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Photo by Michael BaronIf the Mets are to retain David Wright and R.A.Dickey while keeping the payroll at $100M, then they will have to be creative to fill the holes on the roster. Sandy Alderson has already stated that the roster will change while the organization is not big players in the free agent market, meaning they will be involved in the trade market... One of the areas they have already said they will address is the catcher's position.More then likely either Kelly Shoppach or Josh Thole will remain as the back-up catcher. I prefer Shoppach who has a stong arm, was solid in handling the pen and has some power. Thole to me is nothing more then a AAAA catcher.So where will the organization go for a catcher, the only appealing free agent will probably cost more then the Mets will spend at the position in Mike Napoli.If the free agent market isn't an option unless there going to bring in another re-tread to compliment Thole or Shoppach then were looking for a trade. W...
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In his post to CBS Sports.com, Jon Heyman writes that the “Mets are expected to offer about $100M to start as they try to make David Wright a Met for life.” According to Heyman:The Mets are expected to open negotiations with an offer for somewhere in the neighborhood of $100 million for star third baseman David Wright, people familiar with the team’s thinking said.Photo...
According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, the Mets plan to kick off negotiations with their franchise slugger David Wright with about $100 million opening bid in an effort to make him a Met “for life”. Heyman goes onto say that the Amazin’s will be flexible in their negotiations as they will negotiations through October before even consider dealing their third baseman.The Mets...
Mr. Met may be the New York Mets' lovable, baseball-headed mascot, but for intents and purposes, it is third baseman David Wright who is truly Mr. Met. Now, the Metropolitans are looking to make sure that Wright remains a Met for life. CBSSports.com reports that the Mets are looking to sign Wright to a contract extension, and it's likely that deal will be in the neighborhood...
Aaron W. asks…Who is the better starter between Jenrry Mejia and Jeurys Familia? Is one better than the other? Are they starters or relievers in your opihion?Sean replies...The Jeurys Familia/Jenrry Mejia question will loom large in 2013, and honestly – there aren’t many accurate answers. Familia had a mixed season, and despite his ERA his control did in fact improve as the...
The New York Mets will attempt to retain third baseman David Wright "for life" by offering a contract worth approximately $100 million, CBSSports.com reported. Wright, 29, has a $16 million team option on his contract for 2013 that the team almost certainly will pick up. Unless Wright agrees to an extension, he could be a free agent after next season. Both Wright and...
According to a report by CBSSports.com, the New York Mets are expected to offer David Wright about a $100 million when both sides open negotiations. The New York Mets are serious about re-signing David Wright and making him a Met "for life". The Mets are expected to negotiate throughout the month of October before even considering making a trade. Wright has a good relationship...
1999 TOPPS FINEST GOLD REFRACTOR AL LEITERI peeled Al Leiter tonight.OK, it might be helpful if I rewound a bit and explained.Back in the late ’90s, card manufacturers were dabbling in all manner of metallic printing.Collectors loved the shiny stuff, but balked at how easily these cards would get scratched or otherwise defaced.The Topps Finest issues were particularly vulnerable...
The New York Mets are set to start negotiations with David Wright very soon, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. The opening offer will start off in the neighborhood of $100mm with the Mets set to give negotiations all of October in hopes of working out a deal. If the sides are unable to work out a deal, the Mets may look at trading the third baseman.
The obvious goal for the Mets...
The Mets have a long list of things to do this off-season, one that really begins and ends with R.A. Dickey and David Wright. I honestly can not believe that they have some many issues to address. I thought this season would be one where we found some solutions going forward. Instead we found that we don’ t really have much on the current roster who will be here in the future...
So far, this has been a compelling playoffs with plenty of excitement and widespread interest. Major League Baseball is thrilled, and hopefully this trend will continue in the League Championship Series and World Series.
That’s what baseball should be about.
Hopefully, the Mets are taking notes. Four of the teams in the playoffs – Oakland, Baltimore, Cincinnati and Washington...
Maybe one of these Octobers I'll actually be blogging about Mets games. But until then, I'm here with the obligatory post about the past and the future, since the present is filled with the hits, runs, and errors of other teams. And other players which include Carlos Beltran ... Angel Pagan ... backup outfielders who have more success than the three that are starting for...
First things first: It must be clear that this is strictly a hypothetical situation. There is no rumor or truth to this, but it is a situation that the Mets may find themselves in when it comes to the future of star third baseman David Wright.
If the Mets decide they cannot resign Wright to an extension this offseason, then the team must trade him. Wright has a $16 million...