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Could a New Investor Translate Into a Mets Run at Pujols?

An article by posted on February 13, 2011 0 Comments

With the Pujols and the Cardinals miles apart and their set deadline fast approaching, it appears the 3-time MVP will hit the free-agent market following the completion of the 2011 season. With many teams interested in arguably the best player in baseball, the market will likely become an all out frenzy to acquire Pujols. One of these […]

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Mets Officially Announce Chris Young Deal

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Officially Announce Chris Young Deal

The Mets have officially announced the signing of right-hander Chris Young this afternoon as well as that of outfielder Scott Hairston to one year deals. GM Sandy Alderson spoke glowingly about Young in a press release, “Chris has the potential to make a big contribution this year. We were together in San Diego when he was […]

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Mets And Chris Young Agree To Deal, Pending Physical

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets And Chris Young Agree To Deal, Pending Physical

  The Mets and free-agent right-hander Chris Young have agreed to a deal, pending a physical, an organization source told ESPN NewYork. Aaron Gleeman adds, Young has a 3.80 ERA in 752 career innings, but the 32-year-old has never thrown even 180 innings in a season and hasn’t been healthy and effective since 2007. Despite […]

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Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano To 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano To 3-Year Deal

According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Yankees have agreed to terms with Rafael Soriano on a three-year, $35 million deal. The deal comes as a big surprise because Yankees GM Brian Cashman has been very adamant that he would not give up the team’s first round draft pick to sign Soriano. Soriano had a tremendous season […]

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J.P. Ricciardi Awed By Red Sox Moves

An article by posted on December 12, 2010 0 Comments

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has a great update on the Hot Stove, including this comment by the Mets’ J.P. Ricciardi who was wowed by the Red Sox in Orlando. (Who wasn’t?) “I think you have to be in awe,’’ said Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi. “Those are the best offensive players out there, and […]

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Press Release: Mets Officially Announce Ronnie Paulino and D.J. Carrasco Deals

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced that they have signed free agent catcher Ronny Paulino to a one-year contract and free agent righthanded pitcher D.J. Carrasco to a two-year contract. Ronny Paulino Paulino, 29, has a .273 (431-1576) batting average over his six-year major league career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Florida Marlins. He hit […]

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The Patient Approach…

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson, like myself has been patient this offseason. We both have picked our moments and found out where exactly to approach. After a few weeks of watching the market unfold and getting a feel for this front office, I only have one conclusion. Thank You. The days of trading for players without understanding the […]

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Red Sox Sign Carl Crawford To 7-Year, $142 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe was the first to report that the Red Sox have signed free agent Carl Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million dollar mega deal. It has since been confirmed by Jon Heymand and Ken Rosenthal. Crawford must pass his physical, but the deal is as good as done. No doubt, Jayson […]

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Hope Is The Plan For The New Mets In 2011

An article by posted on December 4, 2010 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson said it again, that the Mets have little payroll flexibility and aren’t expected to make a splash in the free-agent market. Again, even if the Mets cut Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo, they are still on the hook for $18 million between them. It’s not as if the money could be spent elsewhere. […]

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Should the Mets Be Worried About The Bullpen?

An article by posted on December 4, 2010 0 Comments

As we all know by now, Hisanori Takahashi signed with the Angels, Sean Green was non-tendered, and Pedro Feliciano, whom many thought would accept the Mets arbitration, declined it.  Now, with these three officially out, should the Mets worry about the bullpen heading into spring training? Honestly, I believe so.  This definitely concerns me because we […]

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