Tag: Buster Olney

Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets were “unimpressed” with Scott Kazmir’s showcase yesterday and that a reunion with Kazmir is “unlikely.” Last week, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney, reported the Mets are one of six teams that Scott Kazmir is considering signing with and that he could make a decision in the next few days. Sandy […]

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A.J. Burnett Close To Being Traded To Pirates

An article by posted on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
A.J. Burnett Close To Being Traded To Pirates

It looks like A.J. Burnett is on his way to the Pirates. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Pirates and Yankees have a framework for a possible A.J. Burnett deal in place. The deal is not done but the two teams have a lot of common ground and Pittsburgh is still the frontrunner. Yesterday, […]

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Hey Fred, This Buds For You – Selig To Get Two Year Extension

An article by posted on January 10, 2012 0 Comments
Hey Fred, This Buds For You – Selig To Get Two Year Extension

And the beat goes on… Uncle Bud, or Commissioner Bud Selig as most of you know him, will be extended for at least two more years according to ESPN’s Buster Olney. But of course he is… The dirty deed will be consummated later this week at the owners’ meetings. Selig became MLBs acting commissioner in 1992 thanks to some late […]

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ESPN: Marlins Getting A Feel For Interest In Hanley Ramirez

An article by posted on December 9, 2011 0 Comments
ESPN: Marlins Getting A Feel For Interest In Hanley Ramirez

Buster Olney of ESPN tweets – Under category of Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Marlins have poked around in the market to get a feel for interest in Hanley Ramirez. The plot thickens. Original Post 12/7 A rumor circulated yesterday that Hanley Ramirez asked to be traded and is in an uproar about the idea of moving over […]

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Could B.J. Upton and Grady Sizemore Be CF Options For Mets

An article by posted on October 30, 2011 0 Comments
Could B.J. Upton and Grady Sizemore Be CF Options For Mets

Buster Olney of ESPN.com reported that the Tampa Bay Rays will “probably” trade B.J. Upton over the offseason. The Rays came close to dealing their center fielder to the Washington Nationals prior to the trade deadline, but weren’t able to agree on the pieces before time ran out. Upton made $4.825 million in 2011 and is due for […]

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Latest Reactions and Updates On K-Rod Trade

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments
Latest Reactions and Updates On K-Rod Trade

Latest Updates & Reactions on K-Rod Trade: Buster Olney – There is reportedly a list of five minor leaguers that the Mets will choose from. None of them considered top prospects. Mike Diaz – Round 1: Sandy Alderson vs. Scott Boras goes to Alderson. Boras got punched in the gut & took a right to the […]

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Mets Made Offer to Alfredo Aceves; Chose Red Sox Instead

An article by posted on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Made Offer to Alfredo Aceves; Chose Red Sox Instead

According to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin and ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney, the Mets reportedly made an offer to free-agent reliever Alfredo Aceves. The deal was reportedly a major-league contract worth $500,000, with an additional $100,000 in incentives.  Unfortunately, Aceves chose to sign with the Red Sox instead.  Aceves appeared in ten games for […]

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Nationals Not In Running For Chris Young

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments
Nationals Not In Running For Chris Young

Updated January 15th, 8:55AM EST Sources tell MLB.com’s William Ladson that the report saying the Nationals are interested in Chris Young are “not true”.  Earlier this week, it was reported that the Nationals were the other team, besides the Mets, who are interested in Chris Youngs services.  This means the Mets are the lone wolf in the running for […]

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Mets Not Willing/Able To Spend

An article by posted on July 10, 2010 0 Comments

This week, I had a conversation with a source who is very close to a member of the Mets organization. This Mets source told him that the Mets will not be spending large amounts of money on any players any time soon. He cited Jason Bay as being the last of the big signings.  Citing the situation regarding the […]

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Oliver Perez Is Key To Mets Success

An article by posted on February 2, 2010 0 Comments

In a new column by Buster Olney of ESPN, Oliver Perez tops his list of key number two starters for 2010. he explains why, but not before taking a shot at the Mets spendthrift ways. The expectation within the Mets’ organization is that the team has finished its winter spending, and this would seem to […]

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