Archive for December, 2012

Jason Bay Signs With Mariners

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Jason Bay Signs With Mariners

The Mariners have agreed to terms with free-agent outfielder Jason Bay on a major-league contract and are close to finalizing, reports CBS Sports’s Jon Heyman. The deal is for one year and is expected to be worth less than $1MM, according to Greg Johns of MLB.com. Bay was released early last month by the Mets with $21 million remaining on his contract. […]

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Quotes From David Wright’s Press Conference

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Quotes From David Wright’s Press Conference

“I knew this was where I wanted to be. It made the decision pretty easy. I think that my friends and family knew that putting this uniform on was important to me, start to finish.” “I never wanted to put a doubt in anyone’s mind that this is where I wanted to be. I never […]

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Jeff Wilpon Says Dickey And Mets Far Apart On Dollars

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Jeff Wilpon Says Dickey And Mets Far Apart On Dollars

Updated Post 1:00 PM Jeff Wilpon told reporters today that R.A. Dickey and the Mets are still far apart on the overall value of a possible contract extension, and it’s possible they could go into next season with no new agreement. Dickey later told ESPN.com that he is hopeful a new deal can be worked out, but […]

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Is Mets Financial Situation Better Than What’s Been Reported?

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Is Mets Financial Situation Better Than What’s Been Reported?

Does the $138 million dollar Wright contract change your opinion on the Mets financial situation? Is it a sign that things are better than what is being reported? Ed Leyro – Things might be better, but until I see the Mets sign a big-time free agent instead of giving their money to players who were already […]

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The Age Factor: Reason Mets Are Reluctant To Sign Dickey, Is Why Teams Are Reluctant To Trade For Him

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The Age Factor: Reason Mets Are Reluctant To Sign Dickey, Is Why Teams Are Reluctant To Trade For Him

If GM Sandy Alderson spent as much energy trying to sign R. A. Dickey as he has trying to trade him, the contract would be done by now. Alderson told reporters in Nashville he’s seeking a “difference maker,” for Dickey, which means a power-hitting outfielder, preferably from the right side. A difference maker, by definition, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Letter To The New York Mets

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MMO Fan Shot: A Letter To The New York Mets

The year was 2000, and the Mets had just lost to the Yankees. Being 20 and in college, I was surrounded by Yankees fans that were giving me the business. I was left with only one reply, “wait until next year!, we will sign A-Rod and take this town over!”. Then the rumblings began about […]

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Mets Not Looking Into Pestano, Red Sox Might Be Moving Ellsbury

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Mets Not Looking Into Pestano, Red Sox Might Be Moving Ellsbury

As the second day of the Winter Meetings in Nashville comes to a close, here are a few updates that might be of interest to you all… Buster Olney tweets that the Red Sox might be looking to move Jacoby Ellsbury for pitching now. This is likely surfacing because the Red Sox signed Shane Victorino. […]

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Mets Won’t Give Hairston More Than A Two Year Deal

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Mets Won’t Give Hairston More Than A Two Year Deal

Amid all the Wright hoopla, there was some buzz surrounding the Mets and free agent Scott Hairston in Nashville today. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that the Mets don’t want to offer Hairston more than a two-year contract. Additionally, Mike Puma of the New York Post adds that if the Mets do come to […]

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Mets Officialy Announce New Wright Contract

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Mets Officialy Announce New Wright Contract

The New York Mets today announced that they have agreed to terms with David Wright on a new contract through 2020.  Wright will be in Nashville, Tenn. at Baseball’s Winter Meetings for an 11:00 a.m. (CST) press conference tomorrow which will be carried live on SNY and Mets.com. “I’d like to thank Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz and […]

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Mets Looked Into Parra, Reynolds, And Lannan

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Mets Looked Into Parra, Reynolds, And Lannan

Here are a few tweets you might have missed in the wild ride that the second day of the Winter Meetings… According to Joel Sherman, the Mets looked into John Lannan – apparently as insurance to fill out their rotation if they trade RA Dickey. Lannan was recently non-tendered by the Nationals, where he has […]

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Myers For Dickey Trade Unlikely

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Myers For Dickey Trade Unlikely

Updated 7:00 PM Bob Dutton of the Royals Report believes that the Royals will NOT part with Myers for Dickey. This does not close the door on acquiring Wil Myers through another trade offer, however. #Royals say talks with #Mets for knuckleballer R.A. Dickey are dead if the price is OF Wil Myers. — Bob […]

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