Tag: free agency

Did Jason Frasor Deal Set The Bar For LaTroy Hawkins And The Mets?

An article by posted on October 13, 2013 0 Comments
Did Jason Frasor Deal Set The Bar For LaTroy Hawkins And The Mets?

On Friday, middle reliever Jason Frasor and the Texas Rangers agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.75 million with another $250,000 in incentives based on number of appearances. “It’s just nice to know at this point. The World Series isn’t even over and one of the best teams in baseball wants you back,” Frasor said. These […]

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So Many Questions As The Mets Head Into the Offseason

An article by posted on October 8, 2013 0 Comments
So Many Questions As The Mets Head Into the Offseason

With the 2013 Playoffs just about reaching the halfway point, it is time for the Mets front office to begin preparing their plans for the offseason and 2014. After finishing a school test early on Friday, I took the time to write down some legitimate questions about the New York Mets players, Front Office, and […]

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Have The Wilpons Grown Tired Of The Losing Too?

An article by posted on October 6, 2013 0 Comments
Have The Wilpons Grown Tired Of The Losing Too?

So here’s the offseason blueprint… The Mets plan to attack this offseason by targeting players in the middle of the market and staying away from players at the top of the food chain. Apparently, this is the so-called “Red Sox model” we keep hearing about. I don’t have a problem with that and there are […]

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You Can Only Sell The Future For So Long

An article by posted on October 3, 2013 0 Comments
You Can Only Sell The Future For So Long

Here’s the latest accounting on the Mets payroll, according to the man who’s supposed to be holding all the cards. Sandy Alderson said that the Mets payroll for this past season ended up around $87-88 million. He asserts that the Mets have approximately $40 million coming off the books this winter, and they have just […]

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Look For Mets Payroll To Be Less Than 2013 Levels

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Look For Mets Payroll To Be Less Than 2013 Levels

This is actually kind of funny. No less than five minutes ago, I was reviewing my one question for Sandy Alderson, who will be addressing the media in a press conference scheduled for noon. We’ll have John Delcos there and Sandy is expected to have a Q&A after he announces the new Terry Collins extension. […]

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Mets Will Not Go After Any Free Agent That Costs A First or Second Round Pick

An article by posted on September 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Not Go After Any Free Agent That Costs A First or Second Round Pick

Validating what I’ve been saying almost all year long, a team insider told Adam Rubin of ESPN that the New York Mets are not expected to vigorously pursue any free agents with draft-pick compensation attached — whether the pick is protected or not. This nullifies any concern over the protected pick as the Mets will hold […]

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Alderson: Second Opinion On Harvey Will Determine “Quality and Number” Of Starter They Will Target

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson: Second Opinion On Harvey Will Determine “Quality and Number” Of Starter They Will Target

Mets righthander Matt Harvey will have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews this week for a second opinion to help him determine if he should opt for Tommy John surgery as the Mets team doctors initially advised. Manager Terry Collins said before Sunday’s game confirmed the news, but added that no date […]

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Featured Post: The Future Of The Mets Rotation

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Future Of The Mets Rotation

The following post adds some perspective and a longer view to what the future may hold for the Mets starting rotation. It’s important to understand the approach that the front office takes with regards to how they determine the progression of their top pitching prospects through the Mets minor league system. Sometimes you look at […]

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There’s Literally No Chance That Beltran Returns To Mets

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
There’s Literally No Chance That Beltran Returns To Mets

I just read this mailbag piece on MetsBlog who if asked Sandy Alderson would consider bringing Carlos Beltran back to Flushing on a one or two year deal and finish his career as a Met? I would imagine that if it were at all possible, more than two-thirds of Met fans would love to have Beltran […]

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Ice Berg Dead Ahead

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Ice Berg Dead Ahead

The always enjoyable to read Ted Berg, now with USA Today, sets us straight on how fans view their top prospects and writes: Great players in the minors almost always graduate to the next level, but great players in the Majors have no place else to go. On the rare occasion a minor leaguer is […]

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