Tag: contract

From Left Field: Really, the Marlins?

An article by posted on 11/11/2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Really, the Marlins?

When this offseason began, I expected teams like the San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and even the Philadelphia Phillies to throw their hat into the ring, in addition to the Mets of course. But just this week an interesting suitor emerged for Reyes…the Miami Marlins. As the team prepares to […]

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MMO Fan Shot: If It Sounds Like A Duck And Walks Like A Duck…

An article by posted on 08/11/2011 0 Comments

It’s all about the money! Seems everyone is convinced that not making an offer to Jose Reyes is the smart play. I question that thinking because an offer not made is merely an offer that can not be accepted, Nothing more. If the fear is another team is going to outbid you well they are […]

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Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

An article by posted on 01/10/2011 0 Comments
Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

Crawford is getting hammered by Red Sox nation. Bay had his best season there. What about a deal straight up (with cash coming back to the Mets).Crawford is 30 and has 6 years left on his deal. Bay is 33 with 3 years left (including vesting option). Fresh start for both players and huge off […]

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MMO Take Five With Real Dirty Mets Blog’s Ed Marcus

An article by posted on 27/09/2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five With Real Dirty Mets Blog’s Ed Marcus

The Real Dirty Mets Blog – Ed Marcus (Rusty Jr) For this weeks edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with Real Dirty Mets Blog’s very own Ed Marcus (AKA Rusty Jr). Brandon Butler: What are your thoughts on the Mets potentially changing Citi Field’s dimensions? Ed Marcus: I am pretty ambivalent on the altering […]

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Brandon Nimmo To Play In Games As Early As Next Week

An article by posted on 17/08/2011 0 Comments

Now that the Mets have finally inked their first round pick Brandon Nimmo to a contract, we can all finally relax.  It would have been a devastating blow had he not signed, especially with the lack of production we are getting from our young hitting prospects down in the minors.  Now that he has signed […]

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Johan To Pitch Thursday For St. Lucie

An article by posted on 26/07/2011 0 Comments

The Mets have just reported that injured ace Johan Santana, who is recovering from shoulder surgery, will make his first rehab start with St. Lucie this Thursday. Santana is expected to throw about 45 pitches and a detrmination as to another start will be made after they see how his shoulder responds in the days following. It […]

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Brewers PTBNL – Here Is One Possibility

An article by posted on 15/07/2011 0 Comments

Yesterday’s trade wasn’t really about the two players to be named later.  It was about the fact this team needed to get away from the $17.5 million contract that Francisco Rodriguez would likely earn if he stayed in New Yorkmuch longer. I understand the people who want a closer to be with this team until […]

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Alderson Will Leverage Beltran For Max Return, But Make No Mistake He’s As Good As Gone

An article by posted on 14/07/2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson is working the phones this afternoon about Carlos Beltran. There’s a chance he could be taking more calls than making them. “Carlos’ situation is well-known, and it’s not surprising given his situation and performance this year that a lot of interest has been expressed,’’ Alderson said. “We have not pursued that interest in […]

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Do Reyes And Beltran Have Adrian Beltre Syndrome?

An article by posted on 08/07/2011 0 Comments
Do Reyes And Beltran Have Adrian Beltre Syndrome?

For the first half of this season, Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran have carried the Mets to the point where a year that looked utterly dismal from the outset actually has some hope. Both have performed well above expectations in coming off injuries from last season. However, these players’ performances inevitably lead to the following […]

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Alderson Could Make Substantial Offer To Reyes

An article by posted on 04/07/2011 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, Mets GM Sandy Alderson has apparently seen the light and is now ready to do what it takes to make Jose Reyes a substantial offer after the season to retain the Mets’ shortstop. Alderson is now leaning strongly toward authorizing a substantial offer after the season to […]

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