Randy Johnson Announces His Retirement From Baseball

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Randy Johnson, the dominant lefthander who scared hitters and low-flying doves alike, announced his retirement from baseball after 22 seasons.  Johnson finished his career with the San Francisco Giants, the team with which he achieved his 300th career victory on June 4, 2009.  Ironically, his 300th win came against the Washington Nationals, who used to […]

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Andre Dawson Selected To The Hall Of Fame

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Andre Dawson finally received the call he’s been waiting nine years for.  However, he won’t be celebrating by going to Disneyworld.  Instead, he’ll be going to Cooperstown as the newest member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In one of the closest votes in Hall of Fame history, Dawson was named on 77.9% of […]

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Surprised? Yep

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I have to be honest, I didn’t think GM Omar Minaya had it in him to land Jason Bay.  I was ready to chalk up the 2010 season to rebuilding and maybe finishing in fourth place, but Minaya’s pursuit and subsequent landing of Bay to play left field for the Mets and possibly bat cleanup […]

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2010 Outlook: The Marlins – Fear The Fish

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I fear the Fish . As currently constituted the the Marlins are a very good ball club.  They finished 87-75 in 2009 and have the potential to do better in 2010.  This is quite a feat considering they have the lowest payroll team in all of baseball.  Last year they started the season at $36M.  […]

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What’s In A Number? Jason Bay And #44

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When Jason Bay runs out to play left field for the Mets on Opening Day in April, he will be doing so with a #44 on his back.  It is the same number he wore during his season and a half in Boston.  Here’s a brief history for you on his uniform number choices. Before […]

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Cardinals Agree On 7 Year Deal With Matt Holliday

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The dominoes are all starting to fall now… Jon Heyman of SI.com,is now reporting that free agent outfielder, Matt Holliday has agreed to a seven-year, $120 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. The deal includes a full no trade clause as most Scott Boras contracts do. Holliday batted .353 with 13 home runs and […]

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Mets 2010 Lineup Just Got A Whole Lot Better

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While reading Joel Sherman’s latest column at the NY Post, he gave his take on what the Mets lineup would like if he were filling out the lineup card. He is operating on the assumption that the Mets will sign Bengie Molina and re-sign Carlos Delgado. If I were writing out the Mets’ lineup – […]

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Jason Bay Debunks All The Misinformation

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Jason Bay just finished his long anticipated press conference, and in doing so he wiped away all the mud and filth that sports bloggers and journalists had been flinging since the Mets made him an offer after the Winter Meetings. Last week I warned against all these baseless accusations and innuendo that were casting Jason Bay […]

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Luis Castillo For Mike Lowell? I’m Not Feeling It…

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Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports that according to one of his sources, the Mets and Red Sox are considering a swap of Mike Lowell and Luis Castillo, but that it’s not known how far along the discussion has gone. Mike Lowell is in the final year of a contract that will pay him $12 million […]

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2010 Off To Good Start, Looking Forward To What’s Next

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The Mets have started 2010 the right way as Jason Bay is officially a New York Met after passing a physical.  Later on today the Mets will have a press conference introducing Jason Bay as the newest Met.  The deal is for 4 years and is worth $66 million dollars with a vesting option for […]

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