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Too Much Moneyball

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Too Much Moneyball

Don’t let the name of this Moneyball paraody fool you… Well done, Jest. Although as a Mets fan, I really shouldn’t be so smug about seeing the Yankees get knocked out in the first round of the playoffs, but come on man… It’s the Yankees!

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Big Money, Big Busts

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments

I wish I had a dollar for everytime I saw Mets fans bemoaning the Mets offseason a year ago for not going after one of these players; especially Crawford and Dunn. 7 Years, $142,000,000 After a 2010 season in which he produced a line that looked like this: .307/.356/.495 Crawford completely tanked in Boston this […]

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Prospect Pulse: 2012 Top Ten List

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: 2012 Top Ten List

With all these Top Ten lists coming out, I thought I’d chime in with my own version, hope you like.      Mets Top Ten Prospects list for 2012: 1.  Jeurys Familia 2.  Zack Wheeler 3.  Matt Harvey 4.  Wilmer Flores 5.  Kirk Nieuwenhuis 6.  Reese Havens 7.  Cesar Puello 8.  Gilbert Gomez 9.  Jordany […]

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Free Agent CF Options

An article by posted on October 9, 2011 0 Comments
Free Agent CF Options

As many people have heard Angel Pagan is a prime Non-Tender candidate this offseason. Many people believe the Mets do not feel Pagan is worth what he may command in Arbitration. I recently suggested the Mets consider trading Daniel Murphy for B.J. Upton this offseason, which you can read here. If the Mets decide to […]

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Phoreshadowing The Phillies’ Phuture

An article by posted on October 8, 2011 0 Comments
Phoreshadowing The Phillies’ Phuture

In making the final out of the Phillies’ season for the second straight year, Ryan Howard suffered an apparent Achilles injury, falling to the ground and writhing in pain as the Cardinals celebrated their unlikely division series victory.  In a worst-case scenario (torn ACL), Howard would miss nine months or more while recovering from surgery […]

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Phillies Season Ends With A Whimper And A Thud

An article by posted on October 8, 2011 0 Comments

St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter went all the way on a three-hit shutout to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 in the deciding fifth game of the NLDS. The Phillies season came to an excruciating end when Ryan Howard grounded out to end the game and hurt his leg coming out of the batter’s box — […]

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Bowa Isn’t Exactly Gushing With Enthusiasm For Mets Bench Coach Job

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments
Bowa Isn’t Exactly Gushing With Enthusiasm For Mets Bench Coach Job

Caught this on MetsBlog: Chris Russo: “If the Mets or White Sox offer you the job to be the bench coach are you going to take it?” Larry Bowa: “To be honest with you – and I’m not avoiding your question, you know I’ve been honest with you all year – I really, I haven’t […]

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Mets 360: Mets Fans Prefer To Keep Ike Davis Over David Wright

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments

  Over at Mets 360, Brian Joura had an interesting post detailing the results of a poll that asked: Which player you would least like to see traded? Surprisingly, Ike Davis was the overwhelming choice. What makes this all the more revealing is that Davis missed three-quarters of the season and there is still uncertainty about the bone […]

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MMO Take Five with Eric Simon of Amazin’ Avenue

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five with Eric Simon of Amazin’ Avenue

Eric Simon – Amazin’ Avenue Brandon Butler: Jose Reyes won the batting title over Ryan Braun. Reyes also made the Mets season-finale controversial after he pulled himself out of the game when he hit a bunt single. What are your thoughts on the controversy, as well as Reyes clinching the batting title? Eric Simon: The […]

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2011 Mets: End of the Season Grades

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments

Who Got Passing Grades? Catchers Josh Thole  .268/.345/.344, 3 HR, 40 RBI  B- Thole did not develop as much as was expected offensively this year. He only scored 22 runs this season. Ronny Paulino .268/.312/.351, 2 HR, 19 RBI  B- When he was healthy, it seemed as if Paulino was a good pick up for […]

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