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A Fond Farewell To Our “Everyman” Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on 13/12/2015 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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Phillies Trade Closer Ken Giles To Astros For Five Prospects

An article by posted on 12/12/2015 0 Comments
Phillies Trade Closer Ken Giles To Astros For Five Prospects

One of the most useless pieces for a last-place team is a dominant closer. The Phillies capitalized on that this week by dealing their dominant 25 year-old closer Ken Giles to the Astros for a package of prospects which included former number one overall draft pick Mark Appel. In two seasons in Philadelphia, Giles has […]

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Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

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Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

They say that timing is everything. Perhaps after last night’s surprising announcement that Michael Cuddyer is retiring, thus giving the Mets a tidy financial windfall, maybe we should rethink that Juan Lagares platoon the front office was planning for the 2016 season. Maybe it’s time for the Mets put on their big boy pants and […]

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Mariners Sign RHP Steve Cishek To Two-Year, $10 Million Deal

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Mariners Sign RHP Steve Cishek To Two-Year, $10 Million Deal

The Seattle Mariners have reached agreement on a two-year, guaranteed $10 million contract with free agent right-hander Steve Cishek to be their new closer, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports. The deal is pending completion of a physical exam. Cishek’s agreement includes incentives for games finished that could increase his overall payout to $17 million, a […]

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Michael Cuddyer Officially Announces His Retirement

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Michael Cuddyer Officially Announces His Retirement

Michael Cuddyer officially announced his retirement in a post to the Players Tribune this morning, writing: “I’ve made the decision to retire. With one year left on my contract, it is especially difficult to imagine not suiting up in a Mets uniform for one more year. As an athlete, retiring is the toughest decision you have […]

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Cuddyer Retirement Raises Questions and Reactions

An article by posted on 12/12/2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Retirement Raises Questions and Reactions

When our own Michael Mayer discovered that Michael Cuddyer was no longer listed on the 40 man roster and then crosschecked it with MLB.com and Mets.com he surmised that the Wilpons may have just received a very Happy Hanukkah present and that the veteran outfielder had retired. Look at what is on the Mets current […]

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Mets Make It Official, Announce Two-Year Deal With Asdrubal Cabrera

An article by posted on 11/12/2015 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official, Announce Two-Year Deal With Asdrubal Cabrera

The Mets have officially announced the completion of their deal with shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera who passed his physical today. The deal is worth $18.5 million over two years and includes a third-year team option for 2018. Cabrera, 30, can play both shortstop and second base but will likely predominantly play shortstop for the Mets next […]

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Jason Heyward Agrees to 8-Year, $184 Million Deal with Cubs

An article by posted on 11/12/2015 0 Comments
Jason Heyward Agrees to 8-Year, $184 Million Deal with Cubs

Jason Heyward has agreed to sign with the Cubs, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. Bob Nightengale reports the deal is for eight years and $184 million dollars, or an average annual value of $23 million. Heyward reportedly turned down higher offers of $200 million dollars from the Nationals and Cardinals before deciding […]

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Walker and Cabrera Give Mets Excellent Depth and Flexibility

An article by posted on 11/12/2015 0 Comments
Walker and Cabrera Give Mets Excellent Depth and Flexibility

With the Mets looking to add more versatility to their infield, they acquired Neil Walker from Pittsburgh and signed shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera as a free agent, both of whom are switch-hitters. They provide the Mets with much needed depth and flexibility, and give Terry Collins a lot of creative options to consider. “That’s what we […]

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Mets Still Open To Full-Time Center Fielder

An article by posted on 10/12/2015 0 Comments
Mets Still Open To Full-Time Center Fielder

While it seems ever more likely that the Mets will be looking for a platoon player in center field in the coming weeks, Assistant GM John Ricco won’t rule out the possibility of acquiring a full-time center fielder. It appears likely that Juan Lagares will enter next season as part of a platoon, but there […]

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