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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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Reyes Says Mets Still Haven’t Contacted Him, What’s The Delay?

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Says Mets Still Haven’t Contacted Him, What’s The Delay?

Nick Klopsis of Newsday caught up with Jose Reyes at a red-carpet event for ESPN Magazine last night where Jose Reyes told him that the Mets have not even contacted him yet. The four-time All-Star shortstop said Thursday that the Mets have not reached out to him yet regarding a new deal. “They’ll probably start […]

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So How Great Was Jose Reyes’ Season Anyway?

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments
So How Great Was Jose Reyes’ Season Anyway?

Come closer to the screen.  I want to let you in on a little secret.  Are you with me?  Okay, here goes. Jose Reyes won the National League batting title this year. What was that?  You knew that already?  You want me to tell you something you don’t know?  Fine, but don’t say I didn’t […]

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Mets Gambling With Dynamic Pricing

An article by posted on October 6, 2011 0 Comments

Desperate times call for desperate measures and that’s what the Mets are doing with their 2012 ticket plans. Attendance was down for a third straight season in 2011, the fifth straight year they didn’t reach the playoffs. With the team in a financially precarious situation, they have no alternative is this stressful economy but to […]

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Happy 25th Anniversary, Mookie… BTW, You’re Fired!

An article by posted on October 6, 2011 23 Comments
Happy 25th Anniversary, Mookie… BTW, You’re Fired!

As we reported yesterday, fan favorite Mookie Wilson was fired as the first base coach on Wednesday by Sandy Alderson who does plan to reassign him to another job in the organization. Mookie, of course, is one of the most beloved and most popular Mets players in franchise history, but the timing of his dismissal […]

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Enough Already, Reyes Should Be The Guy The Mets Sign

An article by posted on October 5, 2011 0 Comments

This week, I read two interesting posts on MMO, one from my good friend and colleague Clayton Collier asking “Is C.J. Wilson A Better Signing Than Jose Reyes“, the other from my good colleague Ben Yoel, who asked “Should the Mets sign Yu Darvish over Jose Reyes”.  Both articles were very interesting.  However, in all seriousness, […]

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Trade Target: Jesus Flores

An article by posted on October 5, 2011 0 Comments
Trade Target: Jesus Flores

One player that Sandy Alderson should target this winter is Washington Nationals catcher, and former Met farmhand, Jesus Flores. The Nationals are unbelievably deep behind the plate not only in the majors, where Wilson Ramos is a budding star, but also in the minors where they are stocked with catching talent at nearly every level. […]

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