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Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Mets have left handed outfielders Will Venable and Alejandro De Aza on their radar in addition to Denard Span. Both players are potential options to platoon with Juan Lagares in center field, but Crasnick says the Mets are slow-playing the market. Venable, 33, batted .244/.320/.350  with six home […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Willing To Play Third Base If Needed

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Willing To Play Third Base If Needed

Recently acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera participated on a conference call on Friday afternoon with the Mets beat and media. He weighed in on a number of topics which I’ve summarized below. There was no hiding of his excitement of being with the Mets and Cabrera was genuinely thrilled. “They are a very good team. It’s […]

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Mets Thoughts On Harvey, Conforto, Duda, Wright

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Thoughts On Harvey, Conforto, Duda, Wright

There’s no concrete breaking news on the Mets these days, but more than a few things are racing through my mind: Proving they have a sense of humor, the Mets included a $50,000 bonus in Bartolo Colon‘s contract if he wins the Silver Slugger Award for the best hitter at his position. It would be […]

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Big Sexy is Back and He’s Moving On Up

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Big Sexy is Back and He’s Moving On Up

With Bartolo Colon coming back for a third season with the Mets, Big Sexy will continue his climb up Major League Baseball’s record books as a Met.  He’s also making a climb up all-time lists with the Mets as well. All-Time MLB Rankings: Wins – 76th with 218 Losses – 146th with 154 Career Starts […]

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A Christmas Carol: The Sandy I Met

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 2 Comments
A Christmas Carol: The Sandy I Met

Pen went to paper way back in 1843. Even so, the classic holiday novella, “The Christmas Carol” resonates with readers today as one of Charles Dickens’ most important literary contributions. No other character in the beloved novella captures the fascination of readers and viewers like Ebenezer Scrooge. Many times, my mind shifts to Ebenezer Scrooge […]

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Tyler Clippard Wants Two-Year Deal, Mets Won’t Go More Than One

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard Wants Two-Year Deal, Mets Won’t Go More Than One

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that free agent reliever Tyler Clippard is seeking a two-year deal. That could be a deal-breaker for the Mets who are not likely to go beyond a one-year deal for their former setup man. Previous Report – 12/18 The New York Mets have not ruled out re-signing reliever […]

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Noah Syndergaard Hoping Mets Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Hoping Mets Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

During a Citibank sponsored event, Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard spread some holiday cheer serving coffee and giving away Mets hats from a food truck near Union Square. He spoke about the team’s offseason moves and expressed his hope that the Mets find a way to re-sign outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who remains a free agent. “Of course […]

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Sources: Rafael Montero Makes Winter Ball Debut Tonight

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Sources: Rafael Montero Makes Winter Ball Debut Tonight

According to multiple sources I talked to on Tuesday, RHP Rafael Montero will make his Dominican Winter League debut on Thursday pitching for the Leones del Escogido in the Parallel League. The Parallel League is like the minor league feeder system for the younger players to get some experience. If all goes well Montero could pitch […]

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Mets Checked In With 1B/OF Ryan Raburn

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Checked In With 1B/OF Ryan Raburn

According to Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record, the Mets have checked in on free agent outfielder Ryan Raburn. I wrote about Raburn last week as a potential option for the Mets as a bench player who could give Terry Collins some valuable flexibility as a player who can play both corner outfield spots as well […]

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Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

According to Matt Yallof of MLB Network on Twitter, the Mets and relief pitcher Jerry Blevins have agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million, with $1 million in performance bonuses. Blevins, 32, was acquired by the Mets prior to Opening Day from the Nationals in exchange for outfielder Matt den Dekker, and appeared in […]

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Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Will Wear No. 20, Excited To Be A Met

New addition Neil Walker was at Citi Field this afternoon, where the New York Mets held their annual Kids Holiday Party. He will wear uniform No. 20 for the Mets this season to honor his father, former big leaguer Tom Walker. The number was retired in Pittsburgh for hall of famer Pie Traynor. Walker, 29, is […]

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