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Mets Monitoring Daniel Murphy In Case Zobrist Pursuit Falls Through

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Mets Monitoring Daniel Murphy In Case Zobrist Pursuit Falls Through

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters today at the winter meetings that the Mets are still in contact with representatives for Daniel Murphy and are interested in re-signing him if a deal with Ben Zobrist doesn’t materialize. Ricco also said the team is willing to go into next year with Dilson Herrera as the starter […]

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Sandy Alderson Diagnosed With Cancer

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Sandy Alderson Diagnosed With Cancer

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has been diagnosed with  cancer and is facing 8 to 12 weeks of chemotherapy the team announced on Friday. The Mets would not expand on the type of cancer, but did say it was treatable. Obviously, Sandy will not attend the Winter Meetings as he battles through this. […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Steve Cishek, RHP

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Steve Cishek, RHP

Steve Cishek Bats: Right — Throws: Right Position: Relief Pitcher Born: June 18th, 1986 (Age 29) After the Cardinals non-tendered Steve Cishek Wednesday night, it gave the Mets another option to consider for the bullpen. Right now, the only truly reliable arm behind Jeurys Familia is Addison Reed, leaving the Mets with a clear need to […]

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Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

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Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

After missing the entire 2015 due to injury, Zack Wheeler is determined to make a major impact next season. Wheeler is continuing to make progress from Tommy John surgery, and he is targeting a June or July comeback according to Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News. Ackert says that he’s throwing from 120 feet […]

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Mets Sign RHP Jim Henderson To Minor League Deal

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Mets Sign RHP Jim Henderson To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets announced that they have signed RHP Jim Henderson to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training. Henderson, 33, has made 111 career relief appearances with the Milwaukee Brewers between 2012 and 2014 with a 3.44 ERA and 1.125 WHIP. In 2013, his first full season in the major […]

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Yunel Escobar Is Not A Good Fit For Mets

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Yunel Escobar Is Not A Good Fit For Mets

The Nationals are expected to make third baseman/shortstop Yunel Escobar available during next week’s Winter Meetings, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Escobar, 33, saw some big improvement at the plate in 2015 after being acquired by the Nationals, easily eclipsing his 93 wRC+ with the Rays in 2014 and posting a 120 wRC+ with […]

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Market For Reliever Joakim Soria Is Getting Robust

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Market For Reliever Joakim Soria Is Getting Robust

Joakim Soria, who is one of the top relief pitchers on the market along with Darren O’Day, is looking for a contract worth approximately $27 million over three years according to Jayson Stark of ESPN. The Mets, who are in need of another shutdown pitcher to pair with Jeurys Familia, are reportedly interested in Soria who would […]

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Wilmer Flores Homers In Return To Winter Ball Action

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Wilmer Flores Homers In Return To Winter Ball Action

Last Thursday Wilmer Flores was hit by a pitch on his left heel and was out of the lineup until last night for the Bravos de Margarita. In game one of Venezuelan League action, Flores played second base and batted fifth. He crushed a solo home run to left field in his first at bat which you […]

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Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

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Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, Jose Miguel Fernandez has defected from Cuba in hopes of pursuing a MLB contract. Fernandez was rated as the number three overall Cuban prospect by Badler prior to the season, and he’s expected to be in high demand around the league. While he’s not a huge homerun threat, […]

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Cubs Non-Tender LHP Jack Leathersich

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Cubs Non-Tender LHP Jack Leathersich

The Chicago Cubs non-tendered LHP Jack Leathersich on Wednesday, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. Leathersich was not even arbitration-eligible, but the Cubs decided to non-tender him anyway, ending his time in the organization after just two weeks. It could be the Cubs had some concerns about his elbow surgery once they claimed him and […]

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