Winter Meetings

Sandy Alderson (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images), Jose Reyes (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Coleman: Sandy Alderson Speaks

Yes, Alderson is still hopeful on the Jose Reyes front. And no, Jorge Posada will not be part of the solution behind the plate.


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Hartnett: Yankees Right To ‘Play It Cool’ With C.J. Wilson

C.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.


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Hartnett: Why Grady Sizemore Makes Sense For Yankees

The Yankees should turn to oft-injured free agent Grady Sizemore to provide competition for corner outfielders Brett Gardner and Nick Swisher and to serve as a left-sided DH.


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Crawford, Gonzalez Add Punch To Retooled Red Sox

Theo Epstein played it coy. He wouldn’t discuss Carl Crawford by name and yet he still made it clear than the Boston Red Sox had accomplished their goal of a major retooling by adding a second impact bat to join newly acquired Adrian Gonzalez.


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Mets Finalize Deals With Paulino, Carrasco

The New York Mets have finalized a $2.5 million, two-year contract with right-hander D.J. Carrasco and a $1.3 million, one-year deal with catcher Ronny Paulino.


New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson with Paul DePodesta, vp of player development and amateur scouting, and J.P. Ricciardi, special assistant to the general manager (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Keefe To The City: Eddie Evaluates Alderson’s Plan

With the winter meetings coming to a close and the Mets checking out the bargain bin and the baseball equivalent of the local dollar store, Ed Coleman joined me to try and make sense of Sandy Alderson’s plan.


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Courting Lee

How hungry are the New York Yankees to sign Cliff Lee? According to WFAN’s Jon Heyman, the Yankees have added a seventh year to their initial six-year, $137-140 million offer for the prized free agent.


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Sweeny Says: Cash Talks

Brian Cashman left Orlando this morning as the Winter Meetings concluded. Here are some of his parting thoughts on Boston’s signing of Carl Crawford and the Yankees stepping up their pursuit of Cliff Lee.


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Mets, Bonser Agree To Minor League Deal

Right-hander Boof Bonser has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets.


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Report: Mets, Red Sox Discussing Beltran Trade

The Boston Red Sox met Tuesday night with the New York Mets to discuss a possible swap for Carlos Beltran, according to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo.


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No Deal For Lee…Yet

The Cliff Lee sweepstakes continue to heat up. WFAN’s Jon Heyman reports the Yankees will make a “very strong” six-year offer on Wednesday.


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Report: Carrasco, Paulino Reach Agreement With Mets

The New York Mets have agreed to terms with free agent catcher Ronny Paulino and right-handed reliever D.J. Carrasco, reports Andy McCullough of Star-Ledger.


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Yankees Await Agent’s OK To Make Lee Offer

After meeting with Cliff Lee’s agent at the winter meetings, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is awaiting a go-ahead from Darek Braunecker to make a contract offer.


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Sources: Ex-Yankee Moseley Nearing Deal With Padres

Two people familiar with the negotiations tell The Associated Press that right-hander Dustin Moseley is nearing agreement on a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres.


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Yankees Facing Competition At Winter Meetings

The Washington Nationals figure it was worth asking: Hey, Cliff Lee, want to play in the nation’s capital? Most every team is a player this week, it seems.