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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Addison Reed, RHP

An article by posted on November 5, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Addison Reed, RHP

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to his […]

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Five Possible Free Agent Reliever Targets

An article by posted on November 5, 2016 0 Comments
Five Possible Free Agent Reliever Targets

Regardless of whether or not Major League Baseball hands down a suspension to Jeurys Familia stemming from his recent arrest, the Mets need to add another reliever to the bullpen. Seeing how the Indians relied on Bryan Shaw, Andrew Miller, and Cody Allen during the postseason, many believe the Mets should create their own trio this offseason. […]

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Collins Hopes He’ll Have Cespedes Back in 2017

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Collins Hopes He’ll Have Cespedes Back in 2017

It is hard to imagine the New York Mets offense without Yoenis Cespedes. Yet again the team enters an offseason where it seems unlikely that their slugger will return, according to what team sources told ESPN New York. Cespedes was brilliant during his time in Queens, putting together a batting line of .282/.348/.554 with 48 […]

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Mets Outright Justin Ruggiano, Elects Free Agency

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Outright Justin Ruggiano, Elects Free Agency

The New York Mets have outrighted outfielder Justin Ruggiano off their 40-man roster. He cleared waivers and elected free agency. He played eight games with the Mets in 2016 before going down with a bad left shoulder. In those eight games, Ruggiano hit .350/.409/.650 with two home runs and six RBIs. Mets fans will remember […]

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Collins Not Planning to Change Postseason Bullpen Management

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Not Planning to Change Postseason Bullpen Management

One theme we saw from the entire 2016 postseason, especially in the World Series, was a shift in how bullpens were used. Terry Francona constantly went to the whip with Andrew Miller, Bryan Shaw, and Cody Allen. In the World Series, Joe Maddon returned the favor with Aroldis Chapman. This was not just a departure […]

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Matt Harvey Receives 2016 Lou Gehrig Award

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Receives 2016 Lou Gehrig Award

At the ALS Association Greater New York 22nd Loug Gehrig Sports Award Benefit, Mets ace Matt Harvey was presented with the Lou Gehrig Sports Award. The Award is given to the athlete shown to embody the character, courage, and determination the late Gehrig once did. In his speech, Harvey spoke about not just want it […]

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Reyes Might See Time at Second Base in 2017

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Reyes Might See Time at Second Base in 2017

The New York Mets officially brought Jose Reyes back for the 2017 season last night when they exercised his league minimum option. Reyes played a majority of his return to the Mets in 2016 at third base which he hadn’t played since 2000 for the Kingsport Mets. In the upcoming season, depending on the health […]

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Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Kelly Johnson is amenable to re-signing with the Mets this offseason. Johnson first became a Met in a 2015 July trade that brought him and Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league pitchers John Gant and Robert Whalen. Last offseason, the Mets made the decision to go forward with Eric Campbell on the bench. Johnson signed […]

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Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

With the World Series now over the Major League offseason begins with 139 players becoming free agents including seven from the Mets. Right-handed starter Bartolo Colon, second baseman Neil Walker, outfielder Alejandro De Aza, first baseman James Loney, lefty reliever Jerry Blevins, right-handed reliever Fernando Salas, and utility guy Kelly Johnson have all officially become […]

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Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

With the World Series ending early this morning, odds makers wasted no time in putting out the odds to win the 2017 World Series.  The Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas lists the Cubs odds of winning at 3-1. Bovada has the Cubs has the Cubs as +350 to win the 2017 World Series. The odds makers […]

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