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Jimmy Rollins Traded To Dodgers

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Jimmy Rollins Traded To Dodgers

Great news! No more Jimmy Rollins to the Mets posts… He’s been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers and will replace the departed Hanley Ramirez. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly is reporting that an industry source says the trade is a done deal. Rollins reportedly waived his 10-and-5 rights to accept the trade, something he […]

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Mets Payroll Near $100 Million But Likely To Drop Before Opening Day

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Payroll Near $100 Million But Likely To Drop Before Opening Day

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York estimates the Mets payroll is currently at around $99.3 million dollars barring any further changes to the roster. With the new league minimum set at $507,500, Rubin assigned that figure to 14 pre-arbitration players while adding in the $62.5 million in guaranteed contracts to David Wright, Curtis Granderson, Bartolo Colon, […]

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Defense Matters, But Apparently Not That Much

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Defense Matters, But Apparently Not That Much

It was interesting to hear Sandy Alderson downplay the importance of defense on Tuesday which seemed to indicate the Mets are moving closer to the realization that Wilmer Flores could very well be the Mets Opening Day shortstop. “We’re going to have to score more runs than the other team, so that’s a combination of […]

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Time For Terry Collins To Put Up Or Shutup

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Time For Terry Collins To Put Up Or Shutup

So here we are enjoying a somewhat interesting, compelling, and exciting Winter Meetings… We’re all having fun reading and deciphering what seems to be a non-stop stream of Mets news, rumors, and quotes. Then along comes Terry Collins, who decides he’s flying to San Diego to hold a press conference about nothing, who completely douses […]

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Collins Says Flores Doesn’t Have Shortstop Job Yet, Expects Big Season From Tejada

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Flores Doesn’t Have Shortstop Job Yet, Expects Big Season From Tejada

Talking to reporters at the Winter Meetings in San Diego on Monday, manager Terry Collins said that Ruben Tejada will be a candidate for the starting shortstop job if the team doesn’t get a new one and it’s just a choice between him and Wilmer Flores. “As I sit here today, I’m not going to […]

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Giants Checked In On Daniel Murphy, But Mets Inclined To Keep Him

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Giants Checked In On Daniel Murphy, But Mets Inclined To Keep Him

December 8 Unless the Mets acquire an offensive minded shortstop this offseason, the Mets do not intend to shop or trade second baseman Daniel Murphy, according to Adam Rubin. Considering that the Mets will have to deal at least one of their top three young pitchers to acquire a shortstop of that caliber, it’s very […]

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Trading Curtis Granderson?

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Trading Curtis Granderson?

Here’s something different… Andy Martino of the Daily News suggests that the Mets should explore the possibility of trading outfielder Curtis Granderson so that they could free up some payroll and go after a bigger bat like Matt Kemp or Justin Upton. “Try to move Granderson, clearing payroll and an outfield spot for a Kemp […]

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Winter Meetings Day 1: And Away We Go…

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Day 1: And Away We Go…

Today marks the start of the 2014 MLB Winter Meetings in San Diego, California. The Mets have already made their big move early in the offseason when they signed Michael Cuddyer to a two year, $21 million contract, but there’s still plenty of work that lies ahead. According to Sandy Alderson, there may not be […]

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Winter Meetings: Mets Approached Mariners About Chris Taylor and Brad Miller

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Winter Meetings: Mets Approached Mariners About Chris Taylor and Brad Miller

Potentially some good news on the Chris Taylor front. Reporting from the Winter Meetings in San Diego, sources have told Adam Rubin that the Mets have had discussions with the Seattle Mariners about both of their young shortstops — Taylor and Brad Miller. Some reports have suggested that Seattle may keep both of them, playing […]

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Alderson On Trading Pitching: “Everyone’s Looking For Something For Nothing”

An article by posted on December 7, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson On Trading Pitching: “Everyone’s Looking For Something For Nothing”

Speaking to reporters at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson described his inability to trade one of his pitchers as follows: “Everybody’s looking for something for nothing.” As most of you already know, the Mets are actively trying to deal at least one of their bottom three starting pitchers; Bartolo […]

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