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

An article by posted on December 13, 2011 0 Comments

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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Ike Davis Should Be Untouchable For The Mets!

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Ike Davis Should Be Untouchable For The Mets!

Yes, I know the arguments, “Mets are in a rebuilding mode” and nobody should be untouchable. For the most part you would be right, not many players on this team should be untouchable. Ike Davis however does not fall into that category. If there is one player on this team that we all should be […]

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Niese Rumors Are Gaining Steam

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According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the trade buzz surrounding starting pitcher Jon Niese is getting louder and that at least 3 or 4 teams are currently interested in acquiring the young southpaw from the Mets. “If the package is right, the Mets will deal him,” writes Heyman. The Mets are believed to be looking for a […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Tillman Pugh

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Tillman Pugh

  As 22-year-old Tillman Pugh prepares for his third season as a minor leaguer in the Mets farm system. He is working hard with the realization of just how important this season will be for him. This is the year he will get the opportunity to open the season in a long season league. He should […]

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Paulino and Baxter Cut By The Mets

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Paulino and Baxter Cut By The Mets

Last night, the Mets non-tendered catcher Ronny Paulino and outfielder Mike Baxter essentially making them free agents. The team’s 40-man roster now stands at 38. Mike Pelfrey, Manny Acosta, Ramon Ramirez and Andres Torres were each tendered contracts and offered salary arbitration. The team has yet to officially announce the signings of Jon Rauch and Frank Francisco, both of whom will need to be added to the 40-man […]

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Mets Struggling for Cash, Borrow Another $40 Million

An article by posted on December 12, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Struggling for Cash, Borrow Another $40 Million

According to Richard Sandomir of the New York Times, the Mets recently borrowed another $40 million dollars as a “bridge loan” meant to keep the team afloat as they try to raise money through the sale of minority shares in the team. People familiar with the team’s situation have said the owners had firm commitments from at […]

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Mets Sign A Couple Of Minor Leaguers, Claim Pirates RHP Off Waivers

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Mets Sign A Couple Of Minor Leaguers, Claim Pirates RHP Off Waivers

The Mets have signed left-handed pitcher Garrett Olson and catcher Lucas May to minor league contracts and claimed right-hander Jeremy Hefner off waivers from Pittsburgh. Mets.com has the 411 on them: Hefner, 25, posted a 9-7 record and a 4.98 ERA for San Diego’s Triple-A Tucson affiliate last season, ranking sixth in the Pacific Coast […]

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Braun’s Failed Test Revealed Synthetic Testosterone

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Braun’s Failed Test Revealed Synthetic Testosterone

The positive result was triggered by elevated levels of testosterone in Braun’s system, the sources told “Outside the Lines.” A subsequent, more comprehensive test revealed the testosterone was synthetic — not produced by Braun’s body. Every individual naturally produces testosterone and a substance called epitestosterone, typically at a ratio of 1-to-1. In Major League Baseball, […]

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The Mets’ Great Depression Era

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The Mets’ Great Depression Era

What is it about the last ten years of Mets baseball that makes so many Met fans resistant to change it? What is so extraordinary about the last decade that make so many reluctant to let it go? I keep hearing and reading that these same fans who are opposed to change, are only interested in winning […]

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MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #4 Jenrry Mejia, RHP

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MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects – #4 Jenrry Mejia, RHP

When the Mets signed RHP Jenrry Mejia as an IFA out of the Dominican Republic, in 2007, they knew they were getting a diminutive 17-year-old, with an electric fastball. He was brought along slowly with his innings pitched, so as not to damage this tender young thoroughbred. He needed to be babied, while his body […]

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