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Terry Collins Is Thrilled With His New Bullpen And So Should Mets Fans

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments
Terry Collins Is Thrilled With His New Bullpen And So Should Mets Fans

Wow, what a roller-coaster ride it was for Sandy Alderson and the Mets last night as they completely overhauled the bullpen faster than it will take me to write this post. In what seemed like an instant, the Mets went from having one of the worst bullpens in the league to a vastly improved bullpen […]

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The New Evil Empire

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments
The New Evil Empire

Through all the pain and suffering that has befallen us Mets fans this past week, and these past years, it is very easy to lash out. To get mad, to get irrational. I myself have been guilty of it when I lambasted Sandy “Sand-bag” Alderson in a comment thread the other day. But I have […]

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Alderson On Trading Prospects and Organizational Philosophy

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson appeared this evening on the Mike Lupica show on ESPN Radio. One of the better interviews I’ve hear from Sandy recently. Acquiring Staring Pitching “Starting pitching hasn’t been a focus for us yet. It’s not to say it’s not important,” Alderson said. “We’ve just been looking at other things. So, for […]

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There Is No Joy In Metsville

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
There Is No Joy In Metsville

Friends, there is no joy in Metville today. The prevailing emotion I fee is sadness. I’m sure in the coming days it will be boiling anger. However, losing Reyes-that seemed inevitable, is still shocking. As long as there was a glimmer of hope. He leaves after nine years of thrills that commenced as a young […]

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Wright Offers Are Not Very Righteous

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Offers Are Not Very Righteous

Sandy Alderson may not be actively shopping third baseman, but he has gotten at least two offers according to Heyman. Alderson spoke to reporters last night and said, “he did not anticipate trading David Wright this winter”. I’m pretty sure that if one of those offers bowled him offer, Wright would be an ex-Met tonight - rightfully so. With […]

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Another One Bites The Dust, Capps Re-Signs With Twins

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Another One Bites The Dust, Capps Re-Signs With Twins

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, RHP Matt Capps has re-signed with the Minnesota Twins for one year with an option. The Mets checked in on Capps three weeks ago during the GM Meetings, but his agent Paul Kinzer said that the Mets never contacted him again after that. Capps, 28, will replace Joe Nathan in the closer’s […]

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It’s Official: Mets Are Now A Moneyball Team

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
It’s Official: Mets Are Now A Moneyball Team

Last night it became official, the Mets, a baseball team playing in the sports capital that is New York, lost the best shortstop they ever had to the small market Miami Marlins. The Miami Marlins as we all know signed the National League Batting Champion to a six-ear deal worth $102 million dollars with a […]

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Hot Stove Notes: December 5th, 2011.

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Hot Stove Notes: December 5th, 2011.

Welcome to one of the most exciting times in the Major League Baseball off-season…the Winter Meetings! Front office representatives from all MLB organizations will be making their way to Texas for the next few days, with the anticipation of some wheeling and dealing starting to happen for the top tier free agents. Over this past […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #6 Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #6 Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF

Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF Let’s go back to the June MLB Amateur Draft from 2008. With their 3rd round pick, the Mets selected a virtually unknown outfielder from Azusa Pacific University named Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Since then, Nieuwenhuis has been the model of consistency as he has steadily worked his way up to the highest level of […]

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Why I Won’t Boo Jose Reyes

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Why I Won’t Boo Jose Reyes

For the last few week’s i’ve been mentally preparing myself for the inevitable fate that Jose Reyes would sign with the Miami Marlins. As much as I tried to stay as optimistic as I could, realistically I knew the team was moving in a different direction. This regime will not give 6 year contracts to […]

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Mets Lose Jose Reyes: Welcome to Last Place in the NL East

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Lose Jose Reyes: Welcome to Last Place in the NL East

The New York Mets’ core has officially broken up with the news that Jose Reyes has gone to the Miami Marlins. Both Ken Rosenthal and Buster Olney have confirmed that the deal is done. It is a six-year deal worth $106 million. Seeing the final terms of the deal makes it much worse that the […]

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