Mets Thoughts

B.J. Upton For Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on October 2, 2011 0 Comments

The season is over. Once again the Mets failed to reach the postseason. Nothing new, and certainly not surprising. Time to start looking toward the offseason. Would B.J. Upton make sense in CF for the New York Mets in 2012? Centerfield will be a wide open position for the Mets in 2012. While I don’t […]

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Who Will Be Traded?

An article by posted on October 2, 2011 3 Comments
Who Will Be Traded?

Who will be traded? Sandy may not have much money to spend, but he sure needs to fill a lot of holes. The trade market could be a major tool for the Mets heading into the winter. Of course, two unsettling things for Mets fans heading into the off-season, are the present situations at the […]

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The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

Mets fans agree and disgaree all the time about a myriad of Mets topics and issues, especially here on MMO where all views are welcome, encouraged and shared – much to the dismay of some who still keep coming back for more. In the last few days we learned a few things about how this […]

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Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

Crawford is getting hammered by Red Sox nation. Bay had his best season there. What about a deal straight up (with cash coming back to the Mets).Crawford is 30 and has 6 years left on his deal. Bay is 33 with 3 years left (including vesting option). Fresh start for both players and huge off […]

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If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

I came across a short, but interesting piece from Chris McShane of Amazin’ Avenue that talked about the future payroll of the Mets if Jose Reyes resigned with the team.   During Thursday’s media event at Citi Field, GM Sandy Alderson said that resigning Reyes “can happen” within the $100-110 million dollar projected payroll. However, signing […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Pinky and The Brain

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Pinky and The Brain

For the purposes of my little demonstration, former Mets GM Omar Minaya will be cast in the role of Pinky, while world-renowned genius Sandy Alderson assumes the role of The Brain. Sandy Alderson – Last six seasons as a GM New York Mets 2011 – 77-85 Oakland A’s 1997 – 65-97 1996 – 78-84 1995 – […]

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Star-Ledger: Mets To-Do List

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger lists these three items at the top of the Mets T-Do List for this offseason: 1. The status of Jose Reyes Nothing is more important than this. A variety of dominoes fall in either direction depending on if GM Sandy Alderson and Reyes can agree about a contract. Reyes is seeking a […]

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Get Ready For New Season Of Mets Hot Stove Weakly

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

It looks like by the sound of things yesterday from Sandy Alderson, there will be little to no improvement made to this years team that finished in fourth place with a 77-85 record. The GM confirmed that payroll will be in the $100 to $110 range. That means if they sign Reyes to an annual […]

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Put Yourself In Jose’s Shoes

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

I’m sure we’ve all been following along with what every baseball analyst and player thinks of Jose Reyes’ decision to remove himself from the game in the first inning of yesterday’s Mets season finale. While I personally wasn’t too thrilled about this, I am super excited that Reyes became the first New York Met in […]

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Bring On The Hot Stove!

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

Not even a few days have passed since the last out was made in the New York Mets 2011 season and at least for Met fans – the Hot Stove is about to be stirred. I was annoyed at how Jose Reyes’ season came to an abrupt end – the blow thankfully softened by the […]

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