Mets Sign Journeyman Catcher Raul Chavez

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Journeyman Catcher Raul Chavez

The Mets have signed catcher Raul Chavez to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, the club announced on Friday. Chavez, 37, played in the Blue Jays’ organization last season, batting .210 with 18 runs, 13 doubles, three home runs and 24 RBIs with Triple-A Las Vegas. He last played […]

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Johan Santana To Begin Throwing

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The Mets are reporting that Johan Santana met with their Mets medical staff and that they have cleared him to begin a rehab program which will have him throwing before the start of Spring Training. A spokesman for the team said Santana is where he should be in terms of coming back surgery to repair a torn anterior […]

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Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano To 3-Year Deal

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Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano To 3-Year Deal

According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Yankees have agreed to terms with Rafael Soriano on a three-year, $35 million deal. The deal comes as a big surprise because Yankees GM Brian Cashman has been very adamant that he would not give up the team’s first round draft pick to sign Soriano. Soriano had a tremendous season […]

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Ryota Igarashi Clears Waivers

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Ryota Igarashi Clears Waivers

According ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam Rubin, Mets reliever Ryota Igarashi, has officially cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo.   Rubin also says that Igarashi will be in major league camp this spring, competing for a spot on the team.

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From Angel Pagan’s Mouth To God’s Ears

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments

Angel Pagan might have been heaven sent over the past two seasons, but now he seems to have his head up in the clouds. According to today’s Daily News, Anthony McCarron reports that the outfielder still believes the Mets can compete with the Phillies for the NL East division title, despite the fact that the […]

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Francisco Rodriguez, The Mets, And Their 41-Man Roster

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments

It seems that the Mets are still in play for starting pitcher Chris Young and that he is very close to making a decision as posted yesterday by my colleague Brandon Butler. Chris Young would be a nice addition for the Mets and if we do get him he instantly becomes the biggest acquisition of the Mets offseason […]

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Citi Field Never Looked So Good

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments

I got treated to a great link in our chat room yesterday that pretty much blew me away when it opened up. Check out this amazing rendition of Citi Field by the critically acclaimed New York artist, Borbay. This guy is a genius. You need to visit Borbay’s site where he takes you through a complete […]

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Kranepool Only Watches Mets When They Have A Good Product

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments
Kranepool Only Watches Mets When They Have A Good Product

Beloved Met (I actually call him Mr. Met), Ed Kranepool spoke about the Mets yesterday in an article I came across by Laurel Pfahler of TC Palm, she discusses expectations for the Mets with Ed Charles, Ed Kranepool and other former Mets who are at Mets Fantasy Camp down at Port St. Lucie. They talk […]

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2011 Sunday Night Baseball Schedule – Bobby Valentine Means Must See TV!

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Sunday Night Baseball Schedule – Bobby Valentine Means Must See TV!

ESPN has just released their 2011 Sunday Night Baseball schedule. The new season will feature a brand new broadcast team of Dan Shulman doing the play by play, and former Mets Orel Hershiser and Bobby Valentine as analysts. This oughta be a lot of fun! The Mets have games televised on May 1st and July […]

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Making Sense of the Tankersley Signing

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments

The signing of LHP Taylor Tankersley on the surface appears to be a mediocre move, but an in-depth look reveals a method to the madness. Tankersley has been with the Marlins for his entire major league career so he knows the division. It is not a huge factor but is a slight benefit knowing the premiere bats in the NL East in advance. […]

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