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What Lucas Duda In The Outfield Means

An article by posted on January 20, 2014 0 Comments
What Lucas Duda In The Outfield Means

Sandy Alderson hinted today that Lucas Duda could get time in the outfield in 2014, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “As of today, I would expect Lucas to get some time in the outfield, but that will be decided just before spring training,” Alderson said. Of course, the instant reactionary world of Twitter was quick […]

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Mets Could Still Add More Starting Pitching

An article by posted on January 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Could Still Add More Starting Pitching

Updated Post 1/20 According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Assistant GM John Ricco said the team could still sign additional starting pitchers, despite the recent signing of lefthander John Lannan to a minor league contract. It’s probably a good idea to bring in another arm or two and have them compete this Spring and then provide […]

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No Mets Games On ESPN Sunday Night Baseball To Begin 2014

An article by posted on January 15, 2014 0 Comments
No Mets Games On ESPN Sunday Night Baseball To Begin 2014

The Mets are not scheduled to appear on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball for the first few months of the season according to a press release issued by the network. There’s always the chance that the Mets will have games broadcasted on the fly during the second half of the season, which we’ve seen a lot […]

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Infuriated Valdespin Bolts DWL Team After Manager Pinch-Hit For Him

An article by posted on January 14, 2014 0 Comments
Infuriated Valdespin Bolts DWL Team After Manager Pinch-Hit For Him

Miami Marlins infielder Jordany Valdespin has left his team in the Dominican Winter League after becoming infuriated when his manager pinch-hit for him in a playoff game this past weekend. The news was reported by ESPN Deportes’ Enrique Rojas. Valdespin hit only .167/.316/.612 in 108 regular season at bats for the Tigres del Licey with three home runs […]

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David Wright Believes Mets Will Be Better In 2014

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Believes Mets Will Be Better In 2014

David Wright believes that the Mets will be substantially better in 2014 than they were last season when they finished in third place with a  74-88 record. Wright says he loves the moves that Sandy Alderson has made so far and suspects he still isn’t finished filling his offseason shopping list. “I’m sure Sandy is […]

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Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

Mike Petriello of ESPN (Insider Subscription) writes that the Mets had one of the best under-the-radar offseasons by signing Curtis Granderson and Chris Young to upgrade their outfield defense. For most of the first third of 2013, he writes, the corner outfielders in New York were Lucas Duda in left and Marlon Byrd in right, flanking a rotating combination of Rick Ankiel, Collin Cowgill, Jordany Valdespin and Kirk […]

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Giving Ruben Tejada A Shot At Redemption

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Giving Ruben Tejada A Shot At Redemption

I was on the phone the other day with a friend who is a die-hard Met fan like the rest of us. We got around to talking about the addition of Chris Young and we argued about the signing which he absolutely loved, but me not so much. He brings up all the what-if scenarios […]

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Phillies’ New TV Deal Is “Massive”

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Phillies’ New TV Deal Is “Massive”

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News reports that the Phillies have agreed to a new local TV contract with Comcast SportsNet, A spokesman for Comcast confirmed the deal, but did not reveal the terms. “We’re pleased to confirm that NBCUniversal and Comcast SportsNet have signed a new long-term […]

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Padres and Twins Like Free Agent Justin Turner

An article by posted on December 26, 2013 0 Comments
Padres and Twins Like Free Agent Justin Turner

A San Diego Padres team source told me that Justin Turner is a player they like. “He’s the kind of player that could elevate our bench and we like his makeup.” it was leaked, after the Mets non-tendered Turner in early December, that the front office decided to let him go because of his apparent […]

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Mets Will Likely Keep Murphy Unless They Are Overwhelmed

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Likely Keep Murphy Unless They Are Overwhelmed

In a quick update to this post from yesterday, a team that likes Daniel Murphy and checked in on him told ESPN New York that the Mets’ asking price was “substantial.” That led the source to speculate that the Mets ultimately may hold onto the second baseman. “The team that approached the Mets, by the way, had no […]

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