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Mets Re-sign Mike Nickeas To Minor League Deal

The Mets announced today that they have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with catcher Mike Nickeas with an invite to Spring Training. Nickeas elected free agency along with outfielder Fred Lewis earlier this week after being removed from the 40-man roster, however Nickeas will return to the Mets organization for 2013. With one of the biggest holes on the Mets roster being...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Nickeas stays with Mets, gets minor league deal

Catcher Mike Nickeas is staying with the New York Mets, agreeing to a minor league contract. The 29-year-old hit 174 with one homer and 13 RBIs in 109 at-bats over a career-high 47 games for the Mets this year. he batted .364 with one homer and six RBIs in 66 at-bats at Triple-A Buffalo. Nickeas was a fifth-round draft pick of Texas in 2004 and made his big league with the Mets...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Nickeas Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Vegas

Mets catcher Mike Nickeas has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced today. He is no longer on the 40-man roster. Nickeas, 29, batted .174 with one home run and 13 RBI and had a .471 OPS in 122 plate appearances in 2012. Pretty scary, huh? The Mets have said that improving the catching situation will be an offseason priority, but will not be...
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November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

September Call-Ups: Mike Nickeas and Zach Lutz Get The First Call

September Call-Ups: Mike Nickeas returns for a shot at some redemption. It’s the first day of the ninth month of the calendar year, and one of the game’s longest-held rites of passage that still remains intact in this Bud Selig era is “September Call-ups”. This is a time for major league teams to expand their active roster to as many as 40 players and also when many young...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Get To Know Mets Catcher Mike Nickeas

I had a chance to do a Q&A with NY Mets catcher Mike Nickeas the other day. Mike was nice enough to take the time to field a whole slew of questions I threw at him, regarding his defense, his hitting, working with Josh Thole, and lot’s of other stuff. Mike is working hard this off-season getting ready for what should prove a very big year for him, and his answers are very...
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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