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The Downside To Upside and the Downsizing of the Mets

An article by posted on November 13, 2011 0 Comments
The Downside To Upside and the Downsizing of the Mets

I read a good post this morning from Steve Popper of the Bergen Record who wrote a little bit about seldom discussed return for losing  Jose Reyes – the compensatory picks. He writes that “draft picks have been the lure for this front office” because they are “confident they can rebuild the Mets’ farm system through smart […]

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MMO Flashback: Yippee-Ki-Yay, Jose Reyes

An article by posted on November 13, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s another great article originally written and posted back on February 15, 2011 by the always entertaining Rob Silverman AKA Tie Dyed. It’s a little bit prophetic and some of the comments are a blast to read nine months later. Enjoy… Nakatomi Plaza, Century City, CA: John McClane is acting alone, trying to save hostages […]

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2011 Player Review: Scott Hairston, Willie Harris

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Player Review: Scott Hairston, Willie Harris

John Delcos of Newyorkmetsreport.com and Joe DeCaro of Metsmerizedonline.com will be doing more and more projects together with the goal of merging two successful blogs in the hope of giving our readers everything they’ll need in covering the Mets. Continuing our review of the 2011 Mets, today we take a look at bench players Willie Harris and Scott Hairston. […]

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What’s So Funny?

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
What’s So Funny?

I came across this post on Amazin Avenue by Chris McShane, which actually reflects perfectly the overriding sentiment on Twitter immediately after it was announced the the Phillies agreed to a contract with closer Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year deal. He writes: The good news out of Philadelphia is that the Phillies have signed Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year […]

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Would You Trade Wright If Reyes Goes?

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
Would You Trade Wright If Reyes Goes?

With the news that Jose Reyes and the Marlins are getting closer and closer to reaching a deal, it may become time to seriously consider what life for the New York Mets will be like without Jose Reyes. It is highly unlikely that Reyes or any other big name free agent will sign until the […]

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Reyes Leaning Toward Marlins, But Wants To See More Offers

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Leaning Toward Marlins, But Wants To See More Offers

As Jorge Sedano, a contributor for the Miami Herald, first reported via Twitter that a team source told him that Jose Reyes to the Miami Marlins is “almost a done deal.” The news quickly gained steam and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, then reported that the Marlins have made significant offers to both Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Albert Pujols. Yesterday, […]

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Mets Notes: Mets Assign Evans and Pridie To Buffalo, Ike Davis Feeling Good

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Mets Assign Evans and Pridie To Buffalo, Ike Davis Feeling Good

The Mets have outrighted first baseman Nick Evans and outfielder Jason Pridie to Triple-A Buffalo. Both players have officially cleared waivers and have been removed from the Mets’ 40-man roster. Each player has the right to declare free agency, but both are expected to accept their assignments. Evans, now 25, is stuck behind Ike Davis at […]

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Phillies To Sign Jonathan Papelbon

An article by posted on November 11, 2011 0 Comments
Phillies To Sign Jonathan Papelbon

According to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, the Phillies have agreed to terms with closer Jonathan Papelbon on a 4-year deal in the $50 million ballpark, pending a physical. The Phillies were close to re-signing their former closer Ryan Madson to a rumored 4-year $44 million deal, but negotiations fell through and Amaro Jr. went with […]

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From Left Field: Really, the Marlins?

An article by posted on November 11, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Really, the Marlins?

When this offseason began, I expected teams like the San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and even the Philadelphia Phillies to throw their hat into the ring, in addition to the Mets of course. But just this week an interesting suitor emerged for Reyes…the Miami Marlins. As the team prepares to […]

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You Can’t Handle The Truth

An article by posted on November 11, 2011 0 Comments
You Can’t Handle The Truth

For many, our first impression was one of openness and honesty. When Sandy Alderson was introduced as general manager he spoke of wanting to win, yet said there would be difficult times. He gave hope things would be different in the new regime. There seemed to be an honesty about him absent from previous Mets […]

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