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MLB and Players Union Agree To Introduce Random HGH Blood Testing In 2013

An article by posted on January 10, 2013 0 Comments
MLB and Players Union Agree To Introduce Random HGH Blood Testing In 2013

Major League Baseball is about to take the next step in its attempt to rid the sport of performance enhancing drugs. MLB is set to announce an agreement with the players’ association for random, unannounced, in-season blood testing for HGH, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman. The testing will begin this upcoming […]

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Hairston Deal Not Imminent

An article by posted on January 9, 2013 0 Comments
Hairston Deal Not Imminent

A baseball official said free-agent Scott Hairston does not appear to be imminently signing anywhere, according to a report by Adam Rubin. And while speculation is that teams, including the Yankees and Mets, would like to hold the line on a contract for Hairston at one year, there is a belief the Mets could go to two […]

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Dickey Thankful Mets Didn’t Meet His Demands, Jays GM Says Alderson Showed No Respect

An article by posted on January 9, 2013 0 Comments
Dickey Thankful Mets Didn’t Meet His Demands, Jays GM Says Alderson Showed No Respect

Associated Press reported on some of the comments made at R.A. Dickey’s introductory press conference in Toronto on Tuesday afternoon. Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos made a disparaging remark against the Mets front office who he said didn’t give the reigning Cy Young the respect he deserved. After going 20-6 with a 2.73 ERA […]

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With LaRoche Signed, Nationals Looking To Trade Morse

An article by posted on January 8, 2013 0 Comments
With LaRoche Signed, Nationals Looking To Trade Morse

With the Nationals now officially re-signing Adam LaRoche, GM Mike Rizzo is speaking to 5-6 teams about a trade involving Mike Morse according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The Mets are rumored to be one of those teams. Morse hits rightys and leftys equally well batting .292/.343/.487 vs RHPs in his career with a .303/.357/.503 line […]

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Alderson: It’s Concievable We’ll Go With What We Have

An article by posted on January 7, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson: It’s Concievable We’ll Go With What We Have

You may remember a few days ago I posted about Adam Rubin who was told by a source that Mets may not sign another outfielder. (see below) Today, Rubin gets it straight from Mets GM Sandy Alderson who told him: It’s conceivable we’ll go with what we have, but we’re still looking. I wouldn’t say […]

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Plenty Of Buzz Still Swirling Around For Stanton, Ethier, Upton

An article by posted on January 4, 2013 0 Comments
Plenty Of Buzz Still Swirling Around For Stanton, Ethier, Upton

There is still plenty of buzz surrounding trade rumors for Giancarlo Stanton, Justin Upton and Andre Ethier. All three are not being actively shopped (much like R.A. Dickey), but the phone lines are ringing, teams are calling in, and there is active dialog going on. Something could eventually happen with all three marquee outfielders if things break […]

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Cubs Agree To 4-Year, $52 Million Deal With RHP Edwin Jackson

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Cubs Agree To 4-Year, $52 Million Deal With RHP Edwin Jackson

The Chicago Cubs and pitcher Edwin Jackson agreed to terms on a four-year, $52 million deal, a source told ESPN’s Jim Bowden on Thursday. Jackson, 29, was 10-11 with a 4.03 ERA in 31 starts and tossed 189.2 innings for the Washington Nationals in 2012. The Nationals did not make a qualifying offer to Jackson, […]

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Mets Sign Outfielder Andrew Brown To Minors Deal

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Sign Outfielder Andrew Brown To Minors Deal

The Mets have signed righty-hitting corner outfielder Andrew Brown to a minor league deal with a spring-training invite. Brown, 28, has hit a combined .224 with five homers and 14 RBIs in 134 at-bats over two seasons in the majors, with the St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies. Twenty-four of his major league starts have come in right field, with […]

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Mets Blood Drive Tomorrow, Get A Pair Of Free Tickets

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Blood Drive Tomorrow, Get A Pair Of Free Tickets

The Mets will host their annual Winter Blood Drive for the New York Blood Center on Thursday, January 3, in Citi Field’s Caesars Club from 10 am to 5 pm (Hodges VIP Entrance). Parking is available in Lot G located on 126th Street. Donors must be 17 years of age (16 with parental permission), weigh […]

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Royals Agree On One-Year Deal With Endy Chavez

An article by posted on December 30, 2012 0 Comments
Royals Agree On One-Year Deal With Endy Chavez

The Kansas City Royals have signed former Met outfielder Endy Chavez to a one-year contract, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Terms of the deal have not yet been reported. Chavez, 34, can play all three outfield spots and is coming off a down year in which he hit just .203/.236/.278 with two homers, 12 RBI, six […]

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