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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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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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