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Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

April 11 Outfielder Chris Young played in an extended spring training game on Thursday and had two singles, two walks and a sacrifice fly in five innings. On Friday he appeared in another extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie which went very well. The Mets announced that Young is now headed for a […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The They’re Baaaack Edition

An article by posted on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The They’re Baaaack Edition

After the cold and snowy winter those of us here in the New York have endured, is there a better sight than Opening Day at Citi Field? Even that was a bit touchy, as winter gave us one last snowy blast last Monday morning. So, after their opening homestand the Mets find themselves at 2-4 […]

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John Lannan Officially Added To Mets 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
John Lannan Officially Added To Mets 40-Man Roster

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reported on his Twitter page that the Mets officially signed John Lannan to a contract and added him to the 40-man roster. Lannan is officially on the Opening Day roster as a reliever.  During the Grapefruit league picthed in seven games and was 0-2, with a 4.91 ERA. This will be […]

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Leaving Las Vegas? Not the Mets…

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Leaving Las Vegas? Not the Mets…

I received a few emails this weekend asking me to weigh in on the Mets and their Triple-A affiliation with Las Vegas which expires at the end of this season. Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger, recently gave a good rundown of the situation that included some perspective from Las Vegas President and COO Don Logan who […]

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Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

After a disabled list stint with shoulder issues last season and a spring training that’s already been plagued by shoulder weakness and now an elbow issue, the long term future of Jon Niese can start to be questioned. Is this the beginning of a chronic issue that will plague him for the rest of his […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets at 1:10 PM

An article by posted on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets at 1:10 PM

Bartolo Colon, who the Mets signed to 2-year $20 million dollar contract this winter, will finally start his first game of the spring when he faces the Miami Marlins today at Tradition Field, at 1:10 pm. Colon, has been slowed in camp by a calf issue, but after watching him walk around the Mets clubhouse […]

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Contract Details For Dice-K, Valverde, Farnsworth (Updated)

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Contract Details For Dice-K, Valverde, Farnsworth (Updated)

Here are the contract details on Daisuke Matsuzaka, Kyle Farnsworth and Jose Valverde as reported by Joel Sherman of the NY Post via Twitter. All three pitchers each signed a minor league deal with a spring training invite. Farnsworth can earn a base salary of $1.5 million, with a bonus of $75,000 for 40, 45, 50 and 55 appearances. […]

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Thoughts On Mets Signing Jose Valverde

An article by posted on February 13, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts On Mets Signing Jose Valverde

The Mets announced that they have signed free-agent reliever Jose Valverde to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training. Jon Heyman reports that he can earn $1 million if he makes the team. Valverde, who turns 36 next month, has recorded 286 saves during his 11-year career. After a successful run with the Detroit […]

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Phillies Sign A.J. Burnett to One-Year, $16 Million Dollar Deal

An article by posted on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
Phillies Sign A.J. Burnett to One-Year, $16 Million Dollar Deal

Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors writes that the Phillies have agreed to sign free agent pitcher A.J. Burnett to a one year deal. The deal is said to be worth $16 Million dollars. Burnett, spent the last two seasons with the Pirates and in 2013 he was 10-11, with a 3.30 ERA with 209 strike […]

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Do $100 Million Dollar Players Guarantee Success?

An article by posted on February 11, 2014 0 Comments
Do $100 Million Dollar Players Guarantee Success?

As Mets fans who have had to deal with the angst of the past few years, it wasn’t enough that the clubs play during the season was sub .500 for five straight years, we also have had to deal with the last three offseasons of no money to go out and buy the big ticket […]

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