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How the Mets Could Afford Yoenis Cespedes

New York Mets ownership has come under increased scrutiny over the past few years. Lowering payroll in a gigantic media market and getting entwined in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme will bring that kind of attention. Back at the trading deadline, there were many, including myself, wondering why the Mets were acting like a small-market team in New York. The team quieted many doubters...
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Duda, Mejia agree with Mets and avoid arbitration

NEW YORK (AP) First baseman Lucas Duda and suspended reliever Jenrry Mejia have agreed to one-year contracts with the New York Mets and avoided salary arbitration. Duda agreed at $6,725,000, up from $4.2 million last year, when he hit .244 with 27 homers and 73 RBIs. The agreement was $75,000 above the midpoint between the $7.4 million he had asked for in arbitration and the ...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Avoid Arbitration With Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia

The Mets have avoided arbitration cases with both Lucas Duda and Jenrry Mejia, signing them both to one-year contracts. Duda will make $6.725 million this season while Mejia will get $2.47 million, reports MLB Nework’s Jon Heyman. For Duda, the Mets had filed at $5.9 million while Duda filed at $7.4 million, meaning he received slightly more than the midpoint of $6.65 million...
Via Mets Merized Online
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Plan To Tender and Keep Jenrry Mejia

Even though reliever Jenrry Mejia was suspended twice for performance enhancing drugs last season – including a current 162 game suspension that’ll continue into the 2016 season – the New York Mets plan to keep the arbitration-eligible Mejia and will not non-tender him at Wednesday’s deadline, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Mejia, 26, is currently pitching for...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Still Considering Whether To Keep Jenrry Mejia

Even though Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia was suspended twice for performance enhancing drugs last season – including a current 162 game suspension that’ll continue into the 2016 season – the New York Mets have not completely ruled out bringing him back next season. The Mets are currently scouting and monitoring Mejia while he’s pitching in the Dominican Winter League and...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia suspended 162 games for PEDs

By TOC Staff Jenrry Mejia, what are you doing, man? The New York Mets players, coaches and executives are surely asking that very question as the reliever tested positive for the second time this year, thus drawing a 162-game suspension. Mejia had already missed the first 80 games of the season after failing a test for PEDs. As if that wasn’t astounding enough, the 25 year old...
Via The Outside Corner
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets closer Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games for PEDs

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia, who was the team’s closer last season, has been suspended 80 games for violating the league’s policy against performance enhancing drugs. Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, effective immediately. — MLB (@MLB) April 11, 2015   Stanozolol is defined as a synthetic anabolic...
Via Sportsnaut
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Shamone! Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off mound after strikeout (GIF)

Like a blast straight out of the distant past, New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia went deep into the vault of antiquated dance moves by busting out the moonwalk after striking out the New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner in his first relief outing in two years during Monday’s game. Using the mound like Michael Jackson […] The post Shamone! Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jenrry Mejia could help make the Mets bullpen dominant

In Monday night’s game against the Yankees, Jenrry Mejia came in and got four big outs. It was originally thought that since Mejia had pitched only three days prior, that he would only be expected to come in and get Alfonso Soriano out, which he did in splendid fashion on only three pitches. However, Mejia came back to pitch the bottom of the 8th after Lucas Duda drove in Eric...
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets' Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off mound after strikeout

Jenrry Mejia was bumped from the Mets starting rotation to the bullpen Monday after a string of bad starts.  But that demotion apparently didn't have anything to do with his dance moves.The righthander played a crucial part in Monday night's Subway Series opener when Manager Terry Collins asked him to first keep the game close in the seventh and then protect a two-run lead in...
Via The Other Paper
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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