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Dodgers Sign Justin Turner To Minors Deal

An article by posted on February 5, 2014 0 Comments
Dodgers Sign Justin Turner To Minors Deal

Justin Turner is heading to Los Angeles according to Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors. The Dodgers agreed to sign the former Met infielder to a minor league deal with a Spring Training invite. Turner, 28, batted .280/.319/.385 in 200 at-bats with two home runs, 20 runs scored and 16 RBI over 86 games for […]

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D’Arnaud Says He’s Ready, Now It’s Time To Prove It

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D’Arnaud Says He’s Ready, Now It’s Time To Prove It

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News says Travis d’Arnaud has quite an impressive resume. He was a first-round pick by the Phillies, and he’s twice been used as a trading chip for a Cy Young winner. He has all the glowing scouting reports and made all the blue-chip prospect lists. However, it’s time for him to go […]

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Dillon Gee Keeps Exceeding Expectations

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Dillon Gee Keeps Exceeding Expectations

  Adam Rubin posted a great article on Dillon Gee that I would encourage all of you to read. In it, Gee talks about a number of issues both on and off the field including his ordeal with the blocked artery that endangered his health and career. When asked to share his experience rehabbing from […]

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Baseball America: Mets Rank 13th in International Spending

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Baseball America: Mets Rank 13th in International Spending

Eloy Jimenez, of, Dominican Republic On Tuesday, Ben Sadler of Baseball America shared the estimates of what every major league team spent on international amateur players during the 2013 calendar year. Sadler explains the process: The time frame overlaps multiple signing periods, including the second half of the 2012-13 signing period in which Major League Baseball gave […]

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Flores to Get a Long Look at 2B, SS, 3B in Spring Training

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Flores to Get a Long Look at 2B, SS, 3B in Spring Training

Terry Collins said he will be taking a long look at Wilmer Flores at second, third and shortstop during spring training, reports Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. “There’s a lot of potential there and this is the time to see it,’’ Collins said. On Friday, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com first reported that Flores could get a look at […]

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Mets No. 24 In ESPN Preseason Power Rankings

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Mets No. 24 In ESPN Preseason Power Rankings

David Schoenfield of ESPN placed the Mets at No. 24 in his preseason MLB Power Rankings. His overall outlook of the Mets is rather bleak to put it mildly. How they can get to 90 wins: Score 73 more runs, allow 72 fewer. Of course, allowing 72 fewer runs will be much more difficult without […]

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Mets One Of Three Teams In On Fernando Rodney

An article by posted on February 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets One Of Three Teams In On Fernando Rodney

February 4, 2014 Free agent closer Fernando Rodney now has three teams who are expressing strong interest in his services according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. Those teams are the Mariners, Orioles and Mets. You always have to be wary whenever Sandy Alderson downplays interest in someone. It almost always seems like he’s doing […]

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Mets Quickly Shoot Down Report They Made An Offer To Drew

An article by posted on February 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Quickly Shoot Down Report They Made An Offer To Drew

3:15 PM Update The Mets quickly denied that they made any offer to Stephen Drew as WFAN’s Mike Francesa inaccurately reported this afternoon on the air. Kristie Ackert of the Daily News confirmed the news from the Mets. That said, Francesa believes the Mets will end up signing the free agent shortstop. “I think they’re gonna […]

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Rafael Montero’s Goal Is To Make The Team

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Rafael Montero’s Goal Is To Make The Team

Jorge Castillo of the Star-Ledger, got a chance to speak with Rafael Montero on Monday morning where he continues to train at the Mets academy in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. The Mets’ righthander is planning to arrive to Port St. Lucie on February 15 and he has one primary objective. “The goal is to go and make the […]

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There’s A Chance Mets Could Ship Lagares To The Minors

An article by posted on February 3, 2014 0 Comments
There’s A Chance Mets Could Ship Lagares To The Minors

I’ve been speculating about the possibility that Juan Lagares could end up getting squeezed out of an outfield spot as soon as I gave the Chris Young signing and his comments about playing center field some time to register. My suspicions were further fueled by the ongoing buzz from the team and the rumor mill […]

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