2011

Mets officially sign Rauch

December 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets officially announced their signing of right-handed pitcher Jon Rauch today. Here is an excerpt from the Met press release officially announcing the one-year, $3.5 million deal: Since 2006, Rauch leads all relievers in wins (31) and has appeared in the second-most number of games (434). He [...]

OTL: Braun tested positive

December 10, 2011 // 1 Comment

According to ESPN OTL, Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun tested positive for a performance enhancing drug in October. Braun, 28, won the National League MVP award about a month after being told he had tested positive. According to that same report, Braun immediately asked to be tested again, but he [...]

Mets taking offers for Niese

December 7, 2011 // 2 Comments

Jon Heyman first reported today that the Mets are talking to “3 or 4″ teams about the possibility of acquiring Jonathon Niese.Heyman said they were looking for prospects or possibly a catcher or pitcher. However, Mike Puma of the New York Post reported that the Mets will [...]

Reaction: Mets’ flurry of moves

December 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets made a flurry of moves tonight, including trading Angel Pagan to the Giants for Andres Torres and Ramon Martinez, signing Jon Rauch to be the setup man, and Frank Francisco to close. Let’s knock down my reactions one deal at a time. JON RAUCH SIGNING: The Mets signed Rauch with a [...]

Good news: Wright staying, Qualls a possibility

December 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

Here is some positive Mets news from today. According to Jon Heyman of SI, the Mets will not be trading third baseman David Wright this winter. He also said that they got some “bad” offers from other teams. David is under contract with the Mets until 2013, with the 2013 option [...]

And the final blow…

December 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

After months of torture and suspense, we are at that moment Mets fans. The moment we have all been dreading…  9:40: Isn’t it great to have an organization that cares? OPINION: I have to say, this is rough. I told myself that this was going to happen. However, as a Met fan, you never [...]
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