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Video: Coming Soon To A Ballpark Near You

An article by posted on December 10, 2008

First of all, thanks to Gregory Gerthard from GameOn for this video clip. Secondly, I want you to watch… listen… salivate… and then picture that scene in CitiField.     Hell, we can cheer and scream louder than that!

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K-Rod Gets Caught Up In The Numbers Game

An article by posted on December 10, 2008

I read an interesting post this morning by Andrew Das of the NY Times. In it he wonders what uniform number Francisco Rodriguez will don as a member of the New York Mets. The one he wore with the Angels, No. 57, is out because it belongs to Johan Santana, a fellow Venezuelan. While acknowledging that […]

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K-Rod Adds 10 Wins For The Mets

An article by posted on December 10, 2008

Check this out from AccuScore Analyst, Tim Williams… AccuScore simulated the Mets’ 2008 season with Rodriguez as their closer to show what a difference he would have made to their bullpen. According to our simulations, the Mets would have won 10 more games with Rodriguez, finishing with a record of 99-63 rather than 89-73. They […]

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Aaron Heilman’s Days As A Met Are Numbered

An article by posted on December 10, 2008
Aaron Heilman’s Days As A Met Are Numbered

In 2006 we loved him, in 2007 we gave him a free pass, in 2008 he became a loathsome figure in the minds of many Mets fans. Of course, I am talking about right handed reliever, Aaron Heilman. I really don’t believe Heilman will be a Met by the time this weekend rolls around. Several […]

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Indians Sign Kerry Wood For Two Years

An article by posted on December 10, 2008

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Cleveland Indians have reached an agreement with former Chicago Cubs closer, Kerry Wood. Apparently, Wood was deciding between the Tigers and the Indians; both teams made aggressive pitches for his services. Wood’s signing comes on the heels of the new deal Francisco Rodriguez agreed to with the Mets. The deal […]

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Remains Of The Day… K-Rod Style!

An article by posted on December 9, 2008

I’m still so excited about the prospect of seeing K-Rod save his first game as a Met! Did anybody ever really doubt that K-Rod was coming to the Mets all along? So now, what’s next? Well, we have a bunch of new posts scheduled for tomorrow that will explain all that, but for now, just enjoy these […]

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DONE DEAL! METS SIGN K-ROD TO 3-YEAR CONTRACT

An article by posted on December 9, 2008

Original Post: 3:05 PM The New York Mets agreed to a three-year deal with free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez, a source told ESPN on Tuesday. Rodriguez’s deal, worth $37 million plus additional incentives, is pending a physical. It is a one-year increase over the two years and $24 million the Mets are said to have initially […]

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Ramon Hernandez Traded For Ryan Freel

An article by posted on December 9, 2008

The Baltimore Orioles have traded catcher Ramon Hernandez to the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Ryan Freel and two prospects, according to a major-league source. The deal is pending the approval of the commissioner’s office, because it involves a cash transaction of more than $1 million. On Monday, major-league sources said the deal would not be completed unless […]

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Video: Omar Gets His Man, K-Rod Is A Met!

An article by posted on December 9, 2008

Enjoy the video from ESPN!

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K-Rod Signing Could Come Within The Hour

An article by posted on December 9, 2008

Many sources are now feverishly caught up in the K-Rod frenzy this morning. We will be closely monitoring this story and posting and new relevant information. Earlier today, Jon Heyman confirmed what was being widely reported since late last night, that the Mets were on the verge of signing their primary target, and record breaking All Star closer, […]

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