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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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Nationals Are Discussing Brandon Phillips Trade

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are Discussing Brandon Phillips Trade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Nationals and Reds are discussing a deal for second baseman Brandon Phillips. Phillips has a no trade clause in his contract, but he could waive it to join Washington if a trade were to go through. He is owed $13 million dollars in 2016 and $14 million […]

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Boras: Mets Have Not Discussed Extension Deal For Harvey

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Boras: Mets Have Not Discussed Extension Deal For Harvey

On Wednesday, Scott Boras told reporters the Mets have not approached him about an extension for right-hander Matt Harvey who is currently arbitration-eligible and is expected to earn roughly $.5 million dollars. “With a player that caliber it does happen, but probably not until January,” Boras said. Boras has been a thorn in the Mets’ side […]

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Under The Microscope: Jason Heyward vs. Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Under The Microscope: Jason Heyward vs. Yoenis Cespedes

Now that the Mets have struck out in their pursuit of Ben Zobrist, it is possible that they could now turn their attention to one of the premier outfielders on the market. Leading that group are Jason Heyward and Yoenis Cespedes. If the Mets choose to go after one of those high-priced outfielders available in […]

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Orioles and Darren O’Day Resolve Issues and Agree to 4-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Orioles and Darren O’Day Resolve Issues and Agree to 4-Year Deal

December 7 Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirms that the Baltimore Orioles and Darren O’Day have resolved the issues that prompted O’Day to take to Twitter on Sunday to say there was no deal with the O’s. The two sides ironed out a few obstacles and officially agreed on a four-year, $31 million dollar contract […]

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