Updated 10/17 9:00 PM Free agent Cuban slugger Jose Dariel Abreu has agreed to a deal with the Chicago White Sox, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rosenthal says the deal is for six years and $68 million, shattering the four-year, $36MM contract signed by Yoenis Cespedes and the seven-year, $42MM pact signed by Yasiel Puig. As I stated earlier, Abreu makes perfect sense for the White Sox, especially with the expected retirement of Paul Konerko. If he […]
Updated Post 10/16 MetsBlog drew an interesting conclusion regarding Rafael Montero after speaking to several Mets insiders: The jury is still out on Montero’s place on a 25-man roster, which is probably why he is more expendable, but also less valuable. First, let me make clear that Rafael Montero has yet to be added to the 40-man roster which renders any discussion about his place on a 25-man roster rather moot. Secondly, the Mets already […]
Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will have Tommy John surgery in about a week, his agent Scott Boras said, in a report by Marc Carig of Newsday. “Logic prevailed,” Boras said of Harvey, who began the early stages of rehab before choosing surgery to repair a partially torn UCL in his right elbow. A team official told ESPN New York. they were not aware when Harvey was going to undergo Tommy John surgery, He is expected to be […]
Masahiro Tanaka made history last night, winning his 24th straight game this season without a loss. In the process, Tanaka led his team to their first Pacific League Championship since their establishment in 2005. What an amazing season, going 24-0 with one save… That’s sick! Joe D. Original Post 10/7 I’m big on international signings — because in some cases, you get to add a new prospect to the system for just money, while others provide […]
Carlos Beltran told Mike Puma of the NY Post that he wouldn’t be against a return to the Mets when he becomes a free agent this offseason. “Maybe I’ll see you, maybe I won’t,” Beltran said laughing when asked about a return to the Mets. “I’m going to listen to everybody and we’ll see what happens.” According to sources, Beltran spoke with Mets COO Jeff Wilpon at the All-Star Game in July, and the two […]
Updated 10/3 The latest on the the Jose Abreu front is that Mets sent three scouts to Santo Domingo to watch his showcase. However, don’t let the fact that three Met scouts were on hand, give you even a faint hope that the Mets will be in the chase for this Cuban slugger. It ain’t happening. The Mets are doing a nice job of keeping up appearances, but nothing more than that. The Marlins obviously […]
Updated 10/2 ESPN New York’s Mark Simon weighed in on a few shortstops that he believes the Mets will target this offseason. Here are some of his insights on that front. It’s part of more comprehensive post titled “A Mets Free Agent Shopping Guide”. Check it out… Stephen Drew It’s our educated guess that Stephen Drew tops the Mets’ list among available shortstops in free agency. He’s above-average offensively (.777 OPS with the Red Sox) whose […]
Updated 9/29 Andy Martino reports: Terry Collins and the Mets do not have a deal yet for a contract extension, but they are very close. People familiar with the negotiations told the Daily News to expect a news conference midday Monday to announce a two-year, approximately $2 million deal for the manager (that’s a raise from the approximately $800,000 per year he was earning under his previous contract). Also, the News was first to report […]
We have our two winners for the free tickets to see the Mets vs. Brewers on Sunday, September 29 at Citi Field when the team will also induct Mike Piazza into the Mets hall of Fame. And the two winners are…. Michelle Kravitz and Anthony Furia! Congratulations! You each won a pair of tickets to see the Mets on 9/29! — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) September 24, 2013 Congratulations to both of you! We are […]
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