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Walker and Cabrera Give Mets Excellent Depth and Flexibility

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Walker and Cabrera Give Mets Excellent Depth and Flexibility

With the Mets looking to add more versatility to their infield, they acquired Neil Walker from Pittsburgh and signed shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera as a free agent, both of whom are switch-hitters. They provide the Mets with much needed depth and flexibility, and give Terry Collins a lot of creative options to consider. “That’s what we […]

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Mets Say It’s Unlikely They Sign Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Say It’s Unlikely They Sign Yoenis Cespedes

December 6, 8:00 PM Assistant GM spoke to reporters at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday and said that there’s little chance that Yoenis Cespedes would be returning to the Mets. “It’s unlikely right now that he ends up a Met,” Ricco said. “I still think he’s looking at a deal that would […]

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Oakland Signs Reliever Ryan Madson To 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Oakland Signs Reliever Ryan Madson To 3-Year Deal

The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms with free agent reliever Ryan Madson on a three-year deal worth $22 million dollars reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. Madson, 35, came back with a solid season after missing three years with various injuries including Tommy John surgery. The Kansas City Royals rolled the dice on him last […]

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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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