Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down: Angel Pagan

An article by posted on October 3, 2011 0 Comments
Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down: Angel Pagan

Who is Angel Pagan? Is he the guy who was injury plagued over his first few seasons?  Is he the guy who won over the hearts of Mets fans from mid-2009 to the end of 2010 with all around great defense, speed, and clutch hitting.  Or is he the guy we saw this season with […]

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B.J. Upton For Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on October 2, 2011 0 Comments

The season is over. Once again the Mets failed to reach the postseason. Nothing new, and certainly not surprising. Time to start looking toward the offseason. Would B.J. Upton make sense in CF for the New York Mets in 2012? Centerfield will be a wide open position for the Mets in 2012. While I don’t […]

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Who Will Be Traded?

An article by posted on October 2, 2011 0 Comments
Who Will Be Traded?

Who will be traded? Sandy may not have much money to spend, but he sure needs to fill a lot of holes. The trade market could be a major tool for the Mets heading into the winter. Of course, two unsettling things for Mets fans heading into the off-season, are the present situations at the […]

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Mets Lose $70 Million in 2011, Attendance Down 7%

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

According to a report in the New Yorker by Howard Megdal, the Mets losses for the 2011 season are estimated at $70 million dollars. Megdal also says that the Mets ownership will probably not approve a six figure deal for Reyes, saying that they would rather take the PR hit from the fans rather than risk putting […]

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Mike O’Connor, Pat Misch Elect Free Agency

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

According to MLB Trade Rumors, 22 Triple-A players have elected free agency including Mets pitchers Pat Misch and Mike O’Connor. Misch was 8-9 with a 4.00 ERA in 22 starts with Buffalo in 2011, and also made six appearances for the Mets allowing eight runs in seven innings. O’Connor was 5-5 with a 5.22 ERA […]

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The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments

Mets fans agree and disgaree all the time about a myriad of Mets topics and issues, especially here on MMO where all views are welcome, encouraged and shared – much to the dismay of some who still keep coming back for more. In the last few days we learned a few things about how this […]

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Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

Crawford is getting hammered by Red Sox nation. Bay had his best season there. What about a deal straight up (with cash coming back to the Mets).Crawford is 30 and has 6 years left on his deal. Bay is 33 with 3 years left (including vesting option). Fresh start for both players and huge off […]

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Jimmy Rollins Questions Jose Reyes’ Motives

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
Jimmy Rollins Questions Jose Reyes’ Motives

Yesterday, Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins took jabs at Jose Ryes when he was asked his thoughts about coming out of the game after his bunt single. “I would have bunted, too,” Rollins said. “I probably wouldn’t have come out of the game, though.” “The man has had a great year and he’s always had talent. […]

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If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
If Jose Reyes Re-signs, Payroll And Flexibility Take a Major Hit

I came across a short, but interesting piece from Chris McShane of Amazin’ Avenue that talked about the future payroll of the Mets if Jose Reyes resigned with the team.   During Thursday’s media event at Citi Field, GM Sandy Alderson said that resigning Reyes “can happen” within the $100-110 million dollar projected payroll. However, signing […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Pinky and The Brain

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Pinky and The Brain

For the purposes of my little demonstration, former Mets GM Omar Minaya will be cast in the role of Pinky, while world-renowned genius Sandy Alderson assumes the role of The Brain. Sandy Alderson – Last six seasons as a GM New York Mets 2011 – 77-85 Oakland A’s 1997 – 65-97 1996 – 78-84 1995 – […]

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