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Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

Ruben Tejada has agreed to a one year major league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals as first reported by Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com. The deal will pay Tejada $1.5 million dollars and includes no other bonuses. The former Met infielder has reported to the Cardinals’ Spring Training complex where he took and passed a […]

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Alderson Says Mets Have Money For In-Season Moves

An article by posted on March 16, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Have Money For In-Season Moves

According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News on Twitter, Mets GM Sandy Alderson stated that the Mets will have the money to make roster moves during the season, even if they don’t trade Alejandro De Aza, which doesn’t seem likely at this point. The Mets current payroll is roughly $127 million, the highest it […]

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Mets Unable To Agree On Deal With deGrom, Renew His Contract

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Unable To Agree On Deal With deGrom, Renew His Contract

According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Jacob deGrom had his contract renewed, making him the only non-arbitration eligible player with the Mets unable to agree on a  new deal for the 2016 season. Agent Brodie Van Wagenen who represents deGrom, issued the following statement after the Mets’ decision to renew his client’s contract. “We respect the Mets’ […]

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Piazza Offers Cespedes Advice On Handling Pressure and Expectations

An article by posted on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
Piazza Offers Cespedes Advice On Handling Pressure and Expectations

After carrying the Mets to the World Series, Yoenis Cespedes was rewarded with a $75-million contract, and with it, likely 75 million tons of pressure. Expectations are high for the Mets, but there’s no better person to help Cespedes deal with them than Mike Piazza, who’ll be inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer. Unquestionably, the Mets […]

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Murphy “Feels Pretty Good” In Nationals Uniform

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Murphy “Feels Pretty Good” In Nationals Uniform

Second baseman Daniel Murphy arrived to camp for the Washington Nationals on Sunday and said he feels very comfortable in his new uniform after spending seven years with the Mets. “I know this red feels pretty good,” Murphy told reporters. “I like that part of it.” Murphy jokingly said he feels like he’s always known his new […]

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Mets Agree To Minor League Deal With Roger Bernadina

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Agree To Minor League Deal With Roger Bernadina

The Mets have signed outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract, the team announced this afternoon. The contract will pay him $750,000 if he’s added to the major league roster. If he’s not on the roster by June 15, he will have to be released. (Jon Heyman) Bernadina, 31, has played with four teams over […]

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How Good Is Mets Pitching Coach Dan Warthen

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
How Good Is Mets Pitching Coach Dan Warthen

Back in the 90′s when the Atlanta Braves had a historically dominant rotation that included Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, and John Smoltz, pitching coach Leo Mazzone was hailed as a genius. When he went to the Baltimore Orioles, not so much. Rick Peterson was also lauded for his work with an A’s rotation comprised of Tim […]

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How Much Did Cespedes Leave On Table To Stay With The Mets

An article by posted on January 27, 2016 0 Comments
How Much Did Cespedes Leave On Table To Stay With The Mets

Disclaimer: This is my last post about Cespedes, I promise (probably). Also, I love Cespedes. Pointing out that he didn’t take a discount is not in any way a “knock” on him… I just want to correct a misconception. * * * The public perception is that by taking the Mets three year, $75 million […]

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Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yo Gotta Believe! Reactions to Mets and Cespedes Reunion!

Yoenis Cespedes is coming back to Flushing after the Mets stunned everyone and agreed to a three year, $75 million dollar deal with a first year opt-out clause on Friday night. The right-handed slugger hit .291/.328/.542 with 35 homers, 42 doubles and 105 RBI last season, including a .287/.337/.604 slash line with 17 homers, 14 […]

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Mets Have A Lot Riding On David Wright

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have A Lot Riding On David Wright

It isn’t hard to pick out the player shouldering the most pressure this season for the New York Mets, that would be third baseman David Wright. Somehow, last year the Mets withstood playing without him for over four months, but several things combined to make that possible, notably the ineffective Washington Nationals and several key […]

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