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The Two Hours Before Midnight Massacre

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
The Two Hours Before Midnight Massacre

In case you fell asleep early last night and haven’t been reading any of the other countless posts on the topic here at MMO, I have some sad news to report. A little over two hours before midnight, it was revealed that Jose Reyes decided to accept the Marlins’ latest contract offer of six years […]

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Things Sandy Alderson Says

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Things Sandy Alderson Says

I just read the complete transcript of Sandy Alderson’s press conference last night courtesy of ESPN New York. I feel like I’ve been sandbagged. Although I have a problem with a lot of things he said last night, my biggest issues were with these two items… What would be the message to Mets fans about 2012 […]

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Reyes Agrees To Six-Year, $102M Deal With Marlins

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Agrees To Six-Year, $102M Deal With Marlins

Pending a routine physical, Jose Reyes will become the Miami Marlins’ new shortstop. Reyes and the Marlins agreed to terms on a six-year deal that will reportedly pay him $102 million, the largest contract the Marlins have ever given to a player. “Done deal,” said a source with knowledge of the agreement. Reyes, the National […]

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Mets Lose Jose Reyes: Welcome to Last Place in the NL East

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Lose Jose Reyes: Welcome to Last Place in the NL East

The New York Mets’ core has officially broken up with the news that Jose Reyes has gone to the Miami Marlins. Both Ken Rosenthal and Buster Olney have confirmed that the deal is done. It is a six-year deal worth $106 million. Seeing the final terms of the deal makes it much worse that the […]

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Mets Contact K-Rod

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Contact K-Rod

This from the Hey Man… Now that’s interesting… Original Post 12/2 Before the Mets traded Frankie Rodriguez to the Brewers for two PTBNL’s they had the fourth best bullpen in the National League. K-rod was the closer of course, with Jason  Isringhausen performing admirably as the setup man, and Bobby Parnell and Pedro Beato were thriving in […]

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Interview With Mets Prospect LHP T.J. Chism

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Interview With Mets Prospect LHP T.J. Chism

I caught up to Brooklyn Cyclones left-hander T.J. Chism the other day, and he was kind enough to answer some questions for our readers at MetsMerizedOnline.com. T.J. had some really fascinating stuff to say, and there is no doubt that he will be a pitcher to keep an eye on as he progresses through the […]

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Mets’ Front Office Discuss Plans For 2012 Season And Beyond

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Mets’ Front Office Discuss Plans For 2012 Season And Beyond

On Wednesday, Sandy Alderson, Paul DePodesta, John Ricco and J.P. Ricciardi were on hand at Citi Field to discuss their plans for the 2012 season and beyond as they get ready for the Winter Meetings that begin tomorrow. Here are some of the comments they made: Sandy Alderson: We are committed to a winning team […]

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Pedro Martinez To Retire

An article by posted on December 3, 2011 0 Comments
Pedro Martinez To Retire

Pedro Martinez will soon announce his official retirement, according to MLB.com. Pedro Martinez, who put together one of the best four-year stretches as a starter in Major League history, told MLB.com’s Evan Drellich that he’s planning to officially announce his retirement soon. Martinez, 40, last pitched in the Majors in 2009 with the Phillies, making nine […]

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Sandy Alderson On If Jose Reyes Is A Franchise Player

An article by posted on December 3, 2011 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson On If Jose Reyes Is A Franchise Player

On Thursday, Sandy Alderson hosted a conference call with a few Mets bloggers that was by far the best one I ever participated in. We had some great questions from everyone and Sandy, who was very cordial, took his time and answered all of our questions concisely and proficiently. The tone of the call was […]

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Mets Today: How Long Is Mets Rebuilding Plan?

An article by posted on December 3, 2011 0 Comments

Joe Janish of Mets Today asks the question, “how long is the Mets rebuilding plan?” Assuming you believe the Mets are in a “rebuilding phase”, how long do you think the rebuilding plan will last? And why / how did you arrive at that time frame? The reason I ask is because there seems to […]

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