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Being Critical Is Easy To Do, When It’s All You Want To Do.

An article by posted on December 29, 2010 0 Comments

I think there has to come a time when the critics of our new front office executives need to relax. I’m trying to think back at a time when I can remember such hostility towards newly hired executives who are hired to clean up a mess over the long-term.  Are there really Mets fans out […]

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Is Soria Next On Royals Trading Block And Could Mets Be Interested?

An article by posted on December 29, 2010 0 Comments
Is Soria Next On Royals Trading Block And Could Mets Be Interested?

The Kansas City Royals have already traded outfielder David DeJesus and former Cy Young pitcher Zach Greinke this offseason, but will the purge continue? One of the more desirable players remaining on their roster is young All-Star closer Joakim Soria, and rumors of a similar fate as that of Greinke and DeJesus continue to pop […]

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Heyman’s 2010 Offseason Winners

An article by posted on December 29, 2010 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com compiled his top ten list of winners this offseason and he had the Milwaukee Brewers taking the top spot on the strength of the Zach Greinke acquisition. Obviously, the Mets were not in his top ten, but three other NL East teams all made the cut. Here are his capsules for the Phillies, […]

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Mets Among Many Teams Interested In Brian Fuentes

An article by posted on December 28, 2010 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets and Phillies are among 11 teams that are interested in free agent closer Brian Fuentes. Rotoworld adds that the veteran left-hander is seeking a contract similar to Scott Downs’, with ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reporting last week that he was looking for a three-year deal worth around $15 million. […]

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An Idea For A New And Very Cool Mets Promotion

An article by posted on December 28, 2010 0 Comments
An Idea For A New And Very Cool Mets Promotion

Sorry for my infrequent posting in the past few weeks, but lately it’s been a real struggle to try and find something worth writing about without sounding a tad bit redundant. That said, I recently had an opportunity to think about a discussion I had during a Christmas dinner a few years ago with one of […]

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Shaping the Mets Bench

An article by posted on December 28, 2010 0 Comments

With the acquisition of Chin-lung Hu, let’s take a look at some bench options this year for the Mets. Strong depth is always an important factor for success. Just look at the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. Usually, National League teams carry 12 pitchers so that leaves 13 spots for position players. Eight of […]

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Will Standing Still Hurt The Mets In The Trade Market?

An article by posted on December 28, 2010 0 Comments

As Sandy Alderson and the Mets continue to wait and see how cheaply they can sign free agents, other teams are signing players at a brisk pace. I understand they couldn’t realistically be buyers for Cliff Lee or Carl Crawford, and without a doubt the Mets were right not to even come close to offering Jason […]

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Mets Acquire Chin-lung Hu From Dodgers For Michael Antonini

An article by posted on December 27, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Chin-lung Hu From Dodgers For Michael Antonini

The Mets have acquired SS Chin-lung Hu from the Dodgers in exchange  for LHP Michael Antonini The one time Dodgers top prospect now projects to be a utility infielder as his bat never came to match his solid glove. Hu, 26, split last season between the Dodgers and Triple-A Albuquerque of the Pacific Coast League. The […]

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Are Hernandez and Olerud Hall Worthy?

An article by posted on December 27, 2010 0 Comments

Mark Simon of ESPN New York argues the case for voting former Mets Keith Hernandez and John Olerud into the Hall of Fame. My vote is based partly on the eye test (which also allows me to vote for Jack Morris and Dale Murphy) and partly on the stat test (why I’ve also checked off Bert […]

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Dickey Believes All We Needed Was A Few Pieces

An article by posted on December 27, 2010 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey had a phenomenal season in 2010 and ended up being one of the few highlights of an otherwise dismal year. After finishing his first season with the Mets by going 11-9 with a 2.84 ERA, in 174 innings pitched, he is now eligible for arbitration, although the knuckleballer doesn’t want it to come to […]

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