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The Twelve Percent Solution?

An article by posted on November 25, 2013 0 Comments
The Twelve Percent Solution?

With On-Base Percentage being highly coveted, I thought I’d take a look at the Mets minor league system to see who down on the farm was walking at a 12% rate this past season. Why twelve percent? Over the course of 502 plate appearances (the minimum number required to qualify for a MLB batting title), […]

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2014 Mets Single Game Tickets On Sale Now

An article by posted on November 23, 2013 0 Comments
2014 Mets Single Game Tickets On Sale Now

Mets Single Game Tickets for all 81 home games, including Opening Day and the Subway Series at Citi Field, go on sale Saturday, Nov. 23, at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets will be available on Mets.com or by calling 718-507-TIXX. Highlights of the 2014 schedule include Opening Day against the Nationals on March 31, as well as two […]

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Angels and Cardinals Complete 4-Player Trade For Bourjos and Freese

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Angels and Cardinals Complete 4-Player Trade For Bourjos and Freese

The Cardinals have acquired center fielder Peter Bourjos from the Angels in exchange for third baseman David Freese according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Outfield prospect Randal Grichuk will also go to the Cardinals while right-hander Fernando Salas goes to the Angels. Freese, 30, was the MVP of the 2011 NLCS and World Series. He batted .262 with nine homers […]

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Ike Davis Doesn’t Want To Get Traded

An article by posted on November 21, 2013 0 Comments

Ike Davis, who appears fairly likely to get dealt this winter, said he has no burning desire to bolt Flushing reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “I just want a chance to play,” Davis told MLB.com. “Honestly, I’ve loved my time with the Mets. I’m still a Met right now and I don’t want […]

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Carlos Ruiz Deal Is Not As Bad As You Think

An article by posted on November 21, 2013 0 Comments
Carlos Ruiz Deal Is Not As Bad As You Think

If you thought the Phillies were nuts for re-signing catcher Carlos Ruiz for three years and $26 million, I would disagree. At first I thought it was a bad deal too, but the more I thought about it, the more I warmed up to it. Ruiz, who turns 35 in January, has spent his entire career […]

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The Waiting Is The Hardest Part For An Apathetic Fan Base

An article by posted on November 20, 2013 0 Comments
The Waiting Is The Hardest Part For An Apathetic Fan Base

This has long been billed as the offseason when Sandy Alderson and the Mets would finally have the payroll flexibility to transform the team into a contender for the 2014 season. However, most of the baseball people I ask believe that’s impossible. They cite the lack of a proven core. Most of the fans I […]

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Alderson Says Handling Of Tejada Was Within The Team’s Rights

An article by posted on November 20, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Says Handling Of Tejada Was Within The Team’s Rights

Here’s a quick update from Sandy Alderson on the potential grievance Ruben Tejada is considering to file. Sandy Alderson defended the Mets handling of Ruben Tejada and did not deny that “finances and player control was a part of many factors in his decision” but he asserted “it was the team’s right.” “It’s not the subject […]

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Giants Agree On Two-Year Deal With Tim Hudson

An article by posted on November 18, 2013 0 Comments
Giants Agree On Two-Year Deal With Tim Hudson

Less than a month after re-signing Tim Lincecum, the San Francisco Giants wasted no time on signing Tim Hudson to a two year, $23 million dollar contract. According to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle, the deal could include a full no-trade clause for the 37-year old Hudson. The veteran right-hander is coming back from […]

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Thoughts On Mets Adding A Slugger Like Jose Bautista

An article by posted on November 18, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts On Mets Adding A Slugger Like Jose Bautista

“We’ve got to find us somebody who can keep opposing pitchers from pitching around David Wright“ It’s no secret what Terry Collins is hoping for this holiday season. An bright, new, shiny power hitter. The problem is that power hitters are in short supply in this year’s free agent market, with unlikely targets like Robinson […]

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Vic Black Was Heartbroken After Trade, LaTroy Hawkins Helped and Welcomed Him

An article by posted on November 18, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Was Heartbroken After Trade, LaTroy Hawkins Helped and Welcomed Him

In an interview with The Beanball, Mets reliever Vic Black revealed he was slightly heartbroken when the Pittsburgh Pirates traded him last season. What was your reaction when you were traded by the organization that drafted you to the New York Mets? Ben, honestly I was slightly heart broken. In a sense, I felt as […]

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