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Orioles, Mark Trumbo Agree On Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles, Mark Trumbo Agree On Three-Year Deal

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag on Twitter, the Baltimore Orioles and free agent Mark Trumbo have agreed on a deal. The deal is for three years, $37.5 million, pending physical. Trumbo, 31, was the MLB home run leader in 2016, clubbing 47 long balls and driving in 108 runs, while hitting at a […]

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Mets, Familia Settle On $7.4 Million To Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Mets, Familia Settle On $7.4 Million To Avoid Arbitration

According to James Wagner of The New York Times on Twitter, the Mets and RHP Jeurys Familia have settled on $7.425 million, avoiding arbitration. Pace Law School projections had Familia getting $7.37 million. Familia, 27, led major league baseball with 51 saves this past season which also set a new single season franchise record. He […]

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Good Fundies Episode 30: The Mets Top 10 of 2016

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 30: The Mets Top 10 of 2016

Brian and Roger asked what the most important, impactful, and defining stories and moments of 2016 were for the New York Mets. Using those suggestions with the hashtag #Mets2016Top10, the two put together their own lists and combined them to create an ultimate countdown on the podcast. Did Mike Piazza‘s Hall of Fame induction make […]

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Congrats To Baseball America Cover Boy Amed Rosario

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Congrats To Baseball America Cover Boy Amed Rosario

New York Mets shortstop of the future, Amed Rosario, is next month’s cover boy on Baseball America, senior editor Matt Eddy announced on Twitter this afternoon. It’s a gorgeous cover if I should say so myself on what we hope will be a future star for the Mets for years to come. At the recently […]

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Good Fundies Episode 29: This is Not a Blog (with Dan Szymborski)

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 29: This is Not a Blog (with Dan Szymborski)

Roger and Brian wished each other, as well as the listeners, a very happy holiday season and New Year, before they talked about the recently quiet Mets offseason, as well as the fairly funny (to Mets fans) Winter Meetings the Nationals just had, before admitting that the Nationals still might be the better team. They […]

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Orioles Agree On One Year Deal With Catcher Welington Castillo

An article by posted on December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Agree On One Year Deal With Catcher Welington Castillo

Jon Heyman reports via Twitter that the Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent catcher Welington Castillo to a one year deal worth $6 million dollars, that includes a player option for 2018 worth $7 million. Castillo, 29, batted .264/.322/.423 last season with 24 doubles, 16 home runs and 68 RBIs in 457 plate appearances. He […]

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Michael Conforto Will Not Play Winter Ball

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Will Not Play Winter Ball

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto has not and will not play any winter ball this offseason. Despite Terry Collins‘ (and probably most people’s) recommendation for him to play winter ball and get as many reps as possible, Conforto’s representatives are not allowing it because it poses a ‘financial risk,’ according to Adam Rubin on Twitter. Juan […]

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Cubs Close To Signing Reliever Koji Uehara

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Cubs Close To Signing Reliever Koji Uehara

According to Evan Drellich on Twitter, the Chicago Cubs are close to signing former Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara. The deal is reportedly for one year, $6 million. Uehara, 41, had a 3.45 ERA, 0.96 WHIP, seven saves and a 5.73 SO/W ratio for the Red Sox in 2016. He did miss time during […]

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Mets Eyeing Orioles Reliever Brad Brach In Outfielder Trade

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Eyeing Orioles Reliever Brad Brach In Outfielder Trade

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mets and Orioles are talking about a trade. Both Rosenthal and Buster Olney (here) tweeted that the Mets are interested in reliever Brad Brach. Brach, 30, has been very strong out of the bullpen for the Orioles. Since 2014, he has gone 22-8 with a 2.61 ERA. In […]

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Good Fundies Episode 28: Four More Years of Yoenis Cespedes (with Jared Diamond)

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 28: Four More Years of Yoenis Cespedes (with Jared Diamond)

Brian and Roger were joined by Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal! He talked about the possible lockout, what really goes on during the Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 draft, the excellent newsletter he writes with Mike Vorkunov, and what Yoenis Cespedes’ signing portends for the future of the rest of the Mets […]

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