Tag: contract

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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Orioles Out On Yoenis Cespedes, Agree To 7-Year Deal With Chris Davis

An article by posted on January 16, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Out On Yoenis Cespedes, Agree To 7-Year Deal With Chris Davis

The Baltimore Orioles and free agent Chris Davis have agreed on a seven year, $161 million contract according to Jon Heyman via Twitter. The deal includes a full no-trade clause and is pending a physical. That’s a lot of money for the 29-year old Davis, who walloped 47 home runs with 117 RBIs last year and has 126 […]

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Comparing Neil Walker and Daniel Murphy Projections

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Comparing Neil Walker and Daniel Murphy Projections

Like most people, I like to look at all the preseason projections at this time of the year as we get ready for a new season of baseball, and of course I’m particularly interested in how all these projection models view the Mets. While much attention has been made about the recently released projected standings […]

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Padres Sign Alexei Ramirez To 1-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Padres Sign Alexei Ramirez To 1-Year Deal

The Padres and 2014 All-Star shortstop Alexei Ramirez have agreed to a one-year deal according to to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (Twitter). Ramirez, 34, had a down year in 2015, hitting only .249 with 10 home runs. However, he did hit .277 after the All Star break which is more in line with his […]

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Mets Are Interested In Tommy Hunter

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Are Interested In Tommy Hunter

Mike Puma of the NY Post says that the Mets are keeping tabs on reliever Tommy Hunter. Puma says Hunter is seeking a multi year contract, but the Mets only want to sign relievers to one year deals. Hunter, 29, posted a 4.18 ERA and 1.24 WHIP over 60.1 innings pitched last season for the […]

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Braves Agree To One-Year Deal With Kelly Johnson

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Agree To One-Year Deal With Kelly Johnson

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. The deal is pending a physical. Jon Heyman reports that the contract is worth $2 million dollars with the potential for $1.25 million more in incentives. Johnson, 34, split last season between the Braves and Mets, batting […]

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Mets Unwilling To Give LHP Antonio Bastardo Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Unwilling To Give LHP Antonio Bastardo Three-Year Deal

Reporter Mike Puma of the New York Post has confirmed that the Mets do indeed have interest in free agent reliever Antonio Bastardo. However – and this is a big however – they are unwilling to give him the three-year deal he is seeking and is expected to get. Puma says that the Mets are […]

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Hits & Misses: Carl Crawford Money, Braves Rebuild, Captain Clutch

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Carl Crawford Money, Braves Rebuild, Captain Clutch

Remember when Mets owner Fred Wilpon coined the famous phrase “Carl Crawford money” when describing what it would cost to keep then Mets shortstop Jose Reyes from bolting for free agency? I was reminded of that on Sunday when Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe wrote: “In the first five years of his seven-year contract […]

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White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the White Sox and Orioles are “emerging as leaders” in the race to sign free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, with the Angels and Giants still in the mix and the Rangers monitoring the situation. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported last week, that the Mets had bowed out on Cespedes and […]

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The Sustainability Doctrine And The 2016 Mets

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
The Sustainability Doctrine And The 2016 Mets

Sustainability. Wikipedia tells us: In ecology, sustainability is the capacity to endure; it is how biological systems remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. It seems like every time a member of the Mets front office is questioned about the possibility of the Mets inking a […]

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Daniel Murphy Held Out Hope For Mets Deal

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Held Out Hope For Mets Deal

The possibility of a Daniel Murphy-Mets reunion was apparently once possibly, at least in the mind of Daniel Murphy. As Mike Puma wrote in today’s New York Post, Murphy held out hope that he and the Mets could reach a multi-year deal until the Neil Walker trade went down. According to Puma, Murphy was not […]

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