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Problem Child: Valdespin Suspended For Insubordination

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Problem Child: Valdespin Suspended For Insubordination

Jordany Valdespin had a two-week absence from playing for his winter-ball club in the Dominican Republic because of a team-imposed suspension for insubordination, two sources told ESPN New York. The discipline issue was comparable to the maturity problems the Mets have experienced with Valdespin over the years, one source said. Adam Rubin adds that it’s not […]

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Heyman: Giants Re-Sign Angel Pagan

An article by posted on December 3, 2012 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on December 3, 2012 0 Comments
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?

An article by posted on December 3, 2012 0 Comments
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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Rebuild Of The New York Mets Will Begin This Week

An article by posted on December 3, 2012 0 Comments
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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Wright’s Deal Looks Great For Both Sides…

An article by posted on December 1, 2012 0 Comments
Wright’s Deal Looks Great For Both Sides…

I am very happy that David Wright will be a New York Met for the rest of his playing days. For a while I was quite skeptical that a deal would materialize, considering all the inaccuracies and inconsistencies that were being reported by sources. But the two sides worked diligently through the night until the wee hours of […]

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Winter Meetings Preview: What to Expect (with *Some* Bold Predictions)

An article by posted on December 1, 2012 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Preview: What to Expect (with *Some* Bold Predictions)

On Monday all 30 GMs, along with a handful of players, agents, and other baseball folks, will all come together in R.A. Dickey’s hometown of Nashville, TN for the Winter Meetings. Personally, this is one of my favorite weeks in all of baseball. This is when the Hot Stove really gets cooking, so all you crabby Mets […]

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Wright Gets His Second Generation Contract… So What’s Changed?

An article by posted on November 30, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Gets His Second Generation Contract… So What’s Changed?

Let me begin by saying that for the last nine years, David Wright has not had a bigger defender than me. He’s the best all-around position player ever to come through the Mets system and his impact on this franchise cannot be overstated. Already a holder of more than a dozen Mets franchise records, Wright […]

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While You Were Sleeping: Mets Sign Wright!

An article by posted on November 30, 2012 0 Comments
While You Were Sleeping: Mets Sign Wright!

WFAN broke the news first, not a whole host of media outlets are now reporting that the New York Mets and David Wright have agreed to a seven year contract extension worth $122 million. When combined with the $16 million he is set to make this season, this becomes the most lucrative deal in team […]

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Nationals Acquire Denard Span

An article by posted on November 29, 2012 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire Denard Span

The Washington Nationals have made quick work of their pursuit for a center fielder, as they have acquired Denard Span from the Twins for minor league pitcher Alex Meyer. Earlier today MLBTradeRumors.com reported that in a recent interview Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo discussed the clubs desire to move young phenom Bryce Harper to one […]

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