Tag: free agent

Pedro Martinez Back To The Mets? It’s Possible…

An article by posted on December 21, 2009 0 Comments

According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Mets have considered making an attempt to bring Pedro Martinez back to Flushing. Martinez is said to be looking for a deal similar to the deal Brad Penny got from from the Cardinals, a one year 7.5 million dollar deal. Pedro has said his first choice before signing with […]

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Does Molina Really Think He Can Get 3 Years?

An article by posted on December 21, 2009 0 Comments

Bengie Molina is still a free agent. Why? Because according to many reports, Molina is waiting for a three year contract offer. Molina is going to be 36 in July, and has only one interested suitor, the Mets. The Giants have said they are not interested in bringing Molina back, the Nationals have signed Ivan […]

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Conflicting Reports On Mets Offer To Jason Bay

An article by posted on December 17, 2009 0 Comments

By now all of you are aware that the Mets have extended an offer to free agent OF Jason Bay in the amount of 4 years and $65 million dollars. That much is fact. However on Wednesday, several new reports came out which suggest something more may be in the works regarding the Mets original […]

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Mets Up Offer To Bay and Plan Talks With Holliday

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.om, the Mets have upped their offer to free agent Jason Bay to include a fifth year option. Additionally, they are also planning to contact Scott Boras to discuss his client, outfielder Matt Holliday. Moving aggressively to try to secure a power-hitting left fielder, the Mets tweaked their offer to Jason Bay to give […]

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I’m Tired of Waiting!

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

In the last 24 hours, Mets fans watched in agony as John Lackey signed with the Red Sox and Roy Halladay got traded to the Phillies. And I hate to add anymore pain to this, but the Cardinals have allegedly offered Matt Holliday one the highest contracts in their team history, according to ESPN. Sure, […]

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Mets Offer Kelvim Escobar Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2009 0 Comments

According to the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional, the Mets offered a minor league deal to pitcher Kelvim Escobar. Although not published or confirmed by any mainstream source, it was posted via Twitter by Efrain  Zavarce and was re-tweeted by Jorge Arangure Jr. of ESPN. Last week, the NY Post’s Joel Sherman tweeted that Escobar might pitch in the […]

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Signing Starting Pitchers: Prices Are INSANE!

An article by posted on December 12, 2009 0 Comments

Like thousands of kids who grew up as Mets fans in the late ’60s, early ’70s, I wanted to be Tom Seaver, the closest thing to pitching perfection as I ever saw or will ever see. I got as far as being the number one pitcher for my small NY college baseball team in 1977 […]

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White Sox Reach Deal With J.J. Putz

An article by posted on December 11, 2009 0 Comments

The White Sox have signed free-agent reliever J.J. Putz to a one-year, $3 million dollar contract, according to Noah Coslov from MLB.com. The contract includes several incentives that could increase the value of the deal to as much as $10 million dollars. The Mets acquired Putz from the Mariners last off season in a three-team trade with the Indians […]

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The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

An article by posted on December 10, 2009 0 Comments

As the final day of the Winter Meetings comes to a close, the Mets fly back to New York much like the same team that arrived on Sunday. Any and all dreams of blockbuster trades and big free agent signings slowly dissipate into the same pessimistic feelings we ended the season with. There will be […]

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Mets Restructure Henry Blanco’s Contract

An article by posted on December 10, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, the Mets made their first dabble into the free agent pool when they signed veteran backstop, Henry Blanco, to a one year deal worth roughly $1.45 million. However, as Newsday’s Ken Davidoff reports (Hat tip to MLB Trade Rumors for link), there were some red flags that popped up during Blanco’s physical, in […]

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