Mets News & Notes

No Less Than Seven Teams Interested In Pelfrey

An article by posted on December 2, 2012 0 Comments
No Less Than Seven Teams Interested In Pelfrey

Updated Post 12/2 Jon Heyman of CBS Sports writes that no less than seven teams have interest in Mike Pelfrey, adding that there is a need for mid-level starters even if they are coming off Tommy John surgery. The Mets non-tendered Pelfrey on Friday which you can read more about below. Updated Post 11/30 The Mets have […]

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Mets To Consider Ross, Pagan, Victorino, Could Dangle Niese

An article by posted on December 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Consider Ross, Pagan, Victorino, Could Dangle Niese

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are expected to at least consider free agent OF Cody Ross during the Winter Meetings, but he might be too expensive. Angel Pagan and Shane Victorino will also be considered, but could also be out of the Mets price range. The Mets could try and get […]

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Mets Willing To Do More Backloaded Contracts

An article by posted on December 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Do More Backloaded Contracts

Marc Carig of Newsday writes that the Mets will be more willing to get creative with backloaded contracts, according to a person with knowledge of the team’s thinking, in order to entice free agents with more money and multi-year offers. Those tactics could come into play at this week’s winter meetings in Nashville. “You can […]

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Two Mets Sources: Don’t Rule Out An Angel Pagan Return

An article by posted on November 30, 2012 0 Comments
Two Mets Sources: Don’t Rule Out An Angel Pagan Return

According to what a two different team sources told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, don’t rule out an Angel Pagan return for the Mets in 2013. But a second team insider now also has insisted the Mets likely will spend for one quality outfielder. The source said don’t even rule out a return of Angel Pagan to Flushing, […]

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While You Were Sleeping: Mets Sign Wright!

An article by posted on November 30, 2012 0 Comments
While You Were Sleeping: Mets Sign Wright!

WFAN broke the news first, not a whole host of media outlets are now reporting that the New York Mets and David Wright have agreed to a seven year contract extension worth $122 million. When combined with the $16 million he is set to make this season, this becomes the most lucrative deal in team […]

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Mets Offer Wright 7-Year, $124 Million Deal

An article by posted on November 29, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Offer Wright 7-Year, $124 Million Deal

Update at 3:55 PM on 11/29 Andy Martino of the Daily News commented on the Wright negotiations earlier today via Twitter: “Wright deal could get done with one more conversation, but my guess — just a guess, not sourced — is that his camp will wait a few days.” Update at 9:20am on 11/29: The Mets have […]

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Do Two Wrongs Make A Wright?

An article by posted on November 28, 2012 0 Comments
Do Two Wrongs Make A Wright?

It was three weeks ago when we elected a president. After a long, nasty, ugly, expensive and bitter campaign we survived and made it to Election Day. And boom! Just like that more than 57 million Americans, those who voted for Mitt Romney, were pissed off. No matter who would be sworn in in January, […]

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Meanwhile In The Dickey Camp…

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
Meanwhile In The Dickey Camp…

R.A. Dickey told reporters this morning that he is surprised by how slow negotiations have gone on a contract extension, and expressed disappointment with the slow pace. He is no longer sure they’re far enough along to determine if talks are going in the right direction. Dickey said the Mets have made a formal offer and he […]

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Mets Acquire Infielder Brandon Hicks From Oakland For Cash

An article by posted on November 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Infielder Brandon Hicks From Oakland For Cash

The Mets announced that they have acquired infielder Brandon Hicks from the Oakland A’s for cash considerations. Hicks, 27, hit .172 with three home runs and seven RBI in 64 at-bats over 22 games with the A’s last season. He also batted .244 with 18 homers and 61 RBIs in 328 at-bats with Triple-A Sacramento. […]

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Jeff Wilpon Addresses Wright and Dickey Negotiations

An article by posted on November 20, 2012 0 Comments
Jeff Wilpon Addresses Wright and Dickey Negotiations

Jeff Wilpon responded to a report in the New York Post and told reporters that he is more optimistic now than a month ago that the Mets can get new deals done with David Wright and R.A. Dickey. He is encouraged more and more as the process moves along because there’s been back and forth conversations, […]

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