Tag: offseason

Diamondbacks Sign Zack Greinke For Six Years, $206 Million

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Diamondbacks Sign Zack Greinke For Six Years, $206 Million

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Diamondbacks and ace Zack Greinke have agreed to a six-year deal, pending a physical. Greinke will receive $206 million (with deferrals) over the life of the contract, according to Rosenthal, putting the average annual value at an MLB-record  $34.3 million. Greinke, 32, was one of the most sought after […]

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Ben Zobrist Deal Could Eclipse Four Years, $60 Million

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Ben Zobrist Deal Could Eclipse Four Years, $60 Million

Yahoo Sports‘ Jeff Passan is hearing from clubs involved in the Ben Zobrist pursuit that the high demand now has his price tag sitting at four years and $60 million dollars and that it will likely go even higher than that. As many as 20 teams have engaged Zobrist according to a report by Nick […]

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Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

It certainly appears as though the Mets do not plan to do anything significant if they fail to land free agent infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist, who is expected to sign with a team by the end of next week’s Winter Meetings. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets don’t appear inclined to offer Zobrist […]

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MMO Mailbag: What Does The Future Hold For Sean Gilmartin?

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What Does The Future Hold For Sean Gilmartin?

Dave in Spain asks… Do you know what the Mets long-term plans are for Sean Gilmartin? Is it definite that he´ll be in the pen in 2016, or could he possibly go back to being a starter in Vegas? Thanks! Joe D. replies… Ah… Sean Gilmartin, what a fantastic story he was this season. The young left-hander […]

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A’s Could Deal Infielders Brett Lawrie or Danny Valencia

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
A’s Could Deal Infielders Brett Lawrie or Danny Valencia

Trying to recapture some of their lost luster from 2014, the Oakland A’s reacquired infielder Jed Lowrie from the Houston Astros on Wednesday for minor-league reliever Brendan McCurry. Lowrie’s return all but ensures that the A’s will move either second baseman Brett Lawrie or third baseman Danny Valencia says Bay Area reporter Susan Slusser of […]

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Featured Article: Does Cuban Righthander Yaisel Sierra Make Sense For Mets?

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Article: Does Cuban Righthander Yaisel Sierra Make Sense For Mets?

One International free agent who is garnering some attention this offseason is Cuban right-hander Yaisel Sierra. He is considered the top unrestricted free agent from Cuba this offseason according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, who also adds that Sierra is not subject to the July 2 international signing guidelines and limits. Sierra, 24, consistently clocks in at 94-97 mph […]

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Acquiring Lefty Specialist Will Be A Top Priority For Mets

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Acquiring Lefty Specialist Will Be A Top Priority For Mets

After struggling to find an effective left handed specialist in 2015, acquiring one this offseason will be one of the Mets’ top priorities. While the Mets have limited options on their current roster, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com explains that there are several possibilities internally or on the free agent market. One option is reuniting with […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Pitching Prospect Seth Lugo

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Pitching Prospect Seth Lugo

Yesterday the Mets added four players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the December 10th Rule 5 draft and one of them was starting pitcher Seth Lugo. The right-hander started a career high 24 games this year combined between the Binghamton Mets and Las Vegas 51′s. He went 8-7 with 3.84 ERA and […]

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Jacob deGrom Talks Royals, Excitement, Confidence

An article by posted on October 27, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Talks Royals, Excitement, Confidence

Jacob deGrom spoke to reporters this evening at Kauffman Stadium. Here is some of what he had to say. Terry said maybe you were a little fatigued the last couple of starts. I didn’t feel fatigued out there. I just felt I was having trouble locating, which happened to me early on this year. I […]

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R.A Dickey Hopes To Face Syndergaard In World Series

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
R.A Dickey Hopes To Face Syndergaard In World Series

After being traded by the Mets three seasons ago, R.A. Dickey has a chance to start against his former team in the World Series. Dickey would love to see a Blue Jays and Mets series happen, and he thinks it would be great if he can go up against Noah Syndergaard. “I think it would […]

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