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Where did Mets' payroll rank in 2014?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Only the Marlins, at $52.5 million, had a lower payroll in the National League East.
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The right way — and wrong way — for Mets to get Tulowitzki

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — You’re a Mets fan, and you want Hot Stove action. You want another big name, another big bat. You’re envious of the Padres’ dramatic outfield revamping in a week’s time,...
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Trading for Troy Tulowitzki would be a mistake for Mets

$Newsday We get the frustration from the Mets' long-suffering fan base. It has been an agonizing wait for respectability.
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MLB hot stove: Jimmy Rollins would have accepted trade to Yankees, Mets

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — But the Phillies dealt him to the Dodgers
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MLB hot stove: Mets don't bid on Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Kang, a 27-year-old shortstop, was posted by his Korean Baseball Organization team Monday and bidding for him ended Friday at 5 p.m.
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MLB hot stove: Would Mets trade for Colorado Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki be worth the risk? Or is it time to make a deal?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — As the Padres have cobbled together a new starting outfield by taking on discounted assets and hobbled stars, and the Marlins acquired a new base of talent around Giancarlo Stanton, the Mets have...
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Yankees, Mets make first trade in 10 years

$Newsday The Yankees acquired righthanded reliever Gonzalez Germen from the Mets in exchange for cash considerations.
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Yankees and Mets strike first trade in a decade

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Feeling the holiday spirit, the Yankees and Mets struck a rare trade agreement on Friday. The Yankees acquired right-hander Gonzalez Germen from the Mets in exchange for cash considerations....
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Mets trade pitcher Gonzalez Germen to Yankees, breaking 10 year trade drought

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — It's the first trade between the two teams since Dec. 3, 2004 when they exchanged Mike Stanton for Felix Heradia, and just the 15th ever.
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Source: Troy Tulowitzki talks likely to continue through winter for Mets, Rockies

$Newsday The Mets and Rockies have had discussions throughout the offseason about a deal that would bring superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Queens. And according to a source, those conversations will...
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Dwight Gooden has some advice for his younger self: 'Thank the Lord that social media will not exist' during career

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Dwight Gooden is the latest (retired) athlete to write for The Players Tribune -- Derek Jeter's web-zine -- and although he's not on the masthead, he did get the chance to write a letter to his...
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Mets continue to eyeball Troy Tulowitzki

NY Post (Mike Puma) — Troy Tulowitzki remains on the Mets’ radar for a would-be blockbuster swap, according to a person with knowledge of trade discussions that have involved the Rockies’ All-Star shortstop. The...
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Mets unlikely to reach deal with Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki

NY Daily News The Mets and Rockies have had talks for shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but the odds of a deal happening remain extremely remote.
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MLB trade rumors: Mets and Colorado Rockies talking Troy Tulowitzki trade

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Tulowitzki has $118 million remaining on his contract. And there are other risks involved. Though an All-Star player, he has been bugged by injuries the last three years -- averaging just 88 games...
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Who are Mets' No. 6 - 10 ranked prospects? (VIDEO)

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — After checking out the gallery to see the top five, go on to learn more about numbers six through 10. There will be a video of each and some background.
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Harper: Mets GM Alderson could learn from Padres GM

NY Daily News (John Harper) — It may turn out that Sandy Alderson is taking the right approach to building a winner.
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Sandy Alderson curious about Cuba, knows status quo remains

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Like almost everyone else in baseball, Sandy Alderson has long been curious about Cuba.
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Who are the Mets' top 5 prospects? Noah Syndergaard and who else?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Nothing brings more hope in baseball than prospects. Unvarnished by major league statistics -- failure or success -- prospects always elicit intrigue and the hope that something better is near.
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48 last minute gifts for everyone on your list!

NY Post (April Hardwick) — Still searching for presents for the hard to please? We’ve got gifts in all price ranges picked out for everyone left on your list — best of all, almost all...
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United States opens diplomatic relations with Cuba but baseball could wait a while to benefit

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Wednesday, a sliver of light emerged that could one day bring reform to the system. President Barack Obama announced that the United States would normalize foreign relations with Cuba, lighten...
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Blog Articles

Marlins trade Casey McGehee to Giants

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — The 32-year-old was roughly a league-average hitter in 2014. The Miami Marlins have traded Casey McGehee to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for a couple of right-handed  pitching...
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Padres trade Ryan Hanigan to Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — San Diego must be trying to set a record for most trades in one offseason. The Red Sox and Padres , two of the more active teams in baseball this winter, have made a trade that sends catcher ...
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Mets pass on Jung-Ho Kang bid

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — NEW YORK -- The posting period for South Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang has expired, and the Mets decided not to bid for the right to negotiate with the shortstop.The winning bid for the right to...
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Mets did not bid on Jung-Ho Kang

Amazin' Avenue (Andrea Hardalo) — Despite rumors that the Mets could be interested Jung-Ho Kang, the team did not bid on the Korean shortstop. Major League Baseball teams had until 5:00 p.m. today to submit bids on Korean...
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Cuomo to deliver inaugural address at WTC

$Newsday    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will deliver his second inauguration address at the World Trade Center site on New Year’s Day, an administration source said.
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Mets trade Gonzalez Germen to Yankees for cash

Amazin' Avenue (Nick Walsh) — The trade comes a week after Germen was designated for assignment to make room for John Mayberry Jr. A week after designating him for assignment , the New York Mets have traded reliever ...
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NYers reject the Dickens out of proposal to raise Legislature’s pay

$Newsday ALBANY _ New York legislators may not want to mention they want a pay raise around constituents, but especially not to Republican union members living upstate who are over 55 years old and making...
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Swingbellys in Long Beach gets tweaked

$Newsday Swingbellys Beachside BBQ, one of Newsday’s Top 10 barbecue spots, has renovated its dining room, tweaked its menu and entered into a partnership with Speakeasy, the nearby bar and grill.
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Not much brewing about Tulo

Bergen (Matt Ehalt) — In their search of an upgrade at shortstop, the Mets continue to talk to the Rockies about shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but talks have not gained traction toward a deal, according to a source. A...
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Yankees trade Martin Prado, David Phelps to Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones

Amazin' Avenue (Nick Walsh) — The trade bolsters the Marlins' already formidable lineup and gives the Yankees a young, talented power pitcher. The New York Yankees have traded  Martin Prado and David Phelps to the Miami...
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Mets trade Gonzalez Germen to Yanks

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — Gonzalez Germen#71 RPNew York Mets2014 STATSGM25W0L0BB14K31ERA4.75NEW YORK -- Right-hander Gonzalez Germen, who was designated for assignment by the Mets to clear the roster spot for the addition...
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Kvellin’ Of Troy

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — On this date in 1982, there was approximately zero-percent chance that the Mets would soon call Keith Hernandez their first baseman. On this same date in 1997, it was maybe less likely (if that’s...
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Controversial Freeport Armory transfer now in Cuomo's hands

$Newsday   A controversial bill to transfer ownership of the Freeport Armory to a church-affiliated nonprofit backed by Assemb. Earlene Hooper has been sent to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for signature or...
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Braves trade Justin Upton to Padres

Amazin' Avenue (Michael McCarty) — The Braves have traded outfielder Justin Upton to the Padres for a package of prospects. The Atlanta  Braves have traded outfielder Justin Upton to the San Diego  Padres for a package of...
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Suffolk's second area code will be 934, state says

$Newsday Suffolk County’s new area code will be 934, the state announced Friday. The area code will apply to new telephone numbers issued beginning in the second half of 2016, the Public Service Commission...
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Mets trade rumors: Mets and Rockies discussing Troy Tulowitzki deal with Noah Syndergaard as the centerpiece

Amazin' Avenue (Scot Cohen) — A blockbuster trade between the Mets and Rockies centering around Troy Tulowitzki and prized pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard has been discussed quietly for some time now. Quietly, behind the...
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Mets Morning News: Wright starts swinging, Padres keep dealing

Amazin' Avenue (Aaron Yorke) — Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Our boy David Wright has resumed baseball activities for the first time since...
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Mets-Tulo? '5 percent' chance ... at best

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — Troy Tulowitzki#2 SSColorado Rockies2014 STATSGM91HR21RBI52R71OBP.432AVG.340NEW YORK -- The Mets and Rockies have engaged in some talks this offseason regarding Troy Tulowitzki, but a well-placed...
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A's trade Derek Norris to Padres for Jesse Hahn

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — Other players are involved in the deal. The Oakland Athletics have made yet another trade, sending catcher Derek Norris, right-handed pitcher Seth Streich, and an international signing slot to...
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It’s a Less Wonderful Time of the Year

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — Children’s voices blended into an angelic choir. Or as angelic as it gets in Queens. Oh, how they caroled. “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” they sang as one. They did so inside a...
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