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New York Mets trade-rumors: the reliever market

What a difference a year makes.  Last year at this time the New York Mets were looking to dump contracts and add youth.  This year, however, that is not the case. With the club sitting just 1/2 game out of a Wild Card spot, the Mets front office feel they owe it to manager Terry [...]

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Krod would have been willing to sign extension with Mets

In a post to USA Today Bob Nightengale writes, former New York Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez “is pondering a malpractice or fraud suit against his former agents, Paul Kinzer and Arn Tellem of the Wasserman Media Group.”  According to Nightengale, had Rodriguez known his no trade provision was not filed he would have been willing [...]

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Jose Reyes has moved on, so too must fans and the front office

For some New York Mets fans seeing Jose Reyes leave for Miami may very well be the last straw.  Ownership is less willing to spend money these past two offseasons than they have been in the past and that comes on the heels of  two losing seasons.   If you’re Sandy Alderson, how do you [...]

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Rollar Coaster Ride Comes to Screeching Holt

The New York Mets battled back to overcome a six run deficit and eventually took a 9-7 lead heading into the ninth against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday afternoon, but could not seal the deal as Jason Isrighausen was charged with four runs in the frame leading to an 11-9 defeat; the clubs second in a [...]

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No retreat No surrender

After coming back from a four run deficit Monday night to win in walk off fashion, the New York Mets battled back from two runs down on Tuesday night, scoring three in the eighth inning to take the first two games off this four game series versus the S.D. Padres. The comebacks were the clubs [...]

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Olney: K-Rod Trade Could Mean Beltran is Next

Upon the announcement that the New York Mets had traded closer Francisco Rodriguez and cash to the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named later, ESPN Insider Buster Olney tweeted the following: He followed that up on Wednesday afternoon by saying, the Mets could be looking for a top prospect in return for #15: [...]

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Question: Does the Quickness of K-Rod Deal Give Sandy An Upper Hand?

So, while we don’t yet know who the players to be named later are in the deal that sent Francisco Rodriguez to the Brewers, one thing we do know is that when Sandy Alderson saw a deal that made sense to him he didn’t hesitate.  So, the question is now what does the speed in [...]

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Francisco Rodriguez traded to the Brewers

According to a late night tweet from Jon Heyman it seems as if Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has been traded to the Milwaukee Brewers: Heyman’s original tweet was then confirmed by multiple reports: As far as the amount of cash New York sent to the Brew Crew in the deal, Joel Sherman offered this late [...]

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Yankees reportedly not on K-Rod’s no-trade list

With the news that New York Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has switched agents to Scott Boras, many are left to ponder what impact it might have on the Mets.  As most of the beat writers who follow the team have pointed out, given the fact that K-Rod is in the last year of his deal [...]

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