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Jeurys Familia and Jesse Orosco to be Honored at Munson Dinner

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia and Jesse Orosco to be Honored at Munson Dinner

The 36th Annual Thurman Munson Awards, which remember the late, great Yankees captain and catcher, will be presented at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Tuesday night, February 9, 2016, and the honorees were announced Monday. New York baseball’s two premier closers – the Yankees Andrew Miller (36 saves) and the Mets […]

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Royals Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Royals Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports on Twitter, the Royals have signed former Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee to a minor league deal. He reportedly turned down a couple of major league deals to join Kansas City. Gee, 30 in April, was designated for assignment in April by the Mets after falling out of […]

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Giants Sign Johnny Cueto To Six Year, $130 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Giants Sign Johnny Cueto To Six Year, $130 Million Deal

The Giants bolstered their starting rotation today, by signing Johnny Cueto to a six year deal worth $130 million with an opt-out clause after two years, according to Buster Olney of ESPN on Twitter, as well as Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com on Twitter, who reported the length and value of the deal. After signing Jeff […]

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Mets Sign Buddy Carlyle, Three More To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Buddy Carlyle, Three More To Minor League Deals

The Mets announced the signing of four players to minor league contracts today, including right-handed relief pitcher Buddy Carlyle. Left-handed pitcher Duane Below, first baseman Marc Krauss, and left-hander Andrew Barbosa were also inked to deals. Carlyle, 37, had a fantastic year with the Mets in 2014, posting a 1.45 ERA over 31 innings. However, […]

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Will Ownership Squander All The Goodwill From Fans In 2015

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Will Ownership Squander All The Goodwill From Fans In 2015

Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post put together an impassioned plea to Mets ownership in which he asks if they are going to squander all the good will that the team garnered from a loyal Mets fan base in 2015. You can see it on the faces of Mets fans now, as plain as […]

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Red Sox Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Isn’t Available In Trade

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Red Sox Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Isn’t Available In Trade

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. isn’t available in a trade. Several teams expressed interest in him at the winter meetings, but they were all told by the Red Sox that he wasn’t available. Bradley batted .249/.335/.498 in 255 plate appearances this season with ten homeruns and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Swing a Trade for Jon Jay or Adam Eaton

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Swing a Trade for Jon Jay or Adam Eaton

Anthony asks… If Mets decide to go to the trade route for OF help what are your thoughts on trying to acquire Jon Jay or Adam Eaton? Eaton is better, but Jay will cost less in trade pieces. If Eaton, he would be the everyday center fielder. Jay could platoon, maybe eventually take over and […]

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Mets Won’t Go More Than 3 Years On Cespedes, Could Sign Ryan Raburn

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Go More Than 3 Years On Cespedes, Could Sign Ryan Raburn

Despite saving  $12.5 million dollars from Michael Cuddyer‘s contract, Joel Sherman of the NY Post says the Mets have no intention of bringing back Yoenis Cespedes unless he lowers his demands. Mike Puma adds that the Mets only like Cespedes on a 2-3 year deal. Sherman writes that they will instead look to add quality […]

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Jacob deGrom Excited About Mets Infield Moves

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Excited About Mets Infield Moves

The New York Mets made a couple of big moves to shore up their infield last week, acquiring Neil Walker for Jon Niese in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates and right after that they signed free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. While at a Guys’ Night Out event at Lord & Taylor in Manhattan, Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom […]

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A Fond Farewell To Our “Everyman” Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on December 13, 2015 0 Comments
A Fond Farewell To Our “Everyman” Daniel Murphy

The least talked about thing surrounding the signing of second baseman Neil Walker last week, is that it officially ended the seven year tenure of Daniel Murphy with the New York Mets. Citi Field will sound a little bit different next season without the melodic sound of “I’m Shipping Off To Boston” playing 4-5 times per […]

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