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Hits & Misses: Beltran To The Phillies? Tulo and CarGo Are Going Nowhere?

An article by posted on October 10, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Beltran To The Phillies? Tulo and CarGo Are Going Nowhere?

I read some scuttlebutt last night about the Philadelphia Phillies possibly honing in on free agent to be Carlos Beltran this winter. If every free-agent signee were able to guarantee a replication of the previous year’s performance, Beltran would be No. 1 on the Phillies’ list. In 600 plate appearances for the Cardinals in 2013, […]

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Hits & Misses: Sobering Realities, Kendrys Morales, and Clutch Walks

An article by posted on October 9, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Sobering Realities, Kendrys Morales, and Clutch Walks

Sometimes, reality can be such a damn bitch… I read Joel Sherman’s interview with Hal Steinbrenner, owner of the Yankees, in which he discusses the decision to get their payroll under $189 million. What really stood out at me was his response to whether this was a soft goal or a mandate. “It is something […]

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Mets Keeping Up Appearances On Abreu Front, But Won’t Be In The Chase

An article by posted on October 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Keeping Up Appearances On Abreu Front, But Won’t Be In The Chase

Updated 10/3 The latest on the the Jose Abreu front is that Mets sent three scouts to Santo Domingo to watch his showcase. However, don’t let the fact that three Met scouts were on hand, give you even a faint hope that the Mets will be in the chase for this Cuban slugger. It ain’t […]

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Mets Organizational Depth Chart: Catcher

An article by posted on October 3, 2013 0 Comments

Welcome to the first installment of our offseason Mets Organizational Depth Charts. Each week, we’ll take a look at the top players at each position in the Mets organization. We hope to provide our readers with some insight into what the Mets currently have at the major-league level, as well as some players they can […]

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Mets Contacted LaTroy Hawkins, Likely To Return Next Season

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Contacted LaTroy Hawkins, Likely To Return Next Season

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News is reporting that LaTroy Hawkins, undoubtedly one of the best free agent signings of the season for the Mets, has already had discussions with the front office to return in 2014. Hawkins was already having a solid season for the Mets – serving as the team’s setup man. But […]

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Eric Young Jr. Captures NL Stolen Base Crown

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Captures NL Stolen Base Crown

Congratulations to Eric Young Jr. National League Stolen Base Leader for 2013! Eric Young Jr. might have been a man on a mission when he took the field for the Mets in yesterday’s season finale. He led off the game with a base hit and took off — successfully — for second base on the […]

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Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu Officially Declared A Free Agent

An article by posted on September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu Officially Declared A Free Agent

Updating this Fan Shot by by Long Suffering Met Fan with this breaking news… Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that Cuban first baseman Jose Dariel Abreu has officially been declared a free agent and is now eligible to sign with any Major League club. MLB Trade Rumors adds that Abreu “promises to become one of […]

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Giants and Hunter Pence Agree To Five-Year Deal Worth $90 Million

An article by posted on September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Giants and Hunter Pence Agree To Five-Year Deal Worth $90 Million

According to several reports, the Giants and Hunter Pence have reached a deal on a new contract to keep the would-be free agent outfielder in San Francisco. Jon Heyman reported that the deal could be worth $90 million dollars over five years – an average annual value of $18 million per season, topping Andre Ethier‘s five-year, $85 million […]

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Could Dice-K Matsuzaka Be “That” Guy?

An article by posted on September 26, 2013 0 Comments
Could Dice-K Matsuzaka Be “That” Guy?

I’ll spare you the 50 word preamble as to why Sandy Alderson is looking to add a veteran starting pitcher this offseason… He just is and if you don’t know why, you must be new here. Yesterday, I was inspired to weigh in on Bronson Arroyo when I read a post elsewhere that called him […]

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For Better Or Worse, Mets Win 4-2 In Cincy

An article by posted on September 25, 2013 0 Comments
For Better Or Worse, Mets Win 4-2 In Cincy

The Mets (72-85) beat the Reds (90-68) by a score of 4-2 on Tuesday night at Great American Ballpark. Jon Niese took the ball for the Mets and was terrific in what may have been his final outing of the year. Niese gave up 8 hits in 7 innings, but only allowed 2 runs and […]

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