12-13 Offseason

Help Mets Find Diamond in the Rough

As we know, part of Sandy Alderson’s “Moneyball” approach is to find value where others aren’t looking. Toward that end, I have a great idea …

12-13 Offseason
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Gift for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up quick — so what are you giving the Irish person in your life? How about a gift that lasts a lifetime, and will benefit not only the direct recipient, but millions of kids? Donate $35 to the Field O’ Dreams fund raiser and you will get this official T-shirt […]

12-13 Offseason

Mets Spring Training Game 2 vs. Nationals

Nationals 6 Mets 4 Does this count as a two-game series? Mets Game Notes Collin McHugh still doesn’t impress me with his stuff. But, it was his first appearance of the spring, so I won’t base my judgment on it. At some point, though, he’ll need to get more velocity and sink on the fastball, […]

12-13 Offseason

Optimistic Mets Post

Hope springs eternal. Therefore, here is the most optimistic post you will read in 2013 at MetsToday.

12-13 Offseason

Jason Bay Finds His Stroke

Jason Bay might yet earn that fat paycheck.

12-13 Offseason

Nationals Sign Chris Young

The Washington Nationals have provided employment to Chris Young — the former Mets pitcher, not the slugging outfielder.

12-13 Offseason

Get This Hat

You can’t buy this hat anywhere. Not at the mall, not on the internet, not even at a ballpark in Ireland. Why? Because there IS no ballpark in Ireland. However, if you make a $50 donation, you’ll not only get the official cap of the Irish National Baseball Team, you’ll help build the first-ever baseball […]

12-13 Offseason

Cesar Puello Linked to Biogenesis

The Biogenesis story is getting bigger — and it now includes a player on the Mets’ 40-man roster.

12-13 Offseason

Stop Soccer from Spreading

It’s up to us to stop the spread of soccer and introduce the beauty of baseball. Millions of young boys and girls in Ireland have no choice but to trudge around kicking a black-and-white ball. Give them the opportunity to throw the horsehide, swing the lumber, and run around a real baseball diamond. The Irish […]

12-13 Offseason

Mike Carp Cut

In case you missed it, the Seattle Mariners DFA’d Mike Carp.

12-13 Offseason

Tony Campana Traded to Diamondbacks

Last week we examined the idea of speedy center fielder Tony Campana joining the Mets. For those who liked the idea, well, forget it — at least for now.

12-13 Offseason

Mets Draft and Development Debunked

One of the main reasons the Mets aren’t spending money on the 25-man roster (outside of David Wright) is because they are focused on rebuilding the organization through drafting and player development — correct? If that’s the case, then why are the Mets signing so few of their draft picks?

12-13 Offseason

Help Build a Baseball Field in Ireland

You have less than one month to help build a ballpark in Ireland. Wait? Baseball in Ireland? Who plays baseball in Ireland? Plenty of folks — haven’t you ever seen the indie film Emerald Diamond? If not, trust me — baseball is being played in Ireland, by kids and adults of all ages. Here’s the […]

12-13 Offseason

Fred Wilpon is Debt-free But Mets Are Broke

Fear not, fans of Mets ownership: Fred Wilpon — the entire Wilpon family, in fact — and Saul Katz have pulled themselves out of debt. They are now free and clear to buy all the popsicle sticks, furniture, and junk bonds they want. The Mets, however, are still in the red.

12-13 Offseason

Ryan Braun Linked to Biogenesis

Remember when Ryan Braun was found “not guilty” of testing positive for PEDs? Of course, “not guilty” isn’t quite the same as “innocent.” And now, Braun is embroiled in the same controversy affecting Gio Gonzalez, Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Melky Cabrera, and other professional baseball players.

12-13 Offseason