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Player Evaluation: Check Your Emotions At The Door

An article by posted on October 21, 2010 0 Comments

As I was writing a response to Cerrone & Joe D and the rest of our MMO population, I realized I was writing a blog. Therefore, I figured a responsive blog may be the best route to go.  It’s a great debate. It’s one that isn’t stale and what I find fascinating about it is […]

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The 2010 MLB Sporting News Awards – No Mets Edition

An article by posted on October 21, 2010 0 Comments

While we all wait for the Cy Young and MVP Award announcements, The Sporting News dished out their own awards yesterday and name Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton the MLB Player of the Year. Hamilton edged out Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto according to the MLB writer Stan McNeal. Here are the rest of the […]

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Morning Grind: Duncan, Sandy, Greinke, Minority Hires

An article by posted on October 21, 2010 0 Comments

Good morning, Met Nation. The one thing I can say about offseasons in Flushing–they may not have been always replete with respective playoff runs, division pennants and world championship hoistings but there are always, always opportunities. Dan, You Thought We Forgot You? With so much love going on towards the GM search and those fans that […]

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Mets Were Wrong To Settle With K-Rod

An article by posted on October 20, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday the inevitable news broke that the Mets and Francisco Rodriguez (K-Rod) came to a settlement after K-Rod attacked his girlfriend’s father.  The results of the settlement means that K-Rod is now off the disqualified list and his contract is still guaranteed.  In turn the Mets will not pay K-Rod his 2010 salary of 3.1 […]

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Morning Grind: Hiring Practices, Daniels, Frenchy, 3 Amigos

An article by posted on October 20, 2010 0 Comments

Met Nation, We are a bit closer to locking down our GM, the first chip in the succession of moves that are supposed to take the Mets back to the promise land. A bit much? Well, that’s the way we should view these moves. Really. Nothing less than this should be expected by any of […]

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Cliff Is Certain-Lee Worth Considering For The New Mets GM

An article by posted on October 19, 2010 0 Comments
Cliff Is Certain-Lee Worth Considering For The New Mets GM

Everyone expects that next season Cliff Lee will be pitching a lot more in Yankee stadium, as the ace of their rotation. And while it’s definitely a strong possibility, I’m not willing to write off the possibility that he can still remain with the Rangers or that the Mets are a contender for his services. Watching Cliff Lee […]

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Mets Need To Make More Changes

An article by posted on October 19, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets make 2 important changes by firing Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel.  Not much has happened since.  As the Mets take their sweet time looking for a general manager there are still a lot more changes that need to be made. 1) The Ballpark: Citi Field is just too big! I know we’ve been […]

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Will Alderson Or Daniels Be The Best Choice For The Mets?

An article by posted on October 18, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have a second interview scheduled this week for Sandy Alderson, who is the only candidate so far with a second interview planned. He is the front runner, and arguably the name with the most potential impact. The Mets are asking about Texas’ Jon Daniels, who is a hot property, but Alderson has done […]

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K-Rod…Welcome…Back?

An article by posted on October 18, 2010 0 Comments

Years ago, Julio Lugo hit his wife in his own home, and was promptly released by the Houston Astros. At the time, he was a major prospect with MLB playing time and a promising future. Fast forward to the 2010 Mets and you have an established closer publicly (essentially) assaulting a man nearly twice his […]

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Morning Grind: GM Quota, K-Rod, Greinke, Berkman

An article by posted on October 18, 2010 0 Comments

Good Morning, Met Nation. Get your grind on. GM Search-A-Thon It’s hard to believe that the GM search is going into late October. I thought that Alderson was and is the best fit.  Some people would call this “due diligence” but there are some negatives. We’ll touch more on this in Wednesday’s Grind. In this case […]

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