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Mets Non-Tender Maine, Carter, Green

An article by posted on December 3, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Non-Tender Maine, Carter, Green

I don’t know what the plan is, but so far all this new regime has done is shed themselves of a bunch of players. At the arbitration deadline, the Mets non-tendered both John Maine and Sean Green. But surprisingly, they also non-tendered Chris “The Animal” Carter who the Mets acquired in the Billy Wagner trade. […]

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Mets Make An Offer To Starting Pitcher Jeff Francis

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Make An Offer To Starting Pitcher Jeff Francis

Tracy Ringolsby FOX Sports is reporting that the Mets are making a play for former Rockies left handed starting pitcher, Jeff Francis. Jeff Francis, who underwent shoulder surgery early in the 2009 season and wasn’t fully recovered in 2010, has been offered a chance to return to the Rockies, but it would be on a […]

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From Left Field: Some Possible Bullpen Options

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments

While the Mets starting rotation will likely contain several question marks, the bullpen appears to be a revolving door at this point. Two vital pieces from 2010 are likely out, with Hisanori Takahashi heading out west and Pedro Feliciano testing the FA market. Following the non-tender deadline, many serviceable bullpen arms will become available. Some […]

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The Maine Thing To Remember Is…

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments
The Maine Thing To Remember Is…

Many thought it at the time, that when John Maine left that game in Washington after only five pitches that he was also leaving the Mets. It sure appears that way as they aren’t likely to tender a contract to Maine by today’s midnight deadline. They’ll tender Mike Pelfrey, RA Dickey, Angel Pagan, and possibly […]

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Mike O’Connor Could Be A Nice Fit In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments

On Tuesday, the New York Mets announced that they had re-signed lefty reliever Mike O’Connor to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training. According to Bisons.com, O’Connor, 30, spent the entire 2010 season with the Bisons and was the club’s most used reliever. In a team-high 51 appearances, O’Connor was 5-2 with […]

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Several Former Mets Highlight 2011 Hall Of Fame Ballot

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments
Several Former Mets Highlight 2011 Hall Of Fame Ballot

The 2011 Hall of Fame Ballot was released on Tuesday and there were quite a few familiar names among the eligible candidates. Here they are: Roberto Alomar, 2B Carlos Baerga, 2B John Franco, RP Lenny Harris UT Al Leiter, P John Olerud, 1B Roberto Alomar never gave the Mets anything close to Hall of Fame worthy as […]

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Francesa, Paterson And The Mets

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments
Francesa, Paterson And The Mets

Yesterday, on his WFAN/YES afternoon program, Mike Francesa had a one man guest show with Governor David Paterson, who will be leaving his gubernatorial office at the end of the year. He was promoted from Lt. Governor when the former governor – Eliot Spitzer – was found to have been spending more time with hookers […]

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Could These Non-Tender Candidates Help The Mets

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments

Today is ”Non-Tender Day,” and by midnight tonight, the free agent pool is expected to get a little bigger. Here is an interesting spattering of players who are each expected to be non-tendered by Thursday’s deadline as presented by Doug Miller of MLB.com. J.J. Hardy, SS, Twins: Rumored to be a non-tender candidate all season, Hardy’s prospects of being […]

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Would Jose Lopez Make Sense For The Mets?

An article by posted on December 1, 2010 0 Comments
Would Jose Lopez Make Sense For The Mets?

This morning on WFAN, Terry Collins appeared on WFAN and said that the second base job for the Mets is unsettled and up for grabs. Some might say it’s a nice way of saying he isn’t thrilled with his options at second base which includes 20-year old Ruben Tejada - who many believe is not major […]

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The Joe Carter-Tony Batista Award

An article by posted on December 1, 2010 0 Comments

Trolling Fangraphs today, as I am wont to do, I came across a brilliant piece by a contributor of theirs named Matt Klaassen. It’s a yearly award “given to the player whose Runs Batted In most exaggerates his actual offensive value.” It’s such a simple formula, my first thought was self-deprecating, as I was mad for not […]

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