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A New York Payroll: Part Deux?

An article by posted on November 5, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday, I read over Matt Cerrone’s post entitled, “What is a New York payroll?“. Great question, right? And one that is certainly worthy of debate, and I can’t wait to dig my teeth into this one. Cerrone’s piece was spurred on by a series of tweets by Adam Rubin who said the following: If Mets […]

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Delcos: Will There Ever Be A New Culture?

An article by posted on November 5, 2011 0 Comments

We heard a lot about the Mets’ culture changing when Sandy Alderson was hired as GM and Terry Collins as manager. The atmosphere changed t0 a degree, but the Mets’ talent level remained roughly the same with once again, the pitching faltered and took the team down with it. Looking back on the season there […]

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Mets Lay Off 10 Percent Of Non-Player Workforce

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

The NY Post is reporting that the Mets have trimmed nearly 10 percent of non-player staff, including business, clubhouse and scouting personne. The team has released the following statement: “Several weeks ago, we made workforce reductions in both the baseball and business operations departments, which amounted to less than 10 percent of our full-time staff.” […]

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For Esses & Giggles: Go After Lincecum!

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

One of our readers, Deebo, comes up with a worthy Friday afternoon debate that has nothing to do with Jose Reyes, bricks and blue walls. He writes: I just read a FoxSports.com piece from JP Morosi that said an option for SF Giants to get more offensive support was to trade Lincecum for multiple players and then […]

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Mets Hire Tommy Tanous As Scouting Director

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the club named Tommy Tanous Director of Amateur Scouting. Tanous replaces Chad MacDonald, who left to become the San Diego Padres Vice President, Assistant General Manager of Player Personnel. Tanous, 42, joined the Mets prior to 2011 as a professional scout. He also assisted with scouting players for the […]

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Pagan Has Priced Himself Out Of His Optimal Role

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Pagan Has Priced Himself Out Of His Optimal Role

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was kind enough to answer a question for me during a chat which you can read in it’s entirety here. Joe D. – If the Mets are looking for a center fielder, is it safe to say Angel Pagan will be non-tendered? Adam Rubin - Team officials are definitely […]

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The Mets Catching Situation

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

In a Mets offseason that will be dominated by one huge name—Jose Reyes—other major needs may go overlooked. That’s partially because the Mets will try hard to keep Reyes and also because the team is still not financially sound. When we think of the Mets roster, we immediately say we need pitching, pitching and more […]

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Reyes’ Agent Says First Choice Is To Stay With Mets

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes’ Agent Says First Choice Is To Stay With Mets

Charles Hollon of Gotham Baseball spoke with Chris Leible, the agent for Jose Reyes who offered up some words of hope regarding his client’s preference to stay with the Mets. “I think Jose is one of those rare players that feeds off the energy of the fans, he loves the fans here in New York […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #15 Jefry Marte, 3B

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #15 Jefry Marte, 3B

Once upon a time there was a 17-year-old, highly rated Mets prospect named Jefry Marte. Marte had signed as an IFA in July 2007, two weeks after his 16th birthday. The young, right-hand hitting third baseman made his stateside debut the following year in 2008, playing for the GCL Mets, where he hit a promising […]

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Free Agency Begins Today – Type A’s, Type B’s and Type Mets

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments

David Lennon of Newsday did the legwork on this… Sandy Alderson reiterated Monday that he still expects to have a 2012 payroll in the $100 million-$110 million range, but does not want it all to be spent before Opening Day. If so, the bulk of that money already is slotted for nine players: Johan Santana […]

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