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Tug McGraw or Fox Mulder? Which Kind Of Fan Are You?

An article by posted on December 20, 2010 0 Comments

Frank Edwin ‘Tug’ McGraw was a relief pitcher for the New York Mets for 9 seasons. Over that time he compiled 85 saves with a 3.17 ERA. But he is best remembered for a phrase. In 1973, as the Mets were treading water in the NLE basement at the end of August, McGraw coined the […]

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Can Someone Please Define “Patience?”

An article by posted on December 19, 2010 0 Comments
Can Someone Please Define “Patience?”

The MMO fan base seems to be split recently. There’s a small group of people who are entirely unimpressed (to put it mildly) with Alderson and Co. for not spending money they don’t have on players that won’t help. There’s a seemingly larger group of fans who understand that this team, despite a new front office, […]

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Keith Law On Concerns About Zach Greinke’s Makeup

An article by posted on December 19, 2010 0 Comments

Update 6:00 PM I came across an interesting quote from Keith Law on ESPN Insider via Eric Simon of Amazin Avenue. As for Greinke’s ability to handle a large market, if teams are using his mental illness as a way to gauge his “toughness” or makeup, they should be ashamed. Depression is not about being sad, anxiety […]

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Another Clip From Mets Funniest Home Videos

An article by posted on December 19, 2010 0 Comments

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words are these videos produced by the Mets worth? Last season, the Mets thrilled us with this 2010 promotional video which championed the phrase. “We Believe In Comebacks”. Jason Bay, David Wright, Jeff Francoeur, Frankie Rodriguez, Jerry Manuel, Mike Pelfrey, Daniel Murphy and Johan Santana […]

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Sports Betting and Sportsmanship

An article by posted on December 19, 2010 0 Comments

When you think about Charlie Samuels’ recent sports betting bust, you can’t help but be a little creeped out. Sure, it’s sleazy to give out insider information on the Mets for gambling purposes and using the company account as a personal bank; it’s quite another to be caught knee-deep in hundreds of thousands of dollars in mob […]

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Jeff Francis Closing In On Decision

An article by posted on December 18, 2010 0 Comments
Jeff Francis Closing In On Decision

As the Mets search for starting pitching continues, one pitcher they’ve spoken to has apparently come close to making a decision. According to the Denver Post, former Rockies pitcher Jeff Francis is close to making a decision.  The Mets have been interested in Francis, and are waiting to see if they were the team Francis […]

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Red Sox Keep Piling On And Sign Reliever Dan Wheeler

An article by posted on December 18, 2010 0 Comments

The Red Sox have agreed to terms with former Rays reliever Dan Wheeler, according to Gordon Edes of the Boston Globe. He will receive $3 million from the Red Sox in 2011, but the deal also includes a vesting option for 2012 worth $3 million if he appears in 65 games next season and $3.25 million if he appears in […]

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Minaya Reportedly Talking To Alderson About Role in Organization

An article by posted on December 18, 2010 0 Comments

According to Drew Silva of HardballTalk (NBCSports), Omar Minaya is reportedly going to talk to Sandal Alderson about a role in the organization.  Omar Minaya reportedly has an offer on the table from the Diamondbacks about joining their organization.  Last month, Sandy Alderson told SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt during Terry Collins introductory press conference that he won’t rush Omar Minaya […]

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Name Three Outfielders Ahead Of F-Mart In Mets Top 10 Prospects?

An article by posted on December 17, 2010 0 Comments

Matt Eddy of Baseball America, presents the 2010 Mets Top 10 Prospects list. 1. Jenrry Mejia, RHP 2. Wilmer Flores, SS 3. Cesar Puello, OF 4. Matt Harvey, RHP 5. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF 6. Reese Havens, 2B 7. Lucas Duda, OF/1B 8. Fernando Martinez, OF 9. Aderlin Rodriguez, 3B 10. Brad Holt, RHP If you consider […]

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Highlights From The Jason Bay Interview

An article by posted on December 17, 2010 0 Comments

Talking with Jason Bay was one of the highlights of the day. He said he has felt good since the end of September and has no restrictions moving forward. I was ecstatic when the Mets signed Bay last offseason. I always thought that when he played for the Pirates that he would be a great […]

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