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I know this is probably just a rumor swirling around Philly, especially because reports earlier have showed that the Mets aren’t giving Wright away anytime soon.
But maybe an offer blew them away…?
@ThePhillyPhans have been very accurate and reliable in the past especially with news coming out of Philly. If this is true or the Mets are even considering I don’t think I will ever be able to talk about the Mets again.
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Anthony McCarron interviewed Daniel Murphy, who gave updates on his knee injury, Christmas plans and hopes for the 2012 Mets.
“I feel great,” Murphy says. “I kind of polished off my rehab about a month ago, moved into more of a strengthening phase. I’ve had a real good offseason and I feel really good. I’ll be full-bore in spring training.”
“It always takes people...
A lot of good people write about the Mets so I reached out to some of my friends in the blogosphere and asked them to answer the following question in 100 words or so.
If Fred Wilpon handed you the keys to the franchise on December 23, 2011 – what is the first thing you would do and why?
Matthew Artus – Amazin’ Avenue
If Fred Wilpon handed me the keys to the franchise today...
In a report for the New York Post, Josh Thole says:
“I didn’t have a tremendous year by any means (in 2011). … Every year for me, that’s what it’s going to be about — I’m going to have to prove myself every day in spring training and just show I can catch 162 games.”
In 114 games last season and 386 plate appearances, Thole hit .268 with a .345 OBP, 20 doubles and...
To all of you drafting 2012 Blue Jay projected lineups with Carlos Beltran hitting cleanup, wrong color bird. So today's lesson is simple:World Series rings are a great recruiting tool.
Marc Topkin handicaps the chances of Carlos Beltran joining the Rays. According to Topkin, Carlos is looking for $36 to $39 million for three years. At that price, the Rays would likely get a good deal and a very good bat in the middle of their lineup.
Carlos Beltran agreed to a two year deal worth 26 million with the Cardinals last night, making him the third major OF to sign within the last two weeks (the others being Willingham and Cuddyer). For Carlos, he goes to a National League team, avoiding his fear about being regulated to the DH and he [...]
The New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with catcher Rob Johnson and invited him to spring training.
The Mets announced the move Thursday.
The 28-year-old Johnson batted .190 (34 for 179) with six doubles, one triple, a career-high three homers and 16 RBIs in 67 games for the San Diego Padres last season.
The 6-foot-1, 215-pound Johnson has hit .197 (128 for 649...
Carlos Beltran may choose his next team by the weekend and he has many suitors to consider. The Cardinals, Blue Jays, Red Sox, Rays and Indians are all "seriously in the mix" for Beltran, according to Scott Miller of CBSSports.com. Here’s the latest on Beltran, who’s open to DHing part-time...
The Cardinals intensified their talks with Beltran last night and into...
Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz seeking to sell $200 million worth of shares in team
The Mets are among five teams to show interest in Rockies OF Seth Smith, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, who says Smith is now available after Coloradio signed Michael Cuddyer.
Last week, Tracy Ringolsby of FOX Sports said the Mets and Rockies had been discussing a deal that could swap Jon Niese for Smith. However, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN quickly responded by saying the...
Carlos Beltran has left the Giants, but he didn't leave them without options. With Beltran gone, returning Pablo Sandoval to the third position is the simplest batting-order move the Giants can make, though manager Bruce Bochy may opt to bat him fourth instead.
Carlos Beltran and the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a two-year contract pending results of a physical.