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David Wright Vows To Be Better

An article by posted on December 16, 2008
David Wright Vows To Be Better

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post, spoke with David Wright who is hell bent on stopping the Mets’ consecutive September slides. “This winter there’s been a desire, a passion to get into the gym as soon as possible and to get back to the cages because just like last offseason, the way the season ends […]

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Putz Is Going To Be Tremendous

An article by posted on December 15, 2008

Eddie Guardado, the former closer and teammate of J.J. Putz, had glowing remarks for new newest Mets setup man during a conversation with the NY Post. The Mets acquired Putz on Wednesday night at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas. The 6-foot-5, 250-pound power righty will set up Francisco Rodriguez at the back end of the […]

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Don’t Ditch Your Oliver Perez Jersey Yet

An article by posted on December 15, 2008

It looks like the Mets may get shut out of their primary starting pitching target, Derek Lowe. due to financial hardships and constraints. (you read that right) Omar Minaya, can only spend what the Wilpons are willing to give him. Adam Rubin of the Daily News, paints the current situation… Finding another starting pitcher is […]

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Putz Deal Already In The Works Before K-Rod Signed

An article by posted on December 15, 2008

Omar Minaya revealed some interesting information about the Baseball Winter Meetings in an exclusive interview with Steve Serby of the NY Post. Serby served up a great volley of questions that really captured the moments that led up to K-Rod’s signing and the lead-up to the Putz trade. Q: As negotiations progressed, you looked K-Rod […]

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The Yankees: Bad For Baseball, Bad For America

An article by posted on December 14, 2008

It has once again become crystal clear there are two sets of rules in Baseball: One for the Yankees and one for everyone else. In a matter of hours, ‘The Evil Empire’ handed out almost a quarter of a billion dollars as if they were the Federal Government bailing out Wall Street. By signing CC […]

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Mets Trade Schoeneweis For What?

An article by posted on December 13, 2008

Update: Saturday, 11:00 AM The Mets agreed to pay $1.6 million of the $3.6 million that Scott Schoeneweis is owed under the terms of Friday’s deal. Wow, we really got hammered on this one. If we were gonna kick in all that cash, we should have gotten back a better player than Connor Robertson. I […]

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It’s Official, Yanks Get Burnett

An article by posted on December 12, 2008

ESPN is reporting that free agent right-hander A.J. Burnett has reached preliminary agreement on a five-year, $82.5 million contract with the Yankees. Burnett’s agreement was confirmed by the office of his agent, Darek Braunecker, The Associated Press reported. While Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and Braunecker are still negotiating final contract terms, the deal is expected […]

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Mets Trade Schoeneweis To Arizona

An article by posted on December 12, 2008

Mets.com is reporting that the Mets have traded Scott Schoeneweis to the Arizona Diamondbacks for righthand pitcher Connor Robertson. Here is the press release: The New York Mets tonight acquired righthanded relief pitcher Connor Robertson from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for lefthanded pitcher Scott Schoeneweis and cash considerations. Robertson, 27, was 0-1 with a 5.14 ERA in nine games […]

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Cole Hamels Calls Mets “Choke Artists”

An article by posted on December 12, 2008

Cole Hamels had some choice words about the Mets yesterday. If you’re in a good mood, stop reading NOW: On our two September slides: “Last year and this year, I think we did believe that. Three years ago, we didn’t, because they smoked everybody. I really thought that was the year they were going to […]

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Phillies Get Raul Ibanez

An article by posted on December 12, 2008

Jayson Stark of ESPN, is reporting that the Phillies have signed Raul Ibanez to a three-year contract He writes, The Phillies have agreed to a three-year contract with free-agent outfielder Raul Ibanez, pending a physical. The deal is believed to be worth $30 million over three years. Ibanez hit .293 with 23 HR, 110 RBI and a […]

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