Pitching Market: The Best Of The Rest

An article by posted on January 22, 2010 0 Comments

In the wake of the Angels signing Joel Pineiro to a two year deal, and Doug Davis inking a contract with the Brewers, it is probably a good time to look to the remaining free agent pitchers and determine who is the best fit for the Mets. The biggest name left on the market is Ben […]

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Eh, What’s Up Doc? My 5 Fearless Predictions!

An article by posted on January 22, 2010 0 Comments

This morning, Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog writes, “Yep, the Mets are up to something, and close to making a deal… fingers crossed.” I would certainly hope the Mets are up to something… With Ben Sheets now being the best option left in free agency, everyone suddenly thinks they are Nostradamus and are predicting that he is […]

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Noah Lowry To Sign Soon

An article by posted on January 22, 2010 0 Comments

Henry Schulman of The San Francisco Chronicle (hat tip to mlbtraderumors) tweeted that Noah Lowry could be close to choosing which team to play for in 2010. Lowry hasn’t pitched since 2007 when he won 14 games and posted an ERA of 3.92, due to thoracic outlet syndrome, which was originally misdiagnosed by the Giants. […]

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Is the Mets “brand” damaged ?

An article by posted on January 22, 2010 0 Comments

In years previous I’ve heard Omar in a few of his “State of the Mets” interviews include phrases like “our brand remains strong” or “we remain confident in our brand”. Usually, this is a corporate phrase thrown around when discussing the state of a company’s business. In my heart of hearts, I’d like to think […]

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Pitchers In The News, Random Thoughts

An article by posted on January 21, 2010 0 Comments

First off, great job by the Seattle Mariners who have signed their young phenom Felix Hernandez to a 5 year extension. Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik officially locked Hernandez up to a five-year $78 million dollar deal that buys out his two remaining years of arbitration plus three years of free agency. King Felix joins Cliff Lee at the […]

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New Mets Hall of Fame Graphics!!!

An article by posted on January 21, 2010 0 Comments

In honor of the newest Mets to be selected to the Mets Hall of Fame, we’ve designed some new graphics for you to show off and display on your websites and social pages. Congratulations to Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, Davey Johnson and Frank Cashen.  Strawberry was one of the most feared hitters in Mets history, and […]

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The Three Scruffy Looking Ones In The Back

An article by posted on January 21, 2010 0 Comments

What a strange and long off season it has been for the New York Mets. Pitchers and catchers report in less than a month, and as someone jested on Twitter, we have neither. After being spurned by Bengie Molina after a five week courtship, Joel Pineiro flat out rejected us even before we could get […]

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Opinion: Who Is Baseball’s Worst GM?

An article by posted on January 21, 2010 0 Comments

In a post featured in yesterday’s USA Today, they asked the poll question: The article mentions a few of their highlights/lowlights from the past two seasons. Dayton Moore, Royals — Podsednik, Jason Kendall, Mike Jacobs, Yuniesky Betancourt Omar Minaya, Mets — Oliver Perez, J.J. Putz, Jason Bay? Jim Hendry, Cubs — Milton Bradley, Aaron Miles, […]

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Joel Pineiro To Angels

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Free Agent sinker-baller Joel Pineiro, one of the top free agent pitchers left on the market, is available no more. Pineiro has agreed in principle to a $16 million/2 year deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Pineiro started his career with Seattle, as a starter, before shifting to a bullpen role with mixed results. He […]

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Losing Bengie is a Lucky Break

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

The knee-jerk reaction among the unenlightened on New York sports talk radio (can someone please shut WFAN’s Chris Carton up for crissakes!) and in the blogosphere today is that the Mets blew another one when catcher Bengie Molina decided to spun the club’s offer and sign for less money to return to San Francisco. But […]

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