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Talkin’ Baseball: Beane vs Rizzo Throwdown

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Talkin’ Baseball: Beane vs Rizzo Throwdown

Chase Hughes of CSN Washington, did some digging around and discovered that since Mike Rizzo took over as the GM of the Washington Nationals, he’s orchestrated seven different trades with Billy Beane of the Oakland Athletics since 2010. That’s a lot of dealing with one team and sometimes they end up trading the same players […]

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Yankees Have No Intentions Of Trading Gardner

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Yankees Have No Intentions Of Trading Gardner

The Yankees have “absolutely no intention” of trading Brett Gardner to clear room in center field for Jacoby Ellsbury or to fill a need elsewhere, according to team president Randy Levine. Appearing Sunday morning on ESPN Radio’s “The Ian O’Connor Show,” Levine declined to comment on reports the Yankees rejected a Gardner-for-Brandon Phillips trade offer from Cincinnati but did say he fully […]

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How Many Current Mets Will Still Be Around For Amazins’ Next Championship?

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
How Many Current Mets Will Still Be Around For Amazins’ Next Championship?

This exercise was done in light of the questions concerning Flores’ and Lagares’ roster spots on who is the future for the Mets and who is just passing through. The headline may sound a bit optimistic, but we are looking identify the strengths and weaknesses on the roster. These opinions are my own and not […]

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Mark Mulder: Mets Could Catch Lightning In A Bottle

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mark Mulder: Mets Could Catch Lightning In A Bottle

Despite the addition of Bartolo Colon, the Mets reportedly continue to monitor the free-agent market to find another starting pitcher to meet their needs.  Unfortunately, with every passing day, the list of reliable options continues to dwindle. While the Mets have reported interest in Johan Santana, Freddy Garcia, and others out there, this begs the question; why […]

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Mets’ Trades Of The Past – Mazzilli Goes To Texas

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets’ Trades Of The Past – Mazzilli Goes To Texas

While Mets’ fans wait to see if Ike Davis or Daniel Murphy will be traded and what they might bring back, here’s a look at a trade that was unpopular with many fans at the time, but turned out to be a great move for the Mets in every way possible. During the dismal years […]

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MMO Flashback: Remembering “Hot” Rod Kanehl

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Remembering “Hot” Rod Kanehl

I want to thank Nick Diunte of The Examiner for reminding me of this piece that was first posted by Barry in 2007. Today is the anniversary of Rod Kanehl’s  passing. He was one of the first homegrown, fan favorites, the Mets had. Enjoy. * * * * * * * * With all the […]

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Trading with the Enemy

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Trading with the Enemy

Trading with the enemy is pretty rare – and when I mean the enemy, I’m referring to trading within the division – and the Yankees.  You don’t want to be on the bad end of a trade and be burned for years to come when trading with your chief rivals. So what trades have the […]

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Mets Make It Official: Bartolo Colon Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official: Bartolo Colon Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

It is now official. The Mets have agreed to sign Bartolo Colon to a two-year, $20 million dollar deal. Colon is coming off a solid season in which he went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA and 1.16 WHIP n 30 starts spanning 190 innings for the Athletics. The 40-year old got his two year deal […]

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On Matt Harvey Doing Guest Appearances During Mets Broadcasts

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
On Matt Harvey Doing Guest Appearances During Mets Broadcasts

Bob Raisman of the Daily News came up with a great idea of having Matt Harvey doing special guest spots during some SNY Mets telecasts, whether it be in the booth or studio. “Naturally this all will be predicated on whether Harvey, coming off Tommy John surgery, would be inclined to go behind the microphone,” […]

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Mets Were Among The Winners At The Winter Meetings

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Were Among The Winners At The Winter Meetings

John Harper of the Daily News picks his winners and losers of the just concluded Baseball Winter Meetings. Among the losers he tabs the Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves for losing key players, and the Toronto Blue Jays for doing essentially nothing. As for the winners he goes with the Washington Nationals, Seattle Mariners, and oh […]

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