Mets Will Meet With Agents For John Axford and Kevin Gregg

An article by posted on December 11, 2013

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According to Jim Duquette of MLB Network, the Mets will meet with the agents for free agent relievers John Axford and Kevin Gregg.

I’m not such a big fan of Axford, but I do like Gregg a lot for the Mets and he’s a proven shutdown, late-inning reliever we can use.

Axford, 30, posted a 4.02 ERA and 1.355 WHIP in 75 relief appearances last season for the Brewers and Cardinals. His 10.1 H/9 scares the hell out of me and his velocity nose-dived which is a big concern.

Gregg, 35, had a terrific season for the Cubs posting 3.48 ERA while notching 33 saves in 62 relief appearances.

I would have to believe that Gregg would come at a costly $5 million or more on a one year deal, but if the Mets can afford it, I’m all in.

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