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Trading Daniel Murphy May Be The Mets Best Option

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Trading Daniel Murphy May Be The Mets Best Option

For the first six weeks or so of the 2013 season, everything was going right for Daniel Murphy. After countless position changes, multiple injuries and a great deal of hard work and dedication, he was finally coming into his own both offensively and in field at second; and then came June. After fluttering around .300 […]

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Mets Designate Brandon Lyon, Recall Greg Burke

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Designate Brandon Lyon, Recall Greg Burke

The Mets have designated reliever Brandon Lyon for assignment. Sidearm reliever Greg Burke is due to rejoin the Mets on Friday in Milwaukee to replace Lyon’s spot on the active roster. Lyon had a 4.98 ERA in 34.1 innings pitched for the Mets this season and has allowed ten earned runs in his last eight appearances. He […]

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Mets Re-Call Gonzalez Germen, Corresponding Move To Be Made

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Re-Call Gonzalez Germen, Corresponding Move To Be Made

RHP Gonzalez Germen is on his way to NY. A corresponding move will made prior to Tuesday’s game. — New York Mets (@Mets) July 2, 2013 Well, that happened! Brandon Lyon or Josh Edgin could see themselves DFA’d for Gonzalez German. Germen, who I recently complained about because he took up a spot on the […]

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The Sandy Alderson Improvement Plan

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
The Sandy Alderson Improvement Plan

It was the stuff of Candid Camera. It has since become known as the “Marshmallow Experiment.” In 1960, Stamford Professor Walter Mischel, wanted to find out whether delayed gratification, having to wait before attaining a satisfying outcome, was healthy for people. Mischel devised a study to find out. Mischel brought together a group of young […]

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Alderson Preaches Patience, Will Look To Add MLB Talent To Team In Next Six Months

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments

This morning at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins, and a few of the players, participated in a Q&A session with season ticket holders. We have John Delcos there and will file a full report later, but here’s a quick summary for you to chew on until then. Alderson said that he believes the team […]

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Could Backman Do Better?

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
Could Backman Do Better?

There is an old football saying that states, “the most popular guy in town is always the backup quarterback.”  Although that phrase may not directly translate to the game of baseball, I think we can all relate it to the Mets current managerial situation.  The incumbent skipper, Terry Collins, has seen his tenure dominated by poor […]

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Who’s Batting Third? It Should Be Daniel Murphy.

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Who’s Batting Third? It Should Be Daniel Murphy.

Lineup design tends to follow a classic formula:  the leadoff hitter gets on base, the number two guy gets him over, the number three or four guy knocks him in. It’s that simple. Or it would be in an ideal baseball world. The Met lineup has generally been anything but ideal this season as their […]

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Puello Earns Player of the Week and Alderson’s High Praise

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments

There’s no way this should be surprising news. Cesar Puello had another monster week for the Binghamton Mets earning him the honor of being named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Puello’s name has been in the news a lot over the past few days because of news surfacing about the Miami Biogensis clinic, but he […]

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Mets Transfer Familia To 60-Day Disabled List

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Transfer Familia To 60-Day Disabled List

The New York Mets transferred RHP Jeurys Familia from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. It’s just a procedural move to open a spot for RHP David Aardsma on the 40-man roster. Familia underwent surgery Wednesday to remove bone spurs from his right elbow and is likely out for the season. Original […]

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Time For The Mets To Switch Things Up

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
Time For The Mets To Switch Things Up

Unless you’ve been spending the first few months of the 2013 season under a rock, you know that the Mets are off to a less-than-spectacular start.  Through 56 games, the Mets have a disappointing 23-33 record.  The only teams in baseball that are more than ten games under .500 are the Milwaukee Brewers, Houston Astros […]

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