Archive for January, 2013

Link Roundup: Now with 20% More Deer Antler Spray

More PED news impacted Major League Baseball this week, as several players were linked to a dodgy anti-aging clinic in Miami.  Among the players were OF Nelson Cruz, LHP Gio Gonzalez, 3B Alex Rodriguez, OF Melky Cabrera, and RHP Bartolo Colon.  A-Rod, Cabrera, and Colon have all been linked to/suspended for using PEDs in the […]

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Mets Sign LaTroy Hawkins

The winter overhaul is complete: the Mets have signed LaTroy Hawkins.

12-13 Offseason

Ronny Cedeno and Kelly Johnson Find Jobs

In the latest Hot Stove news, infielders Ronny Cedeno and Kelly Johnson have found work for the 2013 season.

12-13 Offseason

Mets Sign Scott Atchison

The Mets have signed reliever Scott Atchison to a minor-league deal and invited the righthander to spring training.

12-13 Offseason

No Qualms for Mets

Oops, spell check doesn’t work on headlines. What I meant to say was “no QUALLS for Mets.”

12-13 Offseason

Landon Powell Loses Daughter

Serious, sad note — one of the newest Mets, Landon Powell, has lost his infant daughter Izzy to a liver condition. Our thoughts go out to the Powell family. You can post your condolences on the family’s Facebook page, Prayers for Izzy.

12-13 Offseason

Link Roundup: Bourn and Marcum

Sandy Alderson and the Mets are playing a little chess to try to sign center fielder Michael Bourn. If the Mets sign Bourn, they’d have to surrender their first round pick, eleventh overall, in the upcoming draft.  Giving up on the 11th best player in the amateur draft is a non-option for a rebuilding team. […]

12-13 Offseason, Around the Blogs

Rays Sign Kyle Farnsworth and Luke Scott; Morgan To Japan

The Tampa Bay Rays have reached agreements with Kyle Farnsworth and Luke Scott. Should you care?

12-13 Offseason

Braves Acquire Justin Upton

What the heck? Is it the winter meetings again?

12-13 Offseason

Cubs Sign Scott Hairston

Apparently, one year, $2M, and a happy clubhouse wasn’t enough to convince Scott Hairston to return to the Mets.

12-13 Offseason

Mets Sign Shaun Marcum

Wow, I slack off for a few hours and a flurry of activity occurs in Flushing!

12-13 Offseason

DeRosa Goes To Canada

The Toronto Blue Jays continued building their team of the present by signing veteran utilityman and Bergen Catholic grad Mark DeRosa to a one-year, $750,000 contract.

12-13 Offseason

Phillies Sign Delmon Young

The Phillies have signed Delmon Young to a one year, $750,000 contract.

12-13 Offseason

Mets Trade Benson To Baltimore

On this day in 2006, the Mets traded Anna Benson (and her husband) to the Baltimore Orioles.

12-13 Offseason

Link Roundup: Banner Day and Matt Harvey

As you may have heard, the game on May 26th was moved to 8 PM to accommodate ESPN’s broadcast.  May 26th is Banner Day.  Many fans felt passionate that Banner Day should be a day game, as is tradition.  And the Mets have listened.  They’re giving you, the fan, a chance to vote on what date […]

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