Good morning Mets fans! The free agent market got a little larger yesterday after the non-tender deadline last night.
Latest Mets News
The Mets tendered contracts to all of their players yesterday before the 8 p.m. deadline.
Latest MLB News
The New York Yankees named Aaron Boone as their next manager.
Welington Castillo became the first position player to sign a major-league deal after agreeing to a two-year, $15 million contract with a third-year option with the Chicago White Sox.
Shohei Otani was officially posted after MLB ratified the new posting agreement. He will have between now and 11:59 p.m. on December 22nd to sign with a club.
Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that St. Louis Cardinals executives are set to meet with Giancarlo Stanton‘s representatives. Sources believe a deal could be finalized in the coming days if Stanton is willing to accept a trade to them or the San Francisco Giants.
Jeff Todd of MLB Trade Rumors has a comprehensive list of the players that were non-tendered yesterday.
Latest NL East News
Former Yankees bench coach Rob Thomson will join the Philadelphia Phillies staff in the same capacity. He was with the Yankees for 28 years. The Phillies also promoted Ricky Kranitz to pitching coach and hired Chris Young, who will be leaving the Houston Astros (this Chris Young is not the outfielder or the pitcher that played for the Mets in recent years).
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This Day in Mets History
1991: The Mets agree to a five-year contract with the infamous Bobby Bonilla, who the Mets are still paying $1 million a year for through 2026.
Birthdays: Chip Hale turns 53.