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Mets Lose $70 Million in 2011, Attendance Down 7%

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

According to a report in the New Yorker by Howard Megdal, the Mets losses for the 2011 season are estimated at $70 million dollars. Megdal also says that the Mets ownership will probably not approve a six figure deal for Reyes, saying that they would rather take the PR hit from the fans rather than risk putting […]

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Mike O’Connor, Pat Misch Elect Free Agency

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

According to MLB Trade Rumors, 22 Triple-A players have elected free agency including Mets pitchers Pat Misch and Mike O’Connor. Misch was 8-9 with a 4.00 ERA in 22 starts with Buffalo in 2011, and also made six appearances for the Mets allowing eight runs in seven innings. O’Connor was 5-5 with a 5.22 ERA […]

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The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

Mets fans agree and disgaree all the time about a myriad of Mets topics and issues, especially here on MMO where all views are welcome, encouraged and shared – much to the dismay of some who still keep coming back for more. In the last few days we learned a few things about how this […]

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Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

Crawford is getting hammered by Red Sox nation. Bay had his best season there. What about a deal straight up (with cash coming back to the Mets).Crawford is 30 and has 6 years left on his deal. Bay is 33 with 3 years left (including vesting option). Fresh start for both players and huge off […]

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Jimmy Rollins Questions Jose Reyes’ Motives

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
Jimmy Rollins Questions Jose Reyes’ Motives

Yesterday, Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins took jabs at Jose Ryes when he was asked his thoughts about coming out of the game after his bunt single. “I would have bunted, too,” Rollins said. “I probably wouldn’t have come out of the game, though.” “The man has had a great year and he’s always had talent. […]

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If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

I came across a short, but interesting piece from Chris McShane of Amazin’ Avenue that talked about the future payroll of the Mets if Jose Reyes resigned with the team.   During Thursday’s media event at Citi Field, GM Sandy Alderson said that resigning Reyes “can happen” within the $100-110 million dollar projected payroll. However, signing […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Pinky and The Brain

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Pinky and The Brain

For the purposes of my little demonstration, former Mets GM Omar Minaya will be cast in the role of Pinky, while world-renowned genius Sandy Alderson assumes the role of The Brain. Sandy Alderson – Last six seasons as a GM New York Mets 2011 – 77-85 Oakland A’s 1997 – 65-97 1996 – 78-84 1995 – […]

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Star-Ledger: Mets To-Do List

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger lists these three items at the top of the Mets T-Do List for this offseason: 1. The status of Jose Reyes Nothing is more important than this. A variety of dominoes fall in either direction depending on if GM Sandy Alderson and Reyes can agree about a contract. Reyes is seeking a […]

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Get Ready For New Season Of Mets Hot Stove Weakly

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

It looks like by the sound of things yesterday from Sandy Alderson, there will be little to no improvement made to this years team that finished in fourth place with a 77-85 record. The GM confirmed that payroll will be in the $100 to $110 range. That means if they sign Reyes to an annual […]

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Recap: Alderson Speaks To Media At Citi Field

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger took part in the media session that was held today by GM Sandy Alderson at Citi Field where he spoke to and fielded questions from reporters. He was also kind enough to transcribe the entire event which you can read here. Basically Alderson had a lot to say about a […]

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