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Remembering June 5, 1987

An article by posted on January 13, 2010 0 Comments

Mark McGwire’s admission that he used steroids is both a black eye and a small weight off Major League Baseball’s collective shoulder at the same time.  I mean, this wasn’t something we all didn’t know, but at the same time, it’s important for guys like Mac to come clean.  After thrilling us with the Great […]

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Around The Majors: Sheets, LaRoche, and More

An article by posted on January 13, 2010 0 Comments

Ben Sheets, who after refusing to throw for teams early in the offseason, will apparently put his repaired right arm on display for suitors. Sheets, 31, has drawn interest from many teams, though it has generally been tempered because of his exorbitant contract demands for a pitcher with injury problems. Sheets has asked for a […]

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You Can’t Win ‘Em All: Pitcher/Batter Showdowns

An article by posted on January 13, 2010 0 Comments

Coming through in the clutch is a great measure of a baseball player’s value.  Who is and who isn’t clutch.  MMO readers have had numerous heated arguments on this subject.  Just remember – No player can be clutch all the time. Here are my top ten battles in which Mets pitchers or batters failed to […]

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2010 Fantasy Match-Up: David Wright vs. Carl Crawford

An article by posted on January 12, 2010 0 Comments

There are several interesting player comparisons we can look at in the first few rounds of 2010 fantasy drafts. This season seems more muddled then normal, with very few clear-cut selections for fantasy owners to make due to injuries or epic struggles in 2009. One of the interesting debates right now comes in the second […]

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Mets Need To Pass On Delgado

An article by posted on January 12, 2010 0 Comments

This past week Carlos Delgado played baseball for the first time in months in Puerto Rico.  The Mets as we know are down on that beautful Island right now scouting him, deciding whether or not to offer him a contract for the 2010 season.  Reports coming out of Puerto Rico is Delgado doesn’t move well. […]

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Magic Mets Moments: Mano A Mano

An article by posted on January 10, 2010 0 Comments

Throughout history, the greatest conflicts are the ones which pit man against his fellow man.  Moses vs. Pharaoh; Alexander Hamilton vs. Aaron Burr; Darth Vader vs. Luke Skywalker. However, not all conflicts must end in death.  On that note, there is nothing more exciting than a showdown between a pitcher and batter in an important […]

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Pirates Looking to Sign Ryan Church?

An article by posted on January 9, 2010 0 Comments

Djean Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette believes that the Pirates are interested in signing right fielder Ryan Church. Church, 31, hit .273 with four home runs and 40 RBI’s while splitting time as a member of both the Mets and Braves last season. This news is somewhat surprising as it was rumored for weeks that […]

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Remember When… Mets Deal Hurler Terrell For 3B Johnson

An article by posted on January 7, 2010 0 Comments

December 7th 1984 -  Poking hot coals from Hot Stove History The guy pitched well, but there were so many arms “on the come” throughout the Mets minor leagues and majors that Frank Cashen dealt away a good young arm in Walt Terrell on December 7th 1984. Walt Terrell had arrived via a trade from […]

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Surprised? Yep

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

I have to be honest, I didn’t think GM Omar Minaya had it in him to land Jason Bay.  I was ready to chalk up the 2010 season to rebuilding and maybe finishing in fourth place, but Minaya’s pursuit and subsequent landing of Bay to play left field for the Mets and possibly bat cleanup […]

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2010 Outlook: The Marlins – Fear The Fish

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

I fear the Fish . As currently constituted the the Marlins are a very good ball club.  They finished 87-75 in 2009 and have the potential to do better in 2010.  This is quite a feat considering they have the lowest payroll team in all of baseball.  Last year they started the season at $36M.  […]

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