The Washington Nationals today agreed to terms with third baseman Ryan Zimmerman that will keep him in Nationals uniform until 2021. The deal is six years, and worth $100 million. Zimmerman’s contract expires after next season, so he is now under Nationals control for eight years, $126 million. This is a pretty huge contract, especially for someone who has managed… Read more →
Here is some news from regarding the Mets organization The Mets sent someone to watch former Devil Rays ace Scott Kazmir pitch.. He didn’t impress. Matt Harvey threw live BP yesterday and apparently impressed everyone, according to Anthony DiComo of Mets.com. He has received nothing but praise this spring for his mechanics and movement on his pitches. The Mets officially… Read more →
Center field may be up for grabs.. Recently acquired outfielder Andres Toress will likely start off the season playing the position every day, but after that, it will likely go to a younger player. When the Mets traded for Andres Torres in December, they knew they were bringing in a weak bat. Personally, I think the bigger piece in the… Read more →
Here is some news from regarding the Mets organization Shortstop Ruben Tejada is expected to arrive in camp today, according to Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger. According to the article, Ruben and Daniel Murphy will be working together every day for all of spring training once Tejada arrives. McCullough also reported that the Mets will be pushing back Johan Santana‘s first… Read more →
Here are some highlights from yesterday’s Q&A session that Sandy Alderson conducted yesterday with Met fans.
Here is some news from regarding the Mets organization Ruben Tejada‘s arrival to camp has been delayed by visa issues, despite the fact that the Mets arranged his working visa months in advance, and Terry Collins is upset about it. Jason Bay believes his two bad years are now behind him. Bay’s slugging percentage dropped from a career .519 before… Read more →
The arbitrator in the case of Ryan Braun against Major League Baseball has officially ruled in favor of the 2011 NL MVP, according to Tom Haudricourt of jsonline.com. Braun, who failed the test during the playoffs, immediately challenged the ruling and is now the first known player to have fought and won against Major League Baseball. Haudricourt said in his article: Though… Read more →
Here is some news from regarding the Mets organization Former clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels pleaded guilty to charges of stealing uniforms, bats, and more from the Mets over his 30 years in the Met organization. He avoided jail time, and will pay a $50,000 fine. Mookie Wilson will become a “Team Ambassador” this season, appearing at charity events for the… Read more →