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Bidding For Andrew Miller Begins At Three Years, $21 Million

An article by posted on October 7, 2014 0 Comments
Bidding For Andrew Miller Begins At Three Years, $21 Million

Baseball reporters and bloggers say the darnedest things.  Joel Sherman of the New York Post says the Mets should target lefthander Andrew Miller this offseason as a free agent. An executive who expects to pursue the lefty told Sherman he believes the field will be so crowded that three years at $21 million is probably […]

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The Importance Of Securing An Elite Catcher

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
The Importance Of Securing An Elite Catcher

Scarcity: the state of being scarce or in short supply. Scarcity is when you don’t have enough of something you really need, like clean socks and pomegranates – there never seem to be enough pomegranates around when you need them. Pomegranates are a damned delicious fruit … especially if you don’t mind seeds stuck in […]

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Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York takes an educated guess that Mets payroll in 2015 will flirt with $100 million. I’m sorry, but I can’t see that happening after weeks of the general manager himself cautioning it would remain around the same $84 million, and the team’s COO Jeff Wilpon saying we shouldn’t expect a […]

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Derek Jeter Through The Eyes Of A Mets Fan

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Derek Jeter Through The Eyes Of A Mets Fan

Derek Jeter, the crosstown rival player we Mets fans loved to hate. He was the embodiment of perfect and one heck of a ballplayer. From the clutch hits to the jump-throw across the diamond to saying exactly what you are supposed to say after a valiant losing effort. For 19 years Jeter did it all. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (This Is It!)

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (This Is It!)

The end is near. This afternoon at Citi Field the New York Mets will play their final game of the season, a rubber match against the Houston Astros. The veteran Bartolo Colon (14-13, 4.08) will close out the 2014 campaign for the Mets and he’ll be opposed by Astros right-hander Nick Tropeano (1-2, 3.78) in a 1:10 PM […]

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Last Word On Harvey’s Trip To The Bronx

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
Last Word On Harvey’s Trip To The Bronx

As I’m sure many of you know by now, Matt Harvey attended Derek Jeter‘s last game in Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. As you also probably know, that’s elicited plenty of reactions from fans, and beat writers alike, and of course all the talking heads on SNY where Harvey was shredded apart. Here’s my take: […]

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MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

Mets third baseman David Wright came clean on Wednesday, telling Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that his persistence in playing with an injured shoulder may caused much more damage than what has been reported. “When I got hurt, the ligaments and the cuff and everything else that holds my shoulder in place were damaged and stretched […]

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Mets Make It Official: Alderson Gets 3-Year Extension, Collins Will Remain Manager

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official: Alderson Gets 3-Year Extension, Collins Will Remain Manager

The New York Mets today announced the club has signed General Manager Sandy Alderson to a contract extension that will run through 2017. “We are excited about the direction the team is headed and look forward to Sandy continuing his efforts to build the Mets into a postseason contender,” said Mets COO Jeff Wilpon. “Sandy and his staff have […]

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The Seligification Of MLB

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
The Seligification Of MLB

When Bud Selig came through town the other day backfiring like a rusty old Buick though a quiet neighborhood, I braced myself for what he might say half hoping he’d signal some disquiet over the recent discrimination lawsuit filed against our excellent COO Jeffrey Scott Wilpon, but there was nothing of the sort. No reservations, […]

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T.J. Rivera Is One Of The Good Guys

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
T.J. Rivera Is One Of The Good Guys

One was a 10 year old boy. One was a professional athlete. Baseball was the common denominator that allowed their paths to unexpectedly intersect last winter. The result is something special. Willem Rathgeber is a boy who loves baseball. A student at Homer Brink Elementary School, in the summer Willem is a Maine-Endwell baseball All-Star. […]

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