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Mets Were Wrong To Settle With K-Rod

An article by posted on October 20, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday the inevitable news broke that the Mets and Francisco Rodriguez (K-Rod) came to a settlement after K-Rod attacked his girlfriend’s father.  The results of the settlement means that K-Rod is now off the disqualified list and his contract is still guaranteed.  In turn the Mets will not pay K-Rod his 2010 salary of 3.1 […]

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Morning Grind: Hiring Practices, Daniels, Frenchy, 3 Amigos

An article by posted on October 20, 2010 0 Comments

Met Nation, We are a bit closer to locking down our GM, the first chip in the succession of moves that are supposed to take the Mets back to the promise land. A bit much? Well, that’s the way we should view these moves. Really. Nothing less than this should be expected by any of […]

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Mets Need To Make More Changes

An article by posted on October 19, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets make 2 important changes by firing Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel.  Not much has happened since.  As the Mets take their sweet time looking for a general manager there are still a lot more changes that need to be made. 1) The Ballpark: Citi Field is just too big! I know we’ve been […]

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K-Rod…Welcome…Back?

An article by posted on October 18, 2010 0 Comments

Years ago, Julio Lugo hit his wife in his own home, and was promptly released by the Houston Astros. At the time, he was a major prospect with MLB playing time and a promising future. Fast forward to the 2010 Mets and you have an established closer publicly (essentially) assaulting a man nearly twice his […]

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Morning Grind: GM Quota, K-Rod, Greinke, Berkman

An article by posted on October 18, 2010 0 Comments

Good Morning, Met Nation. Get your grind on. GM Search-A-Thon It’s hard to believe that the GM search is going into late October. I thought that Alderson was and is the best fit.  Some people would call this “due diligence” but there are some negatives. We’ll touch more on this in Wednesday’s Grind. In this case […]

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Dedicated And Determined Met Fans Step Up

An article by posted on October 15, 2010 0 Comments

If this isn’t dedication for your favorite sports team, I don’t know what is. I would love to hear how Mets management would respond to this: Direct from Larry Brown Sports, I thought you guys and gals would get a kick out of this. This is without a doubt one of the most unique and hilarious […]

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Sandy Alderson Could Be the Right Man For the Job

An article by posted on October 14, 2010 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Could Be the Right Man For the Job

Updated 10/13 11:00 AM by Joe D. I just wanted to add some interesting info to Tom’s fine post. Alderson received a glowing endorsement from his protégé, Oakland GM Billy Beane, who worked for Alderson for more than half of Alderson’s tenure as GM of the Athletics. Beane spoke to the NY Post via telephone on […]

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Mets Need A New ACE And Not Cliff Lee

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

Before I begin this week’s post I apologize for my post last week on Omar Minaya and Roy Halladay.  When writing my post last week I had no intention to hurt anyone or insult anyone’s nationality. I promise in the future to be more careful with my posts. This is not a post bashing Johan Santana. […]

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Morning Grind: GM Search Over, Selig, Arms Race, (Free) Agents

An article by posted on October 11, 2010 0 Comments

It’s not just in Flushing. Everywhere in the league where there is no playoff teams in the hunt, these teams are starting to get into position for major moves, trades, and acquisitions. Here comes the money! GM Search A Formality? Joel Sherman thinks that Alderson is the best qualified to fix the “mess” that is […]

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Morning Grind: Boras, What A Mets, GM Scavenger Hunt

An article by posted on October 8, 2010 0 Comments

Met Nation, We have come to a place I never thought would ever be. Scott Boras, the Super Agent himself, and I might actually agree on something. He believes that the Mets can make a quick turnaround, provided they use their considerable funds. There are a few teams around the league that do this. Should […]

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