of spring training to agree to an extension, otherwise he will end all negotiations and test free agency after the season. It […]

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Is It Too Early To Say The Worst Is Over?

An article by posted on January 24, 2011 0 Comments

Mets fans have had to endure a lot of heartache and grief in the last few seasons. As if one historic collapse in 2007 wasn’t bad enough, we followed it up with a less historic collapse in 2008, a season long episode of MASH in 2009, and all the drama, embarassment and comedy of a Paris Hilton movie […]

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