The Yankees Gets Better, While The Mets Get Metsier

An article by posted on December 9, 2009 0 Comments

It looks like the Yankees are set to make the loudest noise in Indianapolis since the 93rd running of the Indy 500 last May 24th. A rumored three team deal between the Tigers, Yankees and D’backs is now official according to several sources. Here is what it looks like: The Yankees get Curtis Granderson, the […]

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Unloading Gary Matthews Jr. Will Be Tougher Than Luis Castillo

An article by posted on December 9, 2009 0 Comments

According to John Harper of the Daily News, the Angels may be willing to trade outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. to the Mets for second baseman Luis Castillo. Matthews is still owed close to $22.5 million over the next two seasons. Last night, I spoke to someone with knowledge of the situation, who told me that the Angels would […]

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Sticker Shock Has Mets Looking At Lackey Again

An article by posted on December 8, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com got a few laughs tonight when he said the following on Twitter moments ago, Mets taking a little closer look at Lackey after getting sticker shock on middle-rung starters. Might rather pay for ace. I guess when the Mets learned that the Milwaukee  Brewers’ offer to starting pitcher Randy Wolf was around three years […]

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Another Day, Another Catcher: Omar Talks To Torrealba’s Agent

An article by posted on December 8, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon of Newsday, Rockies’ catcher Yorvit Torrealba may be on the Mets radar.  Again. Earlier today, Omar Minaya spoke to Melvin Roman, the agent for free agent catcher Yorvit Torrealba.  If Bengie Molina continues to ask for a three-year deal, the Mets might consider Torrealba. However, if you recall, two years ago […]

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Mets Attempts To Sign Randy Wolf, “Fruitless”

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Jon Heyman of SI.com reported via Twitter that the Mets attempts to try and sign free agent starter Randy Wolf appear to be “fruitless”. It now appears almost certain that he will sign with the Milwaukee Brewers for three years and approximately $9 million dollars per season. The Wolf to the Brewers rumors really intensified last night, but earlier today some […]

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Mets Sign Mike Hessman To Minor League Deal (yawn)

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Adam Rubin of the Daily News, is reporting that the Mets have signed career minor leaguer Mike Hessman. Hessman, 31, played of the Class-AAA Toledo Mud Hens last season and batted .217 with a team leading 23 home runs and 77 RBIs. The third baseman is adept as several other positions including outfield, and is […]

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Mets Considering Kevin Millwood And Corey Hart; May Trade Maine

An article by posted on December 8, 2009 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets and Brewers have discussed a deal that could send John Maine to Milwaukee in exchange for outfielder Corey Hart, and possibly another deal with the Texas Rangers for Kevin Millwood.. Will put up links in morning, but learned Mets are talking to Brewers about a Maine-Corey Hart swap, and also with Rangers about Kevin Millwood. […]

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Another Winter Meetings Wish List

An article by posted on December 8, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday the winter meetings officially began in Indianapolis and as usual some trades were apparently made and then it turned out that there was no trade. In some cases the two teams involved in the trade had not even spoken to each other.  This is the joys of covering the winter meetings.  In the case […]

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Mets To Offer Bengie Molina One-Year Deal With Option?

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman who was a guest on MLB Network’s Hot Stove show, the Mets may be readying an offer for free agent catcher Bengie Molina. On his blog at SI.com, Heyman wrote,   The Mets are considering a bid of about $6 million for one guaranteed year plus a second-year option for free-agent […]

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Are The Mets Trying To Sign Every Catcher In Baseball?

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

First it was Chris Coste.  Then it was Henry Blanco.  Earlier today, Joe D posted that the Mets might go after Rod Barajas if they can’t get Bengie Molina.  SI.com’s Jon Heyman is now saying that the Mets are considering offering Molina a one-year deal worth $6 million, plus an option for a second year.  […]

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