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Mets Looking At Asdrubal Cabrera As Fallback Option

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Looking At Asdrubal Cabrera As Fallback Option

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Mets remain interested in free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, possibly as a  fallback option if they don’t land Ben Zobrist. On Monday, sources told Cotillo that the Angels, White Sox, and Yankees have also expressed interest in signing Cabrera. He is expected to make a decision […]

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Mets Willing To Go Four Years On Ben Zobrist, Decision Coming Soon

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Go Four Years On Ben Zobrist, Decision Coming Soon

Latest Update The New York Mets will apparently do whatever it takes to sign free agent Ben Zobrist, including giving him a four year contract. On Sunday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirmed that the Mets will offer a four year deal to  Zobrist, but added that the Nationals, Giants and the Dodgers also have four […]

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Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

While the Mets have no intention of trading any of their top pitchers this offseason, one starter they’ll consider dealing is Jon Niese if something interesting were to materialize. Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters that they are open to trading the veteran lefty, even though they are not currently shopping him. “We haven’t been […]

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Mets and Coca-Cola Announce Landmark Partnership

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets and Coca-Cola Announce Landmark Partnership

The 2015 National League Champion New York Mets and The Coca-Cola Company announced today a long-term landmark agreement making Coca-Cola the newest Signature Partner of the Mets and Citi Field. Today’s announcement was made by representatives from the Mets and Coca-Cola as they rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Per club […]

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Dodgers Agree To One-Year Deal With Chase Utley

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Agree To One-Year Deal With Chase Utley

Second baseman Chase Utley has agreed to a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers according to Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan. The deal is reportedly worth $7 million dollars. A career .281/.365/.479 hitter, Utley had his worst season in 2015, batting just .212 with a .285 on-base and .629 OPS in 107 games for the […]

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Mariners Sign Hisashi Iwakuma To One-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mariners Sign Hisashi Iwakuma To One-Year Deal

December 18: After problems arose with Iwakuma’s physical earlier today leading to his deal with the Dodgers falling through, the Mariners have now re-signed the righty to a one-year deal with vesting options for 2017 and 2018, according to the club on Twitter. Iwakuma reportedly had a three-year, $45 million deal pact in line with […]

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Baseball Winter Meetings Thread: And So It Begins…

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball Winter Meetings Thread: And So It Begins…

The 2015 Baseball Winter Meetings are set to begin tonight as all 30 MLB front offices, agents and players arrive on Sunday at the world-famous Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. With GM Sandy Alderson getting treatment for cancer and unable to attend, representing the Mets is Assistant GM John Ricco and a […]

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Mets Have Not Approached Their Starting Pitchers About Multi-Year Deals

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Not Approached Their Starting Pitchers About Multi-Year Deals

Assistant general manager spoke to reporters on Friday on a variety of subjects, most of which we’ve covered issue by issue in the last 48 hours here on MMO. However, there were a couple of things Ricco said about our young starting pitching that are worth a closer examination and some discussion. Kristie Ackert of […]

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Pondering The Future Of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Pondering The Future Of Juan Lagares

Is it too soon to call Juan Lagares a bust? As of now, that appears to be the call on the 5-year, $23-million the Mets gave to the flashy center fielder after his 2014 Gold Glove Award winning season. He might get a pass because of a bad elbow that allowed base runners to take […]

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Mets Have No Plans to Move Curtis Granderson from Leadoff Spot

An article by posted on December 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have No Plans to Move Curtis Granderson from Leadoff Spot

The New York Mets have no plans to move Curtis Granderson out of the leadoff spot where he performed so well during the 2015 season. While the search is on to find a center fielder to platoon with Juan Lagares, that has less to do with making a change at the top of the order […]

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