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Ike Davis Update: Rays Re-Sign James Loney

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Update: Rays Re-Sign James Loney

Dun Dun Duh… The Rays have reached an agreement with James Loney on a three-year, $21MM contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, pending a physical. Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel also adds: The problem is, as the pool of first-base candidates dwindles, the tougher it is. The Mets originally asked for pitching prospect Tyler Thornburg […]

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Winter Meetings Wrap-Up and Renewed Hope For Mets Fans

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Wrap-Up and Renewed Hope For Mets Fans

It’s was a productive four days for Sandy Alderson and the Mets at Lake Buena Vista, home of the Baseball Winter Meetings. This past week has rejuvenated the fan base as they saw some signs that the Mets might be back in business again. The Mets were able to do things that they haven’t been […]

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David Wright: Curtis Instantly Makes Us A Better Team

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright: Curtis Instantly Makes Us A Better Team

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Where Curtis Granderson will fit in with the New York Mets outfield is still to be determined, David Wright has no doubt he does fit with his team. Granderson is penciled in to hit fourth behind Wright, giving him the protection he hasn’t had since Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado were here. Manager Terry Collins doesn’t know which of the […]

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MMO Mailbag: What If Mets Find Cash In Stocking?

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What If Mets Find Cash In Stocking?

Adam asks… Let’s just say the Mets move Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy, because for whatever reason they seem to believe Lucas Duda can be the long term answer at first base. (That’s a complaint for a whole other time) This should clear up some cash, but what do the Mets do with that cash? […]

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Giants Sign Michael Morse To One-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Giants Sign Michael Morse To One-Year Deal

The Giants have agreed to sign Michael Morse to a one-year deal, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area. Terms were not yet released at time of this writing. Morse is coming off an injury marred season in which he batted .215/.270/.381 with 13 homers playing for the Mariners and Orioles. It was a far cry […]

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Colon Signing Could Elevate Mets To Wild Card Contender Status

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Colon Signing Could Elevate Mets To Wild Card Contender Status

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Who knew? The New York Mets were straight with us when they said they weren’t finished as they announced the signing of Bartolo Colon today to a two-year, $20-million contract. Just like that, the Mets addressed a massive hole in their rotation. Should the 40-year-old Colon pitch anything like he did last year […]

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MMO Mailbag: Any Chance That Murphy Moves To First Base?

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Any Chance That Murphy Moves To First Base?

Adam asks… What do you think of trading Ike Davis and Lucas Duda and moving Daniel Murphy to first base so we can play Wilmer Flores at second base? The way I see it Murphy is far more productive than Duda or Davis and is a doubles machine who can drive in runs plus throw […]

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With Hart and LoMo Off The Boards, Plot Thickens For First Base Market

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
With Hart and LoMo Off The Boards, Plot Thickens For First Base Market

About ten minutes after announcing that they had acquired Corey Hart to their roster, news broke that the Seattle Mariners have also acquired Logan Morrison from the Marlins for right-hander Carter Capps, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. Morrison has been mostly injured and ineffective for the past two seasons, hitting just .236 with a .708 OPS in 178 total […]

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Mariners Agree To Deal With Corey Hart

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mariners Agree To Deal With Corey Hart

2:30 PM Update It’s a done deal. The Mariners have signed Corey Hart according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Both the Mariners and Brewers had offers to Hart who said he was torn by decision. There was a connection to Seattle GM Jack Zduriencik who drafted Hart when he was the Brewer’s scouting director in 2000. […]

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Ike Davis Could Be An Ex-Met By End Of Week

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Could Be An Ex-Met By End Of Week

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - While the New York Mets would like to deal Ike Davis or Lucas Duda by the end of the week, general manager Sandy Alderson gave no indication that a move was imminent yesterday. Alderson said prospective buyers are exploring other options, whether it is in the trade or free-agent markets. Some teams could be offering […]

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MMO Mailbag: Add Zobrist to the Fold?

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Add Zobrist to the Fold?

David asks: The Rays are looking for a first baseman. Do you think they could consider trading Ben Zobrist, who would be a real upgrade, for a package like Ike Davis, Daniel Murphy and a pitching prospect? I’m not sure how this makes sense right now, David. Sure, Zobrist is better than Murphy, but the […]

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