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Cole Hamels Calls Mets “Choke Artists”

An article by posted on December 12, 2008

Cole Hamels had some choice words about the Mets yesterday. If you’re in a good mood, stop reading NOW: On our two September slides: “Last year and this year, I think we did believe that. Three years ago, we didn’t, because they smoked everybody. I really thought that was the year they were going to […]

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Phillies Get Raul Ibanez

An article by posted on December 12, 2008

Jayson Stark of ESPN, is reporting that the Phillies have signed Raul Ibanez to a three-year contract He writes, The Phillies have agreed to a three-year contract with free-agent outfielder Raul Ibanez, pending a physical. The deal is believed to be worth $30 million over three years. Ibanez hit .293 with 23 HR, 110 RBI and a […]

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Will Sean Green Be Traded To Upgrade Another Position?

An article by posted on December 11, 2008

One of the players the Mets got yesterday along with J.J. Putz and Jeremy Reed, was relief pitcher Sean Green. Green is a right handed side-armer who specializes in inducing ground balls. Dan Graziano believes that he could be flipped in another deal to fill another hole. Here is what he wrote on his blog this evening. […]

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Rule V Draft Thus Far

An article by posted on December 11, 2008

Although it is hard to break concentration from our new amazing back end of the bullpen, we have to take time to look at the Mets Rule V picks so far. According the Metsblog.com, at this time the Mets have selected Darren O’Day and Rocky Cherry in the MLB Rounds. Then they selected Carl Codenthal and […]

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A Clean Slate For Heilman Who May Finally Get His Wish

An article by posted on December 11, 2008

In the heat of the moment, I’ve written some horrible things about Aaron Heilman over the years. However, the truth is that he was a very decent guy. Even when he had his worst moments, you could always find him sitting at his locker and ready to face the music with a very testy media. […]

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Omar Calls Blockbuster An Old-Fashioned Trade

An article by posted on December 11, 2008

They just wrapped up the short press conference at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, where Omar Minaya, Mark Shapiro (Indians), and Jack Zduriencik (Mariners) addressed the media. Zduriencik, led things off and basically complimented Omar and revealed this was the first trade he ever made. Omar, took the mic next and after a bunch of […]

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A Quarterback, I Mean Closer, Controversy?

An article by posted on December 11, 2008

Of course not… K-Rod is the undisputed closer on this team, but will the addition of J.J. Putz create any friction? Putz has been the Seattle Mariners closer for the last three seasons, and he fully expected to be the Mariners closer in 2009. One has to wonder if there was any communication with Putz […]

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Will This Be The Off Season That Does The Trick?

An article by posted on December 11, 2008

The Mets, like any other team, have had periods of success and periods of down years. From 1969-1976, the Mets averaged 84 wins, only finished lower than third once and those 7 years earned us 1 World Championship and 2 Pennants. For the glory days of 1984-1990, we averaged an impressive 95 wins, never finished […]

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Mets Are Thrilled To Have K-Rod

An article by posted on December 11, 2008

It was great to finally see K-Rod dressed in his Mets garb after passing his physical today. He had this to say afterward, “I’m thrilled to join the Mets,” Rodriguez said in a statement, released after he passed his physical. “Mets fans are very passionate, and playing in a new ballpark is going to be […]

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Omar Discussing Oliver Perez & Derek Lowe With Boras

An article by posted on December 10, 2008

Jayson Stark is reporting on his blog at ESPN, that Mets GM Omar Minaya was scheduled to meet with super agent, Scott Boras to discuss the contract situations with Oliver Perez and Derek Lowe. He writes, Now that the Mets have their closer vacancy filled, they’re turning their attention to starting pitching. They have a […]

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