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An Inconvenient Truth: The Definition Of Insanity

An article by posted on December 1, 2013 0 Comments
An Inconvenient Truth: The Definition Of Insanity

I stumbled across a great piece on the Wall Street Journal Online that did a nice job of tackling the sad state of affairs of the New York Sports scene. Their solid team of beat writers all contributed their assessments of the Giants, Jets, Rangers, Islanders, Devils, Nets, Knicks, Yankees and of course the Mets. […]

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When Did Dumpster Diving Become Inspired Genius?

An article by posted on December 1, 2013 0 Comments
When Did Dumpster Diving Become Inspired Genius?

I had an interesting conversation with a someone whose profile tabbed him as a baseball expert. The guy was also a die-hard Met fan. I found him to be representative of most of the Met fans I know from Mets Twitter. I thought I’d kill some time late last night and chatted with many of […]

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Mets Have Not Contacted Former Brewer Corey Hart

An article by posted on December 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have Not Contacted Former Brewer Corey Hart

A source told MMO on Saturday that the New York Mets have not contacted free agent Cory Hart or made any offer to the former Brewers first baseman. “There’s been a few teams, but the Mets are not one of them.” Last week, Hart said that while there’s been plenty of interest in him from teams […]

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Brian Kenny: Ten Rules To Fixing The Mets

An article by posted on December 1, 2013 0 Comments
Brian Kenny: Ten Rules To Fixing The Mets

Last night Brian Kenny (@MrBrianKenny), formerly of ESPN and currently at MLB Network tweeted out his rules for fixing the Mets. Aside from being a fan of his, I found these rules to be interesting and agreed with most, if not all of them. So I decided I’d pass them along to you guys with […]

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Mets 2010 Draft Rewind: Round 7, Jeff Walters – @jawalters11

An article by posted on December 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets 2010 Draft Rewind: Round 7, Jeff Walters – @jawalters11

In the 2010 MLB draft, the Mets chose RHP Jeff Walters in the 7th round with the 212th overall pick. Jeff has been pitching in the Mets system for the last four seasons and in 2013, he progressed to Double-A Binghamton of the Eastern League. On November 20, 2013 he was added to the Mets 40 man […]

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Mets Now Digging Through Third-Tier Options

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Now Digging Through Third-Tier Options

The Mets are now looking more at second-tier and third-tier free agents according to Buster Olney of ESPN. Anything can still happen, but the three offseason predictions I made for the Mets before the hot stove season started, seem to all be coming to fruition. Back in September amid all the high hopes and expectations […]

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Disappointing To See Mets Bail Out On Phil Hughes

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 0 Comments
Disappointing To See Mets Bail Out On Phil Hughes

Since the New York Mets need pitching, it was discouraging to read reports they are not players for Phil Hughes. Two different sources confirmed they are out on Hughes. Too bad. Of all the players in the free-agent market I thought the Mets had a chance to sign, the 27-year-old Hughes was high on my list. […]

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The Twelve Percent Solution? The 2005 Edition

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 0 Comments
The Twelve Percent Solution?  The 2005 Edition

I previously posed the question if a player can develop plate discipline at the minor league level to lay off bad pitches, does that translate into major league success?  Let’s do a little rewind to see how a 12% walk rate translated over time, shall we? Over the course of 502 plate appearances, a 12% […]

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The Sky is Not Falling in Queens

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 0 Comments
The Sky is Not Falling in Queens

Color me optimistic, but I do not believe the sky is falling in Queens. I heard rumors of such an event. I heard adamant insistence that such rumor was fact. So I decided to be brave, open up my door, look out into the big, bad city and take a look for myself. I looked […]

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Mets Winter League Update

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 2 Comments
Mets Winter League Update

Here are the updated stats for Mets players and prospects currently playing in the various Winter Baseball Leagues. All stats are updated through games of 11/29/2013 Dominican Winter League Juan Lagares - OF 2013 Winter League - 25 games; (36 for 101), .356/.391/.436, 14 R, 5 Doubles, 1 HR, 14 RBI, 5 SB         Jordany Valdespin - […]

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