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Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

After missing the entire 2015 due to injury, Zack Wheeler is determined to make a major impact next season. Wheeler is continuing to make progress from Tommy John surgery, and he is targeting a June or July comeback according to Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News. Ackert says that he’s throwing from 120 feet […]

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Mets Sign RHP Jim Henderson To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Jim Henderson To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets announced that they have signed RHP Jim Henderson to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training. Henderson, 33, has made 111 career relief appearances with the Milwaukee Brewers between 2012 and 2014 with a 3.44 ERA and 1.125 WHIP. In 2013, his first full season in the major […]

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Yunel Escobar Is Not A Good Fit For Mets

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Yunel Escobar Is Not A Good Fit For Mets

The Nationals are expected to make third baseman/shortstop Yunel Escobar available during next week’s Winter Meetings, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Escobar, 33, saw some big improvement at the plate in 2015 after being acquired by the Nationals, easily eclipsing his 93 wRC+ with the Rays in 2014 and posting a 120 wRC+ with […]

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Market For Reliever Joakim Soria Is Getting Robust

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Market For Reliever Joakim Soria Is Getting Robust

Joakim Soria, who is one of the top relief pitchers on the market along with Darren O’Day, is looking for a contract worth approximately $27 million over three years according to Jayson Stark of ESPN. The Mets, who are in need of another shutdown pitcher to pair with Jeurys Familia, are reportedly interested in Soria who would […]

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Wilmer Flores Homers In Return To Winter Ball Action

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Homers In Return To Winter Ball Action

Last Thursday Wilmer Flores was hit by a pitch on his left heel and was out of the lineup until last night for the Bravos de Margarita. In game one of Venezuelan League action, Flores played second base and batted fifth. He crushed a solo home run to left field in his first at bat which you […]

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Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, Jose Miguel Fernandez has defected from Cuba in hopes of pursuing a MLB contract. Fernandez was rated as the number three overall Cuban prospect by Badler prior to the season, and he’s expected to be in high demand around the league. While he’s not a huge homerun threat, […]

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Cubs Non-Tender LHP Jack Leathersich

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Non-Tender LHP Jack Leathersich

The Chicago Cubs non-tendered LHP Jack Leathersich on Wednesday, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. Leathersich was not even arbitration-eligible, but the Cubs decided to non-tender him anyway, ending his time in the organization after just two weeks. It could be the Cubs had some concerns about his elbow surgery once they claimed him and […]

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Mets Tender Contracts To All Their Arbitration-Eligible Players

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Tender Contracts To All Their Arbitration-Eligible Players

The New York Mets have tendered contracts to all eight players eligible for arbitration, the team just announced. No man left behind… Ruben Tejada and Addison Reed were the only two players really on the bubble, but both will be back next season. On another note, our prayers and thoughts go out to all the […]

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Mets and Cubs to Close Spring Training with Two Games in Las Vegas

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets and Cubs to Close Spring Training with Two Games in Las Vegas

The New York Mets announced today that the club will play two exhibition games vs. the Chicago Cubs in a rematch of the 2015 National League Championship Series at Cashman Field in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. The Mets will be making their third appearance at Cashman Field, home of […]

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Bob Geren Leaves Mets To Become Dodgers Bench Coach

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Bob Geren Leaves Mets To Become Dodgers Bench Coach

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, bench coach Bob Geren is leaving the Mets to join the Los Angeles Dodgers coaching staff in the same bench coach position. Geren interviewed with the Dodgers last month for their open managerial position before they settled on Dave Roberts. He has worked with current Dodgers GM Farhan […]

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