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Ike Davis Update: Rays Re-Sign James Loney

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Update: Rays Re-Sign James Loney

Dun Dun Duh… The Rays have reached an agreement with James Loney on a three-year, $21MM contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, pending a physical. Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel also adds: The problem is, as the pool of first-base candidates dwindles, the tougher it is. The Mets originally asked for pitching prospect Tyler Thornburg […]

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Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema

The way things currently stand, the New York Mets don’t have a leadoff hitter. They tried nine last season before settling on Eric Young. The signing of Curtis Granderson sends Young to the bench, that is, unless the Mets trade Daniel Murphy and move Young to second base. However, the Mets are asking a lot for Murphy, so there’s nothing […]

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Featured Post: Examining Sandy’s Off-Season Signings… So Far

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Examining Sandy’s Off-Season Signings… So Far

There was little confidence for Sandy Alderson going into the offseason. The Mets had spent only $8.5 million the last offseason, so going over that total this time around was inevitable; but just how far would they go? The first issue that was addressed was the outfield problem.  First by signing 30-year old Chris Young to a […]

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I’d Be Fine With Giving Ruben Tejada Another Chance – And A Short Leash

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
I’d Be Fine With Giving Ruben Tejada Another Chance – And A Short Leash

I know I am in the the minority on this, but I would have no objection to giving Ruben Tejada one more shot. Huh? But why, oh why? Because I still think he can be a decent player. Ruben is never going to be Jose Reyes. He is never going to be a superstar. He […]

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One-Time Mets Opening Day Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
One-Time Mets Opening Day Starting Pitchers

In 52 seasons, the Mets have only had 13 Opening Day Pitchers start just one opener. Over the years, we’ve seen Tom Seaver, Dwight Gooden, Tom Glavine, and Johan Santana each start at least 4 openers on the hill – but who were the 13 men who only started one? There are some pretty good […]

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Winter Meetings Wrap-Up and Renewed Hope For Mets Fans

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Wrap-Up and Renewed Hope For Mets Fans

It’s was a productive four days for Sandy Alderson and the Mets at Lake Buena Vista, home of the Baseball Winter Meetings. This past week has rejuvenated the fan base as they saw some signs that the Mets might be back in business again. The Mets were able to do things that they haven’t been […]

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Bartolo Colon – An Intriguing Signing

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon – An Intriguing Signing

The signing of Bartolo Colon is an intriguing one. It sends the message that the Mets aren’t throwing in the towel for 2014 with Matt Harvey being out for the season. It’s a huge (sorry, had to throw that in) signing. It means that we’ve added a solid starter that gives us four really good […]

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The Beat Goes On: Signs That The Mets Are Back In Business

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
The Beat Goes On: Signs That The Mets Are Back In Business

Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post Maybe this really is a sign the Mets are back in the business of brandishing, pairing the Colon signing with Curtis Granderson and seemingly stating, for the first time in forever, Madoff’s $50 billion lie finally has stopped chiseling away at their finances and their foundation. The Wilpons and the […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select RHP Seth Rosin, Trade Him To Dodgers For PTBNL

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select RHP Seth Rosin, Trade Him To Dodgers For PTBNL

The Rule 5 Draft is now concluded and the Mets have selected 25-year old right-hander Seth Rosin from the Phillies organization in the major league phase of the draft. The Phillies surprisingly didn’t protect Seth Rosin who went 9-6 with a 4.33 ERA and 1.22 WHIP last season for Triple-A Reading. However, the turned around and traded Rosin to […]

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David Wright: Curtis Instantly Makes Us A Better Team

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright: Curtis Instantly Makes Us A Better Team

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Where Curtis Granderson will fit in with the New York Mets outfield is still to be determined, David Wright has no doubt he does fit with his team. Granderson is penciled in to hit fourth behind Wright, giving him the protection he hasn’t had since Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado were here. Manager Terry Collins doesn’t know which of the […]

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