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Cubs agree to two year deal with Scott Hairston

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Chicago Cubs have agree to a 2-year deal with former Mets outfielder Scott Hairston. Sources: #Cubs in agreement on two-year deal with free-agent outfielder Scott Hairston, pending physical. January 23, 2013 10:21 pm via Tweetbot for MacReplyRetweetFavorite @Ken_Rosenthal Ken Rosenthal While full details are not yet known, [...]

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When it comes to Wilson and Hairston, apparently Sandy’s not impressed

First Mckayla Maroney at the Summer Olympics, then Tommy Lee Jones at the Golden Globes, and now Sandy Alderson of the New York Mets is proving that he is a tough person to please.  One may even go as far as to say that when it comes to players like Brian Wilson and Scott Hairston, [...]

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Mets and Yanks battling over Hairston and Francisco?

Long gone are the offseason days when the New York Mets and New York Yankees were rumored to be doing battle over the right to have stars like Carlos Beltran and Johan Santana wear their uniform the coming season.  That much we know.  It’s interesting, however, to now see the Yankees join the Mets in their [...]

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Mets will face competition from Yanks in bidding for Scott Hairston

One of the few bright spots for the New York Mets last season was the play of Scott Hairston, who hit 20 homers and drove in 57 runs despite getting just 377 at-bats. Hairston has been considered by most to be more of a lefty basher than viable everyday outfielder, hitting .286 against southpaws vs. [...]

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GM Meetings Update: Wright, trading from strength, Wheeler, Harvey, Johan, and Hairston

Yesterday afternoon at the GM Meetings in Indian Wells, California, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson stated, while he “would hate to give up on R.A. Dickey, Jon Niese, or Dillon Gee, pitching is the clubs strengths and something the club will entertain,” according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York: “Pitching is definitely [...]

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Scott Hairston stays hot, likely staying put at deadline

New York Mets outfielder Scott Hairston stayed hot last night with two homers to help propel the Mets to an extra inning win over the San Francisco Giants.  The 32-year-old drove in 3 runs as the Mets beat S.F. by a score of 8-7 and it appears as though he is  likely to stay with [...]

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Sherman: Byrdak, Hairston available for pieces that would help in ’13

It wasn’t long ago that trade chatter surrounding the New York Mets included names like Brett Myers, Grant Balfour, and Huston Street. Relievers who could be brought in to fix the Mets putrid bullpen while helping the club make a second half run towards a playoff berth. Now, however, after losing six in a row [...]

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Phillies announcer is irked by Scott Hairston’s ownage of Phils, to say the least!

New York Mets outfielder Scott Hairston has owned left-handed pitching this season, a fact that is not much of a secret around baseball.  The 32-year-old has hit nine home runs in just 105 at-bats against southpaws in 2012, a total that ties him with reigning MVP Ryan Braun of the Brewers for the NL lead [...]

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WAIT! I Think Murphy Just Homered Again

Wow.  I guess this team woke up today, lead by Daniel Murphy finally breaking out of his home run slumber.  Prior to today Daniel Murphy went 352 at bats (and 273 this season) without a homer.  After he finally slugged his first of the year, he liked it so much, he did it again in [...]

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