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David Wright surprises Mets with cookies upon return

The New York Mets laid a 16-7 beat down on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Monday, socking out a whopping eight home runs in the comeback win. The big victory marked the celebrated return of superstar David Wright, who was back in  the lineup after nearly four months away from the team and hit a homer himself. And he ingratiated himself to his teammates by surprising...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy vs. Kelly Johnson: Who, if either, will Mets keep?

Since the trade deadline frenzy last week there has been much speculation as to whether all of the newly acquired Mets will be gone when the 2016 team is minted. The big fish that all Mets fans would love to keep is Yoenis Cespedes but I think we all know in our heart of hearts that this is extremely unlikely. My guess is that the least he would sign for is five years/ $100 million...
Via Mets360.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

What has spurred Kelly Johnson’s resurgence in 2015?

The Mets acquired utility man Kelly Johnson and third baseman Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves on Friday evening in exchange for minor league pitchers John Gant and Rob Whalen, the team announced Friday evening. Johnson, 33, will be reunited with former hitting coach Kevin Long, for whom he played under during his 2014 tenure with the New York Yankees. The Mets will be the eighth...
Via Around Citi
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves trade Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson to Mets

Hey, the New York Mets got some offense! Sure, neither of the bats they acquired were the caliber of Justin Upton, but every little bit helps! On Friday, the club picked up Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves, sending minor league pitchers Jon Gant and Rob Whalen to Atlanta. Rafael Montero is not part of this trade. I don't know who reported it. But it is Gant...
Via The Outside Corner
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Sox Trade Kelly Johnson to Orioles

Kelly Johnson barely had time to unpack his bags from his trade form the Yankees for shortstop Stephen Drew before the Sox went and traded him away once again.  Johnson was traded to the Orioles for infielder Jemile Weeks and minor league infielder Ivan De Jesus Jr. Johnson has now completed the task of playing for every single team in the AL East.  Johnson is now also in the position...
Via Fenway West
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelly Johnson Appreciative Of Short Learning Experience With Red Sox

August 2014 will be remembered as the month of Kelly Johnson. OK, maybe not. But Johnson, who spent 30 days with the Boston Red Sox before being traded to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, certainly appreciates his short stint with the defending World Series champions. “First of all, Boston, right away you can tell why they win and why they’re always at the top year in and year...
Via NESN.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles make multiple waiver deadline deals

The Baltimore Orioles acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza and infielders Kelly Johnson and Michael Almanzar on Saturday.   In the midst of defeating the Minnesota Twins to go up eight games in the AL East, the Baltimore Orioles made multiple waiver deadline moves last night. The Orioles first acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza from the Chicago White Sox. Then, just a few innings...
Via isportsweb.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

"Kelly killed it?" The Master needs to rethink his Kelly Johnson HR call

Yesterday, one of our fine color commentatorizers - Manx - broke the news:"Kelly killed it" A two run home run for Kelly Johnson and the Yankees take a 4-3 lead on Sports Radio 66 and 101.9 FM WFAN! Yes, we must never forget that this is merely spring training. The home run calls don't count. Nobody will remember John Sterling's joyful cry in Tampa, long after its been fine...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees 2B situation

For the first time in about nine seasons, the New York Yankees are looking at a gaping hole in second base. Kelly Johnson is the Yankees’ main option at second base for now. (photo credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images North America) Since the 2005 season, Robinson Cano has been the Yankees everyday second baseman. In that time, Cano has become the game’s best second baseman and recently...
Via isportsweb.com
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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