Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot, joining a collection of steroid-tainted holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
“Me, probably like a lot of Mets fans, are pretty impatient,” Mets third baseman David Wright told Francesa. “…Obviously, for us, the offseason has started out somewhat slow.”
When the Yanks jump into the talent pool, they generally cannonball in. The Mets dip their toe in the water, and wade in gingerly, trying not to get hit with the droplets other swimmers kick up.
The Cardinals’ signing drew quite a reaction from some big leaguers: “Thanks, owners, for encouraging PED use,” Arizona pitcher Brad Ziegler tweeted.
Tributes poured in Thursday on Twitter after Major League Baseball and its players learned of the passing of union chief Michael Weiner.
Young, 30, hit .200 with 12 home runs and 40 RBIs last season for the Oakland A’s. He’s a lifetime .235 hitter.
The Mets entered the offseason with the hope of finding cost-effective players that would help fill needs and appease the fans. All they’ve gotten in return so far for their efforts has been a cold dose of reality.
“We certainly have a high regard for Robinson Cano as a player,” he said. “It was my sense the presentation was a little bit overdone.”
Robinson Cano reportedly hasn’t budged from his asking price north of $300 million. The Yankees haven’t altered their position either: not gonna happen — at least not in the Bronx.
Hawkins went 3-1 with a 2.93 ERA and 13 saves in 72 appearances for the Mets in 2013.
Shawn “Jay Z” Carter reportedly held a “secret meeting” with the Mets on Monday to discuss the blueprint for free agent Robinson Cano, according to the New York Post.
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Can you identify the subject of these “quotes” which refer to Hall of Famers? Be careful — a few of them are tricky.
Tejada received the team’s final call-up from Triple-A Las Vegas on Sept. 10. One day earlier and he would have been eligible for free agency following the 2016 season.
“I’m staring at my board right now,” Alderson said. “In the outfield category, I’ve got seven guys on my board who are free agents — varying degrees of quality. In the trade category just as an example, I’ve got four, five — nine. Those are guys we talked about internally. They range from A+ to C+.”
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