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Heilman Signs With The Mariners

An article by posted on January 10, 2012 0 Comments
Heilman Signs With The Mariners

Free Agent right-handed reliever Aaron Heilman signed a Minor League deal with Seattle on Tuesday and will get a shot in Spring Training as a non-roster invitee. The former Met Heilman was initially shipped to Seattle in the three team, 12 player trade that landed the Mets J.J. Putz before the 2009 season. Heilman, 33, has […]

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A Touching Piazza Tribute

An article by posted on January 10, 2012 0 Comments

Piazza tribute…. last game at Shea This video was edited by my friend and fellow Mets Die Hard Fanatic Max Sanzo. Thanks Max, it’s a very beautiful video dedicated to the one, the only Mike Piazza.

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Temper Your Expectations

An article by posted on January 10, 2012 0 Comments
Temper Your Expectations

Hey MMO readers, I’m not looking to be a Debbie Downer with this post, but I wanted to draw a bit of a comparison to my colleague Clayton’s post yesterday about the Mets offense being better than we think in 2012. I think Clayton drew some fair points, but the bottom line is that it […]

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Barry Larkin Elected To The Hall Of Fame

An article by posted on January 9, 2012 0 Comments
Barry Larkin Elected To The Hall Of Fame

Congratulations to Barry Larkin on his election into the Hall of Fame. Here is the how the voting went down for the top five players: Barry Larkin 86%, Jack Morris 67%, Jeff Bagwell 56%, Lee Smith 51%, and Tim Raines 49% Barry Larkin was the only player to be inducted which is exactly how our […]

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Is 200 Innings The Be-All-End-All For Starting Pitchers?

An article by posted on January 9, 2012 0 Comments
Is 200 Innings The Be-All-End-All For Starting Pitchers?

How valuable is Mike Pelfrey to the Mets rotation? I’ve often had this debate with a couple of guys I work with who are addicted to the Mets like I am. Depending on who you ask, you’ll come across many who will say we need Pelfrey because he gives us innings? And while that’s true, somewhat, what’s the big […]

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Mets Offense May Be Better Than You Think In 2012

An article by posted on January 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Offense May Be Better Than You Think In 2012

For the first time in nine seasons, the Amazin’s will take the field without their sparkplug, Jose Reyes. When the 4-time all-star inked his 6-year $106 million deal with the Marlins, the general idea was that the Mets offense would be left in shambles. Although the production will not be the same, the perceived gaping hole in […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Erik Goeddel, RHP

An article by posted on January 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Erik Goeddel, RHP

This week I got the chance to chat with New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect, Erik Goeddel. Erik pitched this year in the starting rotation for the Savannah Sand Gnats, in the South Atlantic League. He missed some time in the middle of last season because of an injury, but is back to 100% now […]

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Will Justin Turner Get Caught In A Numbers Game

An article by posted on January 7, 2012 0 Comments
Will Justin Turner Get Caught In A Numbers Game

As was reported on MMO yesterday, the New York Mets have signed defensive-minded shortstop Ronny Cedeno to a one-year, $1.1 million dollar contract. Cedeno, 28, was the Pirates starting shortstop since they acquired him in 2009. In 313 games for the Bucs, Cedeno batted a meager .254/.297/.367/.664 in 1,126 plate appearances. Obviously he’s here for one purpose […]

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Eight Things That Mets/CRG Will Lead To

An article by posted on January 7, 2012 0 Comments
Eight Things That Mets/CRG Will Lead To

Now that I’ve established what Turnaround Consultants like CRG actually do, and that barely less than 10% of the businesses that contract them file for bankruptcy, here is what you can expect to see in the next 12 months. Like all the top turnaround consultants out there, CRG will do an exhaustive analysis on all aspects of […]

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2012 Mets Top Prospects: # 31 – # 40

An article by posted on January 7, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Mets Top Prospects: # 31 – # 40

As we continue our analysis of the Mets minor league system through player rankings, I offer you the NY Mets Top Prospects, numbers 31 to 40. Although a few players here have slipped as far as their perceived rankings of the last few years, most listed here are new to Mets prospect rankings. Let’s take […]

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