Winter Meetings Roundup: Mets Inactive In A Wild Day 3

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Roundup: Mets Inactive In A Wild Day 3

On the third day of the Winter Meetings, there were plenty of rumors surrounding the Mets. However, none of them resulted in any trades or additions to the major league roster. While fans are starting to get frustrated by the Mets inactivity, General Manager Sandy Alderson remains hopeful that the Mets will make a trade […]

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Marlins Land Dee Gordon In Six-Player Deal With Dodgers

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins Land Dee Gordon In Six-Player Deal With Dodgers

The Marlins and Dodgers completed a blockbuster six-player deal that sends shortstop Dee Gordon and RHP Dan Haren to Miami in exchange for LHP Andrew Heaney, second baseman Enrique Hernandez, RHP Chris Hatcher and catcher Austin Barnes. What started out as a simple Gordon for Heaney swap as first mentioned by ESPN’s Buster Olney, turned […]

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Jimmy Rollins Traded To Dodgers

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Jimmy Rollins Traded To Dodgers

Great news! No more Jimmy Rollins to the Mets posts… He’s been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers and will replace the departed Hanley Ramirez. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly is reporting that an industry source says the trade is a done deal. Rollins reportedly waived his 10-and-5 rights to accept the trade, something he […]

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Latest On Dillon Gee: Rockies Are Definitely Interested

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Dillon Gee: Rockies Are Definitely Interested

Adam Rubin reports that the Colorado Rockies “definitely have interest” in acquiring Dillon Gee, according to what source told him. Rubin adds that the Mets are intrigued by lefty reliever Rex Brothers, a team insider said. Brothers, 27, went 4-6 with a 5.59 ERA in 74 relief appearances for Colorado last season. Lefty batters actually […]

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Mets Could Lose Multiple Players Including Logan Verrett In Rule 5 Draft

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Could Lose Multiple Players Including Logan Verrett In Rule 5 Draft

Sandy Alderson told reporters that he expects to lose multiple players in the Rule 5 Draft, particularly during the minor league portion. Joel Sherman adds that the Mets are expected to lose RHP Logan Verrett during the MLB portion of the draft. Verrett, 24, went 11-5 with a 4.33 ERA and 1.370 WHIP for Triple-A Las […]

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Mets Considering Posting A Bid For Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Considering Posting A Bid For Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang

Sandy Alderson said the Mets are considering posting a bid for Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang according to Adam Rubin. However, Alderson adds that it’s still unresolved whether they will or not. Sounds like progress – albeit small – on the International Posting front for Sandy and Company. To my knowledge they have never posted a […]

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Twins Would Swap SS Eduardo Escobar For Gee, Mets Not Interested

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Twins Would Swap SS Eduardo Escobar For Gee, Mets Not Interested

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Twins have interest in Dillon Gee or Bartolo Colon, but the Mets don’t like shortstop Eduardo Escobar who they were looking to swap. Sherman says the Twins will move on and a trade is now unlikely. Escobar batted .275 with 35 doubles, six home runs and […]

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Mets Payroll Near $100 Million But Likely To Drop Before Opening Day

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Payroll Near $100 Million But Likely To Drop Before Opening Day

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York estimates the Mets payroll is currently at around $99.3 million dollars barring any further changes to the roster. With the new league minimum set at $507,500, Rubin assigned that figure to 14 pre-arbitration players while adding in the $62.5 million in guaranteed contracts to David Wright, Curtis Granderson, Bartolo Colon, […]

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Mets Offseason Has Been A Long And Winding Road Thus Far

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Has Been A Long And Winding Road Thus Far

There is one essential rule in order to survive the Major League Baseball offseason, don’t believe anything you hear. Especially this week during the Winter Meetings in San Diego, about 90 percent of the rumors you will hear are just that, rumors. A perfect example of how out-of-control the MLB offseason can get is the […]

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Defense Matters, But Apparently Not That Much

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Defense Matters, But Apparently Not That Much

It was interesting to hear Sandy Alderson downplay the importance of defense on Tuesday which seemed to indicate the Mets are moving closer to the realization that Wilmer Flores could very well be the Mets Opening Day shortstop. “We’re going to have to score more runs than the other team, so that’s a combination of […]

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