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The Melk Man Would Deliver

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
The Melk Man Would Deliver

On Wednesday, I suggested the Mets should not trade one of their starting pitchers for offensive help this winter. Today, I offer an alternative: Melky Cabrera. According to reports, the Mets have not expressed interest in Cabrera to date. However, I feel they should have a change of heart and go after the controversial outfielder. […]

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Do The Mets Have What It Takes To Get Justin Upton?

An article by posted on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have What It Takes To Get Justin Upton?

In the wake of Tuesday’s blockbuster deal between the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays, I think it is only fair that the Mets make a blockbuster trade of their own. Justin Upton is still available, and despite the lack of rumors linking the Mets and D’backs in trade discussions, my hope is that GM Sandy Alderson […]

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Torii Hunter Agrees to Two Year, $26 Million Deal With Tigers

An article by posted on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
Torii Hunter Agrees to Two Year, $26 Million Deal With Tigers

Free agent outfielder Torii Hunter agreed Wednesday to a two-year, $26-million contract with the defending American League champion Detroit Tigers. The deal is expected to be announced after he takes a physical examination Friday. Hunter, 37, batted a career-high .313 last season. He hit .350 after the All-Star break, leading the Angels’ spirited but futile bid for a playoff […]

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Trading A Starting Pitcher Would Be A Mistake

An article by posted on November 14, 2012 0 Comments
Trading A Starting Pitcher Would Be A Mistake

With the Cy Young Award being announced tonight at 6:00 p.m. EST, and R.A. Dickey the favorite to win the award, I feel now is a good time to address the ongoing speculation that the Mets are looking to trade one of their starting pitchers. It’s clear the team is weak in certain areas (catcher, […]

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MMO Mailbag: Trading For Saltalamacchia Or Lavarnway?

An article by posted on November 13, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Trading For Saltalamacchia Or Lavarnway?

Alex asks… The Red Sox just signed David Ross as a catcher and are also said to be going after Mike Napoli. That tells me that Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ryan Lavarnway are certainly available. Which one would be a better target for the Mets and what would the cost be? Sean replies… Both of these […]

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Can Ike Davis Crack The 40 Home Run Mark?

An article by posted on November 12, 2012 0 Comments
Can Ike Davis Crack The 40 Home Run Mark?

Ike Davis had a first half to forget in 2012. But he rebounded in the second half to produce high end power numbers. Ike became the first Met player to reach the 30 home run mark since Carlos Delgado jacked 38, and David Wright hit 33 in 2008. Davis displayed the kind of power you hope to get […]

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Mets Looking For Young Power Hitter, Won’t Trade Ike

An article by posted on November 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Looking For Young Power Hitter, Won’t Trade Ike

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Mets will not be trading Ike Davis, despite the original plan of possibly moving him to capitalize on his value and allow Lucas Duda to play first. Sandy Alderson has a track record of putting high value on the ability to hit for power, and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade For Allen Craig?

An article by posted on November 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade For Allen Craig?

Terence Farley asks… I think the perfect player for the Mets to get in a deal for either Dickey or Niese is Allen Craig.  I’m surprised that no one has mentioned this idea. Sean replies… That is one of the more original offers and proposals that would help both sides. First, lets take a look at […]

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Super-Agent Scott Boras Says Mets Are “In The Freezer”

An article by posted on November 10, 2012 0 Comments
Super-Agent Scott Boras Says Mets Are “In The Freezer”

A year ago at this time the Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers were in very similar situations. Both clubs were going through some difficult financial times, and we were hearing frequent rumblings about their respective owners having to sell their teams. Fast forward a year, and the Dodgers have been sold for $2 billion, and went on a spending spree. […]

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MMO Mailbag: What’s The Deal With Brandon Nimmo?

An article by posted on November 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What’s The Deal With Brandon Nimmo?

Metscentric asks… What is the deal with Brandon Nimmo? Can he hit and by hit I mean hit for average? He strikes out in droves and wasn’t even ranked in the top ten prospects of the NY Penn League by Baseball America. Jose Fernandez who was selected right after the Mets took Nimmo is one […]

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