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Nieve possible fifth starter

January 27, 2010 by

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With the free agent pitchers quickly signing with teams other than the Mets, should the team look to one of its own to fill the final rotation slot? Here’s a look at Fernando Nieve. Newsday’s Ken Davidoff tweeted Tuesday that general manager Omar Minaya claims that Fernando Nieve “is probably fifth” meaning he is one […]

Minaya fighting last war

January 25, 2010 by

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Most of the fan base is up in arms over the acquisition of Gary Matthews Jr. But there is really not much to get upset about and it makes perfect sense, in an Omar Minaya type of way. They say that generals are always fighting the last war. For Mets general manager Omar Minaya, that […]

Molina a Giant

January 20, 2010 by

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Despite mainstream media reports for the past three months to the contrary, Bengie Molina did not sign with the Mets. Here’s why I am excited. Free agent catcher Bengie Molina has apparently agreed to return to the Giants on a one-year contract. Earlier in the offseason, reports were flying that Molina was going to the […]

Stop worrying and love Jason Bay

January 12, 2010 by

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No, this is not a black comedy. Instead it is a reminder that Jason Bay is a pretty good player and one that the fan base should be happy to see in the middle of the Mets lineup. It’s official – Jason Bay is a Met.

Why the Mets should avoid Washburn

January 12, 2010 by

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A look at Jarrod Washburn, a free agent the Mets have been linked to this offseason. Mets general manager Omar Minaya is slow-playing the free agent market this year. This strategy gives us hope that Bengie Molina will not end up on the roster – it’s January and he’s still not signed, woo-hoo! – and […]