Darren Oliver or Takashi Saito?

An article by posted on November 27, 2009 0 Comments

Patrick Newman of NPB Tracker reports that the New York Mets are among eight teams that have interest in Japanese reliever Takashi Saito. According to Sponichi, Takashi Saito has eight teams interested, including the White Sox, Cubs, Braves and Mets. The Braves had some interest in Saito way back in 2002 but he wound up […]

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A Tweet Is Mightier Than The Sword

An article by posted on November 26, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, as I messed around with my Twitter account, John Perrotto of the great website Baseball Prospectus, tweeted the following: Keep hearing #Marlins are very willing to trade Josh Johnson right now for the right package. It immediately evolves into a blog from MLBTR that reads: “Marlins Looking To Deal Josh Johnson” I immediately responded […]

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There Will Be No World Series Title For The Mets In 2010

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

Sometimes you just have to face the facts. Mets fans have very little patience. The 2010 baseball season can be a success even if the Mets don’t win the World Series.  Plan B might indeed be the best way to go.  There are so many holes to fill that it is unlikely to happen in just […]

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Top 20 Free Agent Pitchers Not Named Lackey

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports gives us something to think about on a slow news day on this lazy Sunday. He lists the top 20 free agent pitchers after John Lackey. It’s kind of an unspectacular list of choices the Mets may soon face if they fail to land Lackey. I’m not so sure that […]

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Evaluating David Wright With Stats

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, a heated yet spirited debate occurred on the MMO Chat between myself and two readers. The key points in the “debate,” were the fact that they believed two things to be true,  #1 David Wright had a bad season #2 People who use stats do not know baseball.  Now, I’ve heard both points from […]

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Elmer Dessens To Return Next Season?

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

According to FoxSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi, the Mets are interested in bringing back reliever, Elmer Dessens, for the 2010 season. In 2009, Dessens was quite the bargain for the Mets as he had his best year in the big leagues since 2005, posting a 3.31 ERA in 32.2 innings. His K:BB ratio […]

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White Sox Nab Andruw Jones For $500K

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bruce Levine of  ESPN the Chicago White Sox have signed outfielder Andruw Jones to a one year contract worth $500K with incentives that could bring the value up to $1.5 million dollars. Levine writes that the move was done to soften the blow of losing Scott Podsednik to free agency, but that they currently […]

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Omir Santos Named Topps All Star Rookie Catcher

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

It looks like the Mets didn’t get completely shutout as far as awards go for the 2009 season. After missing out on any off season hardware including any Gold Glove or Silver Slugger awards, the Mets manged to pull one out of the hat when catcher Omir Santos was named to the Topps All Star […]

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2010 Mets Coaching Staff

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Mets have completed their 2010 Major League coaching staff this week. New additions include Dave Jauss as bench coach and Chip Hale as third base coach. Among the incumbents, Razor Shines, the third base coach in 2009, moves to first base, while Howard Johnson (hitting coach), Dan Warthen (pitching coach) and Randy Niemann […]

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Giving Thanks for the Mets

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

Yeah, it’s been difficult being a Mets fan these last few seasons.  But that doesn’t mean we don’t love our team.  Here are a few things I am thankful for as we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow: David Wright, Carlos Beltran and Johan Santana: Yes, Wright forgot how to hit home runs, and the other two […]

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