Mets Thoughts

Mets Have Some Interesting Stories To Follow In 2011

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

As we know the Mets don’t have much money to spend this off season.  Whether it’s only five million dollars or a little more Alderson is allowed to spend there will not be any top free agent signings this year.  No Cliff Lee or Carl Crawford next season. With signing 2nd or possibly 3rd tier […]

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In Alderson We Trust?

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments

Remember 1986? Wasn’t it great? We had Gary and Keith, Doc and Darryl, Lenny and Wally, Mookie and Frank. Frank???? Frank who? Remember the miracle of 1969? What an amazin’ year? Tom and Jerry, Cleon and Agee, Swoboda and Shamsky, Buddy and Johnny. Johnny??? Who the hell was Johnny? The Frank I’m referring to was […]

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Mets Looking at Moises Alou for Coaching Staff Position

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Looking at Moises Alou for Coaching Staff Position

Update 12/9/10: According to Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog, Moises Alou declined the Mets offer to join their coaching staff. Update 12/8/10:  According to Adam Rubin, despite what Kevin Burkhardt said, a team source told him that the Mets are not considering Moises Alou for the 1B coaching position.  I guess i was partially on the […]

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IMO: Winter Meetings 2010

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson has guaranteed the Mets will come back from the 2010 Winter Meetings with new players. He is quoted as saying: “I can guarantee you we’ll come back with some new players, I can’t guarantee you how high-profile they will be or how many. If nothing else, we’ll pick in the Rule 5 Draft […]

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Jason Bay Deal Is A Steal Compared To What Werth Got

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments
Jason Bay Deal Is A Steal Compared To What Werth Got

Last night, when I first heard about the seven-year, $126 million deal that Jayson Werth signed with the Nationals, it was so hard to digest the news because it seemed so unbelievable to me. Somehow, somebody just reported some bad information and the news spread like wildfire, I thought. What could Mike Rizzo and the Nationals […]

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Alderson Shocked By What Nationals Gave Jayson Werth

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments
Alderson Shocked By What Nationals Gave Jayson Werth

I thought this was so funny, that I had to share with you guys. Sandy Alderson arrived in Orlando only a couple of hours ago. When he heard about the mega-deal Jayson Werth signed with Nationals, he was taken by surprise. “It makes some of our contracts look pretty good,” Alderson said. “That’s a long time […]

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An Undervalued Reliever?

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments

I think everybody here realizes that the Mets primary objective at the Winter Meetings is, and should be to acquire bullpen help. Sure, they need to get themselves a starter or two that can help keep them afloat in 2011, but they do have some players in the minor leagues that could be given a […]

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Henry Blanco Could Be Heading To The D’Backs

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments
Henry Blanco Could Be Heading To The D’Backs

According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, Henry Blanco could be on his way to the Diamondbacks who have him ranked very high on their wish list for backup catcher. He writes, The Diamondbacks have interest in a backup catcher, and I’m told that free agent veteran Henry Blanco is at or near the […]

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Hope Is The Plan For The New Mets In 2011

An article by posted on December 4, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson said it again, that the Mets have little payroll flexibility and aren’t expected to make a splash in the free-agent market. Again, even if the Mets cut Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo, they are still on the hook for $18 million between them. It’s not as if the money could be spent elsewhere. […]

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Should the Mets Be Worried About The Bullpen?

An article by posted on December 4, 2010 0 Comments

As we all know by now, Hisanori Takahashi signed with the Angels, Sean Green was non-tendered, and Pedro Feliciano, whom many thought would accept the Mets arbitration, declined it.  Now, with these three officially out, should the Mets worry about the bullpen heading into spring training? Honestly, I believe so.  This definitely concerns me because we […]

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