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Ike Davis and Josh Satin: The Tale of Two First Basemen

As the trade deadline is nearly two weeks away, as expected, every team’s executives, scouts, beat writers and fans are on red alert.  The New York Mets front office is no different.  It’s that time of the year where everyone draws up speculations and hypotheticals on what their team can do in order to either [...]

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What Can the Mets Do to Make a Run in the Second Half?

By Dave Mills For the past six weeks, we have witnessed an interesting transformation of what appeared to be a team going in the wrong direction during the prior six weeks. Even though the entire Mets universe had high expectations for Matt Harvey, he has managed to exceed.  Bobby Parnell has established himself as a [...]

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A weekend in Tacoma watching Ike, Wilmer, and Wally

By Dave Mills For those who are deeply committed to an MLB team, there’s nothing quite like saddling up and taking in a weekend of minor league baseball dished out by your team’s AA or AAA affiliate. And with the Mets Triple-A squad ensconced at Las Vegas in 2nd Place in the Pacific Coast League’s [...]

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Fixing the Mets will take more than Sunday Bloody Sunday

By Dave Mills With a little more than a third of the season in the rear view mirror, even intrepid loyalists are losing interest in the current incarnation of the New York Mets. Fannies in the seats, SNY viewers and WFAN listeners are dwindling as rapidly as the hair on Sandy Alderson’s pate. And when [...]

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Mets replace what isn’t working with what wasn’t working

Confusing title?  What’s equally confusing is the path the Mets have gone down these last couple of seasons and how it has led them to a point where they have no choice but to replace struggling players with players who are just as likely to struggle themselves.  The details are in the team’s official press [...]

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Winter Meetings Update: Dickey trade rumors, Ludwick, Collins addresses media

Day one of the MLB Winter Meetings in Nashville and the talk of the day surrounding the New York Mets is the possible trade of the 2012 National League Cy-Young Award winner, R.A. Dickey. the #mets are talking to several teams about trades for RA Dickey. they seek catching and outfield help. December 3, 2012 [...]

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Ike Davis to receive Thurman Munson Award

Yesterday afternoon, it was announced by the AHRC New York City Foundation that New York Mets first baseman, Ike Davis — as well as New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia — will be honored at the 33rd Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on February 5th, 2013. [...]

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Lucas Duda’s wrist surgery will have a bit of ripple effect

Yesterday the New York Mets issued a press release announcing that Lucas Duda would undergo wrist surgery to repair a fractured right wrist.  According to the team: The New York Mets today announced outfielder Lucas Duda underwent surgery yesterday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan to repair a fracture in his right wrist. [...]

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Mets may consider trading Ike Davis

The Mets struggles this season has made one thing very clear; they are very far from being a good baseball team.  This is not a team that’s just missing one or two pieces, it’s much more than that.  Factor in ownership that now seems unwilling to spend money to bring in talent via free agency [...]

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