Tag: Yankees

Alderson Will Leverage Beltran For Max Return, But Make No Mistake He’s As Good As Gone

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson is working the phones this afternoon about Carlos Beltran. There’s a chance he could be taking more calls than making them. “Carlos’ situation is well-known, and it’s not surprising given his situation and performance this year that a lot of interest has been expressed,’’ Alderson said. “We have not pursued that interest in […]

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Mets Push K-Rod Trade To Yankees

An article by posted on July 10, 2011 0 Comments

From the latest news on K-Rod according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports,  apparently Sandy Alderson has put out more then a feeler for K-Rod, and the Yankees response wasn’t a rejection, but rather a “call us closer to the deadline” move. While they would be willing to pick up the salary of K-Rod, the […]

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MMO Exclusive: My Interview With Ken Davidoff Of Newsday

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: My Interview With Ken Davidoff Of Newsday

Yesterday, Newsday’s national baseball writer Ken Davidoff was kind enough to do an email interview with me regarding several Mets topics as well as general MLB. Here are the highlights from our discussion: -You have written for high school sports, collegiate sports, the Mets and Yankees. What would you say has been your favorite topic to write […]

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Mets Making K-Rod Available In Trade Talks

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Making K-Rod Available In Trade Talks

Well Mets fans, it appears that the Mets have now engaged at least one team in trade talks.  Closer Francisco Rodriguez appears to be the Mets’ first trade chip to be actively shopped.  According to Bob Klaspich of the Bergen Record, the Mets have talked to the Yankees about K-Rod.  As expected, the Mets are going to at least see […]

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3 Up & 3 Down -The Yank This Edition

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments

I want to start off by saying I truly despise and detest not only the New York Yankees, but their fans as well. I’m not one of these writers who is worried about being “classy”, or tipping my cap to a worthy opponent. I just don’t like anything that has to do with Yankees. Having […]

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Post-Game: Pelfrey Gets Pushed Around, Mets Lose 5-2

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had a poor outing today and the Mets managed hits, but couldn’t turn them into runs and they lost the series finale against the Tigers, 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had a horrible outing today, allowing four runs on eight hits in four and two-third innings, striking out three but walking five. Pelfrey […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Texas Two Step Edition

An article by posted on June 28, 2011 0 Comments

This past weekend the Good Guys traveled to Texas to do battle against the reigning American League champions. The weather was quite hot, but the Mets bats were even hotter – taking two of three games. Here are the 3 Up and 3 Down. 3-Up 1) 22 Runs in 2 Days: On Saturday, when the […]

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Get Well Soon, Derek

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that Derek Jeter is not playing today – or, for that matter – for a couple of weeks. He’s on the 15 day DL and will return a couple of days before the Yankees play at Citi Field over the Fourth of July weekend. We all know that Derek often plays […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Wright Out, Father Time, Strike Now

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: Striking while the iron is hot, Father Time, and other insipid thoughts. In around ten weeks Carlos Beltran will be an ex-Met. That is a foregone conclusion. His comeback is one of the only positive stories the Mets have written this year. But why wait? The iron is hot […]

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Book Review: Moneyball – An Incredible, Revolutionary Masterpiece

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Book Review: Moneyball – An Incredible, Revolutionary Masterpiece

Moneyball tells the fascinating tale of Billy Beane’s ingenious use of statistical analysis in order to assemble a winning ballclub without the luxury of a large payroll. Through statistics such as OBP, SLG, and a slew of other stats, Beane was able to snatch ballplayers with “hidden virtues” up for a song, creating a team on a $35 […]

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