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Mets Arizona Fall League Recap

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their regular season this week, and will play their championship game tomorrow as division leaders Surprise Saquaros (26-10) and Salt City Rafters (22-16) face-off in a one game showdown. Here are the final statistics for the Mets contingent who played for the Peoria Javelinas (16-19). Keep in mind that […]

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2011 Mets Player Review: Ike Davis, 1B

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Mets Player Review: Ike Davis, 1B

We began our review of the 2011 Mets by examining their free agents and players the team will consider tending contracts to. We started evaluating the rest of the roster, beginning with infielder Ruben Tejada and continue today with first baseman Ike Davis. Tomorrow: Daniel Murphy. IKE DAVIS, 1B THE SKINNY: Davis became a Mets cult […]

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Mets Top Position Player Prospects Were Disappointing in 2011

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

I came into this season with high hopes for guys such as Cory Vaughn, Cesar Puello, Wilmer Flores and Aderlin Rodriguez.  However, not a single one of the players I just listed came close to their 2011 expectations, especially for where they were ranked in the system.  I understand that they are young, and still have […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Mets Put The “Off” In Offseason

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout: Mets Put The “Off” In Offseason

Now that the Mets have thrown (John) Debus under the bus, maybe it is time to start reshaping this sub-.500 team. It’s a revelation that the bullpen coach was at the forefront of the teams’ woes and that GM Sandy Alderson swiftly extracted him (and a few other scapegoats, such as fan favorite, Mookie Wilson) […]

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If The Team Values Innings Pitched, Why Do They Let Pelfrey Pitch So Many Of Them?

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
If The Team Values Innings Pitched, Why Do They Let Pelfrey Pitch So Many Of Them?

While reading about a rumor that the Mets and Rockies discussed a potential Mike Pelfrey for Huston Street swap on MetsBlog, I came across this comment by Matt Cerrone regarding Pelfrey. It’s something he never fails to say whenever he mentions Mike Pelfrey: “The team values innings pitched and, at the very least, he delivers […]

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My Recession Mets Wish List

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments

Being that we are in a “Met-conomic downturn” if you will, the coveted free agents this winter are nothing more than overpriced commodities the Mets can only stare agape at through a store window while other teams snatch them off the shelves. Instead, the Amazin’s are forced to look in the “Clearance Sale” bin and […]

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Q&A With Mack Ade from Mack’s Mets

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Q&A With Mack Ade from Mack’s Mets

I caught up with Mack Ade of Mack’s Mets for a Q&A about the Savannah Sand Gnats the other day. Mack was nice enough to answer a whole lot of questions about the Mets farmhands that passed through Savannah this past season. Which players are going to advance to St. Lucie next year? Which players […]

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Alderson Meets With Reps For RHP Matt Capps

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Meets With Reps For RHP Matt Capps

As I posted last night, Newsday’s Ken Davidoff confirmed that the Mets met with the representatives for free agent RHP Frank Francisco. Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger is reporting that Sandy Alderson also met with the representative for reliever Matt Capps. Last season with the Minnesota Twins, relief pitcher Matt Capps went 4-7 with 15 saves and […]

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Endy Chavez On Mets Radar

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Endy Chavez On Mets Radar

Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, says the Mets are tossing around the idea of bringing back outfielder Endy Chavez. According to one high-ranking team insider, the Mets are open to a second stint in Flushing for the free agent outfielder, and have discussed Chavez — albeit in a very informal and preliminary way — with agent […]

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Video: Sandy Alderson Updates Jose Reyes Situation

An article by posted on November 16, 2011 0 Comments

Tonight on the MLB Network, Sandy Alderson spoke briefly about the Jose Reyes situation. One key point was that from his stand point, the length of a contract is typically more difficult to swallow than the dollars. Another point he spoke about was the relationship Reyes has with Mets fans and how that effects what the […]

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