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Mets Winter League Update – Stoner, Carter, Moviel

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

Tobi Stoner is playing in the Dominican Republic for Leonis Del Escogido.  He has started off strongly, going 3-1 with a 1.86 ERA and a .93 WHIP.  In 5 starts and 29 IP he has given up 20 hits, walked 7 and struck out 21.  It’s good to see Tobi doing so well. Tobi had […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is Indeed A Keeper

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

As you may have heard, Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post reported that rightfielder Jeff Francoeur will return to the Mets and speculated that Minaya may even sign him to an extension, something that Minaya previously alluded to last month. You can imagine the uproar all over the Mets blogosphere as they react to such devastating news. […]

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Carl Schaus Promoted To Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

AT&T has debuted a new national television advertisement this week for their 3G Network that features the Mets AAA affiliate, the Buffalo Bisons. The 30-second spot is already airing nationwide. The new commercial is about a fictional player named Carl Schaus who has just been promoted to the Buffalo Bisons and is trying to race to the […]

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Mets Reportedly Interested In Ben Sheets

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

Corine Gatti of AHN  has some new information about former Brewers ace, Ben Sheets. Sheets’ agent Casey Close said that his client is returning. “We have already heard from a number of teams inquiring about Ben’s health and availability for 2010,” Close told ESPN.com Friday. “I will tell you that he has a very good chance […]

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Mets Addressing Bullpen Needs, But Not How You Think

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

With numerous holes to fill, the Mets have decided to address their bullpen first.  However, they’re not talking about adding another lefty to assist Perpetual Pedro Feliciano or a set-up man for Francisco Rodriguez.  Instead, the issues with the bullpen being addressed are where each bullpen will be located at Citi Field in 2010. In […]

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Everybody Loves Winter Season

An article by posted on November 13, 2009 0 Comments

Everybody loves the winter baseball season. It’s the time when we all become experts. We all get to spend X amount of imaginary dollars, and if some of our moves happen, we get to call into AM radio and say “I said all along the Mets should get _____.” (By the way if they sign […]

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Could Mets Swing Castillo For Casey Blake?

An article by posted on November 13, 2009 0 Comments

Remember Jim Bowden? The former Nationals and Reds GM had this to say on his Twitter account: Dodgers talking with Braves re: Vazquez and Mets re: Castillo according to sources. Last year it would have been easy to assume that the Dodgers were probably discussing a swap for Juan Pierre (bad contract for bad contract), […]

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The Recession, Unemployment And Swine Flu: Maybe We Can Blame That On Omar And Castillo Also

An article by posted on November 13, 2009 0 Comments

There once was a ballplayer. He ended the regular season without getting a hit in the final 9 games of the year. In spite of this, his team made it to the World Series. His hitting woes continued in the Fall Classic when he went hitless in every game, going 0-21, one of the worst […]

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No Gold Glove For Wright; Guess He Didn’t Hit Well Enough

An article by posted on November 12, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today, my esteemed colleague, Mr. HoJo’s Mojo wrote about this year’s National League Gold Glove recipients.  As he reported, no Mets players had their gloves touched by King Midas.  That means the picture to the left will not be repeated at Citi Field next season.  Carlos Beltran was not expected to win the Gold […]

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Like It Or Not, Castillo Is As Good As Gone

An article by posted on November 12, 2009 0 Comments

Deal with it Mets fans. They say where there’s smoke there’s fire, and right now there is an inferno raging where Luis Castillo is concerned. Debating whether Luis Castillo should stay or go has been a fun and interesting exercise for Mets fans lately, but the fact of the matter is we have no say […]

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