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Mets Have No Plans To Watch Denard Span

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have No Plans To Watch Denard Span

For those of you – and I know there’s a lot of you – holding out hope that the Mets were still in the hunt for free agent outfielder Denard Span despite the signing of Alejandro De Aza, here’s some sobering news for you… According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets […]

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Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

An article by posted on December 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

Wow, deal is for much more than initially reported. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free agent outfielder Alejandro De Aza will get a guaranteed $5.75 million plus incentives that could make the total deal worth $7 million. That some believe De Aza is getting that kind of money to replace Kirk Nieuwenhuis is […]

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Mets To Attend Denard Span Workout After New Year

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets To Attend Denard Span Workout After New Year

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post has confirmed that the New York Mets are among the teams that will be on hand for the special workout Denard Span has planned  in Tampa after the New Year. The free agent center fielder says he fully recovered from his hip surgery and his agent Scott Boras […]

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Mets Still Open To Full-Time Center Fielder

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Still Open To Full-Time Center Fielder

While it seems ever more likely that the Mets will be looking for a platoon player in center field in the coming weeks, Assistant GM John Ricco won’t rule out the possibility of acquiring a full-time center fielder. It appears likely that Juan Lagares will enter next season as part of a platoon, but there […]

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Pondering The Future Of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Pondering The Future Of Juan Lagares

Is it too soon to call Juan Lagares a bust? As of now, that appears to be the call on the 5-year, $23-million the Mets gave to the flashy center fielder after his 2014 Gold Glove Award winning season. He might get a pass because of a bad elbow that allowed base runners to take […]

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Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

It certainly appears as though the Mets do not plan to do anything significant if they fail to land free agent infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist, who is expected to sign with a team by the end of next week’s Winter Meetings. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets don’t appear inclined to offer Zobrist […]

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Add Orioles to Growing List of Suitors for Gerardo Parra

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Add Orioles to Growing List of Suitors for Gerardo Parra

The New York Mets have kept in contact with the representatives for free agent outfielder Gerardo Parra whom they met with at the GM Meetings earlier this month. He appears to be one of the top targets on the Mets’ offseason wish list. While Parra disappointed in the second half with the Baltimore Orioles, he […]

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Braves Deal Cameron Maybin To Tigers

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Deal Cameron Maybin To Tigers

The Detroit Tigers acquired center fielder Cameron Maybin and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for LHP Ian Krol and LHP Gabe Speier, both teams announced on Friday. Maybin, 28, batted .267 with a .327 on-base and .697 OPS in 141 games. He collected 18 doubles, 10 home runs, 59 RBI and 23 stolen bases […]

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Royals Defeat Mets 5-4 In Epic Game 1 Thriller

An article by posted on October 28, 2015 0 Comments
Royals Defeat Mets 5-4 In Epic Game 1 Thriller

The New York Mets were defeated by the Kansas City Royals by a score of 5-4 in the first game of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium Tuesday night. Pitching: The game got off to a rocky start. The Mets went down quickly in the first inning, and when the Royals came to bat in […]

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Cespedes Says Shoulder Is Better, Will Be Ready For Game 1

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Cespedes Says Shoulder Is Better, Will Be Ready For Game 1

Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes took his turn in a media session at Citi Field on Saturday and told reporters his shoulder feels better and that he will be ready for Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday in Kansas City. “I don’t believe that it will limit me. I wouldn’t say that if I […]

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Collins Relieved That Cespedes Only Suffered Bruised Fingers

An article by posted on October 1, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Relieved That Cespedes Only Suffered Bruised Fingers

The team breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday night, when x-rays on Yoenis Cespedes came back negative and revealed no broken bones. He was diagnosed with contusions on his ring and middle fingers on his left hand. “I felt the pain when I first got hit,” Cespedes said after the game. “I didn’t think […]

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