Done Deal – Mets Sign RHP Jon Rauch For $3.5 Million

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Done Deal – Mets Sign RHP Jon Rauch For $3.5 Million

The New York Mets today announced the club has signed free agent righthanded pitcher Jon Rauch to a one-year contract. Rauch, 33, appeared in 53 games with the Toronto Blue Jays last season, finishing 5-4 with 11 saves. He compiled a 4.85 ERA (28 earned/52.0 innings) with 36 strikeouts and pitched 1.0 inning or more […]

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John Delcos: Thanks, Dad

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John Delcos: Thanks, Dad

Good afternoon folks. I don’t like going this long without posting for you, but have been away. I drove to Ohio Sunday to visit my father, but the visit was unfortunately extended for a funeral. Everybody loves their father for their own reasons and I am no different. There are some I can’t share and […]

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Sandy Alderson Addresses State Of Team, Ballpark

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Sandy Alderson Addresses State Of Team, Ballpark

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson made an appearance at the Mets Kids’ Holiday Party, and he talked about a medley of issues surrounding the team. First, he spoke about the new changes to the outfield wall at Citi Field. He said that it wasn’t one particular event that sparked the change, but that the constant […]

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The Silver Lining To This Mets Debacle?

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The Silver Lining To This Mets Debacle?

Every once in a while, I come across a comment on MMO that reads more like a stand-alone post and deserves special consideration. T Agee responded to my post this morning and gave me much to think about, but more importantly he reminds me of a few things that I sometimes forget while I stew […]

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Mets Offseason Targets: LHP Hong-Chinh Kuo

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Mets Offseason Targets: LHP Hong-Chinh Kuo

I had a chance to check out all the players that were recently non tendered on Tuesday night and came up with a list of players that would seem like good potential targets for the Mets as the offseason wears on. Of course none of these players come without flaws or they wouldn’t have been […]

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Justin Turner: “I’ll Do Whatever The Team Needs Me To Do”

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Justin Turner: “I’ll Do Whatever The Team Needs Me To Do”

Is that super-utility man Mark DeRosa on the Mets’ 2012 roster? No, just our own versatile version: Justin Turner. Turner burst onto the scene in 2011 and was an RBI machine in his first extended big league action. But even so, Turner said at the Kids’ Holiday Party that he’s not taking anything for granted […]

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Johan Santana May Not Be Ready By Opening Day

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Last night during the Mets Holiday Party, Mets GM Sandy Alderson sounded less confident than he has in the past regarding starting pitcher, Johan Santana. “We do have some question marks, of course, with Santana being one of them,” general manager Sandy Alderson said Tuesday at the team’s annual Christmas party. “We think he’s going […]

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A Bridge To Nowhere

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A Bridge To Nowhere

As you may have heard or read on this site a couple of days ago, the Mets received a $40 million dollar bridge loan to help them buy time until the sales of those $20 million dollars stakes to individual investors start materializing. It was Bank of America who kicked in the dough, and it […]

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Mets Host Annual Kids’ Holiday Party (With Video)

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Mets Host Annual Kids’ Holiday Party (With Video)

Amid the sadness of losing Jose Reyes to the Miami Marlins, the Mets organization spread some holiday cheer the afternoon of Dec. 13 at the team’s annual Kids’ Holiday Party in the Acela Club at Citi Field. Students from local schools performed holiday tunes, enjoyed a free lunch and received a gift from the big […]

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Alderson Speaks Out About Mets Financials, 2012, Wright, More…

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Alderson Speaks Out About Mets Financials, 2012, Wright, More…

Sandy Alderson, my god, appeared today on Fox Business to discuss a myriad of Mets financial and offseason issues. CLAMAN: Well, you say you’re in charge of looking at everything that’s on the field. David Wright’s on the field. Will you fight to keep him, at least? ALDERSON: Yes, I think David’s going to be with us […]

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Hot Stove News: Dontrelle To Phillies, Aramis To Brewers, Rowand To Marlins

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A major-league source confirmed that the Phillies have agreed to a one-year deal for under $1 million dollars with Dontrelle Willis pending a physical. Willis posted a 5.00 ERA in 75 2/3 innings for Cincinnati in 2011, but the Phillies apparently saw enough to guarantee the lefthander a one-year contract for 2012 based mostly on […]

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