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Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Closing In On Three-Year Deal With Cespedes

Latest update, 11 p.m. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is now reporting that the Mets and Yoenis Cespedes are “closing in” on a deal According to Rosenthal, the deal will be in the range of three years and $70 million with an opt-out after year one. 10 p.m. update: According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the infamous […]

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Nationals Offer To Yoenis Cespedes Over $100 Million

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Offer To Yoenis Cespedes Over $100 Million

The Washington Nationals have made an offer to free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, who first reported they were very interested in the former Met after they lost out on signing Justin Upton. Sources tell Jon Heyman that the Nats are offering a five year deal north of $100 million […]

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Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

According to Marc Topkin of Tampa Bay Times the Tampa Bay Rays have an agreement in place on a one-year deal with Steve Pearce, pending a physical. He says that Pearce will DH some while playing the first base and a little outfield against left-handed pitching. Pearce struggled with the bat last year, hitting only […]

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Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

If the Nationals are really honest with themselves, they will admit that Yoenis Cespedes is for them exactly as Sandy Alderson described him for the Mets – a round peg in a square hole. To be sure, a round peg can actually fit into a square hole.  But it requires coming to terms – sooner […]

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Mets Sign Antonio Bastardo To Two-Year, $12 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign Antonio Bastardo To Two-Year, $12 Million Deal

According to Jon Heyman of MLB Network, the Mets are in agreement with left-handed relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo on a multi-year contract. The deal will be worth $12 million over two years, according to Baseball Essential’s Robert Murray. Bastardo, 30, has been a consistently solid left-handed relief in his time between the Phillies and Pirates. […]

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Market For LHP Antonio Bastardo “Heating Up”

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Market For LHP Antonio Bastardo “Heating Up”

According to Robert Murray of Baseball Essential, the market for top remaining relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo is “heating up,” and four teams are rumored to be interested, including the Blue Jays, Orioles, Dodgers and Mets. The Cubs also met with Bastardo’s agents during the Winter Meetings, but it is unclear whether they are still considering […]

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Collins Says Innings Limits Won’t Be An Issue For Starters In 2016

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Says Innings Limits Won’t Be An Issue For Starters In 2016

According to Terry Collins, Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and Noah Syndergaard will all be let loose in 2016 and not have any sort of innings limits. In an interview with MLB.com Collins said, “Fortunately, we’re not going to have to worry about innings this year. I think we’re always going to be concerned with workload. These […]

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Should Mets Sell High on Granderson and Re-Sign Cespedes

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Sell High on Granderson and Re-Sign Cespedes

Right now, there are two people who are realistically standing in the way of Yoenis Cespedes returning to the Mets. No, it’s not Fred and Jeff Wilpon. It’s Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson. Like it or not, Sandy Alderson was right when he said Cespedes isn’t a center fielder. While Cespedes grades out as an elite left fielder, he’s just not good […]

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Latest On Cespedes: Nationals, Braves, Marlins Express Interest

An article by posted on January 19, 2016 0 Comments
Latest On Cespedes: Nationals, Braves, Marlins Express Interest

Latest Update 2:30 PM It appears that with no team willing to offer Yoenis Cespedes a long-term deal, the Mets and White Sox  now have some added competition as a few new teams are jumping into the fray. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that the Washington Nationals are now showing interest in Cespedes […]

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Terry Collins Hoping Sandy Alderson Can Reel In Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Hoping Sandy Alderson Can Reel In Yoenis Cespedes

Barry Bloom of MLB.com caught up with Terry Collins in Los Angeles on Sunday, where the Mets manager was being honored at the annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation Dinner and received the Tommy Lasorda Managerial Achievement Award. Collins discussed a variety of issues with Bloom and didn’t conceal his strong desire for Sandy Alderson to bring free agent […]

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Latest On Cespedes: Interest Intensifying, 10 Teams In Chase, Keep Eye On Astros

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Latest On Cespedes: Interest Intensifying, 10 Teams In Chase, Keep Eye On Astros

It’s been an interesting last 24 hours on the Yoenis Cespedes front since the Baltimore Orioles signed Chris Davis to a seven year, $161 million dollar deal on Saturday. To begin, Jim Bowden of ESPN got the ball rolling this morning when he reported that the market for free agent Yoenis Cespedes is intensifying with […]

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