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Making Sense of the Tankersley Signing

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments

The signing of LHP Taylor Tankersley on the surface appears to be a mediocre move, but an in-depth look reveals a method to the madness. Tankersley has been with the Marlins for his entire major league career so he knows the division. It is not a huge factor but is a slight benefit knowing the premiere bats in the NL East in advance. […]

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Mets Press Release On Taylor Tankersley

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Mets Press Release On Taylor Tankersley

METS SIGN LHP TAYLOR TANKERSLEY The New York Mets today announced that they have signed lefthanded pitcher Taylor Tankersley, who appeared in 27 games last year with the Florida Marlins, to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training. Tankersley, 27, didnt have a decision and earned six holds and a […]

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There Is No Winning…

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments

As I have been reading through a lot of postings and responses to signings, lack of signings – it is the same general theme that is occurring. The Mets fanbase being up in a stir over the lack of big signings. When the Mets signed Jason Bay for 66 Million dollars, it didn’t seem to […]

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Bonilla’s Millions

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments
Bonilla’s Millions

When the New Year kicked in, talk of the Mets turned from looking towards the future to taking a not-so-fond trip down Memory Lane regarding one of the most disliked and controversial characters in Mets history. Nope, I’m not talking about Richie Hebner. I’m talking about Bobby Bonilla. While there is much to be said […]

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Kris Benson Retires; Says “Im Done”

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Kris Benson Retires; Says “Im Done”

According to Doug Miller of MLB.com, former Mets starter Kris Benson has apparently retired, saying “I’m done”. Benson pitched for the Mets in 2004 and 2005 after he was acquired with Jeff Keppinger in exchange for Ty Wigginton and Jose Bautista. (yes, that Jose Bautista!) Benson went 14-12 as a Met with a 4.23 ERA in 242 1/3 innings. […]

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Trevor Hoffman Announces His Retirement

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Trevor Hoffman Announces His Retirement

“I’m rolling thunder, pouring rain, I’m comin’ on like a hurricane. My lightning’s flashing across the sky. You’re only young but you’re gonna die.”   For 16 years, all time saves leader Trevor Hoffman emerged from the bullpen gate in center field and trotted out to the mound to the sound of “Hells Bells” blaring throughout the stadium to […]

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Mets Looking To Add Dave Bush?

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Looking To Add Dave Bush?

The Mets are reportedly in contact with free agent pitcher Dave Bush according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN via Twitter. Crasnick also cites a relationship between Bush and J.P. Ricciardi who originally drafted Bush in 2002 as GM of the Blue Jays. Bush is coming off of a very poor season in which he posted an […]

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Violence In America Touches A Baseball Family

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Violence In America Touches A Baseball Family

I’m writing off-topic again, but not far off. Our country has been shocked this week by violence at an outdoor meet and greet by a Congresswoman from Arizona. Eighteen injured, six killed, and the Congresswoman has a serious brain injury the outcome of which is still in doubt. And how did this happen? A lone […]

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No Lewis, No Problem

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

The Reds yesterday signed Fred Lewis to a one-year deal worth $900,000. This is a great signing for the Reds, but it will force the Mets to turn their attention elsewhere. The NL Central defending champion Reds will sport an outfield comprised of the young stud Jay Bruce in right, exciting Drew Stubbs in center, […]

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Top Remaining Free Agents

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

There is still plenty of offseason left and yesterday in an interview with Adam Rubin, Sandy Alderson said he still intends to focus on acquiring another starter, a reliever, and a 4th or 5th outfielder. Although, most of these following names may be a little to rich for the Mets taste, here is a list of […]

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