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Citi Field Ranks Sixth In Home Runs Allowed This Season

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Citi Field Ranks Sixth In Home Runs Allowed This Season

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the New York Mets front office have had discussions about moving in the outfield walls at Citi Field. A fascinating rumor that’s been rippling through the Mets’ clubhouse lately has the team finally getting ready to move in the fences at Citi Field. Based on what he’s heard from […]

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Minaya, DePodesta and Ricciardi MLB Draft Review

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Minaya, DePodesta and Ricciardi MLB Draft Review

This contribution was borne out of several discussion this offseason in our MMO chat room in which many have heaped praise on Paul DePodesta and J.P. Ricciardi for their player evaluation skills and success in the draft, while knocking the Mets farm system and the player evaluation skills of Omar Minaya. I wanted to compare […]

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Mets Gambled On Young And Rolled Snake Eyes

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments

Considering how it began, you have to be satisfied with the Mets’ six-game homestand against the Giants and Dodgers. A split was about as good as could be expected, and that’s what the Mets got. Perhaps the most significant development coming out of the homestand was Chris Young’s second appointment to the disabled list. He […]

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Justin Turner Comes Through Late, Mets Beat Dodgers 4-2

An article by posted on May 8, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Comes Through Late, Mets Beat Dodgers 4-2

The Mets were keeping pace with the Dodgers during the entire game.  They would score a run here, and the Mets would score a run there.  Dillon Gee allowed for the Mets to keep pace, but it took a late game hit by Justin Turner, to decide the game.  The Mets went on the win, […]

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The Mets Have Roster Depth

An article by posted on May 8, 2011 0 Comments

I really enjoyed reading Ken Davidoff’s column on Newsday this morning. Unlike the last few seasons, Davidoff points out that this year the Mets have gotten some solid contributions from their roster depth when players have gotten hurt or landed on the DL. Jason Pridie is one such player that has been a pleasant surprise […]

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Mets Stop Andre Ethier!

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Stop Andre Ethier!

In tonight’s Mets 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Mets halted rightfielder Andre Ethier’s hitting streak at 30 games. Andre Ethier went 0-for-4, after he walked in the first inning, flied out to left field in the second, flied out to center field in the fifth, grounded out to second base in the sixth […]

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Sandy Has More Moves Than You Think

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

With the recent rumors about a potential trade for Jose Reyes swirling, it got me to thinking about who else we could trade.  When I started to think about it, surprisingly, a lot more players seemed potentially intriguing to other teams depending on their circumstances. Teams are not desperate yet, but some inevitably will be as […]

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Giants GM Denies Reyes Trade Rumors

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

Giants GM Brian Sabean denied a report that he has dicussed a swap for Jose Reyes with the Mets. “Honestly, I haven’t seen or talked to Sandy Alderson since January. I haven’t talked to anybody from the Mets, so I have no idea where the hell it came from.” Yesterday after the game, Jose Reyes […]

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David Wright Is NOT Available!

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday on MLBTR, they linked to a report in the Detroit News, that the Detroit Tigers were interested in David Wright. “David Wright looks as if he will be available and the Tigers almost certainly will be among those clubs inquiring. The New York Mets third baseman is only 28 and has the bat, as […]

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Time For Bay To Give Us Some Bang For The Buck

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

I am not a big stats guy. They can be telling, but also misleading. With some numbers, you can twist them into meaning anything you want. That’s not the case with Jason Bay, whose numbers have been fundamentally telling and just plain bad. He hit six homers with 47 RBI while batting .259 last season. […]

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