Tag: free agent

Eating Raul (Ibanez)

An article by posted on June 4, 2009 0 Comments

Forgive me for being a backseat general manager, but after ever Raul Ibanez home run, do you cringe a little like me? When I perused the market of free-agent corner this winter his name jumped out because of his consistency and veteran leadership (all reports are he is well-liked and respected by his brethren). His […]

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Are Ramon Castro’s Days With The Mets Numbered?

An article by posted on March 3, 2009

According to David Lennon of Newsday, the Mets might not be entirely finished with their off season shopping. The Mets were unsuccessful in their attempts to shop Ramon Castro this offseason, but they still remain very interested in Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, according to a person familiar with the team’s thinking. Rodriguez, a free agent, is […]

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The Mets Are All In On Dan Murphy… So Am I…

An article by posted on February 23, 2009

If you love Texas Hold-em as much as I do, then you’ll know what I mean when I say the Mets are “all in” on Dan Murphy. While many fans including myself, mostly moaned and groaned about the left field platoon of Tatis and Murphy, it turns out that we were on the outside looking […]

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K-Rod 3 Years $37MM vs. Ollie 3 Years $36MM

An article by posted on February 4, 2009

Lost in the excitement of the Oliver Perez signing, is a very underreported yet very interesting fact. Most of us agree that the Mets overpaid to get the Oliver Perez deal done. It was a move I certainly won’t argue with. But, now that the dust has settled, it’s become apparent to me that we […]

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DONE DEAL – Mets Sign Oliver Perez

An article by posted on February 2, 2009

According to Steve Popper of the Bergen Record, the Mets have signed Oliver Perez to a three year deal worth $36 million dollars. According to a baseball official, the Mets have finally wrapped up the most pressing need and agreed on a three-year deal worth $36 million with Oliver Perez. The Mets have waited patiently for […]

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Mets Want Tim Redding For Back Of Rotation

An article by posted on December 19, 2008

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, reports that the Mets continue to pursue starting pitcher, Tim Redding. The Mets, trying to create additional options for their rotation, are attempting to sign free-agent right-hander Tim Redding, major-league sources say. Redding, 30, is seeking a two-year contract. The Mets are trying to sign a more prominent free-agent starter such […]

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Mike Pelfrey’s Time Is Now

An article by posted on August 29, 2008

Mike Pelfrey is obviously the present and the future of this Mets rotation. With Ollie and Pedro facing free agency, and with John Maine’s shutdown, our Opening Day 2009 rotation is very much up in the air. Barring any major free agent signing (i.e. CC Sabathia), Mike Pelfrey is on pace to become our #2 […]

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Pay Delgado His $12 Million, Or Pay Him $4 Million To Play For Someone Else?

An article by posted on August 22, 2008
Pay Delgado His $12 Million, Or Pay Him $4 Million To Play For Someone Else?

It may be too early to start considering whether or not the Mets should pick up the team option for 2009 on Carlos Delgado for next season… or maybe not… The post Willie Randolph era has proved to be a lift for many of the current Mets, but nobody has lifted their production more than […]

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Getting Down With Oliver Perez

An article by posted on August 15, 2008

I for one do not usually believe in everything I see. Statistics though, are quite difficult to overlook and push aside. In baseball, they prove to be solid numerical proof to almost tell a story of how a player has performed. Since the conclusion of last nights 9-3 victory over the Washington Nationals, I have […]

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Three Reasons to Keep Jose Reyes

An article by posted on December 5, 2007

In a stunning development Wednesday, a blockbuster deal involving the Mets, the Twins, and the Athletics was proposed. The deal would send Jose Reyes to the Athletics and Johan Santana would be a Met. Like most of Mets Nation, I would love to have Johan Santana, but we need to keep Jose Reyes for these […]

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