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Mejia, Mets avoid arbitration with one-year pact

Mejia, Mets avoid arbitration with one-year pact

MLB.com Updated 11 hours ago
Jenrry Mejia and the Mets have settled on a deal for 2015, agreeing on a $2.595 million contract.
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  • Michael Cuddyer brings card tricks, optimism to Mets clubhouse

    Michael Cuddyer brings card tricks, optimism to Mets clubhouse

    yahoo.com Jan 25 (4 days ago)
    After finalizing a seven-year, $210 million contract with free agent Max Scherzer, it appears the rest of the NL East will need nothing short of a miracle or perhaps even some magic to overcome the Washington Nationals. With that in mind, it's probably …
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  • M.L.B. Defends Fred Wilpon and His Financial Role

    M.L.B. Defends Fred Wilpon and His Financial Role

    nytimes.com Jan 25 (4 days ago)
    Though he was a victim of Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, the Mets’ majority owner, Fred Wilpon, was viewed as the right man for the job.
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  • Cuddyer: Don't count out Mets in NL East

    Cuddyer: Don't count out Mets in NL East

    MLB.com Jan 22 (7 days ago)
    Depending on the source, the Nationals' signing of Max Scherzer makes them either extreme or prohibitive favorites to win the National League East. Yet count new Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer among those unwilling to crown the Nats just yet.
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  • Mets cash owed to Strawberry won at auction

    Mets cash owed to Strawberry won at auction

    ESPN.com Jan 20
    The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday auctioned off the money owed to Darryl Strawberry from the New York Mets contract he signed in 1985.
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  • Prospect Watch: Top 10 right-handed pitchers

    Prospect Watch: Top 10 right-handed pitchers

    MLB.com Jan 20
    There are always a ton of right-handed pitchers on the Top 100 Prospects list. The 2015 version is no different. All 10 on the list are in the Top 100, and then some. Some of the names are familiar. Five right-handers -- The Mets' Noah Syndergaard, Arch…
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  • Mets Owner To Run MLB's Finance Committee

    Mets Owner To Run MLB's Finance Committee

    deadspin.com Jan 20
    Incoming commissioner Rob Manfred has begun swinging the ax, installing his preferred owners in positions of power and shunting Bud Selig's confidants to the side. But one of those Selig allies, Mets owner and CEO Fred Wilpon, isn't just being put out t…
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  • Coming back swinging! Mets hitting coach Kevin Long hurt by Yan…

    Coming back swinging! Mets hitting coach Kevin Long hurt by Yankees axing, ready to work

    You can sense that Kevin Long is already spilling over with observations, ideas, and suggestions for his new hitters.
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  • Mets players reportedly paying to attend workouts at team facil…

    Mets players reportedly paying to attend workouts at team facility

    yahoo.com Jan 16
    We learned on Thursday that All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will not be traded to the New York Mets this offseason. We also learned on Thursday that Tulowitzki, who's still owed $114 million over the next six seasons, might be one of the few players …
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  • Mets ink Gee, Tejada, Murphy to one-year deals

    Mets ink Gee, Tejada, Murphy to one-year deals

    MLB.com Jan 16
    The Mets settled on an $8 million contract with second baseman Daniel Murphy, a $5.3 million deal with starting pitcher Dillon Gee and a $1.88 million contract with infielder Ruben Tejada, according to a source. They exchanged figures with first baseman…
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  • Mets minor league P gets 50-game suspension

    Mets minor league P gets 50-game suspension

    ESPN.com Jan 16
    A minor league pitcher for the New York Mets has been suspended 50 games after a second positive drug test.
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  • Rockies owner on Troy Tulowitzki to Mets: 'It’s not happening'

    Rockies owner on Troy Tulowitzki to Mets: 'It’s not happening'

    yahoo.com Jan 16
    Mets fans hoping to see Troy Tulowitzki in blue and orange next season won't want to hear this. Rockies co-owner Charlie Monfort told the New York Post on Thursday at the MLB owners meetings there's no chance Colorado is trading Tulowitzki to New York: …
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  • Rockies owner on Troy Tulowitzki to Mets: 'It’s not happening'

    Rockies owner on Troy Tulowitzki to Mets: 'It’s not happening'

    Mets fans hoping to see Troy Tulowitzki in blue and orange next season won't want to hear this. Rockies co-owner Charlie Monfort told the New York Post on Thursday at the MLB owners meetings there's no chance Colorado is trading Tulowitzki to New York: …
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  • Are The Mets Charging Players To Attend Offseason Workouts?

    Are The Mets Charging Players To Attend Offseason Workouts?

    deadspin.com Jan 15
    The Mets are currently holding offseason workouts in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and based on some chatter coming from reporters who are at the camp and local beat writers, the Mets are running some bullshit.Read more...
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  • Several prospects among Mets' 17 non-roster invitees

    Several prospects among Mets' 17 non-roster invitees

    MLB.com Jan 14
    Former first-round Draft picks Brandon Nimmo and Gavin Cecchini are among 17 non-roster players the Mets have invited to big league Spring Training, the team announced Wednesday.
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  • Pain-free Wright building up strength in left shoulder

    Pain-free Wright building up strength in left shoulder

    MLB.com Jan 14
    After dealing with left shoulder issues during a disappointing 2014, Mets third baseman David Wright said he's physically prepared for the '15 season.
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  • Rockies ramping up efforts to add pitching

    Rockies ramping up efforts to add pitching

    MLB.com Jan 12
    The Rockies are expected to make moves to shore up their pitching staff this week, with trade talks with the Mets regarding right-hander Dillon Gee or serious discussions with free agents being the options.
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  • Mets' Flynn elected to Groundskeepers HOF

    Mets' Flynn elected to Groundskeepers HOF

    MLB.com Jan 9
    Major League Baseball's groundskeepers have elected longtime Mets employee Pete Flynn to the MLB Groundskeepers Hall of Fame, the team announced on Friday.
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  • Mets banking on d'Arnaud to keep making strides

    Mets banking on d'Arnaud to keep making strides

    MLB.com Jan 9
    If things break their way, the Mets will head into Opening Day set at catcher for at least the next half-decade. In Travis d'Arnaud, the club believes it has a star-in-the-making who took enormous strides last season, and who still possesses All-Star up…
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  • Inbox: Which Mets pitcher has the most potential?

    Inbox: Which Mets pitcher has the most potential?

    MLB.com Jan 9
    The calendar has officially flipped to 2015. We're always future-looking here at MLBPipeline.com, so we're more than happy to look ahead to the 2015 season and beyond. With that in mind, this week's Pipeline Inbox includes discussions on a number of pla…
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  • Alderson: Flores the shortstop; starter could be dealt

    Alderson: Flores the shortstop; starter could be dealt

    MLB.com Jan 7
    First in October, then in November, then again in December, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said that Wilmer Flores is the team's most likely option at shortstop. Now it's January, and nothing has changed.
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  • Mets, Parnell avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Mets, Parnell avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 7
    Relief pitcher Bobby Parnell and the Mets have agreed on a one-year deal to avoid arbitration, the team announced Wednesday. Parnell will make $3.7 million, according to a source, the same salary he made in his second year of arbitration last season.
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  • Mike Piazza’s Turn for Election Could Be Next

    Mike Piazza’s Turn for Election Could Be Next

    Piazza, a former Dodgers and Mets catcher in his third year on the Hall ballot, finished fifth in the voting results disclosed on Tuesday, just short of being chosen.
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  • Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer

    Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer

    MLB.com Dec 24, 2014
    Mets third baseman David Wright called the two sons of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos on Wednesday, according to a report. He invited the boys to training camp and offered them a spot in the dugout for spring games.
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  • Video - Buster's Blog: Mets' Outlook 01:40

    Buster's Blog: Mets' Outlook

    Jan 14
    Buster Olney takes a look at one of the Mets' glaring holes to fill this upcoming season.
  • 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.

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