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Are The Mets Still In The Game For Pavano?

An article by posted on January 21, 2013 0 Comments
Are The Mets Still In The Game For Pavano?

Last week, the Daily News reported that the Mets have talked to Carl Pavano’s agent and are genuinely interested in bringing the former Yankee to Flushing. Dave Pepe said his client Pavano  “has no trepidation about playing in New York. He’s a veteran. He’s been doing this a long time.” “The Mets obviously have a need,” […]

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Josh Thole Could Begin Season At Triple-A

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Josh Thole Could Begin Season At Triple-A

Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos indicated yesterday that recently acquired Josh Thole will begin the season with Triple-A Buffalo while another former Met, Henry Blanco, will serve as J.P. Arencibia‘s backup. Blanco, 41, was recently signed to a non-guaranteed, one-year deal, “Blanco has not been guaranteed the job at all,” Anthopoulos explained. “That’s why he’s on a non-guaranteed […]

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Joe Saunders Expected To Make Decision Soon

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Joe Saunders Expected To Make Decision Soon

After holding out for a three-year deal for most of the winter, it appears that Joe Saunders is close to deciding where he’ll pitch in 2013. The Mets are reportedly interested in signing the left-hander to replace R.A. Dickey and fill their vacant spot in the starting rotation. According to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports, Orioles vice […]

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Ike Davis Agrees To One Year, $3.1 Million Contract

An article by posted on January 19, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Agrees To One Year, $3.1 Million Contract

Updated 1/19 The Mets and Ike Davis have agreed to a one-year, $3.125 million contract, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Okay Murph, you’re next… Updated 1/18 According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy have filed for arbitration. Davis is seeking $3.7 million, and the Mets have countered […]

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YES and MSG Networks Trump SNY In 2012 Viewership

An article by posted on January 17, 2013 0 Comments
YES and MSG Networks Trump SNY In 2012 Viewership

According to Multichannel News, it was another huge year in 2012 for the YES Network as they celebrated their 10th anniversary by finishing as the most-watched regional sports network in the country for a 10th straight year. In the New York regional viewing area, YES trumps SNY by nearly 75% more viewers. Yankees’ telecasts on […]

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

An article by posted on January 16, 2013 0 Comments
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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Nats Bolster Bullpen, Sign Rafael Soriano

An article by posted on January 15, 2013 0 Comments
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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Mets Invite Rafael Montero, Cory Mazzoni, Juan Centeno to Spring Training

An article by posted on January 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Invite Rafael Montero, Cory Mazzoni, Juan Centeno to Spring Training

The New York Mets today announced the club invited righthanded pitchers Rafael Montero and Cory Mazzoni, catcher Juan Centeno, infielder Josh Satin and outfielder Matt den Dekker to major league Spring Training. Montero, 22, went a combined 11-5 with a 2.36 ERA (32 earned runs/122.0 innings) and 110 strikeouts in 20 starts for Savannah (A) […]

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Something Smells Fishy In Miami

An article by posted on January 13, 2013 0 Comments
Something Smells Fishy In Miami

According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Marlins are about to re-sign outfielder Austin Kearns, but that’s not the most interesting item in his column. It looks like high ranking Marlins executives including owner Jeffrey Loria have been avoiding the media since the middle of November. Besides forbidding president David Samson from doing his radio show, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria also […]

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Alderson Keeping His Options Open At Closer

An article by posted on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Keeping His Options Open At Closer

According to Dan Martin of the New York Post, Sandy Alderson said while Frank Francisco is the team’s current closer, he continues to weigh options which remain on the open market. “Confident? I’m willing,” Alderson said in regards to Francisco’s ability to close. “There’s still a lot out there and we’re looking.” This doesn’t surprise […]

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