1. MLB Trade Talk: Why Eduardo Nunez for Jonathon Niese Deal Works for Both Teams

    In baseball, making trades with other teams is never an easy task. Making trades with a team from the same city, though, is an even more difficult task and rarely happens these days...

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  2. New York Mets Rumors: 10 Ike Davis Deals That Would Make Sense for the Mets

    The New York Mets are currently in a rebuilding process and it is unlikely that they will sign any more players to large multi-year contracts. In fact, the Mets might even dismantle their current core even further through potential trades...

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  3. CJ Wilson to LA Angels: 10 Reasons Their Rotation Now Trumps Phillies'

    With C.J. Wilson having signed a five-year, $77 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim , one could make a case that the Angels, whose starting rotation also includes ...

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  4. Jose Reyes to Miami Marlins: New NL East Power Rankings

    Now that the Marlins have signed Jose Reyes to a six-year, $106 million contract, not only have the Marlins dramatically improved overnight, but so has the shape of the National League East going forward for 2012...

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  5. Jose Reyes Free Agent News: Where Will He Go If Marlins Sign Albert Pujols?

    The Miami Marlins have been in the news lately as being frontrunners to sign Jose Reyes to a long-term contract. However, there are rumors that they might try to pursue Albert Pujols instead...

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  6. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Closers the New York Mets Are Likely to Pursue

    Now that Joe Nathan has signed a two-year contract to become the Texas Rangers ' new closer, it looks like the Mets may have to turn to other options for their new closer in 2012...

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  7. Albert Pujols and New York Mets: How It Could Happen and Why It Might

    With the 2011-2012 offseason in full swing, the biggest topic in baseball has been whether superstar first baseman Albert Pujols will re-sign with the Cardinals, whom he has spent the first 10 years of his career with, or test the free-agent market...

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  8. New York Mets: A Uniform History

    With the 2012 season coming in April, the Mets will be celebrating their 50th anniversary and will be wearing older uniforms in honor of the team's storied history...

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  9. 2012 MLB Free Agency: 10 Bullpens That Will Look Completely Different

    With free agency getting under way, many teams will be going through significant personnel changes. One of the biggest changes is going to be related to the market of closers...

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  10. New York Mets: The 2000s All-Decade Team

    Last but not least, we come to the 2000s in Mets history. It got off to an amazing start as the Mets went to the 2000 World Series, despite the fact that they ended up losing to the Yankees ...

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  11. 10 Biggest Salary-Dump Trades in MLB History

    Over the years, some teams have made some expensive free-agent signings that have either turned out poorly, or have led to trades if the team was trying to cut back on its payroll...

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  12. New York Mets: The 25 Best Outfielders in Club History

    The New York Mets have had some of the better outfielders in the league during various eras within their 50-year history...

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  13. New York Mets: The 1990s All-Decade Team

    As we move through the Mets ' team history, we come to the 1990s. By 1990, the Mets had been in the midst of their best stretch ever by finishing no lower than second place from 1984-1990...

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  14. Jose Reyes Free Agency: 10 Ballparks That Best Fit the Speedster's Game

    With Jose Reyes about to become a free agent, it has been said that he is likely to sign with a winning team that pays him good money...

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  15. MLB Free Agents 2012: 5 Surprise Teams Looking at Jose Reyes

    With free agency approaching, superstar shortstop Jose Reyes is likely to be one of the best players on the open market...

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  16. 2011 NLCS: 5 Bold Predictions for the Rest of the Series

    The 2011 NLCS between the Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals has been quite an exciting series so far. The two teams are bitter divisional rivals and there has been a lot of drama between them in the past few years...

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  17. New York Mets: The 1980s All-Decade Team

    As the 1980s began, the Mets were still one of the most underachieving teams in all of baseball. The team remained this way through 1983, but then, all of a sudden, the Mets began ...

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  18. Jose Reyes: 5 Teams Who Should Risk Signing Him Long-Term if Star Leaves NY

    With the 2011-2012 offseason under way, there has been a lot of speculation that Jose Reyes may leave the Mets through free agency...

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  19. Jose Reyes: Changing Citi Field's Dimensions a Hint New York Mets Let Him Go?

    During the past few weeks, there has been some speculation that in the offseason, the Mets may alter the dimensions of Citi Field so that it could provide more of an advantage to hitters...

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  20. New York Mets: The 1970s All-Decade Team

    The 1970s was a roller coaster decade for the Mets . Fresh off their first championship in 1969, the Mets played well from 1970-1972 despite not making the playoffs in any of those seasons...

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  21. New York Mets: Will Johan Santana Ever be the Same Again?

    When the 2011 season began, the Mets were expecting Johan Santana to be ready by the start of the second half. However, as the months went on, Santana's return kept getting delayed...

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  22. Mike Pelfrey: 5 Trade Packages the Mets Could Get in Return for Him

    As a top draft pick back in 2005, Mike Pelfrey was expected to be a top pitcher for the Mets in the years to come...

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  23. Jose Reyes: 5 Teams New York Mets Will Be Competing with To Sign the Superstar

    At the end of the 2011 season, the Mets ' front office will have a very big decision to make: Should they re-sign star shortstop Jose Reyes? Or should they let him test the free-agent ...

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  24. New York Mets: The 1960s All-Decade Team

    In the first part of this new series, the best Mets per decade are going to be compiled into the best possible rosters. Chronologically, we will begin with the best Mets of the 1960s...

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  25. New York Mets: 5 Recent Seasons That Make 2011 Look Like a Success

    Going into 2011, the Mets had a good young core, plus some other up-and-coming players, but the preseason expectations ranged from last place to playoff contention...

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