Alderson Wont Make Trade Or Promote Duda or F-Mart If Beltran’s Out

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According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Sandy Alderson does not believe that Carlos Beltran will open the season on the disabled list. Well that’s comforting to know, but this isnt: But the GM added that he’s not in the market for a right fielder at this point and would be more inclined to […]

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Beltran Scratched, Is He Worse Than The Mets Are Letting On?

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UPDATE: Carlos Beltran was scratched from simulated game according to Adam Rubin. Original Post: I’m a little worried to say the least about what the facts are regarding the health of Carlos Beltran’s knee. I’m starting to wonder if we are being told the whole story or only parts of it, the “good soreness” parts. […]

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Keeping K-Rod’s Option From Vesting

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Keeping K-Rod’s Option From Vesting

Brian Costa, who now writes for the Wall Street Journal, posted an outstanding article in which he suggests a creative solution to preventing Francisco Rodriguez’s 2012 vesting option worth $17.5 million dollars from being triggered. As it stands now, the option is triggered if K-Rod “finishes” 55 games this season. Actually, the solution came in […]

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My Obligatory Opening Day Roster Projection

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My Obligatory Opening Day Roster Projection

Seems like everyone from beat writers to bloggers are taking a stab at projecting the 2011 Opening Day roster, so here is my obligatory post. Only 24 days from Opening Day, but things are starting too look less murkier and some players are beginning to solidify their chances of sticking. The Starting Lineup 1B Ike […]

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Daniel Murphy – The Functional Second Baseman

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The battle for second base rages on, but the real battle for the second base competition has been based in assumptions with unproven characters (Turner, Murphy, Emaus) and a character that every Mets fan wishes won’t prove himself (Luis Castillo). Though its only spring training, I am putting my backing into camp Murphy. Here are […]

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Collins Decides That Beltran Will Not DH Today Against Tigers

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It may seem like we follow the Carlos Beltran situation very closely on MMO, but that’s only because our success in 2011 is tied to his health and critical to him having a productive season. That said, here’s the latest… Although he was expected to play in this afternoon’s game against the Detroit Tigers, Terry […]

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Mets Notes: K-Rod Throwing Heat, Beltran’s Slide Show, Bay Confronts Wall, Don’t Forget Tejada

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Carlos Beltran put a scare into Terry Collins when he was waved around third base and scored on a Daniel Murphy single in the second inning of Sunday’s game at Digital Domain Park. He laughed about it afterward and confronted third base coach Chip Hale about it in the dugout. “I can’t tell you what was going through my […]

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Time to Petition the Wilpons to Sell

An article by posted on March 6, 2011 0 Comments

This is going to be a very simple post. A link to an online petition, which makes a very good case as to why all fans–and tax payers–should demand that the Wilpons sell ALL their ownership of the team immediately. Enough is enough! http://www.gopetition.com/petition/43119.html

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Beltran Goes 1-3 In Debut, Slides Home To Score Run

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Carlos Beltran went 1 for 3 in his spring debut against the Red Sox today and scored a run –  sliding into home plate for added effect though he clearly looked rusty running. He admitted being at 80% running the bases after the game, but said he felt great swinging the bat. It was a good first […]

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Ram’s Rambles: Jose Reyes And OBP

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See those men pictured above? Jose Reyes and David Wright. Not too far back in the past, Reyes was “The most exciting player in baseball” and Wright was “The Prince of NY.” They are cornerstones of this organization and I hope  I still respect them both as much as I did two or three years […]

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