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Murphy On a Roll, But With A Future Less Certain Than Ever

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy On a Roll, But With A Future Less Certain Than Ever

Daniel Murphy had another huge night at the plate in last night’s 7-0 win over the Padres. Murphy collected four hits in five at-bats, including his 13th double of the season and fourth home run. With the fantastic night at the plate, Murphy raised his batting line to .286/.337/.418, back to almost exactly what he’s […]

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Can Matt Reynolds Be An Everyday Shortstop? One Scout Doesn’t Think So…

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Can Matt Reynolds Be An Everyday Shortstop?  One Scout Doesn’t Think So…

While the Mets continue to monitor whether Wilmer Flores is viable at shortstop, and making the decision to stick with him for another month, there has been a lot of speculation about infield prospect Matt Reynolds. The Mets have been hesitant to promote Reynolds, preferring instead to leave him in Las Vegas where he can […]

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Rookie Hansel Robles Impresses In Big League Debut

An article by posted on April 25, 2015 0 Comments
Rookie Hansel Robles Impresses In Big League Debut

Rookie righthander Hansel Robles impressed in his big-league debut, inheriting two runners and ultimately stranding the bases loaded in the seventh inning of the Mets 6-1 loss at Yankee Stadium. After allowing an infield single to his first batter Alex Rodriguez to load them up, Robles shook off the jitters, bore down and got Mark […]

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Featured Post: Mets Make Smart Move With Lagares

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Make Smart Move With Lagares

The Mets made their fans happy on Wednesday by signing all-world, defensive wizard, Juan Lagares, to a four-year $23 million extension. The deal will start in 2016, covering all four of his arbitration-eligible seasons, plus a one-year $9.5 million club option for his first year of free agent eligibility. We talked yesterday about a potential […]

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Does A Contract Extension for Lucas Duda Make Sense?

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
Does A Contract Extension for Lucas Duda Make Sense?

Last Spring, the Mets were debating whether to start Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, or even Josh Satin at first base. One year later, Ike Davis is wearing yellow and green in Oakland, and the team is considering a long-term contract for Duda, who is coming off a breakout season. What is unique about Duda as […]

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Yoan Moncada To Sign With The Red Sox

An article by posted on February 23, 2015 0 Comments
Yoan Moncada To Sign With The Red Sox

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com was the first to report on Twitter this morning that the Boston Red Sox have landed Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada. The infield prospect signed for a record $31.5 million signing bonus, the most ever given to an international free agent. This obliterated the reigning bonus record of $8.27 million given out […]

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Marlins Reach Out To K-Rod

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins Reach Out To K-Rod

According to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, the Miami Marlins have reached out to agent Scott Boras regarding free agent closer Francisco Rodriguez. Nothing is imminent he says, but the club could circle back to K-Rod at some point as they look to bolster their bullpen. Marlins GM Dan Jennings admitted to Jim Bowden on ESPN […]

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James Shields Agrees To 4-Year Deal With Padres

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
James Shields Agrees To 4-Year Deal With Padres

Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports the Padres have agreed to sign free agent right-hander James Shields to a four-year deal that includes a club option for a fifth season, according to major-league sources. The deal, which is expected to be in the $72-76 million range according to sources, is pending a physical and is […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Jenrry Mejia, Agree On $2.6 Million Contract

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Jenrry Mejia, Agree On $2.6 Million Contract

The Mets and Jenrry Mejia have agreed to a one year deal for 2.595 million to avoid arbitration, according to Jon Heyman. Mejia had filed for $3.0 million while the Mets initially offered $2.1 million. Mejia will likely start the season as the Mets closer no matter what Terry Collins keeps saying about it being […]

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Nationals Sign Former Blue Jays Closer Casey Janssen

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Former Blue Jays Closer Casey Janssen

The Washington Nationals and free agent right-hander Casey Janssen have agreed to a one-year contract worth $3.5 million with a mutual option that will guarantee him a total of $5 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Janssen, 33, has served as the Blue Jays closer the past three seasons, and while he’s been […]

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