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MMO Flashback: Mets Trade Le Grande Orange

An article by posted on December 26, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s something I dug up from a couple of years ago that brings us back to the hot stove season of 1975, when the Mets also traded one of the team’s most popular players – a move they would eventually regret. Mike Lloyd does a nice job in the re-telling of what happened back then. […]

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MMO Top 20 Prospects – #1 Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on December 23, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Prospects – #1 Zack Wheeler

Mets RHP Zack Wheeler is more than just the Mets #1 prospect. He is more than the player acquired in the one undeniably fantastic move that Sandy Alderson has pulled off as GM so far. He is more than a very talented, 21-year-old righty with an explosive fastball and a ton of upside. He is […]

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Time Doesn’t Heal All Wounds

An article by posted on December 22, 2011 0 Comments

I guess some wounds never heal. I was captivated by this video which shows a very emotional Tom Seaver still struggling to talk about his infamous trade to the Cincinnati Reds by M. Donald Grant. You can’t help, but get emotional yourself watching him get choked up like that.

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Rangers Acquire Catcher Luis Martinez

An article by posted on December 21, 2011 0 Comments
Rangers Acquire Catcher Luis Martinez

The Texas Rangers have announced they have acquired catcher Luis Martinez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for right-hander Ryan Kelly. Original Post 12/19 According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are interested in catcher Luis Martinez, who was designated for assignment by the Padres this past weekend. The 26-year-old right-handed hitting backstop batted […]

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MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #2 Jeurys Familia, RHP

An article by posted on December 19, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #2 Jeurys Familia, RHP

The Mets signed Jeurys Familia as an IFA in July of 2007, as a 17-year-old out of the Dominican Republic. That will go down as a very important signing to the Mets and their fans. Although he is still in need of some consistency regarding his mechanics, and refining his change-up will be crucial for […]

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Jose Reyes Goes Up In Flames…

An article by posted on December 17, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Goes Up In Flames…

Here’s one Mets fan who found a very unorthodox way to vent his anger over how the Jose Reyes situation played out: Well that’s one way to get over your Reyes to the Marlins doldrums… Honestly, there’s no need to blame Reyes here just as much as there was no reason for Astros fans to blame Carlos […]

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MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #3 Matt Harvey, RHP

An article by posted on December 15, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #3 Matt Harvey, RHP

The difference between the #2 and the #3 Top Mets Prospect is so small, you can’t even see it from here. You would need some extreme magnification to see the difference between these two players. And since someone has to be 3rd, I flipped a coin, of course I’m kidding, I studied long and hard. […]

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Mets Sign Swingman Chuck James

An article by posted on December 15, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Swingman Chuck James

On Tuesday, general manager Sandy Alderson said he wanted to add some rotation depth as insurance in case Johan Santana isn’t ready to start the season. He followed through on that today as the Mets signed veteran left-handed swingman Chuck James to a minor-league contract. James received an invitation to major-league camp. James, 30, worked […]

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Angels And Marlins Pace Winter Meetings.

An article by posted on December 15, 2011 0 Comments
Angels And Marlins Pace Winter Meetings.

Each year, Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings are the best time for teams, executives, and agents to make deals, whether they’re free agent signings or player trades. After the busy week finishes amongst some of the most powerful figures in professional baseball, a lot of the most sought after free agents have either been re-signed […]

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Alderson Speaks Out About Mets Financials, 2012, Wright, More…

An article by posted on December 13, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Speaks Out About Mets Financials, 2012, Wright, More…

Sandy Alderson, my god, appeared today on Fox Business to discuss a myriad of Mets financial and offseason issues. CLAMAN: Well, you say you’re in charge of looking at everything that’s on the field. David Wright’s on the field. Will you fight to keep him, at least? ALDERSON: Yes, I think David’s going to be with us […]

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