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And then there was den Dekker. Mets centerfield position is wide open.

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Matt den Dekker was called back to major league camp and is now getting a good look for an outfield spot. Captain Kirk better hope he fails because if den Dekker passes him on the depth chart he is going to be stuck. den Dekker would not have been my choice. He is a centerfielder but he is not ready to hit in the majors yet. He made the jump to Double-A More...

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By Eddie Utley On Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Could the Mets Release Mike Pelfrey?

I didn’t realize Mike Pelfrey’s contract for this year is non guaranteed. It’s been brought up a few times in the past few days so even if the Mets supposedly aren’t thinking of releasing him…someone is More...

By Eddie Utley On Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Johan Santana to the World: I’m Back

Did you catch Johan’s latest start? If not, let me help you out.  Johan Santana allowed one run and six hits with a walk and six strikeouts on Wednesday in a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals. More...

By Eddie Utley On Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Your 2012 New York Mets Starting Centerfielder Is, Jordany Valdespin?

When it rains it pours. Andres Torres is hurt, again. This is what plagued him last year after having an outstanding 2010. This time it’s a strained calf supposedly (you never know with the Mets). The candidates More...

By Eddie Utley On Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Wilpons Win, Fans Lose

The Wilpons may have settled their case with the Madoff fiasco but there is still trouble ahead. The infusion of cash from the 12 shares sold is $240M. Only one share seems to be outside money in Steven Cohen and More...

By Eddie Utley On Monday, March 19th, 2012

Settled: Wilpons to pay $162 million

I was kind of hoping they’d go to trial. However, since the judge made it to where the Wilpons had to prove they didn’t have fault, it changed everything. The Wilpons will owe about $162M. This includes the More...

By Eddie Utley On Monday, March 19th, 2012

NY Mets Updates: Wilpons, Pelfrey, Wright, Harvey

Could We Be Seeing the Last Days of the Wilpons owning the Mets? The Wilpons were dealt a serious blow in the clawback case from the Ponzi where Madoff made off with a lot of cash. They already lost an $83M verdict More...

By Eddie Utley On Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Mets Updates: No Lannan; Valdespin Deserve A Shot?

When is $5M Too Much for a Pitcher? When you’re the Mets it is. The Mets were interested in John Lannan but the price was apparently too high. If the Mets can’t even take on $5M then how are we supposed More...

By Eddie Utley On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Mets Baseball: Calling All Left Handed Relievers

Seems like the Mets are stockpiling lefties to replace Tim Byrdak. When you heard Byrdak was going to the doctor, you knew what was next. Byrdak will have knee surgery and be out 6-8 weeks. With the Mets injury More...

By Eddie Utley On Monday, March 12th, 2012

Oblique-gate: Mets Injuries Continue Adding Up

As soon as David Wright was pulled for a “tweak”, I knew it was worse. The Mets are just cursed. David Wright won’t be playing in games this week. It’s only spring and better to have him ready for the season More...