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Is Centerfield Taken? Mets should bid on Norichika Aoki


Sure, the Mets did get Andres Torres but there is someone else out there who better fits the role of leadoff hitter. Norichika Aoki. Norichika Aoki was posted a few days ago so there is still time to bid. He’s a slap hitter with a 400+ OBP. A career .329 hitter who won the batting title in Japan, 3 times. He is also the only Japanese player to have More...

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By Eddie Utley On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Game Over: Wilpons Need to Sell Mets

The Mets are not solvent so why must we endure this? If Fred Wilpon wasn’t friends with Selig then they would have sold already or at least be in McCourt stage of bankruptcy. The Mets took out a bridge loan from More...

By Eddie Utley On Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Alderson Quickly Upgrades Mets bullpen

Sandy Alderson has awakened from his slumber to fill the bullpen. The pen wasn’t even that bad but they upgraded it and Beato, Acosta and Parnell better hope they still have a spot. The Mets signed Jon Rauch More...

By Eddie Utley On Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

NY Mets: Where do we go from here?

Jose Reyes is gone and so is the excitement. Now when I call the team the Kansas City Mets there is no questioning it. Jose is not gone because a contract, it seems like the Mets were ready to go $17M per year which More...

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By Eddie Utley On Sunday, December 4th, 2011

Mets lose Jose Reyes to Division Rival

Apocalypse NOW Jose is gone. The offer from the Marlins is said to be $106M over 6 years. The Mets are going to say they never got a courtesy call but what’s the point. They weren’t going to go where More...

By Eddie Utley On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Reyes Decision Weekend?

Is this the weekend that the Mets die? Well not completely but this will be the biggest hit in team history in a looooong time. Looks like Miami is about to up the ante. If there is one to up. Miami seems to be More...

By Eddie Utley On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Mets: Reyes Back in Miami, More Closer Possibilities

Miami talk again… A beat writer for the Marlins is reporting rumblings of Jose in Miami but the Marlins are denying he’s there for them. On the same day that the Mets claim they’re still in on More...

By Eddie Utley On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

New York Mets Tidbits: Parnell, Garza, Wilson

Still no closer? Is it possible that it’s some Jedi mind trick to say they don’t have a closer but Bobby Parnell is actually the closer? Mets fans aren’t happy with Parnell but he was only given More...

By Eddie Utley On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Adam Loewen: Starter or Bench Role for New York Mets?

The New York Mets have signed Adam Loewen to a minor league contract. Yes, you have heard the name before. He was a pitcher for Baltimore who did not pan out due to control and arm issues. Since then he has made More...

By Eddie Utley On Monday, November 21st, 2011

New investors line up to join New York Mets

So Fred and Jeff Coupon (Wilpon) have duped some family members and friends into investing with their team. It looks like they may have $140M in investments lined up, which is seven people at $20M each. This is More...