Tag: free agent

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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MMO Mailbag: Why Not Jhonny Peralta At Shortstop?

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Why Not Jhonny Peralta At Shortstop?

Jhonny Peralta is now eligible to return to the Detroit Tigers’ active roster after serving his suspension for his part in the Biogenesis scandal. However, when he does come back it likely won’t be as a shortstop according to beat writers and he will begin a transition to left field. Peralta has never played the outfield […]

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MLBTR: Abreu Takes First Step Towards Free Agency

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
MLBTR: Abreu Takes First Step Towards Free Agency

MLB Trade Rumors is reporting that Cuban prospect Jose Dariel Abreu has officially established residency in Haiti according to what a source told Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Essentially, Abreu has cleared the first hurdle toward signing with a major league team. He now has to file the proper paperwork with MLB and once he does that, he […]

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Vladimir Guerrero, Steve Phillips, And What Could Have Been

An article by posted on September 15, 2013 0 Comments
Vladimir Guerrero, Steve Phillips, And What Could Have Been

After a brilliant 16-year career, outfielder Vladimir Guerrero announced his retirement this weekend, according to Hector Gomez of the Dominican Listin Diario. While he never made it to those almost automatic Hall of Fame thresholds of 3,000 hits or 500 home runs, it will be hard to keep his .318/.379/.553 career slash line out of Cooperstown. […]

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Sandy Alderson Not Ruling Out A Big-Ticket Item This Offseason

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Not Ruling Out A Big-Ticket Item This Offseason

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports writes that soon to be free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, currently with the Cincinnati Reds, “fits the bill” for what the Mets need this winter. Heyman spoke with Sandy Alderson who revealed some of the things he’s considering as the Mets conclude their third losing season under his watch. “There’s no question long-term contracts […]

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Mets Unlikely To Acquire A First Baseman This Offseason… Stockholm Syndrome?

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Unlikely To Acquire A First Baseman This Offseason… Stockholm Syndrome?

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Mets are unlikely to pursue a first baseman from outside the organization this winter, after speaking to Sandy Alderson. “The Mets expect to have their first base answer in-house, between Ike Davis, Lucas Duda and Josh Satin. That will leave shortstop and the outfield corners as the main […]

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Will Mets Sign A $100 Million Free Agent This Winter?

An article by posted on September 6, 2013 0 Comments
Will Mets Sign A $100 Million Free Agent This Winter?

I just finished reading a post on MetsBlog about the Mets and the possibilities of signing soon to be free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Red Sox center fielder has an asking price of more than $100 million dollars. I’ve also seen names like Shin-Soo Choo and Robinson Cano mentioned as […]

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Mejia Has Bone Spur Removed, Looking Ahead To 2014 Rotation

An article by posted on August 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mejia Has Bone Spur Removed, Looking Ahead To 2014 Rotation

Good news… The Mets announced that Jenrry Mejia had successful surgery to remove the bone spur that was wreaking havoc on his right elbow. Everything went well, and Jenrry will have plenty of time to get ready for next Spring. I didn’t want to write an entire post on this so I thought I’d add […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Examining The Shortstop Market For The Mets

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Examining The Shortstop Market For The Mets

While we have spent much time debating over whether to trade for Elvis Andrus or Jurickson Profar, the word out of Arlington is that neither Profar or Andrus will be dangled this offseason. Rather, Ian Kinsler is the player the Rangers would prefer to trade. Profar is 21; Andrus is 24; Kinsler is 31. Therefore, […]

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