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Mets are still looking for a LH outfielder; Ankiel anyone?

In a report to the Daily News Andy Martino says, the New York Mets are “looking for a veteran lefthanded bat for the bench, and is shopping in the aisle that includes Rick Ankiel, Kosuke Fukudome, Raul Ibanez and Johnny Damon.” According to Martino: After Willie Harris signed with Cincinnati, the Mets were left with [...]

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Crasnick: Mets are diligently monitoring the LH-hitting OF market

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, the New York Mets are keeping a close eye on the available left handed hitting free agent outfielders; Juan Pierre, Raul Ibanez, Rick Ankiel, Kosuke Fukudome and Johnny Damon: While it is still a bit unclear as to what role any of the above mentioned players will serve on the [...]

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Izzy not likely to return to the Mets in 2012

According to Dan Martin of the New York Post, the New York Mets are not likely to bring back 39-year-old reliever Jason Isrinhausen in 2012: It doesn’t appear there is going to be room in the Mets’ retooled bullpen for Jason Isringhausen. Sources said the team “hasn’t ruled anything out,” but they don’t expect him [...]

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Mets one of four teams interested in Jeff Francis

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, the New York Mets are among four teams “keeping tabs” on left handed starter Jeff Francis: Prior to the 2009 season, the 31-year-old starter underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder and as a result he missed the entire entire year.  He returned to the mound in May of [...]

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Mets Close To Adding More Middle Infield Depth, Then Can We Get Some Pitching Please?

Here’s the news:     Look, I like this potential addition.  I like it better than I would like a Jack Wilson addition, because Ronny Cedeno is younger, and has the ability to take over a starting position should he need to, without completely pissing me off.  Although, I have to say, I feel bad [...]

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Mets Re-Sign Hairston, Open to Harris Return, While Marlins Add Zambrano, AND SO I RANT.

  I know the Mets seem to be only making minor tweaks to a team that needs a serious influx of talent, and it sucks.  But even-so, here’s the news…   Look, I liked Willie Harris and Scott Hairston last year.  They are nice bench players, and a good team needs nice bench players.  My [...]

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Get Excited! Mets Sign Quintanilla!

According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, here, the Mets have signed 30 year old utility infielder Omar Quintanilla to a minor league deal.  Quintanilla finished serving a suspension for 50 games at the beginning of this season for violating the “minor league drug prevention and treatment program.”  That doesn’t sound good.  Sports classes at online [...]

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Mets Still Looking At Middle Infield Depth, Interested in Theriot

  I know this isn’t exactly earth-shattering news here (or timely-a little late on this news), but the Mets are continuing to investigate veteran free agent options to join the mix in the middle infield.  We had heard about the Mets talking with Jack Wilson, and Ronny Cedeno, but now we can officially throw Ryan [...]

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Nats Land Gio, Cards Nab Beltran

OK here’s some news from earlier in the day…   That’s quite the haul for Gio Gonzalez. As far as the Mets are concerned, I’m glad the Mets didn’t give up anything comparable to what the Nationals did for Gonzalez, no matter how good he is.  That was a ton of talent to give up.  [...]

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