Tag: free agency

Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

Sandy Alderson is a hard nosed General Manager. As we’ve seen in past trades, he gets what he wants and doesn’t give up anything more than he feels he has to. Yesterday, the trading deadline came and went with the Mets making exactly zero moves. They didn’t land the big bat they so desperately need, […]

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Featured Post: Wright Says It’s Time For Mets To Start Adding Pieces

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Wright Says It’s Time For Mets To Start Adding Pieces

On Friday night, Sandy Alderson told reporters he was optimistic about his team’s chances in the second half which began with a win against the Padres in San Diego. “Sometimes you gotta believe, right?” Alderson asked before the game. “This is a time.” With 66 games remaining in the season and the team in third place […]

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A Tale Of Two Cities: Mets Going Up, Yanks Going Down

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
A Tale Of Two Cities: Mets Going Up, Yanks Going Down

After dominating the New York baseball landscape for the better part of 25 years, the New York Yankees now look like a team at the edge of a steep cliff. There is a momentum shift that is not going unnoticed by both fans and media alike where the Yankees and those upstart New York Mets […]

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Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

After a disabled list stint with shoulder issues last season and a spring training that’s already been plagued by shoulder weakness and now an elbow issue, the long term future of Jon Niese can start to be questioned. Is this the beginning of a chronic issue that will plague him for the rest of his […]

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Fact or Fiction: Team Building 2007-2011

An article by posted on January 31, 2014 0 Comments
Fact or Fiction: Team Building 2007-2011

Quick confession. I am not going to try and hide my biases simply to preserve some sense of false objectivity. After all, I’m not a journalist. Outside of lying or fabricating data, I have no such pristine burden. What follows are merely opinions, extrapolations, ideas, personal conclusions. I was, however, determined to keep an open […]

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Mets and Daniel Murphy Avoid Arbitration, Agree On $5.7 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mets and Daniel Murphy Avoid Arbitration, Agree On $5.7 Million Deal

Adam Rubin reported today that Daniel Murphy and the Mets have settled on a one-year deal for 2014 at $5.7 million and will avoid arbitration. Murphy also will have the opportunity to earn a $50,000 bonus with 500 plate appearances. Murphy earned $2.925 million last season and has one more arbitration year before becoming eligible for free […]

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Mets Dance Partners at First Base? There’s Not Many

An article by posted on January 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Dance Partners at First Base?  There’s Not Many

Are you a GM looking for a First Baseman? Crickets. Exactly. Let’s look at the players currently listed as the #1 player at first base depth chart on the official MLB team websites. If you were a GM, would you replace that player with either Ike Davis or Lucas Duda? Baltimore Orioles – Chris Davis. […]

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Featured Post: Could Kemp Be The Finishing Touch To Powerful Mets Lineup?

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Could Kemp Be The Finishing Touch To Powerful Mets Lineup?

An MMO Fan Shot by Adam Choit With the Dodgers likely looking to unload an outfielder (possibly during this week’s Winter Meetings), if I were Sandy, I’d definitely look into going after Matt Kemp via trade. Hear me out… Kemp is only 29 and while he won’t come cheap, despite a down season and injuries, I’d […]

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Striking Fool’s Gold With Granderson

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Striking Fool’s Gold With Granderson

When one gets past the excitement of the Mets signing a credible free agent who actually becomes part of this regime’s long term plan, there is this sobering reason for pause. Well, actually there’s 195 of them. As in, 195 strikeouts, which is how many times Granderson struck out in 2012, his last full season. […]

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Mets Can Still Get Creative With Trade Market

An article by posted on November 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Can Still Get Creative With Trade Market

It was a little disappointing for Mets fans last week when John Harper of the New York Daily News reported that Sandy Alderson would have a spending limit this offseason somewhere in the range of $25 to $30 million. While Jeff Wilpon came out later in the week, calling the spending cap a flexible one, […]

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