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The Sabermetrician In Me All Along

An article by posted on November 29, 2010 0 Comments

The purpose of Sabermetrics, in a nut shell, lay in its constant pursuit of finding the value of player’s most minute components. It’s a pure almost sanitized view of a player’s performance however like it is even admitted to in the book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, in human behavior there was […]

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One Week Away From Winter Meetings, So What’s The Plan?

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Isn’t it amazing how quickly October has turned to November, and now November turns to December? Believe it or not, just one week from today, the 2010 Winter Meetings will commence in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. and run from December 6-9. By then, we’ll know whether Pedro Feliciano will still be toiling in our bullpen […]

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Mets 40 Man Roster: One For The Ages

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The Mets recently made some changes to their 40 Man Roster as they get ready for the Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 Draft which will take place while there in Florida. I decided to break down the roster into age groups to kind of give us an idea of how young or how old our […]

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Bob Ojeda Getting New Deal from SNY

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We all know Bobby Ojeda for two things.  One, he was a member of the 1986 World Champion Mets.  Two, he has done an excellent job as an analyst for SNY.  According to Andrew Fegyveresi, VP of Communications for SNY, Bob Ojeda is getting a new deal from SNY to stay on as an analyst.  Thats not all that […]

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Rangers Sign Yorvit Torrealba To A 2-Year Deal

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According to Jeff Wilson of the Star-Telegram, the Texas Rangers have come to an agreement with free agent catcher Yorvit Torrealba. Anthony Andro of the Star-Telegram reported the terms of the contract as a two-year, $6.25MM deal that will pay the catcher $3MM in 2011 and $3.25MM in 2012. Torrealba, 32, hit .271 last season with seven […]

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Will Sandy Alderson Fall For Ollie’s Follies?

An article by posted on November 29, 2010 0 Comments

One of the things I want to see more than anything else this offseason, is at least one addition by subtraction move before the start of Spring Training. I know we’re not going to sign Cliff Lee even though we could desperately use him in our rotation. I know we’re not going to sign Carl Crawford, […]

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Baseball In New York, Winter Version – With Sandy, Brian And Derek

An article by posted on November 28, 2010 0 Comments

Baseball has had the headline news in the tabloids over the past couple of weeks in NYC. Yes, it involved both the Yankees and the Mets, but the headlines were not what you’d think. Usually it’s that the Yankees have done something wonderful and the Mets have made another mess – not the case this […]

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Marlins Sign Javier Vazquez To One-Year Deal

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Javier Vazquez is returning back to the National League. According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, Vazquez has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Marlins, pending a physical. The Marlins were considered favorites to sign Vasquez after he reportedly had lunch with Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez last week in Puerto Rico. The […]

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Former Met Kaz Matsui Joins Rakuten Eagles of Japan

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Former Met Kaz Matsui Joins Rakuten Eagles of Japan

I thought this was interesting to share.  Most of you still remember Kaz Matsui. Since leaving Japan, he’s already moved three times, first to the Mets, then to the Rockies, and finally to the Astros.  He finished the 2010 season in the Astros’ minor league system after being waived by them in May, and is now a free agent.  If […]

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Daniel Murphy 2B Experiment Heading In The Right Direction

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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, shares some information from one of the Red Sox scouts who has been in the Dominican Republic and has observed Daniel Murphy. The second base experiment with Murphy is a work-in-progress but “heading in the right direction,’’ according to a scout who spent a lot of time watching Murphy in […]

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