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It’s Tough For Low Payroll Teams To Be Good

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It’s Tough For Low Payroll Teams To Be Good

Adam Felder of The Atlantic, disputes the theory that major league baseball  has entered an age of parity and some would have you believe. Rather, the gap between rich teams and poor teams has widened. To back up his claim, Felder points out that since in the last 25 years since 1990, only two teams in the […]

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Alderson Weighs In On Offseason Strategy, Internal Options vs Free Agency

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Alderson Weighs In On Offseason Strategy, Internal Options vs Free Agency

Is Matt den Dekker 2015′s Left Fielder? It’s rather funny that in my last post this morning, I speculated that the Mets lacked the financial resources and flexibility to address the left field and shortstop holes via free agency, and then I came across this quote: On whether adding a shortstop and another bat in […]

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Post’s Mushnick Blasts Selig and Mets Ownership

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Post’s Mushnick Blasts Selig and Mets Ownership

In his latest article, Phil Mushnick of the New York Post lashed out at outgoing commissioner Bud Selig as well as Mets ownership for the sorry financial state of the team. Mets ownership still appears beached, trying to extricate itself from its eagerly self-imposed relationship with no-questions-allowed Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff. Whether Fred Wilpon and […]

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Should Mets Target Nelson Cruz In The Offseason?

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Should Mets Target Nelson Cruz In The Offseason?

A few days ago on Sirius XM’s Fantasy Sports Radio, Steve Philips floated the idea out there that while Nelson Cruz would love to turn his major league leading home run season into a huge, multi-year deal, teams will be wary of too many factors to consider a 4-5 year deal. He concluded that Cruz […]

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Matt Harvey Will Be Shut Down For The Rest Of 2014

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Matt Harvey Will Be Shut Down For The Rest Of 2014

According to a report from The Daily News, Matt Harvey will be shut down for the rest of 2014 and will resume rehabbing in the spring by the end of September. Harvey who was determined to pitch again in 2014 will have to wait until 2015 to face live batters according to the report from […]

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Mets Internally Debating Terry Collins’ Future

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Internally Debating Terry Collins’ Future

Andy Martino of the Daily News reported that a front office source told him Terry Collins is not a lock to return as manager of the Mets next season. What seemed so certain a month ago, has become very foggy according to Martino, and it’s not just reporters who are unsure, he says. There seems to […]

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Granderson is the Most Disappointing Player in New York

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson is the Most Disappointing Player in New York

Columnists Brad Kallet and Jeff Capellini of CBS New York ranked the 10 Most Disappointing Players in New York, and tabbed Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson number one. “He’s one of the most likable and affable athletes on the planet, but unfortunately that doesn’t make up for a .210 batting average and .313 OBP. The […]

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Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

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Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

Bob Klapisch of The Record says he couldn’t help but wonder how Sandy Alderson really felt about Wally Backman winning the Pacific Coast League’s Manager of the Year award, considering the GM has shown no intention of giving Backman a chance in New York. It’s time to reconsider this de facto blackball, and see Backman as […]

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Mazzilli Keys Game One Playoff Victory For Las Vegas

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mazzilli Keys Game One Playoff Victory For Las Vegas

L.J. Mazzilli was signed by the Mets in the 4th round of the 2013 June Amateur draft and in a very short time he has found himself playing with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s. Mazzilli starred with the Brooklyn Cyclones in his first season of pro baseball in 2013 and batted .278 with four home runs […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 3

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 3

The Mets (66-74) defeated the Miami Marlins (67-71) tonight by a score of 4-3 What you should know: Casey McGehee opened up the scoring for Miami in the bottom of the third inning on an infield single that deflected off Jacob deGrom‘s glove to score Christian Yelich. Kirk Nieuwenhuis gave the Mets the lead in […]

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