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Ricciardi Tackles The Misconceptions Of Moneyball

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments

Moneyball, Moneyball, Moneyball, that’s all we ever seem to hear or read about these days. Between me and all the other Mets fans deciding to buy and read the Michael Lewis book, it might just make its way back to the NY Times best-seller list if it hasn’t already. It’s a good book, but also a […]

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Alderson Shocked By What Nationals Gave Jayson Werth

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments
Alderson Shocked By What Nationals Gave Jayson Werth

I thought this was so funny, that I had to share with you guys. Sandy Alderson arrived in Orlando only a couple of hours ago. When he heard about the mega-deal Jayson Werth signed with Nationals, he was taken by surprise. “It makes some of our contracts look pretty good,” Alderson said. “That’s a long time […]

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An Undervalued Reliever?

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments

I think everybody here realizes that the Mets primary objective at the Winter Meetings is, and should be to acquire bullpen help. Sure, they need to get themselves a starter or two that can help keep them afloat in 2011, but they do have some players in the minor leagues that could be given a […]

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Henry Blanco Could Be Heading To The D’Backs

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments
Henry Blanco Could Be Heading To The D’Backs

According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, Henry Blanco could be on his way to the Diamondbacks who have him ranked very high on their wish list for backup catcher. He writes, The Diamondbacks have interest in a backup catcher, and I’m told that free agent veteran Henry Blanco is at or near the […]

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Mets Name Chad MacDonald Scouting Director

An article by posted on December 4, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Name Chad MacDonald Scouting Director

Adam Rubin just reported that Chad MacDonald, who has been overseeing international scouting for the Arizona Diamondbacks, will be named the next scouting director of the Mets. MacDonald was hired by Arizona under former GM Josh Byrnes, with whom he also worked in Cleveland. Prior to joining the D-backs, MacDonald spent three seasons (2003-05) with […]

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Amazin’ Mets Perks and Holiday Packs Are Pretty Sweet!

An article by posted on December 4, 2010 0 Comments

As part of my regular contributions to the site, I will also be posting regularly on some of the “off the field” stuff with regards to our beloved Mets. I’m talking about the business, marketing and promotional side of things. This could include anything ranging from a new addition to the Mets Museum, special Mets promotions and […]

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Hope Is The Plan For The New Mets In 2011

An article by posted on December 4, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson said it again, that the Mets have little payroll flexibility and aren’t expected to make a splash in the free-agent market. Again, even if the Mets cut Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo, they are still on the hook for $18 million between them. It’s not as if the money could be spent elsewhere. […]

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Should the Mets Be Worried About The Bullpen?

An article by posted on December 4, 2010 0 Comments

As we all know by now, Hisanori Takahashi signed with the Angels, Sean Green was non-tendered, and Pedro Feliciano, whom many thought would accept the Mets arbitration, declined it.  Now, with these three officially out, should the Mets worry about the bullpen heading into spring training? Honestly, I believe so.  This definitely concerns me because we […]

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Sandy Alderson Covered Lots Of Ground With Reporters This Afternoon

An article by posted on December 3, 2010 0 Comments

This afternoon, Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters as he and his team readies themselves for the Winter Meetings which begin on Monday. Regarding the Winter Meetings, Alderson said the following: “I can guarantee you, we’ll come back with some good players. I can’t guarantee how high-profile they will be. Or how many. If […]

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K-Rod Avoids Jail, But Can Mets Avoid His 2012 Option?

An article by posted on December 3, 2010 0 Comments

Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez pleaded guilty this morning to assault, a move that spared him jail time but will bring him an additional 52 weeks of anger management classes. His plea also bought him an additional season with the Mets for $11.5 million. It was the best case scenario for the closer who not only […]

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