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Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

An article by posted on July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

It’s always fun debating all the possible ways the Mets can bring a superstar to Queens at this time of the year. Nobody wants to be a seller, that usually means your season is “over and out” and relevancy is still a year or more away. As we close in on our sixth consecutive losing […]

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Rockies Are High On Mets’ Syndergaard, Matz, Herrera and Nimmo

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Rockies Are High On Mets’ Syndergaard, Matz, Herrera and Nimmo

Two updates to the growing buzz on Tulo and CarGo… First, contrary to what has been reported, Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki does not have a no-trade clause in his contract according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com. Second, the Rockies are said to be very high on Noah Syndergaard, Brandon Nimmo, Steven Matz and Dilson Herrera. Joel […]

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Mets Willing To Eat Some Salary To Move Colon

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Eat Some Salary To Move Colon

Sources have told Andy Martino of the Daily News that the Mets are willing to eat approximately $2 million what remains on Colon’s two-year, $20 million contract ($11 million next season). He adds that despite being 42 next season, given Colon’s current level of performance, it is not crazy to think he could find a one-year, […]

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Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

It is interesting how Sandy Alderson will move forward as the trade deadline approaches. After a disastrous road trip three weeks ago that saw the team slip to double digits under .500, the Mets GM suggested that Collins and Co. could still turn it around this season, making them buyers rather than sellers. He said […]

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Alderson “Thinks He Has Flexibility” To Keep Murphy, Will Consider Other Options

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson “Thinks He Has Flexibility” To Keep Murphy, Will Consider Other Options

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reports that Sandy Alderson addressed the topic of trading Daniel Murphy tonight at Citi Field. When asked whether it made sense to deal the popular second baseman given the large financial commitments to David Wright and Curtis Granderson, the Mets GM responded: “I think we have the flexibility. That […]

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Colon Stellar Again, But Could Be Traded To Free Up Money

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Colon Stellar Again, But Could Be Traded To Free Up Money

After allowing a home run with nobody out in the second inning, Bartolo Colon retired the next 18 batters he faced last night, en route to his sixth victory of the season. Colon was dominant for 7.1 innings, allowing just two runs on four hits while walking one and striking out seven. It was the […]

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Could K-Rod Return To Queens?

An article by posted on June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Could K-Rod Return To Queens?

Francisco Rodriguez, better known as K-Rod, pitched two-plus seasons for the Mets from 2009-2011 before being traded to the Brewers. In his time as a Met the fireballing right-hander experienced ups and downs both on and off the mound. According to Marc Carig of Newsday, that’s left the veteran reliever feeling like he has something […]

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Lo Duca Says Mets Should Trade Wright, Calls Minaya Unfit To Be GM

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Lo Duca Says Mets Should Trade Wright, Calls Minaya Unfit To Be GM

Updating this post with even more from Lo Duca who told Loudmouths that the Mets should trade David Wright in an effort to get younger, according to MetsBlog. “The Mets need to go back to square one, go back to their roots, go to younger players,” Lo Duca said. “If that means to trade David, that means to […]

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Is Bartolo Colon Finding His Groove?

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Is Bartolo Colon Finding His Groove?

Bartolo Colon took the mound yesterday afternoon at Citi Field to face the Pittsburgh Pirates, and struck out nine (including the 2,000th of his career), while scattering five hits and only allowing one walk over 7 and 1/3rd’s innings, earning the win. Colon’s season thus far has been a mixed bag. There have been some […]

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Alderson Is Staying Afloat Thanks To Parting Gifts From Minaya

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Is Staying Afloat Thanks To Parting Gifts From Minaya

In a critical rebuke of Sandy Alderson’s tenure with the Mets, Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes that Sandy was hired to clean up a so-called mess by his predecessor Omar Minaya and yet the team is now worse off than it ever was before. He says the best things about the current […]

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