Tag: free agent

Mark Mulder: Mets Could Catch Lightning In A Bottle

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mark Mulder: Mets Could Catch Lightning In A Bottle

Despite the addition of Bartolo Colon, the Mets reportedly continue to monitor the free-agent market to find another starting pitcher to meet their needs.  Unfortunately, with every passing day, the list of reliable options continues to dwindle. While the Mets have reported interest in Johan Santana, Freddy Garcia, and others out there, this begs the question; why […]

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Mets Will Meet With Agents For John Axford and Kevin Gregg

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Meet With Agents For John Axford and Kevin Gregg

According to Jim Duquette of MLB Network, the Mets will meet with the agents for free agent relievers John Axford and Kevin Gregg. I’m not such a big fan of Axford, but I do like Gregg a lot for the Mets and he’s a proven shutdown, late-inning reliever we can use. Axford, 30, posted a 4.02 ERA and […]

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Striking Fool’s Gold With Granderson

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Striking Fool’s Gold With Granderson

When one gets past the excitement of the Mets signing a credible free agent who actually becomes part of this regime’s long term plan, there is this sobering reason for pause. Well, actually there’s 195 of them. As in, 195 strikeouts, which is how many times Granderson struck out in 2012, his last full season. […]

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Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands

Updated 12/9 The Mets had a meeting today with the agent for veteran free-agent righthander Bartolo Colon according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN. But thankfully, they were scared off by his contracts demands. We are hearing that there might be a two-year deal floating from at least one team, and we think it’s the Mariners. Also, not as much […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Granderson

An article by posted on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Granderson

When the news broke late Friday morning that the Mets had finally came to an agreement with outfielder, Curtis Granderson I admit I did the proverbial  “happy dance” while driving in my car. Yes Granderson is not the “savior” that the Mets need to help this team escape from mediocrity as well as ineptitude. But […]

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Curtis Granderson Agrees To Four Year, $60 Million Deal With Mets

An article by posted on December 6, 2013 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Agrees To Four Year, $60 Million Deal With Mets

The Mets have agreed to sign free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year deal according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the deal is worth $60 million dollars or a $15 million annual average. Andy Martino of the Daily News added that the deal is a straight 4-year deal, per source. […]

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Nothing Is Imminent: The Story Of Us

An article by posted on December 5, 2013 0 Comments
Nothing Is Imminent: The Story Of Us

If you had to pick three words to best describe the Mets offseason so far – the offseason we’ve all waited three years for – those are the three words right there… Nothing is imminent. The Mets sent a contingent of scouts and executives to watch Jose Dariel Abreu. But nothing is imminent. The Mets […]

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Are The Mets Moving Back Into The Steak Section?

An article by posted on December 4, 2013 0 Comments
Are The Mets Moving Back Into The Steak Section?

In the winter of 2011, super-agent Scott Boras stated that the Mets typically shop in the “steak section” however they have been residing in the “fruits and nuts category” as of late. Finally today we have seen reports of some high-rolling as the team has “intensified discussions” on the idea of splurging on a high-profile […]

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Damn Yankees: Ellsbury Agrees To 7-Year, $153 Million Deal With Bombers

An article by posted on December 4, 2013 0 Comments
Damn Yankees: Ellsbury Agrees To 7-Year, $153 Million Deal With Bombers

DAMN YANKEES! The New York Yankees and free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury have agreed on a seven-year contract valued at $153 million dollars, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. There is also an eighth year option that could raise the total value to $169 million. Ellsbury will also cost the Yankees a first round draft pick. Ellsbury batted […]

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Is Ike Davis’ Agent Salivating?

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 3 Comments

I know one player was a free agent and another is a second year arbitration eligible player, but I have to wonder… did Sandy set the market for .200 hitters that strike out a lot? With the current market “sticker shock” and the $7.25 million contract that the Mets just gave Chris Young, is Ike […]

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