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Weighing The Options Of A 2012 Rotation Without Santana

An article by posted on December 15, 2011 0 Comments
Weighing The Options Of A 2012 Rotation Without Santana

Yesterday we learned of the possibility that ailing ace Johan Santana might not be ready for Opening Day. If that is the case, then what are the Mets to do as far as that fifth spot in the rotation? They have next-to-nothing left to spend and lack a bonafide 6th starter. With a rotation in […]

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The Silver Lining To This Mets Debacle?

An article by posted on December 14, 2011 0 Comments
The Silver Lining To This Mets Debacle?

Every once in a while, I come across a comment on MMO that reads more like a stand-alone post and deserves special consideration. T Agee responded to my post this morning and gave me much to think about, but more importantly he reminds me of a few things that I sometimes forget while I stew […]

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Mets Offseason Targets: LHP Hong-Chinh Kuo

An article by posted on December 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Targets: LHP Hong-Chinh Kuo

I had a chance to check out all the players that were recently non tendered on Tuesday night and came up with a list of players that would seem like good potential targets for the Mets as the offseason wears on. Of course none of these players come without flaws or they wouldn’t have been […]

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A Bridge To Nowhere

An article by posted on December 14, 2011 0 Comments
A Bridge To Nowhere

As you may have heard or read on this site a couple of days ago, the Mets received a $40 million dollar bridge loan to help them buy time until the sales of those $20 million dollars stakes to individual investors start materializing. It was Bank of America who kicked in the dough, and it […]

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Ike Davis Should Be Untouchable For The Mets!

An article by posted on December 13, 2011 0 Comments
Ike Davis Should Be Untouchable For The Mets!

Yes, I know the arguments, “Mets are in a rebuilding mode” and nobody should be untouchable. For the most part you would be right, not many players on this team should be untouchable. Ike Davis however does not fall into that category. If there is one player on this team that we all should be […]

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Niese Rumors Are Gaining Steam

An article by posted on December 13, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the trade buzz surrounding starting pitcher Jon Niese is getting louder and that at least 3 or 4 teams are currently interested in acquiring the young southpaw from the Mets. “If the package is right, the Mets will deal him,” writes Heyman. The Mets are believed to be looking for a […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Tillman Pugh

An article by posted on December 13, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Tillman Pugh

  As 22-year-old Tillman Pugh prepares for his third season as a minor leaguer in the Mets farm system. He is working hard with the realization of just how important this season will be for him. This is the year he will get the opportunity to open the season in a long season league. He should […]

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The Mets’ Great Depression Era

An article by posted on December 12, 2011 148 Comments
The Mets’ Great Depression Era

What is it about the last ten years of Mets baseball that makes so many Met fans resistant to change it? What is so extraordinary about the last decade that make so many reluctant to let it go? I keep hearing and reading that these same fans who are opposed to change, are only interested in winning […]

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MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #4 Jenrry Mejia, RHP

An article by posted on December 12, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #4 Jenrry Mejia, RHP

When the Mets signed RHP Jenrry Mejia as an IFA out of the Dominican Republic, in 2007, they knew they were getting a diminutive 17-year-old, with an electric fastball. He was brought along slowly with his innings pitched, so as not to damage this tender young thoroughbred. He needed to be babied, while his body […]

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What Do The Mets Do When The Young Guns Are Ready?

An article by posted on December 12, 2011 0 Comments
What Do The Mets Do When The Young Guns Are Ready?

Right now as presently constituted the Mets starting rotation is fairly solid. Santana, Dickey, Pelfrey, Niese and Gee are a decent 1-5, but the question to me is, what do you do when the young guns are ready? The Mets initially wanted to retain Capuano, but that became out of the question when he wanted a two […]

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