Mets Thoughts

Alderson Finding Prices On Mid Level Free Agents Higher Than He Thought

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are interested in Freddy Garcia, Chris Young and Jeff Francis, but Sandy Alderson said the Mets will only sign one middle-tier starter. ”We’re getting a sense of what the market is for some of that second-tier starting pitching,” Sandy Alderson told reporters yesterday. “Right now the price is fairly high.” That means the […]

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From Left Field: Remembering Mike Piazza

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are looking at signing Ronny Paulino to back-up Josh Thole which would form the catching tandem for the 2011 season. I know this post might be a little off topic with all the Hot Stove murmurings going on, but I felt that it would be a good time in lieu of the Mets […]

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Can The Mets Do A Lot With A Little?

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We’ve all heard the reports that say the Mets only have $5 million to spend this offseason. I don;t know who said it or their source, but it does make sense since the team has over $130 million committed to its current club. Regardless of the actual figure, there’s no doubt that the Mets are […]

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Mets Have Some Interesting Stories To Follow In 2011

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

As we know the Mets don’t have much money to spend this off season.  Whether it’s only five million dollars or a little more Alderson is allowed to spend there will not be any top free agent signings this year.  No Cliff Lee or Carl Crawford next season. With signing 2nd or possibly 3rd tier […]

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In Alderson We Trust?

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments

Remember 1986? Wasn’t it great? We had Gary and Keith, Doc and Darryl, Lenny and Wally, Mookie and Frank. Frank???? Frank who? Remember the miracle of 1969? What an amazin’ year? Tom and Jerry, Cleon and Agee, Swoboda and Shamsky, Buddy and Johnny. Johnny??? Who the hell was Johnny? The Frank I’m referring to was […]

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Mets Looking at Moises Alou for Coaching Staff Position

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Mets Looking at Moises Alou for Coaching Staff Position

Update 12/9/10: According to Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog, Moises Alou declined the Mets offer to join their coaching staff. Update 12/8/10:  According to Adam Rubin, despite what Kevin Burkhardt said, a team source told him that the Mets are not considering Moises Alou for the 1B coaching position.  I guess i was partially on the […]

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IMO: Winter Meetings 2010

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson has guaranteed the Mets will come back from the 2010 Winter Meetings with new players. He is quoted as saying: “I can guarantee you we’ll come back with some new players, I can’t guarantee you how high-profile they will be or how many. If nothing else, we’ll pick in the Rule 5 Draft […]

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Jason Bay Deal Is A Steal Compared To What Werth Got

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Jason Bay Deal Is A Steal Compared To What Werth Got

Last night, when I first heard about the seven-year, $126 million deal that Jayson Werth signed with the Nationals, it was so hard to digest the news because it seemed so unbelievable to me. Somehow, somebody just reported some bad information and the news spread like wildfire, I thought. What could Mike Rizzo and the Nationals […]

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Alderson Shocked By What Nationals Gave Jayson Werth

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments
Alderson Shocked By What Nationals Gave Jayson Werth

I thought this was so funny, that I had to share with you guys. Sandy Alderson arrived in Orlando only a couple of hours ago. When he heard about the mega-deal Jayson Werth signed with Nationals, he was taken by surprise. “It makes some of our contracts look pretty good,” Alderson said. “That’s a long time […]

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An Undervalued Reliever?

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments

I think everybody here realizes that the Mets primary objective at the Winter Meetings is, and should be to acquire bullpen help. Sure, they need to get themselves a starter or two that can help keep them afloat in 2011, but they do have some players in the minor leagues that could be given a […]

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