Tag: waivers

Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

According to a report by Adam Rubin, when the Mets placed Cesar Puello on waivers, which he cleared and was eventually demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas, technically none of it ever happened. Apparently, Puello told the team he was injured and general manager Sandy Alderson had to rescind the demotion after an MRI on Monday […]

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Rangers Claim Logan Verrett Off Waivers From Orioles

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Rangers Claim Logan Verrett Off Waivers From Orioles

The Texas Rangers have claimed right-hander Logan Verrett off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles and added him to their 25 man roster. Verrett, 24, had been selected by the Orioles from the Mets in December’€™s Rule 5 Draft. The Rangers will have to carry Verrett all season long or expose him to waivers again. If […]

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Alderson: We Are Not Looking To Trade Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson: We Are Not Looking To Trade Bartolo Colon

Disputing an earlier report that the Mets would take on some salary if it would facilitate a Bartolo Colon trade, GM Sandy Alderson said the team is not anxious to deal the veteran starter. Alderson said the Mets are not considering eating part of Colon’s salary to facilitate a deal. “We like Bartolo and we […]

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Collin McHugh Shutdown, Won’t Face Mets This Weekend

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Collin McHugh Shutdown, Won’t Face Mets This Weekend

The Houston Astros announced that righthander Collin McHugh will be shutdown for the rest of the season due to reaching his innings cap. He was initially slated to start against the Mets this weekend at Citi Field, but that won’t happen now. McHugh wraps up a solid rookie season for the Astros, going 11-9 with a […]

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Latest Buzz: Angels and Royals Not Hot For Colon

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Latest Buzz:  Angels and Royals Not Hot For Colon

The latest on the Bartolo Colon front comes from Andy Martino of the Daily News. Sources tell him that the Angels and Royals both considered trying to trade for the veteran righy, but felt the cost in prospects and salary were too much. Neither team is hot for Colon and overall interest in him seems […]

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Would Angels Part With Kole Calhoun or C.J. Cron To Get That Arm?

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Would Angels Part With Kole Calhoun or C.J. Cron To Get That Arm?

Bill Shakin of the Los Angeles Times shared some insight on all the Bartolo Colon to the Los Angeles Angels buzz from a west coast perspective: In order to fill Richards’ spot in the rotation, the Angels could consider two New York Mets pitchers — Jon Niese (7-8, 3.50), who reportedly has cleared waivers, and Bartolo […]

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Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

I hate to say I told you so, but much as I speculated on August 1, the Mets never placed Bartolo Colon on waivers as many had considered a foregone conclusion. Joel Sherman of the NY Post confirmed as much. There were assertions made that Sandy Alderson was willing to give away Colon to any claiming […]

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Granderson and Niese Clear Waivers

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson and Niese Clear Waivers

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, left-hander Jon Niese and outfielder Curtis Granderson have both cleared waivers and can now be traded to any team. However, this doesn’t mean either player should be packing their bags anytime soon. The fact that they cleared waivers means that teams were not interested. Sometimes you get lucky and an injury can lead […]

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Thoughts On Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Waivers

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts On Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Waivers

Bartolo Colon will once again make a bid to win his 200th major league game tonight against the Phillies. While that might seem like the biggest news regarding the veteran right hander, there is another item hanging over Colon. The Mets and Sandy Alderson have not yet put him on waivers. While Colon has been […]

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Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

Sandy Alderson is a hard nosed General Manager. As we’ve seen in past trades, he gets what he wants and doesn’t give up anything more than he feels he has to. Yesterday, the trading deadline came and went with the Mets making exactly zero moves. They didn’t land the big bat they so desperately need, […]

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