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Takahashi Switches Agents Ahead Of 10/31 Deadline

An article by posted on October 27, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 10/27 10:00 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Hisanori Takahashi has switched agents from Ed and Peter Greenberg to Arn Tellem. Tellem represents several Japanese players, including Hideki Matsui. As Ed mentioned below, the Mets have until October 31st, four days, to sign Takahashi to an extension, at which point he can become […]

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Former Mets That Are Going To The World Series

An article by posted on October 27, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve got plenty of reasons to root for the Texas Rangers in the World Series, but if you’re still looking for a few more reasons before you make up your own mind on who to root for, consider this… Hey, if you’re wondering if we have any Mets alumni on the Giants, we do… Guillermo […]

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General Managers in Mets History

An article by posted on October 27, 2010 0 Comments

With the very welcome but not so surprising news that Sandy Alderson will become the twelfth general manager in the Mets 48 year history, lets take a look at the other eleven Mets general managers. I also included some notables from their tenure.  George Weiss 1962-1966 (Retired in November 1966) First ever Mets general manager. Hired Casey Stengel as […]

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Mets Tab Sandy Alderson As Their Next GM

An article by posted on October 27, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 11:20 PM Jon Heyman of SI.com, first reported that the New York Mets decided to are hire Sandy Alderson as GM according to his sources.  The move is expected to be formally announced on Friday, an off day for the World Series. Heyman also added that “Alderson gives the Mets instant added credibility.” Joel Sherman of […]

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Wishful Thinking To Think Yankee Fans Chased Away Cliff Lee

An article by posted on October 27, 2010 0 Comments

It is wishful thinking to think the reported boorish behavior of Yankees fans toward Cliff Lee’s wife during the ALCS will keep the talented left-hander out of the Bronx. There are several factors – some still to happen – that will determine where Lee ends up this winter. The Yankees long appeared to be the […]

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Alderson Gives The Mets Instant Credibility

An article by posted on October 27, 2010 0 Comments

If you’re just waking up, the Mets have a brand new GM… Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated was first to report that the Mets have decided to go with Sandy Alderson as their new GM. An official announcement could come on Friday, an off day for the World Series. Heyman also added that the move […]

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Giants, Distant Cousin Of The Mets, Head To The Fall Classic

An article by posted on October 27, 2010 0 Comments

When one thinks of storied franchises in Baseball the Yankees immediately come to mind, thanks to Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle and 27 titles. One can even think of the Dodgers. It was in Brooklyn where the color barrier was broken and in Los Angeles where for a 5 year period a LHP pitcher dominated the game […]

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Mets Offseason Primer, Part One: Payroll Commitments

An article by posted on October 26, 2010 0 Comments

On Friday MLBTR posted that the Mets had about $108 million dollars in commitments based on data from Cots Contracts for the 2011 season. The problem with that number was that it left off a lot of data while at the same time included players bonuses in that figure that have already been paid. I […]

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Jon Daniels Asked Mets To Wait For Him, They Said No

An article by posted on October 26, 2010 0 Comments

Here is an interesting tweet from Andy Martino of the Daily News regarding Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/SurfingTheMets/status/28858834069[/tweeted] That’s pretty surprising, but really shows that the Mets really wanted Alderson all along and are happy they got their man. Still, I wonder if the media will have a field day with this news and […]

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Unruly Fans May Have Hurt Yankees Chances To Get Cliff Lee

An article by posted on October 26, 2010 0 Comments

For all you hopeful Mets fans that want to see the Mets go after Cliff Lee, check out the following report. According to a post from Andrew Marchand of ESPN, some Yankee fans’ treatment of Cliff Lee’s wife at Yankee Stadium might not help the Yankees’ recruitment of one of the game’s top left-handed pitchers. During […]

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