Tag Archive | World Series

New York Mets Sign Albert Almora Jr.

The New York Mets announced that the team has signed outfielder Albert Almora Jr. to a one-year contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Corey Oswalt has been designated for assignment. Almora Jr., 26, has spent his entire career in the Chicago Cubs organization after being selected by them with the sixth overall […]

New York Mets Name Jared Porter General Manager

 The New York Mets announced recently that the club has named Jared Porter the team’s 14th General Manager in franchise history. Porter agreed to a four-year contract and will report to team President Sandy Alderson. Porter, 41, has been an integral part of four World Series championship teams with the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs. […]

Baltimore Orioles to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1970 World Championship

The Baltimore Orioles will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1970 World Series championship on Friday, September 18, during the 7:35 p.m. ET game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The celebration will recognize the 1970 team, which went 108-54 during the regular season and defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 4-1, to win the club’s second World […]

Dodgers Swinging for the Fences; Acquire Betts and Price from Red Sox

Late Tuesday night, the MLB got hit with an atomic shockwave. The Los Angeles Dodgers traded for former MVP Mookie Betts and 2012 AL Cy Young winner David Price in a blockbuster deal with the Boston Red Sox.   In return, the Dodgers shipped a package off to Beantown that includes future star Alex Verdugo. […]

Mets Sign Four-Time All-Star Dellin Betances

The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed four-time All-Star RHP Dellin Betances to a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated infielder Sam Haggerty for assignment. Betances, 31, was the first reliever in baseball history to have 100 or more […]

Mets Sign RHP Rick Porcello to a One-Year Contract

The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed Cy Young Award-winning right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello to a one-year deal. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Stephen Nogosek has been designated for assignment. Porcello, 30, has spent the last five seasons with Boston, where he compiled a 73-55 record. He ranks third in […]

Options for Wright and Dickey picked-up for 2013

For now David Wright and R.A. Dickey remain in the Orange and Blue, as the franchise according to sources have extended the options for both All-Stars for 2013. Reports are that the Mets are quietly working on a deal to make the two ‘cornerstones’ of the team remain in Queens for the future. For Wright […]