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Ryota Igarashi Clears Waivers

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments
Ryota Igarashi Clears Waivers

According ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam Rubin, Mets reliever Ryota Igarashi, has officially cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo.   Rubin also says that Igarashi will be in major league camp this spring, competing for a spot on the team.

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Francisco Rodriguez, The Mets, And Their 41-Man Roster

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments

It seems that the Mets are still in play for starting pitcher Chris Young and that he is very close to making a decision as posted yesterday by my colleague Brandon Butler. Chris Young would be a nice addition for the Mets and if we do get him he instantly becomes the biggest acquisition of the Mets offseason […]

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Kranepool Only Watches Mets When They Have A Good Product

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments
Kranepool Only Watches Mets When They Have A Good Product

Beloved Met (I actually call him Mr. Met), Ed Kranepool spoke about the Mets yesterday in an article I came across by Laurel Pfahler of TC Palm, she discusses expectations for the Mets with Ed Charles, Ed Kranepool and other former Mets who are at Mets Fantasy Camp down at Port St. Lucie. They talk […]

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There Is No Winning…

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments

As I have been reading through a lot of postings and responses to signings, lack of signings – it is the same general theme that is occurring. The Mets fanbase being up in a stir over the lack of big signings. When the Mets signed Jason Bay for 66 Million dollars, it didn’t seem to […]

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Kris Benson Retires; Says “Im Done”

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Kris Benson Retires; Says “Im Done”

According to Doug Miller of MLB.com, former Mets starter Kris Benson has apparently retired, saying “I’m done”. Benson pitched for the Mets in 2004 and 2005 after he was acquired with Jeff Keppinger in exchange for Ty Wigginton and Jose Bautista. (yes, that Jose Bautista!) Benson went 14-12 as a Met with a 4.23 ERA in 242 1/3 innings. […]

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Violence In America Touches A Baseball Family

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Violence In America Touches A Baseball Family

I’m writing off-topic again, but not far off. Our country has been shocked this week by violence at an outdoor meet and greet by a Congresswoman from Arizona. Eighteen injured, six killed, and the Congresswoman has a serious brain injury the outcome of which is still in doubt. And how did this happen? A lone […]

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Top Remaining Free Agents

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

There is still plenty of offseason left and yesterday in an interview with Adam Rubin, Sandy Alderson said he still intends to focus on acquiring another starter, a reliever, and a 4th or 5th outfielder. Although, most of these following names may be a little to rich for the Mets taste, here is a list of […]

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What If The Mets Can Compete In 2011? Part 2

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

Everyone knows I don’t have much confidence in the 2011 Mets and I’m already looking forward to the 2012 season.  I honestly believe this is just a lost season, where .500 would be acceptable, but “what if” the Mets can compete in 2011? Marvel Comics does a series of comics where they explore the road […]

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Dylan Owen Follows Up No-Hitter With Six Shutout Innings

An article by posted on January 10, 2011 0 Comments

Mets prospect RHP Dylan Owen is on a major roll as he continues to dominate in the Puerto Rican Winter League. After pitching seven hitless innings in a combined no-hitter in his last start for Criollos de Caguas, Owen came right back with another strong performance on Friday. Owen did not give up a hit in […]

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Perez Has Better Chance To Stick Than Castillo, More Mets Non-News

An article by posted on January 9, 2011 0 Comments

ESPN’s Buster Olney had some Mets information in his ESPN Insider column today, Heard this: Among the possible moves that the Mets have discussed internally is simply releasing Luis Castillo, the second baseman who they have tried and failed repeatedly to trade. Castillo is about to enter Year No. 4 of a four-year, $24 million […]

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