Archive for November, 2012

Marlins Sign Outfielder Juan Pierre

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Marlins Sign Outfielder Juan Pierre

According to multiple sources, Juan Pierre has agreed to a one-year, $1.6 million contract. The 35-year-old outfielder will be making his second stint with the organization, offering veteran leadership, a tremendous work ethic and speed. Pierre appeared in 130 games with the Phillies in 2012, batting .307 with 37 stolen bases. Entering his 14th big […]

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Sunday Morning Grind: The Future Has Arrived

An article by posted on November 18, 2012 0 Comments
Sunday Morning Grind: The Future Has Arrived

The Mets are on a mission to upgrade their catching position and somehow figure out their outfield configuration before the ump cries “Play Ball” on Opening Day. Offensively, the Mets ranked the worst in MLB at both positions. Defensively, I’m not sure, but suffice it to say it was pretty awful. On that note, scratch […]

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Son Of Bernie Madoff’s Accountant Commits Suicide

An article by posted on November 18, 2012 0 Comments
Son Of Bernie Madoff’s Accountant Commits Suicide

The son of Bernard Madoff’s longtime accountant, Dave Friehling, has committed suicide in central Ohio, authorities have reported. Jeremy Friehling, 23, was found dead at his apartment of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday in Columbus, where he was a second-year student at Ohio State’s medical school, police there said. He himself pleaded guilty to securities […]

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Alderson Draws A Line In The Sand

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Draws A Line In The Sand

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Sandy Alderson is not necessarily seeking a resolution to either David Wright’s or R.A. Rickey’s contract situation right now, but would like some clarity after Thanksgiving but before the Winter Meetings. “At some point we need resolution on these discussions to be able to move on. But that time is not […]

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Mets Made Dickey A Two Year Offer

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Made Dickey A Two Year Offer

Updated 6:20 PM  Major League sources tell Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports that the Mets plan to offer R.A. Dickey a two-year contract extension… The New York Mets could be on the verge of a breakthrough in their negotiations with National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey. Or, maybe not. The Mets plan to offer Dickey a […]

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Marlins Lied To Reyes

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins Lied To Reyes

Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com is now reporting that the Miami Marlins made verbal promises to Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle that they would not be traded. They were apparently told that they were players to be counted on and not to worry about being dealt. The promises made were only verbal, as Miami has a club […]

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What Will Mets Do With Wright and Dickey?

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
What Will Mets Do With Wright and Dickey?

I used to love checking out those polls they frequently conduct at MetsBlog and always enjoyed reading the results. But in the last two years, the majority vote seems to mirror the same opinions of the MetsBlog team. I find their poll results being too predictable now, and I think it’s because readers have more choices […]

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Wheeler Will Be Up Before All Star Break

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Wheeler Will Be Up Before All Star Break

A Mets person suggested to David Lennon of Newsday that top prospect Zack Wheeler will be in the Mets rotation before the All Star break. Certainly good news, and now it’s up to Zack Wheeler to make it happen. When he was last seen in Triple-A Buffalo, Wheeler made only six starts and went 2-2 with […]

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Melky Cabrera Signs With Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Melky Cabrera Signs With Blue Jays

Free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera has inked a two year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNdeportes.com. The deal is reportedly worth $16 million and is currently pending a physical. Melky was having a career year leading the National League batting .346 for the San Francisco Giants, before coming up positive for elevated levels […]

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Mets Sign Brian Bixler To Minor League Contract

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Brian Bixler To Minor League Contract

  The Mets have signed 30 year old IF/OF Brian Bixler to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. The Mets made the announcement via Twitter. Bixler hit .193 in 88 at-bats for the Houston Astros in 2012. He has a career batting average of .189, with 3 HR, and 14 RBI in […]

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