Mets Trade Jefry Marte To A’s For Minor League Outfielder Collin Cowgill

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Mets Trade Jefry Marte To A’s For Minor League Outfielder Collin Cowgill

The Mets have announced they have acquired OF Collin Cowgill from the A’s in exchange for Minor League infielder Jefry Marte. Cowgill, 26, was part of the package that went from Arizona to Oakland in last offseason’s Trevor Cahill deal. After a solid season at Triple-A in 2011, he slumped this season with Triple-A Sacramento batting .254 with four home runs […]

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The Chance For Something Special

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The Chance For Something Special

First, this has to be said. As a fan of the Mets, I want to thank R.A. Dickey for everything he has done and the example he set for any player facing adversity in the game today. I thank Omar Minaya for taking a chance on him, and thank Sandy Alderson for believing in him […]

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Alderson’s Amazin Plan: A Long And Winding Road

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Alderson’s Amazin Plan: A Long And Winding Road

2012 saw Miguel Cabrera become the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years. I wonder if Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski has considered trading Cabrera. Surely after putting up numbers like that he could definitely get some good prospects. We had a pitcher once who seemed to be slipping. He was approaching 33, his best years […]

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Sandy Alderson Gets His Man… And Then Some

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Sandy Alderson Gets His Man… And Then Some

Patience is a virtue.  That certainly applies to the patience of Mets GM, Sandy Alderson, who once again proved his critics wrong this weekend when he secured a windfall of popular prospects from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for reigning Cy Young Award winner, RA Dickey, and his personal catchers, Josh Thole and Mike […]

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Mr. Met Rocking A Hawaiian Shirt, Sunglasses And Flip-Flops

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Mr. Met Rocking A Hawaiian Shirt, Sunglasses And Flip-Flops

The St. Lucie Mets unveiled their new logo on Monday in an afternoon full of pomp and circumstance.  Okay, you can ditch that last part, I just always wanted to use those words in a sentence about the Mets. “It’s a fresh look. We thought it was a good time with our 25th anniversary coming up […]

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Puma: Mets Should Be Getting Outfield Help Soon

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Puma: Mets Should Be Getting Outfield Help Soon

The Mets should be adding an outfielder in the coming days tweets Mike Puma of the New York Post. Puma doesn’t specify a name or whether the acquisition will be via free agency or trade, however Puma offers us two clues. One, is that the front office has been “working on something” and two, that this mystery outfielder […]

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Recap Of Mets Conference Call

An article by posted on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Recap Of Mets Conference Call

Here’s a recap of tonight’s conference call with Sandy Alderson who fielded questions from beat writers and reporters. 6:40 PM – Alderson begins apologizing to writers, thanking Dickey. “The final chapter has not been written, but it has been an extraordinary career.” (Rubin) 6:41 PM - Alderson says it was an “extraordinary privilege” to have Dickey […]

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Press Release: Mets Land Top Prospects For R.A. Dickey

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Press Release: Mets Land Top Prospects For R.A. Dickey

Flushing, New York: The New York Mets today announced that they acquired catchers Travis d’Arnaud and John Buck, righthanded pitcher Noah Syndergaard and outfielder Wuilmer Becerra from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for righthanded pitcher R.A. Dickey and catchers Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas. TRAVIS D’ARNAUD (pronounced “DAR-no”) The 23-year-old d’Arnaud was ranked by MLB.com […]

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Dickey Bids Fans Farewell: “Thanks For Making Me Feel Wanted”

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Dickey Bids Fans Farewell: “Thanks For Making Me Feel Wanted”

Updated by Joe D. at 6:05 PM R.A. Dickey tweeted a fond farewell to Mets fans this afternoon, writing: “Now that it’s official, I want to say that I don’t have the words to express how grateful I am to you for the steadfast support and encouragement I received from all of you. I’ve always […]

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Mike Nickeas Included In Dickey Deal

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Mike Nickeas Included In Dickey Deal

According to Jon Heyman via twitter, Mets catcher Mike Nickeas will be the third player included in the deal that will send R.A. Dickey and Josh Thole to Toronto that recently became official with Dickey’s passing his physical. The Mets will receive 18-year old outfielder Wuilmer Becerra as the fourth player involved in the deal. Heyman describes Becerra […]

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