Troy Aikman Had Interest From Mets; Say What?!

An article by posted on January 23, 2011 0 Comments
Troy Aikman Had Interest From Mets; Say What?!

We all know who Troy Aikman is. Aikman was an superstar quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys back in the 90′s, and would eventually go on to be enshrined in the Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.  We also know Troy Aikman as being a dancer on the hit ABC show “Dancing With The Stars”.  But, little […]

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Deep Leagues Top 250 Features Seven Mets Prospects

An article by posted on January 22, 2011 0 Comments

Bradley O’Neill of Deep Leagues released his Top 250 Prospects list last week, and although no Mets made the top twenty, seven Mets prospects did make cut. First, the top twenty: Top 20 Prospects 1. Bryce Harper OF, Nationals 2. Mike Trout  OF, Angels 3. Anthony Rendon  3B, Rice Univ. 4. Domonic Brown  OF, Phillies 5. […]

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Strange Happenings On A Freaky Friday

An article by posted on January 22, 2011 0 Comments
Strange Happenings On A Freaky Friday

I was amazed yesterday at the free agent signings of outfielders Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon by the Tampa Bay Rays. My first instinct was that they had gone bonkers, but it only took a few minutes to realize that both signings actually made good sense for the Rays who are still reeling from the losses […]

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Josh Thole: A Rising Star

An article by posted on January 22, 2011 0 Comments

Of all the players at Citi Field Kids Day, I was most impressed by Josh Thole, who Terry Collins introduced as a rising young star in the National League. Even after speaking with Beningo and Roberts on WFAN in the morning and then fielding basically the same set of questions in the afternoon, Thole smiled […]

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Jose Reyes: As Reyes Goes, So Goes The Mets

An article by posted on January 22, 2011 0 Comments

OK, so that phrase is very overused, but you have to admit it’s true. What you are about to read, Mets fans, should look like solid gold on your screen. “I feel 100 percent,” said Jose Reyes. “I feel pain free.” No more thyroid issues, no more oblique problems, no more batting third, and simply […]

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Mets Sign Reliever Blaine Boyer To Minor League Deal (With Bonus Piazza Call)

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Reliever Blaine Boyer To Minor League Deal (With Bonus Piazza Call)

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets have signed RHP Blaine Boyer to a minor league contract, and invited him to Spring Training. Boyer, 29, went 3-2 with a 4.26 ERA in 54 relief appearances for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season. He was very effective against right handed hitters last season […]

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Good Stuff From ESPN’s Mark Simon On The Virtues Of Frugality

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments

Statistical maven Mark Simon of ESPN New York, has another solid post today, this one looks at a true Mets rarity; being frugal. Let him explain, This will be the lowest potential payout that the Mets have put forth to free agents in an offseason since committing to only $8.6 million in potential payouts in the […]

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Tim Teufel Officially Named Bisons Manager

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments
Tim Teufel Officially Named Bisons Manager

As first reported by Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News, Tim Teufel has officially been named the manger of the Buffalo Bisons. The move was expected, but had not been announced until today. Terry Collins will be on hand as the keynote speaker at a luncheon to precede the press conference. Cold and frigid is […]

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What Would Bay and Wright Say If They Got The Chance?

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments

An interesting tweet from Rustin C. Dodd, a writer for kansascity.com via MetsBlog that really makes one wonder. Best Royals quote of 2011 so far? Jeff Francoeur on hitting in the Mets’ spacious park: “Citi Field is a damn joke.” No current Met has ever had anything negative to say about the vastness of Citi Field, but plenty […]

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Mets Sign Tim Byrdak To A Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Tim Byrdak To A Minor League Deal

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, confirms what was reported late last night by NY Baseball Digest. Tim Byrdak has signed a minor league deal with the Mets and will be invited to spring training. If used properly, he can be very effective and a serious weapon for Terry Collins against left handed sluggers like Ryan […]

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