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Can Oliver Perez Be Salvaged As A Situational Lefty?

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

In a series of tweets, Andy Martino of the Daily News revealed that a Mets insider is suggesting that the team should give embattled starting pitcher, Oliver Perez, a shot at filling a situational lefty role in the bullpen next season. Not saying he’ll succeed, but there’s absolutely no reason not to bring Oliver Perez to […]

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Mets Want 3-4 Players For Jose Reyes

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

You’ve heard the old saying where there’s smoke, there’s fire? Well in the last 24 hours there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the Mets potentially trading Jose Reyes. Nothing concrete mind you, but certainly a buzz. According to Hank Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes is definitely on the market and not only […]

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Rumored Blockbuster Trade with D-Backs

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments
Rumored Blockbuster Trade with D-Backs

El Nuevo Dia, a Puerto Rican newspaper, has reported the Mets and Diamondbacks are in talks over a blockbuster deal that would send Reyes, Beltran and Mejia to the desert for Justin Upton and Stephen Drew.  I can’t read Spanish, but I didn’t notice any other names involved in the trade (the article mentions Wright, but […]

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Will Terry Collins Bring Much Needed Discipline To Mets?

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments
Will Terry Collins Bring Much Needed Discipline To Mets?

One of my biggest complaints with the Mets in the last few years has been the frequent disregard of fundamental baseball exhibited by our veterans. I can forgive a rookie for the occasional “rookie mistake”, but when I see Angel Pagan throwing to the wrong base, or Jose Reyes taking off for third base with David […]

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Sandy Alderson On Ollie, Free Agency, Reyes and Thole

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson was a guest this morning on the Boomer and Carton show on WFAN. Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog caught most of the action and transcribed parts of what was said, Regarding going after high priced free agents like Cliff Lee or Carl Crawford: “I stand by what I said before about our free-agent activity,” […]

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The Mets Dilemma: No Pitching, No Hitting, No Money

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

My mindset has always been one of exhibiting patience, favoring the building of a perennial playoff contender through a strong farm system, savvy trades and a few well placed free agents.  With the hiring of Sandy Alderson and the others of his new regime, such a mentality is going to be put into action.  There […]

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35 Free Agents Offered Arbitration, See Anything You Like?

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

Here is a list of all 35 free agents that were offered arbitration this year, 12 more than last year according to MLBTR.  These players now have until November 30th, one week, to decide whether to accept.  Type A – 14 players (Will cost signing team a first round pick.) Grant Balfour Adrian Beltre Carl Crawford Jorge […]

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From Left Field: Dissecting The Hiring of Terry Collins

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

Though the “decision” did not have as much hype as that of LeBron James’ over the summer, it’s official: Terry Collins is the 20th manager in New York Mets team history. As a fan, I find myself as cautiously optimistic about this hiring. To be honest, I had no true preference among the four candidates […]

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First Impressions Of Terry Collins

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

The thing that stood out most in listening to Terry Collins this morning is his emphasis in “playing the game correctly.’’ Collins promised an accent on fundamentals with a team that too often disregarded them in the past. This is a team that gives away too many at-bats, both at the plate and on the mound, […]

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Something To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving Day

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

I couldn’t help sharing the following news item with you after reading about it on MLBTR. Obviously, most baseball fans, even Mets fans, have heard about the ongoing negotiations between Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. You would never think the Yankees would be playing hardball with the one player that has defined their brand and […]

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