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Heyman Predicts Cespedes Will Get 4 Years, $110 Million

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Heyman Predicts Cespedes Will Get 4 Years, $110 Million

Jon Heyman recently released his free agent contract predictions on Fan Rag, writing about the top-56 players on the market. This list includes 2016 Mets Yoenis Cespedes, Jerry Blevins, and Fernando Salas. Heyman predicts that Cespedes, the best offensive free agent this offseason, will get a four-year deal worth $110 million. The $27.5 million annual […]

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Could Alex Colome Be A Fit For The Mets Bullpen?

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Could Alex Colome Be A Fit For The Mets Bullpen?

In a new ESPN Insider article, Buster Olney notes that “Rival executives expect the Rays to trade Drew Smyly or Chris Archer, as well as closer Alex Colome, who had 37 saves last season.” Colome, 28 on Opening Day, is coming off an all-star campaign where he pitched to a 2-4 record, with a 1.91 ERA and 37 saves, […]

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Cespedes Could Decide Between Four Teams By Early December

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Could Decide Between Four Teams By Early December

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are one of four teams that have a chance to sign Yoenis Cespedes as a free agent. According to the report, Cespedes hopes to finalize a deal in early December. Sandy Alderson said last night on his interview with WOR, that Cespedes had reached out […]

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Mets Players Want Yoenis Cespedes Back

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Players Want Yoenis Cespedes Back

Talking to Kevin Kernan of the NY Post, Jose Reyes spoke very highly of Yoenis Cespedes. He also mentioned that he, as well as the rest of the Mets clubhouse, want Cespedes back. “I talked to him like one week ago, he is still waiting,” Reyes said. “We want him back. I don’t know what’s […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Officially Rejects Qualifying Offer

An article by posted on November 14, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Officially Rejects Qualifying Offer

In a not-so-surprising turn of events, Yoenis Cespedes has rejected the Mets’ qualifying offer, according to multiple sources. He has officially become a free agent. Cespedes, 31, is the best free agent outfielder on the market and should fetch a huge contract. He has publicly said he wants five years, and the Mets have been […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Yoenis Cespedes, OF

An article by posted on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Yoenis Cespedes, OF

YOENIS CESPEDES, OF Player Data: Age: 31, B/L: Right/Right, Free Agency: 2017 2016 Primary Stats: 132 G, .280 AVG, .354 OBP, .530 SLG, .25 2B, 31 HR, 86 RBI 2016 Review: What a player. Yoenis Cespedes, for the second year in a row, was everything to the Mets’ offense. The team was 72-54 when Cespedes […]

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Mets Want To Bring Back Jerry Blevins

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Want To Bring Back Jerry Blevins

On Twitter, Adam Rubin of ESPN said the Mets want to bring back veteran lefty reliever Jerry Blevins. He goes on to say that the Mets will “slow-play” his market, so as to see what other spending the Mets do in the meantime. Originally signed as a lefty specialist, Blevins, 33, was far more successful against right-handed […]

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Atlanta Braves Sign Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Atlanta Braves Sign Bartolo Colon

According to Braves beat writer Mark Bowman of MLB.com, Bartolo Colon has agreed to a one year $12.5 million deal with the Atlanta Braves, joining former Met R.A. Dickey in their starting rotation. Colon leaving the Mets is not a surprise, as it was previously reported  they were expected to let him depart in free […]

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Greg Holland Looked Healthy In Showcase, Mets Were In Attendance

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
Greg Holland Looked Healthy In Showcase, Mets Were In Attendance

Roughly 60 scouts representing approximately 18 teams came to watch watch Greg Holland throw about 35 pitches at his showcase on Monday, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post. One scouts said he was hitting 89-90 mph with his fastball and that more importantly, the former Royals closer looked healthy. “He had good extension, […]

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Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

With the World Series now over the Major League offseason begins with 139 players becoming free agents including seven from the Mets. Right-handed starter Bartolo Colon, second baseman Neil Walker, outfielder Alejandro De Aza, first baseman James Loney, lefty reliever Jerry Blevins, right-handed reliever Fernando Salas, and utility guy Kelly Johnson have all officially become […]

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