Tag: free agent

Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

Ken Davidoff of Newsday says the Mets are trying to sign free agent LHP C.J. Nitkowski, and an “agreement seems likely.” If the two sides come to terms, Davidoff says it will be for a minor league deal. Original Post 3/8 According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Nitkowski said the Mets seemed pleased with what they saw from […]

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Mets Sign Kevin Mulvey To Minors Deal, Chris Young Hoping For Return To Amazins’

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Kevin Mulvey To Minors Deal, Chris Young Hoping For Return To Amazins’

The New York Mets announced on Twitter, that they have signed former prospect RHP Kevin Mulvey to a minor league contract. Mulvey, 26, last pitched in the Major Leagues with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2010 where he appeared in two games in relief. He has appeared in only ten big league games in his career going 0-3 with […]

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Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Cody Ross

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Cody Ross

The Red Sox have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent Cody Ross.  Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported the signing and Gordon Edes of ESPN reports the deal is worth $3 million with built in performance incentives. The Mets pulled out of the running when it became apparent Ross wasn’t going to sign […]

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Nats Agree To Extension With Gio Gonzalez, Phillies Sign Joel Pineiro

An article by posted on January 16, 2012 0 Comments
Nats Agree To Extension With Gio Gonzalez, Phillies Sign Joel Pineiro

Jayson Stark of ESPN.com reports that the Phillies have agreed to a minor league contract with free-agent pitcher Joel Pineiro, according to a major league source. The deal includes an invitation to the Phillies’ big league spring training camp. Pineiro, 33, went 7-7 with a 5.13 ERA while dealing with shoulder tightness last season which required some time […]

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The New Market Inefficiency

An article by posted on January 6, 2012 0 Comments
The New Market Inefficiency

Friends, Mets Fans and Metsmerizers, lend me your ears. I hope all of you enjoyed your holidays and let me wish you all a belated Happy New Year. I want to share an article I read with all of you on the perceived virtues of small market strategies, but first I must chime in on the […]

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Sandy Alderson: No Big Trades, No Big Spending, Johan Okay, Needs To Fill Two Bench Spots

An article by posted on January 5, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson: No Big Trades, No Big Spending, Johan Okay, Needs To Fill Two Bench Spots

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters this afternoon and Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was kind enough to transcribe most of the details. Sandy Alderson said it’s “fair” to say Mets won’t sign anyone who commands more than $1.5 million. Still, Alderson said free agent market should still be “robust” since players who made more than $1.5 million […]

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Marlins Sign Jose Reyes, It’s A Black Day For Mets Franchise

An article by posted on December 4, 2011 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Jose Reyes, It’s A Black Day For Mets Franchise

The Marlins and Jose Reyes ave agreed to a six-year, $110 million deal, according to a tweet from FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal. ESPN.com’s Buster Olney is also reporting that the deal is done. Sandy Alderson spoke to the media tonight and said the following… According to Adam Rubin and Andy Martino, Sandy Alderson is addressing reporters and said that if the […]

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11/29 MMO Hot Stove Report: Broxton and Wilson and Capps, Oh My…

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments
11/29 MMO Hot Stove Report: Broxton and Wilson and Capps, Oh My…

“Hot Stove?” More like “not stove” this week, as General Managers and teams are currently in a holding pattern before the Winter Meetings begin on Dec. 5. For now, it seems as if teams biding their time in an effort to make big splashes next week. In any event, here is everything you need to […]

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(Updated) Changes In New CBA: HGH Testing, Qualifying Offers, Elias Rankings Ditched

An article by posted on November 19, 2011 0 Comments
(Updated) Changes In New CBA: HGH Testing, Qualifying Offers, Elias Rankings Ditched

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, baseball’s new collective bargaining agreement is chock full of big changes. Major League Baseball will begin testing for human growth hormone (HGH) beginning in February as part of the new collective bargaining agreement. MLB is the first of the four major sports to now employ blood testing of its […]

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Mets Meet With Reliever Frank Francisco's Agents

An article by posted on November 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Meet With Reliever Frank Francisco's Agents

Newsday’s Ken Davidoff said tonight on Twitter that the Mets met with the representatives for free agent RHP Frank Francisco, Joel Sherman of the New York Post first reported that he believes the Mets would be willing to spend ‘$8-$10 million for late inning relief. The plan being two sign two top relievers and then having […]

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