Mets Sign Another Outfielder, Rob Mackowiak

An article by posted on January 23, 2009

The New York Post is reporting that the Mets have signed lefthanded outfielder, Rob Mackowiak. In a continuing collection of lefty-hitting outfielders, the New York Mets have signed Rob Mackowiak to a minor league contract, the Post has learned. If Mackowiak makes the team he will have a base salary of $600,000 and he has a […]

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Where Are Our Right-handed Bats?

An article by posted on January 23, 2009

Don’t look now, but there’s an epidemic shortage of right-handed hitting on the Mets bench. Projected Lineup 1B – Carlos Delgado (L) 2B – Luis Castillo (S) SS – Jose Reyes (S) 3B – David Wright (R)  C – Brian Schneider (L) LF – Fernando Tatis (R) / Dan Murphy (L) CF – Carlos Beltran (S) RF […]

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Is Jeff Kent A Hall Of Famer?

An article by posted on January 23, 2009

With the retirement of second baseman Jeff Kent now a thing of the past, the argument now shifts to his credentials for the Hall Of Fame. In my opinion, he is not only worthy of the Hall of Fame, but he should be a first ballot Hall of Famer. What sets him apart from the […]

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Mets Sign Pitcher Freddy Garcia

An article by posted on January 22, 2009

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, the Mets have signed righthanded starter Feddy Garcia. Freddy Garcia is a Met. The righthander agreed to a minor-league deal with the Mets tonight, the Daily News has learned. It’s believed he can earn as much as $8 million to $9 million if he makes the team […]

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Nothing Worth Seeing

An article by posted on January 21, 2009

Outside of Citi Field itself, that is exactly how it is going to be on opening day if the Mets do not get themselves some help with that starting rotation. Good pitching stops good hitting. We all know this. It’s drilled into our brains by every baseball analyst on television and in the papers. NEWSFLASH! Right […]

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Done Deal – Alex Cora Makes It Official

An article by posted on January 21, 2009
Done Deal – Alex Cora Makes It Official

Earlier today, the Mets today officially announced the signing of infielder Alex Cora to a $2 million dollar, one-year contract. Cora gives the Mets a solid backup shortstop and second baseman whoc could even step in and start should Luis Castillo falter. Omar Minaya was all smiles as he made the announcement and said, “You win […]

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F-Mart Ranked 16th Overall, Mets Farm System 17th

An article by posted on January 21, 2009

ESPN’s Keith Law recently released his Top 100 Prospects list and ranked Mets outfielder Fernando Martinez at number sixteen.  Martinez’s big issue is staying healthy; he has yet to reach 400 plate appearances or play in 100 games during any of his pro seasons, excluding winter ball. This is a shame, because Martinez has a […]

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Nelson Figueroa Throws A No-Hitter?

An article by posted on January 19, 2009

According to Mets.com, Mets right-hander Nelson Figueroa (Mets) didn’t surrender a hit over nine innings for the Cardenales. He fanned 10 and allowed a hit and a walk over nine-plus frames en route to the victory. Entering the 10th inning with a 1-0 lead, Figueroa gave up a single to center field to Zulia’s Alberto […]

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Why Not Fonzi?

An article by posted on January 18, 2009

Remember the good ‘ole days when the New York Mets had “The Best Infield Ever” as described by a cover on Sports Illustrated? Remember who made up that infield? John Olerud, 1B; Edgardo Alfonzo, 2B; Rey Ordóñez, SS; and Robin Ventura, 3B. No other team could compete with that. The combination of number 13 and […]

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(Orange and) Blue Light Special

An article by posted on January 18, 2009

This sounds like a joke. Brian Cashman and Hank Steinbrenner walk onto a car lot and immediately head over to the brand new 2009 Lexus. One hour later, Omar and Jeff Wilpon walk onto a car lot. They walk right by the newer models and instead choose to look at a used 72 Pinto. I’m […]

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