Tag: ESPN

A.J. Burnett Close To Being Traded To Pirates

An article by posted on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
A.J. Burnett Close To Being Traded To Pirates

It looks like A.J. Burnett is on his way to the Pirates. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Pirates and Yankees have a framework for a possible A.J. Burnett deal in place. The deal is not done but the two teams have a lot of common ground and Pittsburgh is still the frontrunner. Yesterday, […]

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The Anti-Mets Agenda: Whatever Happened To Journalistic Integrity?

An article by posted on February 9, 2012 0 Comments
The Anti-Mets Agenda: Whatever Happened To Journalistic Integrity?

In the space of an hour today, I saw a series of posts from various ESPN journalists on Twitter that really had me scratching my head this morning. Check these out… Those are just Marchand and Olney, there were more. Law decides to rank the Mets farm system 22nd (a total cheap shot), Rubin took […]

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Mets Could Have Largest Payroll Cut in MLB History

An article by posted on January 28, 2012 0 Comments

Over at ESPN Adam Rubin points out that as of right now it appears as if the Mets will cut more money in one off season than any time in history saying, the Mets appear poised to have the biggest one-year payroll drop in MLB history — roughly $52 million. That would surpass the former […]

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Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Cody Ross

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Cody Ross

The Red Sox have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent Cody Ross.  Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported the signing and Gordon Edes of ESPN reports the deal is worth $3 million with built in performance incentives. The Mets pulled out of the running when it became apparent Ross wasn’t going to sign […]

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Jose Reyes To Kick Off ESPN Sunday Night Baseball, Mets Not Invited

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments
Jose Reyes To Kick Off ESPN Sunday Night Baseball, Mets Not Invited

ESPN Sunday Night Baseball will kick off the 2012 season with their Opening Night telecast featuring the defending champion St. Louis Cardinals versus Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. This season will also mark the debut of analyst Terry Francona, who ironically replaces Bobby Valentine and joins play-by-play commentator Dan Shulman […]

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Sandy Alderson: No Big Trades, No Big Spending, Johan Okay, Needs To Fill Two Bench Spots

An article by posted on January 5, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson: No Big Trades, No Big Spending, Johan Okay, Needs To Fill Two Bench Spots

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters this afternoon and Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was kind enough to transcribe most of the details. Sandy Alderson said it’s “fair” to say Mets won’t sign anyone who commands more than $1.5 million. Still, Alderson said free agent market should still be “robust” since players who made more than $1.5 million […]

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Mets Sign Catcher Rob Johnson

An article by posted on December 22, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Catcher Rob Johnson

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN via twitter, the Mets have inked catcher Rob Johnson to a minor league deal. The contract is for one year with an invite to Spring Training. This move adds some depth to the extrememly thin Mets catching situation. Johnson will likely be in competition with Mike Nickeas for the backup […]

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ESPN: Marlins Getting A Feel For Interest In Hanley Ramirez

An article by posted on December 9, 2011 0 Comments
ESPN: Marlins Getting A Feel For Interest In Hanley Ramirez

Buster Olney of ESPN tweets – Under category of Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Marlins have poked around in the market to get a feel for interest in Hanley Ramirez. The plot thickens. Original Post 12/7 A rumor circulated yesterday that Hanley Ramirez asked to be traded and is in an uproar about the idea of moving over […]

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Reyes Says Mets Didn’t Want Him, Alderson Says He Should Have Sent Chocolate

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Says Mets Didn’t Want Him, Alderson Says He Should Have Sent Chocolate

Jose Reyes didn’t mince words today when speaking to reporters after being introduced as the new Marlins new shortstop. Here are a few quotes from ESPN New York: On whether he was surprised that Mets were not more aggressive:  “During the season, you guys know, I always say I want to go back to play […]

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Reyes and Marlins Talking Now, Could Announce Six-Year, $111 Million Deal Tonight

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes and Marlins Talking Now, Could Announce Six-Year, $111 Million Deal Tonight

According to Ken Rosenthal moments ago on MLB Network, Jose Reyes and the Marlins could announce an agreement to a six, year, $100 Million dollar deal tonight. If that happens, that would mean Jose Reyes will have played his last game as a Met without never having received one offer from them. I think that might tick […]

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