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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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Mets’ Front Office Discuss Plans For 2012 Season And Beyond

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Mets’ Front Office Discuss Plans For 2012 Season And Beyond

On Wednesday, Sandy Alderson, Paul DePodesta, John Ricco and J.P. Ricciardi were on hand at Citi Field to discuss their plans for the 2012 season and beyond as they get ready for the Winter Meetings that begin tomorrow. Here are some of the comments they made: Sandy Alderson: We are committed to a winning team […]

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Mets Considering A Reunion With RHP Luis Ayala

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Considering A Reunion With RHP Luis Ayala

According to Jim Bowden of ESPN XM via Twitter, there are six teams in on RHP Luis Ayala; the Mets, Yankees, Rays, Blue Jays, Angels and Red Sox. That sounds like a lot of competition for Ayala, who turns 34 in January and is coming off a solid comeback season in 2011 that saw him […]

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Catchers Market Shrinking Fast

An article by posted on December 3, 2011 0 Comments
Catchers Market Shrinking Fast

Despite the Winter Meetings still days away, the market for catchers has shrunk by more than 50% in the first four weeks of free agency. As you will see in the chart I created below, only seven of 15 catchers initially available remain. In addition to the catchers that signed already, several have been moved […]

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Doug’s Dugout: I Want My Maypo

An article by posted on December 2, 2011 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout: I Want My Maypo

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: being a Mets fan, trades, and other thoughts rattling around in an empty head: My friends it’s confusing being a Mets fan theses days. On one hand I can understand that GM Sandy Alderson is trying to rebuild the farm system while simultaneously stock a competitive team that the […]

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What If Jose Reyes Had Switched Agents?

An article by posted on December 2, 2011 0 Comments
What If Jose Reyes Had Switched Agents?

Before you read this, understand that I want nothing more than to see the Mets re-sign Jose Reyes (within reason).  That said, I want to shed some light on all the latest Jose Reyes news of the last 2-3 days with the caveat that I do so not as a biased Mets fan, but as […]

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Marlins Reel In All Star Closer Heath Bell

An article by posted on December 2, 2011 0 Comments
Marlins Reel In All Star Closer Heath Bell

The Miami Marlins and free-agent closer Heath Bell have agreed on a three-year, $27 million dollar contract, pending a physical according to ESPN.com. A league source said the three-year deal will guarantee Bell $9 million annually and includes a vesting option for a fourth year. Bell is one of the top closers available this offseason and the 34-year-old right-hander is coming […]

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Alderson: We Want To Have Franchise Players

An article by posted on December 1, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson: We Want To Have Franchise Players

Sandy Alderson, J.P. Ricciardi, John Ricco and Paul DePodesta were all on hand to host a Hot Stove Talk with Season Ticket holders on Wednesday at Citi Field. The Mets tweeted many of the responses which I thought was very cool of them and a few of them shed some light on a lot of […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #7 Juan Lagares, OF

An article by posted on December 1, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #7 Juan Lagares, OF

The Mets first signed Juan Lagares out of the Dominican Republic as an IFA in 2006, just two months after his 17th birthday. At the time Lagares was a highly regarded hitter who also happened to be a shortstop. He spent that first professional summer learning the basics in the Dominican Summer League. The smart […]

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