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JAMES LONEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

James Loney has been Mets' super sub at 1st base

Loney is batting .298 since joining the Mets as a fill-in for the injured Lucas Duda. WASHINGTON -- When Lucas Duda landed on the disabled list on May 23 with a stress fracture of the lower back, the Mets knew that they were left with a huge hole to fill at first base.  "We're not going to be able to replace Lucas internally," assistant...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

MMO Players Of The Week: Only The Loney & Robles Is More

The New York Mets opened up the week of June 19-25th with a crushing loss at the hands of Julio Teheran, who one-hit the Mets in a complete game shutout, winning 6-0. The Mets were swept by the Braves in that weekend series, scoring a total of only four runs at home. They dropped to six games back of the division leading Washington Nationals, and needed to put together some series...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago

James Loney Has Exceeded Expectations

New York Mets first-baseman James Loney has been everything and more than anyone could have asked for. Replacing the production of Lucas Duda is no easy task, but Loney has done quite a job in his absence. Loney has been a boost at the plate and in the field, flashing a solid bat to go along with a flashy glove. He was in the middle of some of last night’s biggest moments in the...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago

WATCH: James Loney makes amazing pick to seal Mets' 8-6 win over Braves

Loney also homered in the Mets victory Friday night. ATLANTA -- Friday was a good night for first baseman James Loney.  Not only did he blast a three-run homer to stake an 8-0 lead for the Mets, but he also made a spectacular game-saving pick to end a wild ninth inning and secure an 8-6 win over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.  With...
Via NJ.com
4 days ago

WATCH: Sandy Alderson talks Mets trade for James Loney

The New York Mets acquired first baseman James Loney from the San Diego Padres for cash considerations to help fill the void left by the injured Lucas Duda.
Via SNY
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Why James Loney has been their best player so far

The Tampa Bay Rays have not had much to be happy with in the opening quarter of the 2014 season. They have suffered through key injuries and underperformances, which has caused them to play well below expectations. The Rays are 19-28, which puts them in last place in the AL East and second to last in the entire American League. The only team worse than the Rays in the AL is the Houston...
Via isportsweb.com
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

James Loney a complex persona, but Rays better for having him back

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- James Loney always has been an enigma with the Tampa Bay Rays. He can be a man of few words but one of many actions, his complexity an asset in his rise to become one of the game's best first basemen. He's "great in the clubhouse," as center fielder Desmond Jennings calls him, but he reveals little when notepads and cameras turn his way. He fits "right in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays, 1B James Loney finalize 3-year, $21 million deal

First baseman James Loney has finalized a $21 million, three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. The deal announced Friday is the largest the budget-minded club has given a free agent since current ownership led by Stuart Sternberg took control after the 2005 season. Loney hit a team-leading .299 with 13 homers and 75 RBIs for the Rays last season, his first with Tampa Bay....
Via Associated Press
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

James Loney’s Contract With Rays Marks Largest Free-Agent Investment by Current Ownership Group

The Tampa Bay Rays typically don’t spend much money in free agency, so James Loney‘s contract is large by their standards. The Rays officially announced Friday that they have signed Loney to a three-year, $21 million deal. It is the largest free-agent investment made by the Rays since Stuart Sternberg‘s ownership group took over in 2005. News of an agreement between Loney and...
Via NESN.com
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates Renewing Interest in James Loney

The Pittsburgh Pirates reportedly are engaged  in talks about signing free-agent first baseman James Loney.  Loney was thought to be the top target all along for Pittsburgh at first base, however there seems to be some difference on the financial framework of a potential deal. While Loney’s representatives are said to be looking for a three-year deal worth as much as $30 million...
Via Baseball News Source
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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