Archive for November, 2012

No So Fast, Selig Places Marlins and Jays Trade Under Review

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No So Fast, Selig Places Marlins and Jays Trade Under Review

Updated 11/15 1:00 PM According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, due to the outcry from Miami Marlins fans, Bud Selig is placing the blockbuster deal with the Blue Jays under review. Shocking, but good to see somebody will look into Loria’s shenanigans in South Beach. Updated 11/13 8:28 PM The Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays have completed a 10 player […]

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Do The Mets Have What It Takes To Get Justin Upton?

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Do The Mets Have What It Takes To Get Justin Upton?

In the wake of Tuesday’s blockbuster deal between the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays, I think it is only fair that the Mets make a blockbuster trade of their own. Justin Upton is still available, and despite the lack of rumors linking the Mets and D’backs in trade discussions, my hope is that GM Sandy Alderson […]

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Braves Sign Catcher Gerald Laird To Reported 2-Year Deal

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Braves Sign Catcher Gerald Laird To Reported 2-Year Deal

The Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement with catcher Gerald Laird, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The deal is reportedly for two years according to Jon Heyman. Financial terms have yet to be disclosed. Laird, 33, hit .282/.337/.374 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 191 plate appearances with the Tigers last season. After […]

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From Left Field: Only 3 Teams Have Traded A Reigning Cy Young Winner

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From Left Field: Only 3 Teams Have Traded A Reigning Cy Young Winner

  Now that it’s official that R.A. Dickey has won the NL Cy Young, hopefully the trade talks surrounding him begin to subside. It’s sad that the Mets are in such a financial bind that they can’t find the money to lock up a Cy Young award winner to a contract extension. Sure, the arguments […]

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Dickey Wins, Wants To Stay… Now Keep Him.

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Dickey Wins, Wants To Stay… Now Keep Him.

THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING R.A. DICKEY R.A. Dickey won the Cy Young Award last night, and emphatically reiterated his desire to remain with the Mets. That’s a good sign, and I have the feeling Dickey won’t hold out for the last dollar. He realizes the Mets gave him what probably was his last opportunity and […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: RHP Erik Goeddel

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MMO Prospect Pulse: RHP Erik Goeddel

Would you believe there is a 24th round pick in the Mets organization that you should care about? Believe it. Meet Erik Goeddel. At 6’3” and 185 lbs, Erik Goeddel was drafted in the 24th round of the 2010 MLB draft, and the Mets paid over-slot for this kid by far. He ended up getting […]

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Torii Hunter Agrees to Two Year, $26 Million Deal With Tigers

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Torii Hunter Agrees to Two Year, $26 Million Deal With Tigers

Free agent outfielder Torii Hunter agreed Wednesday to a two-year, $26-million contract with the defending American League champion Detroit Tigers. The deal is expected to be announced after he takes a physical examination Friday. Hunter, 37, batted a career-high .313 last season. He hit .350 after the All-Star break, leading the Angels’ spirited but futile bid for a playoff […]

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MMO Mailbag: Trading For Arencibia Or d’Arnaud?

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MMO Mailbag: Trading For Arencibia Or d’Arnaud?

Lisa Pernice asks: Now that Toronto got Buck, you think that we should try to get either d’Arnaud or Arencibia? If they didn’t have a logjam before, it looks like they have one now. What would the cost be? Ramon asks: Now that the Blue Jays acquired John Buck from the Marlins, do you think […]

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Mets Holiday Ticket Sale Starts Monday!

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Mets Holiday Ticket Sale Starts Monday!

The New York Mets today announced the Mets Holiday Ticket Sale – featuring a limited number of single-game tickets and four-game Holiday Packs – starting this Monday, November 19 at 10:00 a.m. at Mets.com and (718) 507-TIXX. Single-game tickets for most April and May games start at $12 and will only be available through December […]

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It’s Dickey! Mets Knuckleballer Wins Cy Young!

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It’s Dickey! Mets Knuckleballer Wins Cy Young!

Congratulations to R.A. Dickey who was just named the winner on the 2012 Cy Young Award! Dickey received 27 of 32 first place votes from the Baseball Writers Association of America. Dickey now joins Tom Seaver (1969, 1973, 1975) and Dwight Gooden (1985) as the only Mets ever to have won the award. TOM SEAVER […]

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Mets On Dickey’s Cy Young Win, Knuckleballer Wants To Retire A Met

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Mets On Dickey’s Cy Young Win, Knuckleballer Wants To Retire A Met

New York Mets righthanded pitcher R.A. Dickey tonight was named the 2012 National League Cy Young Award recipient by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA). Dickey, who received 209 points, including 27 first place votes, joins Tom Seaver (1969, 1973 and 1975) and Dwight Gooden (1985) as the only pitchers in team history to earn the […]

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