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Splitsville: Brad Emaus Inside The Numbers

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
Splitsville: Brad Emaus Inside The Numbers

You can call this a companion post to Jim Mancari’s earlier post on Brad Emaus. I want to touch on another few concerns I have with Brad Emaus and this fan-wide enthusiasm that he was the steal of the Rule 5 Draft and that he’ll win the second base job this spring. Not so fast. […]

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Some Happy Mets Thoughts On A Cold Friday

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
Some Happy Mets Thoughts On A Cold Friday

It seems that some of you really got your feathers ruffled over my post the other day in which I speculated that Pujols and the Phillies looked like a good match? Chill out everybody, we’ve been speculating on MMO since 2005, you should be used to it by now. Did you happen to catch Andy […]

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Discussing Mets Prospects With Joe DeMayo Of Port St. Lucie To Flushing

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

Recently I did an email interview with Joe DeMayo who does a fantastic job covering the Mets Minor Leagues and the MLB Draft for the excellent Mets site, St. Lucie To Flushing. 1. Where do you rank the Mets Minor League System on a scale of 1-10 in the following areas: A) Starting Pitching: 3. […]

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From Left Field: Does Brad Emaus Deserve The Preseason Hype?

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

I love when MLB analysts, bloggers and fans release their picks for a team’s projected lineup heading into the season. In many cases, educated baseball fans arrive somewhere in the “ballpark” (no pun intended) of what the Opening Day lineup will look like. Since Terry Collins has given everyone a preview of at least two-thirds […]

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Where Are Jason Bay and Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments

In a post to MetsBlog, Matt Cerrone shared a concern from one of his Twitter followers that lead to a post entitled: Where are Ollie and Castillo? He replied on his blog, I’ve been thinking the same thing. I mean, I hate to judge, because who knows, maybe they have something important going on in their […]

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Collins Will Try To Wish Madoff Mess Into The Cornfield

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Will Try To Wish Madoff Mess Into The Cornfield

Terry Collins will have a tough job this Spring. Not only will he have to overcome the disappointment of the last four seasons and try to change the tempo in the clubhouse and the performance on the field, but if that wasn’t tough enough he now has to do it while trying to play through […]

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Swapping Jason Bay For Michael Young

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Swapping Jason Bay For Michael Young

Joel Sherman of the NY Post had something interesting to think about this morning. I guess even journalists and reporters love to speculate as much as we fans and bloggers do, but his reasoning for a swap of Jason Bay for Michael Young had some real bite to it. Sherman says that if he were […]

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Five Worst Mets Free Agents Contracts

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Darren Pare of Yahoo Sports posted his choices for the five worst Mets free agent signings of all time. Here they are: 5. Kaz Matsui: A star shortstop in the Japan, Kaz Matsui signed with the Mets for 3 years at $20 million in 2003. In his last season in Japan, Matsui had 33 home […]

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Could Albert Pujols Wind Up On The Phillies?

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Could Albert Pujols Wind Up On The Phillies?

According to MLB Trade Rumors, Albert Pujols has moved up his deadline for the Cardinals to get a deal done to February 15th, only six days away. The original deadline was set for February 19th, but Albert has decided to show up to camp early to prepare for what could be his final Spring Training as […]

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Spring Training For The Mets And The Yankees

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Spring Training For The Mets And The Yankees

Both the Mets and the Yankees have had an uncharacteristic and in some ways, an unproductive off-season. The Mets were not able to make many quality additions due to the lack of available funds. The Yankees have just found out that Andy Pettitte will not return and are learning that good pitchers are hard to […]

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