Marcum officially signed with the Mets on Wednesday and is healthy and ready to go. Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi drafted Marcum when he was Toronto’s GM back in 2003, and Marcum saw the Mets as a good fit for himself some 10 years later.
The prevalent theory is usually to sell high on a stock when you can. Time will tell whether the dividend pays off.
R.A. Dickey had a message to deliver, and he delivered it loud and clear. Speaking at a Mets holiday party, Dickey was clearly frustrated by the slow pace of negotiations and the underwhelming offers that have been delivered to him.
The deal, the richest in franchise history, replaces Wright’s $16 million salary for next season and includes $122 million in new money. The contract is pending a physical.
Today is a day to feel good Met fans–your franchise player will be here for eight years.
When Mets fans across the Tri-State Area awoke to the news that third baseman David Wright agreed a seven-year, $122 million extension, it must have felt like Christmas morning had come weeks early.
Deferred money is a sticking point in David Wright’s negotiations with the Mets.
t’s now a little over 7 weeks since baseball’s regular season ended – and both David Wright and R.A. Dickey remain unsigned by the Mets.
You’d like to think that the fire sale or deconstruction of the Miami Marlins is now complete, but with these bozos driving the bus, who knows.
After a down year in 2011 — which was split between Cincinnati and Washington — Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A’s.
Don’t worry about what’s right or wrong, or better yet what makes sense. We’ll just keep making it up as we go along.
There’s no mistaking Mets general manager Sandy Alderson’s priority: signing “core players” David Wright and R.A. Dickey to contract extensions — pronto.
Things can’t get any worse for the rock bottom Mets.
Third place? Fourth place? Look, any place that isn’t first place or a place that means a playoff spot should really be immaterial to anyone who plays for, roots for, or follows a team.
“We’ll see exactly where we land,” GM Sandy Alderson said Sunday. Well, hopefully on their feet — with Wright and Dickey in house and on board. Season-ticket holders and other fans will not be settling for less.