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Hits & Misses: Chris Young Will Go Down As The Best Free Agent Signing Of The Offseason

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Chris Young Will Go Down As The Best Free Agent Signing Of The Offseason

I love baseball. I spent nearly an hour on FanGraphs this morning collecting stats to back up my case that the Mets may regret spending $7.25 million of Chris Young, and then they go and post this: “I continue to believe that this will likely go down as one of the best free agent signings […]

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Mets To Scale Back At Shortstop, Amazins’ Out On Peralta and Drew

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets To Scale Back At Shortstop, Amazins’ Out On Peralta and Drew

Looks like everything is going according to plan… My plan not the Mets’ plan… As expected, it didn’t take long for the reality of this market to hit home with the front office and with about 30% of their entire payroll budget now spent with the signing of Chris Young for $7.25 million, expect the […]

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Juan Lagares Homers, Drives In Two, Lifts Average To .384 In DWL

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Homers, Drives In Two, Lifts Average To .384 In DWL

Juan Lagares is an unstoppable force as he continues to wield a sizzling hot bat for Las Aguilas in the Dominican Winter League. Last night, Lagares had two more hits including a home run, two runs scored and two more RBIs. He has lifted his batting average to .384 with a .407 on-base, .477 slugging and […]

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ESPN: Nelson Cruz Salary Demands Exceed Mets Appetite

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
ESPN: Nelson Cruz Salary Demands Exceed Mets Appetite

According to earlier reports, the Mets had some interest in free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York immediately downplayed the Mets interest writing that they were not nearly as interested in Cruz as some reports have indicated. Today, Jerry Crasnick reports that Cruz’ salary demands have now exceeded the Mets’ appetite, according to a source. This […]

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Mets Sign Chris Young To One-Year Deal For $7.25 Million Guaranteed

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Sign Chris Young To One-Year Deal For $7.25 Million Guaranteed

Update – Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that the one year deal is worth a whopping $7.25 million dollars… Wow, here’s your opening day left fielder… Original Post Outfielder Chris Young has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mets pending a physical, according to multiple reports. Jon Heyman first reported the news. The […]

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Could Rangers and Tigers Blockbuster Deal Impact Mets?

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Could Rangers and Tigers Blockbuster Deal Impact Mets?

I’ve seen a few blog posts out there in which a team analyzes how the recent Tigers-Rangers blockbuster deal impacts their individual team. For example, how does this deal affect the Boston Red Sox? Or the White Sox? Or the Rockies? So here’s the Mets’ view of the situation. Let’s look at the facts: The […]

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Eric Young Preparing To Play Second Base

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Preparing To Play Second Base

Eric Young said that he is preparing to play both in the outfield and second base going into his first spring training with the Mets, reports Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. Young said that no one in the Mets organization has discussed his role at second base or the outfield for 2014. He said […]

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Best News Of The Night, Ron Darling Signs New Deal With SNY

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Best News Of The Night, Ron Darling Signs New Deal With SNY

I watched the season premiere of Mets Hot Stove on SNY which was kind of a bore-fest of full of week old rumors that have been beaten to death already here on MMO or on Mets Twitter. There was one item of note and that was the announcement that Ron Darling had agreed to a multiyear […]

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Mets Owners Say Sandy Alderson Has $25-30 Million To Spend And No More

An article by posted on November 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Owners Say Sandy Alderson Has $25-30 Million To Spend And No More

Updated Post 8:00 PM John Harper of the Daily News reports the following: “Heard tonight that Mets’ owners will not stretch the budget due to high cost of free agents. Sandy Alderson has $25-30 million to spend and no more. Good luck with that.” So much for that $35-40 million… I don’t mean to laugh here, […]

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Allan Dykstra Breaks Fibula, Heading To NY For Surgery

An article by posted on November 21, 2013 0 Comments
Allan Dykstra Breaks Fibula, Heading To NY For Surgery

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirms that minor league first baseman Allan Dykstra has suffered broken fibula in winter ball and is headed back to the U.S., likely for surgery. Dykstra, 26, set career highs in home runs (21) and RBIs (82) and led the Eastern League in on-base percentage (.436) and walks (101). In addition […]

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