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Wally Backman Is Expected To Remain Within The Mets Organization

An article by posted on October 19, 2013 0 Comments
Wally Backman Is Expected To Remain Within The Mets Organization

Take this as you will — but Adam Rubin is reporting that Wally Backman will likely be staying with the Mets organization for 2014. According to Rubin, no teams have asked the Mets for permission to speak to Wally Backman for a managerial vacancy — so the Mets believe he will stay with them in […]

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Backman Expected To Remain With Mets

An article by posted on October 17, 2013 0 Comments
Backman Expected To Remain With Mets

The Mets have not been asked by any other organization for permission to speak with Wally Backman about a managerial vacancy. So team officials still expect Backman to return as Triple-A Las Vegas manager in 2014, an insider told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The source could not yet guarantee Backman’s return, noting it […]

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In Baseball You Get What You Pay For? Not Really…

An article by posted on October 17, 2013 0 Comments
In Baseball You Get What You Pay For? Not Really…

I was having an email discussion with one of my writers this morning about the virtues of WAR (Wins Above Replacement). It’s not a perfect stat by any means, but most of the time it gives you a fair indication of how good or bad a player performs overall. I was kind of curious after […]

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MMO Interviews Power-Hitting Prospect Aderlin Rodriguez

An article by posted on October 8, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Interviews Power-Hitting Prospect Aderlin Rodriguez

When looking back on the 2013 season in which the St. Lucie Mets were able to enjoy, its no wonder why they remained in contention most of the second half.  The team was made up of real good ball players, and if not for some injuries to key pitchers down the stretch, they may have […]

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Loyalty and The Hindsight Blues

An article by posted on October 4, 2013 0 Comments
Loyalty and The Hindsight Blues

As one of Terry Collins’ most ardent supporters, I’m having a slight case of the “hindsight blues” today. Let me first start by saying, I think Terry Collins is a good manager for this team. You’ve heard it said before, and you’ll likely hear it again – “Baseball Managers don’t matter all that much.” It’s […]

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NL Wildcard Preview: Reds at Pirates

An article by posted on October 1, 2013 0 Comments
NL Wildcard Preview: Reds at Pirates

Last night was just the opening act, tonight the playoffs officially begin! This year’s playoffs (minus not having the Mets) to me look to be very enjoyable on paper. I don’t think there is a team that I legitimately can say I have a strong feeling “should” win it all. Tonight, the Pittsburgh Pirates welcome […]

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Alderson To Announce 2-Year Extension For Collins During Noon Press Conference

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson To Announce 2-Year Extension For Collins During Noon Press Conference

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson will address the media at 12 p.m. on Monday, September 30 in the Citi Field Press Conference Room. He is expected to announce a two-year contract extension for Terry Collins to remain the manager of the Mets. The deal is reportedly valued at $1 million per season and includes an […]

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Wright Feels Fine After Getting Hit In The Head, Could Play Tonight If Everything Checks Out

An article by posted on September 27, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Feels Fine After Getting Hit In The Head, Could Play Tonight If Everything Checks Out

David Wright was hit in the head by a pitch from Brewers starting pitcher Johnny Hellweg in the bottom of the third inning of during last night’s game against Milwaukee, Wright ducked in an attempt to get out of the way of the inside pitch which still drilled him off the the helmet. He went down initially, but […]

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Niese Will Pitch The Season Finale

An article by posted on September 26, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Will Pitch The Season Finale

Terry Collins told reporters that Jon Niese will start in the season finale against the Brewers on Sunday. After his last start on Tuesday, Collins said that there was a strong possibility that Niese would be shutdown for the season based on different factors. Niese missed nearly two months of this season rehabbing from a partially […]

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Mets Have 11th Worst Record, Alderson Not Concerned About Protected Pick

An article by posted on September 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have 11th Worst Record, Alderson Not Concerned About Protected Pick

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, Mets GM Sandy Alderson is not as concerned about the protected draft pick as much as he is about rebuilding the credibility of the franchise. “I don’t view the draft-pick situation as relevant to what we’re doing here,” Alderson said. “We’re trying to build the credibility of the […]

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