Archive for December, 2012

Heyman: Giants Re-Sign Angel Pagan

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Heyman: Giants Re-Sign Angel Pagan

  Jon Heyman os CBS Sports is now reporting that the deal between the Giants and Pagan is finalized pending a physical. Heyman reports that the deal is for four years, and Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports says the deal is worth $40 million. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reporting that the defending champion San […]

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Winter Meetings Update: Red Sox Land Napoli, Surgery For Arod, Dodger Want Greinke, Latest On Dickey

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Winter Meetings Update: Red Sox Land Napoli, Surgery For Arod, Dodger Want Greinke, Latest On Dickey

Jon Heyman, Ken Rosenthal, Joel Sherman and Jon Paul Morosi have all been giving updates as a reporters on MLB Network which is live at the Winter Meetings. Here is his most recent rumor mill report. The Boston Red Sox made the first splash of the Winter Meetings agreeing to a three-year deal worth $39 […]

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Pelfrey And Nationals A Fit?

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Pelfrey And Nationals A Fit?

ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick tweets that the Washington Nationals and Mets former starter Mike Pelfrey might be a good fit. Wow, talk about a weird turn of events. The Nats are in the market for starting pitching since they have let John Lannan and Edwin Jackson both walk. They have been linked to starters Zack Greinke and James […]

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MMO Monday Musings

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MMO Monday Musings

The Wright Amount When Evan Longoria inked his contract extension last week, many thought that the new money of six years and one hundred million dollars set the market for David Wright’s extension. Longoria’s obviously more talented and younger. So based on that, Wright at most should get the same extension, right? Wrong. Longoria set […]

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Mets Underwhelmed By Trade Offers For Dickey

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Mets Underwhelmed By Trade Offers For Dickey

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, the Mets continue to feel underwhelmed by trade offers for R.A. Dickey at the Winter Meetings. He adds that the Mets remain undecided about whether to sign or trade him, according to ‘people involved.’ This is no big surprise. As I stated a couple of days ago, all […]

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Winter Meetings Update: Tigers In On Hairston, Izzy Wants To Return, Nats Targeting Grienke

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Winter Meetings Update: Tigers In On Hairston, Izzy Wants To Return, Nats Targeting Grienke

The San Diego Padres were closing in Monday on a one-year contract with free-agent starter Jason Marquis, according to a baseball official with knowledge of the negotiations, writes ESPN’s Jayson Stark.. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Jason Isringhausen has decided he wants to come back and pitch again. 3 teams already interested. Izzy, now 40, made […]

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Rebuild Of The New York Mets Will Begin This Week

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Rebuild Of The New York Mets Will Begin This Week

It has been a long time coming, but its realistic to think this could be the week the Mets finally turn the corner.  Since arriving in Queens following the completion of the 2010 season, Sandy Alderson has done little more than cut the fat.  Crippled by the bloated contracts issued by his predecessor, Omar Minaya, […]

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MMO Roundtable: Weighing In On The Wright Deal

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MMO Roundtable: Weighing In On The Wright Deal

David Wright is a Met for life after agreeing to an eight year, $138 million dollar contract. He’ll be collecting on that deal through his age 37 season. Thoughts? Ed Leyro – Mike Piazza and Carlos Beltran were the last two everyday players to sign seven-year deals that took them into their mid-thirties.  Piazza’s last […]

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Wright Expected At Winter Meetings For Press Conference

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Wright Expected At Winter Meetings For Press Conference

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin reports that David Wright is expected to make an appearance at the winter meetings for a press conference to formally announce his contract extension with the Mets, according to a major league source. Mets COO Jeff Wilpon is also expected to be on hand for the announcement. Wright is due to undergo […]

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Alderson Discusses Dickey Situation And Mets Strategy In Nashville

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Alderson Discusses Dickey Situation And Mets Strategy In Nashville

Tonight at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters and confirmed that he met with R.A. Dickey for ten minutes today, but that it was purely social. Alderson said he will not negotiate a new deal without Dickey’s agent present. “I don’t negotiate directly with R.A. That would not be professional under […]

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