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Mets Have Rumored Deal With Dominican SS Gregory Guerrero

An article by posted on April 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Rumored Deal With Dominican SS Gregory Guerrero

According to Kiley McDaniel over at FanGraphs the Mets are rumored to have a deal in place with Dominican shortstop Gregory Guerrero for $1.8 million. The $1.8 million would eclipse the Mets previous International bonus record of $1.75 million they gave to Amed Rosario back in 2012. The signing would leave the Mets with roughly $730,000 left […]

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Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

Jon Matlack’s career record of 125-126 may be as mediocre as you can get, but Matlack was a much, much better than average major league pitcher. In fact, he was one of the very finest lefthanded pitchers ever developed by the Mets’ organization. His other career marks – a 3.18 lifetime ERA (better than Steve […]

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Mets Take Back New York, At Least For A Day

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Take Back New York, At Least For A Day

Here are the back covers of today’s New York Post and New York Daily News, highlighting Monday’s 3-1 Opening Day victory over the Washington Nationals. George Steinbrenner would have raised hell and fired half of his staff if he were alive to see the Mets stealing the Opening Day back pages. Winning the back pages […]

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Five Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Five Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

Sandy Alderson is extremely happy with the Spring the Mets have had, and what he likes most is the camaraderie between the players and how they’ve invested in each other. He credits Mike Barwis and Kevin Long for some of that. He’s also very happy with the Mets record in Spring Training Alderson said that […]

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Mets Franchise Value Rises To $1.35 Billion

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Franchise Value Rises To $1.35 Billion

A new report by Forbes valued the New York Mets at $1.35 billion dollars, the seventh most valuable franchise in baseball behind the Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox, Giants, Cubs and Cardinals. Forbes estimates the Mets have an annual revenue stream of $263 million and a $25 million operating income. The Mets also posted baseball’s third-largest […]

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Mets Have No Interest In LHP Joe Beimel

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have No Interest In LHP Joe Beimel

The New York Mets desperately need left-handed relief help, but Joe Beimel is not a consideration, a team source confirmed to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Another team source told Mike Puma that the Mets are not likely to add another lefty reliever before opening day. So basically, what we have to work with is whatever’s in camp. […]

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MLB Source: Yoan Moncada Could Be Next Robinson Cano

An article by posted on February 8, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Source: Yoan Moncada Could Be Next Robinson Cano

As was reported last week, Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada is now free to sign with any MLB team. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says he can’t find one GM, either involved or not involved in obtaining him, who doesn’t rave about Moncada, and who wouldn’t take him No. 1 in the draft if he […]

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Alderson Ranked 12th Best GM Ever

An article by posted on January 30, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Ranked 12th Best GM Ever

According to Mark L. Armour and Daniel R. Levitt, authors of the new book Pursuit of Pennants: Baseball Operations from Deadball to Moneyball, Sandy Alderson is the 12th-best General Manager in baseball history. “He was the first modern GM to actively introduce analytics, though rudimentary by current standards, into a team’s decision making, and he […]

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Alderson Explains Why He Targeted Mayberry Jr.

An article by posted on December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Explains Why He Targeted Mayberry Jr.

At the Mets holiday party on Tuesday, general manager Sandy Alderson explained why he targeted John Mayberry Jr. for the team. With the quotes courtesy of ESPN’s Adam Rubin, here’s what he said. “We weren’t very good against left-handed pitching last year,” Alderson said. “I think we had one of the lowest OPS numbers in […]

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Featured Post: Terry Collins, The Sum Of All Fears

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Terry Collins, The Sum Of All Fears

Pythagorean Win Percentage is an interesting formula. It’s transparent and supremely logical as metrics go. A close cousin to the Pythagorean Theorem, it is essentially a means to predict how many wins a team should accumulate by calculating runs scored squared over runs scored squared plus runs allowed squared. In 2014 the Mets’ Pythagorean Win% […]

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