Archive for July, 2014

Trade Deadline Wrap-up: Mets Stand Pat, Sandy Speaks, 37 Players Switched Uniforms

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Trade Deadline Wrap-up: Mets Stand Pat, Sandy Speaks, 37 Players Switched Uniforms

Sandy Alderson  addressed the Mets’ lack of activity at the trade deadline with beat writers after the deadline passed. The Mets’ GM said he did have conversations about “significant” players in both a “buyers and sellers” sense. The bottom line for Alderson is that he was not ready to subtract players from the active MLB roster, […]

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Teams Were Unwilling To Meet Mets’ Asking Price On Colon

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Teams Were Unwilling To Meet Mets’ Asking Price On Colon

The trade deadline is over and Bartolo Colon will make his next scheduled start. Joel Sherman of the New York Post said there were teams that were interested, but not at Sandy Alderson’s asking price. Sherman expects the Mets to try and move Colon in the offseason. Teams were also reluctant to take on Colon because […]

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Yankees Acquire Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

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Yankees Acquire Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

Update 4:16: The Yankees have also acquired Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. Prado is batting .270/.317/.370 with five homers this season. Original Post: The Yankees have acquired Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew, according to Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com. Drew, 31, signed a one-year deal with the Red Sox in […]

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From Left Field: Mets Should Look To Red Sox As Trade Partners In Offseason

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From Left Field: Mets Should Look To Red Sox As Trade Partners In Offseason

So another July 31 trade deadline has passed, and while the Mets maybe weren’t so active right now, some of the deals that occurred could actually affect the Amazin’s this offseason. The Boston Red Sox completely overhauled their pitching staff by trading Jon Lester and John Lackey, as well as Felix Doubront and Andrew Miller. […]

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Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

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Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer announced via Twitter that the Nationals have acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the Indians for infielder Zach Walters. The Nationals were in the market for a middle infielder and had reportedly expressed interest in the Mets Daniel Murphy.  

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Opinion: Syndergaard Should Be The One We Ultimately Deal

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Opinion: Syndergaard Should Be The One We Ultimately Deal

Here are three names that Mets fans know all too well. Bill Pulsipher, Jason Isringhausen and Paul Wilson. Better known as Generation K, these three pitchers were supposed to usher in a new era of Mets baseball in the mid ’90s. The three pitchers would turn out to be busts of the highest caliber and outside […]

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Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

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Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

Update 4:45 PM Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is tweeting that the Rays have acquired pitcher Drew Smyly and shortstop Willy Adames from the Tigers and shortstop/second basemen Nick Franklin from Seattle in the three-way mega deal. Center fielder Austin Jackson goes to the Mariners from Detroit. 4:01 PM The Tigers saw the A’s trade for Lester and raised all-in, dealing […]

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Giants and Nationals Have Expressed Interest In Murphy

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Giants and Nationals Have Expressed Interest In Murphy

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Washington Nationals have expressed interest in Daniel Murphy, but he calls the likelihood of any deal a longshot. SiriusXM host and former GM Jim Duquette also had a source tell him that the Giants are still very interested in acquiring Murphy. In all likelihood, Murphy isn;t going anywhere. Sandy Alderson […]

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Oakland Deals Cespedes, Acquire Lester and Gomes from Red Sox

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Oakland Deals Cespedes, Acquire Lester and Gomes from Red Sox

The Oakland A’s have acquired starting pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes for young Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes according to Alex Speier of Red Sox Beat. The Red Sox are sending under $1 million to the A’s in the deal according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.  It is worth noting that both teams filled major […]

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Conforto Shines, Cyclones Win 5th Straight Under Watchful Eye of Alderson, DePodesta

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Conforto Shines, Cyclones Win 5th Straight Under Watchful Eye of Alderson, DePodesta

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The Brooklyn Cyclones welcomed a few special visitors Wednesday night at MCU Park in Coney Island: Mets general manager Sandy Alderson and vice president of player development and scouting Paul DePodesta. And it’s no secret whom they likely were there to see: first-round draft pick Michael Conforto. Conforto once again had a […]

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