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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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Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down: Mike Pelfrey

An article by posted on October 5, 2011 0 Comments
Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down: Mike Pelfrey

What is Mike Pelfrey? Is Mike the guy who won 15 games for us in 2010?  Is he the guy who we saw being anointed as our “ace” for 2011, only to end the season as essentially our number 5 starter?  Is he somewhere in between both of the prior questions?  It is quite simply one of the biggest questions […]

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MMO Mailbag: Should We Target Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on October 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should We Target Carlos Beltran?

The Mets are in need of a center fielder. They should just sign Carlos Beltran. He won’t cost that much because he is 34. Sign him for two years and that will solve they’re problems. What do you think? –Jacob Chalif There are many ways to go about answering this question and many things that […]

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Yu Darvish over Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on October 5, 2011 0 Comments
Yu Darvish over Jose Reyes?

This offseason the expectation is that Japan’s Nippon Ham Fighters will post Yu Darvish. All 30 MLB teams will have the chance to submit bids for his services. Ever since Darvish name really became well known in America scouts have been raving about his talents. I’ve heard people say he could very well be one […]

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