Tag: free agency

Have the Mets Done Enough This Offseason?

An article by posted on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
Have the Mets Done Enough This Offseason?

This has been such a quiet offseason for the New York Mets with such little action going on. Nicolas Stellini of FanGraphs argues that Sandy Alderson and company have not done to help solidify this team. In late November the Mets brought back Yoenis Cespedes, which of course was everyone’s top priority this offseason. This […]

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Mets Won’t Discuss Starting Pitcher Extensions Before Spring

An article by posted on December 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Discuss Starting Pitcher Extensions Before Spring

The New York Mets will not talk extension with any of their starting pitchers before spring training the New York Daily News was told by GM Sandy Alderson. However, Alderson didn’t rule out extension talks during the 2017 season, “I am not going to say we would do or we are not going to do it,” […]

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Brad Ziegler Signs With Marlins

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Brad Ziegler Signs With Marlins

The Miami Marlins have signed free agent reliever Brad Ziegler to a two-year, $16 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Ziegler could earn more money through incentives and the deal is pending a physical. The Marlins added reliever Junichi Tazawa on Thursday night on a two-year deal as well. The Mets were […]

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Reed Should Have Continued Success Closing

An article by posted on December 10, 2016 0 Comments
Reed Should Have Continued Success Closing

While Sandy Alderson and the front office continue to scour the market for bullpen help via free agency and through trades, the Mets feel confident in their closer heading into 2017. No, not Jeurys Familia, who will likely be suspended to begin the 2017 season due to his arrest for his role in a domestic […]

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Nationals Join the Kenley Jansen Bidding

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Join the Kenley Jansen Bidding

A day after landing outfielder Adam Eaton, the Washington Nationals have shifted their focus back to the bullpen and are making a push for Kenley Jansen according to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. Previously, it was expected that the sweepstakes for the dominant closer would come down to a bidding war between the Miami Marlins and […]

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Milwaukee Brewers to Non-Tender Chris Carter

An article by posted on November 29, 2016 0 Comments
Milwaukee Brewers to Non-Tender Chris Carter

In a somewhat surprising move, Bob Nightengale of USA Today has reported via Twitter that the Milwaukee Brewers have decided to cut ties with power-hitting first baseman, Chris Carter. After being non-tendered by the Houston Astros last offseason, Carter blasted onto the scene in Milwaukee, hitting a league leading 41 homers. He ended his season with […]

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Tigers To Shop J.D. Martinez At Winter Meetings

An article by posted on November 29, 2016 0 Comments
Tigers To Shop J.D. Martinez At Winter Meetings

According to a report by John Perrotto of FanRag, the Detroit Tigers are expected to shop outfielder J.D. Martinez at the Winter Meetings next week. He’s one of several high priced veterans the team is looking to deal as they seek to get younger while shedding some payroll. Martinez, 29, batted .307/.373/.535 this past season […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Ian Desmond, OF

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Ian Desmond, OF

Ian Desmond Position: Outfield/SS Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: September, 1985 (Age 31) For the second straight year Ian Desmond hits free agency after getting the qualifying offer and rejecting it. Unlike last offseason though, he is coming off a solid overall year at the plate. He also improved his value by showing he can play […]

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MLB News: Braves Sign First Baseman Sean Rodriguez

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
MLB News: Braves Sign First Baseman Sean Rodriguez

(Photo Courtesy of Ron Chenoy – USA Today) According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Atlanta Braves have signed former Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman, Sean Rodriguez. The deal is for two years at $11 million per Rosenthal and is pending a physical. Rodriguez, 31, is coming off a fine season for Pittsburgh, hitting to […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Mark Melancon, RP

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Mark Melancon, RP

Mark Melancon Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: March 28, 1985 (Age 37) As many teams look to build a shutdown bullpen, there are not too many better choices on the open market this offseason than Melancon. The New York Mets are said to be looking for bullpen help this offseason, especially […]

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