Tag: Mets

MMO Mailbag: Should We Target Detroit’s Drew Smyly?

An article by posted on December 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should We Target Detroit’s Drew Smyly?

I received this e-mail from Hitman: What do you think about the possibility of bringing in Drew Smyly of the Tigers? I’ve already touched up previously in a few comments about his great breaking stuff and if you haven’t seen a highlight video of his from the 2012 season on Youtube, watch it. You’ll be […]

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Jon Niese, The Improbable Ace

An article by posted on December 18, 2012 0 Comments
Jon Niese, The Improbable Ace

Dave Cameron of FanGraphs wrote a report for ESPN Insider, and listed Jon Niese as one of three left-handed starters that is developing into an unexpected ace. “Niese shares are a lot of similarities with a young James Shields. His average fastball velocity is around 90 mph, and to balance it out he leans heavily on his cut fastball […]

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Alderson’s Amazin Plan: A Long And Winding Road

An article by posted on December 18, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson’s Amazin Plan: A Long And Winding Road

2012 saw Miguel Cabrera become the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years. I wonder if Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski has considered trading Cabrera. Surely after putting up numbers like that he could definitely get some good prospects. We had a pitcher once who seemed to be slipping. He was approaching 33, his best years […]

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Sandy Alderson Gets His Man… And Then Some

An article by posted on December 18, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Gets His Man… And Then Some

Patience is a virtue.  That certainly applies to the patience of Mets GM, Sandy Alderson, who once again proved his critics wrong this weekend when he secured a windfall of popular prospects from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for reigning Cy Young Award winner, RA Dickey, and his personal catchers, Josh Thole and Mike […]

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Recap Of Mets Conference Call

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Recap Of Mets Conference Call

Here’s a recap of tonight’s conference call with Sandy Alderson who fielded questions from beat writers and reporters. 6:40 PM – Alderson begins apologizing to writers, thanking Dickey. “The final chapter has not been written, but it has been an extraordinary career.” (Rubin) 6:41 PM - Alderson says it was an “extraordinary privilege” to have Dickey […]

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Blue Jays And Dickey Agree To Extension

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Blue Jays And Dickey Agree To Extension

Update by Dan Valis ar 12:05 PM Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has reported that the Toronto Blue Jays and R.A. Dickey have agreed on a two-year extension worth $25 million, pending a physical. ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reports that Dickey has already landed in Florida to undergo his physical which will take place at their […]

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Mets Magic Moments: Mano A Mano Edition

An article by posted on December 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Magic Moments: Mano A Mano Edition

Earlier this morning, during a twitter exchange with my friend Michael Baron of MetsBlog, the name of Matt Franco came up, and of course you can’t mention Matty without recalling one of the most memorable at-bats in franchise history. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Mariano Rivera on the mound, and two strikes […]

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Seven Player Deal Between Mets and Jays Getting Ever So Close

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
Seven Player Deal Between Mets and Jays Getting Ever So Close

Updated by HoJo’s Mojo at 5:30 PM The Mets and Blue Jays are getting ever so closer to finalizing a seven-player deal that will send R.A. Dickey to Toronto for what could be a bounty of top prospects. The latest unconfirmed reports have the Mets acquiring the Blue Jays’ top prospect C Travis d’Arnaud and one of  pitching […]

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Mets Raise Single Game Ticket Prices Across The Board

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments

The New York Times’ Ken Belson reports that despite finishing below .500 again, the Mets have raised single-game ticket prices for nearly every seating category, regardless of whether it is for the most expensive dates like opening day and the interleague series against the Yankees or for less appealing matchups early and late in the […]

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Mets On Verge Of Trading Dickey, Blue Jays Travis D’Arnaud A “Must Have”

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets On Verge Of Trading Dickey, Blue Jays Travis D’Arnaud A “Must Have”

Update 9:00 PM Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is now saying that Blue Jays top Prospect Travis D’Arnaud, who is also ranked #11 overall by MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo, is being heavily rumored to be in the deal for Dickey. Update 7:15pm:   Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that Travis D’Arnaud was a “must have” at […]

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