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Greg Holland Looked Healthy In Showcase, Mets Were In Attendance

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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 03/11/2016 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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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Lucas Duda, 1B

An article by posted on 01/11/2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Lucas Duda, 1B

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to […]

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Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

An article by posted on 30/10/2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

Yoenis Cespedes is going to be opting out of his contract any day now and will become one of the hottest commodities of this offseason. Early reports indicate that he once again in looking for a contract north of $100 million and he wants a five year deal. Cespedes, 31, will be entering a very […]

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Cespedes Will Opt Out, Seek Five Year Deal

An article by posted on 27/10/2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Will Opt Out, Seek Five Year Deal

According Jon Heyman of Todays Knuckleball, Yoenis Cespedes plans on exercising his opt-out clause as expected. He states that the Mets have kept “open dialogue” with Cespedes but doesn’t get the sense they are making a push for a deal prior to the opt-out. Two GMs that Heyman talked to said they could see Cespedes […]

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The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

An article by posted on 18/10/2016 0 Comments
The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

Back in the 1998 offseason, neither the Mets nor Mike Piazza were messing around. Before the end of the World Series, which is the time players could file for free agency, the Mets made the 30 year old Piazza the highest paid player in the sport by giving him a seven year, $91 million contract. […]

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Ambiguous Cespedes, Will He Come Back?

An article by posted on 06/10/2016 0 Comments
Ambiguous Cespedes, Will He Come Back?

“Yo, will you come back??” After going 0-4 against Madison Bumgarner Wednesday night, Yoenis Cespedes‘ 2016 season came to a close. He slashed .280/.354/.530 with 31 home runs and 86 RBIs in only 132 games. Most fans say we can not win without him, however we just might have to. Last offseason, Cespedes signed a […]

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Mets Minors Rookie of the Year: Andres Gimenez

An article by posted on 29/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Rookie of the Year: Andres Gimenez

There was some great new talent in the Mets system this season highlighted by our MMO/MMN Rookie of the Year, Andres Gimenez. Gimenez, who just turned 18 on the fourth of September, was outstanding in the Dominican Summer League in his first pro season. The 2015 international free agent signing showed why he got a $1.2 million […]

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Marlins Agree To Three-Year Deal With Martin Prado

An article by posted on 27/09/2016 0 Comments
Marlins Agree To Three-Year Deal With Martin Prado

Clark Spenser of the Miami Herald reports that the Miami Marlins and third baseman Martin Prado have reached agreement on a three-year contract extension, according to several of his sources. The deal will reportedly pay Prado $40 million through 2019. Prado, 32, is hitting .305/.360/.415 this season with 37 doubles, seven homers, 73 RBI and 68 […]

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10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on 24/08/2016 0 Comments
10 Other Teams That Might Want to Sign Yoenis Cespedes

When Matt Ehalt of The Record asked Yoenis Cespedes about his opt-out clause and if he intended to honor all three years of his deal with the Mets, Cespedes flatly said, “Yes.”  However, Bob Klapisch, also of The Record, cautions the Mets to prepare for the worst as each dramatic home run only increases the odds that Cespedes will […]

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