Winter Meetings

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Mets, David Wright Agree To Terms On 7-Year, $122 Million Extension

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.


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Report: Mets-Wright Extension Talks ‘Stuck In Neutral’

Mets fans woke up Thursday to positive news regarding David Wright’s extension talks. It was a totally different story in Friday morning’s papers.


Bobby Valentine

Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine: ‘I Hate The Yankees’

It didn’t take long for Bobby Valentine to stir it up as new manager of the Red Sox.


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Report: Yankees Open To A.J. Burnett Trade, Find No Takers

A.J. Burnett, anyone? Anyone?


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Coutinho: Make No Mistake About It, Mets Have New And Improved Bullpen

Clearly there is still much work to do, but Sandy Alderson gets rave reviews on a night in which he both reshaped and strengthened the Mets’ bullpen.


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First Reyes, Now Pujols? Marlins Reportedly Up Offer To 10 Years

Mets fans, say goodbye to the little low-budget Marlins.


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Marlins-Reyes Deal Prelude To Winter Meetings; More Big Moves To Come?

All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins provided quite a warmup for the winter meetings (sorry, Mets fans).


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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.