Tag: Nelson Cruz

Alderson Didn’t Like Nelson Cruz’ Approach

An article by posted on February 22, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Didn’t Like Nelson Cruz’ Approach

3:00 PM John Madden of the Daily News spoke to Mets GM Sandy Alderson about the Nelson Cruz signing and he had this to say regarding the similar contract to Chris Young: “Different type of players. Cruz brings power but not defense. Doesn’t have our approach. This is not a gee-whiz, if-only-we’d-waited moment for us.” […]

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Orioles Still Interested In Ike Davis

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Orioles Still Interested In Ike Davis

Joel Sherman of the NY Post, writes that the Baltimore Orioles still have interest in Ike Davis, to serve primarily as a designated hitter. Sherman shares: Baltimore believes it has several options, including free agents Nelson Cruz and Kendrys Morales. However, both of those players were made qualifying offers, which means any team – other than their last […]

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Mets Still Considering A Run At Nelson Cruz… Good Idea?

An article by posted on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Still Considering A Run At Nelson Cruz… Good Idea?

Andy Martino of the Daily News says there is still lingering talk that the Mets are considering a run at free agent Nelson Cruz. I guess if the Mets could get a REAL bargain, his power could could make sense. But given what Sandy Alderson said yesterday at being at the cusp of his payroll […]

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Cafardo: One-Year ‘Pillow Contract’ Could Be Best For Nelson Cruz

An article by posted on January 5, 2014 0 Comments
Cafardo: One-Year ‘Pillow Contract’ Could Be Best For Nelson Cruz

Several general managers believe that a one-year deal may be best for free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz as the general feeling among teams is that the 33-year old “needs to reestablish his value” says Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. If Cruz were to consider such a deal, Cafardo says it could “open more opportunities for him” […]

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The Not-So-Hot Stove, Drew, Davis and the Mets

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
The Not-So-Hot Stove, Drew, Davis and the Mets

Baby, it’s cold outside… And if your name is Nelson Cruz, Stephen Drew, Kendrys Morales, Ervin Santana or Ubaldo Jimenez, the hot stove isn’t providing any warmth these days. All the big name free agents, especially those tied to draft pick compensation, are off the table, swimming in mega-deals, and smiling ear to ear. However, […]

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Rave Reviews From MMO Staff To Curtis Granderson Signing!

An article by posted on December 6, 2013 0 Comments
Rave Reviews From MMO Staff To Curtis Granderson Signing!

The Mets have agreed to sign free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year deal according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the deal is worth $60 million dollars or a $15 million annual average. Here are some reactions from our staff on today’s blockbuster news for the Mets… David Conde – Finally […]

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Despite Stark Differences Between Yankees and Mets, Alderson Needs To Save Face

An article by posted on December 4, 2013 0 Comments
Despite Stark Differences Between Yankees and Mets, Alderson Needs To Save Face

As if the New York Mets and their frustrated fan base needed another reminder of their status in town, they got a punch-in-the-gut this morning with the news Jacoby Ellsbury had agreed to a seven-year, $153-million contract with the Yankees. Yes, the Yankees, the team that said they wanted to go below a $189 million payroll while Mets […]

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Beltran Has A Three Year, $48 Million Offer On The Table

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran Has A Three Year, $48 Million Offer On The Table

Free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran has a three-year, $48 million offer currently in hand, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney. Most reports have the mystery team as the Seattle Mariners who have been one of Beltran’s most aggressive suitors according to MLBTR. The Kansas City Royals met with the former Mets All Star today, and are also willing […]

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Would Cespedes Be A Good Target For Mets?

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Would Cespedes Be A Good Target For Mets?

2013: .240/.294/.442,  26 HR, 80 RBI Shaun asks… I just read on ESPN Rumor Central that the A’s may be growing disappointed with Yoenis Cespedes due to the sudden drop in his batting average and that they are interested in Nelson Cruz (I hope we don’t sign him). In light of a certain Mets blogger’s […]

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Nelson Cruz Is Not The Answer For The Mets

An article by posted on November 29, 2013 0 Comments
Nelson Cruz Is Not The Answer For The Mets

Even after last week’s signing of Chris Young, the Met outfield is still in dire circumstances. Although they have two starters set in place in Juan Lagares and Young, neither of them are sure bets at the plate. With the Mets presumably sticking with either Lucas Duda or Ike Davis at first base for next […]

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