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The Mets will scout Yasmani Tomas in the Dominican Republic next week

By Steven Inman

The Mets will be one of the teams in the Dominican Republic watching Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas’ showcase next week. Tomas, 23, is expected to receive more money this winter than Boston’s… 166 more words


Ranking the top 5 free agent starting pitchers (Sun. Column)

Some people think that baseball ends along with the World Series but even that is not the case. Not by a long shot. The so-called “end of baseball season” is actually the beginning of the Hot Stove season. 464 more words


Yoenis Cespedes: What's In Store for the Slugger?

When the Boston Red Sox traded away Jon Lester and Johnny Gomes for Yoenis Cespedes they saw a player that would be able to help the team build for the future. 601 more words

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Surprise, surprise: Alderson suggests Mets won't be big players in the free agent market

Over the past few years, I’ve learned to mostly ignore what Mets GM Sandy Alderson has to say. It usually isn’t worth the time it takes to parse the doublespeak. 602 more words


Jay Bruce could be good buy-low candidate for Mets

By Steven Inman

As the Mets get ready for their annual winter search for more power hitters, an interesting trade candidate is emerging.

The Cincinnati Reds expected to contend this season but after the worst second half in the majors to date, (15-29) they have all but fallen out of the race. 361 more words


Dilson Herrera gaining valuable big league experience

By Steven Inman

It has been a very up and down beginning to Dilson Herrera’s big league career with the Mets. The youngest player in the big leagues hit his first big league homer Monday but has three errors on pretty routine plays in his first five big league games. 219 more words


The Dilson Herrera Era begins, what does it mean for Daniel Murphy?

By Steven Inman

Daniel Murphy has been dealing with a strained calf and it hasn’t improved at all with rest. As a result the Mets placed their lone All-Star representative on the disabled list. 445 more words