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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If Wright Only Had Heart

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Heart is such an important characteristic necessary to build a championship team.  And many fans have concluded that this is a trait that David Wright lacks. In response to fan chatter,  David has set out on a journey in order to find heart.  And Jose Reyes has gone along for the ride in hopes of […]

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Could The Mets Use Eric Byrnes Or Rocco Baldelli?

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports that the Brewers have signed free agent left-hander Doug Davis to a one-year deal worth $4.25 million dollars with a $6.5 million mutual option for 2011. Davis was 9-14 with a 4.12 ERA in 34 starts with the Diamondbacks last season. The Mets never really showed any interest in the veteran […]

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We Need To Be Prepared

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

I know there are rumors flying around like crazy about pending free agent signings, and that the Mets are interested in the likes of Ben Sheets, Joel Pineiro and John Smoltz.  And while any of those guys are capable of stepping in and being, at the very least, our #4 starter, we should be prepared […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Francoeur, Green and Feliciano

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets tied some loose ends yesterday by agreeing to one-year deals with arbitration eligibles Jeff Francoeur, Pedro Feliciano and Sean Green. Francoeur will get $5 million dollars which is far less than some of the outrageous figures being tossed around this off season by his antagonists. Frenchy had a solid debut with the Mets despite playing the […]

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Pitching Market To Heat Up

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Ben Sheets hit 91mph in his showcase workout yesterday in Louisiana.  According to  MetsBlog, the Mets had a representative in attendance among the 20 or so scouts and reps on hand. Jon Heyman of SI.com said that he talked to a couple of scouts who were very impressed and felt they were watching ‘the old Ben Sheets. […]

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Framed Inaugural Citi Field Photo For Some 2009 Ticket Holders

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, a few 2009 season ticket holders may have received a surprise package in the mail from the New York Mets. (Well at least one very happy ticket holder did!) It was a beautifully framed photo of Citi Field complete with a thank you letter and holiday greeting from the Mets. It measures a full 12″ x […]

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Molina Rejects Mets Offer, Signs For Less With Giants

An article by posted on January 19, 2010 0 Comments

After rejecting a $5 million dollar offer with incentives from the Mets earlier today, Bengie Molina decided to to sign a one-year deal with the San Francisco Giants for a reported $4.5 million. Jon Heyman believes the news shows just how much Molina wanted nothing to do with the Mets. Especially, when the Mets deal […]

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Mets Are Rudderless And Have No Clear Vision

An article by posted on January 19, 2010 0 Comments

Free agent catcher Bengie Molina has rejected the latest offer from the Mets, according to a tweet by Buster Olney of ESPN. Heard this: Bengie Molina has turned down the Mets’ most recent offer, and the Mets are beginning to focus on Joel Pineiro. Just last week, Jon Morosi of Fox Sports reported that the Mets […]

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Ben Sheets Is Gaining Interest, Will Throw Today

An article by posted on January 19, 2010 0 Comments

As most of you already know, Ben Sheets spent the 2009 season recovering from surgery to fix up his torn flexor tendon, but now he seems to be recovering pretty good. A slew of teams will be showing up later today to see Sheets pitch for the first time in almost a year. Then soon […]

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