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Blue Jays Like Niese, Could Be Great Trade Partner

An article by posted on December 12, 2011 0 Comments

Last week during the baseball’s Winter Meeting’s news surfaced that the Mets were guaging interest in Jon Niese. At a time when players like Gio Gonzalez are being heavily sought after in a weak LHP market, Niese could prove valuable. One of the teams believed to be interested is the Toronto Blue Jays. And why […]

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Meet The Newest Met, Andres Torres

An article by posted on December 11, 2011 0 Comments
Meet The Newest Met, Andres Torres

Here’s a pretty cool video of the player who will be patrolling centerfield for the Mets in 2012, Andres Torres. I believe fans are going to love this guy. Nobody will mistake Torres for Carlos Beltran, but defensively he will get the job done better than most, and if he returns to his 2010 levels offensively, that Pagan trade looks like […]

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Tom Seaver To Appear On Studio 42 with Bob Costas

An article by posted on December 11, 2011 0 Comments

Hall of Famer and three-time Cy Young Award winner Tom Seaver discusses his legendary 20-year career in a new episode of MLB Network’s Studio 42 with Bob Costas: Monday, December 12 at 9:00 PM ET Seaver comments on being part of the 1969 World Champion New York Mets and his contract dispute with former Mets’ owner M. Donald Grant prior to being […]

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The Morning Grind: Kumbaya vs. Devil’s Advocate

An article by posted on December 11, 2011 0 Comments
The Morning Grind: Kumbaya vs. Devil’s Advocate

I haven’t done a Morning Grind in a while, although my colleague Clayton has done a nice job with them lately. But there’s something that’s been bugging me in the last few days and I wanted to bring it to a debate. Basically, it’s a question based on so much of what I’ve seen on […]

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MMO Flashback: 12/13/2010 – It’s Always About The Money

An article by posted on December 11, 2011 0 Comments

MMO FLASHBACK - DECEMBER 13, 2010 I feel compelled to pen something before the end of this year, although it is a year that we would all like to forget as Mets fans.  We have had almost nothing to brag about during the off-season as fans of the Metropolitans except that we have returning players that may help […]

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Jon Garland Fits The Alderson Mold

An article by posted on December 10, 2011 0 Comments

It’s no secret the Mets have been penny pinching this offseason. Between the slew of minimal contracts we’ve offered and the lack of any offer to Jose Reyes, it is evident that Sandy Alderson and the front office are examining the bargain bin rather than the premium shelf to construct this team for 2012. Despite […]

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Mets Will Need Fast Start In 2012 Or It Will Be A Long Summer

An article by posted on December 10, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Will Need Fast Start In 2012 Or It Will Be A Long Summer

Jose Reyes has left for Miami, and we wish him nothing but success. It’s time now to prepare for life without Reyes and look ahead to the 2012 season. In 2012, the Mets cannot sleep-walk through the month of April, they’ll need to leave spring training ready for serious baseball action and get off to […]

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Pudge Would Bring a Veteran Presence to the Mets

An article by posted on December 10, 2011 0 Comments
Pudge Would Bring a Veteran Presence to the Mets

CBS Sports MLB Insider, Jon Heyman, tweeted yesterday that Ivan Rodriguez is working out to get ready for the new season, and he believes that the Mets could be interested in Pudge’s services. The Mets have been lacking a veteran catcher for the past several years (since Paul Lo Duca, or Brian Schneider).  At the right […]

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ESPN: Marlins Getting A Feel For Interest In Hanley Ramirez

An article by posted on December 9, 2011 0 Comments
ESPN: Marlins Getting A Feel For Interest In Hanley Ramirez

Buster Olney of ESPN tweets – Under category of Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Marlins have poked around in the market to get a feel for interest in Hanley Ramirez. The plot thickens. Original Post 12/7 A rumor circulated yesterday that Hanley Ramirez asked to be traded and is in an uproar about the idea of moving over […]

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Sandy Has A Plan, What A Relief…

An article by posted on December 9, 2011 0 Comments

As pointed out by Mike Salfino of SNY Why Guys, there’s more to the additions of relievers Jon Rauch, Frank Francisco and Ramon Ramirez than just the obvious which was to bolster a depleted bullpen. Relievers are very easy to trade at the deadline for real prospects, especially when the relievers in question have either […]

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