1. But I Liked That Guy: Great Mets Performers Who Were Gone Too Soon

    The business of baseball can be an unpleasant one for fans. Just as soon as they latch onto a player, he is traded away as management vies to make the team more competitive—or to shed payroll...

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  2. Napoli, Sweeney and Gomes—Oh My! Red Sox Busy Making Moves This Week

    The Boston Red Sox have been busy little bees this past week, making moves and striking deals to help improve the team for 2013. Here’s a look at some of those transactions...

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  3. Jimmy Stewart: Former Cubs Utility Player Dies at 73

    Former utilityman , Jimmy Stewart, who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1963 to 1967, died Nov. 24 at the age of 73. According to Cincinnati.com , Stewart died at his home in Odessa, Fla...

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  4. Mets Sign Pitcher Tim Byrdak, Trade for Infielder Brandon Hicks

    The New York Mets have re-signed relief pitcher Tim Byrdak and acquired middle infielder Brandon Hicks in a trade, The Sports Network reports...

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  5. Ken Rowe, Former Orioles Player and Pitching Coach, Passes Away

    Ken Rowe, who played for the Baltimore Orioles in the 1960s and served as the team’s pitching coach in the 1980s, passed away Nov. 22 at the age of 78. According to MLB...

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  6. Hal Trosky, Jr., Former White Sox Pitcher, Passes Away

    Hal Trosky, Jr., a former Chicago White Sox pitcher, passed away November 23 at the age of 76. According to the Muscatine Journal , the son of 1930s baseball star Hal Trosky died in hospice care following a short illness...

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  7. Mets Sign Jamie Hoffmann, Brian Bixler and Carlos Torres

    As the New York Mets continue to build a contender unmatched since perhaps the 1927 Yankees , rival teams and the National League in general quake in their collective boots as ...

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  8. Chuck Diering, Former Cardinals Outfielder, Passes Away

    Chuck Diering , who played for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1947 to 1951, died Friday at the age of 89. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , the elderly former outfielder fell in his Spanish Lake, Miss...

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  9. Mike Nickeas Re-Signs with Mets, Fred Lewis Heading to Japan

    The New York Mets have signed backup catcher Mike Nickeas to a minor league contract, while outfielder Fred Lewis has opted to play in Japan in 2013...

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  10. Mets Sign Former Padres RHP Greg Burke

    With the giant contract of disappointing outfielder Jason Bay partially off their backs, the New York Mets are now free to make some big, eventful signings that will help the team ...

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  11. New York Mets: The Team's Worst Trades Since 2000, Part VI

    As 2005 folded into 2006, the New York Mets hit a stride. For the first time in years, they were making trades—good, worthwhile trades—that actually benefited the team...

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  12. New York Mets: The Team's Worst Trades since 2000, Part V

    The early 2000s were a promising time for the New York Mets and the mid-2000s were an age of recovery. However, those lackluster years in-between were downright dreadful. In 2003, the team finished 66-95 and the next year, they were 71-91...

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  13. New York Mets Lose LHP Justin Hampson to Free Agency

    New York Mets relief pitcher Justin Hampson opted for free agency Tuesday, reports Fox11Online.com ...

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  14. New York Mets: The Team's Worst Trades Since 2000, Part IV

    In 2003, the New York Mets were fully entrenched in the seemingly never-ending doldrums of struggle and loss. They could hardly win a game and when they did, it barely inspired confidence, for it would likely be followed by one or two more defeats...

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  15. Manny Acosta: Right-Hander Was New York Mets' Top Reliever Down the Stretch

    To say Manny Acosta started the 2012 season poorly is an understatement. He didn ’t just struggle; he was historically bad ...

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  16. Still Kickin' Around: How Former Mets Performed in 2012, Part IV

    Well, the 2012 regular season is over and the playoffs will be complete soon enough—as the grueling baseball year comes to an end, so does this series of articles...

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  17. Mets Lose Pitchers Jack Egbert and Garrett Olson to Minor League Free Agency

    So long, Jack Egbert and Garrett Olson; we hardly knew ye. The pitchers opted for minor league free agency after spending the majority of 2012 with the New York Mets ’ Triple-A team, the Buffalo Bisons ...

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  18. Mets Trade Pitcher Pedro Beato, Sign Pitchers Carpenter and Patterson

    To complete the Kelly Shoppach trade made on August 14, the New York Mets have sent pitcher Pedro Beato to the Boston Red Sox , according to Andy McCullough of nj.com...

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  19. Still Kickin' Around: How Former Mets Players Are Doing in 2012, Part III

    Players come and players go; that is the nature of baseball. For many fans, however, when a player leaves their favorite team—in this case, the New York Mets —that player is gone forever...

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  20. New York Mets Trade for Catcher Kelly Shoppach

    At the trading deadline, the New York Mets drew the ire of the fanbase by not making a single transaction to help bolster the team...

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  21. Still Kickin' Around: How Former Mets Players Are Doing in 2012, Part II

    Players come and players go; that is the nature of baseball. For many fans, however, when a player leaves their favorite team—in this case, the New York Mets —that player is gone forever...

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  22. Still Kickin' Around: How Former New York Mets Players Are Doing in 2012

    Players come and players go; that is the nature of baseball. For many fans, however, when a player leaves their favorite team—in this case, the New York Mets —that player is gone forever...

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  23. New York Mets: The Team's Worst Trades Since 2000, Part III

    By 2002, the bottom had fallen out for the New York Mets as they finished with a losing record for the first time since 1996...

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  24. Brewers Deal Backup Catcher Kottaras to Athletics, Acquire Pitcher De Los Santos

    The Milwaukee Brewers have sent backup catcher George Kottaras to the Oakland Athletics for minor league pitcher Fautino De Los Santos. At the time of the transaction, the 29-year-old was hitting ...

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  25. Could the Rockies Have Gotten More for Marco Scutaro?

    On July 27, the Colorado Rockies traded infielder Marco Scutaro to the San Francisco Giants for young second baseman Charlie Culberson ...

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