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The New Market Inefficiency

An article by posted on January 6, 2012 0 Comments
The New Market Inefficiency

Friends, Mets Fans and Metsmerizers, lend me your ears. I hope all of you enjoyed your holidays and let me wish you all a belated Happy New Year. I want to share an article I read with all of you on the perceived virtues of small market strategies, but first I must chime in on the […]

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Which Of Our Top Pitching Prospects Are You Most Excited About?

An article by posted on January 6, 2012 0 Comments
Which Of Our Top Pitching Prospects Are You Most Excited About?

The big three pitching prospects that we have looming down in the minors gives me an eerily familiar feeling. Haven’t we heard this before?  Does “Generation K” and the names of Jason Isringhausen, Bill Pulsipher and Paul Wilson ring a bell?  This was supposed to be our home grown trio of Superstars in the 90′s. These were the guys who were […]

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Sandy Alderson: No Big Trades, No Big Spending, Johan Okay, Needs To Fill Two Bench Spots

An article by posted on January 5, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson: No Big Trades, No Big Spending, Johan Okay, Needs To Fill Two Bench Spots

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters this afternoon and Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was kind enough to transcribe most of the details. Sandy Alderson said it’s “fair” to say Mets won’t sign anyone who commands more than $1.5 million. Still, Alderson said free agent market should still be “robust” since players who made more than $1.5 million […]

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Mets Sign RHP Jeff Stevens, 2B Corey Wimberley to Minor League Deals

An article by posted on January 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Jeff Stevens, 2B Corey Wimberley to Minor League Deals

According to Adam Rubin, Baseball America is reporting the following: Stevens, 28, has appeared in 33 games with the Cubs since 2009 and has a 6.27 ERA in 37.1 innings pitched. Wimberly, 28, played second base and left field for Pirates’ Triple-A team last season batting .238 in 173 at-bats. Before that he spent three […]

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MMO Hot Stove Report – Jan. 3

An article by posted on January 3, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Hot Stove Report – Jan. 3

Despite the Mets not doing anything in the past few weeks despite large pushes from almost every division rival, there is still hope – as the rays of sunshine and blue skies of Spring Training are right around the corner! Here is everything you need to know in the baseball world: RUMORS: The Orioles are […]

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2012 HOF Preview: Larkin Looks Like A Lock, Bagwell Getting Little Support

An article by posted on January 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 HOF Preview: Larkin Looks Like A Lock, Bagwell Getting Little Support

Baseball Think Factory is keeping track of the Hall of Fame voting by tallying results from writers who have made their ballots public. So far, after 81 known BBWAA ballots only one player has been named on 75 percent of the ballots; Barry Larkin. What’s even more interesting is to see how far Mark McGwire […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Ty Cobb’s Consecutive .300 Seasons.

An article by posted on January 2, 2012 1 Comment
A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Ty Cobb’s Consecutive .300 Seasons.

It’s pretty safe to assume that Ty Cobb was one of the best hitters to ever play Major League Baseball. If you’re not convinced, you can take a look at the statistics that he put up during his 24-season professional career: .367 average (1st all time), 2246 runs scored (2nd all time), 4191 hits (2nd […]

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2012 Baseball Predictions: Fred Wilpon Is Next Frank McCourt

An article by posted on January 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Baseball Predictions: Fred Wilpon Is Next Frank McCourt

I thought I’d share some interesting 2012 predictions from Joe Sheenan of Sports Illustrated, who lists Wilpon among some his prophecies. 1. The Marlins won’t get a playoff spot for their money. The Marlins committed $191 million over six years to Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell, then fell short in their pitches to C.J. Wilson and Albert Pujols. That […]

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Braun Not Expected To Win His Appeal

An article by posted on January 2, 2012 0 Comments
Braun Not Expected To Win His Appeal

An MLB official told Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel that there’s little to no chance that 2011 MVP Ryan Braun will win his appeal of a 50-game suspension for using a banned substance. Braun’s appeal of that positive drug test and pending 50-game suspension will be heard later this month. Braun proclaimed his innocence after results of […]

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Where Will Prince Fielder Land?

An article by posted on January 1, 2012 0 Comments

Happy New Year Everyone!  With not a whole lot to talk about today, I’ve got something to talk about.  Where will Prince Fielder land? It’s really surprising to see that Fielder has not signed yet.  We expected Fielder to ramp up his negotiations after Albert Pujols signed with the Los Angeles Angels. However, it appears that he […]

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Mets Interested In Ryan Theriot

An article by posted on December 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Interested In Ryan Theriot

The Mets are among three teams including the Braves and Rays who are among those interested in free agent infielder Ryan Theriot, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. According to MLBTR, the Reds and Rockies are also said to have interest in the infielder Theriot, 32, batted .271/.321/.342 in 132 games last season for the Cardinals. In 483 plate appearances he […]

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