2012-2013 offseason

Analyzing the R.A. Dickey Trade

December 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

The dust has finally settled and the R.A. Dickey saga is over. On Monday night, he signed an extension with the Blue Jays, making the seven-player, blockbuster deal finally official after days of unconfirmed rumors and speculation. The deal surprised many Mets fans, including me. However, it was [...]

Greinke, Dodgers Agree To Six-Year Deal

December 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Just one day after the Texas Rangers reportedly “blew away” free agent Zack Greinke with a huge contract offer, the tides have turned and Grainke will not be heading to Texas. The two sides have reportedly agreed to a six-year contract worth $147 million. Greinke, 29, was the top [...]

How About Jonny Gomes?

November 3, 2012 // 2 Comments

The Mets need a right-handed power hitter. There’s no doubt about that. The Mets ranked 22nd in baseball in home runs and 23rd in slugging percentage, and that’s with Scott Hairston, who will likely not return next year, in the lineup. Finding (and acquiring) these players will be a [...]

The Mets Should Not Trade Jonathon Niese

September 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger wrote a piece about Jon Niese, talking about how valuable a trade chip he will be in the offseason and how the Mets should consider flipping Niese for an outfielder after the season: Another executive rated Niese as “pretty close” to Cahill, a [...]

Rubin: Mets Payroll Won’t Change In 2013

August 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

In a report on ESPN New York, Adam Rubin says that payroll levels next season will be similar to this season’s: Although general manager Sandy Alderson publicly said last week a formal budget has not been established for next season, the Mets are likely to have a payroll comparable to the [...]

Puma: Wright ‘Optimistic’ He Will Stay A Met

August 14, 2012 // 2 Comments

As the offseason gets closer and closer, speculation about which uniform David Wright will be wearing for the 2014 (or even 2013) season heat up. Wright won’t negotiate with the Mets in-season, and has made that very clear publicly. Despite this, however, David told Mike Puma of the New York [...]
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