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Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

Yoenis Cespedes is coming back to Flushing after the Mets stunned everyone and agreed to a three year, $75 million dollar deal with a first year opt-out clause on Friday night. The right-handed slugger hit .291/.328/.542 with 35 homers, 42 doubles and 105 RBI last season, including a .287/.337/.604 slash line with 17 homers, 14 […]

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Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Agree To Three-Year, $75 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Agree To Three-Year, $75 Million Deal

Mets Reach Deal With Yoenis Cespedes! Yoenis Cespedes and the New York Mets have agreed to a three-year deal worth $75 million dollars, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal includes a provision that Cespedes will be able to opt-out after one year (in which he will make $27.5 M). The deal also includes a full […]

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Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

Latest update, 11 p.m. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is now reporting that the Mets and Yoenis Cespedes are “closing in” on a deal According to Rosenthal, the deal will be in the range of three years and $70 million with an opt-out after year one. 10 p.m. update: According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the infamous […]

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David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

Is the momentum building? In an interview with the NY Daily News’ Kristie Ackert, David Wright now says he would like to see Yoenis Cespedes return to Queens for the 2016 season. I will put my name behind the statement that Yo was a good teammate on the field and a great teammate off the field,” […]

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Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

As was reported on Wednesday night, the New York Mets agreed to terms with LHP Antonio Bastardo on a two year deal worth $12 million dollars. It was not the signing that many Mets fans had hoped for last night, but a solid one nonetheless. Bastardo is a lefty but, not limited to being just […]

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Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

This is part three of our series recognizing the Mets minor leaguers that had the best statistical years during the 2015 season. These players were chosen on the numbers and not their prospect value. The eight position players chosen as the starters on this 25-man all-star team were Patrick Mazeika, Dominic Smith, Dilson Herrera, Gavin Cecchini, Eudor Garcia, Wuilmer Becerra, Kevin Kaczmarski, and Travis […]

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Nationals Offer To Yoenis Cespedes Over $100 Million

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Offer To Yoenis Cespedes Over $100 Million

The Washington Nationals have made an offer to free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, who first reported they were very interested in the former Met after they lost out on signing Justin Upton. Sources tell Jon Heyman that the Nats are offering a five year deal north of $100 million […]

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Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

According to Marc Topkin of Tampa Bay Times the Tampa Bay Rays have an agreement in place on a one-year deal with Steve Pearce, pending a physical. He says that Pearce will DH some while playing the first base and a little outfield against left-handed pitching. Pearce struggled with the bat last year, hitting only […]

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Featured Article: FanGraphs Projects 84 Win Season For Mets

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: FanGraphs Projects 84 Win Season For Mets

FanGraphs posted their preseason projections for the 2016 season on Tuesday, and surprisingly they have the New York Mets projected for an 84-78 record. The Chicago Cubs tops the National League with 95 wins, followed by the Dodgers with 90, Nationals with 88, and the Giants with 86. The Mets are tied with the Cardinals and […]

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Dominic Smith Receiving High Praise For His Defense

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Receiving High Praise For His Defense

MLB Pipeline released their Minor League All-Defensive Team with Mets prospect Dominic Smith being selected as the first baseman. The eight man defensive team also included Minnesota Twins outfield prospect Byron Buxton, Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia, and Pirates catcher Reese McGuire. Smith has been receiving rave reviews for his defense all year from a handful of different outlets. He was named […]

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