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Backman Will Not Be Joining The Nationals

An article by posted on October 12, 2011 0 Comments

[blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/washingnats/status/123826426372825088"] Original Post Oct. 11, 5:45 AM According to Bill Ladson of MLB.com, Wally Backman will not join the Nationals coaching staff. According to Mike Puma of the NI Post, Wally Backman, a candidate for the Mets’ managerial opening last offseason, could soon leave the organization, according to a team source. The fiery Backman, 52, […]

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Closer Candidate: Jonathan Broxton

An article by posted on October 11, 2011 0 Comments
Closer Candidate: Jonathan Broxton

Sandy Alderson has been very adamant that he will sign a free agent closer this off-season to fill the void left by Francisco Rodriguez. Who that closer will be is the big question. You can pretty much cross Heath Bell off the list. Francisco Rodriguez is an extreme long shot as well. And that’s not […]

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Mets Should Have Chien-Ming Wang On Their Radar

An article by posted on October 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Should Have Chien-Ming Wang On Their Radar

With the news that the Mets have shutdown Johan Santana’s rehab  for the rest of the year, all they can do now is hope and pray that when their $24 million dollar a year ace shows up in Port St. Lucie next Spring, he will be ready to get on a mound and resemble something […]

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As the Phillies Payroll Has Increased, Their Postseason Success Has Decreased

An article by posted on October 11, 2011 0 Comments
As the Phillies Payroll Has Increased, Their Postseason Success Has Decreased

To the joy of many Mets fans, The Phillies lost a heartbreaking, 1-0 game 5 on Friday night after being heavily speculated as the favorite to win it all in 2011. Despite adding payroll every year since their World Series title in 2008, the Phillies have actually continuosly had less and less success in the postseason. After coming […]

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Prospect Pulse: The Left-Handed Pitchers

An article by posted on October 11, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The Left-Handed Pitchers

In the on-going endeavor to compile as many stats, and as many lists as possible regarding our beloved Amazin’s, here is the NY Mets 2012 Top Ten Left-Handers in the farm system, list. In previous posts I have identified areas of weakness in the farm system at the positions of catcher, and shortstop. Here is […]

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Riggleman, Geren To Interview For Mets Bench Coach Job This Week

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Riggleman, Geren To Interview For Mets Bench Coach Job This Week

According to Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger, Jim Riggleman will be in New York on Wednesday to interview for the Bench Coach position. Riggleman stepped down as Nationals manager during an 11-1 stretch this past season out of frustration with his contract situation. That said, he has plenty of experience in the dugout and is very familiar with […]

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Too Much Moneyball

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Too Much Moneyball

Don’t let the name of this Moneyball paraody fool you… Well done, Jest. Although as a Mets fan, I really shouldn’t be so smug about seeing the Yankees get knocked out in the first round of the playoffs, but come on man… It’s the Yankees!

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Big Money, Big Busts

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments

I wish I had a dollar for everytime I saw Mets fans bemoaning the Mets offseason a year ago for not going after one of these players; especially Crawford and Dunn. 7 Years, $142,000,000 After a 2010 season in which he produced a line that looked like this: .307/.356/.495 Crawford completely tanked in Boston this […]

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Prospect Pulse: 2012 Top Ten List

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: 2012 Top Ten List

With all these Top Ten lists coming out, I thought I’d chime in with my own version, hope you like.      Mets Top Ten Prospects list for 2012: 1.  Jeurys Familia 2.  Zack Wheeler 3.  Matt Harvey 4.  Wilmer Flores 5.  Kirk Nieuwenhuis 6.  Reese Havens 7.  Cesar Puello 8.  Gilbert Gomez 9.  Jordany […]

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Brewers More Likely To Sign Reyes Than Fielder

An article by posted on October 9, 2011 0 Comments
Brewers More Likely To Sign Reyes Than Fielder

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun would love to see Jose Reyes sign with the Brewers this offseason and went as far as to say that his team is more likely to land Jose Reyes in free agency than re-sign Prince Fielder, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Braun is a huge fan of Reyes and admits that when the […]

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