Tag: Carlos Delgado

MMO Fair or Foul: When Do Mets Stop Stockpiling and Start Winning?

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: When Do Mets Stop Stockpiling and Start Winning?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says that it’s time for Sandy Alderson and the Mets to stop stockpiling and start winning. Sherman says that when a top player becomes available, we need to have the wherewithal in prospects, capital and aggression to get him. Many of the great phases in Mets history have elite […]

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The Folly In Comparing General Managers

An article by posted on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
The Folly In Comparing General Managers

Earlier today, our friend Matthew Cerrone at MetsBlog responded to a mailbag question from a reader who basically wanted to know why Omar Minaya gets so little credit for a team and farm system that is still essentially comprised of a majority of his players. It actually led to a few emails steered in my […]

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Who do YOU think are the best Mets First Basemen?

An article by posted on December 21, 2013 0 Comments
Who do YOU think are the best Mets First Basemen?

Over the Mets 52 seasons, there have been 23 different players who could be classified as “primary” starting First Baseman. With first base being a big question mark going into the upcoming season, it’s hard to believe that Ike Davis has already played more games (426) at first than all but four other men in […]

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Trading with the Enemy

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Trading with the Enemy

Trading with the enemy is pretty rare – and when I mean the enemy, I’m referring to trading within the division – and the Yankees.  You don’t want to be on the bad end of a trade and be burned for years to come when trading with your chief rivals. So what trades have the […]

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MMO Exclusive: David Wright Can Deal With The Pressure

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: David Wright Can Deal With The Pressure

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – David Wright told me yesterday how much Curtis Granderson will mean to the New York Mets on the field and in the clubhouse. One thing Wright will never admit is, as team captain, whether he ever felt he was drained by being “the man’’ and if Granderson would alleviate pressure. Doing so would admit […]

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The Twelve Percent Solution? The 2005 Edition

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 0 Comments
The Twelve Percent Solution?  The 2005 Edition

I previously posed the question if a player can develop plate discipline at the minor league level to lay off bad pitches, does that translate into major league success?  Let’s do a little rewind to see how a 12% walk rate translated over time, shall we? Over the course of 502 plate appearances, a 12% […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy with Rusty: 5 Songs That Describes Mets Hot Stove So Far

An article by posted on November 24, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy with Rusty: 5 Songs That Describes Mets Hot Stove So Far

Ah it’s that time of year again…  A time for new beginnings, a time for change, and for most it is a time for optimism. Yes, it’s time for that kooky year end ritual otherwise known as the Hot Stove Season – or as many Mets fans in the past five years like to say - PURGATORY!!! Once […]

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Angels Ready To Deal Trumbo, Bourjos, Kendrick For Pitching

An article by posted on November 1, 2013 0 Comments
Angels Ready To Deal Trumbo, Bourjos, Kendrick For Pitching

Early Tuesday morning, Buster Olney reported that the Los Angeles Angels would be willing to trade Mark Trumbo or Peter Bourjos in exchange for pitching. Angels beat writer Alden Gonzalez also includes infielders Howie Kendrick and Erick Aybar as pieces the Halos would deal for pitching. This is a road that the Mets have been down […]

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2013 Season Review: David Wright, 3B

An article by posted on October 7, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Season Review: David Wright, 3B

DAVID WRIGHT, 3B PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: As they always are, expectations were high for David Wright, especially after a strong 2012 season, one in which he hit .306 with 21 homers and 93 RBI. And, those were numbers compiled with little protection in the line-up, at least in the first half of the season. They were […]

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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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