Oliver Perez and Jenrry Mejia – A Tale Of Two Pitchers

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Oliver Perez and Jenrry Mejia – A Tale Of Two Pitchers

As Oliver Perez continues to see his stock fall while pitching Winter Ball in the Mexican Winter League, young Jenrry Mejia is getting back in the swing of things and by all accounts is on the upswing. Last night, Oliver Perez got shelled again while pitching for Los Tomateros de Culiacan. Perez allowed six runs on six hits in […]

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J.P. Ricciardi Awed By Red Sox Moves

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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has a great update on the Hot Stove, including this comment by the Mets’ J.P. Ricciardi who was wowed by the Red Sox in Orlando. (Who wasn’t?) “I think you have to be in awe,’’ said Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi. “Those are the best offensive players out there, and […]

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Madoff, The Wilpons And The Mets – What Now?

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A quote from our blog which rings true to me. “The real solution for the Mets future is to have new owners not encumbered by the Wilpon’s baggage which is now all so obvious to anyone who can see and read the facts.” How can the Wilpons’ continue to put the Mets organization on hold […]

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Where Does Sandy Go From Here?

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It’s obvious the Mets need a starting pitcher, probably two. They need a second baseman, too, but Daniel Murphy looks like he’s healthy enough to compete in Spring Training, the Mets took a second baseman with very nice looking peripherals in the rule five draft, and Justin Turner might show his stuff in Spring Training, too. […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Throw Some Coal In That Stove Already

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Doug’s Dugout: Throw Some Coal In That Stove Already

In Doug’s Dugout today we talk about the Cold Stove, $$$, and other frozen feeble thoughts: If newly minted General Manager Sandy Alderson was really interested in saving the organization money he would have worked from home instead of attending the Winter Meetings in Orlando. Or purchased a prepaid phone card and used it. Saving […]

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Choking In Pressure Situations Has Nothing To Do With Guts

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When I read that Dave Hudgens had a blog called Swing Away, you just know I had to drop by a take a look. I was thrilled beyond belief when I came across this one post entitled, ”Becoming A Crunch Time Player“. In it Hudgens goes into the age old debate about how some players are […]

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Conference Call With Sandy Alderson And Fellow Mets Bloggers

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Openness, honesty and transparency. Virtues that tend to unfortunately fall on deaf ears in the many parts of the business world let alone professional sports. With the new administration gradually taking root in Flushing, times, like the saying goes, “they are a changin” and the man ushering in this change believes deeply in these virtues. […]

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Bernie Madoff’s Son Commits Suicide (Updated)

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Bernie Madoff’s Son Commits Suicide (Updated)

Updated 2:00 PM “Mark Madoff took his own life today. This is a terrible and unnecessary tragedy,” said Martin Flumenbaum, an attorney representing Mark and his brother Andrew. “Mark was an innocent victim of his father’s monstrous crime who succumbed to two years of unrelenting pressure from false accusations and innuendo.” Original Post 9:00 AM According […]

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Alderson On Rule 5 Selections and Long-Term Contracts

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In the following video courtesy of SNY, Kevin Burkhardt interviews Sandy Alderson and gets him to recap the Rule 5 Draft and discuss the Mets strategy going into the draft. At the end of the interview, Burkhardt brings up the huge contracts landed by Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth and asks for his thoughts on […]

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Justin Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

An article by posted on December 10, 2010 0 Comments

With the recent statements by both Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson that Ruben Tejada would best be served by spending 2011 in Triple-A Buffalo where he can gain more experience, most of Mets nation has turned their eyes to Daniel Murphy who is getting a crash course at second base in Winter League Baseball, and […]

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