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The Waiting Is The Hardest Part For An Apathetic Fan Base

An article by posted on November 20, 2013 0 Comments
The Waiting Is The Hardest Part For An Apathetic Fan Base

This has long been billed as the offseason when Sandy Alderson and the Mets would finally have the payroll flexibility to transform the team into a contender for the 2014 season. However, most of the baseball people I ask believe that’s impossible. They cite the lack of a proven core. Most of the fans I […]

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Alderson Doesn’t Expect 2014 Payroll To Be Lower Than $87 Million

An article by posted on November 20, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Doesn’t Expect 2014 Payroll To Be Lower Than $87 Million

Sandy Alderson spoke to beat writers today and his message was that the Mets 2014 payroll will be more than last year’s $87 million. “I don’t think our payroll is going to be below what we saw last year,” Alderson said. “And as far as where it will finally land, let’s defer that question until […]

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Thoughts On Mets Adding A Slugger Like Jose Bautista

An article by posted on November 18, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts On Mets Adding A Slugger Like Jose Bautista

“We’ve got to find us somebody who can keep opposing pitchers from pitching around David Wright“ It’s no secret what Terry Collins is hoping for this holiday season. An bright, new, shiny power hitter. The problem is that power hitters are in short supply in this year’s free agent market, with unlikely targets like Robinson […]

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Hits & Misses: Alderson Says No Offers On Table, Mets Wish List, Debunking Markakis

An article by posted on November 14, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Alderson Says No Offers On Table, Mets Wish List, Debunking Markakis

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reports that Sandy Alderson has not made any offers to players or teams. “We met with some clubs, we met with some agents, we laid some groundwork,” Alderson said before leaving. “We had some phone calls, because some agents didn’t attend these meetings.We made progress.” “No,” Alderson said about […]

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PED Users Are Good Options For Cost Conscious Teams Like The Mets

An article by posted on November 14, 2013 0 Comments
PED Users Are Good Options For Cost Conscious Teams Like The Mets

The 2013-2014 offseason features a deep class of quality talent ripe for the picking of any team willing to spend. Based upon GM Sandy Alderson’s comments at year’s end as well as the Mets reported discussions, it appears clear that the major focus is to acquire at least two position players: a shortstop and an […]

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Allan Dykstra Is Tearing It Up In Venezuela Winter League

An article by posted on November 13, 2013 0 Comments
Allan Dykstra Is Tearing It Up In Venezuela Winter League

Allan Dykstra is playing winter ball in Venezuela with the Magallanes Navigators and is tearing up the league batting .412/.512/.559 in his first 12 games of the season. He is currently on a seven-game hitting streak and has hit safely in all but one of his 12 games with two doubles and a home run. Fresh […]

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2014 GM Meetings: Twenty Nine General Managers, One Comedian

An article by posted on November 13, 2013 0 Comments
2014 GM Meetings: Twenty Nine General Managers, One Comedian

Winter 2004. It was a great time to be a Mets fan. As cameras clicked away and members of the press took their seats, all eyes were focused on the recently acquired outfielder. With Jeff Wilpon on one side and wife Jessica on the other, Carlos Beltran donned a Mets cap for the very first […]

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Mets Announce 2014 Promos: Free-Shirt Fridays, Saturday Concerts, Family Sundays

An article by posted on November 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Announce 2014 Promos: Free-Shirt Fridays, Saturday Concerts, Family Sundays

The New York Mets today announced their promotional schedule for the 2014 season at Citi Field.  All promotions will take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays highlighted by Free-Shirt Fridays, Saturday Concerts & Fireworks and Family Sundays. Single game tickets for all 81 Mets home games including Opening Day and the Subway Series go on […]

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Braves To Tomahawk Turner Field And Open New Stadium In 2017

An article by posted on November 11, 2013 0 Comments
Braves To Tomahawk Turner Field And Open New Stadium In 2017

The Atlanta Braves announced Monday they will leave Turner Field and move into a 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown Atlanta in 2017. Braves executives John Schuerholz, Mike Plant and Derek Schiller said the team decided not to seek another 20-year lease at Turner Field and began talks with the Cobb Marietta Coliseum and […]

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The New York Mets And Their Mysterious Arizona Fall League Strategy

An article by posted on November 8, 2013 0 Comments
The New York Mets And Their Mysterious Arizona Fall League Strategy

I always thought that the Arizona Fall League was a place where teams sent their top prospects to play against the top prospects of other teams. The reasoning behind this is to get them playing against the best competition available, which would be beneficial to their development. In fact, on the AFL official website, it […]

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