Tag: R.A. Dickey

Hey Sandy, Where Did All The Fun Go?

An article by posted on December 21, 2012 0 Comments
Hey Sandy, Where Did All The Fun Go?

I watched an episode of the Simpsons not too long ago as they parodied Moneyball (the movie). It left me wondering whether some of these sabermetric gurus really believe they have the data to invent and reinvent winning formulas by selecting from hundreds of traits and hand picking numerical outliers? Professor Frink of course was […]

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Thoughts On The R.A. Dickey Blockbuster Trade

An article by posted on December 19, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On The R.A. Dickey Blockbuster Trade

The dust has finally settled and the R.A. Dickey saga is over. On Monday night, he signed an extension with the Blue Jays, making the seven-player, blockbuster deal finally official after days of unconfirmed rumors and speculation. The deal surprised many Mets fans, including me. However, it was one that will pay off for them in the future. No, […]

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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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Generally Out-Managed…er

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Generally Out-Managed…er

Have you ever wondered what does the term “fair market value” really mean? It’s often bantered about in the sports world when an athlete vying for a new contract, tries to sell his talents to the highest bidder. I hear it all the time. To me, it means getting paid for the service you’re providing […]

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Signs Indicating R.A. Dickey Will Be Dealt

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Signs Indicating R.A. Dickey Will Be Dealt

According to Ken Rosenthal, signs are pointing towards R.A. Dickey being traded, he reports via twitter. The Mets and Dickey’s inability to come to an agreement on a contract extension and that 1-year, $5 million deal for 2013 is beginning to look a lot more attractive to teams who missed out on the likes of Zack Greinke, […]

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From Left Field: Why All The Hype About Mike Olt?

An article by posted on December 13, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Why All The Hype About Mike Olt?

Just in case you haven’t noticed, the Mets signed David Wright to an eight-year contract extension. Also a friendly reminder, David Wright is a third baseman. The Mets also have a guy named Ike Davis, who despite a slow start in 2012 managed to club 32 home runs. Davis plays first base and is just […]

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Dodgers Would Offer Prospects SS Lee Gordon and RHP Zach Lee For Dickey

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments

John Harper of the New York Daily News reports the Dodgers are willing to send shortstop Dee Gordon and right-hander Zach Lee, their No. 1 pitching prospect, to the Mets for R.A. Dickey. NBC Sports profiles the two players: Gordon, 24, opened last year as the Dodgers’ shortstop and leadoff hitter, but he struggled and got hurt. […]

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Mets May Have Dollars For Ryan Ludwick, Rockies Shopping Dexter Fowler

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets May Have Dollars For Ryan Ludwick, Rockies Shopping Dexter Fowler

Here are some of the latest Mets and MLB updates from late last night… Joel Sherman tweets that the Mets might budget some of their extra dollars to fill their “severe” hole in the outfield, and he also states the the Mets have interest in Ryan Ludwick. Ludwick turned 34 in July and is coming […]

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MMO Monday Musings

An article by posted on December 3, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Monday Musings

The Wright Amount When Evan Longoria inked his contract extension last week, many thought that the new money of six years and one hundred million dollars set the market for David Wright’s extension. Longoria’s obviously more talented and younger. So based on that, Wright at most should get the same extension, right? Wrong. Longoria set […]

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