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Niese Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

An article by posted on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
Niese Signs Minor League Deal With Yankees

According to Joel Sherman on Twitter, the Yankees have signed Jon Niese to a minor league deal after a physical. Sherman also reports that the Yankees had been interested in lefties Boone Logan and Jerry Blevins but they were deemed too expensive. Niese, 30, was ineffective with the Mets and Pirates this season, going 8-7 with a 5.50 […]

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Wilmer Flores To Receive Thurman Munson Award

An article by posted on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Receive Thurman Munson Award

On February 7, 2017, Wilmer Flores will be one of three New York area athletes to receive the Thurman Munson Award at the 37th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner. The Thurman Munson Award is bestowed upon players for their work both on and off the field by the AHRC New York City Foundation. According to its website […]

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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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Brad Ziegler Signs With Marlins

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Brad Ziegler Signs With Marlins

The Miami Marlins have signed free agent reliever Brad Ziegler to a two-year, $16 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Ziegler could earn more money through incentives and the deal is pending a physical. The Marlins added reliever Junichi Tazawa on Thursday night on a two-year deal as well. The Mets were […]

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Astros Sign Carlos Beltran For One Year, $16M

An article by posted on December 3, 2016 0 Comments
Astros Sign Carlos Beltran For One Year, $16M

Ken Rosenthal reports on Twitter that former Met Carlos Beltran has signed a one year contract with the Houston Astros worth $16 million. The deal includes a full no-trade clause. Beltran, 39, made his 9th All Star team in 2016 playing for the Yankees and Rangers. He hit .295/.337/.513 with 29 home runs and 93 RBIs. […]

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Yankees Could Show Interest In Cespedes

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Could Show Interest In Cespedes

If the New York Yankees weren’t serious suitors for Yoenis Cespedes this offseason, they may very well be now. Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman has said the recent Brian McCann trade has made the Cespedes pursuit more plausible. It’s possible the talks that have already taken place may intensify with Cashman saying, “I’m sure [the agents and I] will […]

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Mets Announce 2017 Promotional Dates & Pricing Tiers

An article by posted on November 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Announce 2017 Promotional Dates & Pricing Tiers

The New York Mets today announced that single game tickets will go on sale Friday, November 18 at 10:00 am. The Mets Promotional Dates and Giveaway dates have also been announced for the 2017 Season.  The upcoming season will feature the return of the popular weekend promotions of Free Shirt Fridays, Super Saturdays and Family Sundays […]

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Mets Interested in Smyly, Looking to Upgrade at Catcher?

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Interested in Smyly, Looking to Upgrade at Catcher?

Shots fired… Was searching for some Mets news late last night and while this certainly doesn’t qualify as news I came across the following while skimming through articles on Fox Sports. This article says that the New York Mets have popped up in some recent rumors regarding left-handed starter Drew Smyly of the Tampa Bay Rays. President […]

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This Date In Mets History: Robin Ventura’s Grand Slam Single

An article by posted on October 17, 2016 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Robin Ventura’s Grand Slam Single

One of the players I most enjoyed covering was Robin Ventura for those two years he played for the Yankees. In a clubhouse full of stars and egos, Ventura was a voice of calm, reason and humorous relief. I enjoyed stopping by his locker to shoot the breeze for a minute or two, talking about things other […]

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The 5 Losses That Could Haunt the Mets

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
The 5 Losses That Could Haunt the Mets

The Mets have a razor-thin margin for error coming down the stretch and the season could come down to one game. Of course, every game counts equally, but here are five games that might haunt the Mets if they’re on the outside looking in next month. 5. June 18: 4-3 loss to Braves The Mets […]

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