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Risk Assessment

The Sports Daily > Metstradamus Blog Risk Assessment The Mets signing Adrian Gonzalez is New York City putting bicycle lanes on Queens Boulevard. They both think they’re doing something wonderful. But they’re solving problens that don’t exist. Bike lanes and Adrian Gonzalez are unnecessary and potentially fraught with risk. That’s right, you “low-risk, high-reward” zombies. There’s risk here. Queens Boulevard is a four lane thoroughfare. parking spots were put on either side of the outer lanes to slow down traffic so that people wouldn’t die. Now, bike lanes have been put on the inner portions of the service lanes. It means that...

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What Alternate Universe Am I In?

The Sports Daily > Metstradamus Blog What Alternate Universe Am I In? I’m not in the habit of making entire blog posts out of tweets sent at 9:09 at night, especially when this has already been one of those rumors that flew around irresponsibly. But after the Mets have gotten Jay Bruce and added to their glut of corner outfielders/first basemen, the Mets are still poking around and trying to bring in Adrian Gonzalez for some reason. The New York #Mets are in serious discussions to sign free agent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. #Dodgers — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) January 14,...

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The Band Will Not Be Back Together

The Sports Daily > Metstradamus Blog The Band Will Not Be Back Together If the Mets were collecting 2017 players for their 2018 run, their collection will just have to remain incomplete. Addison Reed has reportedly signed with the Minnesota Twins for two years at $17 million. (Somehow, Reed’s signing will be turned into a buddy cop movie called “Chasing Bartolo.) It’s a good move for the Twins as Fernando Rodney is their closer. If Fernando Rodney was your closer, you would go get yourself a good eighth inning guy who can close as well. If you’re a Mets fan,...

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Allow Him To Re-Introduce Himself …

The Sports Daily > Metstradamus Blog Allow Him To Re-Introduce Himself … Jay is back. [embedded content] Jay Bruce brings back Public Service Announcement, and he also brings back 30 HR’s and 90 RBI as he signed a three year deal to return to the New York Mets. To say I was shocked was an understatement. We were practically told that the Mets had ten million to spend on ten million holes on the team, they were going to make everyone take pay cuts, and sign Asher Willig to a minor league deal before batting him behind Travis d’Arnaud for...

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