Shane Victorino has become the latest addition to the Red Sox as they look to rework their team after a failed season. According to MLBTR, Victorino has signed a three-year deal worth $39 MM, pending a physical. He was previously ranked, on MLBTR, as their 12th best free agent this offseason. The $13 MM per year surpasses the average that Angel Pagan got over his four year deal, which should no doubt be an interesting […]
Here are some of the latest Mets and MLB updates from late last night… Joel Sherman tweets that the Mets might budget some of their extra dollars to fill their “severe” hole in the outfield, and he also states the the Mets have interest in Ryan Ludwick. Ludwick turned 34 in July and is coming off a strong season for the Reds, where he batted .275 with 26 HRs and 80 RBI over just 422 […]
With all the talk of our supposed top power prospect being left off the 40-man roster approaching the Rule 5 Draft, it makes sense to give the man a little extra coverage. Meet Aderlin Rodriguez, infield prospect for the New York Mets. First off, calm your minds about the Rule V Draft – I was worried myself, but he can be protected for the minor league portion and his skill set and results so far […]
Here are a few talking points as this Thursday morning rolls around. So, by now, you have heard that the Braves have inked BJ Upton to a five year deal worth approximately $75.25 MM, with the .25 million obviously being the deal breaker for BJ. It got me thinking about contracts for a number of reasons. Upton took a much more reasonable deal than I thought he could have commanded, but his value might have […]
If you believed everything that you’ve heard, you might be under the impression that we have the next Miguel Cabrera in our system. I don’t mean to burst your bubble, but I’m not signing up for that just yet. Does that mean I don’t believe in Wilmer Flores? Quite the opposite actually – I just don’t like putting lofty expectations on young players. Flores is and has always been a highly ranked prospect in the […]
Would you believe there is a 24th round pick in the Mets organization that you should care about? Believe it. Meet Erik Goeddel. At 6’3” and 185 lbs, Erik Goeddel was drafted in the 24th round of the 2010 MLB draft, and the Mets paid over-slot for this kid by far. He ended up getting paid $350,000 – more than anyone received in that round. In fact, Goeddel received double what anyone else in that […]
Thoughts from Joe D. One of my predictions after the season ended was that the Mets would make signing David Wright a top priority and actually mean it unlike what they said about Jose Reyes. From day one, the way they have handled Wright has been completely different than Reyes. The most obvious sign was not one, but two visits to Wright’s home in Virginia. But I’ve always maintained that Sandy Alderson has the ear […]
6’3” and 225 lbs out of California… Meet Cory Vaughn, son of former major leaguer, Greg Vaughn. Vaughn was first drafted by the Phillies in 2007 right out of High School, and luckily for us, he went ahead and decided to turn them down and go on to college. He was drafted in the 43rd round with Philly, but in 2010, he was the 4th round pick for the New York Mets. A right-handed guy […]
So it is definitely that time again – when MetsMerized Radio rolls up into your lives on your Thursday evenings. The radio show has taken on a life of its own – although I can guarantee it will not be crawling into your windows or snatching your family up. Instead, the radio show is a little more interested in getting us to talk about the topics that resonate across the Mets fan base – or […]
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