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Giants Decline Option On Barry Zito, Making Him A Free Agent

An article by posted on November 2, 2013 0 Comments
Giants Decline Option On Barry Zito, Making Him A Free Agent

The Giants officially declined their $18.0 million option on lefthander Barry Zito and will instead pay him the $7 million buyout. This comes as no surprise to anyone the least of whom is Zito himself, who took out a full page ad three weeks ago to thank San Francisco Giants fans. This brings to an end the […]

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Wheeler Struggles Against Former Team, Pagan Has Big Night In 8-5 Giants Win

An article by posted on September 18, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Struggles Against Former Team, Pagan Has Big Night In 8-5 Giants Win

The Mets (67-83) lost 8-5 to the Giants (70-81) on Tuesday Night Zack Wheeler took the ball for the Mets, but struggled with his command against the team that traded him back in 2011. Wheeler managed to work around a leadoff walk in the 1st, but 4 walks in the 2nd (including one to the […]

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Eric Young Is Drawing Rave Reviews As A Met, But Is It Sustainable?

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Is Drawing Rave Reviews As A Met, But Is It Sustainable?

Terry Collins had some high praise for Eric Young Jr. yesterday, in a conversation with the New York Post. “The energy level has been raised since we got E.Y. and called up some guys from the minor leagues,” Collins said. “Andres Torres did a nice job last year when he wasn’t hurt, but certainly this year […]

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2012 Mets Castoffs Have Not Had Much Success In ’13

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
2012 Mets Castoffs Have Not Had Much Success In ’13

Former-Met Scott Hairston was dealt on Monday to the Washington Nationals after struggling mightily with the Cubs in 2013. While in hot pursuit of free agent outfielder Michael Bourn, Chicago swept Hairston out from under the feet of the Amazin’s front office, forcing Sandy’s “What Outfield?” Mets into the spotlight. Many, myself included, criticized Alderson for […]

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Emotional Trade: Torres 2012 for Pagan 2013-2016

An article by posted on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
Emotional Trade: Torres 2012 for Pagan 2013-2016

Last year, the Mets whiffed on a trade that brought Ramon Ramirez and Andres Torres to New York in exchange for Angel Pagan. The deal was supposed to deal one of the Mets many outfielders, for a need which was middle relief and also bring in a veteran outfielder to fill the gap. Ramirez never […]

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Nieuwenhuis Running Out Of Time

An article by posted on March 18, 2013 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Running Out Of Time

With two weeks to go before Opening Day, Kirk Nieuwenhuis should be thinking about where he would live in New York rather than Las Vegas. Nieuwenhuis, who made a strong first impression with the Mets last year, came to camp penciled in as the center fielder and first in line to win the leadoff spot. However, a […]

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Prospect Pulse: 2013 Mets Centerfield Candidate Matt den Dekker

An article by posted on February 23, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: 2013 Mets Centerfield Candidate Matt den Dekker

Matt den Dekker, CF Bats: L Throws: L Height: 6’1″ Weight: 205 lb. Position: Centerfield Age: 25 (26 in August) ETA: 2013 MMO Top Prospect Rank: #12 Background: Here is a brief player profile from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: Matt den Dekker has only been in the Mets farm system for three years, but his […]

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Mets Fans Suffering From Bargain Bin Boredom

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments

As winter creeps onto the landscape and the offseason crawls along, its becoming apparent that the sweeping changes that were promised by Mets GM, Sandy Alderson, are likely to be held off another year.  Instead of renovating the roster to resemble that of a organization poised for a resurgence, the Mets remain in a holding […]

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Ike, Hairston, Torres All Homer In 4-2 Season Finale Win Over Marlins

An article by posted on October 3, 2012 0 Comments
Ike, Hairston, Torres All Homer In 4-2 Season Finale Win Over Marlins

Andres Torres, Scott Hairston and Ike Davis all hit home runs to support Jeremy Hefner in the last game of the season, a 4-2 win against the Marlins Jeremy Hefner had a good outing, going seven and one-third innings, allowing two runs on five hits, walking two and striking out seven. Hefner continually coaxed poor […]

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Looking Ahead, Offense Should Be Mets Top Priority This Offseason

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Looking Ahead, Offense Should Be Mets Top Priority This Offseason

I know what you thinking.. How on earth could we spend the entire season talking about the bullpen…that woeful bullpen…and suddenly decide that the team’s offense should be the top priority this offseason?  Heres why: Mets rank 8th in MLB with 1,169 strike outs. Mets rank 22nd in MLB on the year, hitting just .242 […]

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