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Mets Still Not Done, Have Gerardo Parra On Their Radar

The New York Mets have been very busy upgrading their roster with the recent acquisitions of Kelly Johnson, Juan Uribe, and now Tyler Clippard. However by all accounts, Sandy Alderson is not finished yet and continues to shop for an outfielder. According to David Lennon of Newsday, the Mets are optimistic they could still acquire one more […]
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Mets Minors: Wuilmer Becerra making Alderson look smart

Back in 2012 the Mets traded R.A. Dickey, Mike Nickeas and Josh Thole to Toronto for John Buck and three minor leaguers.  R.A. Dickey had just won the Cy Young award and was the knuckle-balling darling of baseball and Sandy Alderson traded him for a handful of magic beans.  Those magical beans have proven pretty valuable in recent history. Travis d’Arnaud has had an unfortunate...
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Maybe Sandy Alderson is a baseball revolutionary after all

Take the worst-hitting team in the league, add two fringe players and a prospect generally considered to be not ready, and in their first game together the Mets score 15 runs. Pretty good initial return to baseball activities from Sandy Alderson!I was away all weekend and did not get to see any of Saturday's or Sunday's games. These days, you can keep checking the score on your phone...
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Does Zack Wheeler for Justin Upton make sense?

Sandy Alderson finally made a trade and acquired two veteran hitters in Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe. The Mets were in need of some offensive pieces, and got two of them from their division rivals. As we continue to approach the trade deadline, Alderson said that he is still pursuing big moves to upgrade the offense. One player that has been linked to the Mets is Justin Upton of...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets get player most similar to Ben Zobrist

Sandy Alderson has resumed baseball activities! Three good moves in one day: Acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson for fringe prospects, promoting Michael Conforto and designating John Mayberry Jr. That won't win the pennant, but things certainly look more hopeful than a day ago.I haven't understood the obsession the hitting-starved Mets seem to have with Ben Zobrist, whose days...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ series loss pushes trade urgency to the forefront

With the July 31 trade deadline eight days away, the clock is about to strike midnight for Sandy Alderson to make a trade to supplement the Mets’ offense. The Mets’ loss against the Washington Nationals this afternoon leaves Alderson’s club trailing the Nationals by three games in the National League East. Despite an MLB second-to-worst .660 OPS, the team has won eight-of-thirteen...
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Alderson Could Promote Conforto Thursday In A Move To Appease Fans

Let me just update this with the latest on Michael Conforto. According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Sandy Alderson is close to appeasing disgruntled fans and promoting the team’s top hitting prospect. Martino says the Mets have heard the cries and have become increasingly open to the idea of promoting Conforto. He has […]
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sandy Alderson’s first-round picks finally starting to perform for Mets

While the Mets have struggled to have their players cross home plate in the major leagues (and likely will for the rest of the season), Mets fans will likely do what they’ve been doing for the past 3-4 years – look at the progression of minor leaguers. Sandy Alderson has been criticized for not drafting a single pitcher on the Mets future rotation (Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Alderson’s Conundrum vs Fans’ Expectations

With the trade deadline fast approaching let’s talk about our options. Let’s talk about our needs. Let’s talk about availability. Let’s get all of these things out of the way so we can better understand what Sandy Alderson and the Mets are up against. I’m pretty certain that everyone knows what the main problem is […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Five historic trades Sandy Alderson wouldn’t have done

It’s been a roller coaster ride of a first half. Despite numerous injuries, offensive woes and many head-scratching moments, the New York Mets are still very much alive for October baseball. It has been well documented, however, that if they would like to get to that point, they need to make some moves to help the current roster. With the trade deadline two weeks away, Mets General...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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