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Mets and Mejia Agree On $1.9MM Contract He’ll Never Collect

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Mets and Mejia Agree On $1.9MM Contract He’ll Never Collect

In what can only be deemed a ridiculous formality, suspended relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets agreed on Tuesday to a one-year contract worth $1,976,000. Because he was given a lifetime ban from baseball after testing positive for a PED for the third time, Mejia will not collect one red cent of […]

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David Wright Is Swinging A Bat

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
David Wright Is Swinging A Bat

Mets third baseman David Wright was at the Hampton Roads Sports Academy in Norfolk, Virginia and was video taped swinging a bat in their indoors batting cage last week.   Wright, 34, was knocked out for the season when he underwent neck surgery last June. Before that, he had hit .226/.350/.438 with seven home runs and 14 […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Tom Seaver

An article by posted on December 25, 2016 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Tom Seaver

Unless you marry your high school sweetheart, it’s almost inevitable that after you break up you will see your first love in someone else’s arms.  Maybe walking the hall, maybe outside the school, but somewhere you see the first girl of your dreams with someone else. Those feelings are what many felt the first time […]

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Why Keith Hernandez Should Be in the Hall of Fame

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Why Keith Hernandez Should Be in the Hall of Fame

Shortly after the New Year, the newest Hall of Fame class will be announced. It will surely pass with its annual hoopla and gripes that surround the voting every season. There’s no good system for this voting and because of it, undeserving players get in and deserving players get left out. There’s one player that […]

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Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Could Still Face At Least 30 Game Suspension

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia is expected to be suspended at least 30 games despite having charges dropped against him according to Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News. The simple assault charge against Familia was dropped yesterday in Fort Lee Municipal Court, and the judge ordered that the incident be expunged from his […]

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David Wright “Simulating” Baseball Activities

An article by posted on December 13, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright “Simulating” Baseball Activities

According to Sandy Alderson, Mets captain David Wright has begun simulating baseball activities. That means he is going through the motions, just not on the field. He is on track to begin full baseball activities in January. Wright, 34, was knocked out for the season when he underwent neck surgery last June. Before that, he […]

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Mets Report Cards: Asdrubal Cabrera, SS

An article by posted on December 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Report Cards: Asdrubal Cabrera, SS

 ASDRUBAL CABRERA, SS Player Data: Age: 31, Bats: S, Throws: R, Contract: Signed for 2017 at $8.25 million 2016 Primary Stats: .280/.336/.474, 30 2B, 23 HR, 62 RBI 2016 Review: It was a tale of two seasons for Asdrubal Cabrera in 2016.  Prior to landing on the disabled list on August 2, Asdrubal was having a fairly […]

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Nationals Join the Kenley Jansen Bidding

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Join the Kenley Jansen Bidding

A day after landing outfielder Adam Eaton, the Washington Nationals have shifted their focus back to the bullpen and are making a push for Kenley Jansen according to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. Previously, it was expected that the sweepstakes for the dominant closer would come down to a bidding war between the Miami Marlins and […]

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Morning Grind: Winter Meetings Come To A Close

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Winter Meetings Come To A Close

Sandy Alderson told reporters yesterday, that the team hopes to get payroll below the current $150 million dollar level and that could mean holding off on adding any new contracts until they could shed existing contracts – namely Jay Bruce who is set to earn $13 million. ”If you were to take what we have right […]

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Where Do Things Stand With Yoenis Cespedes?

An article by posted on November 28, 2016 0 Comments
Where Do Things Stand With Yoenis Cespedes?

Good morning everyone and I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend. I’ve had my fill of turkey, pumpkin pie and football, and I’m ready to get back to talking and writing about our New York Mets. For most Met fans, there’s only one thing on everyone’s mind right now and it continues to […]

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