Mets News & Notes

Atlanta Braves Sign Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Atlanta Braves Sign Bartolo Colon

According to Braves beat writer Mark Bowman of MLB.com, Bartolo Colon has agreed to a one year $12.5 million deal with the Atlanta Braves, joining former Met R.A. Dickey in their starting rotation. Colon leaving the Mets is not a surprise, as it was previously reported  they were expected to let him depart in free […]

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The Phillies are a Possible Match for Jay Bruce

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The Phillies are a Possible Match for Jay Bruce

The Philadelphia Phillies have been in rebuild mode over the last few seasons and as their young group of players begin to blossom, they are now looking to make some additions to complement their youth. With the Phillies possibly ready to open those purse strings and go after some big names in free agency, it […]

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Good Fundies Episode 26: Rumble Pony Up

An article by posted on November 10, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 26: Rumble Pony Up

Brian and Roger returned to talk about that crazy World Series and how Cleveland can’t handle winning. They also started the hot stove speculation on where Yoenis Cespedes will end up and how the team should approach their 2017 bullpen. We applauded Binghamton for naming the Mets’ Double-A squad the Rumble Ponies, and wondered if […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Wins Silver Slugger Award

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Yoenis Cespedes Wins Silver Slugger Award

Yoenis Cespedes has won the National League Silver Slugger award for an outfielder, as reported on MLB Network. Cespedes had a stellar 2016 campaign that saw the 31-year-old hit 31 long balls, while driving in 86 runs and hitting at a .280/.354/.530 clip in 132 games. Cespedes opted out of his three year deal with […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Steve Pearce, UT

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Steve Pearce, UT

Steve Pearce Position: Utility Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: April 13, 1983 (Age 33) Last offseason the New York Mets failed to bring in a veteran that could play multiple spots off the bench and instead Eric Campbell was on the opening day roster. Pearce will be a free agent for the second straight […]

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Teams Interested In Bruce, Conforto, and Granderson

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Teams Interested In Bruce, Conforto, and Granderson

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, teams have called the Mets to inquire about the availability of Jay Bruce, Michael Conforto, and Curtis Granderson. Carig did not indicate which teams approached the Mets, what the Mets asking price on any of these players would be, or even if the Mets are even interested in moving any of […]

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NL East News: Braves Sign R.A. Dickey

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NL East News: Braves Sign R.A. Dickey

In an effort to bolster their starting rotation, the Atlanta Braves have signed veteran R.A. Dickey, 42, to a one-year deal with an option for 2018. The former Cy Young Award winner had a down year for the Blue Jays in 2016, going 10-15 with a 4.46 ERA, striking out 126 batters in 169.2 innings pitched. […]

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Scott Boras Expects Matt Harvey of Old in 2017

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Scott Boras Expects Matt Harvey of Old in 2017

Super agent, Scott Boras believes that his client, Matt Harvey will be back to his old self entering the 2017 season. A sight many Met fans hope to see. Boras spoke with reporters on Wednesday at the general manager meetings in Arizona regarding his client’s comeback from thoracic outlet surgery. “I just saw him in […]

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Granderson Willing to Play Center if Cespedes Returns

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Granderson Willing to Play Center if Cespedes Returns

New York Mets outfielder, Curtis Granderson is willing to play center field on a more regular basis if it means the return of the team’s slugger, Yoenis Cespedes. “Wherever Terry (Collins) wants to put me, I’ll be out there, whether it’s left, center or right,” Granderson said. (NYDN) Granderson, always a great teammate has no […]

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NL East News: Braves Pursuing RHP Chris Archer

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NL East News: Braves Pursuing RHP Chris Archer

According to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi on Twitter, the Atlanta Braves have talked to the Tampa Bay Rays about 28 year-old starting pitcher Chris Archer. Braves GM John Coppolella has made it publicly clear that they will be going after starting pitching this offseason, saying they are aiming to add at least two arms to their […]

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