Should Omir Santos Start For The Mets In 2010?

An article by posted on November 30, 2009 0 Comments

Last week Topps released its All-Star Rookie team for 2009 and while there were some justified selections and some questionable ones, the player that has the most intrigue for me is the Mets’ Omir Santos. He beat out phenom Matt Wieters, who most thought would be in contention to take home the Rookie of the […]

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Is Delgado The Most Logical Choice At First Base?

An article by posted on November 29, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post told me that the Mets are not looking to block the arrival of first base prospect Ike Davis because they view him as an All Star first baseman waiting in the wings. Judging by what we’ve seen and heard from several scouts and MLB executives, maybe the […]

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What Came First Bud Selig Or The Egg?

An article by posted on November 28, 2009 0 Comments

Sources have told Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune that commissioner Bud Selig plans to step down after the 2012 season, when his contract is up. The good news is that we’ll be rid of him in three years. The bad news is we still have to endure him for another three years. Hopefully he won’t […]

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My Hall Of Fame Ballot – Sorry Big Mac!

An article by posted on November 27, 2009 0 Comments

On Friday, the new Hall of Fame Ballot was released for the 2010 class. The most notable newcomers include: 2B Roberto Alomar - An all-around threat in a 17-season career that included World Series championship years with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1992 and ’93. Alomar won 10 Gold Glove Awards for fielding and was a […]

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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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