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Featured Post: Wilpon’s Brick and Mortar Failure

An article by posted on December 2, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Wilpon’s Brick and Mortar Failure

Ever since the Mets were purchased outright by Fred Wilpon in 2000 they have been treated less like a baseball team and more like an apartment complex. Real estate moguls like the Wilpons make their money by speculating, purchasing, (occasionally tossing out your token poor and elderly), rehabbing and selling (or renting) properties for big […]

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When Did Dumpster Diving Become Inspired Genius?

An article by posted on December 1, 2013 0 Comments
When Did Dumpster Diving Become Inspired Genius?

I had an interesting conversation with a someone whose profile tabbed him as a baseball expert. The guy was also a die-hard Met fan. I found him to be representative of most of the Met fans I know from Mets Twitter. I thought I’d kill some time late last night and chatted with many of […]

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Mets Have Not Contacted Former Brewer Corey Hart

An article by posted on December 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have Not Contacted Former Brewer Corey Hart

A source told MMO on Saturday that the New York Mets have not contacted free agent Cory Hart or made any offer to the former Brewers first baseman. “There’s been a few teams, but the Mets are not one of them.” Last week, Hart said that while there’s been plenty of interest in him from teams […]

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In Theater Of Absurd, There’s No End To The Madness

An article by posted on November 29, 2013 0 Comments
In Theater Of Absurd, There’s No End To The Madness

According to Venezuelan journalist Rafael Tejera, the Mets have expressed interest in journeyman relief pitchers Víctor Garate and Armando Galarraga. To fully appreciate how earth-shattering this news is, you must first know that Garate last pitched in the major leagues in 2009, and had a 22.50 ERA. Galarraga last pitched in the majors in 2012, […]

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Mets Could Exercise Sandy’s 2015 Option As Soon As This Winter

An article by posted on November 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Could Exercise Sandy’s 2015 Option As Soon As This Winter

Mark Polishuk of the great MLB Trade Rumors does a nice assessment of MLB general managers who are entering their last year of their contracts. That includes the Mets’ Sandy Alderson, but the team does hold an option for 2015. Here is what Mark had to say about that: Sandy Alderson is facing pressure to […]

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Sandy’s Conundrum and Surviving In Baseball’s New Market

An article by posted on November 28, 2013 0 Comments
Sandy’s Conundrum and Surviving In Baseball’s New Market

Sandy Alderson is suffering from sticker shock. He’s so shocked you could slam a baseball bat against a wall he’s sitting by and he wouldn’t even flinch. He’s so shocked you have to tazer him just to get him to blink. He’s so shocked … eh, you get the idea. Lets see…  $75 million for […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: May The Farce Be With You

An article by posted on November 27, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: May The Farce Be With You

A long long time ago, in a stadium directly across from Citi Field was a place where fans were born and memories were created. That was before the dark times – BEFORE THE MADOFF… It is funny when you watch one of your all time favorite movies that you can attribute certain quotes to specific […]

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Mets Still Looking For Power Bat, Jeff Wilpon Actively Involved In Baseball Dealings

An article by posted on November 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Still Looking For Power Bat, Jeff Wilpon Actively Involved In Baseball Dealings

Free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz had to be heartened by Jhonny Peralta‘s $53 million deal, as Cruz is the better of these two Biogenesis-connected players, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. It shouldn’t come as a shock that, according to sources, Cruz is said to seek about $75 million over four years. And it shouldn’t come as a surprise, […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview With RHP Erik Goeddel

An article by posted on November 25, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview With RHP Erik Goeddel

Last week, the Mets the added left-hander Steven Matz and right-handers Jeff Walters, Jacob deGrom and Erik Goeddel to the 40 Man Roster, protecting those players from being selected in next month’s Rule 5 Draft. Since then, Goeddel has spawned more than a dozen emails to MMO as Mets fans were curious to know more […]

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Should Suspended Players Be Rewarded With Big Money Contracts?

An article by posted on November 25, 2013 0 Comments
Should Suspended Players Be Rewarded With Big Money Contracts?

There was an interesting post today by Adam Rubin, where he writes that free-agent reliever David Aardsma shared his displeasure with players that cheat the game, come back from suspension, and are rewarded with huge contracts. He doesn’t name any player by name, but most recently Jhonny Peralta signed with the Cardinals for 4 years, $52 million […]

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