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Have The Mets Wrapped Up Their Offseason?

An article by posted on January 7, 2015 0 Comments
Have The Mets Wrapped Up Their Offseason?

The Mets are no longer as rigid on finding a second lefty for the bullpen, writes Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. He adds that Michael Cuddyer and John Mayberry may be the only MLB deals the Mets give out this winter. Sandy Alderson did say in December that the additions of LHP Scott Rice, who signed […]

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Mets Minors: Top 15 Organizational Prospects

An article by posted on December 31, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 15 Organizational Prospects

Perhaps 2015 will be the season that the Mets finally return to the playoffs. And if that does happen, you can credit an elite farm system for taking them there and not roster built with free agent dollars. The Mets’ system is still flush with talented arms such as Steven Matz and Noah Syndergaard, however, […]

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Wright Reaches Out To Children Of Slain NYPD Officer

An article by posted on December 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Reaches Out To Children Of Slain NYPD Officer

The two children of recently slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos received a special surprise when Mets third baseman David Wright reached out to them via phone call to share some encouragement and hope during what must be a trying time for them. Justin, 19, and Jayden, 13, are both Mets fans, so you could imagine […]

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In Closing: Thoughts On Bobby Parnell and Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on December 24, 2014 0 Comments
In Closing: Thoughts On Bobby Parnell and Jenrry Mejia

Among the things I find puzzling with manager Terry Collins is his propensity for making announcements without all the facts. Most recently, he said Bobby Parnell will be next season’s closer, this despite not pitching last season and nobody knowing for sure his physical status. With Parnell shelved, Jenrry Mejia took over as closer and […]

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Red Sox and LHP Craig Breslow Agree On $2 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox and LHP Craig Breslow Agree On $2 Million Deal

The Red Sox have agreed on a one year deal with left-handed reliever Craig Breslow worth $2 million dollars according to Rob Bradford of WEEI Sports Radio. The Mets met personally with Breslow at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, but the talks were brief and not substantial. Sandy Alderson said Tuesday that he will not sign […]

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Mets Unlikely To Sign A Second Lefty Reliever

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Unlikely To Sign A Second Lefty Reliever

Speaking to reporters at Citi Field today, GM Sandy Alderson pretty much validated what I suspected a few days ago and said it’s unlikely the Mets sign a second lefty. “Right now, it’s sign a guy to a major league deal and eliminate all the competition, or sign some minor league deals and create some […]

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Twins Sign Ervin Santana As Winter Meetings Come To A Close

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Twins Sign Ervin Santana As Winter Meetings Come To A Close

The Minnesota Twins have signed starting pitcher Ervin Santana to a four-year, $55 million deal, according to multiple sources. Santana, 32, spent last season with the Braves, and pitched to a 14-10 record, with a 3.95 ERA, 1.306 WHIP, 3.39 FIP, and a 8.2 K/9. In his 10 year career, Santana has compiled a 119-100 […]

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Matt Harvey Completely Onboard With Innings Limit Plan

An article by posted on December 3, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Completely Onboard With Innings Limit Plan

On Wednesday afternoon, Matt Harvey acknowledged to reporters at Citi Field that he will not pitch 200 innings in 2015 and that he’s completely on board with however the front office plans to limit his innings next season. “You know what? I’m going to be happy to throw an entire year,” Harvey said. “Whatever they […]

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Dwight Gooden Sees Mets In Postseason In 2015

An article by posted on December 2, 2014 0 Comments
Dwight Gooden Sees Mets In Postseason In 2015

Dwight Gooden told Anthony Sulla-Heffinger of Yahoo Sports, that he believes the Mets are on the right track and should go to the postseason in 2015 and possibly win the World Series in 2016. “I think next year you will see some big strides from the Mets, possibly making the postseason, and then the following year, […]

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Syndergaard Early Favorite For 2015 Rookie of the Year

An article by posted on November 18, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Early Favorite For 2015 Rookie of the Year

Jim Callis of MLB.com, predicts that Mets righthander Noah Syndergaard will win next year’s NL Rookie of the Year award, following the same path as RHP Jacob deGrom. “He doesn’t have as clear a path to a regular big league role…at least not at the moment, but Syndergaard should claim a spot in the Mets’ rotation […]

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Mets Sign Outfielder Alex Castellanos to Minor League Deal

An article by posted on November 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Sign Outfielder Alex Castellanos to Minor League Deal

The Mets announced they have signed outfielder Alex Castellanos to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training. Castellanos, 28, played for PCL Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres last season, batting .275 with eight home runs and 42 RBI in 113 games. A 10th-round pick of the St. Louis […]

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