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Could Ike Davis Be Mets 2010 First Baseman?

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments

Before we get started, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself.  My name is Eric Stashin and I run www.rotoprofessor.com, a fantasy baseball website that has been around since January 2007.  We cover all of baseball and I hope to bring some of that here to all of you.  On top of that, […]

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Sports Talk Radio – Time For A Nap

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments

Sports talk radio has gotten so boring in New York, that I rarely listen anymore.  Five minutes of Mike Francesa is too much.  Believe it or not, I’d rather listen to Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. As history has recorded, July 1, 1987 marked the birth of WFAN and 24 hour sports talk radio.  At […]

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Does Aubrey Huff Make Sense For The Mets?

An article by posted on October 26, 2009 0 Comments

With the news coming out over the weekend that the Detroit Tigers do not intend on bringing back slugger, Aubrey Huff, next season; the Mets now have another potential candidate to play first base next season. The soon-to-be 33 year-old first base seems like a perfect fit to bridge the gap between the incumbent, Daniel […]

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Hey Mets Fans, WAKE UP !!!

An article by posted on October 24, 2009 0 Comments

I’ll be the first to say that a Yankees-Phillies World Series is the ultimate slap in the face to any Mets fan. Our two most hated teams going head-to-head in a best of seven series for the title of baseball’s best. But instead of whining and complaining that there’s no one to root for this […]

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What Should Mets Fans Think Of Pedro Martinez

An article by posted on October 23, 2009 0 Comments

“You know what? My phone is off. And I won’t (call Minaya) unless he calls my agent (Fernando Cuza) or he calls me. I have a lot of respect for Omar and the Mets, but I’m not going to go chasing the Mets.  I’m not in that bad of shape. I’m okay and they know […]

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Hot Stove Chat – Transcript

An article by posted on October 22, 2009 0 Comments

Join us once again for yet another Mets Merized Live Chat. Tonight we will take questions and discuss what the Hot Stove Season may have in store for the New York Mets. We will tackle all the questions regarding the recent week in Mets news, all the latest rumors, and even peak in at the […]

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10 Years Later

An article by posted on October 21, 2009 0 Comments

And yet it seems that we’re in the same spot. October 17, 1999. Ten years ago last Saturday. Robin Ventura gave Mets fans one of the more unusual defining moments in team history. A “grand slam single” in the bottom of the 15th inning to break a tied game and send the Mets to Game […]

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An “Ugh” World Series is Likely Now

An article by posted on October 21, 2009 0 Comments

The World Series Ed Leyro wrote about yesterday is likely to come to fruition—Yankees/Phillies, unless the Dodgers and/or Angels sweep the remaining games.  And the way New York and Philly are playing, that’s about as likely as snow in the Caribbean.  So we’re going to have to face facts here.  Yes, a Yankees/Phillies series is […]

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Building The 2010 New York Mets

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

MLB Trade Rumors reports that the Mets have approximately $110M in salary commitments for 2010.  Assuming that Omar (and Jeff) can spend and equal last year’s payroll, he has approximately $30M to spend.  Below is a position by position account of who we have and what we need.  After spending the money, let’s see if […]

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A Catcher The Mets Should Sign And One They Should Avoid Like The Plague

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have a lot of holes to fill in 2010.  They need an actual number 2 pitcher in the rotation; they need a set-up guy in the bullpen, a left fielder and a catcher.  Last week I addressed the left field situation and a lot of you readers had a few opinions to say […]

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