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Morning Grind: Winter Meetings Come To A Close

An article by posted on 08/12/2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Winter Meetings Come To A Close

Sandy Alderson told reporters yesterday, that the team hopes to get payroll below the current $150 million dollar level and that could mean holding off on adding any new contracts until they could shed existing contracts – namely Jay Bruce who is set to earn $13 million. ”If you were to take what we have right […]

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Three Alternatives To Orioles Reliever Brad Brach

An article by posted on 06/12/2016 0 Comments
Three Alternatives To Orioles Reliever Brad Brach

It has been widely reported the Mets have had interest in Orioles reliever Brad Brach in exchange for one of their outfielders.  Apparently, there has been a snag in negotiations with the Orioles because the team wants the Mets to not only trade them either Jay Bruce or Curtis Granderson, but the Orioles also want the […]

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Alderson: David Wright Is Our Third Baseman

An article by posted on 05/12/2016 0 Comments
Alderson: David Wright Is Our Third Baseman

Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters during the Winter Meetings on Monday that team captain David Wright will be the main third baseman, despite the infield depth and Wright coming off another injury-plagued season. Wright is on track to start baseball activities later this month. “I think that we’re very hopeful he’s gonna be able […]

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Trade Jay Bruce, Not Curtis Granderson

An article by posted on 04/12/2016 0 Comments
Trade Jay Bruce, Not Curtis Granderson

With Yoenis Cespedes back in the fold, the Mets have to do what they probably would have had to do even if Cespedes signed elsewhere in free agency. The Mets are going to have to trade an outfielder. Because Michael Conforto still has a ton of potential, and because of how cheap he is, the […]

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Mets Front Office and Ownership Deserve Some Praise

An article by posted on 04/12/2016 0 Comments
Mets Front Office and Ownership Deserve Some Praise

When the New York Mets entered the offseason after a disappointing Wild Card Game loss to the San Francisco Giants, fans and media alike pondered what type of moves and money the Mets’ front office would make and spend this winter. After all, the team has held a stigma of being “cheap” over the last […]

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Sifting Through All The Bruce and Granderson Noise

An article by posted on 03/12/2016 0 Comments
Sifting Through All The Bruce and Granderson Noise

Greetings, it’s me Captain Howdy, coming to you from the bowels of the Mets blogosphere where nothing is ever as it seems and every beat writer’s sources contradict each other at every turn. But that’s the fun part for me, trying to decipher the logical from the utterly improbable and staying ahead of the game. […]

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Are the Royals a Potential Trade Partner?

An article by posted on 03/12/2016 0 Comments
Are the Royals a Potential Trade Partner?

With Yoenis Cespedes signed and sealed as an early Christmas present for Mets fans, it’s time for Sandy Alderson to turn his attention to the bullpen. Now the 2016 bullpen had its moments. They were sixth in all baseball with a 3.53 ERA, second in saves with 55 and fifth in strike outs with 569.  But there were […]

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Dodgers Deep In Debt, Time To Trade For Yasiel Puig?

An article by posted on 29/11/2016 0 Comments
Dodgers Deep In Debt, Time To Trade For Yasiel Puig?

The Los Angeles Dodgers are deep in debt. While this offseason they are scrambling to find a second baseman, third baseman, and a closer, they don’t have the ability to spend as much money as they want. After spending over one billion dollars on players alone from 2013-2016, their exemption from MLB debt rules expires […]

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Where Do Things Stand With Yoenis Cespedes?

An article by posted on 28/11/2016 0 Comments
Where Do Things Stand With Yoenis Cespedes?

Good morning everyone and I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend. I’ve had my fill of turkey, pumpkin pie and football, and I’m ready to get back to talking and writing about our New York Mets. For most Met fans, there’s only one thing on everyone’s mind right now and it continues to […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Hansel Robles, RHP

An article by posted on 27/11/2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Hansel Robles, RHP

Hansel Robles, RHP Player Data: Age: 26, B/T: Right/Right, Free Agency: 2021 2016 Primary Stats: 6-4, 3.48 ERA, 77.2 IP, 36 BB, 1.352 WHIP, 85 K 2016 Review: Hansel Robles‘ 2016 season got off to a spectacular start. It finally seemed as if Robles was going to maximize his potential and put it all together, but it […]

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