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Jeff Wilpon Says There’s More Payroll Flexibility, But Is There?

An article by posted on October 30, 2013 0 Comments
Jeff Wilpon Says There’s More Payroll Flexibility, But Is There?

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York posted some direct quotes from Jeff Wilpon who spoke about the state of the team, spending and whether there’s any pressure to start winning on Sandy Alderson. “I think he [Sandy Alderson] feels the pressure, like we all do, to try to get this turned around and start winning. […]

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Former GM Skeptical Mets Will Make A Significant Move This Offseason

An article by posted on October 26, 2013 0 Comments
Former GM Skeptical Mets Will Make A Significant Move This Offseason

Former Indians and Rangers general John Hart, an analyst for “MLB Tonight” during the World Series, spoke with Justin Terranova of the New York Post about the World Series, but also asked Hart the following: Do you think the Mets will make a significant move this offseason? If they had a healthy Matt Harvey to […]

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Is Sandy Alderson The Next Commissioner Of Baseball?

An article by posted on October 21, 2013 0 Comments
Is Sandy Alderson The Next Commissioner Of Baseball?

Commissioner Sandy Alderson? I get this question asked a lot, and three years ago I would have said yes. But a lot’s happened since then and today I don’t even see him being among the top five contenders. There was a great article on this topic about three months ago by Jayson Stark of ESPN.com, […]

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Jose Dariel Abreu Signs 6-Year Deal With White Sox

An article by posted on October 17, 2013 0 Comments
Jose Dariel Abreu Signs 6-Year Deal With White Sox

Updated 10/17 9:00 PM Free agent Cuban slugger Jose Dariel Abreu has agreed to a deal with the Chicago White Sox, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rosenthal says the deal is for six years and $68 million, shattering the four-year, $36MM contract signed by Yoenis Cespedes and the seven-year, $42MM pact signed by Yasiel Puig. As I […]

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Thoughts On Alderson And His Offseason Goals

An article by posted on September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts On Alderson And His Offseason Goals

During last night’s 4-2 loss to the Brewers, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson joined Gary, Keith,and Ron in the SNY booth to discuss the  team’s 2013 season and what the plan might be going into the offseason. I’m going to break this down into some more manageable posts and hone in on some of the […]

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Mets Will Not Go After Any Free Agent That Costs A First or Second Round Pick

An article by posted on September 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Not Go After Any Free Agent That Costs A First or Second Round Pick

Validating what I’ve been saying almost all year long, a team insider told Adam Rubin of ESPN that the New York Mets are not expected to vigorously pursue any free agents with draft-pick compensation attached — whether the pick is protected or not. This nullifies any concern over the protected pick as the Mets will hold […]

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MLBTR: Abreu Takes First Step Towards Free Agency

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
MLBTR: Abreu Takes First Step Towards Free Agency

MLB Trade Rumors is reporting that Cuban prospect Jose Dariel Abreu has officially established residency in Haiti according to what a source told Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Essentially, Abreu has cleared the first hurdle toward signing with a major league team. He now has to file the proper paperwork with MLB and once he does that, he […]

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Jeff Walters Promoted To Bolster Las Vegas 51s Bullpen For Playoffs

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments

Allan Dykstra, Logan Verrett and Jeff Walters – The Killer Bees RHP Jeff Walters has been promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas in time for their game against the Salt Lake Bees today, according to ESPN New York. Thoughts from John B. A live arm with a fastball that regularly touches 96 mph, an above average […]

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ESPN: Mets Are Team Of The Future In New York

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
ESPN: Mets Are Team Of The Future In New York

Wheeler, d’Arnaud, Flores, Lagares, and Harvey take a group photo on flight to NY The Mets are finally getting recognition as a team on the rise in 2013. Yesterday, you heard Mike Francesa on WFAN say that the Mets are “emerging from the abyss”; coming a long way from just three months ago from when […]

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Manuel Out; Sandberg In

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Manuel Out; Sandberg In

Update 3:20 PM According to ESPN, the Phillies made the decision not to renew Manuel’s contract, so the decision to part ways now was made to see what Sandberg can do. Manuel, to his credit, pulled no punches. He made it clear he did not resign, saying “”I’m mad because they took the best seat […]

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