Archive for November, 2012

Carlos Ruiz Suspended 25 Games

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
Carlos Ruiz Suspended 25 Games

Major League Baseball announced via Twitter this afternoon that Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been suspended 25 games after testing positive for an Amphetamine. The 33 year-old Ruiz had the best season of his career this year, hitting .325 with a career-high 16 home runs and 68 RBI. Ruiz had never, before this year, had […]

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David Wright Calls Reports Inaccurate

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Calls Reports Inaccurate

Updated Post 7:30 PM According to MLBTR, David Wright is calling all of today’s reports inaccurate: Mets third baseman David Wright offered commentary on the slew of reports from earlier today regarding his rumored contract negotiations, telling MLBTR, ”I have said from Day 1 that I want to play my entire career with the New York Mets. I remain hopeful […]

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Pelfrey Says If Season Started January, He’d Be Able To Throw 100 Pitches

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey Says If Season Started January, He’d Be Able To Throw 100 Pitches

Updated Post 11/27 Mike Pelfrey told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that he expects to be ready to pitch by Opening Day. “If the season started January 15, I would be able to go out and throw 100 pitches,” Pelfrey told Rubin. Pelfrey underwent Tommy John Surgery on May 1st to repair ligaments in his right elbow. […]

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Mets Offer Wright 7 Year Deal Between $125-$150 Million?

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Offer Wright 7 Year Deal Between $125-$150 Million?

Updated Post 3:30 PM Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is now reporting that a source has revealed to him that the Mets counteroffer to David Wright is for seven years and between $125M and $150M. If Mets are indeed offering Wright such a deal, Rosenthal adds, it seems unlikely he would reject it unless he wanted to […]

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Meanwhile In The Dickey Camp…

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
Meanwhile In The Dickey Camp…

R.A. Dickey told reporters this morning that he is surprised by how slow negotiations have gone on a contract extension, and expressed disappointment with the slow pace. He is no longer sure they’re far enough along to determine if talks are going in the right direction. Dickey said the Mets have made a formal offer and he […]

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MMO Mailbag: GCL Team Returns For 2013 – Why’d They Leave?

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: GCL Team Returns For 2013 – Why’d They Leave?

JetsMets13 asks: I read that the Mets will be re-opening their Gulf Coast affiliate for the 2013 season. I was wondering why they would do that after shutting down operations for only one year. The more I thought about it I wondered if closing that affiliate is why they were unable to sign half of […]

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Mets Fans Suffering From Bargain Bin Boredom

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments

As winter creeps onto the landscape and the offseason crawls along, its becoming apparent that the sweeping changes that were promised by Mets GM, Sandy Alderson, are likely to be held off another year.  Instead of renovating the roster to resemble that of a organization poised for a resurgence, the Mets remain in a holding […]

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Mets Acquire Infielder Brandon Hicks From Oakland For Cash

An article by posted on November 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Infielder Brandon Hicks From Oakland For Cash

The Mets announced that they have acquired infielder Brandon Hicks from the Oakland A’s for cash considerations. Hicks, 27, hit .172 with three home runs and seven RBI in 64 at-bats over 22 games with the A’s last season. He also batted .244 with 18 homers and 61 RBIs in 328 at-bats with Triple-A Sacramento. […]

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Mets Sign Tim Byrdak To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on November 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Tim Byrdak To Minor League Deal

As reported by Adam Rubin Of ESPN NY, Tim Byrdak will be signing a minor-league deal with the Mets for 2013 While a bit of an odd move considering Byrdak just had surgery on a torn anterior capsule and the recovery time is over a year, the Mets may just be looking to add some […]

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Longoria Deal Sets The Bar For Wright

An article by posted on November 26, 2012 0 Comments
Longoria Deal Sets The Bar For Wright

Whatever you hear about what David Wright might be asking or the Mets might be offering, just understand the bar has been set by his contemporaries Evan Longoria and Ryan Zimmerman, Both are close to Wright in terms of age and production. Just not salary. The Tampa Bay Rays, long known as a team with […]

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Can Yankees Deal With News Corp, Bring Good Tidings To Mets Fans?

An article by posted on November 26, 2012 0 Comments
Can Yankees Deal With News Corp, Bring Good Tidings To Mets Fans?

They say it takes money to make money, and nobody does that better than the New York Yankees. Those suits running the Bronx Bombers and the YES Network are always on the move  - looking to make more money and win more championships. They have one of the best brands in all of sports, but […]

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