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Mets Morning News: Mets Add Lobstein And Trade him To Detroit

New York Mets related news and links for December 7, 2012


The Mets front office has packed up and left the winter meetings, and R.A. Dickey is still a member of the pitching staff. Not much actually happened for the Mets at the meetings, but Sandy Alderson still had a few comments.

David Wright just signed a new deal that will see him paid handsomely in the future, and he gave some of his money to New York CIty on Thursday to help with Hurricane repair. Quite a guy, that David Wright.

Justin Turner talked a bit about hitting, among other things.

Yesterday at AA:

We took a quick look at Kyle Lobstein, the player the Mets selected in the Rule 5 draft. Lobstein was immediately dealt to the Tigers for cash considerations.

We took a look back into Mets history on December 6.

Around baseball:

Ruben Amaro Jr. just wouldn't be Ruben Amaro Jr. without a winter move that makes everyone scratch their head. Dave Cameron took a look at the massive price that Amaro paid for Ben Revere.

The Red Sox made a bit of a better move yesterday, signing Koji Uehara for a reasonable price.

The Seattle Mariners seem intent on adding some competition for Jason Bay. They are rumored to be working very hard to add Josh Hamilton to the mix.