Can Ike Davis Mash 40 Homers In 2013?

An article by posted on January 6, 2013 0 Comments
Can Ike Davis Mash 40 Homers In 2013?

Ike Davis had an incredible second half for the Mets last season and even led the NL in home runs during that span. Plagued with some rust from an ankle injury that wiped out his 2011 season and a bout with Valley Fever, Davis had two very forgettable months to start the 2012 campaign - combining for […]

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MMO Fan Shots: I Hope This Means The Mets Are Back In The Steak Aisle

An article by posted on January 6, 2013
MMO Fan Shots: I Hope This Means The Mets Are Back In The Steak Aisle

DrDooby says: Omar Minaya wasn’t a great GM. However, he also wasn’t a terrible GM. He did what he was asked to do, i.e. build a quick fix winner, while swimming in cash and having two inexpensive young building blocks in Wright & Reyes. Yes, he did at the cost of future payrolls – but he couldn’t foresee the collapse of […]

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Mets Willing To Pay Most Of Santana’s Salary To Move Him

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Mets Willing To Pay Most Of Santana’s Salary To Move Him

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Mets are hoping they could unload Johan Santana before the start of the season. Cafardo says that the Mets are one of three teams willing to “pick up most of the freight” to get rid of Santana, Vernon Wells, and Alfonso Soriano. The Mets would help pay the $31 million left […]

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If Healthy, Carl Pavano Wouldn’t Be A Bad Pickup

An article by posted on January 5, 2013 0 Comments
If Healthy, Carl Pavano Wouldn’t Be A Bad Pickup

With spring training almost a month away, the Mets are running out of time to fill voids left in the outfield, bullpen and starting rotation. Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger reported this morning that the Mets and Carl Pavano are in preliminary discussions on a potential deal, and that the interest is mutual. A lot of […]

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Mets Announce Wally Backman Will Manage Las Vegas 51s

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Mets Announce Wally Backman Will Manage Las Vegas 51s

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, announced today, in conjunction with the Mets Media Relations Department, that Wally Backman will return as manager for the Mets Triple-A affiliate for the 2013 season. Backman will begin his first season as manager of Las Vegas […]

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Bobby V Has A New Gig

An article by posted on January 5, 2013 0 Comments

According to the Huffington Post, former Mets and Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine will work as a commentator for NBC Sports Radio. He will be the part-time co-host of a weekday talk show that debuts in April. Starting this month, he will also periodically provide analysis to NBC Sports Radio shows and affiliated stations. Valentine […]

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Jon Niese Could Be The Most Indispensable Met

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Jon Niese Could Be The Most Indispensable Met

Normally, I might say David Wright when it comes down to who might be the most indispensable Met this season. Wright is, after all, the center of the Mets’ offensive universe and when he’s hitting it elevates the entire team. However, I’m a pitching guy first and when I posed the question to myself this morning […]

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Where Is This Crazy Train Headed?

An article by posted on January 5, 2013 0 Comments
Where Is This Crazy Train Headed?

On family vacations when I was younger, — be it at Disneyworld, Washington D.C., or Busch Gardens — my family would always argue where to go first, how much time we would have to do this or that, etc. The debates would end with my dad, declaring “I have a plan.”, and that would settle […]

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2013 Hall of Fame: It Doesn’t Look Good For Mike Piazza

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2013 Hall of Fame: It Doesn’t Look Good For Mike Piazza

Yesterday, Clayton did a nice job digging up as many Hall of Fame ballots as he could to put together a sneak preview of what we could expect on Wednesday when the BBWAA will announce who will be inducted into Cooperstown. With about 12% of all the ballots in, it looks like Mike Piazza will […]

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Mets Refinance $700M In Debt, Gain $160M In Spending Money

An article by posted on January 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Refinance $700M In Debt, Gain $160M In Spending Money

Since the NY Post broke the story on Thursday that the Mets have refinanced $450 million dollars in SNY loans, we’ve gotten a little more clarity on what looks to be an ambitious overall re-fi plan by the Wilpons. Including other outstanding loans that were refinanced, Mets owners have re-positioned about $700 million in total debt. In […]

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