Tag: New York Mets

Mets Minority Share Owner Speaks On Cuba and Shortstop Situation

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minority Share Owner Speaks On Cuba and Shortstop Situation

During the latest episode of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, the comedic host, who also happens to own a minority stake in the Mets, made light of the team’s shortstop situation. While segueing into the recent policy change about normalizing relations with Cuba, Maher says: I don’t know if this is legal or not, […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Now At 33:1

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Now At 33:1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers Bovada, cast the Mets with 33/1 odds to win the World Series, that’s higher than last month when they were at 25/1. The Nationals jumped ahead of the Dodgers and Red Sox to become the odds-on favorite. Both the Marlins and Braves gained some ground and […]

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Rockies Shopping Charlie Blackmon

An article by posted on January 19, 2015 0 Comments
Rockies Shopping Charlie Blackmon

It’s that time of year.  As January rolls towards it’s conclusion and the spring training itch becomes an irritant, I rifle through baseball stats and begin my research for the fantasy baseball draft.  That process always unearths some surprises. I play in a 15 team keepers league. Overall production, not positional balance has always been […]

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Writer Rips Mets Ownership, Calls Them An Embarrassment

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Writer Rips Mets Ownership, Calls Them An Embarrassment

Jonathan Bernhardt of The Guardian ripped into Mets ownership but good in a scathing article that calls the team out on a few central issues. He contends that going with Wilmer Flores as the everyday shortstop is an embarrassment that underscores the financial depravity of the New York Mets. He accuses the front office of […]

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Does Kevin Long Plan To Adapt Mets Hitting Philosophy?

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Does Kevin Long Plan To Adapt Mets Hitting Philosophy?

In perusing old magazines ferreting unusual sports stories that might be topics on my Tip-Off sports radio show, I found an interesting quote from the New York Mets’ recently hired hitting coach, Kevin Long. Mind you now, Long had yet to be released by the Yankees and hired by the Mets when he made his […]

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Mets Issue Statement On Billboards

An article by posted on January 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Issue Statement On Billboards

Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal interviewed the fan behind the Mets Billboards, Gary Palumbo. His article included a statement by the New York Mets that read: “We appreciate our fans’ passion and are looking forward to the 2015 season.” Diamond writes: “As of Wednesday, his campaign was about 70% funded. But, after a […]

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Hall of Fame Thread: Mike Piazza Shut Out Again!

An article by posted on January 6, 2015 0 Comments
Hall of Fame Thread: Mike Piazza Shut Out Again!

The BBWAA have elected four players into the Hall of Fame and they are Craig Biggio, John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez, and Randy Johnson. Biggio received 82.7 percent of the votes (549 ballots cast). Johnson was 97.3, Martinez 97.1 and Smoltz at 82.9. It is the first time since 1955 that four players have been elected […]

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Mets On The 2015 HOF Ballot

An article by posted on January 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets On The 2015 HOF Ballot

On the Hall Of Fame ballot this year, there are seven players that at one point in their careers played for the New York Mets. This piece will look at each player and their chances to be elected into the Hall this year. Pedro Martinez, RHP Dodgers, Expos, Red Sox, Mets, Phillies Career Stats (1992-2009) […]

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MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Mets Prospect Xorge Carrillo

An article by posted on January 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Mets Prospect Xorge Carrillo

Amidst the Mets catching talent, prospect Xorge Carrillo has gotten lost in the fold. The 2011 14th round draftee recently enjoyed a career year at Double-A Binghamton, batting .283, posting a .355 on base percentage and catching 29% of would-be base stealers in 2014. I just profiled Carrillo’s 2014 performance and speculated about his major […]

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Projecting the NL East: Where Do Mets Finish?

An article by posted on December 25, 2014 0 Comments
Projecting the NL East: Where Do Mets Finish?

Using the latest 2015 FanGraphs projections, David Schoenfield of ESPN.com analyzes the NL East which has the Washington Nationals winning the division with an 88-74 record and a +61 run differential. FG projects the New York Mets and the revamped Miami Marlins to both finish in second place but with only 79 wins, mirroring what […]

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