Nationals, Pirates Deep in Talks for McCutchen

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Nationals, Pirates Deep in Talks for McCutchen

It has been widely reported that the Pittsburgh Pirates are shopping star outfielder Andrew McCutchen after having the worst season of his eight year career. According to Stephen Nesbitt of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the likelihood of a trade is increasing with the winters meetings right around the corner. Stephen also says that the Pirates have had discussions with the Washington Nationals, […]

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Seattle Mariners To Sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski

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Seattle Mariners To Sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mariners are on the verge of acquiring free agent left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski. Rzepczynski, 31, has developed a decent reputation as a lefty specialist over the years. In 2016 with the Athletics and Nationals, he went 1-0 with a 2.64 ERA, striking out 46 batters in 47.2 innings. […]

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Orioles Showing Interest in Granderson, Not Bruce

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Orioles Showing Interest in Granderson, Not Bruce

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, the Baltimore Orioles have shown an interest in acquiring Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets, but they have not shown much interest in Jay Bruce. Both Mets outfielders are on expiring deals, and both players are best suited to playing right field. Mark Trumbo was the Orioles primary […]

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New CBA Notes: All-Star Game Will No Longer Determine Home Field

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
New CBA Notes: All-Star Game Will No Longer Determine Home Field

The new collective bargaining agreement was finally agreed to last night by Major League Baseball and the MLB Player Association as first reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The new pact is for five years and is great news with the beginning of the Winter Meetings coming on December 5. One of the new changes […]

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Sandy Alderson Reiterates Stance on Catcher

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Sandy Alderson Reiterates Stance on Catcher

Amidst the signing that kept Yoenis Cespedes in Queens for four more years and the trade that sent Logan Verrett to Baltimore, General Manager, Sandy Alderson reiterated the team’s stance on their catching circumstance. The Mets GM advised that the team will not be pursuing an “external upgrade at catcher” as per Matt Ehalt of […]

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Should Lagares And Conforto Be Untouchable?

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Should Lagares And Conforto Be Untouchable?

Per Anthony DiComo on Twitter, teams have inquired about outfielders Juan Lagares and Michael Conforto. However, DiComo reports that the Mets have made the two untouchable. The Mets are actively shopping right fielder Jay Bruce. They are also listening to offers for Curtis Granderson, however they would prefer not to trade him. Lagares, known for […]

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Lenny Dykstra: Terry Collins Is A Loser

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Lenny Dykstra: Terry Collins Is A Loser

1986 Mets World Series champion Lenny Dykstra was on CBS’s Jake Brown Show and had some choice words to say about current Mets manager Terry Collins: “As long as Terry Collins is there, they’ll lose. I can’t take him. He’s a joke. At our 30-year reunion he’s shaking everyone’s hand… I said you’re lucky you got good […]

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MLB Owners and Players Union Agree On New CBA

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Owners and Players Union Agree On New CBA

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, MLB Owners and the MLB Players Association have agreed on a new collective-bargaining agreement that will run for five years. This is great news as they were able to avoid any work stoppage, lockout or disruption of the Winter Meetings. We’ll have all the details once the new CBA […]

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Mets Officially Reintroduce Yoenis Cespedes At Citi Field

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Officially Reintroduce Yoenis Cespedes At Citi Field

In a press conference held at Citi Field on Wednesday afternoon, the New York Mets officially reintroduced outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to the media. Cespedes, who agreed to a four year. $110 million dollar deal on Tuesday, signed his new deal today.   “The last two years in Mets history have been about winning,” GM Sandy […]

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Mets Trade Logan Verrett To Orioles For Cash

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Trade Logan Verrett To Orioles For Cash

The Mets have traded RHP Logan Verrett, 26, to the Baltimore Orioles for $50,000 in cash. This move is to free up a roster spot for Yoenis Cespedes. In 2016, Verrett went 3-8 with a 5.20 ERA. He appeared in 35 games (12 starts), striking out 66 batters in 91.2 innings. Verrett has been briefly […]

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