The Mets have re-signed starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner, reports Anthony DiComo. The deal is for a minor-league contract and will allow the Mets to retain control of Hefner at a reduced salary while he rehabs from Tommy John surgery. Hefner will likely miss a good portion if not all of 2014. Great move though, nice to see Hefner back… Original Post Jeremy Hefner being non-tendered doesn’t sit too well with me. It has nothing to do with […]
The Mets will introduce Curtis Granderson. at a press conference at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday at 12:30 PM. Granderson will wear uniform No. 3 according to a team announcement. MMO will be on hand, John Delcos will be covering the press event for us and the Q&A session afterward. Granderson, 32, is a three-time All-Star and ranks fifth in the majors with a home run every 15.3 at-bats over the last three seasons. He has […]
A Mets official finally offered a reason for why they non-tendered utility man Justin Turner. The source told ESPNNewYork.com that Turner’s propensity for not running hard irked the front office, which had finally seen enough. Turner, who is arbitration-eligible, was likely due to make less than $1 million in 2014. Wow…
It sounds like the Mets won’t be adding Stephen Drew to hold down the shortstop position next season. Sandy Alderson also noted that Ruben Tejada could be the Mets’ shortstop when the season starts in 2014. Mets’ Twitter broke out into a panic when this news broke at around 6:15pm on the first night of Winter Meetings. I’m a bit of a throwback. There are certain positions on the diamond that I feel should be […]
It’s not even Christmas, but it’s not too early to start looking at the bullpen for 2014. The 40 man roster currently has eight relievers. There are 6 or 7 open spots come Opening Day. Sandy Alderson is said to be looking for at least one late-inning reliever. Anthony DiComo of Mets.com reported that the Mets are satisfied with their young core of Bobby Parnell, Vic Black, Jeurys Familia and Gonzalez Germen, and that Alderson does not plan to completely overhaul […]
A Fan Shot by Austin Smith Why won’t you guys sell the team? If you were true Mets fans, you would sell for the simple fact that it’s the best thing to do, for the team, for the fans, and for this city. If you aren’t Mets fans and you’re just doing it for the business aspect and the fact that you get to own a Major League Baseball franchise, well then you shouldn’t be […]
A Fan Shot By Austin Smith With all the huge offseason moves thus far, most notably, Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the Yankees for 7 years and more than $150 million, should the Mets make a huge splash and sign the best free agent on the market in Robinson Cano? With the offseason in full swing before the Winter Meetings have even begun, the whole league has realized the market is flourishing, and free agents are […]
Ever since the Mets were purchased outright by Fred Wilpon in 2000 they have been treated less like a baseball team and more like an apartment complex. Real estate moguls like the Wilpons make their money by speculating, purchasing, (occasionally tossing out your token poor and elderly), rehabbing and selling (or renting) properties for big profits … just like monopoly. While it’s true that the Mets play (and make much of their money) in what […]
J.P. To The Mets’ Rescue? Here we go again… It’s a new week in the Mets Hot Stove, and with it comes a new flurry of the same old nonsense to keep your hearts aglow with this myth of a coming magical offseason that will usher in a run of sustainable championship caliber Mets baseball beginning in 2014. The Blue Jays are shopping J.P. Arencibia, so why don’t we remind Met fans that once upon a […]
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