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Jimmy Rollins Traded To Dodgers

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Jimmy Rollins Traded To Dodgers

Great news! No more Jimmy Rollins to the Mets posts… He’s been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers and will replace the departed Hanley Ramirez. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly is reporting that an industry source says the trade is a done deal. Rollins reportedly waived his 10-and-5 rights to accept the trade, something he […]

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Latest On Dillon Gee: Rockies Are Definitely Interested

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Dillon Gee: Rockies Are Definitely Interested

Adam Rubin reports that the Colorado Rockies “definitely have interest” in acquiring Dillon Gee, according to what source told him. Rubin adds that the Mets are intrigued by lefty reliever Rex Brothers, a team insider said. Brothers, 27, went 4-6 with a 5.59 ERA in 74 relief appearances for Colorado last season. Lefty batters actually […]

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Mets Could Lose Multiple Players Including Logan Verrett In Rule 5 Draft

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Mets Could Lose Multiple Players Including Logan Verrett In Rule 5 Draft

Sandy Alderson told reporters that he expects to lose multiple players in the Rule 5 Draft, particularly during the minor league portion. Joel Sherman adds that the Mets are expected to lose RHP Logan Verrett during the MLB portion of the draft. Verrett, 24, went 11-5 with a 4.33 ERA and 1.370 WHIP for Triple-A Las […]

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Twins Would Swap SS Eduardo Escobar For Gee, Mets Not Interested

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Twins Would Swap SS Eduardo Escobar For Gee, Mets Not Interested

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Twins have interest in Dillon Gee or Bartolo Colon, but the Mets don’t like shortstop Eduardo Escobar who they were looking to swap. Sherman says the Twins will move on and a trade is now unlikely. Escobar batted .275 with 35 doubles, six home runs and […]

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Mets Payroll Near $100 Million But Likely To Drop Before Opening Day

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Mets Payroll Near $100 Million But Likely To Drop Before Opening Day

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York estimates the Mets payroll is currently at around $99.3 million dollars barring any further changes to the roster. With the new league minimum set at $507,500, Rubin assigned that figure to 14 pre-arbitration players while adding in the $62.5 million in guaranteed contracts to David Wright, Curtis Granderson, Bartolo Colon, […]

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Mets Offseason Has Been A Long And Winding Road Thus Far

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Has Been A Long And Winding Road Thus Far

There is one essential rule in order to survive the Major League Baseball offseason, don’t believe anything you hear. Especially this week during the Winter Meetings in San Diego, about 90 percent of the rumors you will hear are just that, rumors. A perfect example of how out-of-control the MLB offseason can get is the […]

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Defense Matters, But Apparently Not That Much

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Defense Matters, But Apparently Not That Much

It was interesting to hear Sandy Alderson downplay the importance of defense on Tuesday which seemed to indicate the Mets are moving closer to the realization that Wilmer Flores could very well be the Mets Opening Day shortstop. “We’re going to have to score more runs than the other team, so that’s a combination of […]

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Jon Lester Agrees To $155 Million Pact With Cubs

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Jon Lester Agrees To $155 Million Pact With Cubs

Free agent Jon Lester has agreed to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs. The deal contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons. The $25.8 million average annual value of the deal is the second-highest for a pitcher behind Clayton […]

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Alderson Shifts Gears, Now Looks To Free Agency For Shortstop

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Shifts Gears, Now Looks To Free Agency For Shortstop

Speaking with reporters at the Winter Meetings, Sandy Alderson shifted gears again and now says it’s more likely the Mets acquire a shortstop upgrade via free agency, rather than the original plan which was to execute a trade using the Mets’ pitching depth. This certainly changes a lot for the team, who had several high end, […]

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Mets Unlikely To Sign LHP Craig Breslow After Two Sides Meet

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Mets Unlikely To Sign LHP Craig Breslow After Two Sides Meet

Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that the Mets met personally with free-agent LHP Craig Breslow at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. However, Martino gets the that the Mets are not seriously interested in pursuing him. Sandy Alderson is only willing to sign a reliever on a one-year deal and it seems Breslow is set to […]

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