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Second basemen the Blue Jays could trade for

With the Toronto Blue Jays clinging to a one game lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East, here are a couple of players who the Jays could trade for to fill their current needs at second base. Daniel Murphy, 2B New York Mets: Murphy is in the last year of his current contract with the Mets and is being paid $5.7 million this season.  His stock is definitely on...
Via Sports-Glory
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Nickeas Plays Hero In Bisons Walk-Off

Bisons catcher Mike Nickeas couldn’t have picked a better time to hit his 1st home run of the season Saturday night as his 2-run shot lifted Buffalo to a crucial 5-3 victory over Pawtucket. “It was nice to see Mike come up and get a big hit because I know he’s scrambled this year offensively.” Bisons manager Marty Brown said following the contest. After getting off to an...
Via Queen City Sports
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Nickeas The Free Agent

Earlier this month Nickeas cleared waivers as he was removed from the 40 man roster. He was assigned to Triple A Las Vegas (which still is odd to type). Yesterday, Mike Nickeas elected free agency, ending his current time with the Mets, not withstanding a reunion. Mike is 29 years old, and in three seasons over 172 AB’s he batted .180 with 12 runs, 31 hits, 4 doubles, 2 homers...
Via 213 Miles From Shea
November 07, 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss
FEELING FESTIVE

Mets dress for Cinco de Mayo

The New York Mets shared a picture via their Facebook account of a few of the players dressed up to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

Via MetsOnline
May 05, 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets leaning toward Nickeas as back up, have discussed Pudge

In a post to Twitter, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Mets have indeed discussed the possibility of signing free agent catcher Ivan Rodriguez. However, Heyman says the Mets are “leaning toward” passing on any available catchers and going with Mike Nickeas as the back up to Josh Thole. Rodriguez was hampered by a right oblique strain for the majority of last season. In 44...
Via Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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