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Morning Grind: Santana, Harris, Hairston, Young

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments

Hope everyone is having a good week…  Here are the recent Mets headlines: Mets Sign Willie Harris, Scott Hairston Adding depth to the outfield, the Mets have inked outfielders Willie Harris and Scott Hairston to one-year deals. Willie Harris has been a thorn in the Mets side for years, not necessarily with the bat, but with the glove. Harris has […]

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Recap From Citi Field Kids Day

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday at Citi Field, the Mets hosted their first of six annual Citi Field Kids Days, where children from all over the New York area are treated to a private tour of the Mets clubhouse and a complimentary lunch. The kids and the media filed into the Mets clubhouse for a brief presentation and, to […]

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Jose Reyes Says No Contract Talks After Season Starts

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes met with reporters after the Citi Field Kids event and Adam Rubin of ESPN New York posted a great video of Reyes who discusses a variety of things, most importantly that he has no intention of negotiating any deal with the Mets during the regular season. Reyes also discussed the possibility of being […]

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My 2011 Projections For Mets Starters

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Now that the dust has settled, and the Mets rotation has taken shape, I decided to come up with some pre-season projections for the Mets rotation in 2011. I also included early projections from the esteemed Bill James which you can always get at Fan Graphs, as well as projections from CBS Sportsline which is a […]

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Weighing In On Recent Mets Flurries

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments
Weighing In On Recent Mets Flurries

For four weeks nothing but radio silence, then out of nowhere, two straight weeks of pandemonium and when the dust settled we find ourselves a couple of catchers, a couple of outfielders, a middle infielder, three relievers and two starting pitchers richer. Whew… I’m gonna need a few days just to figure out what the heck just […]

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Why Chris Young Benefits the Mets

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments

As our own Hojo’s Mojo reported earlier this afternoon, Chris Young and the Mets have agreed to a deal, thus ending weeks of speculation of where and when he will sign.  It has taken the Mets and Chris Young forever, it seems like, to sign a deal.  But in the end, the signing will benefit the […]

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Mike Pelfrey Settles With Mets To Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments

As I supposed in my original post, the Mets have indeed settled with Mike Pelfrey and thus avoiding arbitration. ESPN New York is reporting that arbitration-eligible Mike Pelfrey has settled with the Mets. An organization source said the deal will pay Pelfrey $3.925 million during the upcoming season. He can earn $50,000 extra in performance bonuses. […]

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From Left Field: Young’s In, Who’s Out?

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments

Finally, the Mets have signed Chris Young to a one-year deal. Rumors of the Mets’ interest had been circulating for much of the offseason, but the deal is done. So with the addition of Young, that begs the question: What should we expect the pitching rotation to look like? In my last post, I gave […]

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What I Want To See From Collins On Managing The Bullpen

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments

November 23, 2010 is the day that Terry Collins was officially announced the new manager of the New York Mets. I’ve been on record saying that I don’t agree with Sandy Alderson’s hiring of Collins. I’m not going into why again. It’s done. Collins will be the manager for 2011 and most likely 2012. I don’t […]

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David Wright: To C Or Not To C

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
David Wright: To C Or Not To C

Kerel Cooper form one of my favorite Mets blogs On The Black, tossed out that age old question that comes up each year right before the start of spring training: Should David Wright be named captain of the Mets? I have never really understood the significance of a baseball team having a captain, and of course there’s […]

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