Tag: outfield

Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Rays Agree On One-Year Deal With Steve Pearce

According to Marc Topkin of Tampa Bay Times the Tampa Bay Rays have an agreement in place on a one-year deal with Steve Pearce, pending a physical. He says that Pearce will DH some while playing the first base and a little outfield against left-handed pitching. Pearce struggled with the bat last year, hitting only […]

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Rockies Sign Gerardo Parra To Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Rockies Sign Gerardo Parra To Three-Year Deal

The Colorado Rockies have signed outfielder Gerardo Parra to a three-year, $27.5 million contract, according to multiple reports. The deal will pay Parra $26 million in salary over the three years and includes a fourth-year option at $12 million with a $1.5 million buyout. Parra, 28, has been linked to the Mets for months, including […]

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Wuilmer Becerra Hitting Over .400, Asdrubal Cabrera With Walkoff Hit

An article by posted on December 30, 2015 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra Hitting Over .400, Asdrubal Cabrera With Walkoff Hit

Earlier this offseason there was a chance that the Mets could have lost outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra in the Rule 5 draft but thankfully teams decided to take a pass on the opportunity. Becerra extended his hitting streak last night to seven games with a 4 for 4 night. He knocked in his 11th run, […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Claimed Off Waivers By Brewers

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Claimed Off Waivers By Brewers

According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Brewers have acquired Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis off the waiver wire. Nieuwenhuis, 28, has been with the Mets almost his entire career (the exception being a brief stint with the Angels this season), including the last four years on the major league club. In 693 plate appearances, […]

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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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