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I.R.S. to Auction Off Annuity From Darryl Strawberry’s Mets Day…

I.R.S. to Auction Off Annuity From Darryl Strawberry’s Mets Days

nytimes.com ESPN.com Updated 1 hour ago
To pay off tax debts, a minimum bid of $550,000 has been set for the right to receive the remaining payments of $1.28 million from a 1985 contract.
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  • On Baseball: For 2015, Bookmakers See Mets and Yankees as Even

    On Baseball: For 2015, Bookmakers See Mets and Yankees as Even

    nytimes.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)
    With one New York team falling and the other rising, the teams’ odds of winning the World Series are equalizing at 25-1.
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  • Yanks land reliever Germen in deal with Mets

    Yanks land reliever Germen in deal with Mets

    MLB.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    The Yankees acquired right-handed reliever Gonzalez Germen from the Mets on Friday in exchange for cash considerations.
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  • Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking Tulo

    Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking Tulo

    MLB.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    CBSSports.com reported on Friday that the Rockies and Mets are "quietly discussing" a possible deal involving shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but went on to say talks are "in the early stages with several hurdles to go." Two sources with …
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  • Mets' Sandy Alderson could learn from Padres GM A.J. Preller

    Mets' Sandy Alderson could learn from Padres GM A.J. Preller

    nydailynews.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    It may turn out that Sandy Alderson is taking the right approach to building a winner.
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  • Source: Mets agree on one-year deal with Mayberry

    Source: Mets agree on one-year deal with Mayberry

    The Mets addressed one of their primary needs before leaving the Winter Meetings on Thursday, agreeing to terms with outfielder John Mayberry Jr. on a one-year contract worth $1.45 million. The deal is pending a physical, according to a source.
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  • As Billy Beane sells off Oakland A's, where were Yankees and Me…

    As Billy Beane sells off Oakland A's, where were Yankees and Mets?

    Billy Beane, Oakland’s mad scientist GM, is the only executive at the winter meetings whose room has a revolving door.
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  • Alderson Makes It Clear: Mets Won’t Spend a Bundle This Winter

    Alderson Makes It Clear: Mets Won’t Spend a Bundle This Winter

    nytimes.com Dec 8
    General Manager Sandy Alderson said the team payroll had climbed to about $100 million and was likely to stay there through spring training.
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  • Trading Gee would give Mets flexibility

    Trading Gee would give Mets flexibility

    MLB.com Dec 8
    Although the Mets still hope to upgrade at shortstop and procure a left-handed reliever and right-handed bench bat, they have focused most of their early energy at the Winter Meetings trying to trade Dillon Gee.
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  • Collins knows 2015 is a make-or-break season

    Collins knows 2015 is a make-or-break season

    MLB.com Dec 8
    Terry Collins understands that the time for bashfulness has passed. Even if the Mets make only incremental upgrades to their roster from now until Spring Training, they expect to win next summer. And so Collins knows that 2015 may very well make or brea…
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  • Mets shouldn't blow chance to sign David Robertson

    Mets shouldn't blow chance to sign David Robertson

    The Yankees offered the Mets the perfect opportunity to make an eye-popping move: Sign David Robertson.
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  • Roundup: After a Season of Pushing to Return, Mets’ Matt Harvey…

    Roundup: After a Season of Pushing to Return, Mets’ Matt Harvey Details a Patient Plan for 2015

    Harvey admitted he had been “stubborn” for pushing the front office to allow him to return by the end of last season, and seemed receptive to the idea of an innings limit in 2015.
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  • Eyes on shortstop prize at Winter Meetings

    Eyes on shortstop prize at Winter Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 3
    The Mets accomplished their primary offseason goal a month ago, signing outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year deal. Now they are looking to upgrade at shortstop despite an imperfect market, with the Winter Meetings providing a rare opportunity for th…
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  • Padres' Cabrera, Mets' Young among 32 cut

    Padres' Cabrera, Mets' Young among 32 cut

    ESPN.com Dec 3
    San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera and New York Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. were among 32 players tossed into the free-agent market Tuesday.
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  • Medlen, Beachy, Young Let Go Ahead of Deadline

    Medlen, Beachy, Young Let Go Ahead of Deadline

    nytimes.com Dec 2
    Injured Atlanta pitchers Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy, and New York Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. were among the players allowed to become free agents when their teams decided not to offer 2015 contracts by Tuesday night's deadline.
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  • Dwight Gooden thinks Mets can contend for World Series in 2016

    Dwight Gooden thinks Mets can contend for World Series in 2016

    yahoo.com Dec 1
    Listen to any baseball fan who watched Dwight Gooden pitch for the New York Mets as a 19-year-old in 1984 and you will hear stories about the electric fastball that propelled him into stardom, allowing him to win the National League Rookie of the Year a…
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  • Early Hot Stove splashes with more to come in NL East

    Early Hot Stove splashes with more to come in NL East

    MLB.com Nov 28
    Among NL East clubs, the Marlins made the boldest move of the winter thus far, coming to terms with Giancarlo Stanton on a contract extension potentially worth $325 million. We've also seen a major trade involving the Braves and a surprising signing by …
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  • Dice-K To Return To Japan, Take His Mythical Gyroball With Him

    Dice-K To Return To Japan, Take His Mythical Gyroball With Him

    deadspin.com Nov 25
    After six seasons with the Red Sox and two with the Mets, Daisuke Matsuzaka is apparently returning to Japan, considering a contract with the defending champion Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. He'll always be remembered for the hype, and for his unhittable pitc…
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  • Ray Sadecki, Who Helped Cardinals Win World Series, Dies at 73

    Ray Sadecki, Who Helped Cardinals Win World Series, Dies at 73

    nytimes.com Nov 23
    Sadecki, a left-handed pitcher, won 135 games in his 18 seasons in the major leagues, finishing his career with the Mets.
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  • Marlins, Blue Jays, Cardinals, Athletics and Mets make early sp…

    Marlins, Blue Jays, Cardinals, Athletics and Mets make early splash, but what's next?

    It’s already been one of the busiest baseball Novembers in recent memory with the Marlins, Blue Jays, Cardinals, Mets and even the A’s (Billy Butler) all having made bold statements as to their playoff intentions for next season.
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  • Kevin Long, Mets’ Hitting Coach, Also Works From the Mound

    Kevin Long, Mets’ Hitting Coach, Also Works From the Mound

    The team is hoping that Kevin Long, who throws batting practice left-handed to lefty hitters, will help Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda.
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  • Video - Mets, Yankees Primed To Make Moves? 02:33

    Mets, Yankees Primed To Make Moves?

    Dec 10
    ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand and Adam Rubin report from the winter meetings, including whether Max Scherzer would be a good fit for the Yankees and whether the Mets will trade Dillon Gee.
  • Video - Yankees, Mets Looking To Add Pieces 03:11

    Yankees, Mets Looking To Add Pieces

    Dec 8
    ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand and Adam Rubin report the latest from the winter meetings, including the Yankees' interest in Chase Headley and the Mets' pursuit of a shortstop.
  • Video - Mets Sign Michael Cuddyer 02:51

    Mets Sign Michael Cuddyer

    Nov 10
    ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin breaks down the Mets' signing of outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year deal.
  • Video - Jacob deGrom Named NL Rookie Of The Year 02:28

    Jacob deGrom Named NL Rookie Of The Year

    Nov 10
    Adam Rubin discusses Jacob deGrom being named the National League Rookie of the Year.

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