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How To Fix The Mets According To The Movies

An article by posted on October 4, 2012 0 Comments
How To Fix The Mets According To The Movies

The four things the Mets have to do this off-season to keep the Moneyball project going strong according to the movies… 1. Hire Jonah Hill immediately to assist Sandy Alderson in the front office. 2. Trade Ike Davis. Find a guy with nerve damage in his throwing arm to play first base. Why? Because walks are […]

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Should The Mets Bring Back Kelly Shoppach?

An article by posted on October 2, 2012 0 Comments
Should The Mets Bring Back Kelly Shoppach?

As they close the door on yet another disappointing season, and start looking towards 2013, catcher is definitely one of the areas of concern for the New York Mets. Josh Thole isn’t coming around offensively, so the Mets brought in Shoppach earlier this year to see if he would be a viable option for 2013. […]

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Mets Bullpen Continues To Keep Mets Fans On The Edge Of Their Seats

An article by posted on September 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Continues To Keep Mets Fans On The Edge Of Their Seats

The thought crossed everyone’s mind yesterday afternoon – I can’t believe the bullpen is going to blow this three run lead for Dickey. They flashed to Dickey very briefly, as he sat in the dugout during the ninth inning of yesterday’s game, with his twentieth victory hanging in the balance, and he looked about as […]

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Zack Wheeler Will Be In Starting Rotation on Opening Day 2013

An article by posted on September 26, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Will Be In Starting Rotation on Opening Day 2013

2012 may not be over yet, but everyone is already looking ahead to 2013 and beyond, for a glimmer of hope. One of those glimmers is starting pitcher Zack Wheeler. Deemed a savior by Mets fans, the Mets organization doesn’t seem to be in much of a hurry to throw him into the New York limelight. Well […]

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Met’s Won’t Release Jason Bay, So What’s Next For The Slugger?

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Met’s Won’t Release Jason Bay, So What’s Next For The Slugger?

It comes as no surprise that the New York Mets have gone on record as saying they will not be releasing Jason Bay prior to the 2013 season. With the amount of money that is invested in Jason Bay, it is better to hang on to him and see if he can turn it around, […]

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If Swisher Wants A Werth-like Deal, What’s Hairston Worth?

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
If Swisher Wants A Werth-like Deal, What’s Hairston Worth?

It has been widely speculated that Nick Swisher will be seeking out a deal similar to Jayson Werth’s seven-year, $126M contract, when he hits free-agency at the end of the 2012 season. I’m no mathematician, but that means Swisher would be making about $18M per year if he gets what he wants. Jason Bay made […]

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First Pitch Mitch: Top 2012 MLB Players By Position

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
First Pitch Mitch: Top 2012 MLB Players By Position

The season is winding down, and it’s time for me to pick out the FirstPitchMitch All-Stars. The FPM All-Stars are like the All-Madden team of baseball – they are the best of the best. When this team steps in to the stadium the skies open up, and the baseball gods marvel at their creation. Without […]

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The San Francisco Giants Should Trade For David Wright

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
The San Francisco Giants Should Trade For David Wright

What the Mets should do with David Wright after the 2012 season has been the talk of the town as the season winds down. There has been a healthy mix of opinions on what the Mets should actually do with regards to David – some argue to hang on to the aging third baseman, while […]

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The Unwritten Rules When Attending Ball Games

An article by posted on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
The Unwritten Rules When Attending Ball Games

The season is winding down, and it’s time to point out some of the things that I have seen taking place at Citi Field this year. Some of the things have been getting under my skin. They are my pet peeves. You have heard of a do’s and don’ts list – well this is a […]

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Matt Harvey: Taking His Game To Another Level

An article by posted on September 13, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey: Taking His Game To Another Level

With one final start slated for Matt Harvey this season, it’s a good time to evaluate what we have seen from the young fireballer in 2012. Like many speculated, he had some really great outings, and some that would be best if forgotten all together. It is expected that the Mets young righthander will have […]

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