Mets News & Notes

Jeff Francis Agrees To Deal With The Royals

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments
Jeff Francis Agrees To Deal With The Royals

According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick via Twitter, the Kansas City Royals have signed free agent starter Jeff Francis to a one-year deal. The deal is pending a physical. With the left-hander now off the table, it leaves Chris Young as the top remaining option in the Mets’ price range according to Adam Rubin. Other likely options for […]

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Yankees Sign Soriano To A “Putz” Of A Deal

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments

Have you ever read or heard something that was so out of left field that it made you pause and do a double take? When I read Wallace Matthews’ article on the Yankees signing of Rafael Soriano, I all but mimicked my 4 month old daughter, spitting my morning oatmeal practically through my nose. It […]

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Spring Training Tickets Go On Sale Today

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Training Tickets Go On Sale Today

Tickets to Mets Spring Training games at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie, Florida are now available and for sale. Season and Five-Game Plans for Mets Spring Training games are on sale now. Individual tickets will go on sale at Digital Domain Park Saturday, January 15 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets and information are available […]

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Reds Reward MVP Joey Votto with 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments

The Cincinatti Reds were one of baseball’s surprising teams this past season.  No one expected them to go out there every night and contend with the St. Louis Cardinals for the NL Central division title.  Joey Votto was a key factor in the Reds first division title in 15 years.  Because of his contributions offensively and defensively, He was named NL MVP […]

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Nationals Not In Running For Chris Young

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments
Nationals Not In Running For Chris Young

Updated January 15th, 8:55AM EST Sources tell MLB.com’s William Ladson that the report saying the Nationals are interested in Chris Young are “not true”.  Earlier this week, it was reported that the Nationals were the other team, besides the Mets, who are interested in Chris Youngs services.  This means the Mets are the lone wolf in the running for […]

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A’s Reach 2-Year Agreement With Closer Brian Fuentes

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments
A’s Reach 2-Year Agreement With Closer Brian Fuentes

According to several sources the Oakland A’s are close to finalizing a two-year deal with left-handed reliever Brian Fuentes, a source familiar with negotiations confirmed Sunday. Fuentes, 35, is coming off a fine season that produced a 2.81 ERA and 24 games saves. He joins what I believe could be one of the top bullpens in the league this […]

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Johan Santana To Begin Throwing

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets are reporting that Johan Santana met with their Mets medical staff and that they have cleared him to begin a rehab program which will have him throwing before the start of Spring Training. A spokesman for the team said Santana is where he should be in terms of coming back surgery to repair a torn anterior […]

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Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano To 3-Year Deal

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Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano To 3-Year Deal

According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Yankees have agreed to terms with Rafael Soriano on a three-year, $35 million deal. The deal comes as a big surprise because Yankees GM Brian Cashman has been very adamant that he would not give up the team’s first round draft pick to sign Soriano. Soriano had a tremendous season […]

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Ryota Igarashi Clears Waivers

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments
Ryota Igarashi Clears Waivers

According ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam Rubin, Mets reliever Ryota Igarashi, has officially cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo.   Rubin also says that Igarashi will be in major league camp this spring, competing for a spot on the team.

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Kranepool Only Watches Mets When They Have A Good Product

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments
Kranepool Only Watches Mets When They Have A Good Product

Beloved Met (I actually call him Mr. Met), Ed Kranepool spoke about the Mets yesterday in an article I came across by Laurel Pfahler of TC Palm, she discusses expectations for the Mets with Ed Charles, Ed Kranepool and other former Mets who are at Mets Fantasy Camp down at Port St. Lucie. They talk […]

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