Tag: John Maine

Johan has confidence in rotation…so should we?

An article by posted on February 17, 2010 0 Comments

I knew I wanted to write something about the Mets’ starting rotation after reading an article in The Sporting News about the Mets being one of this off-season’s “losers,” citing the fact that they did not address the “gaping holes” in the starting pitching rotation.  Well, yeah, but we are likely going to go into […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 1, Pitching

An article by posted on February 16, 2010 0 Comments

Pitchers and catchers are arriving in Port St. Lucie, workouts will be starting shortly and soon exhibition games will be played in Florida.  The Mets will be trying to erase the 2009 season and focus on winning in 2010.  There a lot of question marks coming into the 2010 season for the Mets such as […]

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John Maine Is Not Yet A Pitcher; He’s a Thrower

An article by posted on February 7, 2010 0 Comments

Although Tom Petty wrote his classic song, ‘The Waiting (is the hardest part)’ over 20 years ago, this songs rings true today. Am I the only one tired of waiting for John Maine to develop into what we all expected? He came onto the scene in 2006 and showed promise, potential and a bright future. […]

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Is The 2010 Season Over Already?

An article by posted on February 6, 2010 0 Comments

            Many will say “Yes” but as usual, I don’t agree with the majority of what I’ve been hearing. The team has done little to improve, operating under the belief or the “company line” that guys such as Big Pelf will improve or that John Maine, and the ever-enigmatic Ollie Perez are going to return […]

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We Need To Be Prepared

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

I know there are rumors flying around like crazy about pending free agent signings, and that the Mets are interested in the likes of Ben Sheets, Joel Pineiro and John Smoltz.  And while any of those guys are capable of stepping in and being, at the very least, our #4 starter, we should be prepared […]

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Mets Sign John Maine And Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 15, 2010 0 Comments

Anthony DiComo of Mets.com, is reporting that the Mets have agreed to a new contract with John Maine tonight, thus avoiding arbitration with the right-hander. According to the Associated Press the deal is worth $3.3 million guaranteed and Maine can earn an additional $225,000 in performance bonuses based on games started. Maine, 28, went 7-6 […]

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Surprised? Yep

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

I have to be honest, I didn’t think GM Omar Minaya had it in him to land Jason Bay.  I was ready to chalk up the 2010 season to rebuilding and maybe finishing in fourth place, but Minaya’s pursuit and subsequent landing of Bay to play left field for the Mets and possibly bat cleanup […]

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Mets Considering Kevin Millwood And Corey Hart; May Trade Maine

An article by posted on December 8, 2009 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets and Brewers have discussed a deal that could send John Maine to Milwaukee in exchange for outfielder Corey Hart, and possibly another deal with the Texas Rangers for Kevin Millwood.. Will put up links in morning, but learned Mets are talking to Brewers about a Maine-Corey Hart swap, and also with Rangers about Kevin Millwood. […]

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What To Do About John Maine?

An article by posted on December 1, 2009 0 Comments

This off season John Maine is a potential non-tender candidate and there has been talk that the Mets will non-tender him today, the deadline for offering your players arbitration. The Mets can still sign Maine if they do non-tender him but being non-tendered is sought of like being fired and the club telling you you’re […]

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Building The 2010 New York Mets

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

MLB Trade Rumors reports that the Mets have approximately $110M in salary commitments for 2010.  Assuming that Omar (and Jeff) can spend and equal last year’s payroll, he has approximately $30M to spend.  Below is a position by position account of who we have and what we need.  After spending the money, let’s see if […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 9/27-10/4

An article by posted on October 6, 2009 0 Comments

And then there were none. We did win 70 games, we’re guaranteed a top ten draft pick and we can all kick back and watch some football or so for the new few months. I’ll still be watching the playoffs with a decent amount of the Mets fanbase (and i’ll be cheering for the Rockies.) […]

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