2012-2013 offseason

Mets Avoiding Valverde, And For Good Reason

February 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Despite being linked to him numerous times throughout the offseason, it is “really, really unlikely” that the Mets sign Jose Valverde, a team source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. It is possible that the Mets may need one more piece for the back end of the bullpen, but their [...]

The Bourn Debacle Was Mishandled By All Sides

February 12, 2013 // 2 Comments

The big Mets news from last night was Michael Bourn, who decided not to sign with the Mets. Instead, Bourn signed a four-year, $48 million contract with the Indians with an easily-attainable fifth option year that would bring the total contract to five years and $60 million. Regardless of what you [...]

Mets Sign Marlon Byrd To Minor League Deal

February 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets announced via Twitter today that they have signed journeyman outfielder Marlon Byrd to a minor league contract, with an invitation to big league camp. Byrd, 35, is a right-handed hitting outfielder who has played a total of 11 seasons in the majors. He played 13 games with the Cubs last [...]

Mets Sign Quintanilla To Minor League Deal

January 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets officially announced today (via Twitter) that they have signed journeyman middle infielder Omar Quintanilla to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. #Mets sign infielder Omar Quintanilla to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training. — New [...]

Mets Sign Left-Hander Aaron Laffey To Minor League Deal

December 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Mets announced that they have signed left-handed pitcher Aaron Laffey to a minor league deal with an invite to major league spring training. Laffey, 27, pitched with Toronto last season as a starter and reliever. He made 16 starts last year, in which he was 4-6 with a 4.81 ERA. As a starter, he [...]

Diamondbacks Sign Free Agent Outfielder Cody Ross

December 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

One more outfielder off the board. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a three-year contract with free agent outfielder Cody Ross. Jim Bowden of ESPN says the deal is worth $26 million, including a $1 million buyout of a fourth-year club [...]
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