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Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

The A’s have signed Jason Pridie to a minor league deal, tweets Adam Rubin. Jason Pridie, who was removed from the Mets’ 40-man roster last week, has signed as a free agent with the Oakland Athletics on a minor league deal, according to his agents from Sosnick Cobbe sports. Pridie, 28, appeared in 101 games for the Mets […]

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Phillies To Sign Jonathan Papelbon

An article by posted on November 11, 2011 0 Comments
Phillies To Sign Jonathan Papelbon

According to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, the Phillies have agreed to terms with closer Jonathan Papelbon on a 4-year deal in the $50 million ballpark, pending a physical. The Phillies were close to re-signing their former closer Ryan Madson to a rumored 4-year $44 million deal, but negotiations fell through and Amaro Jr. went with […]

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What About Gio Gonzalez?

An article by posted on November 11, 2011 0 Comments
What About Gio Gonzalez?

First off, I’d like to say hello to the MetsMerized fan base. My name is Andrew Wyrich and I am a rabid Mets fan who has bled orange and blue since birth. I write a weekly Mets blog called “Meet The Mess” and I recently have joined the MMO staff to help out with Hot […]

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Phillies About To Go All Omar Minaya On Ryan Madson

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments
Phillies About To Go All Omar Minaya On Ryan Madson

Last night it was reported that the Phillies were said to be “making a strong push” to re-sign their closer Ryan Madson who is now a free agent. Jon Heyman of SI.com is now reporting that the two sides are closing in on a new contract, “they’re in serious discussions and it’s hard to imagine it not getting done soon.” […]

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Mets Plan To Tender Pagan, But Could Be Priced Out On Capuano

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Plan To Tender Pagan, But Could Be Priced Out On Capuano

In a post to Twitter, Jon Heyman of SI.com said that the Mets plan to tender Angel Pagan a contract before the December 12 deadline. If he is non-tendered, Pagan will become a free agent, opening up a spot in centerfield. It’s no secret that the Mets have soured on Angel Pagan, but with nobody in the […]

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Yanks & Sabathia Avoid Free Agency. Mets & Reyes? Not So Much.

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments
Yanks & Sabathia Avoid Free Agency. Mets & Reyes? Not So Much.

“Happy Halloween, everybody. I just want to be the first to let Yankee fans know that we agreed to a contract extension. I’ll be coming back in 2012. I want to thank the Steinbrenner family for making that happen. My goal the whole time was to finish my career as a Yankee and hopefully I […]

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The Myth of the Franchise Player

An article by posted on September 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Myth of the Franchise Player

Synonymous with the New York Mets is Tom Seaver. “Tom Terrific” is known as “The Franchise,” the player who was singularly responsible for making the Mets relevant. Adding him to the pitching staff with the likes of Jerry Koosman, Gary Gentry and Nolan Ryan, and coupling him with players like Cleon Jones and Tommie Agee, […]

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On Keeping Reyes and Wright

An article by posted on September 14, 2011 0 Comments
On Keeping Reyes and Wright

Last night, Jose Reyes regained the NL lead in the batting race with three hits to raise his average to .333 for the season. Ryan Braun is in second place with a .331 average. This is getting very interesting and will go down to the wire. Reyes admitted that he can still feel his hamstring barking and that […]

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Looking Toward 2012: Parnell Or Beato For Closer?

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments

Now that Jason Isringhausen has recorded his 300th save, Terry Collins told reporters that he would start weaning one of his younger relief pitchers—Bobby Parnell or Pedro Beato—to become the team’s pitchers. Izzy was just what this team needed this year, whether it was his ability to get clutch outs in big spots or the […]

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Jose Reyes With The Halos?

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments

I came across this quote via MetsBlog from Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports: “Mets shortstop Jose Reyes, whom the club would prefer to keep through the summer, has told friends he would love to sign with the Angels when he becomes a free agent after the season…While Reyes might look good in manager Mike Scioscia’s […]

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2011 Draft Update: Mets Sign Missigman, Leathersich Close, Frenzel Wants Overslot, Other News

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Draft Update: Mets Sign Missigman, Leathersich Close, Frenzel Wants Overslot, Other News

  . [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/mwilliams2929/status/83321476496883713"]   . The twitter account says it is the official page of Spartanburg Methodist College Baseball, the school Missigman had committed to, so this is likely indeed true. Missigman has been as high as 89 mph with his fastball and at 6’4″ 170 lbs. there is still some projection left in […]

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