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Doc Gooden Missed 1986 Parade Because He Was In A Cocaine Haze

An article by posted on October 20, 2011 0 Comments

Recently Doc Gooden sat down with ESPN E:60 to discuss his career and life around Baseball. In the interview Gooden admitted to being “too high” to make it to the 1986 World Championship parade in New York City. He discussed his addiction to Cocaine during the illustrious 86′ season as well as the “paranoia” that […]

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Is Front-Loading Contracts The Way To Go?

An article by posted on October 19, 2011 0 Comments

The idea of front-loading contracts is simple. You pay a player for his good years and as the contract goes on, the salary decreases. The concept is not meant to save anyone money and it does decrease short term payroll flexibility, but can benefit a team in the latter years of a deal. I am […]

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Daniel Ray Herrera: An Interesting Case

An article by posted on October 19, 2011 0 Comments
Daniel Ray Herrera: An Interesting Case

Regardless of my feelings about the actual Francisco Rodriguez trade, I was really curious as to what the Mets would be getting in return from the Brewers. The general assumption is that we would get two PTBNL who didn’t matter at all, but I wanted to look more into the situation. As you already know, […]

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Hanley, Guillen Lobbying For Reyes?

An article by posted on October 19, 2011 0 Comments
Hanley, Guillen Lobbying For Reyes?

An interesting nugget from ESPN New York citing Juan C. Rodriguez of the Florida Sun-Sentinel: It looks like new Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen and shortstop Hanley Ramirez are both lobbying ownership to pursue Jose Reyes: Asked if he could envision any scenario in which Ramirez played a position other than shortstop in 2012, Guillen didn’t […]

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Who Are the Top 6 Mets Players Since 2000?

An article by posted on October 18, 2011 0 Comments
Who Are the Top 6 Mets Players Since 2000?

The New York Mets have struggled in recent years, only making two postseason appearances since 2000. Several large-ticket free agent signings led to the promise of better things to come, but several of those signings didn’t pan out according to plan (Pedro Martinez, Carlos Beltran and Jason Bay, to name a few). However, the Mets […]

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Another Offseason Wish List

An article by posted on October 18, 2011 0 Comments

With the World Series matchup now settled and the Cardinals back in it again, my mind wanders back to 2006 NLCS when these same Cardinals beat the Mets. Aside from getting sick, it makes me think what is it going to take to get the Mets back to the doorstep of the World Series and […]

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Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down: Jon Niese

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments

What is Jon Niese? Is he our promising young lefty that will emerge as a very solid pitcher for us?  Is he a guy who is very good at times, but somewhat inconsistent?  Is he a guy who will pitch to a 4.00 ERA every year, or will he start to put it together and solidify the […]

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Top 20 Free Agent Predictions

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments

* UPDATED POST Here’s a early look at some of MLB’s Top Free Agents entering the off-season… 1. Albert Pujols 1B – Cardinals – He was never leaving St. Louis in my opinion. They were never going to let him walk away. He’s arguably the greatest player in franchise history and will be paid as so. […]

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MMO Mailbag: David Wright To The Rockies?

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: David Wright To The Rockies?

I keep hearing about the Rockies wanting Wright. What do you think we could get for him? Is Cargo out of the question? –Gary Hanley Well Gary, allow me to get a few things out of the way before I delve into this question. First off, we’re not completely sure that Wright is even on […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #20 Danny Muno, SS

An article by posted on October 17, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #20 Danny Muno, SS

The 2011 Sterling Award winner at Brooklyn, Muno got off to as fast a start to his professional baseball career as anyone possibly could. After being drafted in the 8th round out of Fresno State this year, Muno signed quickly and was assigned to the Cyclones to be their everyday shortstop. He was first in […]

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