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The Less Than Magnificent Seven

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments
The Less Than Magnificent Seven

Only 48 hours until pitchers and catchers report and a new season of Mets baseball gets underway. Last week, former Governor Patterson was a guest of Steve Somers on WFAN. At one point during the show, Somers said “Hard to believe that we are only one week away before Mets pitchers and catchers report”. Governor […]

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Key Players To Watch in Spring Training

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments

I cannot believe its finally here!  I have been sitting at home bored out of my mind all winter long without any baseball going on.  But, we are finally going to be getting some added excitement in the days ahead, as spring training has finally arrived.  In 3 days, pitchers and catchers are to report to […]

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Splitsville: Brad Emaus Inside The Numbers

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
Splitsville: Brad Emaus Inside The Numbers

You can call this a companion post to Jim Mancari’s earlier post on Brad Emaus. I want to touch on another few concerns I have with Brad Emaus and this fan-wide enthusiasm that he was the steal of the Rule 5 Draft and that he’ll win the second base job this spring. Not so fast. […]

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Bobby Parnell Finally Gets It

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments

Dan Martin of the NY Post, had a quote from reliever Bobby Parnell who talked about why he didn’t make the team out of Spring Training last season and ended up starting the season with Triple-A Buffalo. “I got caught up into working on my off-speed pitches too much instead of pitching and I had […]

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Where Are Jason Bay and Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments

In a post to MetsBlog, Matt Cerrone shared a concern from one of his Twitter followers that lead to a post entitled: Where are Ollie and Castillo? He replied on his blog, I’ve been thinking the same thing. I mean, I hate to judge, because who knows, maybe they have something important going on in their […]

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Swapping Jason Bay For Michael Young

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Swapping Jason Bay For Michael Young

Joel Sherman of the NY Post had something interesting to think about this morning. I guess even journalists and reporters love to speculate as much as we fans and bloggers do, but his reasoning for a swap of Jason Bay for Michael Young had some real bite to it. Sherman says that if he were […]

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Five Worst Mets Free Agents Contracts

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Darren Pare of Yahoo Sports posted his choices for the five worst Mets free agent signings of all time. Here they are: 5. Kaz Matsui: A star shortstop in the Japan, Kaz Matsui signed with the Mets for 3 years at $20 million in 2003. In his last season in Japan, Matsui had 33 home […]

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Spring Training For The Mets And The Yankees

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Training For The Mets And The Yankees

Both the Mets and the Yankees have had an uncharacteristic and in some ways, an unproductive off-season. The Mets were not able to make many quality additions due to the lack of available funds. The Yankees have just found out that Andy Pettitte will not return and are learning that good pitchers are hard to […]

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Mets Sign RHP Dale Thayer

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting via Twitter, that the New York Mets have signed RHP Dale Thayer to a minor league contract. Thayer, 30, has parts of two major league seasons under his belt, both with the Tampa Bay Rays. He has appeared in just 12 games totaling 15.2 innings pitched in which he allowed […]

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Who Do We Want To Own The Mets?

An article by posted on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Who Do We Want To Own The Mets?

A little more than two weeks ago it was announced by Fred and Jeff Wilpon that they were exploring the option of adding a partner(s) to own the New York Mets. Naturally the news hit the blogs and Twitter in no time and there was talk among Mets fans on who they would want to own […]

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