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Boof, There It Is…

An article by posted on December 8, 2010 0 Comments
Boof, There It Is…

According to Newsday’s Ken Davidoff via Twitter, the Mets signed pitcher Boof Bonser to a minor league contract. The 29-year-old right-hander pitched  25 innings between the A’s and Red Sox last season and posted a 6.12 ERA. The A’s outrighted Bonser who refused the assignment, and elected to become a free agent Bonser missed the entire 2009 season rehabbing from shoulder surgery […]

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Madoff Trustee Sues Mets Owners

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

The trustee seeking assets for victims of Bernard L. Madoff’s huge fraud on Tuesday sued the Wilpon family, the owners of the New York Mets, which had invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the global Ponzi scheme. Sterling Equities, the Wilpon-controlled company that owns the Mets, was named as a defendant in the case […]

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Signings Are A Start for Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson came into the Winter Meetings having said that he will come out of the Winer Meetings with players.  Not big-splash, franchise players but just players to help fill the Mets roster.  He did just that today.  As my colleagues Hojo’s Mojo, and Craig Lerner reported earlier, The Mets signed catcher Ronny Paulino to a […]

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Mets Sign D.J. Carrasco To 2-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Sign D.J. Carrasco To 2-Year Deal

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and free-agent, right-handed reliever D.J. Carrasco have agreed to a two-year deal, Carrasco, was 3-2 with a 3.68 ERA and .239 batting average against last season for Pittsburgh and Arizona. He held right-handed hitters to a .228 batting average, while left-handed batters hit .260 against him.   Carrasco, 34 in April, […]

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Russell Martin To Mets Rumors Much Ado About Nothing

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

With an anxious fan base craving any kind of moves from the Mets, and a bevy of journalists and writers willing to give them some hope, even if nobody really believes anything is going to happen, the rumors keep pouring in. The More Sandy Alderson goes in front of a camera and says don’t expect much if […]

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Mets Have Some Interesting Stories To Follow In 2011

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

As we know the Mets don’t have much money to spend this off season.  Whether it’s only five million dollars or a little more Alderson is allowed to spend there will not be any top free agent signings this year.  No Cliff Lee or Carl Crawford next season. With signing 2nd or possibly 3rd tier […]

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Mets Looking at Moises Alou for Coaching Staff Position

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Looking at Moises Alou for Coaching Staff Position

Update 12/9/10: According to Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog, Moises Alou declined the Mets offer to join their coaching staff. Update 12/8/10:  According to Adam Rubin, despite what Kevin Burkhardt said, a team source told him that the Mets are not considering Moises Alou for the 1B coaching position.  I guess i was partially on the […]

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IMO: Winter Meetings 2010

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson has guaranteed the Mets will come back from the 2010 Winter Meetings with new players. He is quoted as saying: “I can guarantee you we’ll come back with some new players, I can’t guarantee you how high-profile they will be or how many. If nothing else, we’ll pick in the Rule 5 Draft […]

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Jason Bay Deal Is A Steal Compared To What Werth Got

An article by posted on December 6, 2010 0 Comments
Jason Bay Deal Is A Steal Compared To What Werth Got

Last night, when I first heard about the seven-year, $126 million deal that Jayson Werth signed with the Nationals, it was so hard to digest the news because it seemed so unbelievable to me. Somehow, somebody just reported some bad information and the news spread like wildfire, I thought. What could Mike Rizzo and the Nationals […]

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Alderson Shocked By What Nationals Gave Jayson Werth

An article by posted on December 5, 2010 0 Comments
Alderson Shocked By What Nationals Gave Jayson Werth

I thought this was so funny, that I had to share with you guys. Sandy Alderson arrived in Orlando only a couple of hours ago. When he heard about the mega-deal Jayson Werth signed with Nationals, he was taken by surprise. “It makes some of our contracts look pretty good,” Alderson said. “That’s a long time […]

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