Archive for January, 2013

Mariners Acquire Mike Morse In Three-Team Deal, Phils Ink Two To Minor League Deals

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Mariners Acquire Mike Morse In Three-Team Deal, Phils Ink Two To Minor League Deals

The Seattle Mariners have acquired Michael Morse from the Washington Nationals in a three-team deal that included the Oakland Athletics. The breakdown of the deal is as follows… Mariners receive: Michael Morse, 1B/OF Athletics receive: John Jaso, C Nationals receive: AJ Cole, RHP / Blake Treinen, RHP / PTBNL from Oakland Something to point out, […]

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Daniel Murphy Likes Mets Offseason Moves, Wright Extension, Dickey Trade, Cowgill

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Daniel Murphy Likes Mets Offseason Moves, Wright Extension, Dickey Trade, Cowgill

Adam Rubin caught up with Daniel Murphy who is very upbeat about the Mets’ offseason. Murphy says we extended the best third baseman in the majors in David Wright, has heard great things about Collin Cowgill and has no problem with not adding any major league free agents. Asked specifically about parting with Dickey, Murphy […]

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Short Shots: Mets Wiggling Back In, Best Bullpen: Braves Or Nationals?

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Short Shots: Mets Wiggling Back In, Best Bullpen: Braves Or Nationals?

The more I keep saying that there’s no chance in hell that the Mets will trade for Justin Upton or Giancarlo Stanton, the more I keep reading stuff like this: However, if you’re a Mets fan who wants Upton (or Jason Kubel) now, root for Michael Bourn to a take a one-year deal with the […]

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Sound The Alarms, Banner Day Is Now Banner Night!

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Sound The Alarms, Banner Day Is Now Banner Night!

So yesterday ESPN released their Sunday Night Baseball schedule for the first half of the 2013 season, and as it turns out the Mets will have one nationally televised game against the Braves on Sunday, May 26 at Citi Field. No big deal, right? WRONG! That Sunday also happens to be BANNER DAY! Quick, sound the alarms, alert […]

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Could Coco Crisp Solve Mets Center Field Problem?

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Could Coco Crisp Solve Mets Center Field Problem?

As the Mets continue to ponder their outfield situation, one thing is apparent: they still need a right-handed bat. The free agency pool is starting to dry up as the offseason rolls into mid-January. The Mets are still talking to Scott Hairston, but have made it clear they are still searching for a “bigger name.” […]

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Mets Balked At $8 Million, Two Years For Hairston

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Mets Balked At $8 Million, Two Years For Hairston

Updated on Jan. 15 by Joe D. Some interesting tidbits from Jon Heyman tonight regarding our boy Scott Hairston… Heyman tweeted that the Mets balked when Hairston asked them for $8 million over two years. That must have turned Sandy ten different shades of purple. It’s a significant raise for Hairston who has never made […]

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Nats Bolster Bullpen, Sign Rafael Soriano

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Nats Bolster Bullpen, Sign Rafael Soriano

Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that free agent reliever Rafael Soriano has agreed to a two-year, $28 million contract with the Washington Nationals. As a result of the signing, the Nationals will have to surrender the team’s first round pick in the 2013 amateur draft, while the Yankees will receive a compensatory pick sandwiched between the first and […]

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D’Backs Want Wheeler, Mets Don’t Match Up In Upton Deal

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D’Backs Want Wheeler, Mets Don’t Match Up In Upton Deal

Updated by Joe D. on 1/15 at 1:30 PM According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the New York Mets and Arizona Diamondbacks are not a good match for a Justin Upton deal. D’Backs GM Kevin Towers is insisting that he will not lower his trade request for Upton since the deal with the Seattle Mariners evaporated last […]

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The Return Of Perpetual Pedro?

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For years, the name Pedro Feliciano was a fixture in an otherwise hectic Mets bullpen. His ability to get lefties out was always a plus, and reliability upon him was key. Then following the 2010 season, Sandy Alderson let the then-longest tenured Met on the roster go across town to the rival New York Yankees. A […]

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Is Valdespin Out Of The Mets’ Team Picture?

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Is Valdespin Out Of The Mets’ Team Picture?

JetsMets13 asks… What has happened to Jordany Valdespin’s stock in the organization? I keep hearing about Duda, Nieuwenhuis and Baxter with hardly ever a mention of ‘Spin. I thought he flashed some nice power in limited playing time, and when they handed him an outfielder’s glove he adapted very quickly. What gives? Joe D. replies… […]

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