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White Sox Are Hogging Up All Our Gritty Former Mets

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
White Sox Are Hogging Up All Our Gritty Former Mets

Ha ha ha I couldn’t resist. This from Doug Padilla at ESPNChicago.com:. The White Sox will name Mark Parent and Joe McEwing to the coaching staff of new manager Robin Ventura, a source indicated Monday. McEwing has spent the last four seasons with the White Sox, managing Triple-A Charlotte this past season. Known as a people person, […]

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Big Money, Big Busts

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments

I wish I had a dollar for everytime I saw Mets fans bemoaning the Mets offseason a year ago for not going after one of these players; especially Crawford and Dunn. 7 Years, $142,000,000 After a 2010 season in which he produced a line that looked like this: .307/.356/.495 Crawford completely tanked in Boston this […]

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Prospect Pulse: 2012 Top Ten List

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: 2012 Top Ten List

With all these Top Ten lists coming out, I thought I’d chime in with my own version, hope you like.      Mets Top Ten Prospects list for 2012: 1.  Jeurys Familia 2.  Zack Wheeler 3.  Matt Harvey 4.  Wilmer Flores 5.  Kirk Nieuwenhuis 6.  Reese Havens 7.  Cesar Puello 8.  Gilbert Gomez 9.  Jordany […]

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Free Agent CF Options

An article by posted on October 9, 2011 0 Comments
Free Agent CF Options

As many people have heard Angel Pagan is a prime Non-Tender candidate this offseason. Many people believe the Mets do not feel Pagan is worth what he may command in Arbitration. I recently suggested the Mets consider trading Daniel Murphy for B.J. Upton this offseason, which you can read here. If the Mets decide to […]

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Phillies Season Ends With A Whimper And A Thud

An article by posted on October 8, 2011 0 Comments

St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter went all the way on a three-hit shutout to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 in the deciding fifth game of the NLDS. The Phillies season came to an excruciating end when Ryan Howard grounded out to end the game and hurt his leg coming out of the batter’s box — […]

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Mets 360: Mets Fans Prefer To Keep Ike Davis Over David Wright

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments

  Over at Mets 360, Brian Joura had an interesting post detailing the results of a poll that asked: Which player you would least like to see traded? Surprisingly, Ike Davis was the overwhelming choice. What makes this all the more revealing is that Davis missed three-quarters of the season and there is still uncertainty about the bone […]

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MMO Take Five with Eric Simon of Amazin’ Avenue

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five with Eric Simon of Amazin’ Avenue

Eric Simon – Amazin’ Avenue Brandon Butler: Jose Reyes won the batting title over Ryan Braun. Reyes also made the Mets season-finale controversial after he pulled himself out of the game when he hit a bunt single. What are your thoughts on the controversy, as well as Reyes clinching the batting title? Eric Simon: The […]

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2011 Mets: End of the Season Grades

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments

Who Got Passing Grades? Catchers Josh Thole  .268/.345/.344, 3 HR, 40 RBI  B- Thole did not develop as much as was expected offensively this year. He only scored 22 runs this season. Ronny Paulino .268/.312/.351, 2 HR, 19 RBI  B- When he was healthy, it seemed as if Paulino was a good pick up for […]

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No Number 28

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments

The Detroit Tigers hung on to edge New York 3-2 on Thursday, winning the deciding Game 5 of the American League Division Series. Detroit closer Jose Valverde shut down the Yanks in the ninth to end their season.

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Enough Already, Reyes Should Be The Guy The Mets Sign

An article by posted on October 5, 2011 0 Comments

This week, I read two interesting posts on MMO, one from my good friend and colleague Clayton Collier asking “Is C.J. Wilson A Better Signing Than Jose Reyes“, the other from my good colleague Ben Yoel, who asked “Should the Mets sign Yu Darvish over Jose Reyes”.  Both articles were very interesting.  However, in all seriousness, […]

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Trade Target: Jesus Flores

An article by posted on October 5, 2011 0 Comments
Trade Target: Jesus Flores

One player that Sandy Alderson should target this winter is Washington Nationals catcher, and former Met farmhand, Jesus Flores. The Nationals are unbelievably deep behind the plate not only in the majors, where Wilson Ramos is a budding star, but also in the minors where they are stocked with catching talent at nearly every level. […]

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