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Beggars Can’t Be Choosy

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments
Beggars Can’t Be Choosy

According to the New York Post, the agent for reliever Matt Capps said that “he hasn’t heard from Mets since the GM meetings,’ which is when the Mets had told him they were interested in his client. Also, another reliever the Mets were interested in, Jonathan Broxton, is expected to sign with a new team […]

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Why Revenue Sharing and Luxury Tax Failed

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments

You can get dizzy trying to figure out the various formulas for revenue sharing and the luxury tax, but some things are givens. There will always be some teams willing to spend because the objective is to win. There will also be some teams not willing to spend and find comfort in using their small […]

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Why Misleading Stats On David Wright Change Everything

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
Why Misleading Stats On David Wright Change Everything

Since 2004, David Wright has been a fan favorite.  His name can be found all over the Mets’ all-time offensive leaderboard and he has accomplished this all before his 29th birthday.  Because of this, some Mets fans would find it impossible to see the team without David Wright and would consider it sacrilege to trade […]

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Some Cold Hard Facts And Survival Tips For Mets Fans

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
Some Cold Hard Facts And Survival Tips For Mets Fans

I can’t stand it when people beat around the bush. I prefer straightforward and truthful responses to straightforward questions. Once a person lies to me, there’s little chance that you will ever catch me in the same room with that person ever again. My thoughts on leadership is simple; Say what you mean and mean what […]

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How Badly Do The Mets REALLY Need Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
How Badly Do The Mets REALLY Need Jose Reyes?

The past year has solely revolved around Jose Reyes and whether he will return in 2012 or skip town for a big payday. Many people, myself included, have criticized Sandy Alderson and the Mets for not acting sooner to lock the all-star shortstop. But upon further review, I am not sure he is healthy enough to […]

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With Thanksgiving Out of the Way, What Will The Mets Do?

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
With Thanksgiving Out of the Way, What Will The Mets Do?

Its great to be back at MMO. Did you guys miss me? Now that we have had our yearly helping of turkey, stuffing, cranberries, a glass of wine, and shopping mall fights for a $2 waffle maker on Black Friday, its time to find out whats going to happen in the ever so unpleasant world of the […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #8 Wilmer Flores, INF

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #8 Wilmer Flores, INF

Welcome to the 13th installment of the MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring Wilmer Flores at #8. The Mets signed Flores as a 16-year-old IFA out of Venezuela in August of 2007. Since then he has appeared on Mets Top Ten Prospect lists everywhere from number ten, all the way up to number […]

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Murray Chass Rips Into Bobby V Again

An article by posted on November 27, 2011 0 Comments
Murray Chass Rips Into Bobby V Again

Former New York Times columnist Murray Chass, went ballistic on Bobby Valentine on his blog where he writes about an exchange he recently had with Red Sox owner Larry Lucchino and GM Ben Cherington. If the Red Sox decided to interview one or more other candidates, it could be a sign that they are not prepared to […]

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One Week Until The 2011 Baseball Winter Meetings, Can I Get A Hell Yeah?

An article by posted on November 27, 2011 0 Comments
One Week Until The 2011 Baseball Winter Meetings, Can I Get A Hell Yeah?

Wow, how time flies… In just one week from tomorrow, the 2011 MLB Winter Meetings will kick off in Dallas, Texas. The four day event will run from December 5-8 and it’s expected to draw over 3,000 people including the GM and key front office people from all 30 Major League Baseball organizations. Also in […]

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A Few Things The Mets Won’t Be Thankful For Next Thanksgiving

An article by posted on November 26, 2011 0 Comments
A Few Things The Mets Won’t Be Thankful For Next Thanksgiving

After asking one of my buddies at work, a long suffering Mets fan like myself, to read my post about Cespedes this morning, he remarked afterward, “well there’s a player Mets fans won’t be thankful for next Thanksgiving.” What a freaking genius – and from a 20-year Jarhead no less. So let me get a […]

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