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MLB News: Swisher Signs With Tribe, Ibanez To M’s, Bosox Nab Hanrahan From Bucs

An article by posted on December 23, 2012 0 Comments
MLB News: Swisher Signs With Tribe, Ibanez To M’s, Bosox Nab Hanrahan From Bucs

Free agent Nick Swisher has agreed to a four-year, $56 million contract with the Cleveland Indians, as first reported by Mark Feinsand of the Daily News. Feinsand adds that the contract includes a vesting option for a fifth season that could bring the deal’s value to $70 million. The 32-year-old Swisher spent the last four seasons with the New York Yankees and batted […]

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David Wright Feels Privileged To Know “The Plan”

An article by posted on December 22, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Feels Privileged To Know “The Plan”

In a column for Newsday, Marc Carig posted comments that David Wright made this week while discussing the way he envisions his role on the team. The Mets third baseman understands that he is now the public face of the franchise and that the fans now expect him to ultimately lead this team to a post […]

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Mets Considering Whether To Bring Back Chris Young

An article by posted on December 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Considering Whether To Bring Back Chris Young

According to a team insider, the Mets are still considering whether to bring back and re-sign free-agent RHP Chris Young, Andy Martino reports in the Daily News. The trade that sent R.A. Dickey to Toronto and brought back catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud, created a new hole in the starting rotation. The Mets will not replace their lost […]

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Mariners Acquire Kendrys Morales From Angels

An article by posted on December 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mariners Acquire Kendrys Morales From Angels

The Seattle Mariners have traded left-hander Jason Vargas to the Angels in exchange for 1B/DH  Kendrys Morales. “We have been focused on adding offense this off-season, and feel that Kendrys will be a middle-of-the-order bat for us. He’s a switch-hitter with power who has played, and hit, in the AL West,” GM Jack Zduriencik said in a […]

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Mets Trade Jefry Marte To A’s For Minor League Outfielder Collin Cowgill

An article by posted on December 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Trade Jefry Marte To A’s For Minor League Outfielder Collin Cowgill

The Mets have announced they have acquired OF Collin Cowgill from the A’s in exchange for Minor League infielder Jefry Marte. Cowgill, 26, was part of the package that went from Arizona to Oakland in last offseason’s Trevor Cahill deal. After a solid season at Triple-A in 2011, he slumped this season with Triple-A Sacramento batting .254 with four home runs […]

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Blue Jays And Dickey Agree To Extension

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Blue Jays And Dickey Agree To Extension

Update by Dan Valis ar 12:05 PM Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has reported that the Toronto Blue Jays and R.A. Dickey have agreed on a two-year extension worth $25 million, pending a physical. ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reports that Dickey has already landed in Florida to undergo his physical which will take place at their […]

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Mets See Kirk Nieuwenhuis As A Stopgap

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets See Kirk Nieuwenhuis As A Stopgap

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, fielded some questions in his mailbag piece this morning. I thought his reply to a question about Kirk Nieuwenhuis was worth sharing. Will the Mets give Kirk Nieuwenhuis another chance at center field, or do you think they will pick up some reject from another team? Now that Andres Torres is […]

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Phillies Closing In On Cody Ross

An article by posted on December 15, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies Closing In On Cody Ross

If the Mets were serious about their interest in free agent outfielder Cody Ross, this may not be want they want to hear. The Philadelphia Phillies have gotten more intense in their pursuit of free-agent outfielder Cody Ross, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rosenthal adds that other teams have also stepped it up for Ross including the Mariners, Braves and Red […]

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Mets Raise Single Game Ticket Prices Across The Board

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments

The New York Times’ Ken Belson reports that despite finishing below .500 again, the Mets have raised single-game ticket prices for nearly every seating category, regardless of whether it is for the most expensive dates like opening day and the interleague series against the Yankees or for less appealing matchups early and late in the […]

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Examining A Potential Dickey For Gose And Arencibia Swap

An article by posted on December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Examining A Potential Dickey For Gose And Arencibia Swap

The Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets are close to agreeing on a trade that could send Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey to Toronto for a couple of yet to be defined players, according to major league sources. The speculation and buzz is pointing to Antony Gose and J.P. Arencibia. Outfield prospect Anthony Gose who batted .222 with a .622 OPS […]

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