Tag: Joel Sherman

Mets Avoid Arbitration With Parnell, Agree To $3.7 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Parnell, Agree To $3.7 Million Deal

January 17, 2014 The Mets have avoided arbitration with Bobby Parnell, and agreed to a one-year, $3.7 million deal with him according to Joel Sherman. He can earn a $50,000 bonus if he appears in 60 games. Parnell had 22 saves last season and posted a 2.16 ERA and 1.000 WHIP in an injury shortened season. […]

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The Beat Goes On: Reporters Weigh In On Amazins’

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
The Beat Goes On: Reporters Weigh In On Amazins’

Bill Madden of the Daily News: Alderson never comes right out and says it, but it sure sounds as if the Mets’ 2014 payroll is not going to exceed $90 million, which, if so, would place them in the bottom third of baseball or less than half as much as the Yankees who, having destroyed […]

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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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Have We Seen The Last Of Rafael Montero?

An article by posted on November 9, 2013 0 Comments
Have We Seen The Last Of Rafael Montero?

The Mets will keep and protect Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler, and feel it will be tougher to deal Jon Niese or Dillon Gee now that Matt Harvey will be missing next year, writes Joel Sherman. But if they bundle some minor league pitching — perhaps headed by Rafael Montero — can they attract another […]

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Alderson To Announce 2-Year Extension For Collins During Noon Press Conference

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson To Announce 2-Year Extension For Collins During Noon Press Conference

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson will address the media at 12 p.m. on Monday, September 30 in the Citi Field Press Conference Room. He is expected to announce a two-year contract extension for Terry Collins to remain the manager of the Mets. The deal is reportedly valued at $1 million per season and includes an […]

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Mets Get Some Offers On Byrd, Waiting To Hear Back On Counteroffers

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Get Some Offers On Byrd, Waiting To Hear Back On Counteroffers

7/31  Update It’s been a very quiet deadline with the Jake Peavy to the Red Sox trade being the loudest shot fired in the last 48 hours. But things are picking up on the Marlon Byrd front, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Mets are suddenly getting hits on the veteran outfielder and […]

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The Case Against Mike Piazza

An article by posted on January 8, 2013 0 Comments
The Case Against Mike Piazza

Murray Chass claims he knows Mike Piazza used steroids. Wait, before you start mumbling expletives at Chass under your breath, keep reading. The former New York Times reporter is not alone. Joel Sherman, a columnist for the New York Post, also raised suspicion about the Mets former catcher. Both Chass and Sherman covered the Mets […]

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Mets Should Stay Far Away From Russell Martin

An article by posted on October 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Should Stay Far Away From Russell Martin

The New York Post’s Joel Sherman wrote that the Mets should look to sign catcher Russell Martin if the Yankees decide to let him walk at the end of the season. Sherman said that Martin is already used to playing in New York and that the Mets are “desperate to add power, and Martin’s 21 homers […]

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Wright Not Among Top 12 Third Basemen? Nice Try, Sherman…

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Not Among Top 12 Third Basemen? Nice Try, Sherman…

One of my favorite web-treks each morning is to stop by MMO to read what my fellow bloggers have been opining about and to see how many times I got called out by the lunatic fringe in the comment threads of my own posts. I look at those as my badges of honor. After that, […]

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Trade For Niese Unlikely Tonight, But Things Could Change Quickly

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments

8:00 PM Andy Martino of the Daily News, asked two Mets officials if Jonathan Niese would get traded tonight. They responded that it was unlikely, but warned that things could change very quickly. Martino also said he believes just about every Met is being dangled, except for R.A. Dickey. A source told him that Dickey is unlikely […]

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Teams Interested In Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Teams Interested In Daniel Murphy

Joel Sherman of the NY Post tweets that Murphy is getting some attention… I like Murphy as a player, but with David Wright entrenched at third base, Murphy’s natural position, it’s hard to fit him in anywhere else which is a shame because he has an incredible bat. At the time Murphy got hurt and […]

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Alderson Speaks With Reyes’ Agents

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Speaks With Reyes’ Agents

6:20 PM “We’ve had some conversations,” Alderson said, according to Rubin. “I don’t want to get into any detail, but – also while saying I don’t want to comment – I don’t want to give you the false impression that we are anywhere along the road. I still think it’s early, notwithstanding all the background […]

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