Tag: payroll

Could Mets Payroll Top $90 Million?

An article by posted on October 15, 2014 0 Comments
Could Mets Payroll Top $90 Million?

Adam Rubin of ESPN tried to answer a question that Mets fans have been wondering since halfway through the 2014 season this afternoon. What will the 2015 payroll be? There are only four players with guaranteed contracts. They are David Wright ($20 million), Curtis Granderson ($16 million), Bartolo Colon ($11 million) and Jonathon Niese ($7 […]

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MMO Hits & Misses: So What’s The Plan?

An article by posted on October 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Hits & Misses: So What’s The Plan?

Oh, Omar! We had a reunion of sorts on MMO on Tuesday. I think it’s absolutely amazing how the mere mention of Omar Minaya sends a beacon out to long forgotten readers who come scurrying back for a one night only performance. And the things you hear. my God, it’s incredible. For example we had […]

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Featured Post: Now Is The Time To Make A Difference

An article by posted on October 8, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Now Is The Time To Make A Difference

It is officially the time of the year when every Mets fan begins to try and figure out a way to turn this franchise into a contender in 2015. For the first time in a long time, there actually is a serious chance that with one or two moves – the Mets can be a […]

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Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York takes an educated guess that Mets payroll in 2015 will flirt with $100 million. I’m sorry, but I can’t see that happening after weeks of the general manager himself cautioning it would remain around the same $84 million, and the team’s COO Jeff Wilpon saying we shouldn’t expect a […]

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Featured Post: Which Mets Won’t Be Back In 2015?

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Which Mets Won’t Be Back In 2015?

With just four days left to the regular season, it won’t be long until the Mets officially shift gears and go into 2015 mode. One area which Sandy Alderson won’t have to worry about this Winter is the bullpen, Thankfully, we won’t have to endure anymore botched bullpen revamps. And ironically, the bulk of the […]

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Wilpon: Mets Will Have ‘Payroll Flexibility’

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Wilpon: Mets Will Have ‘Payroll Flexibility’

It’s hard to understand quotes like the ones Jeff Wilpon made this afternoon. After all, your eye tells you one thing while your ear tells you something else. Until we see the results it will be hard to understand but according to Wilpon, Sandy Alderson and his staff will have payroll flexibility moving forward. Wilpon […]

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Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” More lies, more misinformation, more deviousness. It’s not what any of us want, but it’s what we’ve all become accustomed to whenever the Wilpons or Bud Selig get behind a microphone and their jaws start moving. And Tuesday’s dog and pony show by Bud Selig […]

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Olney: ‘Could Be A Quiet Offseason In New York’

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Olney: ‘Could Be A Quiet Offseason In New York’

According to a report filed by ESPN analyst Buster Olney, the Mets and Sandy Alderson expect their 2015 payroll to be similar to their 2014 payroll. Currently, the Mets have the 22nd highest payroll in baseball, sandwiched in between the San Diego Padres and the Chicago Cubs. The magic number for 2014 stands at $89,051,758 and […]

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It’s Tough For Low Payroll Teams To Be Good

An article by posted on September 5, 2014 0 Comments
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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Will Mets Youth Movement Lead To A Worst Case Scenario This Offseason?

An article by posted on August 10, 2014 0 Comments
Will Mets Youth Movement Lead To A Worst Case Scenario This Offseason?

There’s not one among us who didn’t want the Mets to replace  Bobby Abreu with Kirk Nieuwenhuis, or Chris Young with Matt den Dekker. Or even Ruben Tejada with Wilmer Flores. However make no mistake that it’s not because we believe either of the three are the answers to our prayers and will fill our […]

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