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Mets Unwilling To Give LHP Antonio Bastardo Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Unwilling To Give LHP Antonio Bastardo Three-Year Deal

Reporter Mike Puma of the New York Post has confirmed that the Mets do indeed have interest in free agent reliever Antonio Bastardo. However – and this is a big however – they are unwilling to give him the three-year deal he is seeking and is expected to get. Puma says that the Mets are […]

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Paul DePodesta Leaving Mets To Run Cleveland Browns

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Paul DePodesta Leaving Mets To Run Cleveland Browns

According to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman, Paul DePodesta will be leaving the Mets front office to join the Cleveland Browns as chief strategy officer. In his new role, DePodesta will be essentially running the football side of the franchise, reporting directly to owner Jimmy Haslam. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, DePodesta will be […]

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MMO Season Preview: Neil Walker, 2B

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MMO Season Preview: Neil Walker, 2B

Neil Walker, 2B Bats/Throws: S/R DOB: September 10, 1985 (30 on Opening Day) Contract: 3rd-year arbitration eligible (Projected $10.7 million) 2015 Recap After a career year in 2014, Neil Walker saw a big drop in offensive production with the Pirates. In 2014, Walker slashed .271/.341/.467 with 23 home runs in 137 games. He saw his […]

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Free Agent OF/1B Steve Pearce Wants Two-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Free Agent OF/1B Steve Pearce Wants Two-Year Deal

Rich Dubroff of Comcast Sportsnet, reports that free agent Steve Pearce is hoping to land a two-year deal. The Mets reportedly view Pearce as a candidate to fill their fifth outfield spot according to a report by Jon Heyman of MLB Network last week. Like fellow free agent Ryan Raburn, the appeal for the Mets is that […]

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Hits & Misses: Carl Crawford Money, Braves Rebuild, Captain Clutch

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Hits & Misses: Carl Crawford Money, Braves Rebuild, Captain Clutch

Remember when Mets owner Fred Wilpon coined the famous phrase “Carl Crawford money” when describing what it would cost to keep then Mets shortstop Jose Reyes from bolting for free agency? I was reminded of that on Sunday when Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe wrote: “In the first five years of his seven-year contract […]

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Featured Post: Would You Move Zack Wheeler To Yankees In Andrew Miller Deal?

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Featured Post: Would You Move Zack Wheeler To Yankees In Andrew Miller Deal?

John Harper of the Daily News suggests that the Mets and Yankees could really help each other out and proposes a trade that would fill some significant needs for both GM Brian Cashman and his Flushing counterpart Sandy Alderson. With the Yankees acquiring reliever Aroldis Chapman and still in need of a starter for the […]

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Mets To Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary Of 1986 World Series Team

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Mets To Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary Of 1986 World Series Team

The New York Mets today announced a 30th anniversary celebration of the 1986 World Championship team Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field. The Mets will commemorate the achievements of one of the most legendary and beloved teams in New York sports history with special promotional giveaways and in-ballpark […]

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Did Mets Bail Too Soon On Outfield Market

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Did Mets Bail Too Soon On Outfield Market

As we go deeper into the offseason, there still remains several star outfielders. Whether a team wants a leadoff man, power hitter, or 5-tool player – they are available. But on December 22nd, the Mets seemingly dropped out of the saturated market when they agreed to terms with new fan favorite, Alejandro De Aza. The […]

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Braves Looking To Trade Swisher And Bourn

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Braves Looking To Trade Swisher And Bourn

With the Atlanta Braves in full rebuilding mode, veteran outfielders Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher are on the trading block. Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports that they hope to trade one of them prior to the season, and are willing to take on a significant portion of their salaries. Bowman says that since the Braves […]

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Spring Training Notes: Non-Roster Invites, 44 Days Until Pitchers & Catchers

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Spring Training Notes: Non-Roster Invites, 44 Days Until Pitchers & Catchers

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets say no decision has been made yet on non-roster invites to major league camp among candidates who were with organization in 2015. He predicts that catchers Johnny Monell and Xorge Carrillo, infielders Gavin Cecchini, T.J. Rivera, Danny Muno and Jayce Boyd, and pitchers Paul Sewald, […]

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