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Trevor Hoffman Announces His Retirement

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Trevor Hoffman Announces His Retirement

“I’m rolling thunder, pouring rain, I’m comin’ on like a hurricane. My lightning’s flashing across the sky. You’re only young but you’re gonna die.”   For 16 years, all time saves leader Trevor Hoffman emerged from the bullpen gate in center field and trotted out to the mound to the sound of “Hells Bells” blaring throughout the stadium to […]

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Mets Looking To Add Dave Bush?

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Looking To Add Dave Bush?

The Mets are reportedly in contact with free agent pitcher Dave Bush according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN via Twitter. Crasnick also cites a relationship between Bush and J.P. Ricciardi who originally drafted Bush in 2002 as GM of the Blue Jays. Bush is coming off of a very poor season in which he posted an […]

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Top Remaining Free Agents

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

There is still plenty of offseason left and yesterday in an interview with Adam Rubin, Sandy Alderson said he still intends to focus on acquiring another starter, a reliever, and a 4th or 5th outfielder. Although, most of these following names may be a little to rich for the Mets taste, here is a list of […]

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Reds Sign Free Agent Outfielder Fred Lewis

An article by posted on January 10, 2011 0 Comments

According to MLB.com, the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a one year deal with free agent outfielder Fred Lewis that is worth $900K dollars. Lewis batted .262 last season with a .332 on-base, and in 110 games, he had 8 home runs, 31 doubles, scored 70 runs and stole 17 bases batting mostly leadoff. Our own Jim Mancari […]

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Rubin Asks All The Right Questions In Interview With Alderson

An article by posted on January 10, 2011 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York had an exclusive conversation with Sandy Alderson over which a number of important topics were discussed. Here are just a few highlights of his full transcript which I would consider a must-read for Mets fans as it does clear the air of some of the smoke surrounding the Mets […]

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Dylan Owen Follows Up No-Hitter With Six Shutout Innings

An article by posted on January 10, 2011 0 Comments

Mets prospect RHP Dylan Owen is on a major roll as he continues to dominate in the Puerto Rican Winter League. After pitching seven hitless innings in a combined no-hitter in his last start for Criollos de Caguas, Owen came right back with another strong performance on Friday. Owen did not give up a hit in […]

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MLB Needs To Finally Solve The PED Issue

An article by posted on January 10, 2011 0 Comments

As all of us grow older, the players we grew up enjoying, emulating and idolizing, have since retired leaving us nostalgic for days gone by. I remember the first time I read the back of a baseball card and found a player born the year I entered high school. Age had finally caught up to […]

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Quote: “They Shot Our Beautiful Christina”

An article by posted on January 9, 2011 0 Comments
Quote: “They Shot Our Beautiful Christina”

Updated 4:00 PM The Daily News published quotes from a telephone conversation with former Mets manager Dallas Green and his wife who are making their way out to Arizona to be with their son John as they mourn the loss of their granddaughter Christina-Taylor Green. Green tried to find a way to put into words […]

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My All Time Best and Worst Mets Lineups

An article by posted on January 8, 2011 0 Comments

One of our readers, MetsTheory22, sent me an email asking me to come up with and post my All-Time Worst Mets Lineup. The funny thing about that is that I’ve never actually posted my All-Time Best Mets Lineup. Here’s my take on the best and worst of the New York Mets… * * * * * * […]

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Mets Won’t Pay More than $1.5 Million on Next Starter

An article by posted on January 7, 2011 0 Comments

  Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com is reporting that the Mets reportedly will not pay the next starter they sign more than 1.5 million guaranteed dollars, which is what the Mets gave Chris Capuano.  This has not been confirmed by any means, but if this is indeed true, I would now cross Jeff Francis off the list as […]

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