Baseball In New York, Winter Version – With Sandy, Brian And Derek

An article by posted on November 28, 2010 0 Comments

Baseball has had the headline news in the tabloids over the past couple of weeks in NYC. Yes, it involved both the Yankees and the Mets, but the headlines were not what you’d think. Usually it’s that the Yankees have done something wonderful and the Mets have made another mess – not the case this […]

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Marlins Sign Javier Vazquez To One-Year Deal

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Javier Vazquez is returning back to the National League. According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, Vazquez has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Marlins, pending a physical. The Marlins were considered favorites to sign Vasquez after he reportedly had lunch with Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez last week in Puerto Rico. The […]

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Former Met Kaz Matsui Joins Rakuten Eagles of Japan

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Former Met Kaz Matsui Joins Rakuten Eagles of Japan

I thought this was interesting to share.  Most of you still remember Kaz Matsui. Since leaving Japan, he’s already moved three times, first to the Mets, then to the Rockies, and finally to the Astros.  He finished the 2010 season in the Astros’ minor league system after being waived by them in May, and is now a free agent.  If […]

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Daniel Murphy 2B Experiment Heading In The Right Direction

An article by posted on November 28, 2010 0 Comments

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, shares some information from one of the Red Sox scouts who has been in the Dominican Republic and has observed Daniel Murphy. The second base experiment with Murphy is a work-in-progress but “heading in the right direction,’’ according to a scout who spent a lot of time watching Murphy in […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Leg Injury Not Alarming

An article by posted on November 27, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, Daniel Murphy’s leg injury is not serious.  Daniel Murphy is currently playing in winter ball with the Aguilas Cibaenas, and has been out with the leg injury since last tuesday.  Cibaenas GM Luichey Sanchez told ESPN’s Enrique Rojas that Murphy has “tired legs” and will be rested for 5 […]

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Remaining Pitching Market After Garland Signs With The Dodgers

An article by posted on November 27, 2010 0 Comments

The free agent market and the hot stove season seems like it’s dragging for a lot of teams, but certainly not for the Los Angeles Dodgers who continue to act fast and make solid moves. Two weeks after they made the first splash in this year’s free agent market by signing free agent Ted Lilly […]

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Mets Sign Wally Backman To Manage In Minors

An article by posted on November 26, 2010 0 Comments

John Harper of the Daily News posted an article filled with quotes from a still very dejected Wally Backman. “I really thought I won them over,” Backman said by phone Friday from his home in Oregon. “I came out of each interview thinking it had gone better than the one with the Diamondbacks when I […]

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Will Mets Make A Play For Ellsbury?

An article by posted on November 26, 2010 0 Comments
Will Mets Make A Play For Ellsbury?

It looks like Jacoby Ellsbury may be wearing out his welcome with the Boston Red Sox according to Paul White of USA Today. Ellsbury, who played just 19 games in 2010 after a broken rib wiped out his season, could be on the trading block as Theo Epstein plans to do some roster re-stocking this offseason. White believes […]

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Will Jason Bay Rebound In 2011?

An article by posted on November 26, 2010 0 Comments

On December 29, 2009, the Mets and free agent outfielder Jason Bay agreed to a four-year $66 million deal with a fifth year vesting option that could bring the deal over the $80 million plateau. He was coming of an All-Star year in Boston and even won a Silver Slugger award. He finally earned the […]

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Mets Winter League Report: Flores, F-Mart, O’Connor, Perez

An article by posted on November 26, 2010 0 Comments

As we head into the weekend, here is an update on how our boys are doing in winter league baseball. Dominican Winter League Fernando Martinez finally made his debut and went 1-3 with 2 RBIs on Wednesday. Daniel Murphy continues to rake batting .320 with four home runs and 22 RBIs. However, after just one […]

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