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Mazzilli Suspended 50 Games, Tests Positive For Drug Of Abuse

An article by posted on December 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mazzilli Suspended 50 Games, Tests Positive For Drug Of Abuse

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY is reporting that second base prospect L.J. Mazzilli has been suspended 50 games without pay for testing positive for a drug of abuse. “Unfortunately, in life, you cannot go back on a bad decision that was made, and in my case, one that I very much regret. After everything my […]

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Cuban SS Yoan Moncada Still Not Cleared To Sign, But To Begin Private Workouts Soon

An article by posted on December 23, 2014 0 Comments
Cuban SS Yoan Moncada Still Not Cleared To Sign, But To Begin Private Workouts Soon

December 23 Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, updates us with the latest on Cuban SS prospect Yoan Moncada who is expected to start private workouts within two weeks. Moncada continues to wait for clearance by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) which will then pave the way for MLB teams to sign him. Over 70 scouts representing all 30 […]

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Featured Post: Where’s the Boldness and Creativity?

An article by posted on December 22, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Where’s the Boldness and Creativity?

John Harper of the Daily News wonders if Sandy Alderson could learn a few things from San Diego GM A.J. Preller, who took over a franchise with a similar losing history and a weak-hitting roster with depth in young pitching and transformed the team in about five minutes. “I’m thinking the majority of Mets fans […]

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Latest On Tulowitzki: Mets Remain The Best Match

An article by posted on December 22, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Tulowitzki: Mets Remain The Best Match

According to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation, Troy Tulowitzki will not be traded to the Mets. This report comes from Troy Renck of the Denver Post. Several Rockies beat writers including Tom Harding from MLB.com say there’s absolutely no truth to Friday’s rumors that the Mets were discussing a deal for Troy Tulowitzki. “Two […]

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Winter Ball Update: Puello Breaks Out, Flores Unstoppable

An article by posted on December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Puello Breaks Out, Flores Unstoppable

All statistics are for the week ending Friday. Cesar Puello finally got some playing this week and he did not disappoint, in fact he broke out. He went 11-25 with 4 home runs, 8 RBI and also had 3 stolen bases. Puello has all the tools to be successful, he just needs consistent playing time. Wilmer Flores […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

An article by posted on December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers Bovada, cast the Mets with 25/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the White Sox, Yankees and Royals. Twelve other teams were favored in front of them with the Dodgers, Red Sox and Nationals the heavy favorites, respectively. Los Angeles Dodgers – 15/2 Boston […]

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MLB Team Wins Rights To Jung-Ho Kang, Mets Did Not Submit A Bid

An article by posted on December 20, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Team Wins Rights To Jung-Ho Kang, Mets Did Not Submit A Bid

The New York Mets will not be the MLB team that signs Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets never submitted a bid on the power-hitting infielder. KBO’s Nexen Heroes have in fact accepted a $5 million dollar winning bid for the rights to exclusively negotiate with their 27-year […]

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Red Sox and LHP Craig Breslow Agree On $2 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox and LHP Craig Breslow Agree On $2 Million Deal

The Red Sox have agreed on a one year deal with left-handed reliever Craig Breslow worth $2 million dollars according to Rob Bradford of WEEI Sports Radio. The Mets met personally with Breslow at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, but the talks were brief and not substantial. Sandy Alderson said Tuesday that he will not sign […]

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Mets Trade RHP Gonzalez Germen To Yankees For Cash

An article by posted on December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Trade RHP Gonzalez Germen To Yankees For Cash

The Mets have traded reliever Gonzalez Germen to the New York Yankees for cash, the team announced. It’s the first trade between these two teams since 2004 when Felix Heredia was swapped for Mike Stanton. Germen, 27, had a 4.75 ERA in 25 relief appearances for the Mets in 2014 with a 1.45 WHIP in […]

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Reality Check: Mets Offseason Is Essentially Over

An article by posted on December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Reality Check: Mets Offseason Is Essentially Over

The more I think about it, the more I believe there won’t be any further significant additions coming this offseason. I base this on the current lay of the land and some things that have recently come to my attention. Let’s review where we are: Trading A Starting Pitcher While it remains likely that Alderson […]

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