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Terry Collins Is Thrilled With His New Bullpen And So Should Mets Fans

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments
Terry Collins Is Thrilled With His New Bullpen And So Should Mets Fans

Wow, what a roller-coaster ride it was for Sandy Alderson and the Mets last night as they completely overhauled the bullpen faster than it will take me to write this post. In what seemed like an instant, the Mets went from having one of the worst bullpens in the league to a vastly improved bullpen […]

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Andres Torres As An Everyday Centerfielder and Leadoff Hitter Is A Bad Idea

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments
Andres Torres As An Everyday Centerfielder and Leadoff Hitter Is A Bad Idea

I decided to do some research on Andres Torres last night so I could get a better feel of what kind of player he was and I quickly learned that the Giants were very anxious to move him. Lets see why… Torres was originally drafted by the Florida Marlins in 1997 but chose to play […]

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The New Evil Empire

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments
The New Evil Empire

Through all the pain and suffering that has befallen us Mets fans this past week, and these past years, it is very easy to lash out. To get mad, to get irrational. I myself have been guilty of it when I lambasted Sandy “Sand-bag” Alderson in a comment thread the other day. But I have […]

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Reliever Frank Francisco Signs Two-Year, $12M Deal With Mets

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
Reliever Frank Francisco Signs Two-Year, $12M Deal With Mets

Busy evening for Mets as they also signed reliever Frank Francisco to a two-year deal, according to Ken Davidoff of Newsday. The right-handed reliever will get $12 million dollars for two years according to reports. Francisco went 1-4 with a 3.55 ERA with 17 saves in 54 games with the Blue Jays last season. He also […]

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Murphy Staying Put, Why The Urgency For A High-End Closer?

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
Murphy Staying Put, Why The Urgency For A High-End Closer?

A New York Mets official squashed any speculation that the Mets would trade infielder Daniel Murphy according to ESPNNewYork.com. “Some players are more valuable to us than other clubs,” the team official said. Rubin says this translates to Murphy being more valuable to the team than what the Mets could command in a trade. I agree with […]

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Nakajima Winner To Be Announced Tomorrow

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
Nakajima Winner To Be Announced Tomorrow

I wanted to update this post with some new and important information regarding Japanese import Hiroyuki Nakajima. The bidding is over and according to the great site NPB tracker, the winning team will be announced tomorrow and some have speculated that the Mets could be one of those teams that bid on the 29-year old shortstop. […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: RHP Tyler Pill – Brooklyn Cyclones

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: RHP Tyler Pill – Brooklyn Cyclones

Recently I interviewed RHP Tyler Pill, who the Mets drafted last June in the 4th round of the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft. A right-hander, Pill is an advanced college pitcher from a major baseball program at Cal State-Fullerton. As a result, he is someone who projects as a fast-riser in the system, with good command, […]

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Keeping Reyes Was Always Just A Pipedream

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
Keeping Reyes Was Always Just A Pipedream

General manager Sandy Alderson, on WFAN today, equated the Jose Reyes departure to that “of losing somebody after a long illness … you can prepare for it, but when it happens it is a hard thing to accept.’’ With Alderson forecasting a $100-million payroll for 2012, Reyes would have been an injury risk they couldn’t […]

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Oh, How The Mighty Have Fallen

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Oh, How The Mighty Have Fallen

It is both incredible and disheartening to me how such a solid, promising ballclub has fallen to such a lowly state. A mere five seasons ago right now we all spoke of how bright the future is for the Mets; how we could be looking at a dynasty. Unfortunately, fast forward to the present, and […]

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There Is No Joy In Metsville

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
There Is No Joy In Metsville

Friends, there is no joy in Metville today. The prevailing emotion I fee is sadness. I’m sure in the coming days it will be boiling anger. However, losing Reyes-that seemed inevitable, is still shocking. As long as there was a glimmer of hope. He leaves after nine years of thrills that commenced as a young […]

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