Found December 02, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are expected to at least consider free agent OF Cody Ross during the Winter Meetings, but he might be too expensive. Angel Pagan and Shane Victorino will also be considered, but could also be out of the Mets price range. The Mets could try and get creative and perhaps dangle Jon Niese as trade bait for a legitimate starting outfielder. In an ideal scenario, he writes, the Mets would trade a starting pitcher and receive a quality catcher and outfielder in return. But that deal might not be easy to find. In no particular order, the Mets to-do list for the Winter Meetings is as follows: 1. Fix The Outfield 2. Get A Catcher 3. Resolve R.A. Dickey’s Status 4. Look For Bullpen Help 5. Add Major League Depth

Reports: Pagan agrees to 4-year deal with Giants

Free agent center fielder Angel Pagan, a cornerstone of the San Francisco Giants' World Series championship run, has reached an agreement with the Giants on a four-year contract that will pay him $40 million, multiple media outlets reported Monday. The deal is dependent on Pagan passing a physical. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reported that Pagan will receive a $5 million...

Giants Sign Angel Pagan to Fill Critical Role in 2013 and Beyond

The San Francisco Giants took a huge step in solidifying their 2013 team by signing center field free agent Angel Pagan to a four year $40 million deal. Pagan was a team leader and an effective lead-off hitter in the Giants' drive to win the 2012 World Series. No doubt General Manager Brian Sabean paid for at least one more year than he wanted to with Pagan, who will be...

Two Mets Sources: Don’t Rule Out An Angel Pagan Return

According to what a two different team sources told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, don’t rule out an Angel Pagan return for the Mets in 2013. But a second team insider now also has insisted the Mets likely will spend for one quality outfielder. The source said don’t even rule out a return of Angel Pagan to Flushing, although the person cautioned it’s waaaaaay to early to...

What I Think The Phillies Will Put Under The Tree

I recently said I didn't want us to continue to pursue Angel Pagan at the price he was commanding. I really don't want us to. Pagan's above average, but above average is a bad four year bet. Rosenthal is reporting Pagan and the Giants are close to a deal. I...

Giants Rumors: San Francisco Seriously Considering Shane Victorino

The San Francisco Giants are one of the two teams that are believed to have extended free agent center fielder Angel Pagan a four-year offer, but if they don’t land him they are expected to “seriously consider” Shane Victorino, reports Buster Olney of ESPN. If the Giants don't sign Pagan, one of the other options they would seriously consider is Shane Victorino. ...


Chris, who runs the ESPN-affiliated Bay City Ball, has invited me to write for his site and I’ve accepted. Needless to say, I’m very excited about the opportunity to start writing over there. My first post, on the Angel Pagan signing, is already up. Anyway, this also means the end of Giants Nirvana. I’m not good with good-byes — and besides, this isn’t entirely good-bye...

Source: Pagan to stay with Giants

Center fielder Angel Pagan earned a World Series ring in his first season with the San Francisco Giants. But he did not know until Monday whether it would be his last season with the team. Pagan and the Giants reached agreement Monday on a four-year, $40 million contract, a source told senior MLB writer Ken Rosenthal. Pagan also drew interest from the Philadelphia...

Breaking: Giants inch closer to signing Pagan

Photo credit: Getty Images | Angel Pagan reacts in the first inning of Game 7 of the NLCS. (Oct. 22, 2012) Ken Rosenthal reported this today on twitter: #bbpBox_275702514085683200 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_275702514085683200 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }Sources: Pagan close to re-signing with #SFGiants.about 1 hour ago via Tweetbot for iOSReplyRetweetFavorite...

Giants and Angel Pagan close to an agreement

Earlier today, reports indicated that the Giants and Phillies were interested in center fielder Angel Pagan, who was an important piece for the Giants in 2012. Now, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports, the Giants are on the verge of re-signing him. The Giants acquired Pagan in December 2011 in a deal that shipped Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez to the Mets. In 2012, Pagan hit...

Report: Phillies Lose Out on Angel Pagan to Giants; Josh Hamilton Signing With the Red Sox?

Photo: Wikipedia Commons Cross another name off of the Phillies potential center field board. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the San Francisco Giants and centerfielder Angel Pagan, a Phillies target, are close to agreement on a new deal: Sources: Pagan close to re-signing with #SFGiants. — Ken Rosenthal...
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