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Free Agency Begins Today – Type A’s, Type B’s and Type Mets

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments

David Lennon of Newsday did the legwork on this… Sandy Alderson reiterated Monday that he still expects to have a 2012 payroll in the $100 million-$110 million range, but does not want it all to be spent before Opening Day. If so, the bulk of that money already is slotted for nine players: Johan Santana […]

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Anyone Up For An Endy Chavez Reunion?

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
Anyone Up For An Endy Chavez Reunion?

While looking through name upon name of the free-agents this winter, the familiar ring of “Endy Chavez” jumped off the page at me. After mulling it over, I would not be opposed to seeing Chavez back patrolling the outfield of Citi Field. The 33-year old outfielder is forever etched in the memory of every Met fan […]

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Wilpon Is Right, Minority Owners None Of Mets Fans Business

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
Wilpon Is Right, Minority Owners None Of Mets Fans Business

This past Monday, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon updated the media and fans about the status of the minority ownership stakes, saying it was “going very well.” That was the first significant update since the David Einhorn deal fell apart. Fans and the media alike were interested in who these minority owners were, and Mr. Wilpon […]

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Sizemore Open To Playing Any Outfield Position

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
Sizemore Open To Playing Any Outfield Position

Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post, reported that free agent outfielder Grady Sizemore is open to playing any outfield position; and not just center field. “He’s open to anything,” said his agent, Joe Urbon. “He’s not limiting his choices at all.” Original Post 11/2 - Sizing Up Sizemore For Mets Center Field Job The Mets have made a string of […]

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R.A. Dickey To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments

According to ESPN New York, R.A. Dickey plans to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for charity this January. The 37-year old knuckleballer plans to make the trek despite the uneasy reaction from the Mets, who would have grounds to void his contract should he get injured on the 19,000 mile journey to Uhuru Peak. “Yeah. I’m a […]

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Too Funny To Ignore…

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments

Forgive me, oh mighty one…. I nearly slipped on a proverbial banana peel when I got a look at this headline… Come on man… Really? Yesterday we had Andy Martino break the news that a Mets source confirmed the team will not offer Reyes a 6-7 year deal, now this…. I need to create a […]

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Ruth, Maris, And The Infamous Number 61

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments
Ruth, Maris, And The Infamous Number 61

With steroids corrupting record upon record, we sometimes forget about arguably one of the biggest controversies in baseball at its time: Roger Maris’ single-season record of 61 home runs. On the final day of the 1961, Maris ripped his 61st home run to shatter the legendary Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record of 60. Many […]

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Bringing In Walls Is Like Adding a 30-HR Hitter, But Reyes’ Game Could Suffer

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments

I’m very glad to see that the Wilpons finally agreed to change the color of the outfield walls to blue. I still can’t for the life of me understand what the logic was behind black and orange, but thankfully that chapter of Citi Field is now behind us. While I’m quite pleased with the aesthetic and cosmetic changes, the more […]

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Mets Have 4 or 5 Guys Above The Line In Rotation?

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Have 4 or 5 Guys Above The Line In Rotation?

“We’ve got four or five guys that I would call ‘above the line,’ that we could go into the season with, in the rotation…We have far fewer than that in the bullpen right now.” ~ Sandy Alderson You’re squinting your eyes, scratching your heads, and  wondering what the heck that means aren’t you? A new […]

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New CBA Could Minimize Free Agent Compensation and Hurt The Mets

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports shares some details about the new Collective bargaining Agreement which is expected to be announced very shortly and possibly before the official start of free agency on Thursday. Unlike past negotiations between the owners and the Players Union, things have been going quite smoothly under the circumstances and both sides seem […]

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