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New York Mets add another bullpen flier

On Friday morning, it was announced that the New York Mets signed relief pitcher, Jimmy Yacabonis to a minor-league contract. For the Mets, yet another bullpen arm now added at this early point in the offseason. It started with the re-signing of Edwin Diaz right off the bat of free...
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New York Mets, Texas Rangers Could Become Trade Partners

Fresh off their mega signing of Jacob deGrom to a five-year, $185 million, the Texas Rangers could become trade partners with the New York Mets. According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Rangers could explore a trade for Mets catcher James McCann. As Olney notes, by trading McCann the Mets could shed some of the backstop's $24 million salary, in which he is owed across the next two seasons. McCann has caught 12 of deGrom's starts across 75.2 innings since joining the Mets.
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Mets, Rangers linked to former Yankees hurler after Jacob deGrom shocker

Jacob deGrom shocked the MLB world by signing with the Texas Rangers instead of the New York Mets. New reports are now linking both the Mets and Rangers to former New York Yankees’ SP Jameson Taillon, per Jon Heyman. Heyman adds that he believes Taillon is set to receive an “extremely good deal” in free agency. […] The post Mets, Rangers linked to former Yankees hurler after Jacob deGrom shocker appeared first on ClutchPoints.
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3 moves Braves can make to leave Mets in the dust after deGrom bails

The Atlanta Braves have a real opportunity to put some distance between themselves and the New York Mets. Jacob deGrom signed with the Texas Rangers on Friday night to the tune of a five-year, $185 million contract. It’s a significant risk for a Rangers team trying to find an identity through big-name free agent signings.
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Surprise team could spoil Mets’ Plan A to replace Jacob deGrom

The New York Mets have officially lost ace Jacob deGrom, and they may be on their way to losing their backup plan, too. The Mets are in a tricky situation after losing ace Jacob deGrom, one of their best pitchers. They prepared for the scenario as it was always a realistic possibility, but their backup plan of signing Carlos Rodon doesn’t seem to be so seamless as several teams are reportedly after him.
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Orioles looking to trump Yankees, Giants in race for Carlos Rodon

MLB free agency is well underway, with the first major move getting made on Friday night when Jacob deGrom surprisingly decided to depart the New York Mets in favor of the Texas Rangers. With deGrom off the board, that will force more teams to focus on Carlos Rodon. One such team could be the Baltimore […] The post Orioles looking to trump Yankees, Giants in race for Carlos Rodon appeared first on ClutchPoints.
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3 reasons Rangers were right to pay Jacob deGrom $185 million

The Texas Rangers signed Jacob deGrom to a 5-year, $185M dollar contract. The deal came as a surprise, as many people around the league expected the New York Mets to re-sign their ace. But the Mets are now prepared to move forward with Max Scherzer leading the charge. The Rangers undeniably made a massive free […] The post 3 reasons Rangers were right to pay Jacob deGrom $185 million appeared first on ClutchPoints.
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Mets must now turn their attention to Justin Verlander

With Jacob deGrom officially elsewhere, the New York Mets, without further ado, have got to pivot in no time. The team now desperately needs an ace atop their starting rotation. Luckily, per a few reports, the Mets plan to make an imminent splash for one. Mets in on Justin Verlander,...
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Report: Mets, Rangers among many teams eyeing Taillon

The New York Mets and Texas Rangers are set to fight over another free-agent pitcher after the latter landed Jacob deGrom on Friday. Both clubs are among many teams interested in right-hander Jameson Taillon, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network. New York's rotation needs significant work following the departures of...
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