Tag: offseason

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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Jay Bruce’s Mets Future Tied to Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 28, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce’s Mets Future Tied to Yoenis Cespedes

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets have been receiving inquiries on Jay Bruce all offseason. However, the Mets are not inclined to move Bruce until the Yoenis Cespedes situation has been resolved. At the moment, the market appears to be heating up as Cespedes shares the same goal as the […]

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Encarnacion Rejects Four Year, $80 Million Offer From Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 21, 2016 0 Comments
Encarnacion Rejects Four Year, $80 Million Offer From Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays offered Edwin Encarnacion a four-year contract worth $80 million dollars earlier this offseason, but were turned down. Still, Heyman says that Toronto is still open to re-signing him despite signing Kendrys Morales a week ago. “The Jays didn’t entice Encarnacion to make a quick […]

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Yankees Could Show Interest In Cespedes

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Could Show Interest In Cespedes

If the New York Yankees weren’t serious suitors for Yoenis Cespedes this offseason, they may very well be now. Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman has said the recent Brian McCann trade has made the Cespedes pursuit more plausible. It’s possible the talks that have already taken place may intensify with Cashman saying, “I’m sure [the agents and I] will […]

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Heyman Predicts Cespedes Will Get 4 Years, $110 Million

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Heyman Predicts Cespedes Will Get 4 Years, $110 Million

Jon Heyman recently released his free agent contract predictions on Fan Rag, writing about the top-56 players on the market. This list includes 2016 Mets Yoenis Cespedes, Jerry Blevins, and Fernando Salas. Heyman predicts that Cespedes, the best offensive free agent this offseason, will get a four-year deal worth $110 million. The $27.5 million annual […]

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Mets Players Want Yoenis Cespedes Back

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Players Want Yoenis Cespedes Back

Talking to Kevin Kernan of the NY Post, Jose Reyes spoke very highly of Yoenis Cespedes. He also mentioned that he, as well as the rest of the Mets clubhouse, want Cespedes back. “I talked to him like one week ago, he is still waiting,” Reyes said. “We want him back. I don’t know what’s […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Wieters, C

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Wieters, C

Matt Wieters, C Position: Catcher/First base Bats: Switch – Throws: Right Born: May 21, 1986 (Age 30) Qualified Offer: No When Matt Wieters was drafted fifth overall in the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft, there were high expectations and hopes riding on the shoulders of the sizable junior out of Georgia Tech. Listed at six-foot-four […]

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Bartolo Colon May Not Be Re-Signed

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon May Not Be Re-Signed

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, the Mets may not re-sign Bartolo Colon this offseason.  According to Carig’s sources, the 43 year old may command a multi-year deal coming off his best season as a Met. The 2016 season was easily Colon’s best season as a Met.  Overall, Colon was 15-8 with a 3.43 ERA […]

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Sandy Alderson Weighs In On Cespedes, Walker, Wright, Familia

An article by posted on November 7, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Weighs In On Cespedes, Walker, Wright, Familia

At the GM Meetings in Scottsdale, Arizona tonight, New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson discussed a variety of topics with the media on how the team will proceed this offseason as they seek to revamp the roster for the 2017 season. The Mets are still interested in bringing back Yoenis Cespedes and spoke with his […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Kicking Off the Hot Stove Season

An article by posted on November 6, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Kicking Off the Hot Stove Season

Talkin’ Mets returns to the airwaves on Sunday as I set-up the offseason by giving my state-of-the-union and answering Hear me talk about what the Mets can learn from the Cubs championship season, how Sandy Alderson can take a lesson from Steve Phillips 1998 offseason when it comes to Yoenis Cespedes and what free agents […]

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