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General Manager’s Meetings Recap

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments
General Manager’s Meetings Recap

The GM Meetings in Milwaukee have wrapped up and here’s a quick summary of a few things we learned: Sandy Alderson spoke with representatives for relievers Frank Francisco and Matt Capps this week. Alderson said he was not close to signing anyone, but emphasized he is looking for two relievers who could close and not one. He expects them […]

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Here’s My Plan for 2012; What’s Yours Sandy?

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

There are a lot of people throwing their “plans” for the Mets out there, so I figure why can’t I? I think most if not all of us have come to the realization that the Mets are not printing money at Citi Field. Their biggest offseason move may be bringing the fences in. However, we start […]

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MMO Audio/Video: David Wright Discusses Anniversary, Offseason, Jose Reyes

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MMO Audio/Video: David Wright Discusses Anniversary, Offseason, Jose Reyes

David Wright was one of three Mets players selected to represent the team at the announcement of the 50th anniversary season Nov. 16 at Citi Field. I was on hand to cover the event for Metsmerized. Wright discussed a multitude of topics, while noting that he likes the team’s new uniforms and that his back […]

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Mets Arizona Fall League Recap

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their regular season this week, and will play their championship game tomorrow as division leaders Surprise Saquaros (26-10) and Salt City Rafters (22-16) face-off in a one game showdown. Here are the final statistics for the Mets contingent who played for the Peoria Javelinas (16-19). Keep in mind that […]

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2011 Mets Player Review: Ike Davis, 1B

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Mets Player Review: Ike Davis, 1B

We began our review of the 2011 Mets by examining their free agents and players the team will consider tending contracts to. We started evaluating the rest of the roster, beginning with infielder Ruben Tejada and continue today with first baseman Ike Davis. Tomorrow: Daniel Murphy. IKE DAVIS, 1B THE SKINNY: Davis became a Mets cult […]

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Mets Top Position Player Prospects Were Disappointing in 2011

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

I came into this season with high hopes for guys such as Cory Vaughn, Cesar Puello, Wilmer Flores and Aderlin Rodriguez.  However, not a single one of the players I just listed came close to their 2011 expectations, especially for where they were ranked in the system.  I understand that they are young, and still have […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Mets Put The “Off” In Offseason

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout: Mets Put The “Off” In Offseason

Now that the Mets have thrown (John) Debus under the bus, maybe it is time to start reshaping this sub-.500 team. It’s a revelation that the bullpen coach was at the forefront of the teams’ woes and that GM Sandy Alderson swiftly extracted him (and a few other scapegoats, such as fan favorite, Mookie Wilson) […]

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If The Team Values Innings Pitched, Why Do They Let Pelfrey Pitch So Many Of Them?

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
If The Team Values Innings Pitched, Why Do They Let Pelfrey Pitch So Many Of Them?

While reading about a rumor that the Mets and Rockies discussed a potential Mike Pelfrey for Huston Street swap on MetsBlog, I came across this comment by Matt Cerrone regarding Pelfrey. It’s something he never fails to say whenever he mentions Mike Pelfrey: “The team values innings pitched and, at the very least, he delivers […]

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My Recession Mets Wish List

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments

Being that we are in a “Met-conomic downturn” if you will, the coveted free agents this winter are nothing more than overpriced commodities the Mets can only stare agape at through a store window while other teams snatch them off the shelves. Instead, the Amazin’s are forced to look in the “Clearance Sale” bin and […]

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Q&A With Mack Ade from Mack’s Mets

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Q&A With Mack Ade from Mack’s Mets

I caught up with Mack Ade of Mack’s Mets for a Q&A about the Savannah Sand Gnats the other day. Mack was nice enough to answer a whole lot of questions about the Mets farmhands that passed through Savannah this past season. Which players are going to advance to St. Lucie next year? Which players […]

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