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Cooperstown Calling!!! Congratulations To Hall Of Famer Mike Piazza!!!

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Cooperstown Calling!!! Congratulations To Hall Of Famer Mike Piazza!!!

Congratulations to Mike Piazza who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame along with Ken Griffey Jr. by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The news was just announced live on MLB Network. Piazza received 83.0 percent of the vote and joins baseball immortality after his fourth year on the ballot, having missed in […]

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Winter Leagues: Becerra 3 Hits, Cabrera 2 Hits, Barbosa Tosses Gem

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Leagues: Becerra 3 Hits, Cabrera 2 Hits, Barbosa Tosses Gem

The Indios de Mayaguez (1-2) beat the Cangrejeros de Santurce (1-2) 2-0 last night with two key performances from Mets minor leaguers. T.J. Rivera was 0 for 2 with two walks and scored the only two runs of the game for the Indios. Rivera is now 4 for 10 with three walks in the first three games […]

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Braves Agree To One-Year Deal With Kelly Johnson

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Agree To One-Year Deal With Kelly Johnson

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. The deal is pending a physical. Jon Heyman reports that the contract is worth $2 million dollars with the potential for $1.25 million more in incentives. Johnson, 34, split last season between the Braves and Mets, batting […]

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Mets Have No Plans To Watch Denard Span

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have No Plans To Watch Denard Span

For those of you – and I know there’s a lot of you – holding out hope that the Mets were still in the hunt for free agent outfielder Denard Span despite the signing of Alejandro De Aza, here’s some sobering news for you… According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets […]

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White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the White Sox and Orioles are “emerging as leaders” in the race to sign free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, with the Angels and Giants still in the mix and the Rangers monitoring the situation. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported last week, that the Mets had bowed out on Cespedes and […]

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Johnny Monell Clears Waivers

An article by posted on December 24, 2015 0 Comments
Johnny Monell Clears Waivers

Johnny Monell, who the Mets designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Bartolo Colon, has cleared waivers. Monell, 29, was outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas but can opt for free agency and refuse the assignment. According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, he will make a decision after Christmas. The lefty-swinging catcher […]

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Nationals Are “Moving On” From Brandon Phillips

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are “Moving On” From Brandon Phillips

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Nationals are now “moving on” from Brandon Phillips and will pursue other options, including Howie Kendrick and former Met Daniel Murphy to a lower degree. Phillips reportedly wanted an extension as part of a condition to him accepting the trade to Washington, according to Jon […]

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Nationals Are Discussing Brandon Phillips Trade

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are Discussing Brandon Phillips Trade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Nationals and Reds are discussing a deal for second baseman Brandon Phillips. Phillips has a no trade clause in his contract, but he could waive it to join Washington if a trade were to go through. He is owed $13 million dollars in 2016 and $14 million […]

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Granderson Excited About Offseason Acquisitions, Says Thumb Is Fine

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Excited About Offseason Acquisitions, Says Thumb Is Fine

After a fantastic season in 2015, Curtis Granderson is already excited about next year.  Granderson knows there will be a lot of pressure on the team to perform, but says that he’s prepared for the challenge. “The target will definitely be on our back,” Granderson said. “Case in point, you look at what Washington has […]

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Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

An article by posted on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

Latest Reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York brings up right-handed reliever Matt Albers as a potential target the Mets will look at as they seek to upgrade their bullpen. The Mets have shown serious interest in Albers in the past, and are expected to do so again this offseason. Albers, 32, went 2-0 with a 1.21 […]

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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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