2011 offseason

Miami’s experiment won’t work… for now

January 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

A few other people and I were going back and forth about the future of the Miami Marlins the other day. We came to the conclusion that this experiment isn’t going to work. One of the most important aspects of a team over the course of a full 162-game season is depth. Someone is bound [...]

2011 looking back: positives and negatives

December 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

This year was hardly one to remember for Met fans. Wit the team strangled in debt and scandal, it was hard to find positives in anything regarding the orange and blue. First, I’ll start off with the top three negative storylines of 2011, just to get them out of the way: 3) Johan [...]

The Mets should go after Matt Garza

December 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

I really just want to get to the point here: the Mets need to make a move for starting pitching that will help them long-term. Piecing together a rotation from pitchers left on the scrap heap and hoping to catch lightening in a bottle is not going to work forever. As a rebuilding team, many [...]

Wilpons take one more step in destroying the future

December 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

In one of the most, if not the most, ridiculous moves so far this winter, the Mets yesterday decided they would eliminate their minor league team in the Class-A Gulf Coast league. The GCL Mets, as the team is often reffered to as, is at the lowest level of the minor league. Last year, prospects [...]

Mets officially sign Rauch

December 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets officially announced their signing of right-handed pitcher Jon Rauch today. Here is an excerpt from the Met press release officially announcing the one-year, $3.5 million deal: Since 2006, Rauch leads all relievers in wins (31) and has appeared in the second-most number of games (434). He [...]

Mets taking offers for Niese

December 7, 2011 // 2 Comments

Jon Heyman first reported today that the Mets are talking to “3 or 4″ teams about the possibility of acquiring Jonathon Niese.Heyman said they were looking for prospects or possibly a catcher or pitcher. However, Mike Puma of the New York Post reported that the Mets will [...]

Reaction: Mets’ flurry of moves

December 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets made a flurry of moves tonight, including trading Angel Pagan to the Giants for Andres Torres and Ramon Martinez, signing Jon Rauch to be the setup man, and Frank Francisco to close. Let’s knock down my reactions one deal at a time. JON RAUCH SIGNING: The Mets signed Rauch with a [...]
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