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Contract Details For Dice-K, Valverde, Farnsworth (Updated)

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Contract Details For Dice-K, Valverde, Farnsworth (Updated)

Here are the contract details on Daisuke Matsuzaka, Kyle Farnsworth and Jose Valverde as reported by Joel Sherman of the NY Post via Twitter. All three pitchers each signed a minor league deal with a spring training invite. Farnsworth can earn a base salary of $1.5 million, with a bonus of $75,000 for 40, 45, 50 and 55 appearances. […]

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Will 2014 Be Cory Vaughn’s Year?

An article by posted on January 28, 2014 0 Comments
Will 2014 Be Cory Vaughn’s Year?

Cory Vaughn: he possesses the deadly combination of speed, power, and a smile that can light up a room. He is always interacting and having fun with fans via outlets like Twitter. Vaughn, the Mets’ fourth round pick in the 2010 draft, seemed destined to be one of the future faces of the Mets. Growing […]

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Matt Harvey Posts Baby Pic With Baseball Bat

An article by posted on January 25, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Posts Baby Pic With Baseball Bat

In life I’ve learned never to doubt the dreamers and the believers. Odds are that they’ll do whatever they put their mind to. Enter Mets righthander Matt Harvey. He’s the one that wants to come back and pitch in September, less than a year removed from Tommy John Surgery – ten months actually. Preposterous, you […]

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Matt Harvey Gets Trolled By A Yankee Fan

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Gets Trolled By A Yankee Fan

Matt Harvey took to Twitter this morning and did some sparring with a Yankee fan who trolled him and got him to bite. @MattHarvey33 You have what? NINETEEN career wins? Why on Earth do you think you can act like you're in the Hall of Fame? — Nick DeBabylon (@NickDeBabylon) January 13, 2014  While he […]

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Taylor Teagarden Will Earn $725K If He Makes The Team

An article by posted on January 10, 2014 0 Comments
Taylor Teagarden Will Earn $725K If He Makes The Team

The Mets have signed catcher Taylor Teagarden to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training, the team officially announced. Joel Sherman reports that Teagarden will earn $725,000 if he makes the majors, plus bonuses of $25,000 each for 60 games and 80 games played. He has the right to opt out by […]

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Mike Piazza and Faith in Hall of Fame Voting

An article by posted on January 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mike Piazza and Faith in Hall of Fame Voting

Another year, another batch of worthy players kept from the Hall of Fame. As of January 3, according to Baseball Think Factory, only four players, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, and Craig Biggio, have appeared on 75 percent of publicly-released Hall of Fame ballots in one of the strongest classes in history. Approximately one-fifth […]

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Jenrry Mejia To Compete For Spot In Rotation This Spring

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia To Compete For Spot In Rotation This Spring

Staying healthy has always been an obstacle in Jenrry Mejia’s pursuit of a starting job in the New York Mets’ rotation and it is that way again. Mejia, who underwent surgery to remove bone spurs from his right elbow, should be ready for spring training but staying healthy isn’t always a given with the talented righthander. […]

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Met Fans, Comments, and Twitter

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Met Fans, Comments, and Twitter

I did an interview yesterday for a grad student who was doing a thesis on sports blogging, social media and the dichotomy between fans today and twenty years ago. It ended up being an opportunity where I actually learned more about myself, our community at MMO and social media as I knew it to be. […]

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Nelson Cruz Is Not The Answer For The Mets

An article by posted on November 29, 2013 0 Comments
Nelson Cruz Is Not The Answer For The Mets

Even after last week’s signing of Chris Young, the Met outfield is still in dire circumstances. Although they have two starters set in place in Juan Lagares and Young, neither of them are sure bets at the plate. With the Mets presumably sticking with either Lucas Duda or Ike Davis at first base for next […]

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Mets Get Bargain With Chris Young

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Get Bargain With Chris Young

The Mets surprised the baseball world by making their first major league free agent signing of the offseason, inking outfielder Chris Young to a one-year, $7.25 million contract. The Mets now get a right (or left, depending on who else they acquire) fielder for Opening Day. While $7.25 million may seem to some like an […]

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