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Update: Alderson Clarifies Report On Future With New York

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Update: Alderson Clarifies Report On Future With New York

Update Feb. 19th, 2014 2:45pm: Sandy Alderson provided ESPNNewYork.com with some more information on last night’s New York Post report regarding his desire to remain Mets GM for another few years: “That was a guess on the part of the writer and the source,” Alderson told ESPNNewYork.com. “I haven’t talked to anybody about that.” “I […]

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Orioles Still Interested In Ike Davis

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Orioles Still Interested In Ike Davis

Joel Sherman of the NY Post, writes that the Baltimore Orioles still have interest in Ike Davis, to serve primarily as a designated hitter. Sherman shares: Baltimore believes it has several options, including free agents Nelson Cruz and Kendrys Morales. However, both of those players were made qualifying offers, which means any team – other than their last […]

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Pirates Keeping Tabs On Ike Davis During Mets Camp

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Pirates Keeping Tabs On Ike Davis During Mets Camp

Jason Starks of ESPN.com writes that the Pirates continue to monitor Ike Davis‘ status in Mets camp. The Pirates are looking to find a left handed hitting platoon to partner with  Gaby Sanchez at first base. Stark shares that when Morales and/or Nelson Cruz sign, it could result in players such as Justin Smoak or Mitch Moreland becoming available. Pirates GM Neal Huntington said […]

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Flores Seems Bound For Triple-A Start

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Flores Seems Bound For Triple-A Start

Terry Collins strongly hinted that Wilmer Flores seems destined for a Triple-A start unless he can work his way into an infield position, reports ESPN’s Adam Rubin. Something that doesn’t seem likely. “I think with what we have on the infield — you know what? — if he’s not going to get a lot of […]

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Collins Reminds Nieuwenhuis He’s Not Forgotten

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Reminds Nieuwenhuis He’s Not Forgotten

Terry Collins has recently made a point to tell Kirk Nieuwenhuis that, despite the additions of Curtis Granderson, Eric Young Jr. and Chris Young since the middle of last season and the impressive play by Juan Lagares, he is not an afterthought, according to Adam Rubin. Nieuwenhuis hit .189/.278/.337 with 18 hits, 14 RBI’s and […]

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Wilmer Flores Says He Can Play Shortstop

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Says He Can Play Shortstop

ESPN’s Adam Rubin writes that Wilmer Flores has not played shortstop in the Mets organization since 2011, when a lack of first-step quickness prompted the organization to shift him to other infield spots. Rubin also shares that Terry Collins has suggested he will revisit at least dabbling with Flores at shortstop during spring training. And Flores, who arrived […]

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Baseball Prospectus Releases A Surprising Mets Top Ten Prospect List

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Releases A Surprising Mets Top Ten Prospect List

Jason Parks of Baseball Prospectus released their Top 10 Mets Prospects this morning, which included a couple of interesting surprises. RHP Noah Syndergaard C Travis d’Arnaud 3B Wilmer Flores RHP Rafael Montero SS Amed Rosario 1B Dominic Smith OF Cesar Puello C Kevin Plawecki CF Brandon Nimmo RHP Marcos Molina Marcos Molina jumps right out as he’s one player I’ve yet to see on any Mets […]

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Chris Young Wants To Play Center

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Wants To Play Center

Chris Young met with the Media on Monday and Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that CY is receptive to playing anywhere in the outfield, but his clear preference remains center field. “I understood the situation coming in, but I let the team know center field was where I’m most comfortable.” Young continued, “I made that […]

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Time Now For Balls and Bats, Not Brickbats

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Time Now For Balls and Bats, Not Brickbats

After experiencing my first offseason following a site such as MMO, I have arrived at the belief that what is said in the offseason, should stay in the offseason. Especially now, days before spring training begins in earnest for the 2014 New York Mets. When Joe D. gave me an opportunity to write a few […]

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Mets Sign Two Pitchers To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Sign Two Pitchers To Minor League Deals

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that the Mets have signed right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle to a minor-league contract and it does not include an invite to the big-league camp. On Monday, the Mets also signed lefty-reliever Dana Eveland to the same type of deal. Carlyle, 36, last pitched in the majors in 2011 with the Yankees, where he was […]

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