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Does Matt Holliday Really Like The Mets?

An article by posted on November 8, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets would love to have Matt Holliday penciled into their Opening Day lineup next season, but the question is; Does Matt Holliday want to play for the Mets? According to Ken Davidoff of Newsday, he has a source who has told him that Matt Holliday’s top two choices in free agency are the Yankees and the Mets, in […]

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Mets Exercise Option On Pelfrey And Some Thoughts

An article by posted on November 7, 2009 0 Comments

There was a flurry of minor moves yesterday regarding the Mets, as the free agent filing period continues to move forward. Former Mets who have officially filed now include Brian Schneider, Carlos Delgado, Alex Cora and Ramon Martinez. I believe that out of that group, at least one of them stands a good chance of […]

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What If Bay and Holliday Resign With The Red Sox & Cards?

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

Now that the dreaded World Series is finally over, it’s time to put away that nightmare and look ahead to next season. The hot stove is already churning with plenty of rumors regarding soon to be free agents Matt Holliday and Jason Bay. The blogosphere has been buzzing with the pros and cons of each leftfielder, […]

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BUSTED: Tim Lincecum Livin’ The High Life

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

According to an Associated Press report, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is facing misdemeanor marijuana charges following a traffic stop in his home state. Washington State Patrol spokesman Steve Schatzel said Thursday that the 2008 Cy Young Award winner and former University of Washington star was pulled over for speeding on Interstate 5 in […]

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Mets Decline Putz Option, Add Bowman To 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post in a post to his Twitter account, the Mets have told reliever J.J. Putz that they will decline his option and instead buy him out for $1 million dollars. Not really a big surprise considering the Mets would have had to pay him over $9 million dollars […]

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Mets Should Take A Look At Conor Jackson

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

While the Mets consider the virtues of Daniel Murphy as their starting first baseman in 2010, Mets fans continue to debate his pros and cons. Several other first base options are also being weighed in the balance including stop gaps like Aubrey Huff or Russell Branyan, and multi-year options like Adam La Roche, Jorge Cantu and Nick Johnson. […]

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Jeff Francoeur Has Successful Surgery

An article by posted on November 3, 2009 0 Comments

On Monday, Jeff Francoeur underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. The following is the official press release from the Mets: New York Mets rightfielder Jeff Francoeur today underwent successful surgery to repair a tear of the collateral ligament in his left thumb. The surgery was performed in Atlanta by Dr. Gary […]

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Some More Mets Do-Overs…

An article by posted on November 3, 2009 0 Comments

As reported on MetsBlog, yesterday on MLB Network, Jon Heyman of SI.com said that “the Mets would love a do-over” with free agent pitcher Randy Wolf.  Stop the presses… Exactly what does that mean? Did Heyman get a call before his scheduled appearance from Omar Minaya who told him that if he could do it all […]

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Winter League Update: Thole Batting .389, Mejia 10.50 ERA

An article by posted on October 30, 2009 0 Comments

Here is a quick look at how some of our boys are performing in the Winter Leagues and the Arizona Fall League. Most of these leagues are just getting underway so keep in mind that these are very small sample sizes. The Mets will also have some players appearing in the Puerto Rican League when […]

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Red Sox To Make Offer For Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on October 26, 2009 0 Comments

On Sunday, I was surprised to read an article from Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald which started out as a knock on Red Sox centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who has fallen out of his good graces because of his UZR rating. His column takes a surprising twist when he suggests that Carlos Beltran would be a […]

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