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Report: Cespedes Weighing Orioles Offer, But Mets Not Out Yet

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Report: Cespedes Weighing Orioles Offer, But Mets Not Out Yet

According to Roch Kubatko of MASN.com, the Baltimore Orioles have extended a formal contract offer to free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN adds that the Orioles offer is believed to be in the range of five years and $75-90 million dollars, and the deal includes a sixth year option. Earlier this afternoon, Jesse Sanchez of […]

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Brandon Nimmo Looking Forward To 2016 Season

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Looking Forward To 2016 Season

In an interview for MLB.com, Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo discusses the ups and downs of his 2015 season. For the third year in a row, injuries impacted his ability to have that truly breakthrough season everyone has been waiting for. He also discusses how he had to mentally adapt after his promotion from Double-A Binghamton […]

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Wright Weighs In On Sandy, Cespedes and Health

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Weighs In On Sandy, Cespedes and Health

Despite the Mets’ slow offseason, David Wright is optimistic about what the team has done over the winter. While they haven’t acquired any big names, he believes the additions of Neil Walker, Asdrubal Cabrera and Alejandro De Aza were solid moves that have flown under the radar. (Mike Puma, NY Post) “There hasn’t been that […]

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Would You Trade Steven Matz For Yoan Moncada?

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Would You Trade Steven Matz For Yoan Moncada?

Baseball America has published a fascinating article that proposed five different trades that are prospect swaps including one that involves the Mets and their big four. J.J. Cooper thinks that a swap of left-handed pitcher Steven Matz and shortstop prospect Luis Carpio to the Boston Red Sox for infielder Yoan Moncada could make sense for […]

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Padres Sign Alexei Ramirez To 1-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Padres Sign Alexei Ramirez To 1-Year Deal

The Padres and 2014 All-Star shortstop Alexei Ramirez have agreed to a one-year deal according to to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (Twitter). Ramirez, 34, had a down year in 2015, hitting only .249 with 10 home runs. However, he did hit .277 after the All Star break which is more in line with his […]

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Mets Are Interested In Tommy Hunter

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Are Interested In Tommy Hunter

Mike Puma of the NY Post says that the Mets are keeping tabs on reliever Tommy Hunter. Puma says Hunter is seeking a multi year contract, but the Mets only want to sign relievers to one year deals. Hunter, 29, posted a 4.18 ERA and 1.24 WHIP over 60.1 innings pitched last season for the […]

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Marlins Sign Dee Gordon To Five-Year Extension

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Dee Gordon To Five-Year Extension

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Miami Marlins and second baseman Dee Gordon are in agreement on a five year, $50 million dollar extension, with a $14 million vesting option for a sixth season. Gordon, 28 on Opening Day, was acquired last offseason by the Marlins in a blockbuster trade along […]

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Should Mets Trade Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Trade Wilmer Flores

MLB.com reporter Phil Rogers speculates that if the Mets were to consider dealing infielder Wilmer Flores, they may have a couple of willing trade partners in the San Diego Padres and Chicago White Sox. He writes: “Remember when no one thought the Mets had one shortstop? They’ve got three now, since signing Asdrubal Cabrera a few days […]

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Keith Hernandez and SNY Agree To New Contract

An article by posted on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Keith Hernandez and SNY Agree To New Contract

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Keith Hernandez and SNY have agreed on a new contract. Mike Puma of the New York Post adds that the deal may be longer than his previous three-year contract. Hernandez will resume his role as an analyst with Gary Cohen and Ron Darling during Mets telecasts. Awesome news… […]

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Rockies Sign Gerardo Parra To Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Rockies Sign Gerardo Parra To Three-Year Deal

The Colorado Rockies have signed outfielder Gerardo Parra to a three-year, $27.5 million contract, according to multiple reports. The deal will pay Parra $26 million in salary over the three years and includes a fourth-year option at $12 million with a $1.5 million buyout. Parra, 28, has been linked to the Mets for months, including […]

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