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Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

An article by posted on 16/12/2016 0 Comments
Cabrera Makes Winter Ball Season Debut Without Mets Permission

New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera made his 2016 winter league debut last night for the Leones del Caracas in Venezuela. His debut comes just a day after Sandy Alderson said that Cabrera and Jeurys Familia had yet to receive permission from the Mets to play in winter ball. Cabrera batted sixth and was the […]

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NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

An article by posted on 15/12/2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Miami Marlins have signed right-hander reliever Junichi Tazawa to a two-year, $12 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Tazawa, 30, is coming off the possibly worst full season of his career. He had a 4.17 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and allowed nine home runs in only 49.2 innings for the Boston Red Sox. The […]

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Mets Sign Two Relievers To Minor League Deals

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Mets Sign Two Relievers To Minor League Deals

The Mets have signed right-handed relievers Ben Rowen and Cory Burns to minor league deals. Rowen gets an invite to big league camp while Burns does not. Rowen, 28, has made 12 total appearances in the major leagues. In those appearances, he has pitched 11.2 innings with a 6.94 ERA, 2.057 WHIP, and a 6.9 […]

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Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

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Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

Left-handed reliever Mike Dunn and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a three-year, $19 million deal and an option for a fourth year at $6 million. The Dunn deal has continued a trend this season in which relievers across the board have been getting larger than expected free agent deals. The first domino in the […]

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Doubtful That Charlie Blackmon Gets Traded

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Doubtful That Charlie Blackmon Gets Traded

According to Buster Olney of ESPN, it’s doubtful that Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon gets dealt because they’re looking for an Adam Eaton like package for him. Blackmon, 30, will become a free agent after the 2018 season while Eaton is under the Washington Nationals through the 2019 season. Original Post – Dec 13 The […]

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Four Low-Cost Potential Starting Pitching Targets

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Four Low-Cost Potential Starting Pitching Targets

Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and Steven Matz are coming off season ending surgeries, and the Mets most likely don’t want them making over 30 starts and/or going over 200 innings. The Mets need someone to fill-in for those starts and eat up some innings. Additionally, the team needs a fifth starter. If the season was […]

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NL East Report: Nats, Marlins Still Looking For A Closer

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NL East Report: Nats, Marlins Still Looking For A Closer

While the New York Mets have been primarily dormant since re-signing star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and getting second baseman Neil Walker back when he accepted the qualifying offer, there has been plenty of movement and chatter among the other NL East teams. The Mets biggest need remains a reliever that has closing experience and that […]

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Is Sean Doolittle a Fit for the Mets?

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Is Sean Doolittle a Fit for the Mets?

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Washington Nationals may turn their sights to Oakland Athletics left-handed reliever, Sean Doolittle, as they continue to search for a closer. With the possibility of Doolittle being available, it may behoove the New York Mets to take a look at him themselves as they look to solidify […]

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Matt Harvey Feels Great, Pronounces Himself Healthy

An article by posted on 14/12/2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Feels Great, Pronounces Himself Healthy

Mets right-hander Matt Harvey pronounced himself healthy and ready to go on Wednesday, during a team charity event in New York. “I obviously don’t have a crystal ball, but the way things are feeling now and how my body feels. I’m feeling great.” The 2016 season was a very tough one for Harvey as he […]

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Mets Have Not Given Permission for Familia and Cabrera to Play Winter Ball

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Mets Have Not Given Permission for Familia and Cabrera to Play Winter Ball

New York Mets players, Jeurys Familia and Asdrubal Cabrera are readying themselves to play winter ball in order to prepare themselves for the World Baseball Classic. The only problem is the team has yet to provide permission for either player to participate in their respective leagues. With injuries always being a concern and an eye […]

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