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Winter League Update – Havens, Pena, Tatis, Broadway

An article by posted on November 20, 2009 0 Comments

Reese Havens  SS/2B – Is playing in Arizona for the Surprise Rafters.  Reese is just a taxi squad player which means that he plays only twice a week.  He has gotten red hot.  In 38 at bats he is hitting .368 with an OBP of .478.  Havens has wreaked havoc during his last three games […]

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Hot Stove Update: Heilman, Halladay, Bay, Swisher

An article by posted on November 19, 2009 0 Comments

A recap of today’s hot stove news. According to Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports.com, the Cubs have traded Aaron Heilman to the Diamondbacks for prospect LHP Scott Maine and 1B Ryne White. Heilman finished 2009 with a 4.11 ERA and 1.41 WHIP in 70 relief appearances. The Cubs may have also found a suitor for […]

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At Midnight Omar Turns Into A Pumpkin

An article by posted on November 19, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight when the clock strikes twelve, general managers everywhere will begin negotiating with free agents of their liking. The exclusive window for teams to negotiate with their own free agents expires at midnight tonight, beginning what will be another busy and very active hot stove season full. I have read several reports that although Omar Minaya still holds […]

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A Case For Adrian Gonzalez

An article by posted on November 19, 2009 0 Comments

Last night on the MLB Network, Jon Heyman said that the Mets won’t go after Padres’ first baseman Adrian Gonzalez because they have Ike Davis waiting in the wings. Strange, because only a couple of days earlier he tweeted that the Mets would be contacting the Padres about Adrian Gonzalez according to a baseball executive. […]

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New Jerseys For New York

An article by posted on November 19, 2009 0 Comments

Back in August, the Mets celebrated the 40th anniversary of their 1969 World Championship team.  Players such as Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman and Nolan Ryan returned for the on-field celebration while wearing their 1969 home jerseys.  As long-time Mets fans know, these jerseys were not the white jerseys we’ve become used to seeing.  They were […]

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Hot Stove News: Latest On Jason Marquis, Roy Halladay

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Some fresh news to report that involves a few names that may be of interest to Mets fans. On Friday, the excursive window that teams have to negotiate with their own free agents comes to an end. You can expect things to really start reaching a frenzied peak after that. Today, Bart Hubbuch of the NY […]

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Mets Looking Closely At Former Cardinals Starter

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of the Daily News reported that the Mets have some interest in free agent pitcher Joel Pineiro. The Mets, in search of an innings-eater to stabilize their rotation, are particularly intrigued by free-agent righthander Joel Pineiro, according to a team insider. Pineiro, 31, had 15 wins with the Cardinals in 2009, one […]

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Where Should Fantasy Baseball Owners Draft Johan Santana in 2010?

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana had long been considered the best pitcher in baseball.  From 2004-2008 there wasn’t a pitcher who could touch him, posting some remarkable numbers, especially when you consider that he called the AL home up until 2008: Struck out 200 or more batters every season Had a sub-3.00 ERA in four out of five […]

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The Regression Of Omar Minaya

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

In all of sports, players regress and at least to me it seems that baseball players regress more than athletes of any other sport.  Baseball players regress for any number of reasons: age, injury, failure to adjust to change in the game, etc…  What you don’t normally see is regression of executives.  I feel that since […]

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Murphy’s (Daniel) Law

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Oh god.  Not another article on Daniel Murphy.  Too bad.  It’s my turn. Mets fans are obsessed with Daniel Murphy. Every Mets fan has an opinion on Daniel Murphy.  In an ideal world, many fans would like to see Daniel complete his home grown development and become a star in New York.  Unfortunately, patience is […]

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