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Orioles Get Lefty Hitting Outfielder Seth Smith From Mariners

An article by posted on January 6, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles Get Lefty Hitting Outfielder Seth Smith From Mariners

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired left-handed hitting outfielder Seth Smith from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed starter Yovani Gallardo. Smith, 34, fills the Orioles need for a lefty bat that can play both corner outfield spots. Smith hit .249/.342/.415 with 15 doubles, 16 home runs and 63 runs batted in over 438 plate […]

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That Crazy 4-Team Trade That Sent Matlack To Texas

An article by posted on December 31, 2016 0 Comments
That Crazy 4-Team Trade That Sent Matlack To Texas

On December 8, 1977, the Mets were one of four teams involved in one of the most complex deals in the history of baseball. This was it : –  The Mets sent John Milner to the Pittsburgh Pirates. –  The Atlanta Braves sent Willie Montanez to the New York Mets. –  The Texas Rangers sent Adrian Devine, Tommy Boggs, and Eddie Miller to […]

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Featured Post: Hoping That Tomas Nido Gets The Amed Rosario Treatment

An article by posted on December 28, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Hoping That Tomas Nido Gets The Amed Rosario Treatment

According to what a source told Marc Carig of Newsday, three Mets prospects whose names were kicked around at the Winter Meetings included 2011 first rounder – outfielder Brandon Nimmo, 2012 first rounder – catcher Kevin Plawecki, and currently the team’s top catching prospect Tomas Nido. Carig believes those prospects could come into play as the […]

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Featured Post: White Sox Still Have Pieces That Could Help The Mets

An article by posted on December 26, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: White Sox Still Have Pieces That Could Help The Mets

If there was any doubt the White Sox were selling after the Chris Sale trade, those doubts were alleviated once the White Sox obtained yet another impressive haul of prospects in exchange for Adam Eaton. With those deals, the White Sox have unofficially announced they are willing to trade away anyone if they can get […]

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The Zambrano Effect

An article by posted on December 26, 2016 0 Comments
The Zambrano Effect

This has been an offseason in which big name free agents still sit on the sidelines, waiting for offers. Jose Bautista, who has hit almost 100 home runs since the 2014 season, is still without a team. Mark Trumbo and his 47 home runs in 2016? Still waiting to be signed as well. Mike Napoli […]

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Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

For the second consecutive season in 2016, the New York Mets traded for Kelly Johnson when they were in need of a super utility type player. As Johnson remains on the open market, it is worth wondering if the team yet again may have a need for the versatile player. Jonson has always seemed to […]

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Is it Time for the Mets to Go After David Robertson?

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Is it Time for the Mets to Go After David Robertson?

With all of the current talk being of the New York Mets looking at making a trade for a center fielder, the team’s most glaring need continues to go unfulfilled. Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News was asked in her “Mets Mailbag” about the chance of General Manager, Sandy Alderson, making a legitimate run at […]

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Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Blue Jays Remain In Talks For Bruce and Granderson

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to engage the New York Mets on acquiring one of Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce, reports Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. No word on who in particular the Mets may be asking for in return, but it’s no secret they are hoping to flip one of their outfielders for a […]

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Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Exploring Trade For Center Field Upgrade

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the New York Mets have been semi-engaged in the trade market for a new center fielder. Rosenthal specifically mentions Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen as someone they’ve kept tabs on, but haven’t yet had any momentum in these discussions. Other names mentioned in the article include both Kansas […]

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Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Could Orioles Rekindle Talks with Mets on Jay Bruce for Brad Brach Swap?

With the news that the Baltimore Orioles have pulled their offer to free agent outfielder Mark Trumbo, the O’s could again turn their attention to Jay Bruce and rekindle talks with the New York Mets. Bruce would give the Orioles a 30-35 home run bat without having to invest big dollars or make a significant […]

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