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Francesa, Paterson And The Mets

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments
Francesa, Paterson And The Mets

Yesterday, on his WFAN/YES afternoon program, Mike Francesa had a one man guest show with Governor David Paterson, who will be leaving his gubernatorial office at the end of the year. He was promoted from Lt. Governor when the former governor – Eliot Spitzer – was found to have been spending more time with hookers […]

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The Joe Carter-Tony Batista Award

An article by posted on December 1, 2010 0 Comments

Trolling Fangraphs today, as I am wont to do, I came across a brilliant piece by a contributor of theirs named Matt Klaassen. It’s a yearly award “given to the player whose Runs Batted In most exaggerates his actual offensive value.” It’s such a simple formula, my first thought was self-deprecating, as I was mad for not […]

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The Winter Blues Are Setting In

An article by posted on December 1, 2010 0 Comments

I’m a little frustrated about the pace of our offseason so far, with regards to player acquisitions either via trade or free agency. We’ve heard so much in the last two months about this new philosophy and how everything is going to be so much better, and we haven’t had one move that we can […]

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Time Waits For No One. But Mets Fans Continue To Wait

An article by posted on December 1, 2010 0 Comments

Gas was 89 cents per gallon. The average cost of a new car was $9,200. One could buy a new home for just over $89,000. Median household income was $22,400 and the Dow Jones was under 1900. A nuclear power plant blew up in Chernobyl and the Challenger blew up over Florida. The top grossing […]

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Pedro Feliciano Declines Arbitration From Mets

An article by posted on November 30, 2010 0 Comments
Pedro Feliciano Declines Arbitration From Mets

LATEST UPDATE!!!  Pedro Feliciano has officially declined salary arbitration from the Mets according to Ken Davidoff of Newsday and confirmed by Adam Rubin of ESPN. By the way, Feliciano still can negotiate and re-sign with the Mets if the Mets still want him. Original Post 9:00 AM Pedro Feliciano has until midnight tonight to decide whether to accept or […]

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Fielding Metric – UZR

An article by posted on November 30, 2010 0 Comments
Fielding Metric – UZR

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend. I spent the whole weekend with both sides of my family and had a great time. I went shopping on Friday and did some Albert Pujols-like damage to my holiday shopping list. But now back to the grind. I explored some of the more common offensive metrics […]

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What Will The Mets And Alderson Do With Oliver Perez?

An article by posted on November 30, 2010 0 Comments

Oliver Perez is in the last year of his 3 year, 36 million dollar contract.  When Omar Minaya signed Perez to this contract it was questioned from the start with good reason.  Unfortunately for the Mets Perez has been downright awful for the last two years.  He’s had knee injuries that have required surgery, he’s […]

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Rockies Lock Up Tulowitzki and Sign De La Rosa

An article by posted on November 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Rockies have signed Troy Tulowitzki to a seven-year, $134 million extension that will carry him through the 2020 season. Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post writes, Tulowitzki, 26, talked privately in October about wanting to remain a Rockie for the rest of his career. Since his rookie year in 2007, Tulowitzki has emerged as […]

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The Sabermetrician In Me All Along

An article by posted on November 29, 2010 0 Comments

The purpose of Sabermetrics, in a nut shell, lay in its constant pursuit of finding the value of player’s most minute components. It’s a pure almost sanitized view of a player’s performance however like it is even admitted to in the book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, in human behavior there was […]

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One Week Away From Winter Meetings, So What’s The Plan?

An article by posted on November 29, 2010 0 Comments

Isn’t it amazing how quickly October has turned to November, and now November turns to December? Believe it or not, just one week from today, the 2010 Winter Meetings will commence in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. and run from December 6-9. By then, we’ll know whether Pedro Feliciano will still be toiling in our bullpen […]

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