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Mets Trade Logan Verrett To Orioles For Cash

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Mets Trade Logan Verrett To Orioles For Cash

The Mets have traded RHP Logan Verrett, 26, to the Baltimore Orioles for $50,000 in cash. This move is to free up a roster spot for Yoenis Cespedes. In 2016, Verrett went 3-8 with a 5.20 ERA. He appeared in 35 games (12 starts), striking out 66 batters in 91.2 innings. Verrett has been briefly […]

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Mets To Hold Yoenis Cespedes Press Conference At 5 PM

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Mets To Hold Yoenis Cespedes Press Conference At 5 PM

The re-signing of Yoenis Cespedes is official. Rejoice. There will be a press conference today at 5 PM ET at Citi Field to re-introduce him. Original Report – Nov 29 Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that the Mets have reached an agreement with free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The deal is for four years […]

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Curtis Granderson Drawing More Interest Than Jay Bruce

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Curtis Granderson Drawing More Interest Than Jay Bruce

According to Jon Heyman on Twitter, versatile outfielder Curtis Granderson is drawing more interest on the trade market than right fielder Jay Bruce. He goes on to say that the Mets would prefer to trade Bruce and keep Granderson. The Mets will probably bring in a better haul for Granderson, so they will be weighing […]

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Good Fundies Episode 28: Four More Years of Yoenis Cespedes (with Jared Diamond)

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Good Fundies Episode 28: Four More Years of Yoenis Cespedes (with Jared Diamond)

Brian and Roger were joined by Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal! He talked about the possible lockout, what really goes on during the Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 draft, the excellent newsletter he writes with Mike Vorkunov, and what Yoenis Cespedes’ signing portends for the future of the rest of the Mets […]

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Rosenthal: Andrew McCutchen Likely To Be Traded

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Rosenthal: Andrew McCutchen Likely To Be Traded

The Mets have officially brought back Yoenis Cespedes to play left field. They are currently in talks with many teams about both Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce, and while they will probably trade one and keep the other, the possibility remains that they could trade both. If both are traded, the Mets outfield would theoretically […]

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Reds Listening to Trade Offers on Billy Hamilton

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Reds Listening to Trade Offers on Billy Hamilton

The Cincinnati Reds are reportedly listening to trade offers on arguably the best baserunner in baseball, Billy Hamilton, as reported by Buster Olney of ESPN. Hamilton, 26, is coming off his best season yet in which he hit to a .260/.321/.343 batting line to go along with three homers and 17 RBI. Those numbers of […]

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Milwaukee Brewers to Non-Tender Chris Carter

An article by posted on November 29, 2016 0 Comments
Milwaukee Brewers to Non-Tender Chris Carter

In a somewhat surprising move, Bob Nightengale of USA Today has reported via Twitter that the Milwaukee Brewers have decided to cut ties with power-hitting first baseman, Chris Carter. After being non-tendered by the Houston Astros last offseason, Carter blasted onto the scene in Milwaukee, hitting a league leading 41 homers. He ended his season with […]

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Dodgers Deep In Debt, Time To Trade For Yasiel Puig?

An article by posted on November 29, 2016 0 Comments
Dodgers Deep In Debt, Time To Trade For Yasiel Puig?

The Los Angeles Dodgers are deep in debt. While this offseason they are scrambling to find a second baseman, third baseman, and a closer, they don’t have the ability to spend as much money as they want. After spending over one billion dollars on players alone from 2013-2016, their exemption from MLB debt rules expires […]

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NL East News: Marlins Sign Edinson Volquez For 2 Years, $22M

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NL East News: Marlins Sign Edinson Volquez For 2 Years, $22M

According to multiple sources, the Miami Marlins have signed veteran starter Edinson Volquez to a two year deal worth $22 million, pending a physical. Volquez, 33, is coming off a down year during which he went 10-11 with a 5.37 ERA for the Royals. His 113 runs allowed were the most in the American League. Mets […]

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Nationals Willing To Reconfigure Outfield For Yoenis Cespedes

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Nationals Willing To Reconfigure Outfield For Yoenis Cespedes

Last offseason, the Washington Nationals were one of the few teams in on Yoenis Cespedes until Cespedes signed a deal to return to the Mets.  With Cespedes having opted out of his contract with the Mets, the Nationals are once again interested in signing Cespedes, and they are willing to do what is necessary to […]

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