The waiting is over. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting Scott Hairston has agreed to a two-year deal with the Cubs. Hairston, 32, played surprisingly well in a platoon role, hitting 20 home runs (third on the team) with a career-high OPS of .803. He also hit 25 doubles and batted .263, all in just 400 plate appearances. The… Read more →
Today was a busy day in terms of Mets rumors, at least by this offseason’s standards. Here are the latest news, notes and rumors: Daniel Murphy, Ike Davis, and Bobby Parnell have all filed for arbitration according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. MLB Trade Rumors projects Murphy to make $3 million, Ike Davis to make $2.8, and Parnell… Read more →
Final Score: Mets 5, Marlins 1 Player of the Game: Jason Bay- 2-for-4, first-inning grand slam Goat of the Game: Scott Hairston- 0-for-4, 2 K Jason Bay hit a grand slam. I know, I know, it sounds ridiculous, but it actually happened! The struggling Bay, who was hitting .152 coming into today’s game in Miami, had been hitting .120 since returning from… Read more →
Final Score: Nationals 6, Mets 4 Player of the Game: Scott Hairston- 3-for-4, 2 R Goat of the Game: Johan Santana- 5 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 93 p. (63 strikes) Tonight was supposed to be the night that we got out ace back. Johan Santana took the mound looking to stop one of the worst stretches of his… Read more →
Final Score: Mets 8, Giants 7 Player Of The Game: Scott Hairston- 2-for-5, 3 RBI, 3 R Goat Of The Game: Ike Davis- 0-for-4, 4 K
Final Score: Mets 5, Diamondbacks 1 Player Of The Game: R.A. Dickey- 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K, 111 pitches (72 strikes) Goat Of The Game: Ike Davis- 0-for-4, 2 K
The trade deadline is approaching fast. We are already a week into July and with the All-Star break beginning next week, the wheeling and dealing is about to heat up around baseball. The Mets are certainly a team with flaws, with a bad bullpen being one of a few holes that Sandy Alderson must address. We take a look.
Every morning, we’ll give you the top three stories from Mets-land, as well news and notes from around Major League Baseball. The Mets finished off their sweep of the Orioles last night by a score of 4-3. Dillon Gee got the start and tossed 7.1 innings, allowing two runs on three hits. He also struck out nine and walked two…. Read more →