Tag: outfield

Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

An article by posted on December 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

Wow, deal is for much more than initially reported. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free agent outfielder Alejandro De Aza will get a guaranteed $5.75 million plus incentives that could make the total deal worth $7 million. That some believe De Aza is getting that kind of money to replace Kirk Nieuwenhuis is […]

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Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Mets have left handed outfielders Will Venable and Alejandro De Aza on their radar in addition to Denard Span. Both players are potential options to platoon with Juan Lagares in center field, but Crasnick says the Mets are slow-playing the market. Venable, 33, batted .244/.320/.350  with six home […]

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Mets Thoughts On Harvey, Conforto, Duda, Wright

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Thoughts On Harvey, Conforto, Duda, Wright

There’s no concrete breaking news on the Mets these days, but more than a few things are racing through my mind: Proving they have a sense of humor, the Mets included a $50,000 bonus in Bartolo Colon‘s contract if he wins the Silver Slugger Award for the best hitter at his position. It would be […]

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Nationals Have Set Their Sights On Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Have Set Their Sights On Daniel Murphy

According to William Ladson of MLB.com, the Washington Nationals have expressed interest in signing free-agent second baseman Daniel Murphy. The Nationals have their fingers in a lot of pots since missing out Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward, both of whom spurned higher offers from the Nats. They have been connected to free agents and former Mets […]

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Red Sox Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Isn’t Available In Trade

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Red Sox Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Isn’t Available In Trade

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. isn’t available in a trade. Several teams expressed interest in him at the winter meetings, but they were all told by the Red Sox that he wasn’t available. Bradley batted .249/.335/.498 in 255 plate appearances this season with ten homeruns and […]

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Cuddyer Retirement Raises Questions and Reactions

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Retirement Raises Questions and Reactions

When our own Michael Mayer discovered that Michael Cuddyer was no longer listed on the 40 man roster and then crosschecked it with MLB.com and Mets.com he surmised that the Wilpons may have just received a very Happy Hanukkah present and that the veteran outfielder had retired. Look at what is on the Mets current […]

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Rockies Are Shopping Carlos Gonzalez, But He’s Not A Good Fit For Mets

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Rockies Are Shopping Carlos Gonzalez, But He’s Not A Good Fit For Mets

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Rockies are receiving a lot interest in Carlos Gonzalez. Crasnick says they have had a flurry of talks about him and are getting plenty of hits. Gonzalez, 30, slashed .271/.325/.540 in 608 plate appearances with 40 homeruns and 97 RBI this season for Colorado. It’s not a surprise […]

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Three Things We Learned From Asisstant GM John Ricco Today

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Three Things We Learned From Asisstant GM John Ricco Today

Assistant GM John Ricco spoke with reporters on Tuesday and said: 1. The Mets met again with Ben Zobrist’s agents and while they have not  a final offer they discussed the parameters for a potential deal and will negotiate further if needed. “Not quite that close but each know the general parameters, but not at the point […]

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MMO Roundtable: Are These The Final Days For Daniel Murphy As A Met?

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Are These The Final Days For Daniel Murphy As A Met?

Daniel Murphy is all the rage in the last 48 hours whether on the baseball blogosphere, sports talk radio and even on the National circuit where everyone on MLB Network and ESPN are all asking whether the Mets are really going to let Daniel Murphy go after the season. Reports by Joel Sherman, Jon Heyman […]

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Heyman: Mets Will Look A Lot Different Without Murphy and Cespedes

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Heyman: Mets Will Look A Lot Different Without Murphy and Cespedes

While the New York Mets are absolutely pleased with how Yoenis Cespedes has worked out for the team, one rival executive who has talked with Mets brass told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that he would be “shocked” if the Mets retained him. “Yoenis Cespedes carried the Mets through August, and Daniel Murphy is carrying them now, when it counts […]

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Conforto Will Be Everyday Player in 2016

An article by posted on October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Will Be Everyday Player in 2016

In his pre-game press conference this afternoon, Terry Collins expressed his support for Michael Conforto, saying the young outfielder will be an everyday player starting next year. Although Collins has hesitated to use Conforto against left-handed pitching in big games this year, he does believe he can hit left-handed pitching, saying, “I think he can […]

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