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Granderson Excited About Offseason Acquisitions, Says Thumb Is Fine

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Excited About Offseason Acquisitions, Says Thumb Is Fine

After a fantastic season in 2015, Curtis Granderson is already excited about next year.  Granderson knows there will be a lot of pressure on the team to perform, but says that he’s prepared for the challenge. “The target will definitely be on our back,” Granderson said. “Case in point, you look at what Washington has […]

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Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

According to Matt Yallof of MLB Network on Twitter, the Mets and relief pitcher Jerry Blevins have agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million, with $1 million in performance bonuses. Blevins, 32, was acquired by the Mets prior to Opening Day from the Nationals in exchange for outfielder Matt den Dekker, and appeared in […]

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Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

New addition Neil Walker was at Citi Field this afternoon, where the New York Mets held their annual Kids Holiday Party. He will wear uniform No. 20 for the Mets this season to honor his father, former big leaguer Tom Walker. The number was retired in Pittsburgh for hall of famer Pie Traynor. Walker, 29, is […]

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Twins Sign Wilfredo Tovar To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Twins Sign Wilfredo Tovar To Minor League Deal

The Minnesota Twins have signed former Met infielder Wilfredo Tovar to a minor league deal according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Tovar, 24, was outrighted by the Mets last November to make room on the 40-man roster. He was signed out of Venezuela in 2007 at the age of 16 and spent eight years in […]

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Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

Latest Reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York brings up right-handed reliever Matt Albers as a potential target the Mets will look at as they seek to upgrade their bullpen. The Mets have shown serious interest in Albers in the past, and are expected to do so again this offseason. Albers, 32, went 2-0 with a 1.21 […]

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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

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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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