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Spring Update: Say Cheese, Murph Vs Emaus, Wrappers, Beltran Running

An article by posted on February 24, 2011 0 Comments

  It’s Photo Day at Mets camp and you can check most of them out on the New York Mets Twitter.   Meanwhile, here’s the latest from Camp Collins… Dedicated readers of this site were among the first to learn that Francisco Rodriguez is technically not on the 40-man roster because he ended last season on […]

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The Battle For the Back End of the Rotation

An article by posted on February 24, 2011 0 Comments

Last week I wrote a piece on the position battle currently going on at second base. This week I will take a look at the back end of the Mets rotation. The Mets have four players who will be in the running for two spots. The Contenders: Chris Capuano- 4-4, 3.95 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 2.57 […]

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Key Players To Watch in Spring Training

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments

I cannot believe its finally here!  I have been sitting at home bored out of my mind all winter long without any baseball going on.  But, we are finally going to be getting some added excitement in the days ahead, as spring training has finally arrived.  In 3 days, pitchers and catchers are to report to […]

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Mike Pelfrey: The Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on January 23, 2011 0 Comments

When he introduced Mike Pelfrey to the children at Citi Field Kids Day on Wednesday, Terry Collins said that Mike will be the Opening Day starter. Everyone was taken aback since I believe this was the first time Collins had said that. Like the other players, Pelfrey is eager to begin spring training and looks […]

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Mets Officially Announce Chris Young Deal

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Officially Announce Chris Young Deal

The Mets have officially announced the signing of right-hander Chris Young this afternoon as well as that of outfielder Scott Hairston to one year deals. GM Sandy Alderson spoke glowingly about Young in a press release, “Chris has the potential to make a big contribution this year. We were together in San Diego when he was […]

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Luis Castillo Will Not Be Cut To Make Room For Chris Young

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 9:10 PM Terry Collins confirmed today that the Mets have no intentions of cutting Luis Castillo or Oliver Perez and that both will get a chance to win spots on the roster no different than any other players in camp. Collins also added that Castillo could still very well win the everyday second base […]

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My 2011 Projections For Mets Starters

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Now that the dust has settled, and the Mets rotation has taken shape, I decided to come up with some pre-season projections for the Mets rotation in 2011. I also included early projections from the esteemed Bill James which you can always get at Fan Graphs, as well as projections from CBS Sportsline which is a […]

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Why Chris Young Benefits the Mets

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments

As our own Hojo’s Mojo reported earlier this afternoon, Chris Young and the Mets have agreed to a deal, thus ending weeks of speculation of where and when he will sign.  It has taken the Mets and Chris Young forever, it seems like, to sign a deal.  But in the end, the signing will benefit the […]

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From Left Field: Young’s In, Who’s Out?

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments

Finally, the Mets have signed Chris Young to a one-year deal. Rumors of the Mets’ interest had been circulating for much of the offseason, but the deal is done. So with the addition of Young, that begs the question: What should we expect the pitching rotation to look like? In my last post, I gave […]

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Mets And Chris Young Agree To Deal, Pending Physical

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets And Chris Young Agree To Deal, Pending Physical

  The Mets and free-agent right-hander Chris Young have agreed to a deal, pending a physical, an organization source told ESPN NewYork. Aaron Gleeman adds, Young has a 3.80 ERA in 752 career innings, but the 32-year-old has never thrown even 180 innings in a season and hasn’t been healthy and effective since 2007. Despite […]

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No Francis? No Problem: Why Young Is A Better Option For The Mets Than Francis

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments

  LHP Jeff Francis has agreed to terms with the Kansas City Royals on a one-year deal, I say good riddance. The Mets are much better off going after Chris Young than Francis. Although both have had more than their share of injuries the past two seasons, there is much more upside to Young.   […]

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