Tag: contract

Mets Save Money By Having Flores On Bench Over Quintanilla

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Save Money By Having Flores On Bench Over Quintanilla

According to Mike Puma of the Post, the New York Mets did not have to pay Omar Quintanilla the rest of his $800,000 contract because they designated the shortstop for assignment before a deadline set in his contract. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York disputes that Quintanilla was demoted ahead of a specific deadline as a money saver, as Kyle Farnsworth […]

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Murphy Among The Elite At Second Base

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Among The Elite At Second Base

Daniel Murphy continued his offensive onslaught on Tuesday night, blasting a three-run homer to help defeat the Yankees 12-7 in the Bronx. He is now batting .320 after a productive two nights at Yankee Stadium. “He’s gotten hot, and when he gets hot, he is a good hitter,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “He’s got power, he’ll […]

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Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

Curtis Granderson showed Met fans the Bronx last night – and it was all good in the hood. The Mets right fielder looked right at home in Yankee Stadium, going 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs in the Mets’ 9-7 win. This was where he enjoyed back-to-back 40-plus homer seasons, which was what appealed […]

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Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon gave up his eighth home run of the season en route to an early shower that saw him allow seven runs, six earned, and failing to complete six innings for the second time in three starts. Colon, who signed a two-year, $20 million contract with the Mets in the offseason, has seen his […]

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A Free Agent After Next Season, Should Mets Offer Murphy An Extension?

An article by posted on April 30, 2014 0 Comments
A Free Agent After Next Season, Should Mets Offer Murphy An Extension?

One of the unsung heroes of Tuesday night’s 6-1 victory over the Phillies was second baseman Daniel Murphy who went 3-for-5 with a run, RBI and his sixth stolen base of the season. “We’ve played well,” Murphy said. “This would be a good way to start the road trip.” With the win the Mets are now four […]

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Granderson Out of the Cleanup Spot and Batting Second

An article by posted on April 20, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Out of the Cleanup Spot and Batting Second

Update: Curtis Granderson has been moved out of the cleanup spot and is batting second today.  During last night’s 7-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves, Curtis Granderson went 0-for-5, and left six runners on base. He is now hitting .140 with just four RBIs on the season. The fans at Citi Field are getting antsy. They rained […]

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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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