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Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands

Updated 12/9 The Mets had a meeting today with the agent for veteran free-agent righthander Bartolo Colon according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN. But thankfully, they were scared off by his contracts demands. We are hearing that there might be a two-year deal floating from at least one team, and we think it’s the Mariners. Also, not as much […]

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Remembering the Mets’ One-Hit Wonders

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Remembering the Mets’ One-Hit Wonders

As a kid, many of us dreamed of getting to the big leagues. Chances are, if you’re reading this – you didn’t make it, either. Most of the players who ever were drafted never make it through the ranks of the minors. Of the fortunate few who make to the Majors, even fewer go onto […]

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MMO Exclusive: Joe Torre Reflects On His Time With The Mets and Yankees

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Joe Torre Reflects On His Time With The Mets and Yankees

Joe Torre hoped it would happen, but he never dared think it would. The former New York Mets player and manager, who later carved his legacy as four-time World Series manager of the Yankees, was selected to the Hall of Fame today by the veteran’s committee. The announcement was made at the Walt Disney Swan resort […]

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Roy Halladay Announces Retirement

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Roy Halladay Announces Retirement

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, veteran starter Roy Halladay has announced his retirement. He will sign a one-day contract with Toronto, so he can retire as a Blue Jay. Halladay made only 13 starts for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2013 and underwent shoulder surgery in May to repair a torn labrum and repair a […]

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Thoughts On Syndergaard or Montero Making Team Out Of Spring Training

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Thoughts On Syndergaard or Montero Making Team Out Of Spring Training

Sandy Alderson retreated from a months-long stance that neither Rafael Montero or Noah Syndergaard had any chance of making the Mets starting rotation out of Spring Training. While a guest on WFAN, the Mets GM announced that the plan for these two exciting power arms will be similar to the tracks taken by Zack Wheeler […]

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The Mets Should Look To Tighten Up Defense At Shortstop

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Should Look To Tighten Up Defense At Shortstop

It sounds like the Mets won’t be adding Stephen Drew to hold down the shortstop position next season. Sandy Alderson also noted that Ruben Tejada could be the Mets’ shortstop when the season starts in 2014. Mets’ Twitter broke out into a panic when this news broke at around 6:15pm on the first night of […]

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Alderson Reiterates That Tejada May Start At Shortstop Next Season

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Reiterates That Tejada May Start At Shortstop Next Season

Last week, in his conference call to announce the Chris Young signing, Sandy Alderson said it was conceivable that Ruben Tejada could be the opening day shortstop. He said he had reached out to teams about trading for a shortstop, but that the market was very thin even before the Cards signed Peralta. After arriving to the […]

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Alderson Clarifies Earlier Statement On $85 Million Payroll

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Alderson Clarifies Earlier Statement On $85 Million Payroll

Sandy Alderson clarified his comments during his briefing tonight when he told reporters that he is now working with an $85 million payroll figure. What he meant to say was that payroll would not be lower than $85 million which was $2 million less than his original $87 million base. I wish he would stop talking […]

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Thoughts On The Improbable Gardner For Murphy Swap

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts On The Improbable Gardner For Murphy Swap

The Daniel Murphy for Brett Gardner trade talk is continuing to pick up steam despite the Mets and Yankees appearing to be strange bedfellows. Lets start with Andy Martino of the Daily News who says the Mets have already told an official from at least one other club that they are willing to move Daniel […]

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Featured Post: Don’t Give Up On Ike Davis

An article by posted on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Don’t Give Up On Ike Davis

With the Met outfield taking shape, attention turns to other position player needs.  Shortstop and first base were two areas the Met front office indicated needed attention during the off-season. Speculation has swirled that the Mets have lost patience with Ike Davis and are actively shopping him around.  The longball results the Mets expected from […]

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