Thoughts On The Reliever Market, Mets Needs, Spending

An article by posted on December 29, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On The Reliever Market, Mets Needs, Spending

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mets are scouring the market for bullpen help. Heyman mentions Jose Valverde, Francisco Rodriguez and Matt Capps as possible players the Mets might kick the tires on, but do we really want to go there? It would have been nice to get a reliever like Jeremy Affeldt, who will […]

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The Keepers: Matt Harvey, A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

An article by posted on December 29, 2012 0 Comments
The Keepers: Matt Harvey, A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Yesterday, I was reminded about a feature I started after last season ended, entitled “The Keepers”. It’s just a few posts intended to highlight some of the bright up and coming players we have in our system. Enjoy!  After spending just over a season and a half in the minors, and dominating at each level […]

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The More Things Change…The Worse They Get?

An article by posted on December 29, 2012 0 Comments
The More Things Change…The Worse They Get?

I would never get through the endless cold dark winters if it wasn’t for old Mets videos and Ken Burns. Last night I watched Shea Goodbye: 45 Years of Amazin’. A great documentary, it details the history of the Mets at Shea. As I watched Ray Knight round third with his hands on his head […]

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Ten Signature Moments The Mets Take Away From 2012

An article by posted on December 28, 2012 13 Comments
Ten Signature Moments The Mets Take Away From 2012

The clock is winding down on 2013, which, if you’re a Mets fan is a good thing because it was another fruitless season at Citi Field. Before we kiss the year good-bye, or as Gary Cohen would say, “It’s outta here!’’ let’s go back and look at the top ten Mets stories of this very […]

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MMO Mailbag: Valverde, Howell and the Outfield

An article by posted on December 28, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Valverde, Howell and the Outfield

As 2012 winds down, Scott Rozell asked MMO the following questions: I thought I’d check your thoughts on the Mets signing Jose Valverde. I know his performance has declined, but the reward could be great and he could be had at less cost than the other high profile relievers. Speaking of that category, what are […]

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Mets Sign Aaron Laffey To Minor League Contract

An article by posted on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Aaron Laffey To Minor League Contract

The Mets have announced the signing of Aaron Laffey to a minor league deal. The 27-year old left-hander pitched to a  4.56 ERA with 4.3 K/9 and 3.3 BB/9 in 16 starts and six relief appearances for Toronto last season. He also spent time pitching in Triple-A Las Vegas, which is where the Mets’ Triple-A team will call […]

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This Date In Mets History: Mets Trade For Mo’ Heartache, Mo’ Misery, Mo’ Infamy

An article by posted on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Mets Trade For Mo’ Heartache, Mo’ Misery, Mo’ Infamy

I seriously expected to see a 1,000 word post on this from my buddy Ed Marcus at Real Dirty Mets, but be that as it may, MLB Trade Rumors does a nice job recapping the day we traded Kevin Appier for Mo Vaughn. On this date in 2001, the Mets acquired first baseman Mo Vaughn from the […]

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Mets Unveil Their 2013 BP Cap Featuring Mr. Met!

An article by posted on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Unveil Their 2013 BP Cap Featuring Mr. Met!

Paul Lukas of ESPN, shares a glimpse of the 2013 Mets Batting Practice caps which features Mr. Met. He writes: Mr. Met has appeared only one time on a Mets uni component (he was a sleeve patch for a fauxback that was worn three times in 2009), so it’s cool to see him on the BP cap. […]

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The Evolution Of A Mets Championship Team

An article by posted on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
The Evolution Of A Mets Championship Team

There seems to be a lot buzz in our comment threads lately about former Mets GM Frank Cashen, who many fans, rightfully so, look to as the standard bearer when it comes to building a championship. While doing a search I came across a post about the evolution of the 1986 Mets that Newsday had posted back […]

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ESPN: Wilpons Among Most Loathed Sports Figures In New York

An article by posted on December 26, 2012 0 Comments
ESPN: Wilpons Among Most Loathed Sports Figures In New York

Fred and Jeff Wilpon made ESPN’s list of the 10 most loathed New York sports figures of 2012.  You can click here to view the list, and here to rank them yourself. Here are the latest rankings which has Alex Rodriguez leading in points and Fred and Jeff Wilpon leading in most first place votes. I don’t know how ESPN […]

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Amazin’ Gifts I Wish I Could Have Given You…

An article by posted on December 26, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Gifts I Wish I Could Have Given You…

Good afternoon. I hope you all enjoyed your Christmas and you got what you wanted or needed. If I had the power, I would have given you these things: * One more summer like 1969, when the expectations weren’t high and your team captured the imagination of the City and the nation. * An ownership […]

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