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Ben Zobrist Agrees To Deal With The Chicago Cubs

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Ben Zobrist Agrees To Deal With The Chicago Cubs

Ben Zobrist going to the Cubs per Ken Rosenthal via MLB Network! The deal is for four years and $56 million dollars and is pending a physical. What a disappointment, but at least the agonizing is over… Onward and Upward… Memo to Mets: Stop these twice daily pressers and telegraphing every single thing on your […]

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Wilmer Flores Suffered A Fractured Ankle

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Wilmer Flores Suffered A Fractured Ankle

Wilmer Flores has been diagnosed with a fractured left ankle and has been fitted with a walking boot, assistant general manager John Ricco told reporters on Tuesday. He says Flores should be ready for spring training. As first reported by MMO, Flores suffered the injury when he was struck by a pitch while playing winter […]

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Three Things We Learned From Asisstant GM John Ricco Today

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Three Things We Learned From Asisstant GM John Ricco Today

Assistant GM John Ricco spoke with reporters on Tuesday and said: 1. The Mets met again with Ben Zobrist’s agents and while they have not  a final offer they discussed the parameters for a potential deal and will negotiate further if needed. “Not quite that close but each know the general parameters, but not at the point […]

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Rubin: Four Internal Candidates To Replace Geren On Coaching Staff

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Rubin: Four Internal Candidates To Replace Geren On Coaching Staff

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the New York Mets will be filling the bench coach spot vacated by Bob Geren from a group of four internal candidates. Geren left the Mets last week to take a similar position as bench coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The potential candidates for a promotion […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Gerardo Parra, OF

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Gerardo Parra, OF

Gerardo Parra Position: Outfielder Bats: Left – Throws: Left Born: May 6, 1987 (Age 28) With the winter meetings well underway, the New York Mets are in the market for an outfielder, and as assistant GM said Monday, “not an everyday outfielder.” The team is looking for a player who can share time with Juan […]

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Josh Edgin Progressing, Could Return Around Opening Day

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Josh Edgin Progressing, Could Return Around Opening Day

According to Assistant General Manager John Ricco, left handed reliever Josh Edgin is making progress from Tommy John surgery and could be ready around opening day. Edgin has not had any setbacks in his recovery, and could be an effective weapon out of the bullpen next season if he returns to full health. “It’ll be about […]

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Alleged Domestic Violence Incident May Squash Aroldis Chapman Trade

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Alleged Domestic Violence Incident May Squash Aroldis Chapman Trade

Latest Update An alleged domestic violence issue that reportedly involved “gunshots” and “choking” may now kill the agreed upon deal between the Reds and Dodgers for closer Aroldis Chapman. According to a report by Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Chapman allegedly fired eight gunshots in the garage of his Miami-area home following an October argument with […]

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12 Teams Have Checked In On RHP Steve Cishek Including Mets

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12 Teams Have Checked In On RHP Steve Cishek Including Mets

Latest Update Darren Wolfson of ESPN 1500 Radio is reporting that as many as a dozen teams have checked in with former Marlins closer Steve Cishek. Cishek, 29, has been getting a lot of attention and generating a lot of buzz since he was non-tendered by the St. Louis Cardinals last week. The New York […]

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Orioles and Darren O’Day Resolve Issues and Agree to 4-Year Deal

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Orioles and Darren O’Day Resolve Issues and Agree to 4-Year Deal

December 7 Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirms that the Baltimore Orioles and Darren O’Day have resolved the issues that prompted O’Day to take to Twitter on Sunday to say there was no deal with the O’s. The two sides ironed out a few obstacles and officially agreed on a four-year, $31 million dollar contract […]

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Bullpen Notes: Mets Haven’t Ruled Out Re-Signing Tyler Clippard

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Bullpen Notes: Mets Haven’t Ruled Out Re-Signing Tyler Clippard

Latest Update Assistant GM John Ricco said on Monday in Nashville that the club has not ruled out bringing back RHP Tyler Clippard as he seeks to sign a setup type reliever. “There’s a lengthy group,” Ricco said about relievers Mets are considering. “We are still kind of going through and meeting and trying to […]

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