Tag: Major League

Identity Fraud Still A Problem For MLB

An article by posted on February 3, 2012 0 Comments

Tyler Kepner of the NY Times had an interesting article that discussed the ongoing problem of identity fraud in major league baseball. When Sandy Alderson traveled to the Dominican Republic in 2010 to investigate identity fraud for the commissioner’s office, he went armed with a message. Alderson had previously served as the chief executive of […]

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Mets Invite Matt Harvey and Matt den Dekker To Major League Camp

An article by posted on January 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Invite Matt Harvey and Matt den Dekker To Major League Camp

   The Mets have invited RHP Matt Harvey and CF Matt den Dekker to Mets spring training camp in Port St. Lucie. Adam Rubin also added that Zack Wheeler, who was aquired in the Carlos Beltran trade, was not extended an invitation. Harvey has been considered the more polished of the two and is said to be 1-2 years […]

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Mariners Sign Oliver Perez Invoking Seven Years Of Bad Luck

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments

According to a press release from the Seattle Mariners, they have signed left-hander Oliver Perez to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training. Perez, 30, is a veteran of nine Major League seasons with San Diego (2002-2003), Pittsburgh (2003-2006) and New York-NL (2006-2010). He has a career record of 58-69 with a 4.63 […]

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MLB’s Top 10 Right-handed Pitchers

An article by posted on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
MLB’s Top 10 Right-handed Pitchers

MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo is rolling out his Top 10 prospects at each position beginning with right-handed pitchers. The 2011 list featured the American League Rookie of the Year and seven of the 10 pitched in the big leagues. Once again, this year’s Top 10 right-handed pitchers features no Mets, but the top pick comes from the NL East’ Julio Teheran, […]

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Mounting Debt, Falling Revenues, Huge Concerns

An article by posted on December 24, 2011 0 Comments
Mounting Debt, Falling Revenues, Huge Concerns

Richard Sandomir of the NY Times writes that MLB is growing concerned with the Mets’ mounting debt and falling revenues. But the Mets worry Major League Baseball enough to be seen as a troubled franchise on a short tether. Their $430 million loan on the team is due in 2014. Their $25 million loan from […]

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Mets Struggling for Cash, Borrow Another $40 Million

An article by posted on December 12, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Struggling for Cash, Borrow Another $40 Million

According to Richard Sandomir of the New York Times, the Mets recently borrowed another $40 million dollars as a “bridge loan” meant to keep the team afloat as they try to raise money through the sale of minority shares in the team. People familiar with the team’s situation have said the owners had firm commitments from at […]

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Reyes’ Agents Disappointed By Mets Lack Of Initiative

An article by posted on November 6, 2011 0 Comments

Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record on Reyes situation: Reyes’ handlers are disappointed by the lack of initiative on the Mets’ part, but can they really be surprised? With the team’s mounting debt – including the $25 million loan from Major League Baseball that has yet to be repaid — the 2012 payroll will be […]

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We Don’t See Pitchers Winning 25 Games Very Often…

An article by posted on September 20, 2011 0 Comments

I want to push all the Mets stuff aside for at least one small post, to mention something going on in the world of Major League Baseball that i think we should look at (and NO it doesn’t involve “hat-gate”). We’ve seen Sandy Koufax win 25 games and go onto win the MVP and Cy […]

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Pelfrey Nominated For 2011 Roberto Clemente Award

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Pelfrey Nominated For 2011 Roberto Clemente Award

The New York Mets, Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of Major League Baseball, today announced that Mike Pelfrey has been named the Mets’ 2011 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Pelfrey is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball […]

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Despicable MLB: Mets Should Wear The First Responder Hats Tonight

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments
Despicable MLB: Mets Should Wear The First Responder Hats Tonight

According to ESPN, Major League Baseball has issued an “edict” to the Mets and across baseball not to wear hats in-game honoring first responders, such as the FDNY and NYPD, Terry Collins said. The Mets issued the following statement: “MLB set a league-wide policy as it related to caps and uniforms for September 11 and […]

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