Mets Are Not In On Arroyo, Twins Closing In It didn’t take long for Jon Heyman and Marc Caring to confirm our report when we tweeted the following: Latest little nugget from Winter Meetings: "Mets interest in Bronson Arroyo is there but also very overstated." — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) December 10, 2013 The Mets have said they are interested, they also said yesterday that they are not looking to sign any pitcher to multiple […]
Nats Sign Nate McLouth The Nationals agreed to terms on a two-year deal with free agent outfielder and left-handed hitter Nate McLouth, according to the Washington Post. McLouth spent most of the past two seasons serving as Baltimore’s primary left fielder last season. McLouth, 32, played 146 games for the Orioles and posted a .258/.329/.400 slash with a .729 OPS. McLouth boasts a career .334 on-base percentage and won a Gold Glove for his center […]
A Fan Shot By Terence Farley When thinking of an outfield bat for the Mets, the one player I knew I didn’t want was Andre Ethier. He doesn’t have enough power, he can’t hit lefties and he makes a lot of money. The player I wanted was Shin-Soo Choo Then it came out that he probably is out of the Mets financial parameters. When I heard that Choo doesn’t hit lefties particularly well, I wondered […]
METS HAVE MADE A THREE-YEAR OFFER TO GRANDERSON According to WFAN/CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are believed to have offered free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson a three-year deal. Heyman also reports that Granderson is looking for a five-year deal and that the 32-year-old outfielder is seeking $17 million per year. It’s interesting watching how this is evolving. About an hour ago I actually posted on Twitter than if I were Granderson’s agent, […]
The Astros have acquired center fielder Dexter Fowler and a player to be named later from the Rockies in exchange for right-hander Jordan Lyles and outfielder Brandon Barnes, both teams announced. The Rockies had already discussed Fowler with 4-5 teams this offseason so this was expected. Last season, Fowler batted .263 with 12 home runs and 42 RBI in 415 at-bats, but it’s his .369 on-base percentage that appeals to most teams. I felt that Fowler profiled as a poor man’s Shin-Soo Choo when you consider […]
I know one player was a free agent and another is a second year arbitration eligible player, but I have to wonder… did Sandy set the market for .200 hitters that strike out a lot? With the current market “sticker shock” and the $7.25 million contract that the Mets just gave Chris Young, is Ike Davis‘ agent salivating? Tale of the Tape: Chris Young versus Ike Davis Batting average – .200 versus .205 Home Runs – […]
A source told MMO on Saturday that the New York Mets have not contacted free agent Cory Hart or made any offer to the former Brewers first baseman. “There’s been a few teams, but the Mets are not one of them.” Last week, Hart said that while there’s been plenty of interest in him from teams in both the AL and NL, there’s some hesitation until he gets medical clearance from doctors. “What’s so hard right now […]
The Mets are now looking more at second-tier and third-tier free agents according to Buster Olney of ESPN. Anything can still happen, but the three offseason predictions I made for the Mets before the hot stove season started, seem to all be coming to fruition. Back in September amid all the high hopes and expectations I said: 1. The Mets would not go after any players who’ll cost more than $10 million annually. 2. The […]
Jhonny Peralta has signed a four-year, $52 million contract to play shortstop for the St. Louis Cardinals. Stephen Drew is still out there, but is surprisingly not getting much attention. (Injury history, anyone?) Ben Zobrist could be traded for, but Tampa Bay really loves him and would more than likely ask for a king’s ransom in exchange for Zobrist. But there is one veteran middle infielder out there who isn’t getting much attention, but he […]
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